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Queen Richmond Centre West Continues to Take Shape

Queen Richmond Centre West Toronto Ontario Downtown
July 10, 2014 1:30 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Over a decade ago, the intersection of Richmond and Peter was very different from what it is today. Back in the 1990s, the area was filled with bars and clubs on all four corners, but today you ... read more

VHL's 2150 Rising at Birchmount and Lawrence

2150 Condos, VHL Developments, Master Building Inc, Scarborough
July 9, 2014 4:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the cost of housing in the downtown core at near-record highs, first-time home buyers are looking to the east, west and north for better value in the housing market. VHL Developments ... read more

New Renderings Show Evolving Design of Symmetry's The Tree House

The Tree House by 5468796 Architecture for Symmetry Developments
July 9, 2014 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Town home developments are becoming more and more popular within the GTA and the design of most tend to fall on the conservative side. Never afraid to stray outside architectural ... read more

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