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Plaza's Musée Condos Growing Larger on Adelaide Street West

Musee Condos, Toronto, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects
September 3, 2015 6:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been little over two months since we last checked in on the construction site for Plaza's Musée Condos, a 17-storey, Quadrangle Architects-designed condominium ... read more

Tower at Pier 27 Condos Launched by Cityzen and Fernbrook

Tower at Pier 27, Toronto, Fernbrook Homes, Cityzen, arhchitectsAlliance
September 2, 2015 4:54 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As the Tower at Pier 27 was officially launched earlier today, new renderings of the project were released, revealing a distinctively kinetic design that is soon set to join Toronto's ... read more

New Plan for 177 Front East Seeks Approval at City Hall, OMB

177-197 Front St. E., Pemberton Group, Wallman Architects, Toronto
September 2, 2015 11:32 am | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Since late 2010, speculation over the fate of 177-197 Front St. East, a parcel of downtown real estate which included Downtown Acura and Sobey's, with the remainder of the site operating as a ... read more

Demolition Wrapping Up on Church Street Site for Tridel's Alter

Alter, Tridel, architectsAlliance, Toronto
September 1, 2015 1:03 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Preparation work for Tridel's Alter, a 34-storey condominium tower designed by architectsAlliance, has been proceeding on the development's Church Street site for a few months ... read more

Topping Off August 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off August 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
September 1, 2015 10:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Time to round up another month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk in Toronto, with a look at our hottest news stories, dataBase files, and Forum threads from the month of ... read more

Excavation Continues at Daniels Waterfront: City of the Arts

Panoramic overview of the construction in August 2015, image by kotsy
August 31, 2015 12:47 pm | by Chris Kotsy | Comments
The dual office phase of Daniels Waterfront: City of the Arts’ excavation is proceeding down at Queens Quay and Jarvis Street by Toronto Harbour. The deepest section of the site measures now ... read more

Davenport Village Reaching New Heights With Fuse Condos

Fuse condos, Neudorfer Corporation, Channington Developments, Barrett Architect
August 31, 2015 11:40 am | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Toronto's Davenport Village has experienced a dramatic demographic and architectural change over the past few years, as several thousand people are flocking into the newly built townhouses, ... read more

Restored Beaux Arts Facades Revealed at One King West

One King West Hotel and Residences, Toronto
August 28, 2015 4:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last spring, work got under way on a $5 million restoration of the Beaux-Arts style terra cotta and granite facade of the One King West Hotel & Residence at Yonge and King Streets. ... read more

Excavation Under Way at Site of Worsley's Totem Condos

Totem Condos, Worsley Urban Partners, RAW Design, Toronto
August 28, 2015 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Excavation is now under way at the site of Worsley Urban Partners' Totem Condos, a new 18-storey, 120-unit condominium development coming to Dundonald Street, a block north of Wellesley ... read more

45-Storey Condo Proposed On Church Street Opposite Loblaws

411 Church St, Page+Steele/IBI Group Architects, Toronto
August 28, 2015 2:25 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Details of a proposed 45-storey condo development at 411 Church Street can be found on the City of Toronto's website in a Planning Rationale Report by the Goldberg Group, recently commissioned for ... read more

FIVE Condos Focuses on the Details as Construction Continues

FIVE Condos, MOD, Graywood, Five St. Joseph, Hariri Pontarini, ERA, Toronto
August 27, 2015 6:00 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Standing proudly near Toronto's busy Yonge and Wellesley intersection, FIVE Condos continues to come together as construction progresses on this landmark building. Headed by MOD, Graywood, and ... read more

Cresford's 1Thousand Bay Growing Skyward in Central Toronto

1Thousand Bay, Cresford, architectsAlliance
August 26, 2015 6:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In recent years, Bay Street north of Toronto City Hall had more than its share of surface parking lots and under-utilized properties. Our seemingly un-ending building boom has been changing all ... read more

Yonge Eglinton Centre Expansion Approaching Completion

Yonge Eglinton Centre, RioCan, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
August 26, 2015 12:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been almost a year since we last featured RioCan's Yonge Eglinton Centre revitalization, a project which has transformed an aging mall with both a major expansion and the ... read more

Studio2 Close to Topping Off in the Entertainment District

Studio and Studio2 on Richmond, Aspen Ridge Homes, Quadrangle, Toronto
August 25, 2015 2:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since we last checked in on the construction progress at the site of Aspen Ridge Homes' Studio on Richmond, a Quadrangle Architects-designed complex in ... read more

Another Parking Lot Bites the Dust as King Blue Site Fenced Off

King Blue Condominiums, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Greenland
August 25, 2015 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The surface parking lot at the site of Greenland Group's King Blue, a Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed development at King Street West and Blue Jays Way in Toronto's ... read more

Tridel's Avani at Metrogate Approaching Final Height

Avani at Metrogate Condos Toronto, Tridel, Graziani + Corazza Architects
August 25, 2015 10:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Tridel's Avani is soon to reach a major milestone, as the first of the twin Graziani + Corazza Architects-designed condominium towers now sits just shy of its ... read more

SQ2 to Add New Mid-Rise Condo to Alexandra Park Community

SQ2 condos, Teeple Architects, Tridel, Janet Rosenberg, Alexandra Park, Toronto
August 24, 2015 3:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The success of the rebuilding of Toronto's Regent Park neighbourhood has set a standard now being emulated by other cities seeking to revitalize mid-20th-century public housing projects, and in ... read more

One Park Place Adding New Retail to Regent Park

One Park Place, The Bartholomew, Toronto, The Daniels Corporation, TCHC
August 24, 2015 10:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New residents continue to move into One Park Place, the most recently completed market condominium by The Daniels Corporation in the five-phase revitalization of Toronto's ... read more

New Renderings Reveal New Details of the King Portland Centre

King Portland Centre, Allied REIT, RioCan, Hariri Pontarini, Toronto
August 21, 2015 5:30 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Since our last update in March, development partners Allied Properties REIT and RioCan for the newly renamed King Portland Centre at 620 King Street West, have released an ... read more

Celsius Condos bring a Degree of Change to North York

Celsius Condos, Shiu Pong and Kirkor Architects Planners, Toronto
August 21, 2015 3:56 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
In the years since the project was first announced in late 2010, what was once a sleepy row of suburban single homes and mature trees in North York has given way to the recently completed Celsius ... read more