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Demolition Clearing Site for Tridel's Bianca Condos

Bianca Condos, Tridel, Teeple Architects, Toronto
September 25, 2018 11:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two shuttered industrial buildings on the north side of Dupont Street between Albany and Howland avenues are being demolished for a new condominium development from Tridel. ... read more

Crane Erected for Park Hyatt Conversion Project

Park Hyatt Hotel, Oxford Properties, KPMB, ERA, Toronto
September 25, 2018 9:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
10 months since the Park Hyatt Hotel temporarily closed its doors at Avenue Road and Bloor in the heart of Toronto, a long-awaited refresh of the Oxford Properties Group-owned hotel ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 25, 2018

September 25, 2018 7:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New Metrolinx chair discusses the company’s vision; Most Presto card holders taking advantage of TTC’s hop-on, hop-off transfer; Tory to miss transit activists’ debate to attend cocktail ... read more

Photo of the Day: Massey Tower

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Massey Tower, MOD
September 24, 2018 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of MOD Developments' Massey Tower, topped out at 60 storeys on the Toronto skyline. Submitted to the project's Forum thread by contributor ... read more

260-Metre-Tall M3 Announced at M City in Mississauga

M City, Mississauga, from Rogers Real Estate and Urban Capital
September 24, 2018 4:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A new tallest building will be coming to Mississauga, as the third tower at the M City development was announced at a ceremony today at the site southwest of Square One, in the centre of the ... read more

Site Plan Application for CIBC Square North includes Several Design Refinements

CIBC Square, Ivanhoé Cambridge, Hines, WilkinsonEyre, Toronto
September 24, 2018 3:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The 49-storey first phase of Ivanhoé Cambridge and Hines’ CIBC Square is well under construction just south of Union Station in Downtown Toronto, as planning continues for ... read more

Below Grade Forming Begins at Whitehaus Condos in Midtown

Whitehaus Condos, Lifetime, Knightstone, Diamond Schmitt, Toronto
September 24, 2018 11:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The early stages of work are progressing at the site of Lifetime Developments and Knightstone's Whitehaus Condominiums, a new 29-storey condominium tower coming to the corner ... read more

New Renderings Update Birchcliff Urban Towns Plans

Birchcliff Urban Towns, Core Development Group, RAW Design, Toronto
September 24, 2018 9:16 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was just over a year ago that an application for Site Plan Approval submitted to the City of Toronto offered a first glimpse of a townhome complex proposed for Kingston Road just west of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 24, 2018

September 24, 2018 7:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
King St. pilot project saves riders $11.5 million in time per year; Hotel workers fear condo conversions threatening jobs; What happened to Seth Rogen’s voice? TTC stopped ... read more

Photo of the Day: Centre of the Universe

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
September 23, 2018 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Toronto, captured via drone from above the lake. This spherical view by Forum contributor skycandy presents the city and surrounding nature as its ... read more

Join the UrbanToronto Team: Internship Positions Available

Join the UrbanToronto Team: Internship Positions Available
September 21, 2018 4:20 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
Do you have a knack for writing and a passion for buildings? We're looking for urban-savvy and enthusiastic interns who have an excellent command of the written word, strong familiarity with ... read more

Wonder Condos to Celebrate Building's Past as a Bakery

Wonder, 462 Eastern Avenue, Alterra, Graywood, Toronto
September 21, 2018 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As marketing kicks into gear for Wonder, new condos from Graywood Developments and the Alterra Group of Companies in Toronto's Riverside area, new details of plans to ... read more

Excavation Progressing for First Phase of Pinnacle One Yonge

Pinnacle One Yonge, Toronto, Pinnacle International, Hariri Pontarini
September 21, 2018 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Excavation is now well underway for the long-awaited first phase of Pinnacle International's Pinnacle One Yonge project, a five-tower, Hariri Pontarini Architects-designed ... read more

PRIME Condos Resubmitted to City with New Design

PRIME Condos, CentreCourt, Centrestone, IBI Group, Toronto
September 21, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The plan for a new condo tower just south of Gerrard on Jarvis continues to evolve from its initial rezoning application to the City of Toronto dating back to early 2017, with a resubmitted ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 21, 2018

September 21, 2018 7:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario Finance Minister open to idea of a casino on Toronto’s waterfront; Key transit projects in limbo as PCs do ‘line-by-line audit’; Many Questions About A Subway ... read more

Photo of the Day: YC and Karma Reflected

Photo of the Day, Toronto, YC Condos, Karma
September 20, 2018 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a creative view of two condominium towers in Toronto's Yonge and College area. Submitted by Forum contributor Tarazet, this black and white shot features YC and ... read more

41-Storey Condo Tower Proposed at Queen and Jarvis

133 Queen East, IBI Group, Toronto, Tire Source Corp
September 20, 2018 4:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A major development proposal has surfaced for 133 Queen Street East in Toronto’s Moss Park neighbourhood, seeking rezoning to permit a 41-storey condominium tower at the southwest corner of Queen ... read more

Menkes Breaks Ground on Waterfront Innovation Centre

Waterfront Innovation Centre, Toronto, design by Sweeny &Co, Menkes Developments
September 20, 2018 4:02 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Today, Menkes Developments celebrated the start of construction for its Waterfront Innovation Centre on Queens Quay just east of Jarvis Street in Toronto's transforming East Bayfront area. The ... read more

York University Celebrates Opening of New Student Centre

York University Student Centre, Cannon Design, Toronto
September 20, 2018 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New buildings continue to add to the huge main campus of York University, finally served by rapid transit following the opening of the TTC’s Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension late last year. ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Bay and Lake Shore

Throwback Thursday, Bay, Lake Shore, Backstage, L Tower, CIBC Square, Toronto
September 20, 2018 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday looks back just over 3 years, comparing a 2015 view east from just north of Bay and Lake Shore intersection with the same one revisited in 2018. Back in August 2015, ... read more