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Garrison at the Yards Close to Topping Off

Onni Group's Garrison at the Yards condo, Toronto. Design by Wallman Architects.
June 15, 2012 3:27 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
Developed by The Onni Group and designed by Wallman Architects, Garrison at the Yards is neatly inserting itself into a tight site at the intersection of Fort York Blvd. and Bathurst St. Having ... read more

Neon Condos Prepares for Excavation at Yonge and Eglinton

Neon Condos Toronto by Pemberton Group, Felcorp and Graziani + Corazza Architect
June 15, 2012 2:15 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Our tour of the Yonge and Eglinton neighbourhood this week wraps up with a visit to the future site of Neon Condos, by the Pemberton Group and Camrost-Felcorp. Unlike MYC and Allure, both being ... read more

Trinity Lofts Progressing Nicely Towards Completion

Trinity Lofts by Streetcar Developments and Giannone Petricone Associates.
June 15, 2012 2:05 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Construction on Trinity Lofts at Trinity and Eastern Avenue is progressing nicely towards completion. UrbanToronto Forum user TheKingEast brings us this recent photo showing the exterior virtually ... read more

Then and Now: Poplar Plains Road

34 Poplar Plains Road, Toronto, circa 1910
June 15, 2012 9:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 34 Poplar Plains Road, circa 1910. Residence of C. Cambie. Bond and Smith, Architects. Now. October 2011. I missed the original house by... I'm guessing a couple of years. If you enter ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For June 15, 2012

June 15, 2012 9:51 am | by Editor | Comments
Fort York targeted for rejuvenation; Toronto's most congested intersections; Waterfront Toronto considers streetcar alternatives and mor news. Four years after high-rise explosion, safety measures ... read more

Photo of the Day: A View of Toronto From Porter

A view of downtown Toronto from a Porter flight
June 15, 2012 12:00 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Captured by Forum member udo during his descent into Toronto, this is the ideal perspective to witness the furious pace of construction transforming our downtown. Having already absorbed thousands ... read more

2012 Pug Awards Announced

83 Redpath condos Toronto, image courtesy of &Co Architects
June 14, 2012 8:55 pm | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
The 2012 Pug Awards were handed out on June 13 in an auditorium at the tiff/Bell Lightbox, last year's winning Commercial/Institutional location. The awards, which measure the public reception of ... read more

The Interview: Prishram Jain of TACT Architecture, Part 1

Prishram Jain speaks with UrbanToronto at TACT Architecture's office
June 14, 2012 7:00 pm | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
UrbanToronto sits down with TACT Architecture's Prishram Jain. The firm recently won an Ontario Association of Architects Award for Best Emerging Practice. read more

Oneeleven Bathurst Impresses at Community Consultation Meeting

oneeleven Bathurst, Harhay Developments, Carttera, Core Architects
June 14, 2012 4:55 pm | by Albert Chen | Comments
Chris Harhay of Harhay Developments revealed details to the public regarding their oneeleven project at a community consultation meeting held June 12th. Located one block north of King ... read more

Zoning Amendment Application Submitted for 2135 Sheppard Ave E

2135 Sheppard Ave E will be developed by Hiltin Hills and Turner Fleischer.
June 14, 2012 2:11 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
An application has been submitted to the Planning and Growth Management Committee seeking a variance to permit a mixed-use development on a 21,000 m2 site designated by the city for ... read more

Queen's Park Station Entrance Ready to Open at MaRs Discovery District

MaRs Discovery District in Toronto by Alexandria and Bregman + Hamann
June 14, 2012 1:53 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Construction progress on MaRs Discovery District phase 2 has been moving along at an incredible pace following a prolonged and painful delay of nearly three years. When complete, the building will ... read more

Hoarding Arrives for Allure Condominiums on Yonge Street

Allure Condos in Toronto by Greenpark Homes with Page + Steele / IBI Group
June 14, 2012 12:06 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Our walk around the Yonge-Eglinton and Yonge-Davisville neighbourhood saw us begin at MYC Condos by Cresford Developments just south of Yonge and Davisville. After taking a brief detour along the ... read more

Then and Now: 60 Lowther

60 Lowther, Toronto, circa 1910
June 14, 2012 9:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 60 Lowther, circa 1910. Residence of Miller Lash. Sproatt and Rolph, Architects. Now.  October 2011. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For June 14, 2012

June 14, 2012 9:46 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Mississauga rules out referendum on casino; $1 million dollar gift for Fort York parkland; TDSB passes budget with $109 million in cuts; Eaton Centre murder suspect faces two murder charges; a ... read more

Photo of the Day: A View Down Spadina

Looking south along Spadina Avenue, Toronto.
June 14, 2012 12:00 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Not only has the change in weather swept away the humidity, but it also bathed the city in a particularly beautiful summer light. Taking advantage of this opportunity, Forum member yonderbean ... read more

MYC Condos at Yonge and Davisville Progressing Well

MYC Condos in Toronto by Cresford Developments with architectsAlliance
June 13, 2012 4:33 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
As UrbanToronto's moving date approaches, we thought we'd take one last walk around the neighbourhood to capture the current construction progress of some of the newer developments at Yonge and ... read more

Waterlink at Pier 27 Making a Strong Impact on the Central Waterfront

Waterlink at Pier27 in Toronto by Fernbrook/Cityzen, architectsAlliance
June 13, 2012 2:40 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Waterlink at Pier 27 is making progress at the foot of Yonge Street, with all four buildings now at various levels of construction. Developed by Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes, the four towers will ... read more

Mid-Rise Condo Project Proposed for Keele & Lawrence

2522-2443 Keele Street condos, Toronto. Developed by YYZed Property Management
June 13, 2012 2:19 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
With a seemingly insatiable demand for residential development in downtown Toronto, it is easy to forget that there are large swaths of the city that have been relatively untouched by this latest ... read more

Spadina Extension: Holey and Moley Reunite at Keele and Finch

TTC Subway Extension by the TTC in Toronto
June 13, 2012 11:33 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Amidst the constant fluctuations we continue to witness regarding the future of transit development in Toronto, it's reassuring to see construction is successfully moving ahead on the extension of ... read more

As the Weather Heats Up, The Four Seasons Shows Some Skin

Four Seasons Residences in Toronto by Menkes and architectsAlliance
June 13, 2012 11:14 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Our latest update of Lifetime and Menkes' Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences is brought to us by forum member urbandreamer. As the project gears up for its official opening later this ... read more