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 September, 2020. 

Our Top Ten News Stories

1. Metrolinx Details Plans for the West End of the Ontario Line

The map shows the new and old proposals for the Ontario Line route, image: Metrolinx

The reveal of details for the Ontario Line subway was a big story in September, with three articles on various project sections placing in the top 10, including the #1 and #3 positions. In second place were plans for a 54-storey tower proposed on the Harbour Castle Conference Centre site.

2. 54-Storey Redevelopment Proposed of Harbour Castle Conference Centre

3. Metrolinx Fills In More Details of Downtown Section of Ontario Line

4. Minto Sells Out Glen Agar Community in Etobicoke

5. M3 at M City: Construction Begins for Mississauga's Next Tallest 

6. CIBC SQUARE's South Tower Approaching Final Form in Downtown Toronto

7. Site Plan Approvals Advance for 57-Storey The HUB

8. The One's Unique Structural Engineering Emerges Above Grade

9. 35-Storey Condo Tower Proposed at Bloor and Spadina's Northwest Corner

10. 'Iconic' Don River Bridges for Ontario Line East of Downtown Toronto

Our Top Ten Database Files

1. Pinnacle One Yonge  

Pinnacle One Yonge, image via submission to City of Toronto

August's top three project database files—The One, Pinnacle One Yonge, and The Well —have been shuffled in the rankings in September, now in the 2, 1, and 3 slots respectively.

2. The One        

3. The Well  


5. 11 Bay 

6. 160 Front West  

7.  Sugar Wharf Condominiums Phase 1    

8.  The HUB

9. Garrison Point 

10. Nobu Residences Toronto

Our Top Ten Threads

1.  The One

Construction at The One, image by Forum contributor AdamS

The above-grade rise of steel structural elements has kept our thread for The One at the top of the rankings through September. CIBC SQUARE climbed from the #4 spot to #2 as construction winds down, and Pinnacle One held its #3 position as the construction advances on multiple phases of the complex.


3. Pinnacle One Yonge

4. The Well

5. Yonge & Rich Condominiums

6. Union Station Revitalization

7.  West Block Est. 1928, The LakeShore, and The LakeFront 

8. Lower Don Lands Redevelopment

9. 11 Bay

10. Waterworks Building

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

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