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Market Street Makeover Officially Unveiled

Patios along the west side of Market Street. Image by Jack Landau, 06/04/2014.
June 4, 2014 7:40 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
After years of restoration and construction, the revitalization of Market Street has been officially recognized and commemorated with the unveiling of "Paul Oberman Walk". The only purpose-built ... read more

Hard Hat Tour of Topped-Off Peter Street Condominiums

Peter Street Condominiums Toronto Ontario Canada Centrecourt
June 4, 2014 4:05 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Just south of Queen West's shops, one of Toronto's newest residential developments has just topped off at Peter and Adelaide Streets. Now standing at its final height of 426 feet, the ... read more

Hullmark's 60 Atlantic Adapts Liberty Village Heritage Warehouse

60 Atlantic, Hullmark, Quadrangle Architects, Liberty Village, Toronto
June 3, 2014 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Liberty Village has been transformed over the last several years, and it continues to evolve. The neighbourhood was once an industrial district, one of Toronto's largest manufacturing hubs, ... read more

Topping Off May 2014: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

June 2, 2014 3:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The mercury is rising across the GTA as the summer approaches, and with countless residential and commercial developments as well as infrastructure projects under way in the region, the headlines, ... read more

Phase Two of UrbanCapital's River City Condos Tops Off

River City Condos Phase 2, Urban Capital, Saucier + Perrotte, Toronto
June 2, 2014 12:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last week we attended the friends & past purchasers launch of River City 3 (RC3), but the ramping up of the marketing for the third phase isn't the only recent milestone for this development, ... read more

Demolition Clearing Way for E Condos at Yonge and Eglinton

E Condos Roy Varacalli Metropia Riocan Bazis International Toronto
May 30, 2014 6:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
UrbanToronto's Projects and Construction thread for Bazis, Metropia and RioCan's  E Condos, has been updated regularly over the last month with images of the ... read more

Smaller But Taller Mirvish+Gehry 2.0 Reboots Landmark Proposal

May 28, 2014 12:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The beta version of Mirvish+Gehry 2.0 has arrived. It's 2.0 because we are looking at a fresh new proposal now—not just the latest iteration of the initial proposal—and beta because what you'll ... read more

Excavation Progressing for Plaza's Musee Condos in King West

Musée condos, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
May 27, 2014 4:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The King West neighbourhood's growth continues to spill out onto surrounding streets in the form of mid and high-rise developments like Plaza's Musée Condos. ... read more

Exterior Details Continue to Take Shape on Waterlink at Pier 27

Waterlink at Pier 27, Cityzen, Fernbrook, architectsAlliance, Toronto
May 27, 2014 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Developments that add their silhouette to the skyline in this city are the ones that get the lion's share of attention on UrbanToronto's Forum, and even on our front page. Another high-profile ... read more

Hard Hat Tour through Lifetime and Great Gulf's X2 Condos

X2 Condominiums, Lifetime, Great Gulf Homes, Wallman Architects, Toronto
May 27, 2014 10:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last week we took you on a ride up to the very top of Lifetime and Great Gulf's X2 Condos, now only a few floors shy of its final height where Jarvis meets Charles Street. ... read more

Crane Up for Oxford's 40-Storey EY Tower in Downtown Toronto

EY Tower, 100 Adelaide West, Oxford Properties, Kohn Pedersen Fox, Toronto
May 26, 2014 4:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another major office tower will soon grace the skyline of Toronto's densely clustered Financial District, as a tower crane is now in place at the site of Oxford Properties' EY Tower. read more

Oben Flats aims to bring Style to Toronto Rental Market

May 26, 2014 2:45 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
In early May, Oben Flats Leslieville—a new development on Queen Street East—received Community Council approval, moving the project one step closer to breaking ground. This is one of ... read more

First Tower Floor Under Way at Backstage On The Esplanade

Backstage Esplanade, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Castlepoint, Page + Steele, Toronto
May 26, 2014 1:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction on Backstage On The Esplanade will soon be climbing skyward, with the first of the building's typical tower floors now beginning to take shape. The 36-storey, Page + ... read more

Tower Floors Rising at Allied's Queen Richmond Centre West

Queen Richmond Centre West, QRC, Allied, Sweeny &Co, Stephenson Engineering
May 26, 2014 10:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Entertainment District is in the midst of transforming into a high-density residential hub with the addition of countless high-rise condominiums, some complete, and many under construction. ... read more

Construction Progressing at Studio and Studio2 on Richmond

Studio and Studio2 on Richmond Quadrangle Architects Aspen Ridge Homes Toronto
May 23, 2014 5:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping a close eye on Aspen Ridge Homes’ Studio and Studio2 on Richmond over the past few months, as construction on the project continues to progress. ... read more

Theatre Park Condo Tops Off in the Entertainment District

Theatre Park, Lamb, Harhay, Niche, architectsAlliance, Toronto
May 23, 2014 1:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Of the many high-rise condominiums springing up from the ground in Toronto's Entertainment District, UrbanToronto readers have been paying especially close attention to a vitual instant landmark ... read more

A Trip to the Top of Great Gulf and Lifetime's X2 Condos

X2 Condominiums, Lifetime, Great Gulf Homes, Wallman Architects, Toronto
May 22, 2014 2:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On Jarvis Street just south of Bloor, Great Gulf Homes and Lifetime Developments' X2 Condominiums is getting close to topping off, just next door to its somewhat shorter ... read more

Inspiration Lakeview Soon to Transform Mississauga Waterfront

Inspiration Lakeview master plan, City of Mississauga
May 21, 2014 4:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
For years, the main landmark of eastern Mississauga's primarily industrial waterfront were the quadruple smokestacks of Ontario Power Generation's Lakeview Generating Station, known by locals as ... read more

Carmelina Condos Tops Off at Woodbine and Danforth

Carmelina Condos, Tre Memovia, TACT Architecture, Arsenault Architect
May 21, 2014 11:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Subway stations have an proven ability to promote density, often acting as a catalyst for both residential and commercial development. Steps from Woodbine subway station, developer Tre ... read more

Plaza Planning New High-Rise Condo Steps from Wellesley Station

50 at Wellesley Station, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
May 20, 2014 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Yonge Street corridor through Downtown Toronto continues to attract development, with an ever-increasing number of high-rise condominiums either proposed or already under construction in close ... read more