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Site Plan Approval Sought for Aspen Ridge's West Condos

West Condos, Aspen Ridge Homes, Core Architects, Niagara Street, Toronto
January 17, 2018 4:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A plan to redevelop an 1887-built heritage factory building in Toronto's King and Bathurst area has been evolving since its initial proposal back in 2012, new buildings to rise south of the ... read more

Excavation Prepping Etobicoke Site of Vita on the Lake

Vita on The Lake, Mattamy, Biddington, Graziani + Corazza, Toronto
January 17, 2018 12:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We last checked in at the site of Mattamy Homes and the Biddington Group's Vita on the Lake and Vita Two On The Lake back in November, when shoring work had ... read more

Freehold Apartments Proposed Near Oakwood Crosstown Station

601 Oakwood, Katalyst, Sol-Arch, Toronto
January 17, 2018 11:01 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the 2021 opening of Toronto's Crosstown LRT line drawing closer, owners of properties close to the stations are seeking to intensify them. Just south of Eglinton Avenue and the future Oakwood ... read more

Rezoning Sought for 38-Storey Tower at 300 Bloor West

300 Bloor Street West, Toronto, KPMB, ERA Architects, Northrop, Collecdev
January 16, 2018 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last year, the start of community consultation put the wheels in motion for a redevelopment of the Bloor Street United Church site at 300 Bloor Street West. The proposal—a partnership ... read more

Phase 2 of 'The Lexington' Proposed for 840 Queens Plate Drive

840 Queens Plate Drive designed by Turner Fleischer Architects, Toronto
January 16, 2018 2:40 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
A rezoning application was received by the City of Toronto in December, 2017, for Phase 2 of the Lexington Condos at 840 Queens Plate Drive. The proposal in northern Etobicoke outlines plans for a ... read more

Proposal for The Queensway Continues Etobicoke Densification

1045-1049 The Queensway. Image by Graziani + Corazza Architects.
January 16, 2018 11:27 am | by Josie Harrison | Comments
Designed by Graziani + Corazza Architects for Marlin Spring, a 12-storey primarily residential building at 1045-1049 The Queensway could densify this avenue in the south end of Etobicoke. The ... read more

Revised Site Plan Submitted for Lifetime's Panda Condos

Panda Condominiums, Toronto, Lifetime, Turner Fleischer, Cecconi Simone
January 16, 2018 10:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With zoning in place and marketing underway for Lifetime Developments' Panda Condominiums, technical details continue to be worked out between the City of Toronto and the developer. ... read more

Crane Comes Down at Topped Out Totem Condos

Totem Condos, Worsley Urban Partners, RAW Design, Toronto
January 15, 2018 4:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A few weeks after topping out at a height of 64 metres, Totem Condos by Worsley Urban Partners marked another major construction milestone over the weekend. With forming ... read more

Mid-Rise Rental Proposed at Victoria Park and O'Connor

Lotus Park, Marydel Homes, SRN Architects, 1460 Victoria Park, Toronto
January 15, 2018 11:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A rush of development applications were submitted to the City of Toronto in the final weeks of 2017, one of which was a plan by Marydel Homes to redevelop a long-vacant site at 1460 ... read more

Growth To Watch For 2018: Entertainment District

49 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, designed by Sweeny &Co for Portland Property Group
January 12, 2018 5:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Looking back over another year of development in Toronto is a daunting task, especially sitting here at the beginning of our annual review. Last year, our 21 treks along the city's avenues took us ... read more

The Well: Updated Drawings Reveal Further Design Refinements

The Well, RioCan, Allied, Tridel, Adamson, HPA, aA, Wallman, Toronto, BDP
January 12, 2018 4:45 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Recently appearing on both our Top 10 of 2017 lists for most popular Database files and Forum threads, The Well is clearly one of the most highly-anticipated developments in Toronto, and ... read more

EllisDon and Renzo Piano Team Selected for New Courthouse

EllisDon, Renzo Piano, Ontario Court of Justice, Toronto
January 12, 2018 4:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rumours circulated in late 2017 that the team led by contractor EllisDon and world-renowned architectural firm Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW) had been selected to design the new Ontario ... read more