Trend back Thursday: Halo Rising

This week’s Throwback Thursday takes american back 39 months, matching up two very different views associated with ongoing change at the intersection of Yonge and Grosvenor streets in Downtown Toronto. In  April, 2018, some facing southeast across Grosvenor Street from just west of Yonge showed day to day demolition of a three-storey financial building, part of the site preparation works for the Halo Residences on Yonge   condominium engineering. Spared from the demolition have been the  1871-built former Start Hall No . 3’s call tower, which is being well into the base of the better development. In the background, YC Condos was in its when its wanted stages of construction.

Throwback Thursday, Halo Homes on Yonge, Quadreal Assets Group, architects—Alliance, Toronto Researching south across Grosvenor Alley, April, 2018, image by simply Forum contributor Benito

Catching up with the current instance in July, 2021, excellent has changed beyond the obvious alteration seen in the photo less than a. Halo is now rising about a height of 32 storeys with a design by  architects—Alliance , though not under the specific ownership as when the endeavor commenced in 2018. Company Cresford’s much-publicized  financial complications in 2020 led to more than one their active projects available off, including Halo. Landed by  QuadReal Property Group   in a  sale factory in September, 2020, Aureola has been steadily advancing, recently having its first exterior metal cladding installed.

Throwback Sunday, Halo Residences on Yonge, Quadreal Property Group, architects—Alliance, Toronto Looking south utilizing Grosvenor Street, July, 2021, image by Forum contributor Benito

We will inturn in a while with a second look at the changing face as to Toronto. In the meantime, you can suggest your own Throwback Thursday comparisons in our dedicated  Forum thread   for your chance to staying featured in the next edition.

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