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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

Aspen Ridge's Studio Climbs into Entertainment District Skies

Studio and Studio2 on Richmond condos, Aspen Ridge Homes, Quadrangle Architects
June 9, 2014 1:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the impressive amount of construction in Toronto's Entertainment District, we find ourselves turning our attention back the area on an almost daily basis as several high-rise developments ... read more

Daniels HighPark Condominiums Rising Above the Hoarding

HighPark Condominiums by The Daniels Corporation, Diamond Schmitt Architects
June 9, 2014 12:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A couple of months since our last visit, HighPark Condominiums by The Daniels Corporation is suddenly making an impact on its surroundings as it begins to rise above the hoarding. Let's catch ... read more

Tower, Glass, and Podium Going Up at Bay Adelaide Centre East

Brookfield, Bay Adelaide Centre East
June 6, 2014 4:55 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Bay Adelaide Centre East has made a good deal of vertical progress since we last checked in with the project  almost two months ago. The building, under development by Brookfield Office ... read more

Great Toronto Views From the Top of Pinnacle on Adelaide Condos

Pinnacle on Adelaide, Pinnacle International, Hariri Pontarini Architects
June 6, 2014 12:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Entertainment District remains a hotbed of construction activity, as crews work away on the many skyscraping condominium towers now rising throughout the area. On the southwest corner of ... read more

Market Street Makeover Officially Unveiled

Patios along the west side of Market Street. Image by Jack Landau, 06/04/2014.
June 4, 2014 7:40 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
After years of restoration and construction, the revitalization of Market Street has been officially recognized and commemorated with the unveiling of "Paul Oberman Walk". The only purpose-built ... read more

Hard Hat Tour of Topped-Off Peter Street Condominiums

Peter Street Condominiums Toronto Ontario Canada Centrecourt
June 4, 2014 4:05 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Just south of Queen West's shops, one of Toronto's newest residential developments has just topped off at Peter and Adelaide Streets. Now standing at its final height of 426 feet, the ... read more

Hullmark's 60 Atlantic Adapts Liberty Village Heritage Warehouse

60 Atlantic, Hullmark, Quadrangle Architects, Liberty Village, Toronto
June 3, 2014 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Liberty Village has been transformed over the last several years, and it continues to evolve. The neighbourhood was once an industrial district, one of Toronto's largest manufacturing hubs, ... read more

Topping Off May 2014: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

June 2, 2014 3:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The mercury is rising across the GTA as the summer approaches, and with countless residential and commercial developments as well as infrastructure projects under way in the region, the headlines, ... read more

Phase Two of UrbanCapital's River City Condos Tops Off

River City Condos Phase 2, Urban Capital, Saucier + Perrotte, Toronto
June 2, 2014 12:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last week we attended the friends & past purchasers launch of River City 3 (RC3), but the ramping up of the marketing for the third phase isn't the only recent milestone for this development, ... read more

Demolition Clearing Way for E Condos at Yonge and Eglinton

E Condos Roy Varacalli Metropia Riocan Bazis International Toronto
May 30, 2014 6:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
UrbanToronto's Projects and Construction thread for Bazis, Metropia and RioCan's  E Condos, has been updated regularly over the last month with images of the ... read more

Smaller But Taller Mirvish+Gehry 2.0 Reboots Landmark Proposal

May 28, 2014 12:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The beta version of Mirvish+Gehry 2.0 has arrived. It's 2.0 because we are looking at a fresh new proposal now—not just the latest iteration of the initial proposal—and beta because what you'll ... read more

Excavation Progressing for Plaza's Musee Condos in King West

Musée condos, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
May 27, 2014 4:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The King West neighbourhood's growth continues to spill out onto surrounding streets in the form of mid and high-rise developments like Plaza's Musée Condos. ... read more