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Register to see Orchard Ridge's Crafthouse This Weekend

Crafthouse, Orchard Ridge Homes, Symbolics Architecture + Design, Toronto
June 4, 2014 3:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
If you are a fan of modern architecture and have wanted your abode to reflect your tastes, until recently unless you had an architect custom design you a home, just about your only choice was to ... read more

Residences at The Hunt Club Offers Lake Views From Low $300s

Residences at The Hunt Club, Infinity Development, Onespace, UNION31
June 4, 2014 9:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With less than 75 custom condos in all, Infinity Development's Residences at The Hunt Club is bringing a new boutique condominium to southwest Scarborough, offering ... read more

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

June 4, 2014 8:01 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario party leaders square off in debate; Former TCHC executives accused of fraudulent spending; Karen Stintz opposes sale of surplus TDSB property; and more news... WATCH: The Ontario Leaders’ ... read more

Photo of the Day: Crystal Reflection

Photo of the Day, ROM
June 4, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Michael Lee-Chin Crystal at the Royal Ontario Museum is one of those 'love it or hate it' buildings. The modern deconstructivist statement was designed by Daniel Libeskind, and since opening ... read more

Edilcan Saving Purchasers $1000s off units at Triumph at Valhalla

Triumph at Vallhalla, Edilcan Development Corporation, Page + Steele / IBI Group
June 3, 2014 4:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The final phase of redevelopment is coming soon to the site of Etobicoke's former Valhalla Inn motel, which opened in 1963 and was demolished in 2009 to make way for Edilcan Development ... read more

Toronto Presents Guidelines for Privately Owned Publicly-Accessible Spaces

June 3, 2014 3:10 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Toronto's current building boom is intensifying this city in both traditional ways and new ones. The most obvious result is the buildings of all types that have replaced parking lots and smaller ... 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

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 3, 2014

June 3, 2014 8:58 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
'Hidden Cash' craze sweeps Toronto; Rob Ford vows to return to campaign July 1st; Don Valley "art fence" to increase access to trails; and more news... 25 years later, SkyDome contest winner ... read more

Photo of the Day: Asphalt, Concrete, Steel and Glass

Photo of the Day, Maple Leaf Square
June 3, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Gardiner Expressway and downtown rail corridor both snake through the city centre, carrying tens of thousands of commuters in and out of Toronto every day. While these two pieces of transit ... read more

Progress on Union Station's new Atrium and Shed Replacement

Union Station revitalization, Metrolinx, TTC, Zeidler Partnership Architects
June 2, 2014 5:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing revitalization of Union Station has drawn much media attention in recent weeks, as various media outlets examine budget and scheduling issues tied to the project. While the ... 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

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 2, 2014

June 2, 2014 8:51 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GO bus strike averted; John Tory's transit pitch has become the talk of the 2014 mayoral race; Ontario party leaders hope to avoid debate knockout; and more news... Rob Ford security footage ... read more

Photo of the Day: Palace of Purification

Photo of the Day, Doors Open Toronto
June 2, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doors Open Toronto ended just over a week ago, but images from the yearly event just keep on rolling in to our Forum and Flickr Pool. Today's Photo of the Day, submitted by Flickr member Frank ... read more

UrbanCapital Launches River City 3 in the West Don Lands

River City Condos Phase 3, Urban Capital, Saucier + Perrotte, Toronto
May 30, 2014 7:10 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Last night, River City Phase 3, or RC3, had its friends and past purchasers launch at the River City presentation centre housed in a future retail space in the project's first phase. The sleek and ... 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

The Taylor Offers Luxury Living Inside and Outside of Its Doors

 The Taylor, Leslieville, Streetcar Developments, TACT Architects
May 30, 2014 5:55 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
A month or so ago Streetcar Developments launched its second Lesliveille project, The Taylor, at Dundas and Carlaw. The seven storey, 96 unit condominium and townhome complex is being crafted ... read more

90 Niagara Offering Special Weekend Incentives

90 Niagara condos, Giannone Petricone, Fieldgate Homes, Toronto
May 30, 2014 5:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's King West neighbourhood has become one of the most desirable locales for prospective condominium buyers, and new projects continue to sell in the area. The quiet Niagara community, ... read more

Kingston&Co Condos: Kingston Road's Newest Neighbour

Kingston&Co Condos, Teeple Architects, TAS, Main & Main Developments
May 30, 2014 4:45 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Kingston&Co Condominiums is set to launch this weekend, giving locals and registrants first dibs at being homeowners in Kingston Road newest condo building where the Upper Beach meets the ... read more

The Upper House Condos hosts a Grand Opening this Weekend

Upper House Condos, Leaside, Knightstone, Kearns Mancini, Chase
May 30, 2014 3:35 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Tomorrow from noon to 2 PM The Upper House Condos will host a grand opening event at their presentation centre at 25 Malcolm Road where Laird Drive and Millwood Road meet in leafy Leaside. ... read more