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Extensive Amenities at Plaza's King West Condominiums

King West Condominiums, Plaza, Gabriel Bodor, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
March 31, 2014 5:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Liberty Village has seen tremendous changes in recent years as the former industrial district has been transformed by new condominiums and building renovations into a functioning mixed-use ... read more

Tableau's Soaring Colonnade Takes Shape on Richmond Street West

Tableau
March 31, 2014 3:15 pm | by Rami Kozman | Comments
Even in the midst of an intensely hyperactive condo boom, it is rare to see grand architectural gestures from residential developments in Toronto. Tableau Condominiums is one such ... read more

The Madison Pushes Above Street Level near Yonge and Eglinton

The Madison, Kirkor Architects, Yonge Eglinton, Toronto
March 31, 2014 12:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Yonge and Eglinton area is set to see some major changes over the next several years, as residential developments and a massive transit upgrade continue. Just east of Yonge Street on ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 31, 2014

March 31, 2014 9:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new name, new look and new prices for Bixi bikeshare program; Gardiner traffic expected to worsen in one month; Transit advocacy group singles out Transportation Minister Glen Murray, and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: York and Bremner

Photo of the Day
March 31, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Growth in Toronto's Southcore district continues to captivate a swelling population of urban development enthusiasts.  Today, the intersection of York and Bremner has been almost completely ... read more

The Canary District: Toronto Gets a New Neighbourhood in 2016

March 28, 2014 5:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto will see something extraordinary happen in the West Don Lands in 2016: a whole neighbourhood will be born over the course of about six months. Starting that March residents will begin to ... read more

Ground Officially Broken for Concert Properties' 88 Scott

88 Scott, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
March 28, 2014 3:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Thursday, March 27 marked the official groundbreaking for Concert Properties' 88 Scott, a 58-storey Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed development now underway at the ... read more

Ontario Home Builders to be Recognized at 2014 Tarion Awards

Tarion Awards of Excellence
March 28, 2014 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Tarion Warranty Corporation has announced the finalists for the 2014 Tarion Awards of Excellence, the only awards in Ontario that recognize new home builders based solely on their ... read more

Dundas Square Gardens Development Results in Gift to Ryerson

Dundas Square Gardens Toronto Jarvis Garden District Downtown
March 28, 2014 12:05 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Although a few blocks away from the hustle and bustle Yonge-Dundas Square, Dundas Square Gardens is the name of Easton's Group's newest condominium development. Currently the site of a Hilton ... read more

'Before Ontario' Looks at Our Home Prior to European Arrival

Cover of Before Ontario: The Archeology of a Province, McGill-Queen's University
March 28, 2014 10:40 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
On Wednesday, April 2 from 6:30 to 8 PM, the Toronto Reference Library will launch Before Ontario: The Archeology of a Province, a newly published book detailing the archeological evidence on the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 28, 2014

March 28, 2014 9:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto city manager clarifies Ford's $1 billion claim; City councillors want less secrecy on hazardous rail cargo; Jimmy Kimmel calls out Mayoral candidates for not mentioning drugs in debate; ... read more

Photo of the Day: Gates

Photo of the Day, 427
March 28, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
While the 401 holds the title for Toronto, Ontario, Canada and even North America's busiest highway, not many are aware that Highway 427 is a close second for busiest highway in the nation, while ... read more

Closing in on Completion at Lindvest's B.streets Condos

B.streets Condos Lindvest Properties Hariri Pontarini Cecconi Simone Toronto
March 27, 2014 6:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On Bathurst Street just south of Bloor in Toronto's lively Annex area, Lindvest Properties' B.streets Condos is on the construction home-stretch. The 9-storey condominium topped off last ... read more

Section 37 Money Provides New Park For Roncesvalles Village

Dundas Roncesvalles Peace Park, Toronto, by Mary Tremain of Plant Architect
March 27, 2014 2:40 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
While some Toronto residents will be staying indoors this Saturday evening, flicking the switches off and lighting candles for WWF's Earth Hour, and others will just ignore it all, a ... read more

Empire Communities' The HUB Releases Townhomes on the LRT

The HUB, Empire Communities, Richmond Architects, Oakwood, Eglinton
March 27, 2014 12:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Eglinton Avenue is set to see some major intensification over the next several years as construction continues on the Eglinton-Crosstown LRT line. Various developments are capitalizing on the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Church Colborne

Church and Colborne, May 8 2008, image by Edward Skira
March 27, 2014 12:00 pm | by Nada Laskovski | Comments
Toronto's ongoing transformation makes for some pretty dramatic before and after images. Our ongoing Throwback Thursday series compares recent photos with similar angles shot at the onset of our ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 27, 2014

March 27, 2014 9:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Candidates ignore Ford scandals in first Toronto Mayoral debate; Ontario Liberals in front in the polls after strong month; Beaches Jazz Festival will not be scaled back thanks to provincial ... read more

Photo of the Day: Mirror's Edge

Photo of the Day
March 27, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Imposing architecture and massive scale are the primary built form in Toronto's Financial District, where the nation's largest banks and white-collar firms are located.  Today's Photo of the ... read more

Touring Allied REIT's Queen Richmond Centre West

Queen Richmond Centre West, QRC, Allied, Sweeny &Co, Stephenson
March 26, 2014 4:56 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s Entertainment District has seen tremendous growth in recent years, but its transformation into a high-density neighbourhood has been dominated by condominium development, with little ... read more

Ryerson Presents Chris Matthews Architectural Lecture

Ryerson University Architectural Science
March 26, 2014 2:50 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The Architectural Science department at Ryerson University has been hosting various guest lectures throughout this past school year. Closing off the 2013-2014 Lecture Series is a prominent ... read more