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Tridel's Aquavista At Bayside Will Rise Next To Water And Parks

Aquavista at bayside, tridel, hine, arquitectonica, Waterfront, toronto
January 27, 2015 6:00 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The redevelopment of Toronto's waterfront is bringing updated infrastructure and new public spaces, but also thousands of new residents to formerly industrial areas. While the Queens Quay ... read more

Erin Mills Town Centre Expansion Will Be Complete Next Fall

Erin Mills Town Centre, MMC Architecture, 20VIC Management Inc., GHA Design
January 27, 2015 2:08 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The Erin Mills Town Centre Expansion is running its course on Mississauga's West side. After 25 years of operation, the mall is currently undergoing a $100 million renovation transforming both the ... read more

Rendering Revealed for Gupta Group Development at 4050 Yonge

New proposal for Yonge/Wilson site, image by the Gupta Group / Easton's Group
January 27, 2015 11:40 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The future of an unsightly parking lot at the northwest corner of Yonge Street and Wilson Avenue may finally be clearer as further details have been revealed for the planned mixed-use development ... read more

Downtown Toronto North: Growth to Watch For in 2015

Ryerson Student Learning Centre, design by Snohetta and Zeidler
January 26, 2015 5:25 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto's stories on areas of the city to watch for development in 2015 now rises to five, adding Bay and Yonge Streets between Downtown and Bloor-Yorkville to our previous articles ... read more

Demolition Under Way at Dickinson-Designed Regent Park High-Rise

Regent Park Revitalization, 605 Whiteside Place, TCHC, ProGreen Demolition
January 26, 2015 5:17 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Demolition is well under way on the second last of Regent Park's noted Peter Dickinson-designed high-rise apartment towers. As Toronto is typically too intensely developed to allow for implosions, ... read more

Times Group's Key West Continues to Rise on Park Lawn Road

Key West, Times Group, Burka Architects, Toronto, Humber Bay
January 26, 2015 11:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction continues at the site of Times Group's Key West, a new 44-storey Burka Architects-designed condominium tower rising from Park Lawn Road, on the east bank of Mimico ... read more

Camrost-Felcorp Launches Blue Diamond Condos at Imperial Plaza

Blue Diamond Condos at Imperial Plaza, Diamond + Schmitt Architects, Whitecastle
January 23, 2015 3:53 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Like many avenues around the city, St. Clair Avenue West is the theatre of extensive redevelopment as new condominium projects add density as well as a stronger urban character to the east-west ... read more

Public Consultation Reveals New Design for 33 Avenue Road

33 Avenue Road, Empire Communities, Zeidler Partnership Architects, Toronto
January 23, 2015 2:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A community consultation was held yesterday evening at the Park Hyatt Hotel on Avenue Road, where new information and images were revealed pertaining to a major redevelopment proposed for the ... read more

Preliminary Design Surfaces for 30 Bay Street Office Tower

Preliminary Design of 30 Bay Street, Toronto by Oxford Properties
January 23, 2015 1:19 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A preliminary rendering for 30 Bay Street has surfaced online. The proposed tower is the latest addition to a number of planned additions to Downtown Toronto's commercial office market which are ... read more

Podium Levels Taking Shape at Lifetime's The Bond

The Bond, Lifetime Developments, Core Architects, Toronto
January 22, 2015 1:47 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On the north side of Adelaide Street just west of John in Toronto's Entertainment District, construction is progressing on Lifetime Developments' The Bond, a 42-storey Core ... read more

FIVE Condos' Restored Yonge Street Facades Being Unveiled

Closing in on the detailing of the Yonge storefronts, image by Marcus Mitanis
January 21, 2015 4:10 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
After months of painstaking work, scaffolds surrounding a group of Yonge Street storefronts are now being removed, revealing reinvigorated heritage façades at the base of FIVE Condos just ... read more

Lamb and Hyde Park's East FiftyFive Coming to Corktown

East FiftyFive, Lamb Development Corp, Hyde Park Homes, architectsAlliance
January 21, 2015 2:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Details are emerging about a new condominium development a block from UrbanToronto's offices just east of Downtown. The site at 53-55 Ontario Street first came onto our radar in October of 2014, ... read more

Bay Adelaide Centre East's Podium Taking Shape

KPMB Architects, Brookfield Properties, Bay Adelaide Centre, Adamson Architects
January 21, 2015 1:00 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Brookfield Properties' Bay Adelaide Centre east tower has recently topped off. Now in the final phases of construction, it has gotten harder hard to see any progress on the exterior as ... read more

Balliol Park Rentals Under Construction Near Yonge & Davisville

Balliol park, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Shiplake Management Company, gh3
January 21, 2015 11:54 am | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Davisville Avenue is a testament of post-war modernist architecture, an enclave of high-rises on the edge of a low-rise residential area. Located in the immediate surroundings of the subway ... read more

North York Centre and East: Growth to Watch For in 2015

North York Centre and East: Growth to Watch For in 2015
January 20, 2015 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In previous days we have covered three areas of Toronto to watch for development in 2015, discussing the Yonge-Eglinton, St. Clair West, and Bloor-Yorkville in detail. Today we return with a ... read more

400 Front Street West Proposed For Development

400 Front Street West, State Building Group, Front and Spadina, Toronto
January 20, 2015 12:55 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Many of us have been waiting for the massive parking lot at the corner of Front Street West and Spadina Avenue to be developed. State Building Group, the owner of this site known as 400 ... read more

Construction Progressing at Site of Chestnut Hill's Life Condos

Life Condos, Chestnut Hill Homes, A2A Capital Management, Quadrangle Architects
January 20, 2015 10:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just south of the rapidly intensifying Yonge and Eglinton area in Toronto's Midtown, Davisville is another hot development node gearing up for some big changes in 2015. There are a handful of new ... read more

Demolition Marks Start of Work at Freed's 155 Redpath

155 Redpath Condominiums, Freed, architectsAlliance
January 19, 2015 5:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another high-rise development is under way in the Yonge and Eglinton area, as demolition has commenced at the site of Freed Developments and CD Capital's 155 Redpath ... read more

Demolition Continues at Site of Canderel's YC Condos

YC Condos, Canderel, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Toronto
January 19, 2015 4:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work on Canderel's YC Condos officially got under way last month with a ceremonial groundbreaking marking the start of demolition on the two-storey commercial building at 454-468 ... read more

Stollerys Demolition Begins Amid Heritage Concerns

Stollerys occupied the southwest corner for 114 years, image by Forum kotsy
January 19, 2015 2:20 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Questions over whether the building housing Stollerys at the southwest corner of Yonge and Bloor should be preserved may be moot after demolition work began on the structure this past weekend. The ... read more