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Toronto's Entertainment District: Growth to Watch For in 2014

Entertainment District Toronto 2014 UrbanToronto
January 8, 2014 5:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
High-rise growth in the Entertainment District was a major player in 2013’s headlines. From Richmond to Front, and Spadina to Simcoe, the area ended the year with over a dozen cranes working away ... read more

Top of the Tower Amenities Stand Out at 1 Yorkville Condos

The rooftop amenity area at 1 Yorkville condos Toronto by Bazis and Plaza
January 8, 2014 2:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It was only yesterday that we covered another of Bazis's projects in this city—E Condos—up at Yonge and Eglinton in Toronto's Midtown core, a project now in sales which is going to transform that ... read more

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

January 8, 2014 11:34 am | by Editor | Comments
More cancellations, delays at Pearson Airport amid deep freeze; Tories accuse Kathleen Wynne of ignoring Rob Ford during ice storm; mapping the 'frost quakes', Toronto woman tracking cryoseisms; ... read more

Photo of the Day: Deep Freeze

GO Transit, Toronto
January 8, 2014 1:00 am | by James Bombales | Comments
Most of Ontario has been under a deep freeze and the GTA is no exception. Today's photo of the day was submitted into the UrbanToronto Flickr pool by Sigma and captures the extreme cold and dreary ... read more

E Condos Provides a Glimpse into the Future of Yonge and Eglinton

E Condos Roy Varacalli Metropia Riocan Bazis International Toronto
January 7, 2014 6:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Fueled by the promise of better transit in the near future, safe walkable streets and a bustling retail and restaurant scene, condominiums continue to sell in the thriving Yonge and Eglinton area. ... read more

A Year in Review at Pinnacle Uptown in Mississauga

Pinnacle Uptown, by Pinnacle International and Richmond Architects
January 7, 2014 4:55 pm | by James Bombales | Comments
While 2013 was a busy year of construction in the city, Toronto's neighbour to the west has also experienced its share of growth. From the completion of the internationally known Absolute World ... read more

A Year of Progress Adding Peter Street Condos to the Skyline

Peter Street Condos, architectsalliance, centrecourt developments, Toronto
January 7, 2014 1:00 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
You cannot go far in Toronto without seeing a crane or two (or twelve) on the horizon. For a city full of shutter-happy photographers, that means there's always another building on its way ... read more

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

January 7, 2014 10:01 am | by James Bombales | Comments
Extreme cold grounds flights and cancels school buses in Toronto; Doug Ford 'leaning' toward running in provincial election; Liberals promise cash cards for residents outside Toronto who lost ... read more

Photo of the Day: Curvy

SickKids, Peter Gilgan Centre, Toronto
January 7, 2014 1:00 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Opened last fall, the Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning at SickKids Hospital was designed by the celebrated Diamond Schmitt Architects. A focal point of the building's design is the ... read more

Studio and Studio2 Under Way in the Entertainment District

Studio2 condos Toronto starts to grow from its excavation pit
January 6, 2014 8:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Around these parts, we've never seen a surface parking lot we've liked very much, so it's always good to return to a plot of land where a new development is coming to the rescue of a part of town ... read more

A Year of High-Rise Progress at Yonge and Sheppard

Hullmark Centre Tridel Kirkor Emerald Park Bazis Metropia Plaza Roy Varacalli
January 6, 2014 3:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since being amalgamated into the City of Toronto in 1998, the former City of North York is often referred to as an inner suburb. While most of North York still displays the characteristics of a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For January 6, 2014

January 6, 2014 11:23 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
House prices keep going up in Toronto; mysterious deaths at 200 Wellesley; Captain John keeps fighting; Bloordale undergoing changes; what's your issue for the upcoming municipal election; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Winter City

Toronto skyline looking north from downtown
January 6, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Senior UT member Empty_Quarter posted this shot in the City Photos & Videos Thread. The visible snow notwithstanding, it's amazing how a picture can capture the cold winter air as it surrounds ... read more

Topping Off the Year of 2013: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off 2013, UrbanToronto
January 3, 2014 6:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
2013 was yet another solid year of construction, proposals and general city growth in the Greater Toronto Area. With cranes popping up all over the region in volumes rivalled only by Tim Horton's ... read more

More than a Year of Progress at The Yorkville Condominums

Progress on December 30, 2013, The Yorkville Condominiums, Lifetime Dev, Toronto
January 3, 2014 5:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We have been looking back in a series of articles lately at what can be accomplished in a year at a number of construction sites, and even hole neighbourhoods, across the city. Most of this ... read more

A Year of Progress at CHAZ Yorkville Condos

Chaz Yorkville Condos Page+Steele/IBI Group Edenshaw Homes 45 Charles Ltd
January 3, 2014 3:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Several new construction projects made an impact on Toronto over the last year, and to help say goodbye to a year that will surely be remembered by construction and real estate industry ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For January 3, 2014

January 3, 2014 11:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Toronto 'exploring' call to army for ice storm help, deputy mayor says; Toronto's $75-million storm cleanup could take two months; time of use hydro rates haven't changed habits, study finds; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yonge and Eglinton

Yonge and Eglinton, Toronto
January 3, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Senior UrbanToronto member Jack Landau posted this great shot from the intersection of Yonge and Eglinton. This particular view is looking south on Yonge Street where we can see Allure ... read more

Topping Off December 2013: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off December 2013, UrbanToronto
January 2, 2014 6:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
December was yet another busy month for UrbanToronto. Our top news story focused on a proposed expansion of the Holt Renfrew location at Square One in Missisauga, while the Forum was once again ... read more

It's Cold Out There, But Someone Has To Build Toronto

A beam is lowered within reach of ironworkers at RBC WaterPark Place III Toronto
January 2, 2014 5:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
With many people on vacation over the period between Christmas and New Years, there was a diminished work force on the job this past Monday. Retail workers were kept busy by the throngs at the ... read more