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Throwback Thursday: 280 King Street East

Throwback Thursday, 280 King Street East
July 17, 2014 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Redevelopment and gentrification have had a profound and positive effect on King Street East in recent years, attracting several high-profile businesses to build new headquarters in the area. One ... read more

One Month of Work at Great Gulf's One Bloor East: July 2014

One Bloor East, Great Gulf Homes, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
July 17, 2014 11:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What does one month of construction activity look like? The answer to that question varies for every project, depending on the stage of construction the building is at, and the size and shape of ... read more

Excavation Continues at Plaza's Musee and Harhay's One Eleven

Musée condos, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto, oneeleven, Harhay
July 16, 2014 1:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The corner of Bathurst and Adelaide is changing fast, and an entire city block is being excavated as crews dig down to make way for both Plaza's Musée Condos and Harhay's ... read more

Tango2 Soon to Top Off in Concord Park Place

Concord Park Place, Tango2, Page + Steel / IBI Group, Toronto
July 16, 2014 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yesterday, we took a look at Tango, part of Concord Adex's 45-acre, master-planned 'Concord Park Place' community that aims to add a total of about 7,500 new residents to the Sheppard and ... read more

Downtown Condos Now Complete at Portland and Wellington

Downtown Condos at Wellington West Toronto by Parallax Investment and &Co Arch
July 15, 2014 6:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We stopped by the site of Parallax Investment Corporation's Downtown Condos at Wellington West to check in on the recently completed condominium development at Portland and Wellington ... read more

Construction of Tango at Concord Park Place Nearing Completion

Concord Park Place, Tango, Page + Steel / IBI Group, Toronto
July 15, 2014 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a dozen years since the Sheppard subway went into service, and in the time since the transit line opened to the public, the suburban stretch of Sheppard Avenue East in North York has ... read more

Excavation Progressing at Concert's 88 Scott Street

88 Scott Street condos, Toronto, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group
July 14, 2014 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The excavation at the site of Concert Properties' 88 Scott, a 58-storey, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed condominium tower soon to rise from the corner of ... read more

Tower Floors Rising at Backstage on The Esplanade

Backstage Esplanade, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Castlepoint, Page + Steele, Toronto
July 14, 2014 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Located across the street to the south of the Sony Centre and L Tower, the construction of Backstage On The Esplanade by developers Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook ... read more

299 Roehampton Avenue Bringing New Rentals to Midtown

Construction at 299 Roehampton as of July 14, 2014, Toronto
July 14, 2014 12:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Just to the northeast of Eglinton and Mount Pleasant Avenues is the corner of Roehampton and Rawlinson Avenues. To the east are single family homes and to the north is Northern Secondary School, ... read more

The Berwick and Citytowns Making Progress near Yonge and Eglinton

The Berwick and CityTowns, Andrin Homes, Brown Group, Page + Steele/IBI Group
July 11, 2014 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been closely following the construction of The Berwick and CityTowns by Andrin Homes and The Brown Group of Companies, a 17-storey, Page + Steele / IBI ... read more

Sam The Record Man Sign Officially Moving to Dundas Square

Sam The Record Man Dundas Square Toronto Ontario Neon
July 11, 2014 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Ryerson Student Learning Centre is making quite the impact on the corner of Yonge and Gould Streets, and while the new landmark brings a bold architectural statement to the Downtown Yonge ... read more

Construction Progressing at Studio and Studio2 on Richmond

Studio Richmond Street Downtown Toronto Condos Aspen Homes
July 11, 2014 10:30 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
We have been closely following the construction of Studio and Studio2 on Richmond, a new twin-towered condominium development by Aspen Ridge Homes rising in Toronto's ... read more

Landmark Mirvish+Gehry Development Approved by City

Mirvish + Gehry Toronto, Projectcore Inc., Gehry Partners
July 10, 2014 2:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's next major landmark is one step closer to fruition thanks to today's vote at City Council supporting Toronto Planning staff's recommendations to approve the current application plan for ... read more

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