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Toronto's West Don Lands Transforming for the Pam Am Games and Beyond

West Don Lands Canary District YMCA George Brown College aA Toronto
April 5, 2013 4:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yesterday we gave you a little taste of the current state of construction on the West Don Lands Pan Am Athletes Village. During the 2015 Pan and ParaPan Am Games, the Athlete’s Village will be ... read more

Structures Rising at Pan Am Village in the West Don Lands

Pan Am Athlete's Village at West Don Lands in Downtown Toronto
April 4, 2013 5:00 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The 2015 Pan Am Games are roughly two and a half years away, so the race to complete the Pan Am Village in the West Don Lands is on. With a two-year deadline for the 14-acre development, ... read more

UPDATED: More Details Emerge for Pinnacle's Skyscraping 1 & 7 Yonge Proposal

1 & 7 Yonge Street Pinnacle International Hariri Pontarini Architects Toronto
April 4, 2013 1:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Toronto Star lands, bounded by Yonge and Freeland Streets, Lake Shore Blvd, and Queens Quay, were purchased last year by Vancouver based developer Pinnacle International for a ... read more

Updating Pure Plaza's York Harbour Club Condominiums

York Harbour Club, Toronto, Condo
April 4, 2013 1:05 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
One of the greatest things about living in such a large country with a small population is how close we can be to nature. Living in Canada's largest city (and North America's fourth largest) ... read more

Update on Plans for Camrost Felcorp's Yorkville Plaza

Yorkville Plaza, Toronto condos
April 3, 2013 4:20 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Of all the Toronto's neighbourhoods now experiencing renewal, Yorkville has seen more than its fair share of change throughout the past hundred years. It started out at as a quiet village north of ... read more

3C Lakeshore Waterfront Project To Transform Lower Don Lands

3C Waterfront Project at Lower Don Lands in Downtown Toronto
April 3, 2013 2:00 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The Lower Don Lands are in for a major transformation in the next decade. The expansive 5.5 hectare/13.5 acre chunk of land south of the Gardiner Expressway is currently a disused post-industrial ... read more

Excavation Proceeds for Lanterra's 3018 Yonge in Lawrence Park

Excavation Work, 3018 Yonge, Toronto
April 3, 2013 12:00 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
More and more projects are popping up in Toronto's burgeoning Midtown area. With people flocking to convienient and efficient living spaces close to work and transit, developers are squeezing in ... read more

Views Framed by Libeskind: Touring the L Tower, Part 2

L Tower Cityzen Fernbrook Castlepoint Daniel Libeskind Dominus Toronto
April 2, 2013 6:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yesterday we took you to the very top of Cityzen, Fernbrook and Castlepoint’s L-Tower to show off some of the stunning vistas as seen from above the 58-storey Daniel Libeskind-designed ... read more

View From The Top: Touring the L Tower, Part 1

L Tower Cityzen Fernbrook Castlepoint Daniel Libeskind Toronto
April 1, 2013 5:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The hardhat tour has always been an interesting part of the UrbanToronto employee experience. Whether touring a topped-out high-rise or a half built mid-rise, the feeling of donning a hardhat and ... read more

Tridel's West Village and Edilcan's One Valhalla Rise Above the 427

West Village, Tridel, One Valhalla, Edilcan
April 1, 2013 4:40 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
As the price of land skyrockets around the GTA, developers are densifying areas of Toronto which might at first glance not appeal particularly. This stretch of Highway 427 in Etobicoke, just ... read more

Construction Update: Chaz Yorkville Condos On The Rise

Chaz, Construction, Toronto
April 1, 2013 2:20 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
As our city grows and evolves to meet the needs of a 21st century lifestyle formerly quiet streets are being transformed into high density residential areas. Charles Street in the area of Yonge ... read more

The Berwick Ready to Rise near Yonge and Eglinton

The Berwick, Toronto, Scale Model
March 28, 2013 3:40 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Yonge and Eglinton for a long time now has been one of the city's most desirable neighbourhoods, and this recent building boom along with reshaping the way we live and function in the city has ... read more

Tridel's One Old Mill Condo Begins to rise in Bloor West Village

One Old Mill, Under Construction, Toronto
March 27, 2013 4:55 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
As development continues to boom in Toronto's core, the land in the city's encircling neighbourhoods is also becoming more and more valuable, and we see dozens of residential projects underway in ... read more

Post House Condos Progressing East of Downtown

Post House, Condos, Toronto
March 27, 2013 3:30 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Post House Condos, part of the wave of residential and office development reshaping Toronto's most historic neighbourhood, is soon to make its mark on the east side of downtown. Taking its name ... read more

Lanterra's Ice Condos Gets a Podium, and Other Storeys

Ice Condos Lanterra Developments Cadillac Fairview architectsAlliance Toronto
March 26, 2013 6:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We just can’t keep our eyes off of Ïce Condominiums, Lanterra’s 57 and 67-storey, twin-tower development rising from York Street and Lake Shore Boulevard. With the 57-storey west tower approaching ... read more

Waterscapes and Ocean Club Condos Chart Progress in Humber Bay Shores

Monarch Corporation, Waterscapes condos
March 26, 2013 4:40 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The 5th and final phase of Monarch’s Waterview community is well underway. Waterscapes is a new condominium development located at 68 Marine Parade Dr in Toronto, just south of the ... read more

One Sherway Wrapping Up as Sherway Gardens Ramps Up

One Sherway condos, Toronto, by Page + Steele for Menkes and Great Gulf
March 26, 2013 1:22 pm | by Ted DuArte | Comments
The condominium towers at One Sherway are nearing completion after several years of planning and construction. The towers, four in total, range from 23 stories to 32 storeys and are contributing ... read more

Westwood Condominiums Bring Renewal to Central Etobicoke

Westwood Condominiums, EI Richmond Architects Ltd.
March 25, 2013 5:35 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Alterra's current addition to the Islington neighbourhood of Etobicoke is two-thirds of the way to its 6-storey topping out mark. Westwood Condominiums is a low-rise development ... read more

Construction Progressing at Southcore Financial Centre and Delta Toronto

Southcore Financial Centre Delta KPMB Page + Steele IBI Group GWL bcIMC
March 25, 2013 2:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As a figurative tidal wave of development continues to vertically transform Toronto, few areas of the city have seen the same level of unprecedented change as the downtown district becoming ... read more

Lanterra Collaborates With Neighbourhood Working Group on 501 Yonge St

Lanterra Developments, architectsAlliance, 501 Yonge St.
March 25, 2013 1:10 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Lanterra Developments and architectsAlliance have been collaborating with the City and a neighbourhood Working Group towards a condo proposal for 501 Yonge Street that is acceptable ... read more