If you haven't already seen the images of Mod Developments' 60-storey Massey Tower that were released yesterday evening, pop on by UrbanToronto's dataBase - after all, BlogTO and over a thousand others have already - and the results are being registered in UrbanToronto's Forum thread for the project. While nothing ever gets 100% approval, there seems to be quite the groundswell of opinion in favour of the Hariri Pontarini design that will rejuvenate this stretch of Yonge Street across from the Eaton Centre.

Massey Tower Condos by MOD Developments, design by Hariri Pontarini Architects

One of the highlights of the plan is the restoration of the 1905-built Canadian Bank of Commerce building at 197 Yonge, and its incorporation into the project as the condominium's lobby. The object of some discussion is the glass cube for retail that will fill most of the space between the Commerce Bank and the 1906-built Bank of Toronto to the north. (The Bank of Toronto building is not part of this project.) Below is a closer look at the street realm of the components of the project.

Massey Tower Condos by MOD Developments, design by Hariri Pontarini Architects

Does it work for you? You can leave a comment below, or scroll down for the Projects & Construction Forum link if you wish to join the discussion in the thread. Interested in a suite in the building? Try the Real Estate Forum thread link below.

Want to know more about the building in general? We will have plenty more information and more images coming in the next week or so, but in the meantime, the are several close-up views of the renderings in UrbanToronto's dataBase entry for Massey Tower, linked below, for your perusal, where you will find links to the official website as well.

Related Companies:  Cecconi Simone, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Isotherm Engineering Ltd., Janet Rosenberg & Studio, Peter McCann Architectural Models Inc., Rebar Enterprises Inc, TUCKER HIRISE Construction