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Yonge Eglinton Centre Expansion Approaching Completion

Yonge Eglinton Centre, RioCan, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
August 26, 2015 12:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been almost a year since we last featured RioCan's Yonge Eglinton Centre revitalization, a project which has transformed an aging mall with both a major expansion and the ... read more

Sponsored Post: One-Bedroom Rentals in Toronto

8 Park Road
August 26, 2015 10:40 am | by Editor | Comments
Even though Toronto’s rental demand reignited, there’s still a wide array of options available. Here are 6 appealing one-bedroom condos and houses that renters might want to consider: 1. 8 ... read more

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

August 26, 2015 9:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Here’s what Ace Hotel’s Toronto expansion could look like; McGill student creates TTC ringtones for commuters; Planting 10 trees on a city block has health benefits ... read more

Photo of the Day: West Harbour City

Photo of the Day, Toronto, West Harbour City
August 26, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A number of new condominium developments have contributed to the Toronto's skyline in recent years, and while most of them sport steel and glass exteriors, there are a few notable exceptions. In ... read more

Studio2 Close to Topping Off in the Entertainment District

Studio and Studio2 on Richmond, Aspen Ridge Homes, Quadrangle, Toronto
August 25, 2015 2:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since we last checked in on the construction progress at the site of Aspen Ridge Homes' Studio on Richmond, a Quadrangle Architects-designed complex in ... read more

Another Parking Lot Bites the Dust as King Blue Site Fenced Off

King Blue Condominiums, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Greenland
August 25, 2015 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The surface parking lot at the site of Greenland Group's King Blue, a Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed development at King Street West and Blue Jays Way in Toronto's ... read more

Tridel's Avani at Metrogate Approaching Final Height

Avani at Metrogate Condos Toronto, Tridel, Graziani + Corazza Architects
August 25, 2015 10:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Tridel's Avani is soon to reach a major milestone, as the first of the twin Graziani + Corazza Architects-designed condominium towers now sits just shy of its ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 25, 2015

August 25, 2015 8:49 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
How Union Station went from ‘transportation tomb’ to destination; Artist claims city-funded sculpture rips off his work; High-occupancy toll lanes plan for GTA in the works; ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dundas Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, downtown, sunset, Dundas
August 25, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Views from new high-rises are showing up with increasingly regularity in our Forum threads and Flickr Pool, like the fantastic capture featured in today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

SQ2 to Add New Mid-Rise Condo to Alexandra Park Community

SQ2 condos, Teeple Architects, Tridel, Janet Rosenberg, Alexandra Park, Toronto
August 24, 2015 3:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The success of the rebuilding of Toronto's Regent Park neighbourhood has set a standard now being emulated by other cities seeking to revitalize mid-20th-century public housing projects, and in ... read more

Third Annual Cityfest Takes Over Concord CityPlace

Concord CityPlace, Cityfest, image by Marcus Mitanis
August 24, 2015 12:55 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
This past Saturday, just a short distance east of the action at the Canadian National Exhibition, Canoe Landing Park at Concord CityPlace played host to hundreds of attendees at the third annual ... read more

One Park Place Adding New Retail to Regent Park

One Park Place, The Bartholomew, Toronto, The Daniels Corporation, TCHC
August 24, 2015 10:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New residents continue to move into One Park Place, the most recently completed market condominium by The Daniels Corporation in the five-phase revitalization of Toronto's ... read more

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

August 24, 2015 8:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Twin Towers a metal mystery on Eglinton Ave.; Couple who leased out their Toronto home shocked to discover it was turned into illegal boarding house; Pan Am surplus going ... read more

Photo of the Day: Downtown Zoom

Photo of the Day, Toronto, downtown, Entertainment District
August 24, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Freaktography, we are taken high above Toronto's Entertainment District for a dynamic view of the surrounding ... read more

New Renderings Reveal New Details of the King Portland Centre

King Portland Centre, Allied REIT, RioCan, Hariri Pontarini, Toronto
August 21, 2015 5:30 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Since our last update in March, development partners Allied Properties REIT and RioCan for the newly renamed King Portland Centre at 620 King Street West, have released an ... read more

Celsius Condos bring a Degree of Change to North York

Celsius Condos, Shiu Pong and Kirkor Architects Planners, Toronto
August 21, 2015 3:56 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
In the years since the project was first announced in late 2010, what was once a sleepy row of suburban single homes and mature trees in North York has given way to the recently completed Celsius ... read more

Construction at Residences of 488 University Avenue Set to Begin

Residences of 488 University Avenue, Core Architects, Amexon, Toronto
August 21, 2015 1:07 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Big changes are coming to the corner of Dundas Street West and University Avenue in Downtown Toronto, as over the last few days a tower crane has been hoisted piece by piece to the top of an ... read more

Emerald Park Condos Approaching Completion in North York

Emerald Park Condos, Metropia, Bazis, Plaza, Roy Varacalli
August 21, 2015 11:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bazis, Metropia, and Plaza's Emerald Park Condos is closing in on completion, as residents and businesses replace construction workers in the 42 and 33-storey Rosario ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 21, 2015

August 21, 2015 8:56 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Cadillac Fairview sells 30% of Toronto’s TD Centre to Ontario Pension Board; Torontonians favourable towards Uber; What Could You Buy With An Olympic-Sized Cheque?; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Keeping Pace

Photo of the Day, Toronto, downtown, Pace Condos
August 21, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New high-rise developments are giving Toronto's controversial rooftopping community plenty of photo opportunities around the city. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to ... read more