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Demolition Imminent at Bazis' E Condos Site

E Condos, Bazis, Metropia, Riocan, Rosario Varacalli, Toronto
April 14, 2014 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Yonge and Eglinton area is seeing a great deal of intensification in advance of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT's 2020 opening, with a number of residential developments under construction as well ... read more

Daniels HighPark Condos Hitting Grade on Bloor West

The Daniels Corporation, HighPark, Diamond Schmitt, Bloor West, Toronto
April 14, 2014 10:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With one of the best retail strips in the city just to the west, good transit, and of course the famous High Park across the street, it is no surprise that the Bloor between Pacific Avenue and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 14, 2014

April 14, 2014 7:47 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Examining the Don Jail and Alexandra Park redevelopments; Toronto gets creative with library`s first 3D printer; Jimmy Kimmel makes guest appearance on Ford brothers' Youtube series; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Monument to Multiculturalism

Photo of the Day, Union Station, statue, Monument to Multiculturalism
April 14, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In front of Union Station, artist Francesco Perilli's 'Monument to Multiculturalism' has been a fixture on Front Street since its unveiling in 1985. With the station now in the midst of a ... read more

Hot Docs 2014 has plenty for Urban and Architectural Enthusiasts

April 12, 2014 1:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
If you find yourself glued to UrbanToronto for stories about Toronto's changing urban form, new buildings, and the urban experience, then you're a pretty good candidate to fill seats at the Hot ... read more

Alterra's Post House Condos Tops Off at Adelaide and George

Post House Condominiums, Alterra, Wallman Architects, Toronto
April 11, 2014 3:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since we last visited the site of Alterra’s Post House Condominiums, a 21-storey condominium under construction next to the site of Toronto's first Post Office at Adelaide ... read more

68 Main Street Blending into an Historic Markham Streetscape

68 Main Street, Markham, Sierra Building Group, Flanagan Beresford Patteson
April 11, 2014 2:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The original townsite of Markham is rich with historic architecture and culture, boasting a quaint and charming small-town vibrancy set amongst the endless spawl of Toronto's bustling suburban ... read more

Nicholas Residences Making Progress at Yonge and St. Mary

Nicholas Residences, Bloor Yorkville, Urban Capital, Core Architects
April 11, 2014 10:45 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Nicholas Residences has experienced a great deal of growth since we last checked in with the project in late October 2013. At the time, construction on the 35-storey building, developed through a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 11, 2014

April 11, 2014 9:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Pearson Airport can't handle severe weather; Addressing Toronto's transit deficit; CBC to cut 657 jobs and no longer compete for pro sports rights; and more news... City Councillors want OMB ... read more

Photo of the Day: Restaurant Row

Photo of the Day, Restaurant Row
April 11, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Entertainment District has become quite the busy place in recent years. While we pay a great deal of attention to the continued growth of the Entertainment District's skyline, it is the ... read more

X2 Condos Reaching to the Sky at Jarvis and Charles

X2 Condominiums, Lifetime, Great Gulf Homes, Wallman Architects, Toronto
April 10, 2014 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a while since we last checked in on the construction of X2 Condominiums, a 49-storey, Wallman Architects-designed condominium tower by Lifetime ... read more

Ceremonial First Pile Lowered into Ground at Concert's 88 Scott Site

88 Scott, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Toronto
April 10, 2014 1:17 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just under two weeks ago, Concert Properties' 88 Scott broke ground in dramatic fashion when a deep drilling auger chewed into the earth and kicked off the shoring and excavation stage of the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: An Office Tower is Born

Throwback Thursday, Bay Adelaide Centre
April 10, 2014 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bay Street is to Canada what Wall Street is to the United States, a catch-all term to describe not just an area but to finance in general. Like Wall Street in New York, Bay Street is home to some ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 10, 2014

April 10, 2014 9:44 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City may start accepting cellphone payments for parking; Transit expert has ideas to improve TTC and GO service; Rob Ford wants streetcars off Toronto streets; and more news... Toronto may start ... read more

Photo of the Day: St. Lawrence

Photo of the Day, St. Lawrence
April 10, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The St. Lawrence district is among the most sought-after urban neighbourhoods on the continent, and is home to destinations like the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts as well as the St. Lawrence ... read more

TAS Launches Kingston&Co Condominiums With Dialogue

Kingston&Co., TAS, Main and Main Developments, First Capital Realty, Teeple
April 9, 2014 7:17 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The continued housing boom has brought about tremendous change in Downtown Toronto, but suburban areas in North York, Etobicoke and Scarborough are seeing profound growth as well. In Scarborough, ... read more

Construction Progressing on 66 Isabella's 23-Storey Addition

66 Isabella, Mohican Holdings, Quadrangle Architects
April 9, 2014 5:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
An extensive facelift of a 1970s residential rental tower continues at the corner of Church and Isabella, and construction activity is starting to heat up in stride with the weather. Owned by ... read more

Monarch Launches Riva del Lago Condos in Humber Bay Shores

Riva del Lago condos, Toronto, by Graziani + Corazza Architects for Monarch
April 9, 2014 4:05 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Monarch Group is launching the second phase at their Lago on the Waterfront site in Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores area. Riva del Lago is a 14-storey condominium which will rise across ... read more

Habitat for Humanity Ribbon-Cutting at Daniels' Cinema Tower

Cinema Tower, The Daniels Corporation, Habitat for Humanity, Toronto
April 9, 2014 11:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We live in one of the world's greatest cities, but due to current market conditions, affordable and livable housing options are becoming more and more scarce. Residents like the Zhang-Min ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 9, 2014

April 9, 2014 7:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Housing market faces crucial spring test; Toronto slaughterhouse under creditor protection; Luminato's 2014 lineup unveiled; and more news... Canadian housing market faces crucial spring test ... read more