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Crane Removed and Cladding Progressing at ZIGG Condos

ZIGG Condos, Toronto, Madison Homes, Fieldgate Urban, Kirkor, St. Clair
September 27, 2017 10:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The newest mid-rise development along Toronto's St. Clair Avenue just west of Avenue Road is now topped out and partially clad, as construction brings Madison Homes and Fieldgate ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 27, 2017

September 27, 2017 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Arts and culture hub 401 Richmond getting property tax relief; City, developer lay out competing visions for downtown’s largest undeveloped space; Toronto real estate ... read more

Photo of the Day: Four Seasons Centre

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts
September 27, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Toronto's 2006-built Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, located at the southeast corner of Queen Street West and University Avenue. ... read more

Ryerson Architecture: Heather Dubbeldam on Sustainability

Heather Dubbeldam, image courtesy of Dubbeldam Architecture + Design
September 26, 2017 5:18 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
Ryerson Architecture's 2017-2018 lecture series kicks off this Thursday with Toronto architect Heather Dubbeldam speaking on 'The Next Green: Innovation in Sustainability Through Design'. The ... read more

Cladding Sealing Off Reserve Properties' Rise Condos

Rise Condos, Reserve Properties, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Toronto
September 26, 2017 3:47 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The last several months of construction activity have brought about plenty of progress at the site of Reserve Properties' Rise Condos, a 23-storey, Graziani + Corazza ... read more

Projecting Amenity Deck Emerging above Yonge and Eglinton

E Condos, Rosario Varacalli, Toronto, Bazis, Metropia, RioCan
September 26, 2017 12:06 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping a close eye on Bazis, Metropia, and RioCan's E Condos, a new Rosario Varacalli-designed mixed-use complex taking shape at Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton ... read more

Exterior Expression Coming Together at 101 Erskine

101 Erskine, Tridel, Beaux Properties, CS&P, Toronto
September 26, 2017 10:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following the recent topping out of Tridel and Beaux Properties' 101 Erskine Condos, the new 32-storey CS&P Architects-designed condominium tower continues to make its ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 26, 2017

September 26, 2017 8:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
More than $2 billion in capital projects unfunded; Ontario pledges $1M investment in bike parking at province's tourist attractions; Markham's cow statue on stilts to get ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Kip District

Photo of the Day, Toronto, The Kip District, Concert Properties, Etobicoke
September 26, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to Dundas Street West in Etobicoke, near Kipling subway station, for a view of a new development under construction. Captured via drone by Forum contributor ... read more

Lotus Condos Rises Above Bayview Station on Sheppard

Lotus Condos, Chestnut Hill, Fortress RDI, Kirkor Architects, Toronto
September 25, 2017 4:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the just over 9 months since we last visited the North York site of Chestnut Hill Developments and Fortress Real Developments' Lotus Condos, plenty of work has been ... read more

Hot-Button Midtown Proposal Scaled Back with Resubmission

71 Redpath, Toronto, Benvenuto, Malen, NEUF, SMV, DTAH
September 25, 2017 3:03 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Yonge-Eglinton area is bursting at the seams with new development as the neighbourhood gears up for the 2021 opening of the Crosstown LRT. Among the many projects currently working their ... read more

Plaza's Mississauga Square at 85% Sold with Handful of Units Left

Mississauga Square, Plaza, Turner Fleischer Architects, Bryon Patton
September 25, 2017 2:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sales success means that a new high-rise development planned for Mississauga's Hurontario Street can advance. Located just north of Eglinton at Nahani Way, Plaza's Mississauga ... read more

Waterfront Transit 'Reset' Consultation Reveals New Details

The Study Area for the Waterfront Transit Reset
September 25, 2017 11:58 am | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
In November 2015, Toronto City Council directed City Staff, the TTC, and Waterfront Toronto to work together on a unified vision for Toronto's waterfront. Unlike previous attempts at a transit ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 25, 2017

September 25, 2017 8:46 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
On the Toronto sign, read six-word stories about the Six for Canada 150; Proposals to link Queens Quay and Union Station include a moving sidewalk, a cable car or more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Lower River Street

Photo of the Day, River City 3, Urban Capital, Saucier + Perrotte, ZAS, Toronto
September 25, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to Lower River Street, south of King Street East. Submitted to the River City 3 Forum thread by contributor skycandy, this view faces south from River in front of ... read more

Yonge Sheppard Centre Upgrading North York's Crossroads

Yonge Sheppard Centre, RioCan, KingSett Capital, Quadrangle, Toronto
September 22, 2017 4:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Demolition and reconstruction have been ongoing at the Yonge Sheppard Centre in North York since early 2016. The extensive RioCan REIT and KingSett Capital project involves a ... read more

Clark Centre for the Arts Proposed at Guild Inn Site

Clark Centre for the Arts, Guild Inn restoration, Toronto, Taylor Hazell Archite
September 22, 2017 4:14 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recent conversion of Scarborough's Guild Inn site from a disused hotel into a modern event venue has brought increased traffic to the picturesque Guild Park and Gardens to the south of the ... read more

Join the UrbanToronto Team: Internship Positions Available

Join the UrbanToronto Team: Internship Positions Available
September 22, 2017 4:00 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
Got a knack for writing and a passion for buildings? We're looking for urban-savvy and enthusiastic interns who have an excellent command of the written word, strong familiarity with social ... read more

Occupancy Underway at One Bloor East as Finishing Continues

One Bloor East condos, Great Gulf, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
September 22, 2017 1:02 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Right across the street from the coming development in today's first story, Great Gulf's 76-storey One Bloor East has now been a highlight of Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville skyline since ... read more

The One Gears-up for Sales Centre as Site Prep Continues

The One condos, Mizrahi, Toronto, Foster + Partners, Core Architects, Toronto
September 22, 2017 12:02 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Anticipation is building as preliminary activity continues at the site of what will soon become Canada's tallest building, at the southwest corner of Toronto's Yonge and Bloor ... read more