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Topping Off 2014: Our Most Popular Threads

The Aga Khan Museum, image by Craig White
January 5, 2015 2:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto is a multi-headed beast. With a Front Page news section covering over a thousand stories a year, a dataBase of development files covering nearly 700 projects in the Greater Toronto ... read more

Topping Off December 2014: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off December 2014: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
January 5, 2015 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
December 2014 proved to be a busy month for UrbanToronto, with plenty of news updates about current and future developments around the Greater Toronto Area. Our second-most clicked-on article ... read more

L Tower and Delta Hotel Share Win for Best Toronto Building of 2014

Best Buildings of 2014, Toronto, L Tower, Delta Hotel Southcore
January 5, 2015 10:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Throughout the latter half of December, we asked you to vote on your favourite buildings completed in Toronto during 2014. Seven categories covered Commercial, Institutional and Residential ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 5, 2015

January 5, 2015 9:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
John Tory's war on traffic congestion begins today; Toronto’s new city councillors get a chance to deck the Hall; Mayor Tory can’t escape Toronto’s waterfront issues; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Above Toronto

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, aerial
January 5, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It is a new year, and we are back with some amazing photography to kick off 2015! In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Paul Hillier, ... read more

Happy Holidays From UrbanToronto!

December 24, 2014 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 5th 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, 2014

December 24, 2014 9:53 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto paid 110 employees more than $20,000 in overtime in 2013; 15 Toronto houses and condos that were actually worth the money in 2014; Holiday Hours: What's open and closed in ... read more

Photo of the Day: Christmas Market

Photo of the Day, Christmas Market, Distillery District, Toronto
December 24, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It is that time of year again, and for our last Photo of the Day selection for 2014, we went with a shot that meets the occasion. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to ... read more

Leasing and Move-Ins Continue at The Heathview

The Heathview, Morguard, Toronto, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects
December 23, 2014 6:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work is nearing completion on Morguard's The Heathview, a twin 30-storey Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed rental towers on Tweedsmuir Avenue between St. Clair and ... read more

Integrating Streetcar's Riverside Square within its Local Context

Brick facade of buildings on Queen, image by Streetcar Developments
December 23, 2014 3:45 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Currently making its way through the City's review process, Streetcar Developments' Riverside Square would see an underutilized plot of land along Queen Street East transformed into ... read more

Retail Units Important Part of the Mix in New Condos

Daniels HighPark Condominiums, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Toronto
December 23, 2014 1:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
When a new condominium tower rises in a city, it doesn't just bring new homes to a neighbourhood. It brings new people, and people need more than just their suites where they will nest. The City ... read more

68-Storey Tower Proposed for Corner of Yonge and Eglinton

1 Eglinton Avenue East, Toronto, Davpart
December 23, 2014 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tunnel boring machines that will assure Yonge and Eglinton's continued status as midtown's main transit hub are drawing nearer, while retail and residential intensification of the intersection is ... read more

Touring the Tower Floors at Tableau Condos

Tableau Condominiums, UrbanCapital, Malibu Investments, ALIT, Wallman
December 23, 2014 10:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been touring Tableau Condominiums, a 36-storey, Wallman Architects-designed condo tower in Toronto's Entertainment District by UrbanCapital Property ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for December 23, 2014

December 23, 2014 9:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC shift to debit and credit raises a question: Why are we so bizarrely, embarrassingly behind?; Toronto Mayor Tory’s changes are small but steady; Is Toronto’s ... read more

Photo of the Day: Snowy Vertigo

Photo of the Day, Shangri-La, Toronto
December 23, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Downward views from the many new high-rises in Toronto are becoming increasingly popular, and new acrophobia-inducing photos continue to populate our Flickr Pool. In today's Photo of the Day, ... read more

The Carnaby Now Topping Off at Queen and Gladstone

The Carnaby, Streetcar, Dream, TACT Architects, Toronto
December 22, 2014 4:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since we last checked in on the construction progress at The Carnaby, a 20-storey, TACT Architecture-designed condominium development ... read more

Touring the Unique Podium at Tableau Condominiums

Tableau Condominiums, UrbanCapital, Malibu Investments, ALIT, Wallman
December 22, 2014 2:39 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last week we took you inside Tableau Condominiums for a look at the progression of work on the building's northwest corner, floor-by-floor in the a 36-storey condo tower ... read more

Best Buildings of 2014: Final Round of Voting Has Begun!

Best Buildings of 2014, Toronto
December 22, 2014 1:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since the beginning of the month we have been polling to determine the best buildings completed in the Greater Toronto Area during 2014. We have squared off dozens of projects in seven different ... read more

Talking ZIGG Condos with Kirkor's Clifford Korman

South-facing terraces provide views of the skyline, image by Madison/Fieldgate
December 22, 2014 12:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Founded in 1990, Kirkor Architects + Planners has designed numerous large-scale residential and mixed-use developments in the Greater Toronto Area including North York's Hullmark Centre, ... read more

Construction Under Way at Dunpar's Heritage Gate in Streetsville

Heritage Gate Mississauga Road, Dunpar Homes, Streetsville
December 22, 2014 11:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Condominiums and apartments are growing in popularity around the GTA, but the high-density housing model doesn't quite work for everyone. Life at ground level in the form of townhouses and ... read more