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Globe and Mail Centre Excavation Progresses Along King East

Globe And Mail Centre King East Toronto Ontario
April 8, 2014 12:25 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Toronto's historic King East neighbourhood has been receiving much attention over the past decade. Many shops, restaurants, and condominium towers have opened up, filling in the gaps and adding ... read more

Construction Progressing on Hotel X at Exhibition Place

Hotel X, The Library Hotel Collection, Exhibition Place, NORR, Brookfield
April 8, 2014 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A major redevelopment is underway on the site a former Exhibition Place surface parking lot, with the construction of Hotel X, a 27-storey hotel developed by Exhibition ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 8, 2014

April 8, 2014 9:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Outside attack ads proliferate in Toronto Mayoral race; Island Airport tunnel construction continues despite delays; Volunteer drive kicks off for 2015 Pan Am Games; and more news...  Outside ... read more

Photo of the Day: A Changing View

Photo of the Day, Entertainment District
April 8, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Entertainment District is one of the city's fastest growing areas.  In a part of the city with countless high-rise developments under construction, the skyline of the Entertainment ... read more

Continued Progress on Bresler's Parliament Street Data Centre

Parliament Street Data Centre, Bresler, WZMH, Toronto
April 7, 2014 4:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction work continues on developer Bresler's Parliament Street Data Centre, located immediately adjacent to the historic Distillery District. Designed by WZMH Architects, ... read more

Updated Renderings Released for River City Condos Phase 3

River City Condos, Phase 3, Toronto, Saucier + Perrotte Architects, UrbanCapital
April 7, 2014 3:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The latest renderings of RiverCity Phase 3 have been released. The next phase at the 4-phase UrbanCapital project on the Don River south of King Street is proposed to rise 28 storeys into the air, ... read more

Totem Condos Stacks Up Well Against Average High-Rises

Totem Condos, Worsley Urban Partners, RAW Design
April 7, 2014 2:30 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The poignant nature of the high-rise is to identify itself in the urban skyline. Toronto has developed a tall condominium vernacular of floor-to-ceiling glazing but if you ask many a Torontonian, ... read more

Renovated BMO Offices Promote Collaboration and Info-Sharing

IBI Group Interiors, 55 Bloor West, Manulife, BMO Marketing, Toronto
April 7, 2014 12:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With more major corporations consolidating their operations into Downtown Toronto, IBI Group Interiors was recently approached by the Bank of Montreal’s (BMO) Corporate Real Estate Group ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 7, 2014

April 7, 2014 9:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metrolinx looking for short term fixes to transit with Downtown Relief Line decades away; Toronto to outline 2014 construction projects; and more news... Metrolinx looking for short-term fixes to ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Yearly Melt

Photo of the Day, Riverdale Park
April 7, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
An exceptionally cold Winter is now thankfully behind us, but before we can enjoy the Summer sun we must make it through the damp, muddy, boot-lost-to-quicksand Spring. Several months worth of ... read more

Bloor Street Partnership Promotes Toronto Cultural Gems

Bloor Street Culture Corridor launch, Toronto, Culture
April 4, 2014 9:40 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
The establishment of a new Arts and Culture district for Toronto, the Bloor Street Culture Corridor, was celebrated at L'espresso Bar Mercurio on Bloor at St. George this Wednesday. The ... read more

Tafelmusik Reworks Trinity-St. Paul's for Baroque Music Lovers

The Tafelmusik team: Bob Essert, Anne Minors, Edwin Rouse, Tricia Baldwin
April 4, 2014 9:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
For Torontonians, and for those beyond our city's boundaries who keep track, the question of whether or not Toronto is a great city—all too often couched in terms of us being "Word Class" or ... read more

Regent Park Revival Continues With Daniels' One Park Place South

One Park Place South Tower, Daniels Corporation, Hariri Pontarini, Regent Park
April 4, 2014 12:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following on the success of The Daniels Corporation’s One Park Place North Tower, the second and final phase of this development, the South Tower is drawing a great deal of interest from people ... read more

University Heights Professional Centre Poised to Benefit from Subway Extension

University Heights Professional and Medical Centre, Real Wealth, ACK Architects
April 4, 2014 10:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Big changes are coming to Toronto Ward 8 - York West. Of the over 50,000 people living in the York West area, 60% now use public transit. Thousands more commute to and from the area to ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 4, 2014

April 4, 2014 9:16 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A baby step forward for Toronto food trucks; John Tory's 10 commandments; TTC looks to York Region for transit answers; and more news... Rob Ford: ‘Your block is dead,’ Lisi threatens Dixon ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ground Glass

Photo of the Day, Allen Lambert Galleria, Brookfield Place, Santiago Calatrava
April 4, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Most Torontonians are familiar with Santiago Calatrava's Allen Lambert Galleria at Brookfield Place in the Financial District. The massive atrium, which connects Yonge and Bay Streets, has ... read more

Rooftop Terraces A Feature of Special Suites at The Carlaw

April 3, 2014 6:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A limited collection of suites with rooftop terraces have been released at The Carlaw, Streetcar Developments and Dundee Realty's 12-storey loft-style development now under ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Birth of Southcore

Throwback Thursday, Southcore
April 3, 2014 4:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Few areas of the city have seen the level of growth as the new Southcore district. Just a handful of years back, Southcore wasn't a district at all, but more like a conglomeration of surface ... read more

Toronto's 1958-built Don Jail East Wing Comes Down

Don Jail Demolition Bridgepoint Health Gerrard Broadview
April 3, 2014 3:20 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Last year, we reported on the opening of the new Bridgepoint Hospital at Broadview and Gerrard. Designed by Diamond-Schmitt, HDR, and KPMB Architects, the 11-storey ... read more

Master Plan Evolving for Harmony Village Lake Simcoe in Barrie

Harmony Village Lake Simcoe, CityCore Developments, Barrie, RAW, Diamond Schmitt
April 3, 2014 1:06 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A master-planned waterfront community is one step closer to transforming some of the Kempenfelt Bay shoreline in Downtown Barrie, as City Core Developments' Harmony Village Lake Simcoe has ... read more