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Construction Progressing on MOD and Graywood's FIVE Condos

FIVE St Joseph MOD Development Graywood Hariri Pontarini Toronto
April 22, 2013 2:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is speeding along at FIVE, a 48-storey condominium complex by Five St. Joseph Developments Ltd., a company formed in partnership between Graywood Developments Ltd. and MOD ... read more

Emerald Park Condos Rising at Yonge and Sheppard

Emerald Park Condos, Roy Varacalli, Metropia, Bazis, Plazacorp
April 22, 2013 1:30 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
North York City Centre densification continues with projects like Metropia, Bazis and Plazacorp's Emerald Park. Located Just north of Sheppard on Yonge, this two tower condominium ... read more

Then and Now: 7 Labatt Avenue

7 Labatt Avenue, Toronto, circa 1919
April 22, 2013 9:57 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 7 Labatt Ave, circa 1919.   Now. September 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 22, 2013

April 22, 2013 8:49 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Central Ontario communities hit hard by flooding; GO Transit will add 263 train weekly trips to its Lakeshore route; U.S considering a traveller's tax for border-crossing Canadians; chief ... read more

Photo of the Day: View From the East

Downtown Toronto skyline, Toronto Condos, Photo of the Day
April 22, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Here we have a view looking at the city from the east side of downtown. Down below we see the Don Valley Parkway, the Don River and a clear view across the Bloor Viaduct to the skyline ... read more

Ballast Dedicated at Great Gulf's Charlie Condo

Public Art "Ballast" by Jed Lind, with Charlie condos rising behind, Toronto
April 19, 2013 7:36 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We have a two Charlie Condos stories for you today. Purchasers at the Great Gulf condo 'Charlie' have been occupying their units for the past few months now, the building is registered, retailers ... read more

A Look Inside Great Gulf's Charlie Condos

Charlie Condos Great Gulf Homes Diamond Schmitt Architects Cecconi Simone
April 19, 2013 7:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In recent years, abundant development along the trendy King West strip has brought thousands of residents into the heart of the city. A record number of cranes dot the cityscapes of the ... read more

Tribute Moving Forward on Condo across from Loblaws at MLG

70 Carlton Street condos Toronto by Core Architects for Tribute Communities
April 19, 2013 2:16 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Tribute Communities has put in an application with the City of Toronto for a zoning amendment to build a 45-storey condominium tower at the northeast corner of Carlton and Church Streets. A leaked ... read more

Amenities and Interiors at Daniels' Cinema Tower Taking Shape

Cinema Tower Daniels Corporation Kirkor Architects Toronto
April 19, 2013 12:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
For those who have been absent from Toronto for the past few years, a walk though downtown’s Entertainment District would be quite an eye opening experience. The area, once dominated by night ... read more

E Condos Unveils 5% Deposit for those looking to live at Yonge and Eglinton

April 19, 2013 12:35 pm | by Craig White | Comments
There's a lot going on behind the scenes lately at E Condos, a project that will make a major difference when complete at Yonge and Eglinton. The Bazis, Metropia and RioCan joint venture will ... read more

Then and Now: Banking at Yonge and Bloor

Yonge and Bloor, northwest corner, Toronto, circa 1922
April 19, 2013 9:59 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Canadian Bank of Commerce. Yonge and Bloor Branch. Northwest corner, circa 1922. Picture sourced by wwwebster. Sometimes I forget to mention this.  :) Now. October 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 19, 2013

April 19, 2013 9:48 am | by Editor | Comments
Committee to examine shields for Toronto taxi drivers; many ways to fund Bixi bike-share program; five ways to celebrate Earth Day in Toronto; and more news. Liberals display sense of humour on ... read more

Photo of the Day: Monoliths

Financial District, Toronto
April 19, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Historically cities have been constructed fanning out from their most important structures, whether they be the great civic buildings of ancient Greece, the imposing castles of the late medieval ... read more

Pinnacle on Adelaide Gathering Speed In the Entertainment District

Pinnacle on Adelaide Pinnacle International Hariri Pontarini Architects Toronto
April 18, 2013 3:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The days are heating up, and so is construction activity in the constantly evolving Entertainment District. A large percentage of Downtown condominium developments, both recently completed and ... read more

Beautiful: The New Toronto Home of The Sisters of St. Joseph

Residential Care Facility, Toronto
April 18, 2013 3:15 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
In a time when a good deal of Toronto's religious community is amalgamating into fewer buildings and some of the underused churches are being transformed into condos or performance spaces, it's ... read more

Little Trinity Church Restores a Little Bit of Old Corktown

Trinity Church Redevelopment in Downtown Toronto Corktown
April 18, 2013 2:20 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Little Trinity Anglican Church in Toronto's Corktown neighbourhood is in the midst of a small but significant heritage project. Facing onto King Street just east of Parliament are—or at least ... read more

Then and Now: BaBloor Hotel, Bay and Bloor

BaBloor Hotel, Bay and Bloor, Toronto, circa 1945
April 18, 2013 9:30 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. BaBloor Hotel [what an awkward name...]. 1163 - 1167 Bay Street, between Charles and Bloor, circa 1945. Now. October 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 18, 2013

April 18, 2013 9:10 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
GTA mayors getting behind Transit plan; Ford does not want to subsidize BIXI; casino approval unlikely at council and more! GTA mayors get behind transit plan at CivicAction event, saying it’s ... read more

Photo of the Day: Life in a Box

Financial District, Toronto
April 18, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
From afar they may appear to be just random glowing boxes in the sky, but upon closer inspection these individual rectangles and squares contain the professional — and now more often the personal ... read more

B.Streets Condos Touts Large 2 Storey Penthouses

B.streets, Toronto
April 17, 2013 3:46 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Toronto is a city made up of a wide variety of colourful and unique neighbourhoods, perhaps one of the most uniquely Toronto areas is the neighbourhood surrounding the intersection of Bloor and ... read more