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New Renderings Detail the Building Formerly Known as 156 Front

156 Front West, 160 Front West, AS+GG, Cadillac Fairview
October 30, 2014 5:45 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Extravagant and en vogue designs have always seen their peaks and troughs. Elegantly executed simplicity, however, seems to remain at a nearly universally appreciated constant. One of the towers ... read more

Construction Progressing on Lifetime's The Bond

The Bond, Lifetime Developments, Core Architects, Toronto
October 30, 2014 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Entertainment District's transformation from a post-industrial rough-around-the-edges club district into a densely-populated mostly vertical mixed-use neighbourhood continues with the ... read more

Daniels HighPark Condos to Enjoy some of Toronto's Best Fall Views

East views at Daniels HighPark Condominiums, Toronto, Diamond Schmitt Architects
October 29, 2014 6:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
As much as the people who know it love it—and that's a considerable number of people—High Park is probably still under-appreciated as one the great city parks. Not located as centrally as ... read more

Cladding Nearing Completion on The Heathview's South Tower

The Heathview, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Morguard, Toronto
October 29, 2014 1:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is nearing completion at The Heathview, a pair of twin 30-storey rental towers by Morguard, currently topped off at the corner of Heath and Tweedsmuir, near St. Clair West ... read more

Vaughan Mills Expands with New Stores, Spaces, and Green Parking

Ivanhoé Cambridge, Vaughan Mills
October 29, 2014 11:15 am | by Zainab Habib | Comments
After first announcing their plans in January 2013, the Vaughan Mills shopping centre officially opened their 50 store expansion to the public on Thursday, October 23, 2014—unveiling 200,000 ... read more

Details Start to Shape Daniels' HighPark Condominiums

Daniels HighPark Condominiums, Toronto, Diamond Schmitt Architects
October 28, 2014 8:14 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Daniels HighPark Condominiums is starting—just starting—to take on its final form on Bloor Street West across from the famous park in Toronto's West End. The slab for the 14-storey condominium's ... read more

Flat-Top Tower Crane Installed at Site of Tridel's Ten York Condos

Ten York Condos, Tridel, Wallman Architects, Toronto
October 28, 2014 5:24 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a while since we checked in on the construction progress of Tridel's Ten York, a 65-storey, Wallman Architects-designed condominium tower currently under ... read more

Crane Installation Marks Major Milestone for Concert's 88 Scott

88 Scott, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Toronto
October 27, 2014 3:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been closely following the construction of Concert Properties' 88 Scott since the project's earliest stages, including the careful disassembly and demolition of the ... read more

Cladding Seals Out the Cold at DAZ's Abacus Lofts on Dundas West

Abacus Lofts, DAZ, Quadrangle Architects, RAW Design, Toronto
October 27, 2014 3:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Truly innovative designs for residential projects, like Abacus Lofts by developer DAZ and builder 59 Project Management, are still rare in Toronto, so it's worthwhile ... read more

Planning Documents Reveal More Details on 45 Bay Development

45 Bay Street Toronto, Wlkinson Eyre, Hines, Ivanhoé Cambridge
October 27, 2014 12:08 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
One of the most buzz-worthy developments on UrbanToronto this year has certainly been the 45 Bay Street Redevelopment which would transform a land east of Union Station and the Air Canada ... read more

Construction of the U of T's Jackman Law Building Progressing

U of T Jackman Law Building Expansion, Hariri Pontarini Architects
October 27, 2014 10:25 am | by Ryan Heuler | Comments
It has been several months since we last looked in on the construction of the University of Toronto's Jackman Law Building. The expansion, designed by Hariri Pontarini ... read more

Backstage On The Esplanade Rising into the Downtown Skyline

Backstage Condos Toronto by Castlepoint, Cityzen, and Fernbrook Homes
October 24, 2014 2:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work on Backstage On The Esplanade, a 36-storey condominium tower by developers Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint Numa, has been progressing ... read more

The Crane Comes Down at Great Gulf and Lifetime's X2 Condos

X2 Condominiums, Lifetime Developments, Great Gulf Homes, Wallman Architects
October 24, 2014 12:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this month we took a look at the recent construction progress of Lifetime Developments and Great Gulf Homes' X2 Condominiums, a 49-storey, Wallman ... read more

Upper Floors Taking Shape At King + Condos

King + Condos, King Plus Development, TACT Architecture, ERA Architects
October 23, 2014 6:10 pm | by Erin Cassidy | Comments
Construction on the King Plus Development's King + Condos has passed the half-way point on the way to the top of the 17-storey condominium located at Sherbourne and King on Downtown Toronto's east ... read more

Cladding Installation Under Way at Parliament Street Data Centre

Parliament Street Data Centre, Bresler, WZMH Architects, Toronto
October 23, 2014 5:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We last took a look at the construction of Bresler's Parliament Street Data Centre in early-July, when the five-storey, 22,000-square-meter (236,000 square-foot) data ... read more

Plans Reveal New Details for Ryerson Church Street Development

Ryerson Church Street Development, Perkins + Will, Toronto
October 22, 2014 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this year, we reported on plans for Ryerson's Church Street Development (CSD), which will add a major presence to Church Street with a 27-storey educational and residential ... read more

Our First Look at Royalpark Homes' The Bean Condos

The Bean Condominiums, Toronto, Royalpark Homes, Romanov Romanov Architects
October 21, 2014 12:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month we introduced The Bean Condominiums, a newly announced 50-unit boutique condominium development by Royalpark Homes coming to Dufferin Street a few blocks north of Eglinton ... read more

Construction of Oxford's EY Tower Approaching Grade

EY Tower, 100 Adelaide West, Oxford, Kohn Pedersen Fox, WZMH Architects
October 21, 2014 10:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A block west of the construction site for the Bay Adelaide Centre's east tower, another office tower will soon be rising from the ground. Oxford Properties' EY Tower at 100 Adelaide ... read more

Streetcar's The Carlaw and The Taylor Growing in Leslieville

The Carlaw, Streetcar Developments, TACT Architects, Toronto
October 20, 2014 5:07 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Streetcar Developments' The Carlaw is making some impressive progress, with construction now reaching above the tenth floor of the 12-storey, 320 ... read more

Ground Breaking Ceremony Held for Rockport's The Nest Condos

Rockport Group and RAW Design join Councillor Mihevc, image by Marcus Mitanis
October 20, 2014 1:10 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The installation of the right-of-way for the TTC's St. Clair streetcar route was not without controversy. The line is now proving its worth, however, in both speeding the commute on the street, ... read more