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Cladding of Aura at College Park's Roof Fins Under Way

Aura at College Park, Canderel, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Toronto
July 9, 2014 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction on Canderel's Aura at College Park continues to draw attention, as the finishing touches are applied to the towering 78-storey, Graziani + Corazza ... read more

Cladding Continues to Impress at Ryerson's Student Learning Centre

Ryerson Student Learning Centre, Zeidler Partnership Architects, Snøhetta
July 9, 2014 10:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ryerson University's new 150,000 square foot learning and study facility continues to turn heads at the corner of Yonge and Gould Streets. Designed by Snøhetta with Zeidler ... read more

Lifetime's Karma Condos Approaching Grade on Grenville

Karma Condos, Lifetime, Centrecourt Developments, Toronto
July 8, 2014 2:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a while since we checked in on Karma, a 50-storey, architectsAlliance-designed condominium tower by Lifetime Developments and CentreCourt ... read more

First Capital to Reclad and Revitalize 3080 Yonge Street

3080 Yonge Street, Lawrence, First Capital, Kasian, Toronto
July 8, 2014 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
When the Lawrence Subway Station opened in 1973, it significantly increased the value and demand for office space, leading to the construction of a six-storey office building on the northwest ... read more

The Gooderham Nearing Completion as Finishing Touches Applied

The Gooderham, Clear Spirit, Cityscape, Dundee Realty, architectsAlliance
July 7, 2014 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is nearing completion on Cityscape and Dundee Realty's The Gooderham, the 35-storey, architectsAlliance-designed fraternal twin of the neighbouring ... read more

Bresler's Parliament Street Data Centre Tops Off

Parliament Street Data Centre, Bresler, WZMH Architects, Toronto
July 7, 2014 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work continues on developer Bresler's Parliament Street Data Centre, a five-storey, 22,000-square-meter data facility which will soon serve as the new TR2 IBX Data ... read more

Cranes In Place at Globe and Mail Centre Construction Site

Globe and Mail Centre, King Street East, Diamond Schmitt, First Gulf, Toronto
July 7, 2014 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new office building has just met an early milestone on King Street East, with both tower cranes now in place at First Gulf's Globe and Mail Centre, a 17-storey, Diamond Schmitt ... read more

Lash Group's Cloud9 Condos Approaching Grade in Rexdale

Cloud9 Condominiums, Lash Group, Carttera Private Equities, Richmond Architects
July 4, 2014 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Progress is being made at the construction site of Cloud9 Condominiums, a new 260-suite development in Rexdale by the Lash Group Of Companies and Carttera Private Equities. ... read more

Urban Capital Partners with Graham Hill and Claude Cormier at RC3

River City 3, RC3, Urban Capital, Saucier + Perrotte Architects, Claude Cormier
July 4, 2014 10:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Next summer, the West Don Lands will play host to countries from across North, Central and South America and the Caribbean for the 2015 Pan Am Games. The new mixed-use neighbourhood is still in ... read more

Quartz and Spectra Top Off in Concord CityPlace

Quartz, Spectra, Concord CityPlace, RAW Design, Toronto
July 3, 2014 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Concord Adex's master-planned condominium community, CityPlace, continues to grow with the addition of Quartz and Spectra, 41 and 39-storey condominium towers by RAW ... read more

Topping Off June 2014: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off June 2014
July 2, 2014 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The month of June brought us the official start of Summer, but also plenty of news, new projects and Forum discussions. To recap the last month on UrbanToronto, we have compiled the top ten news ... read more

Construction Progress at King + Condos on King and Sherbourne

King + Condos, King Plus Development, TACT Architecture, ERA Architects
July 2, 2014 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
At the southeast corner of King and Sherbourne Streets, King Plus Development's eponymous condominium is now rising. Designed by TACT Architecture with heritage work overseen ... read more

Ken Tanenbaum of the Kilmer Group Talks Pan Am Athletes' Village

Canary District, DundeeKilmer, 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games
June 30, 2014 12:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
UrbanToronto’s Stephanie Calvet recently sat down with Kenneth Tanenbaum, Vice Chairman of the Kilmer Group to discuss the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletes’ Village in ... read more

Demolitions Clear Way for E Condos at Yonge and Eglinton

E Condos, Bazis, RioCan, Metropia, Rosario Varacalli, Yonge Eglinton, Toronto
June 30, 2014 11:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Steady progress is being made at the site of Bazis, Metropia and RioCan's E Condos, a Rosario Varacalli-designed development featuring 58 and ... read more

Brookfield's Bay Adelaide Centre East Tower Hits a Milestone

Brookfield, Bay Adelaide Centre East
June 30, 2014 10:30 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Summer is always a treat. For most it's the higher temperatures, the longer days, and the seasonal abundance of outdoor activities. For us, summer is also exciting because of the faster rate at ... read more

Crane Comes Down at Plaza's Ivory on Adelaide

Ivory on Adelaide, Plaza, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
June 23, 2014 5:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Less than a week since we last checked in on Plaza's Ivory on Adelaide, the project hit a major milestone this Saturday, with the removal of its tower crane. The ... read more

FIVE Condos Continues to Grow near Yonge and Wellesley

FIVE Condos, MOD, Graywood, Hariri Pontarini Architects, ERA, Toronto
June 23, 2014 2:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
About a half dozen floors from topping off along Yonge Street is FIVE Condos by MOD, Graywood and Five St. Joseph Developments. The development combines a ... read more

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