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Core Modern Homes Add Distinctive Presence on Eglinton East

View of the project captured from Walder Avenue, image by Jack Landau
September 30, 2016 10:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The optimism of mid-20th century Toronto is evident along Eglinton Avenue East between Yonge and Bayview, where Modernist apartment towers are juxtaposed against older, traditional single-family ... read more

Sky3 Apartments Nearing Completion in Downtown Portland

Sky3 Apartments, Molasky Group of Companies, Ankrom Moisan, Portland, Oregon
September 30, 2016 9:00 am | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Since their debut in early 2015, progress has been moving along steadily at the site of The Molasky Group of Companies's 15-storey Sky3 Apartments currently nearing ... read more

Canary District: Checking in on Toronto's New Neighbourhood

Pan Am Village, West Don Lands, Canary District, DundeeKilmer, Toronto
September 29, 2016 4:28 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In Toronto's West Don Lands, the one-time Athletes Village of the 2015 Pan Am Games is already well into its second life as a mixed-use urban community. Now served by the TTC's new 514 Cherry ... read more

Luxury Condo Development Proposed in South Rosedale

Dale Inc, Dale II Inc, 5-9 Dale, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
September 29, 2016 3:48 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Density is finding its way into Toronto's upscale Rosedale neighbourhood with a proposal for a four-storey 26-unit condo development at 5-9 Dale Avenue. The proposal would see two conjoined condo ... read more

Qualex-Landmark's Park Point Surpasses Grade

Park Point surpasses grade, Calgary, Qualex-Landmark, IBI Group, Surrealplaces
September 29, 2016 2:55 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Qualex-Landmark's Beltline condominium received its tower crane in May, signalling a major milestone in the construction process. This week, the Vancouver-based developer has announced that the ... read more

Crane, Foundation Work Underway for 50 at Wellesley Station

Site of 50 at Wellesley Station, image by Jack Landau
September 29, 2016 12:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Out of view to all but the most curious passersby, the site of Plaza's 50 at Wellesley Station is gearing up for some major construction milestones. Following the excavation of the ... read more

Shaq-Backed Highrise Redevelopment Project Finally on the Move in Newark

One Riverview, Boraie Development LLC, Shaquille O'Neill, Newark, New Jersey
September 29, 2016 11:55 am | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
After returning to his beloved hometown of Newark, New Jersey, for the ground breaking ceremony back in 2013, former NBA All Star and acting legend Shaquille O'Neill made local headlines upon the ... read more

Disused Site on Lansdowne Released for Affordable Housing

Aerial view of the subject site, image retrieved from Apple Maps
September 29, 2016 10:49 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Increasing urban development new home prices have put a profound strain on Toronto's affordable housing situation over the past few years. The introduction of new economic and planning incentives, ... read more

3Eleven on the Rise in Chicago's Bustling River North District

3Eleven, The John Buck Company, Fitzgerald Associates Architects, Chicago
September 29, 2016 5:55 am | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Progress at the site of 3Eleven (formerly 311 W Illinois), within the heart of the bustling River North district in downtown Chicago, began in earnest over the summer, and the new ... read more

Herzog & de Meuron Unveil Mixed-Use Scheme for Los Angeles' Arts District

6AM two towers would be the tallest in the area, Los Angeles Herzog de Meuron
September 28, 2016 9:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Based in Irvine, California, property developer SunCal is looking to make a big splash in Downtown Los Angeles with their newly unveiled mixed-use scheme in the Arts District. Named 6AM, an ... read more

Battersea Power Station to House Apple's New London Headquarters

Electric Boulevard bookended by Foster and Gehry, London, Battersea Power
September 28, 2016 6:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The cachet of Apple, one of the world's leading technology superpowers, is hard to ignore. Their stores are constantly bustling with eager and early adopters of their innovative products, which ... read more

1 Scollard Proposal Opposed by Planning, Councillor, Locals

1 Scollard, Toronto, by Cityzen Development Group, KPMB Architects
September 28, 2016 5:09 pm | by David Rudin | Comments
As development intensifies in the height ridge around Toronto’s Yonge and Bloor streets, the debate over the relative importance of aesthetic quality and density requirements came to a head at the ... read more

Ottawa: DevMcGill's Arthaus Introduces Unique Mixed-Use Model

Arthaus Residences at Arts Court, Ottawa, by DevMcGill, Régis Côté et Associés
September 28, 2016 4:01 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
"As land values rise, I think it's going to become more common," DevMcGill CEO Stephane Côté tells us, describing the ambitious mixed-use programming of Ottawa's Arthaus Residences at Arts Court. ... read more

Above Grade Levels Taking Shape at ZIGG Condos

Ground floor of the site's southern arm, image by Jack Landau
September 28, 2016 3:48 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was just last month when Madison Homes and Fieldgate Urban's ZIGG Condos achieved an important milestone along Toronto's St. Clair Avenue West, with the pouring of the ... read more

Nearly Complete Brookfield Place Redefining the Calgary Skyline

Brookfield Place, Arney Fender Katsalidis, Dialog Architects, Calgary, Alberta
September 28, 2016 3:30 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
In the two months since our last update, progress has continued to move along at the site of Brookfield Place, the Arney Fender Katsalidis- and Dialog Architects-designed tallest Canadian ... read more

Lee & Associates Propose 25-Storey Mixed-Use Tower for Downtown Atlanta

International Plaza, Lee & Associates, Atlanta, Georgia
September 28, 2016 3:00 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Currently known as the International Plaza, a recent proposal has been put forward by Lee & Associates for a 25-storey hotel, office, and retail tower in central Atlanta. The project ... read more

Construction Progressing for Block B of ELAD's Emerald City

Panoramic view of construction at Emerald City's Block B, image by Jack Landau
September 28, 2016 11:57 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following the success of the initial block of three towers and townhomes at ELAD Canada's Emerald City at Don Mills and Sheppard in North York, construction is well underway on three ... read more

10-Tower M City to Rise on 15 Acres at Mississauga City Centre

M City will transform 15 acres of land southwest of Mississauga City Centre
September 27, 2016 4:38 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A 15-acre plot of land that has long sat as a vacant field on the south side of Burnhamthorpe Road in Mississauga is finally to be transformed by a $1.5 bn development to be called M City. ... read more

Two-Tower Development Proposed for Calgary's Beltline District

101 – 11th Avenue SE, Wexford, Oxford, Zeidler, BKDI, Calgary, Alberta
September 27, 2016 3:30 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
A new proposal has come forward for a two-tower, 568-unit, 325,000-square-metre, mixed-use development in the heart of downtown Calgary's Beltline District. The project from ... read more

Vantage Oak Park Hosts Open House

Looking at the building atop the terrace, Vantage Oak Park, Harry Carmichael
September 27, 2016 3:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The Chicago-area community of Oak Park now has a new tallest apartment building. As Golub & Company and Wood Partners near completion on their 21-storey Vantage Oak Park ... read more