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Photo of the Day: U Condos

Photo of the Day, Toronto, U Condominiums, architectsAlliance
January 6, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Giulio Cosmo Calisse, we are taken up to the top of U Condominiums' 56-storey for a dizzying view down ... read more

Massive Roof Structures Taking Shape above BMO Field

BMO Field, Maple Leaf Sports + Entertainment, Gensler, Toronto
January 5, 2016 5:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Major renovation work is continuing on the current home of the MLS's Toronto FC and future home of the CFL's Toronto Argonauts, BMO Field. Led by Maple Leaf Sports + Entertainment, builder ... read more

Virtual Tours Reveal Suite Interiors at The Kip District

The Kip District, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Quadrangle
January 5, 2016 3:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sales are well under way for the first phase of Concert Properties' The Kip District, an ambitious five-tower master-planned community promising to bring new vitality to the Kipling ... read more

12-Storey Office Building Planned at 58 Atlantic Avenue

58 Atlantic, Toronto, by The Fueling Station, Sweeny & Co Architects, ERA
January 5, 2016 11:55 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In recent months, details of a new 12-storey commercial complex in Toronto's Liberty Village have emerged. Located at 58 Atlantic Avenue, the project is designed as a hub for The Fueling Station, ... read more

Sponsored Post: Spectacular, Newly Listed Downtown Residences

Sponsored Post: Spectacular, Newly Listed Downtown Residences
January 5, 2016 11:45 am | by Editor | Comments
Centuries-old yet ultra-modern, well-established yet growing, Toronto is an extraordinary mix of architectural heritage showpieces and modern-day, innovatively-designed skyscrapers. Its real ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 5, 2016

January 5, 2016 8:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's laneways to take centre stage in 2016; Revised plan for Union Station’s lower concourse approved; Honest Ed's appears on Guardian list of 50 global buildings; ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dream House

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Ïce Condominiums, Lanterra, public art
January 5, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Lori Whelan, takes us to the base of Lanterra Developments' Ïce Condominiums for a look at the ... read more

The One Grows Even Taller as Design Continues to Evolve

The One, Toronto, by Mizrahi Developments, Foster + Partners, Core Architects
January 4, 2016 7:42 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Already set to become Canada's tallest building, the ongoing evolution of Mizrahi Developments' The One has seen the height of Toronto tower increased to 340.6 metres/1,117 feet, up from the ... read more

Exploring Mattamy and Biddington's J. Davis House Condos

J. Davis House, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Mattamy / Biddington
January 4, 2016 5:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month we took a look inside the presentation for Mattamy and Biddington's J. Davis House, a 9-storey, Graziani + Corazza Architects-designed condominium ... read more

Topping Off 2015: UrbanToronto's Hottest Items from 2015

Kingsett's 385 Yonge redevelopment proposal, Toronto, Quadrangle Architects
January 4, 2016 2:02 pm | by Craig White | Comments
2015 was quite the year for development news for Toronto, with lots to report on, look at, and talk about. What grabbed more attention than anything else? We'll go through the top 20 stories, ... read more

Topping Off December 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off December 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
January 4, 2016 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Time to round up another month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk in Toronto, with a look at our hottest news stories, dataBase files, and Forum threads from the month of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 4, 2016

January 4, 2016 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Great (and less great) moments in Toronto NIMBYism; TTC fare hikes go into effect; Why the city has left some cash-generating tools in its back pocket; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Regent Park Demolition

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Regent Park, demolition
January 4, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The third phase of the Regent Park Revitalization is well under way, with demolition of existing housing having started in late-2015. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Happy Holidays From UrbanToronto!

December 24, 2015 12:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
We wish all our readers a safe and happy holiday season! Our offices will be closed until January 4th as our team takes a well-deserved break from tracking the countless developments reshaping our ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for December 24, 2015

December 24, 2015 8:55 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Uber, SmartTrack remain issues for John Tory heading into 2016; A European expert's take on the TTC; Retailers look to jam more living into smaller homes; and more news... A European expert's ... read more

Photo of the Day: Distillery District

Distillery District Toronto Christmas Market, Photo of the Day, Marcus Mitanis
December 24, 2015 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
While the warm weather might be trying to fool us, tomorrow is Christmas Day. Much of the city has been appropriately decorated with festive lights and tinsel, including the Distillery District, ... read more

Coming Up In 2016: Toronto's Most Intriguing Proposed Complexes

385 Yonge, KingSett Capital, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
December 23, 2015 7:30 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
As we wrap up another exciting year in Toronto's development industry, it's time to reflect on the many proposals that made a splash over the past 12 months, and to get excited for what 2016 has ... read more

Intriguing Tower Proposals To Watch Develop in 2016

19 Duncan, Toronto, by Westbank, Allied Properties REIT, Hariri Pontarini
December 23, 2015 7:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
2015 was a year of ongoing proposals of new buildings for Toronto. In another article we cover new complexes proposed for the city last year which will continue through the planning process in ... read more

Two Ambitious Condo Projects Re-Imagine a Block of Peter Street

350 Adelaide West, Toronto, by Graywood, BBB
December 23, 2015 2:37 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Over the past decade, Toronto's Entertainment District has experienced explosive growth, with a surfeit of high-rise condominiums and adaptive reuse projects remaking much of Downtown's west side. ... read more

UT Readers Select Favourite Residential Buildings of 2015

UT Readers Select The Best Residential Buildings of 2015
December 23, 2015 11:55 am | by Craig White | Comments
Ealier this month, we asked our readers to vote for their favourite residential buildings to have been completed in Toronto in 2015. Voters were given the ability to select up to five of the ... read more