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Dufferin Station Modernization and Expansion opens to the Public

Dufferin, Subway, Toronto, TTC, bus, second entrance, art
November 25, 2014 5:15 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
Dufferin Subway Station's long anticipated renovations and expansion opened yesterday, after a weekend-long closure to put the finishing touches on the station. Designed by the TTC's interior ... read more

Oxford's EY Tower Reaches Grade in the Financial District

EY Tower, 100 Adelaide West, Oxford, Kohn Pedersen Fox, WZMH Architects
November 25, 2014 4:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another office tower is soon to join the skyline of Toronto's Financial District, as Oxford Properties' EY Tower at 100 Adelaide West has hit a major milestone, reaching grade at ... read more

Work Has Begun, but Pre-Construction Prices Remain at ParkLane

ParkLane, Turner Fleischer Architects, KobenHavn, Mississauga
November 25, 2014 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mississauga is the site of some major redevelopment right now, and several new high-rise condominium towers are adding a significant amount of residential density to our western neighbour. While ... read more

Podium Levels Taking Shape at The Madison

The Madison, Toronto, Madison Homes, Kirkor Architects
November 25, 2014 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Madison, a Kirkor Architects-designed condominium development by Madison Homes, is a major new project that promises to transform Eglinton Avenue east of Yonge Street. It consists of ... read more

Construction Progressing at the Regent Park Athletic Grounds

Regent Park Athletic Grounds, TCHC, The Daniels Corporation, BBB, EDA
November 25, 2014 10:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The third phase of the Regent Park Revitalization kicked off earlier this year with the demolition of a row of aging townhomes on Blevins Place, along with the simultaneous unveiling of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for November 25, 2014

November 25, 2014 9:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
John Tory stands by promise to finish SmartTrack in seven years — without raising Toronto property taxes; About 4,000 in the GTA still without power after severe ... read more

Photo of the Day: Over the Top

L Tower, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Castlepoint Numa, Daniel Libeskind, Toronto
November 25, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
One of the most prominent new high-rise developments to be built in recent years, Cityzen, Castlepoint, and Fernbrook Homes' L Tower, a Studio Daniel ... read more

Upcoming Public Lectures at Ryerson Architecture

Ryerson university, department of architectural science, toronto, lecture, meier
November 24, 2014 6:15 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Ryerson University's Department of Architectural Science will host two public discussions this week starting on Wednesday, November 26, with a first lecture sponsored by the Canadian Wood Council ... read more

Yonge and Eglinton's E Condos Site Grows While Demo Continues

E Condos, Bazis, Metropia, RioCan, Rosario Varacalli, Toronto
November 24, 2014 3:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since our last visit to the site of Bazis, Metropia and RioCan's E Condos, a Rosario Varacalli-designed two-tower condominium development ... read more

Atos Markham Pan Am Centre Officially Opens

Atos Markham Pan Am / Parapan Am Centre, B+H Architects, Unionville
November 24, 2014 2:06 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Eight months away from an event that will bring athletes from 41 countries to the Toronto area, the Pan Am / Parapan American games facilities are getting ready to welcome the expected ... read more

York U Tops Out Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence

Workers watch the ceremonial topping out, image by Marcus Mitanis
November 24, 2014 1:30 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
With construction of the Spadina Subway extension in full swing, York University students will soon be able to take the train straight to the campus. Students of the Lassonde School of Engineering ... read more

Leasing Gearing Up for South Tower at Morguard's The Heathview

The Heathview, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Morguard, Toronto
November 24, 2014 11:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction work on Morguard's The Heathview is wrapping up, with the final exterior touches currently being applied to the south tower of the Page + Steele / IBI Group ... read more

Triumph Offering Incentives at Roncesvalles' Howard Park 2

Howard Park 2, the west phase of the development, image by Triumph Developments
November 24, 2014 10:37 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Already a vibrant and trendy neighbourhood, Roncesvalles is quickly becoming one of Toronto's top destinations. Its diverse collection of locally-owned shops and restaurants has attracted people ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for November 24, 2014

November 24, 2014 9:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doug Ford still undecided on Ontario PC leadership run, says elements in party are too far right; A few of the names who could return as big players in the next Toronto city ... read more

Photo of the Day: Mayfair Mansions

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Mayfair Mansions
November 24, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The luxury condominiums being built across the city today can all trace their lineage to some of the ambitious early 20th century apartment buildings that redefined high-density living in Toronto ... read more

CTBUH Hosts Tour Through Lanterra's Ice Condominiums

Ice Condos, Toronto, designed by architectsAlliance for Lanterra Developments
November 21, 2014 7:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It's been a cold last few of days, and on November 19, the day that Winter dropped its first calling card of the year with Toronto, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) ... read more

IIDEXCanada Brings Design and Architecture Show to Toronto

IIDEXCanada 2014, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
November 21, 2014 3:28 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
There are less than two weeks to go before the arrival of IIDEXCanada, the annual architecture and design trade show coming to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on December 3rd and 4th. The ... read more

Scale Model Reveals Clever Design at Aragon's Enigma on the Park

Enigma on the Park, Quadrangle Architects, Aragon Properties, Toronto
November 21, 2014 2:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
An inspired new design is coming to the Bloordale neighbourhood, with Aragon Properties' Enigma on the Park, a Quadrangle Architects-designed 9-storey condominium ... read more

Catching Up With TTC's Upcoming Pioneer Village Station

Pioneer Village Station, TTC, Spadina Subway Extension, Toronto
November 21, 2014 12:05 pm | by Nathan Christie | Comments
Construction is continuing on the Toronto Transit Commission’s Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension, and today we take a look at the fourth of the six new stations on the extended Spadina ... read more

Insider Q&A: Bryan Tuckey of BILD

Insider Q&A, Bryan Tuckey, BILD, Toronto
November 21, 2014 10:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In our new Insider Q&A feature, we take a personal approach in interviewing some of the industry professionals that envision, design, promote and analyze the new developments currently ... read more