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Delta Toronto Hotel Officially Opens at Simcoe and Bremner

Delta Toronto, the tallest hotel-only tower in the city, image by Marcus Mitanis
November 27, 2014 8:27 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Since Delta Hotels and Resorts announced its departure from its flagship location at Yonge and Gerrard in 2012, they have been busy with construction of their new landmark at Simcoe and Bremner in ... read more

INDX Condos Climbing into the Financial District Skyline

INDX Condos, Lifetime, CentreCourt, Page+Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
November 27, 2014 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Financial District is one of the busiest parts of town during normal business hours, but the relative lack of residential space has always sapped the area of its energy once office ... read more

Exploring Toronto from atop CHAZ.Yorkville Condos

Looking south towards downtown and Five St. Joseph, image by Marcus Mitanis
November 27, 2014 2:28 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Yesterday, we took a peek inside the suites of CHAZ Yorkville Condos while also exploring the two-storey CHAZ Club, which will soon provide residents with a lounging space in the sky. The ... read more

Plans for Interim St. Lawrence Market North Revealed

St. Lawrence Market North
November 27, 2014 11:45 am | by Rami Kozman | Comments
When it was completed in 1968 as a Canadian Centennial project, the St. Lawrence Market North building was intended to be a temporary structure that would ultimately be replaced by a permanent ... read more

Condominium Tower Proposed at Church and Charles

68 70 Charles Street, Church Street, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
November 26, 2014 5:18 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Possibly more than any other street in our beloved Toronto, Charles Street is going through a radical transformation as condominium towers are popping up on what seems like every property. East of ... read more

Demolition Proceeds at The World's Biggest Bookstore

The World's Biggest Bookstore, 20 Edward, Lifetime Developments, Toronto
November 26, 2014 2:19 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In February this year, we reported on the sale of The World's Biggest Bookstore on Edward Street to Lifetime Developments for $51.5 million, and their plans for its redevelopment ... read more

Oxford's EY Tower Reaches Grade in the Financial District

EY Tower, 100 Adelaide West, Oxford, Kohn Pedersen Fox, WZMH Architects
November 25, 2014 4:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another office tower is soon to join the skyline of Toronto's Financial District, as Oxford Properties' EY Tower at 100 Adelaide West has hit a major milestone, reaching grade at ... read more

Podium Levels Taking Shape at The Madison

The Madison, Toronto, Madison Homes, Kirkor Architects
November 25, 2014 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Madison, a Kirkor Architects-designed condominium development by Madison Homes, is a major new project that promises to transform Eglinton Avenue east of Yonge Street. It consists of ... read more

Construction Progressing at the Regent Park Athletic Grounds

Regent Park Athletic Grounds, TCHC, The Daniels Corporation, BBB, EDA
November 25, 2014 10:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The third phase of the Regent Park Revitalization kicked off earlier this year with the demolition of a row of aging townhomes on Blevins Place, along with the simultaneous unveiling of ... read more

Yonge and Eglinton's E Condos Site Grows While Demo Continues

E Condos, Bazis, Metropia, RioCan, Rosario Varacalli, Toronto
November 24, 2014 3:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since our last visit to the site of Bazis, Metropia and RioCan's E Condos, a Rosario Varacalli-designed two-tower condominium development ... read more

CTBUH Hosts Tour Through Lanterra's Ice Condominiums

Ice Condos, Toronto, designed by architectsAlliance for Lanterra Developments
November 21, 2014 7:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It's been a cold last few of days, and on November 19, the day that Winter dropped its first calling card of the year with Toronto, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) ... read more

Boutique Hotel to Transform Jilly's Site at Queen and Broadview

Plans include new entrances and a rooftop bar, image by Streetcar Developments
November 20, 2014 4:33 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Another heritage building in Toronto is set for a major makeover. The former Broadview Hotel, a local Riverside landmark that once housed the infamous strip club Jilly's which closed earlier this ... read more

Cladding Tests Under Way as Exhibit Residences Rises

Exhibit Residences, Metropia, Bazis, Plaza, Roy Varacalli, Toronto
November 20, 2014 1:16 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is progressing at the site of Metropia, Bazis, and Plaza's Exhibit Residences, a 32-storey Rosario Varacalli-designed condo tower currently rising on Bloor Street, just west of Avenue ... read more

QRC West and Tableau Will Put Peter and Richmond on the Map

Tableau Condominiums, Urban Capital, Malibu, Alit, Peter and Richmond
November 19, 2014 6:00 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The intersection of Peter and Richmond Streets in Toronto's Entertainment District has kept our attention for a while now with major projects dramatically changing the area. The Sweeny ... read more

Monitoring the Progress at Roncesvalles' 383 Sorauren Avenue

View of the site from the Dundas Street West bridge, image by Marcus Mitanis
November 19, 2014 11:00 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Toronto's Roncesvalles neighbourhood, known for its unique and independently owned shops and restaurants, is one of the most attractive in the city. The vast collection of eclectic stores and ... read more

Exterior Finishing Work Starts at UrbanCapital's River City 2 Condos

River City Condos Toronto, UrbanCapital, Saucier + Perrotte, image by Jimmy Wu
November 18, 2014 2:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Perhaps no other recent condominium development in Toronto is as architecturally striking as is River City. The four-phase development by developer UrbanCapital has one completed phase, one under ... read more

Second Crane Raised at Site of Concert's 88 Scott Condos

88 Scott, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Toronto
November 18, 2014 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It only been three weeks since we last visited the site of Concert Properties' 88 Scott, when the first tower crane was raised into place, marking the first upward construction for the ... read more

Construction Progressing at the Site of H&W's Fontana in Markham

Fontana, H&W Development Corp, Page+Steele / IBI Group, Markham
November 17, 2014 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since we looked at the construction progress of H&W Development Corp.'s Fontana, a four-building, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed ... read more

The Berwick a Step Closer to Completion at Yonge and Eglinton

Berwick, Page + Steele, IBI Group Architects, Andrin Homes
November 17, 2014 1:43 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Often considered amongst the most desirable parts of Toronto, the neighbourhood around the intersection of Yonge and Eglinton is growing at a fast pace. High-rise but also mid-rise buildings and ... read more

Times Group's Key West Rises Steadily into the Humber Bay Skyline

The Times Group Corporation, Key West, Burka Architects, Toronto
November 14, 2014 5:48 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Humber Bay Shores area of south Etobicoke is growing up fast, with new high-rise condominium towers continuing to reshape this part of the city. Only ten years ago the area was known for its ... read more