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Excavation Progressing at Devron's Flo Condominiums in North York

Devron Developments, Flo Condominiums, Kirkor Architects Planners, Toronto
April 15, 2014 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
North York City Centre remains one of Toronto's busiest development nodes, with high density projects replacing single family homes and low-rise commercial buildings on a regular basis. Today we ... read more

Toronto Condominium Sales Remain Steady For Q1 2014

Toronto Skyline Gardiner Expressway Condos Real Estate
April 15, 2014 3:25 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
According to Toronto Real Estate Board President Dianne Usher, "Home buyers remain confident in condominium apartments". With public perception of declining sales throughout the Toronto housing ... read more

Brookfield's Bay Adelaide East Rising Fast in the Financial District

Bay Adelaide Centre East, KPMB Architects, Adamson Associates, ERA
April 15, 2014 2:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Financial District remains as the economic heart of our nation. Home to the country's major banking institutions, most prominent legal firms and of course the TSX, the Financial ... read more

Mississauga's Square One Southwest Expansion Under Way

Holt Renfrew Square One Toronto Mississauga Shopping
April 15, 2014 12:55 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Square One Shopping Centre acts as a large hub for downtown Mississauga. Located right off Highway 403 and Hurontario Street, the mall lies right at the growing downtown core of the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 15, 2014

April 15, 2014 9:30 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
April showers bring May flowers? Not likely! Toronto experiencing freezing rain and snow today; Toronto transit debate heats up as DRL & GO Transit are considered priorities; Toronto home ... read more

Photo of the Day: Soccer Skyline

Photo of the Day, BMO Field, Toronto FC
April 15, 2014 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
While it certainly isn't the most popular sport in the GTA, soccer is becoming more and more popular with Torontonians. The sport has an international appeal, and thanks to Toronto's diversely ... read more

Construction Progresses on RioCan's Yonge Eglinton Centre Upgrade

Yonge Eglinton Centre, Riocan, Page+Steele/IBI Group Architects, Toronto
April 14, 2014 5:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The intersection of Yonge and Eglinton has long been midtown Toronto's most important intersection. With the recent and continuing growth of residential towers in the area and the coming Crosstown ... read more

Centennial College Growing Again with new Multi-use Building

Centennial College Residence, Progress Campus, by Diamond Schmitt Architects
April 14, 2014 4:25 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Centennial College Progress Campus at Markham Road and the 401 is set to grow again with a new residence, teaching space, and conference facility being designed by Diamond Schmitt ... read more

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