The St. Clair Avenue West site of Madison Homes and Fieldgate Urban's ZIGG Condos is abuzz with activity, as forming continues for the below-grade structure of the 11-storey, Kirkor Architects-designed condominium development. At the time of our last update in late-May, the first supporting columns were in place at the east end, while substrate was being laid for foundations along the west arm of the L-shaped site.

ZIGG Condos, Kirkor Architects Planners, Madison Homes, Fieldgate Urban Facing northeast across the ZIGG site, image by Jack Landau

A few weeks later, the site looks completely different, with work now underway on the third level of the building's underground parking garage at the east end of the site. 

ZIGG Condos, Kirkor Architects Planners, Madison Homes, Fieldgate Urban Facing east across the ZIGG site, image by Jack Landau

ZIGG Condos, Kirkor Architects Planners, Madison Homes, Fieldgate Urban Work underway on the final below-grade level, image by Jack Landau

At the west end of the site, while the walls and columns for the lowest level are up, the last section of that lowest floor was being poured and smoothed out when we photographed the site.

ZIGG Condos, Kirkor Architects Planners, Madison Homes, Fieldgate Urban Facing south over the western arm of the L-shaped site, image by Jack Landau

The arm of the mobile concrete pump can be seen above and below, placing liquid concrete.

ZIGG Condos, Kirkor Architects Planners, Madison Homes, Fieldgate Urban Liquid concrete being pumped into the pit, image by Jack Landau

The pump is fed by mixing trucks parked in a temporarily-closed lane of St. Clair. 

ZIGG Condos, Kirkor Architects Planners, Madison Homes, Fieldgate Urban Truck and concrete pump in action, image by Jack Landau

To get liquid concrete to other parts of the site, bucketloads are also being hoisted by the site's tower crane.

ZIGG Condos, Kirkor Architects Planners, Madison Homes, Fieldgate Urban Below-grade construction at ZIGG Condos, image by Jack Landau

ZIGG Condos has come a long way since the first demolition activity was spotted at the site in late 2015. Since then, the project saw the start of shoring in January this year, the start of excavation in February, and the start of below-grade forming in May.

The project’s next milestone is anticipated to take place in mid-July, when work should commence on the development’s ground level. Following that, ZIGG's aggressive construction schedule aims for structural completion by year's end, with the first residential occupancies by December 2017.

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