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Bloor West: Growth to Watch For in 2016

Tower Automotive Building ready for transformation, Toronto
January 15, 2016 6:20 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Moving north from our Etobicoke South coverage, UrbanToronto's Growth to Watch For series continues with an overview of development along Toronto's Bloor West corridor. Beginning at Highway 427 in ... read more

West Toronto Railpath Extension Could Feature Mix of Solutions

West Toronto Railpath, Toronto
January 15, 2016 3:33 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
West-end cyclists will be interested to know that the City of Toronto has concluded its Environmental Assessment Study for the long-awaited West Toronto Railpath Extension. To run more-or-less ... read more

Lanterra's Ambitious Artists' Alley Proposal Reviewed at DRP

Artists' Alley, Toronto, by Lanterra Developments, Hariri Pontarini Architects
January 15, 2016 12:01 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Yesterday, Hariri Pontarini Architects co-founder David Pontarini presented a striking re-imagining of the property at 234 Simcoe Street to the City of Toronto's Design Review Panel (DRP). The ... read more

Shoring Now Underway at ZIGG Condos on St. Clair West

ZIGG Condos, Toronto, by Madison Homes, Fieldgate Homes, Kirkor Architects
January 15, 2016 11:21 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Following November's demolition of the low-rise homes that occupied the site for Madison and Fieldgate's ZIGG Condos, 2016 has seen the launch of significant construction activity on the site with ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 15, 2016

January 15, 2016 8:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
John Tory’s SmartTrack transit plan for Toronto getting smaller, cheaper; Toronto’s wish lists go nowhere when tax talk is forbidden; City issues RFP for smart traffic ... read more

Photo of the Day: Harbour Plaza Residences

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Harbour Plaza, Menkes, condo
January 15, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The two condominium towers of developer Menkes' Harbour Plaza Residences are now starting to make an impact on their surroundings as they grow taller into the South Core skyline. ... read more

Construction Progressing on Lago and Riva del Lago

Lago at the Waterfront, Riva del Lago, Monarch, Mattamy, Toronto
January 14, 2016 5:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The skyline of Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores continues to grow denser as construction progresses on a number of new high-rise developments in that area. read more

Metrolinx Finalizes Station Names for Crosstown LRT

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Metrolinx, Toronto
January 14, 2016 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Aiming to avoid potentially confusing duplicates of existing station names, Metrolinx set out in 2015 to finalize station names on the new Crosstown LRT, now under construction, based on a ... read more

Previewing the Presentation Centre for North Star's ConneXion

ConneXion, North Star Homes, TACT Architecture, Toronto
January 14, 2016 3:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With sales now well under way for ConneXion, North Star Homes' new stacked townhome development in Etobicoke, we recently had the opportunity to tour the TACT ... read more

Creative Office Amenities at Daniels Waterfront—City of the Arts

Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts, Toronto, by The Daniels Corporation
January 14, 2016 1:49 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As construction ramps up at Daniels Waterfront—City of the Arts, we take a closer look at some of the creatively oriented amenities set to be included in the project, one which is shaping up to be ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Bathurst and Lake Shore

Throwback Thursday, Lake Shore Boulevard, CityPlace, Toronto
January 14, 2016 10:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the span of less than two decades, Concord Adex's master-planned CityPlace community has reimagined a large swath of former railway lands into a vertical community with several high-rise ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 14, 2016

January 14, 2016 9:51 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metrolinx Finalizes Eglinton Crosstown Station Names; Amateur photos of waterfront mark area’s transformation; Bonuses and foreign buyers boost luxury real estate market; ... read more

Photo of the Day: Financial District Double Exposure

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Financial District, buildings, architecture
January 14, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Jonathan Castellino, we are shown a unique composition of Toronto's Financial District. This double ... read more

Spacious Model Suite Awaits at 609 Avenue Road

609 Avenue Road, State Building Group, Madison Homes, Richmond Architects
January 13, 2016 6:24 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Just south of Toronto's prestigious Upper Canada College, the State Building Group and Madison Homes' 609 Avenue Road is set to join an established community that has long been considered one of ... read more

Tridel's Scala: North York's New Master-Planned Community

Scala, Toronto, by Tridel, Wallman Architects
January 13, 2016 3:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
With its staggered row of terraces stepping down from its 18-storey top to meet the ravine below, Tridel's Scala immediately stands out from most of the new condos coming to the Toronto market. ... read more

Two-Tower Development Proposed at Don Mills and Lawrence

169 The Donway, Toronto
January 13, 2016 12:18 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
While the Lawrence and Don Mills area might not come to mind as one of Toronto's high-rise development hotspots, the 1960s suburban low and mid-rise neighbourhood has been seeing significant ... read more

Second Phase of Sales to Launch for The Rosedale on Bloor

Rosedale on Bloor, SkyWatch Condos, Gupta Group, Page + Steele / IBI Group
January 13, 2016 10:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just a few months since the launch of the Rosedale on Bloor, the first phase of units have almost completely sold out and developer Gupta Group is preparing to launch SkyWatch ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 13, 2016

January 13, 2016 9:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Fate of Toronto’s Garden of the Greek Gods hangs in the balance; What if City Council actually talked about buses?; Metrolinx board of directors to discuss Crosstown station ... read more

Photo of the Day: Above South Core

Photo of the Day, Toronto, South Core, buildings, architecture
January 13, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's South Core area continues to grow as new buildings are added to the landscape. For years the area was little more than a collection of surface parking lots, though it has since grown to ... read more

Etobicoke South: Growth to Watch For in 2016

Riva del Lago, Toronto, by Monarch, Biddington
January 12, 2016 6:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Continuing our annual Growth to Watch For series, we continue west from our Entertainment District and Southwest Toronto coverage into South Etobicoke, bringing you an overview of the developments ... read more