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Quadrangle Unveils New Renderings for Yonge and Gerrard Project

385 Yonge Street, Gerrard, Quadrangle, Toronto
July 3, 2015 4:56 pm | by Edvard Bruun | Comments
UrbanToronto has written extensively about the Yonge and Gerrard intersection, home to some of the city’s most interesting projects: Aura at College Park to the northwest and Ryerson’s Student ... read more

Four Seasons Officially Unveiled at Emerald City in North York

Four Seasons as seen from Sheppard and Don Mills, Douglas Coupland, Emerald City
July 3, 2015 4:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
In late June, a celebration marked the official dedication of the Four Seasons cones and related public artworks which grace the condominium and townhome community known as Emerald City. Located ... read more

Early Stage Construction Progressing at Tridel's SQ Condos

SQ, SQ2 condos, Teeple Architects, Tridel, Alexandra Park, Toronto
July 3, 2015 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Led by the City of Toronto, Toronto Community Housing, and private developer Tridel, work on the revitalization of Toronto's Alexandra Park community is now well under way ... read more

Excavation Progressing Swiftly at Tridel's Aqualina at Bayside

Aqualina condos, Tridel, Hines, Arquitectonica, Artscape, Toronto
July 3, 2015 11:53 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just two short months after ground was officially broken for Hines and Tridel's Aqualina at Bayside, excavation work for the new waterfront condominium development is moving ... read more

River City Dog Owners to Enjoy Off-Leash Emma Park

Emma Park, River City, Urban Capital, Saucier + Perrotte, Toronto
July 2, 2015 2:30 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
It seems condominium developers in Toronto are always looking to outdo their own earlier projects, and set themselves apart from their competition, by including a diverse range of amenities with ... read more

Topping Off June 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off June 2015, UrbanToronto
July 2, 2015 12:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
June brought us plenty of development activity and city-building news, including new proposals, much progress on construction projects around the city, and the controversial Gardiner East vote ... read more

How A Unit Gets Built: Floor by Floor at Cloud9 Condominiums

Cloud9 Condominiums, Etobicoke, design by Richmond Architects for The Lash Group
June 30, 2015 4:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We often talk about construction of condo buildings in ways where we assume you know how a unit is put together piece by piece, but it's rare when we have the chance to actually show you how it ... read more

The Bartholomew Gets Under Way as One Park Place Wraps Up

One Park Place, The Bartholomew, Toronto, The Daniels Corporation, TCHC
June 30, 2015 2:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
East of Downtown Toronto, the multi-year, multi-phase revitalization of Regent Park by The Daniels Corporation and Toronto Community Housing is an ongoing process, where ... read more

Previewing the Unique Features of Greenland's King Blue

King Blue Condominiums, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Greenland
June 30, 2015 11:40 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
When we last checked in on the Greenland Group's King Blue project in May, a ground breaking ceremony—attended by a number of notable guests, including Mayor John Tory—marked the start of ... read more

Nero Condos Joins Dundas West Streetscape

Nero Condos, Toronto by Tofni Developments, RAW design
June 29, 2015 4:35 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As the exterior face of Nero Condos begins to reveal itself to passersby on Dundas Street West, a bold yet cohesive addition is soon to join Toronto's popular Trinity-Bellwoods neighborhood. Set ... read more

Excavation Begins for Daniels Waterfront: City of the Arts

Finding items such as bottles is not at all uncommon during the dig back process
June 29, 2015 12:05 pm | by Chris Kotsy | Comments
At the former site of the The Guvernment/Kool Haus on Toronto's waterfront, shoring work is continuing for the dual office tower phase of Daniels Waterfront: City of the Arts at 132 Queens ... read more

The University of Toronto's 'Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship' Breaks Ground

University of Toronto, CEIE, Montgomery Sisam, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
June 26, 2015 5:30 pm | by Edvard Bruun | Comments
On June 24th, UrbanToronto had the pleasure of attending the ground breaking ceremony for the University of Toronto’s Centre for Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CEIE). The project, ... read more

Stage Set For New Era at Hamilton's Historic Cannon Knitting Mills

Cannon Knitting Mills, Hamilton
June 25, 2015 4:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Recently, UrbanToronto joined the Urban Land Institute (ULI) on a tour of Hamilton, taking an up-close look at the quickly revitalizing city, with renewal projects and new developments throughout ... read more

Knightstone Reworking Primrose Hotel as Parkside Student Res

Parkside Student Residences, Toronto, DSAI, Knightstone Capital
June 25, 2015 3:28 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
The Best Western Primrose Hotel, located at 111 Carlton Street since its debut in 1970, will soon breathe new life in its reincarnated form as the soon-to-open, Parkside Student Residences. ... read more

Maple Leaf Quay Revealing Its Bold New Face on Queens Quay

Maple Leaf Quay, Toronto by Coal Harbour Properties, Quadrangle Architects
June 25, 2015 12:58 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Amidst the excitement of construction cranes and rising skylines in our rapidly developing city, it can be easy to overlook the recent—and ongoing—changes to many of Toronto's older towers. With ... read more

Longo's to Open Market in Camrost-Felcorp's Imperial Plaza

Imperial Plaza, Camrost-Felcorp, Toronto, LCBO, Longo's, Blue Diamond Condos
June 25, 2015 12:28 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As construction of Camrost-Felcorp's Imperial Plaza comes closer to completion, we are now learning more about the retail additions preparing to open up shop on the ground floor of ... read more

Hamilton's Royal Connaught Enters New Era as Iconic Hotel Evolves

The Royal Connaught, Hamilton by Valery Homes, Spallacci Group
June 24, 2015 5:21 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
When the Royal Connaught Hotel first opened in Downtown Hamilton  in 1916, a lavish ball and banquet christened the new building, which then dominated the young city's skyline. In the century ... read more

Exterior Details Finalizing the Look of Howard Park Residences

Howard Park Residences, Triumph Developments, RAW Design, Toronto
June 24, 2015 4:46 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On Howard Park Avenue at Dundas in the hip and trendy Roncevalles neighbourhood, late-stage construction is progressing at Triumph Developments' Howard Park Residences, an 8-storey ... read more

Fuse Condos to Bring New Residents to Davenport Village

Neudorfer Corporation, Channington Developments, Fuse & Fuse2 Condos, Barrett Ar
June 24, 2015 2:07 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
While the City of Toronto is welcoming thousands of new residents each year, formerly industrial lands are often considered as premium places to be converted into new neighbourhoods. Such is the ... read more

MoCCA Moving to the Tower Automotive Building

Tower Automotive Building, Castlepoint Numa, Toronto, MoCCA, Perth Sterling
June 24, 2015 12:40 pm | by Edvard Bruun | Comments
The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MoCCA) announced through the Globe and Mail on Tuesday, June 16th that they would be moving to a new location at 134 Sterling Road, adjacent to the GO rail ... read more