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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

Concert Properties Celebrating Their 25th Anniversary

The Berczy, Concert Properties, 25th anniversary, Toronto
May 30, 2014 2:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Although the name has not been in Toronto quite so long, it has been 25 years since that Concert Properties was formed in British Columbia, and the company which now has assets in excess of ... read more

KobenHavn Brings Modern ParkLane Towns to Port Credit

ParkLane, Turner Fleischer Architects, KobenHavn, Mississauga
May 30, 2014 12:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new townhome development is coming to a great site on the west side of Port Credit, and with it's urban-modern design it can be taken as another sign that Mississauga is growing ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 30, 2014

May 30, 2014 7:43 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GO bus strike possible for Monday; Royal York Hotel up for sale; Fort York Public Library to open with 3D printers, DJ equipment; and more news... Life in MaRS: What’s inside Toronto’s innovation ... read more

Photo of the Day: Osgoode Hall

Photo of the Day, Doors Open Toronto
May 30, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We start off our Friday with yet another photo from the 15th annual Doors Open Toronto, which gave the public access to over 155 buildings around the city this past weekend. Today's selection for ... read more

RAIC Honours and Arban Photography for Hariri and Pontarini

One Bloor East, Toronto, image © Tom Arban, courtesy Hariri Pontarini Architects
May 29, 2014 5:29 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Siamak Hariri and David Pontarini, principals at their eponymous architecture practice, are in Winnipeg today at a convocation ceremony for the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada College of ... read more

Triumph's Howard Park 2 Coming to Roncesvalles Village

Howard Park condos phase two, Triumph, RAW, Roncesvalles, Toronto
May 29, 2014 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the first phase of Triumph Developments' innovative Howard Park Condos now under-construction in Toronto's Roncesvalles Village, we are keeping a close eye on the mid-rise ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Minto Midtown

Throwback Thursday, Minto Midtown, Yonge and Eglinton
May 29, 2014 1:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yonge and Eglinton has become one of Toronto's fastest growing development nodes, with dozens of major new projects in various states of planning, marketing and construction. The area's growth can ... read more

Heritage Gate Mississauga Road Coming South of Streetsville

Heritage Gate Mississauga Road by Dunpar Homes
May 29, 2014 11:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mississauga's Streetsville community lies just northwest of the growing Mississauga City Centre, and while the latter is urbanizing at a frenetic pace, Streetsville, and its surrounding ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 29, 2014

May 29, 2014 10:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tim Hudak on the economics of his 'Million Jobs Plan'; Rob Ford photographed celebrating birthday at bar; TTC board wants a fare freeze; and more news... The worst road in Ontario is in ... read more