Another month of Toronto city-building, transportation, and real estate talk is now behind us, so we are looking back at what were the hottest stories, project Database files, and Forum discussions from June, 2022. 

Our Top Ten News Stories

This month, our Top Ten begins with #15, at The One. Despite being published on the second last day of the month, this story was a big hit for UrbanToronto readers. The unique tower floor construction of the development had us all a little puzzled, but we talked with Mizrahi to better understand what exactly is going on at the site.

15. Unique Tower Floor Construction Underway at Mizrahi's The One

The rest of our Top Ten stories this month are all based on new proposals that have been received by the City. Many unique and exciting ones caught the eyes of UrbanToronto readers, including new buildings being proposed on top of old ones, and others being proposed across from or attached to TTC stations. 

10. Great Gulf and Dream Propose Tower at Victory Silos Site

9. Marlin Spring Proposes 800 Units Across From Don Mills Subway

8. Devron Reaches Settlement With the City Over Historic 1140 Yonge Building

7. 35-Storey Condo Clad in Red Brick Proposed on Merton in Midtown

6. First Phase of Agincourt Mall Redevelopment Advances

5. Gupta Settles With the City, Resubmits SPA for 4050 Yonge at York Mills

4. Cantilevered 23-Storey Office Tower Proposed at King and Spadina

3. 33 Storeys Proposed to Top Modernist Downtown TO Office Building

2. Cadillac Fairview Advances 44-Storey Office Tower as Phase 1 at East Harbour

Our most read story of June was about the new 31-storey proposal for a mass timber tower on College Street, which would be a record-breaker itself.

1. 31-Storey Proposal Would be a Record Mass Timber Height

Looking southeast to the proposed 31-storey rental building at 191 College Street, image by Icon Architects

Our Top Ten Database Files

at #19, ironically, is 19 Duncan, which has made our Top Ten list in months past. As this tower continues to rise in the entertainment district, its database file has garnered some looks.

19. 19 Duncan

The rest of our Top Ten features many of the same very popular projects that we are used to seeing, with many of the popular databases reclaiming top spots after they had been shifted during the month of May.

10. Nobu Residences Toronto

9. Time and Space Condos

8. East Harbour

7. CIBC SQUARE

6. 160 Front West

5. Sugar Wharf Condos Phase 1

4. The Well

3. Pinnacle One Yonge

2. Forma

Most notably, The One has retained its top spot which was taken from it last month by 287 Christie. 

1. The One

The One designed by UK-based architects Foster + Partners with Toronto's Core Architects for Mizrahi Developments

Our Top Ten Threads

Our Top Ten Threads list starts with St Lawrence Market North, which has recently seen many orange fins applied to its sides, in addition to large panels of glazing. 

16. St Lawrence Market North 

The rest of our list includes many of the usual suspects, outside of #9 and #10, which have joined the list this month after being featured in stories on our home page. 

10. Lower Don Lands Redevelopment

9. East Harbour

8. Nobu Residences Toronto

7. Sugar Wharf Condominiums

6. 160 Front West

5. The Well

4. Forma

3. CIBC SQUARE

2. Pinnacle One Yonge

And as always, The One is in the top spot for most visited thread in June, with its unique construction practices keeping everyone intrigued, and on high alert. 

1. The One

Construction at The One, image by UT Forum contributor Benito

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

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