It's a very brief bit of news that UrbanToronto member androiduk reported in the One Bloor thread on Thursday afternoon, but it's something that many who visit these pages have wanted to hear for a while. We have no image yet, but here's what you will want to know about the southeast corner of Yonge and Bloor Streets: "A construction trailer has been set up on the south end of the site and hooked up to the power supply. :):):):)

One Bloor, designed by Hariri Pontarini Architects for Great Gulf Homes, is expected to rise 70 storeys above Toronto's uptown crossroads. UrbanToronto will keep you posted on when the first shovel slices into the ground.

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