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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

Winners Announced for the 34th Annual BILD Awards

BILD Awards 2014, 34th annual, GTA
April 28, 2014 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This past Friday, the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) honoured the year’s top builders, projects and marketing campaigns at the 34th annual BILD Awards. Attended by over ... read more

Podium Cladding Taking Shape at Studio and Studio2 on Richmond

Studio and Studio2 on Richmond Quadrangle Architects Aspen Ridge Homes Toronto
April 28, 2014 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
High-rise condominiums continue to populate the Entertainment District, but the legacy of the area's historic warehouse buildings remains. All four corners of the Richmond and Duncan intersection ... read more

Demolition Underway on Bazis' E Condos Site at Yonge and Eglinton

E Condos Toronto design by Roy Varacalli for Bazis Inc., Metropia and RioCan
April 25, 2014 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
When we last visited the site of Bazis, Metropia and RioCan's massive E Condos development, stores had been shuttered and demolition signs had been posted. As of this ... read more

Views of a Changing City from High Above Regent Park

Toronto Skyline, Regent Park
April 25, 2014 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Some of the best views of the Toronto skyline can be found in the neighbourhoods east of the downtown core. The high-rise apartment and condominium towers of Regent Park, such as Daniels' One Park ... read more

Demolition of Stalled Project Sets Stage For The Code Condos

The Code Condos, Toronto, BLVD, Lifetime, Hariri Pontarini Architects
April 25, 2014 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Almost everyone who worked in the Financial District in the 1990s is familiar with the once infamous Bay-Adelaide stump. The derelict remains of the cancelled construction project were an eyesore ... read more

River City Phase 2 Beginning To Take-On Signature Look

River City, Urban Capital, Saucier+ Perrotte, West Don Lands
April 25, 2014 10:20 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
The second phase of Urban Capital's River City Condos is beginning to take on the building's signature look as shown in its rendering. Recent photos of the development show work taking place on ... read more

Touring the Interiors at Daniels' One Park Place

One Park Place, Toronto, The Daniels Corporation, Hariri Pontarini Architects
April 24, 2014 3:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yesterday we took a close look at the progress at The Daniels Corporation’s dual-tower One Park Place, a market condominium development underway in the heart of Regent Park. Part of ... read more

90 Niagara Condos soon to join the King West Neighbourhood

90 Niagara, Fieldgate Homes. Giannone Petricone Associates
April 24, 2014 1:45 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
At the beginning of the year, UrbanToronto wrote an update on what to look forward to in the King West Neighbourhood for 2014. Aside from continuing work on projects like Freed's Fashion House and ... read more

Engineering Greener Development: Bioswales to Bioretention

April 23, 2014 4:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
We are beginning to experience first-hand the impact of fluctuating temperatures and weather patterns brought on by climate change—and at the same time we are more aware than ever of our need to ... read more

Daniels' One Park Place Putting Regent Park on Toronto Skyline

One Park Place South Tower, Daniels Corporation, Hariri Pontarini, Regent Park
April 23, 2014 2:28 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work continues on the second phase of TCHC and The Daniels Corporation’s massive redevelopment of Regent Park. The transformation of this once undesirable neighbourhood has come in the form ... read more

Clock Tower Comes Down in the Name of Progress

The Erin Mills Town Centre clock tower on April 6, image by Jasonzed
April 21, 2014 5:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Major changes are underway at the Erin Mills Town Centre in Mississauga, as 20VIC Management Inc.'s $100 million revitalization and expansion of the mall moves forward. ... read more