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Previewing the Amenities at Chestnut Hill's Lotus Condos

Lotus Condos, Kirkor, Chestnut Hill Developments, Fortress RDI
March 30, 2015 12:53 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month we brought you inside for an exclusive sneak peek at the presentation centre for Lotus Condos, a new mid-rise condominium development coming to North York. The Chestnut ... read more

A Taste of Penthouse Living at the Trump Residences Toronto

Trump Toronto, Talon International, Zeidler Partnership Architects
March 30, 2015 11:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A month ago we brought you in for a tour of several suites in Talon International's Trump International Hotel and Tower, the 58-storey Zeidler Partnership Architects-designed hotel ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 30, 2015

March 30, 2015 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metrolinx to build 22-train facility in Whitby; New Union Pearson Express uniforms reflect rail and air heritage; How one Toronto company landed an architectural job in ... read more

Photo of the Day: Driftwood Throne

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Winter Stations, Driftwood Throne
March 30, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This Winter, the shores of Kew and Balmy Beaches were given an injection of life and warmth with RAW Design, Ferris + Associates and Curio's inaugural Winter Stations. In ... read more

Design of The Well Development at Spadina and Front Evolving

Aerial, The Well, Toronto, Diamondcorp, Allied REIT, RioCan, Hariri Pontarini
March 27, 2015 5:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Diamondcorp, Allied REIT, and RioCan have been advancing their plans for a transformative development on the site of the current Globe and Mail offices just to the west of the Downtown Toronto ... read more

Tarion Awards Recognize New Home Builders For Customer Service

Concert Properties, Toronto
March 27, 2015 3:43 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
While the building boom continues to reshape Toronto and some other cities in Ontario, developers now have to face an ever more competitive market, with buyers not only seeking the best price or ... read more

ZIGG Condos Offering Mid-Rise Mid-Town Living

ZIGG Condos, Kirkor Architects Planners, Madison Homes, Fieldgate Homes
March 27, 2015 3:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recently built dedicated right-of-way for the TTC's 512 St. Clair streetcar route has spurred a wave of intensification, and several new residential developments are in various stages of ... read more

Casey House Expanding To Better Meet Needs

Casey House's new home, Toronto, Hariri Pontarini Architects
March 27, 2015 2:28 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
It was in 1988 when Casey House was founded and became the first freestanding HIV/AIDS facility providing home care and outreach programs for those with the deadly disease. Named after Casey ... read more

Tower Floors Rising at The Madison on Eglinton

The Madison, Madison Homes, Kirkor Architects, Toronto
March 27, 2015 10:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Yonge and Eglinton area is the site of much development activity these days, as the blocks surrounding the intersection are intensified in advance of the new Crosstown LRT line under ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 27, 2015

March 27, 2015 9:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
$700M project at site of old Guvernment nightclub set to transform the Toronto waterfront; York Region votes to help pay for subway shortfall; Amateur analysis claims Toronto’s ... read more

Photo of the Day: Galleria Stairs

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Allen Lambert Galleria
March 27, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Allen Lambert Galleria at Brookfield Place is one of the most photographed spots in the city. The Santiago Calatrava-designed atrium appears in many films and TV shows depicting Toronto, and ... read more

Allied REIT Reveals Updated 620 King West Development Plan

620 King Street West by Hariri Pontarini Architects for Allied REIT and RioCan
March 26, 2015 5:18 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
This past Tuesday evening, Allied Properties REIT, Hariri Pontarini Architects, and RioCan held a community consultation meeting on their development at 620 King West. During their presentation, ... read more

'Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts' to Replace Guvernment

Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts, image courtesy of Daniels Corporation
March 26, 2015 3:49 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
For nearly twenty years, The Guvernment and Kool Haus nightclub at Queen's Quay and Lower Jarvis Street provided a musical platform for many emerging artists while also hosting popular top-tier ... read more

The Crane Comes Down at Triumph's Howard Park Residences

Howard Park Residences, Triumph Developments, RAW Design, Toronto
March 26, 2015 2:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping an eye on the construction of the first phase of Triumph Developments' Howard Park Residences, an 8-storey residential development on Howard Park Avenue at ... read more

Gairloch's 383 Sorauren Condos to Start Rising in Roncesvalles

Gairloch,Centrestone Urban Developments, 383 Sorauren Avenue, architectsAlliance
March 26, 2015 12:08 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Roncesvalles is known for its expansive selection of eclectic restaurants, shops, and family-oriented activities steps away from public transit. It makes for one of the most desirable place to ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Adelaide Street East of Frederick

Throwback Thursday, Rezen Condos, Toronto, Adelaide, Frederick
March 26, 2015 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New development has had an incredible gentrifying effect on the east side of Toronto in recent years, bringing thousands of new residents and a growing collection of hip shops and restaurants to ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 26, 2015

March 26, 2015 9:01 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GO-TTC sales of premium joint fares off to slow start; Tory’s hopes for more respectful city hall dashed at executive meeting; Toronto’s record house prices to rise further by ... read more

Photo of the Day: Oblong Spiral

Photo of the Day, Toronto, UTSC Andrews Building
March 26, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Australian architect John Andrews is perhaps best known around Toronto for his design for the iconic CN Tower, a structure known internationally for it's record-setting height. John Andrews is ... read more

Community Murals Unveiled at Woodbine and Coxwell Stations

Coxwell Subway Station, TTC, City of Toronto, Bloor-Danforth, Toronto
March 25, 2015 4:32 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The Toronto Subway first opened its doors in 1954. More than 60 years later the system, like any other heavily used infrastructure, is aging and parts of it suffer from a lack of accessibility for ... read more

Talking Enigma on the Park Townhouses with Ralph Fox

Enigma on the Park, Quadrangle Architects, Aragon Properties, Toronto
March 25, 2015 3:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been closely following the marketing of Aragon Properties' Enigma on the Park, a 9-storey, Quadrangle Architects-designed development containing 86 condominium and townhouse ... read more