Another month of Toronto city-building, transportation, and real estate talk is now behind us, so we are rounding up the hottest stories, project Database files, and Forum discussions from February 2020. 

Our Top Ten News Stories

1. Toronto's Top 10 Tallest Construction Sites

CIBC Square, image by Ryan Debergh

Checking out where cranes are perched the highest around our city at the moment took the top spot for news in February. In second and seventh places are stories that concern new transit projects, while in general, there were a lot of stories that piqued people's interest from around the GTA, not just the core of the city.

2. Ontario, Toronto Formally Sign Agreement to Advance Transit Projects

3. Site Work Started as Mississauga's Lakeview Village Plan Evolves

4. Vaughan Metropolitan Centre's First Purpose-Built Rental Breaks Ground

5. 45-Storey Condo Proposal on Church at Richmond Resubmitted

6. Residential Tower Proposed on Fairview Road in Mississauga

7. New Ontario Legislation May Speed Up Toronto Transit Projects

8. The Thornhill to Bring Pedestrian-Friendly Changes to Bathurst Street

9. Master Plan Evolves for Upcoming Agincourt Mall Redevelopment

10. Five-Tower, Mixed-Use Development Proposed at 1960 Eglinton East

Our Top Ten Database Files

1. 88 Queen 

Rental towers at 88 Queen, designed by Hariri Pontarini Architects for Fitzrovia

88 Queen jumped a spot to become the most looked up database file on UrbanToronto this past month, while the previous two-month champ, The Well, dropped to fourth. The One also jumped a spot up, while Pinnacle One Yonge jumped three spots.

2. The One

3. Pinnacle One Yonge

4. The Well


6. Garrison Point 

7. YSL Residences — Yonge Street Living

8. 55 Mercer

9. Mirvish Village

10. Sugar Wharf Condos, Phase 1   

Our Top Ten Threads

1. The One

The One at Yonge and Bloor, image by Forum contributor Benito

Our Forum thread for 'The One' at Yonge and Bloor stays at #1 in February, while CIBC SQUARE stays at #2. Our thread for 33 Yorkville has displaced The Well to take the #3 spot for February.


3. 33 Yorkville

4. The Well

5. Pinnacle One Yonge

6. YSL Residences

7. Union Station Revitalization

8. Mirvish + Gehry

9. 160 Front West

10. Clover

We will be back at the beginning of April for a recap of March's top news stories, Database files and Forum threads!

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