With another busy month of proposals, construction and public realm improvements behind us, we round up SkyriseEdmonton's most popular stories, project Databases, and Forum threads of December 2019.

Our Top Ten News Stories

1. New Digs Underway for Two Arts Organizations in The Quarters

Ociciwan Contemporary Arts Collective rendering, image via RPK Architects

News of two vacant buildings in The Quarters being repurposed for arts organizations topped the charts as our readers' favourite story for the month of December, followed by our report on a new dual-brand hotel slated for north of downtown, as well as news on upcoming rezonings in Oliver.

2. 200-Room Dual-Brand Hotel Coming Soon to Central McDougall

3. Council to Consider Two Major Oliver Rezonings on Monday

4. Capital Expansion Tops Off

5. New Owners, New Vision for the Pendennis Hotel

6. Inglewood Intersection 123 Breaks Ground

7. Hat at Five Corners Tips Closer to Completion

8. Work Progressing at Stadium Yards

9. Foundations Being Laid for CapitalCare Norwood

10. Law Courts Getting a New Glassy Galleria

Our Top Ten Database Files

1. Encore Tower

Encore Tower, image via Westrich Pacific

Readers continue to flock to information about Edmonton's tallest residential tower, which is wrapping up construction this year, while also seeking more details about Glenora Park which broke ground this fall, and Hat at Five Corners which is also wrapping up this year.

2. Glenora Park

3. Hat at Five Corners

4. Pendennis Hotel Redevelopment

5. The Quarters Hotel and Residences

6. 9955 Jasper Avenue

7. J123

8. The Wedge

9. Open Sky 121st Street Project

10. The Augustana

Our Top Ten Forum Threads

1. Encore Tower

Encore Tower Podium, photo by Dave Sutherland

Edmonton's tallest residential building also dominated the Forum popularity contest in December, including regular photo updates of its construction progress, while members continued to check in on the progress of Alldritt's 280-metre tower proposed for The Quarters, and discussions around miscellaneous smaller projects going on around the city.

2. The Quarters Hotel and Residences

3. Edmonton Miscellaneous Projects

4. The Augustana

5. Valley Line LRT

6. Glenora Park

7. HSBC Bank Place Revitalization

8. 9955 Jasper Avenue

9. The MacLaren

10. Hat at Five Corners

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