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Cladding Installation Under Way at U of T Goldring Sports Complex

University of Toronto, Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport, MJM, Patkau
June 23, 2014 10:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction has progressed on The University of Toronto's new Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport to the point where cladding is now being installed on the building's ... read more

The Heathview's North Tower Crane Comes Down

Pieces of the tower crane are removed. Image by Morguard.
June 20, 2014 8:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The crane from the North Tower of the 30-storey twin building rental complex, The Heathview, was removed this past weekend. The intricate process involved the use of a mobile crane to disassemble ... read more

Continued Progress at Emerald Park Condos in North York

Emerald Park Condos, Metropia, Plaza, Bazis, Rosario Roy Varacalli, Toronto
June 19, 2014 3:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
What is shaping up as a real landmark in North York's increasingly urban city centre is pushing closer to completion as crews continue working away on Metropia, Bazis, Plaza's ... read more

Redevelopment Plans For 'The Coffin Factory' In The Works

Niagara Street Toronto Coffin Factory Downtown Ontario
June 19, 2014 3:15 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Sitting at the southeast corner of Niagara and Tecumseth Streets is a historic structure known to locals as The Coffin Factory as the large scale building was indeed once a prominent factory for ... read more

Demolition Under Way at Chinatown Site of Dragon Condos

Dragon Condos, Ideal Developments, Young Wright / IBI Group Architects, Toronto
June 19, 2014 10:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Demolition is under way at 270 Spadina Avenue in the heart of Toronto's bustling Chinatown, in advance of construction for Dragon Condos, a 10-storey condominium from Ideal ... read more

Aerial Views Illustrate Growth at Great Gulf's One Bloor East

One Bloor East, Great Gulf Homes, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
June 18, 2014 2:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
UrbanToronto's growing body of Forum contributors have been keeping a close eye on the construction progress of Great Gulf Homes' One Bloor East. When we last visited ... read more

Transformation of RioCan's Yonge Eglinton Centre Continues

Yonge Eglinton Centre, RioCan, Page+Steele / IBI Group Architects, Toronto
June 18, 2014 12:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Anchoring the northwest corner at Yonge and Eglinton in Midtown Toronto, RioCan's Yonge Eglinton Centre has been a major provider of retail and office space for the area since ... read more

Continued Progress at The Berwick Near Yonge and Eglinton

The Berwick and CityTowns Andrin Homes The Brown Group Page + Steele Toronto
June 17, 2014 4:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction continues at The Berwick and CityTowns by Andrin Homes and The Brown Group of Companies, a 17-storey, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed ... read more

Details Make for Eye-catching Exterior at Plaza's Ivory on Adelaide

Ivory on Adelaide, Plaza, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
June 17, 2014 2:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was in February when we last checked in on the construction progress of Plaza's Ivory on Adelaide, a new condominium development being built on Adelaide just east of Sherbourne ... read more

Phase 2 and Phase 3 Overlap at Regent Park Revitalization

Buildings coming down for Phase 3, while Phase 2 rises behind it, Regent Park
June 16, 2014 2:10 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Over the years Regent Park has been in the news for many reasons, and over the years those reasons have made a turnabout, from stories of trouble to ones of hope, and now to ones of results. We ... read more

Construction Continues on Yorkdale Shopping Centre Expansion

Yorkdale Shopping Centre Expansion, MMC Architects, Oxford Properties, Nordstrom
June 13, 2014 6:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The $331 million expansion of AIMCo and Oxford’s landmark Yorkdale Shopping Centre, now celebrating its 50th anniversary, continues to progress with excavation now ... read more

Cadillac Fairview's Expansion of Sherway Gardens Progressing

View of the North expansion at Sherway Gardens, image by Craig White
June 13, 2014 6:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It's not just condos and office towers that make up the seemingly constant growth that Toronto is seeing these days. Another of the sectors that is seeing a huge amount of investment is our retail ... read more

Catching Up With Construction at HNR Dundas Square Tower

HNR Dundas Square Tower, Diamond Schmitt, Page + Steele / IBI Group, ERA
June 13, 2014 11:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
To the immediate south of Yonge-Dundas Square, construction is progressing on the HNR Dundas Square Tower by HNR Properties. Designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, Page + ... read more

Catching up with Lifetime Developments' The Bond Condominiums

The Bond condos, Lifetime Developments, Core Architects, Toronto
June 12, 2014 1:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been quite some time since we last checked in on the construction progress of Lifetime Developments' The Bond, a 40-storey Core Architects-designed condominium development ... read more

Streetcar's Carnaby Taking Shape at Queen and Gladstone

Two cranes stand over the construction site of The Carnaby Condos, Toronto
June 11, 2014 7:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We are not sure that when Streetcar Developments began their first development at Queen and Gladstone with Two Gladstone they knew some day they would build out nearly the whole block, and we have ... read more

City Approves 80 Units of Affordable Housing for Artists

Early render of Aquavista's northeast side. Image by Waterfront Toronto.
June 11, 2014 11:25 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
City Council has approved a plan to include 80 units of affordable housing for artists in a new development by Hines and Tridel in the East Bayfront community. The units will be owned by the City ... read more

Construction Progressing on new Humber River Hospital

Humber River Hospital, Plenary Health, Toronto
June 10, 2014 5:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction continues on the new Humber River Hospital (HRH), developed by Humber River Regional Hospital and Plenary Health with a design by HDR Architects. read more

Cityzen and Fernbrook's Ion Condos Preserves Embodied Energy

Ion Condos, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Architecture Unfolded, Toronto
June 10, 2014 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been roughly a year since we last visited the site of Cityzen Development Group and Fernbrook Homes's Ion Condos, a 9-storey condominium development at Keele and Wilson. ... read more

Catching up with Construction at The Station Condos on Wilson

The Station Condos, Brandy Lane Homes, SMV Architects, Toronto
June 10, 2014 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is progressing on The Station Condos, a 14-storey, SMV Architects-designed condominium development by Brandy Lane Homes in partnership with Shiplake ... read more

12 Degrees Condos Rising North of Queen Street

12 Degrees condos, BSaR Group of Companies, Core Architects, Toronto
June 9, 2014 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just north of the hive of construction in Toronto's Entertainment District, BSäR Group Of Companies' mid-rise condominium project 12 Degrees, or 12° if you will, is making a bold ... read more