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Daniels' One Park Place putting Regent Park on Toronto Skyline

One Park Place South Tower, Daniels Corporation, Hariri Pontarini, Regent Park
April 23, 2014 2:28 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work continues on the second phase of TCHC and The Daniels Corporation’s massive redevelopment of Regent Park. The transformation of this once undesirable neighbourhood has come in the form ... read more

Clock Tower Comes Down in the Name of Progress

The Erin Mills Town Centre clock tower on April 6, image by Jasonzed
April 21, 2014 5:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Major changes are underway at the Erin Mills Town Centre in Mississauga, as 20VIC Management Inc.'s $100 million revitalization and expansion of the mall moves forward. ... read more

The Academy Condos Brings New Housing Near University of Toronto Scarborough

The Academy, Lemine  Investment Group, Devron Developments, UTSC
April 21, 2014 5:28 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
The Morningside and Ellesmere intersection is becoming the site of a Scarborough revitalization. The intersection is just west of the University of Toronto Scarborough — which will be hosting part ... read more

A Floor Is Poured at the Parliament Street Data Centre

Parliament Street Data Centre, Bresler, WZMH, Toronto
April 21, 2014 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is progressing on the Parliament Street Data Centre, a 5-storey, 22,000 m² data facility from developer Bresler. The development will soon serve as ... read more

Aura at College Park Showing First Signs of Steel for Roof Feature

Aura at College Park, Toronto, Canderel, Graziani + Corazza Architects
April 17, 2014 5:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping a close eye on the ongoing construction of Canderel's landmark Aura at College Park, currently the tallest building under construction in Canada. The Graziani + ... read more

Podium Levels Nearly Complete at Backstage On The Esplanade

Backstage On The Esplanade, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Castlepoint Numa, Page+Steele
April 17, 2014 10:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since we last checked in on Backstage On The Esplanade, sister project to the high-profile L Tower by developers Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook ... read more

Expansion Projects Continue in and around Union Station

Union Station Subway TTC Front Street Revitalization Construction Toronto
April 16, 2014 12:00 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Union Station is Canada's most important transportation hub, bringing VIA Rail, GO Transit, the TTC, and even Amtrak together at the doorstep to our city. The station serves over 200,000 ... read more

Construction at L Tower Pushing into Final Stages

L Tower, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Castlepoint Numa, Libeskind, Toronto
April 16, 2014 11:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Easily among the boldest architectural additions to our city in the last few years, Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint Numa's L Tower has been ... read more

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

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

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

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

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

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