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Steel Roof Frame Continues The Curves Atop Emerald Park

Emerald Park Condos, Bazis, Metropia, Plazacorp, Varacalli, NYCC
July 22, 2014 2:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been closely following the construction of Metropia, Bazis, Plaza's Emerald Park Condos, a development comprised of 42 and 33-storey towers ... read more

Diamond Schmitt-designed Office Progresses in the East Annex

17 Prince Arthur, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Toronto
July 22, 2014 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Bloor-Yorkville area is currently one of the busiest development nodes in the city, with plenty of high-rise and mid-rise projects rising throughout the area. West of Yorkville's Avenue Road ... read more

Residents Begin to Replace Construction Workers at Pier 27

Waterlink at Pier 27 Cityzen Fernbrook Homes architectsAlliance Toronto
July 22, 2014 11:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes' Waterlink at Pier 27 recently hit a major milestone with the first occupancies of the architectsAlliance-designed development. ... read more

Remains of Historic Wharf Uncovered at Tridel's Ten York Dig

Tinning's Wharf has been uncovered at Tridel's Ten York condos, Toronto
July 21, 2014 6:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It seems that nearly every time a new building goes under construction in the area south of the Gardiner Expressway, another reminder of Lake Ontario's former size pops up. The excavation for ... read more

YC Condos Introduces Canada's First Fully Functional Digital Home

Samsung,Candarel, True Marque, Digital Home
July 21, 2014 11:50 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Canderel, the developer of Aura, Canada's tallest condominium, is attempting to turn heads yet again with what they aim to make one of Toronto's most luxurious residences, YC ... read more

57-storey KPMB-designed Tower Proposed for the Distillery District

31A Parliament St, Toronto, design by KPMB Architects for Dundee, Cityscape
July 18, 2014 10:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A 57-storey tower and 4-storey "ribbon" building have been proposed for the south edge of the Distillery District. The design, by KPMB Architects for Dundee Realty and Cityscape Development ... read more

Views From the L Tower: Across Toronto to the North and East

L Tower Cityzen Fernbrook Castlepoint Numa Daniel Libeskind Dominus Toronto
July 18, 2014 4:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
High-rise condominium living has a lot of advantages to offer, and while factors like sustainability will allow residents to sleep happy, it is tangible elements like views that add the ... read more

U of T's Jackman Law Expansion Takes Form

 Jackman Law Building, U of T, Hariri Pontarini Architects
July 18, 2014 12:00 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Dusty is no longer a term reserved for the lesser used books in one of U of T's many libraries—it applies to the campus as well. The University of Toronto, St. George campus, now with five ... read more

Continued Progress at Alterra and Zinc's 36Hazelton

36Hazelton, Alterra, Zinc, Quadrangle Architects, Goldsmith Borgal and Company
July 18, 2014 9:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Yorkville neighbourhood remains one of the most sought-after locales in the entire GTA. With some of the country's best shopping and dining options, demand for housing in the Yorkville ... read more

CHAZ Yorkville Continues To Make a Mark on Charles Street

CHAZ Yorkville Toronto Condos Charles Street Yonge Bloor
July 17, 2014 4:10 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Located just southeast of the Yonge/Bloor intersection in Toronto is CHAZ Yorkville. This development by 45 Charles Ltd is slowly rising to prominence on ... read more

Construction Moves Above Grade at Exhibit Residences

Exhibit Residences, Metropia, Bazis, Plaza, Roy Varacalli, Toronto
July 17, 2014 3:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Across the street from the Royal Ontario Museum, construction continues to progress at the site of Exhibit Residences by developers Metropia, Bazis and Plaza. When we ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 280 King Street East

Throwback Thursday, 280 King Street East
July 17, 2014 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Redevelopment and gentrification have had a profound and positive effect on King Street East in recent years, attracting several high-profile businesses to build new headquarters in the area. One ... read more

One Month of Work at Great Gulf's One Bloor East: July 2014

One Bloor East, Great Gulf Homes, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
July 17, 2014 11:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What does one month of construction activity look like? The answer to that question varies for every project, depending on the stage of construction the building is at, and the size and shape of ... read more

Excavation Continues at Plaza's Musee and Harhay's One Eleven

Musée condos, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto, oneeleven, Harhay
July 16, 2014 1:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The corner of Bathurst and Adelaide is changing fast, and an entire city block is being excavated as crews dig down to make way for both Plaza's Musée Condos and Harhay's ... read more

Tango2 Soon to Top Off in Concord Park Place

Concord Park Place, Tango2, Page + Steel / IBI Group, Toronto
July 16, 2014 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yesterday, we took a look at Tango, part of Concord Adex's 45-acre, master-planned 'Concord Park Place' community that aims to add a total of about 7,500 new residents to the Sheppard and ... read more

Downtown Condos Now Complete at Portland and Wellington

Downtown Condos at Wellington West Toronto by Parallax Investment and &Co Arch
July 15, 2014 6:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We stopped by the site of Parallax Investment Corporation's Downtown Condos at Wellington West to check in on the recently completed condominium development at Portland and Wellington ... read more

Construction of Tango at Concord Park Place Nearing Completion

Concord Park Place, Tango, Page + Steel / IBI Group, Toronto
July 15, 2014 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a dozen years since the Sheppard subway went into service, and in the time since the transit line opened to the public, the suburban stretch of Sheppard Avenue East in North York has ... read more

Excavation Progressing at Concert's 88 Scott Street

88 Scott Street condos, Toronto, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group
July 14, 2014 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The excavation at the site of Concert Properties' 88 Scott, a 58-storey, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed condominium tower soon to rise from the corner of ... read more

Tower Floors Rising at Backstage on The Esplanade

Backstage Esplanade, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Castlepoint, Page + Steele, Toronto
July 14, 2014 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Located across the street to the south of the Sony Centre and L Tower, the construction of Backstage On The Esplanade by developers Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook ... read more

299 Roehampton Avenue Bringing New Rentals to Midtown

Construction at 299 Roehampton as of July 14, 2014, Toronto
July 14, 2014 12:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Just to the northeast of Eglinton and Mount Pleasant Avenues is the corner of Roehampton and Rawlinson Avenues. To the east are single family homes and to the north is Northern Secondary School, ... read more