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Aura's Steel Roof Armature Continues to Materialize

Aura at College Park, Canderel, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Toronto
May 7, 2014 1:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Canderel's Aura at College Park is currently Canada's tallest condominium residence, and the 78-storey, Graziani + Corazza Architects-designed development is now nearing ... read more

Construction Progressing on Tridel's Hullmark Centre

Hullmark Centre Tridel North York City Toronto Ontario Condos
May 7, 2014 1:00 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
North York City Centre's growth as a commercial and high-rise residential hub continues as construction progresses at Hullmark and Tridel's Hullmark Centre at Yonge and ... read more

Ground Level Live-Work Units Add to Offerings at DUKE Condos

Duke Condos, Quadrangle Architects, TAS
May 6, 2014 6:20 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
From a historical perspective, there is nothing groundbreaking about the live-work model. People have been living and working under one roof for centuries; think shopkeepers with their dwellings ... read more

Ocean Club Soon to Top Off on the Humber Bay Shores

Ocean Club and Humber Bay Shores surroundings, Toronto
May 6, 2014 4:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On the shores of Humber Bay, high-rise construction projects continue to form a new skyline for southern Etobicoke. In the heart of the action, Beaverhall Homes and Graywood ... read more

Queen Street East Sees New Mid-Rise Proposal

Rendering of 1327 Queen Street by Rockport Group and Trolleybus
May 6, 2014 1:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new residential development has been proposed for 1327 Queen Street East, located just west of Greenwood Avenue. Developers Trolleybus and Rockport Group are proposing to replace three ... read more

Emerald Park Offering a Wide Selection of Residential Amenities

Emerald Park Condos, Roy Varacalli, Metropia, Bazis, Plaza
May 5, 2014 6:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last week we took you inside of Bazis, Metropia and Plaza's Emerald Park Condos at Yonge and Sheppard, for a look at the development's ample retail spaces. Today, we return to the Rosario ... read more

7 St Thomas Office Project Prepares For Construction

7 St. Thomas seen from the north, image courtesy of Hariri Pontarini Architects
May 5, 2014 5:35 pm | by Craig White | Comments
While One Bloor is turning heads for its curved glass a couple of blocks to the east, another Hariri Pontarini Architects-designed project which will employ similarly sexy curves is gearing up for ... read more

One Bloor East Podium Glazing Turning Heads at Yonge and Bloor

Concave glazing, One Bloor East, Hariri Pontarini, Great Gulf Homes, Toronto
May 5, 2014 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been less than a week since we last took a look at One Bloor East, Great Gulf Homes' landmark high-rise condominium rising at Yonge and Bloor, but we just can't stay away from this ... read more

Yorkville Condominiums' Cladding Continues to Impress

The Yorkville Condominiums, Lifetime Developments, Wallman Architects, Toronto
May 2, 2014 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the heart of Yorkville, where posh and luxury have been the mainstay for a generation, Lifetime Developments is changing the face of luxury living in a playful way. Unlike many that ... read more

Exhibit Residences Reaches Grade at Bloor and Avenue

Exhibit Residences, Metropia, Bazis, Plaza
May 2, 2014 11:30 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Exhibit Residences, which aptly and elegantly derives its name and crystalline form from its southern neighbour, the ROM, is continuing to make construction progress. The ... read more

Morguard's The Heathview Updates the Forest Hill High-Rise Rental

The Heathview, Morguard, Page+Steele/IBI Group Architects, Toronto
May 1, 2014 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Living in a condominium often involves much more than just a long term investment. Rising real estate prices and ever-inflating condominium maintenance fees can be a dealbreaker for those looking ... read more

Topping Off April 2014: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping off April 2014: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
May 1, 2014 4:00 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
April was yet another fast-paced month for UrbanToronto, with many projects approaching completion and beginning to more closely resemble their renderings. Since last month, the weather ... read more

Emerald Park Condos Bringing Ample Retail to Yonge and Sheppard

Emerald Park Condos, Bazis, Metropia, Plaza, Rosario Varacalli, Toronto
April 30, 2014 3:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Almost a dozen years after the completion of the truncated Sheppard Subway, the former suburb of North York is urbanizing and densifying at an impressive rate. On Yonge Street, just south of ... read more

One Bloor East Continues To Rise at Yonge and Bloor

One Bloor East, Great Gulf Homes, Hariri Pontarini, Toronto
April 30, 2014 2:20 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Compare the southeast corner of Yonge and Bloor from 2007 to today and you will find the intersection virtually unrecognizable. Gone is the aging three-storey structure ... read more

New Sustainable Community Moves Forward in Durham

Seaton, Province of Ontario
April 30, 2014 1:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Growth in and around the Greater Toronto Area continues to outpace the rest of the nation, and while we have seen countless new developments and even a few new neighbourhoods during the course of ... read more

Urban Capital Launches River City 3 in the West Don Lands

River City Condos Phase 3, Saucier + Perrotte Architects, UrbanCapital, Toronto
April 30, 2014 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With construction ramping up on the first two phases of construction, Urban Capital recently launched River City Phase III, or RC3. The third phase of the Saucier + Perrotte ... read more

Peter Street Condos Closing in on Final Height

Peter Street Condos, CentreCourt Developments, architectsAlliance, Toronto
April 29, 2014 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the heart of the growing Entertainment District, yet another high-rise condominium tower is soon to top out. CentreCourt Developments' Peter Street Condominiums continues to ... read more

Aluminum Banding Appears on Pier 27's East Bridge

Waterlink at Pier 27 Cityzen Fernbrook Homes architectsAlliance Toronto
April 29, 2014 3:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction continues on Cityzen and Fernbrook’s Waterlink at Pier 27, a waterfront development consisting of four 11-storey buildings joined in pairs by two three-storey ... read more

The Mercer Continues to Rise in the Entertainment District

The Mercer Beaverhall Homes Graywood Developments BBB Architects Toronto
April 29, 2014 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since we last checked in on The Mercer, a 33-storey condominium development by Beaverhall Homes and Graywood Developments, currently rising in the ... read more

Diamond and Sorbara's No. 210 Simcoe Soon to Top Off

No. 210 Simcoe Toronto St. Patrick Dundas Queen Street
April 28, 2014 5:00 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Tucked away north of Queen and west of University, Diamond and Sorbara's No. 210 Residences on Simcoe is bringing a playful shot of colour to a largely monochromatic part of the ... read more