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UPDATED: Renderings Detail Daniels Waterfront Plan

Daniels, Queens Quay, Waterfront, Artscape
February 26, 2015 8:10 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
UPDATE EDITOR: The Daniels Corporation has contacted us about the following story to let us know that a number of the details below no longer reflect the current plans for the Daniels Waterfront ... read more

Metrolinx Encouraging Development at GO and Crosstown LRT Stations

Bathurst, LRT, Metrolinx
February 26, 2015 4:44 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
Metrolinx will take a step into the real estate market tomorrow, when it issues an RFP for development above its new Crosstown LRT stations. Metrolinx has already been using a more hands off ... read more

484 Yonge Renderings Depict a Reinvigorated Heritage Clock Tower

View from the northeast, image courtesy of Quadrangle Architects
February 25, 2015 6:05 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Renderings depicting the podium of a proposed 45-storey residential tower at Yonge and Grosvenor have been posted on Quadrangle Architects' website. The KingSett Capital development spans several ... read more

Touring Ryerson's Newly Opened Student Learning Centre

February 25, 2015 3:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Following upon our tour of the new Ryerson Student Learning Centre last week, the building has now soft-opened, and a number of UrbanToronto contributors and photographers have been in to see the ... read more

Exterior Finishing Under Way at Daniels' HighPark Condominiums

HighPark Condos, Toronto, The Daniels Corporation, Diamond Schmitt Architects
February 25, 2015 2:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of The Daniels Corporation's HighPark Condominiums is nearing completion, as finishing touches are applied to the 14-storey, Diamond Schmitt Architects-designed ... read more

42-Storey Development Proposed for Bloor Near Spadina

316 Bloor Street West, State Building Group, Bloor and Spadina, Toronto
February 25, 2015 2:10 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Over the past few years, the streets of Toronto have been drastically remodelled as densification is bringing more residential and retail spaces downtown and beyond. Transit being a major booster ... read more

Diam Developments to Add New Mid-Rise 'On The Danforth'

On The Danforth, Diam Developments, onespace unlimited, Toronto
February 25, 2015 12:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We are now getting our first glimpse at renderings for a new mid-rise condominium development at 2359 Danforth Avenue at Oak Park Avenue, located between Woodbine and Main subway ... read more

One Bloor East Now Overlooking the Intersection of Yonge & Bloor

One Bloor East, Great Gulf Homes, Hariri Pontarini, Bloor and Yonge, Toronto
February 24, 2015 12:16 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Often referred to as the city's most important, the intersection of Yonge and Bloor is being transformed by high density projects; its current centrepiece, Great Gulf Homes' One Bloor ... read more

$135 Million Massey Hall Revitalization Plan Kicked Off

Massey Hall revitalization plan, Toronto
February 23, 2015 4:58 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A 7-year $135 Million plan to revitalize Massey Hall was launched today at an event staged at the venerable Toronto performing arts venue. Hosted by Charles Cutts, President and CEO of the Massey ... read more

Construction of H&W's Fontana Progressing in Downtown Markham

Fontana, H&W Development Corp, Page+Steele / IBI Group, Markham
February 23, 2015 2:53 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is progressing significantly at the site of H&W Development Corp.'s Fontana, a four-building condominium development on South Town Centre Boulevard, just south of ... read more

Centennial College To Build Aerospace Campus at Downsview Park

Downsview Park Aerospace Campus, Centennial College, DTAH, Toronto
February 23, 2015 10:12 am | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
As the biggest city of the country and home to numerous education institutions, it is somewhat natural that Toronto totals more than 187,000 undergraduate students in its universities and ... read more

Pan Am Athletes' Village Handed Over to TO2015 Organizers

The key to the Village is handed to TO2015 officials, image by Marcus Mitanis
February 20, 2015 2:19 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
During another blisteringly cold Winter day in Toronto, there are signs that Summer is just around the corner as the Province of Ontario officially marked the completion of the Athletes' ... read more

Hotel X Closing In on Final Height at Exhibition Place

Hotel X, The Library Hotel Collection, Exhibition Place, NORR, Brookfield
February 20, 2015 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of The Library Hotel Collection's 406-suite Hotel X at Exhibition Place has made significant progress since we last covered the project back in September ... read more

Touring Ryerson University's New Student Learning Centre

Ryerson University Student Learning Centre, Toronto, Snøhetta, Zeidler
February 19, 2015 6:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yonge Street's newest landmark, the Ryerson University Student Learning Centre, is set to open its doors on Monday, February 23, providing new study space for students of the academic ... read more

East of Downtown: Growth to Watch For in 2015

East of Downtown: Growth to Watch For in 2015
February 18, 2015 5:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
After a week of what seemed like new building announcements every day, we are digging back into our overview series of development growth areas to watch across Toronto in 2015. We have ... read more

Freed and CD Capital's Art Shoppe Condos Coming to Yonge Street

Art Shoppe Condos, Freed Developments, CD Capital, architectsAlliance, Toronto
February 17, 2015 2:46 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Yonge and Eglinton area is growing up fast, and the transformation has resulted in the redevelopment of a few neighbourhood landmarks in recent years, including the original North Toronto ... read more

Cladding now Appearing as The Madison Rises on Eglinton

The Madison condos, Madison Homes, Kirkor Architects, Eglinton, Toronto
February 17, 2015 11:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Like many areas of the city, Yonge and Eglinton is experiencing a high-rise growth spurt fueled by the soaring housing market. Further fueling this growth here is the promise of better transit in ... read more

Phantom Developments Proposes 64-Storey Tower in Yorkville

8 Cumberland, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Phantom Developments, Toronto
February 13, 2015 5:07 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Bloor-Yorkville area's growing number of condominium developments continues to add even more life and vitality into what is already one of Toronto's most vibrant, walkable areas. The trend of ... read more

Preliminary Plans Emerge for Inn on the Park Redevelopment

On The Park, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Tridel, Toronto
February 13, 2015 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Preliminary plans have emerged for the redevelopment for the former Inn on the Park hotel site on Leslie Street north of Eglinton Avenue. We can now confirm the involvement of ... read more

Humber College Expanding Twice at Lakeshore Campus

Humber College, Moriyama & Teshima, Lakeshore, Toronto
February 13, 2015 2:27 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Established in 1967, Humber is one of Canada’s leading postsecondary institutions, serving 27,000 full-time students and 56,000 continuing education registrants. Humber College will soon reinforce ... read more