Photo of the Day: Look Down

Photo of the Day, Absolute World
July 23, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mississauga has come a long way in recent years, transforming from a suburban community of subdivisions and shopping malls, into an impressive urban centre. Mississauga is now the sixth largest ... read more

Steel Roof Frame Continues The Curves Atop Emerald Park

Emerald Park Condos, Bazis, Metropia, Plazacorp, Varacalli, NYCC
July 22, 2014 2:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been closely following the construction of Metropia, Bazis, Plaza's Emerald Park Condos, a development comprised of 42 and 33-storey towers ... read more

Diamond Schmitt-designed Office Progresses in the East Annex

17 Prince Arthur, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Toronto
July 22, 2014 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Bloor-Yorkville area is currently one of the busiest development nodes in the city, with plenty of high-rise and mid-rise projects rising throughout the area. West of Yorkville's Avenue Road ... read more

Residents Begin to Replace Construction Workers at Pier 27

Waterlink at Pier 27 Cityzen Fernbrook Homes architectsAlliance Toronto
July 22, 2014 11:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes' Waterlink at Pier 27 recently hit a major milestone with the first occupancies of the architectsAlliance-designed development. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 22, 2014

July 22, 2014 8:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Etobicoke residents wary of Mikey Ford’s bid to become Toronto councillor; Solar panels already appearing on city-owned buildings; Ford breaks silence on lobbying report, says he did nothing ... read more

Photo of the Day: Downsview Station

Photo of the Day, Downsview Station
July 22, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
One of Toronto's newest subway stations, Downsview on the TTC's Line 1 is one of our transit system's more impressive spaces. High ceilings, ample natural light, and rows of central supporting ... read more

Remains of Historic Wharf Uncovered at Tridel's Ten York Dig

Tinning's Wharf has been uncovered at Tridel's Ten York condos, Toronto
July 21, 2014 6:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It seems that nearly every time a new building goes under construction in the area south of the Gardiner Expressway, another reminder of Lake Ontario's former size pops up. The excavation for ... read more

Views From the L Tower: West and South Over the City and Lake

L Tower Cityzen Fernbrook Castlepoint Numa Daniel Libeskind Dominus Toronto
July 21, 2014 2:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Our recent trip to the top of Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint Numa's L Tower provided lots to look at, and we shared the views to ... read more

YC Condos Introduces Canada's First Fully Functional Digital Home

Samsung,Candarel, True Marque, Digital Home
July 21, 2014 11:50 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Canderel, the developer of Aura, Canada's tallest condominium, is attempting to turn heads yet again with what they aim to make one of Toronto's most luxurious residences, YC ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 21, 2014

July 21, 2014 7:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Gelatin factory’s odours upset Junction residents; Waterfront Toronto CEO says organization has plenty of oversight; Mayor’s nephew ‘Mikey’ running for councillor in Toronto’s ... read more

Photo of the Day: Golden Towers

Photo of the Day, Concord CityPlace
July 21, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's once-barren downtown railway lands have been transformed into a vertical neighbourhood by developer Concord Adex with their master-planned community, Concord CityPlace. The development's ... read more

57-storey KPMB-designed Tower Proposed for the Distillery District

31A Parliament St, Toronto, design by KPMB Architects for Dundee, Cityscape
July 18, 2014 10:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A 57-storey tower and 4-storey "ribbon" building have been proposed for the south edge of the Distillery District. The design, by KPMB Architects for Dundee Realty and Cityscape Development ... read more

Views From the L Tower: Across Toronto to the North and East

L Tower Cityzen Fernbrook Castlepoint Numa Daniel Libeskind Dominus Toronto
July 18, 2014 4:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
High-rise condominium living has a lot of advantages to offer, and while factors like sustainability will allow residents to sleep happy, it is tangible elements like views that add the ... read more

U of T's Jackman Law Expansion Takes Form

 Jackman Law Building, U of T, Hariri Pontarini Architects
July 18, 2014 12:00 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Dusty is no longer a term reserved for the lesser used books in one of U of T's many libraries—it applies to the campus as well. The University of Toronto, St. George campus, now with five ... read more

Continued Progress at Alterra and Zinc's 36Hazelton

36Hazelton, Alterra, Zinc, Quadrangle Architects, Goldsmith Borgal and Company
July 18, 2014 9:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Yorkville neighbourhood remains one of the most sought-after locales in the entire GTA. With some of the country's best shopping and dining options, demand for housing in the Yorkville ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 18, 2014

July 18, 2014 7:46 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Old Don Jail grounds to get new life; Maple Leafs lone NHL franchise on Forbes Top 50; TTC commissioner pushes for role on Metrolinx board; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Duality and Distortion

Photo of the Day, Peter Gilgan Centre
July 18, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since opening late last year, the Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning has become familiar to many Torontonians. The 21-storey, 750,000 square-foot medical research ... read more

CHAZ Yorkville Continues To Make a Mark on Charles Street

CHAZ Yorkville Toronto Condos Charles Street Yonge Bloor
July 17, 2014 4:10 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Located just southeast of the Yonge/Bloor intersection in Toronto is CHAZ Yorkville. This development by 45 Charles Ltd is slowly rising to prominence on ... read more

Construction Moves Above Grade at Exhibit Residences

Exhibit Residences, Metropia, Bazis, Plaza, Roy Varacalli, Toronto
July 17, 2014 3:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Across the street from the Royal Ontario Museum, construction continues to progress at the site of Exhibit Residences by developers Metropia, Bazis and Plaza. When we ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 280 King Street East

Throwback Thursday, 280 King Street East
July 17, 2014 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Redevelopment and gentrification have had a profound and positive effect on King Street East in recent years, attracting several high-profile businesses to build new headquarters in the area. One ... read more