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Carttera Seeking to Build Condos on Four Points Sheraton Site

1926 Lake Shore Blvd W condo by Graziani + Corazza for Carttera, Toronto
March 22, 2013 3:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Carttera Private Equities, a Canadian boutique real estate fund manager who has worked with well-known developers Freed, Harhay, Lash, and others in Toronto, has applied for a zoning amendment to ... read more

Lanterra Buys 11 Wellesley West For Future Development

Image by Lanterra Developments of potential condo development at 11 Wellesley
March 22, 2013 2:57 pm | by Jason Allen | Comments
There are new developments in a downtown plot of land that has long been the subject of speculation. The Ontario Government has sold the site of 11 Wellesley Street West to Lanterra ... read more

City Receives Application to Double Height of Hotel Victoria

Hotel Victoria amongst larger neighbours on Yonge Street, from Google Streetview
March 21, 2013 4:10 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Hotel Victoria is a venerable 8-storey, 56-room boutique hotel at 56 Yonge Street in Downtown Toronto. The red-brick and stone trimmed building is moving towards a makeover now though, with an ... read more

Minto30Roe Begins Construction Near Yonge and Eglinton

Minto30Roe, Toronto
March 21, 2013 1:47 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Downtown is not the only neighbourhood whose parking lots are going out of fashion these days. The ever-growing urban node centred around Yonge and Eglinton has certainly seen its fair share of ... read more

BILD Announces People's Choice Award Nominations: Vote Now

Toronto skyline viewed from the east
March 21, 2013 12:32 pm | by Editor | Comments
The Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) has announced the nominations for its second annual People's Choice Award. Here's your chance to weigh in on which project you think ... read more

Design of E Condos Evolving Into Future Yonge & Eglinton Landmark

E Condos Roy Varacalli Metropia Riocan Bazis International Toronto
March 20, 2013 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Midtown’s de-facto capital is growing exponentially. With five active construction sites and up to a dozen high-rise proposals in the immediate vicinity, Yonge and Eglinton has become a ... read more

Market Wharf Nearing Completion; Public Art Renderings Released

Market Wharf by Context Development
March 20, 2013 3:40 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Market Wharf, developed by Context Development and designed by architectsAlliance, has started occupancies in the tower. This 33-storey condo located in the St. Lawrence Market neighborhood is ... read more

Work is Underway on the Market Street Makeover

Work gets underway on fixing up Market Street, Toronto
March 20, 2013 3:00 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
The pedestrianization of our streets has been a long, uphill battle in our car-centric city for along time now, but  the past few years have seen some modest progress. Partial closures of ... read more

Blythwood at Huntington Bringing Luxury Living to Lawrence Park

Blythwood at Huntington condo in midtown Toronto by Tridel and Concert
March 20, 2013 2:30 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The Blythwood at Huntington is the newest condominium development on Bayview Avenue in Toronto's tony Lawrence Park area. Jointly built and developed by Tridel and Concert Properties, the Kirkor ... read more

Zoning Sought for a 55-Storey Tower at 481 University

481 University Avenue Davpart Smith Company B+H Architects Toronto
March 20, 2013 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over the past few years University Avenue has seen a string of new development proposals, some like the Shangri-La now realized, all hoping to add height to the streetscape. Should they be ... read more

A Timeline of The Madison's Progress at Yonge and Eglinton

The Madison Madison Homes Kirkor Architects Eglinton Toronto
March 19, 2013 12:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Excavation work is nearly complete in preparation for Madison Homes’ eponymous twin-tower condominium development, The Madison. Work at the site on Eglinton Avenue, two blocks east of Yonge, ... read more

Clear Spirit and Gooderham Condos Extend Toronto's Skyline Eastwards

Clear Spirit and Gooderham condos, Distillery, Toronto by architectsAlliance
March 18, 2013 5:10 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The panorama from Toronto's Harbour shows the growing development at the Distillery District in the larger context of the city. Various UrbanToronto Forum members have pointed their cameras in the ... read more

Branch Library at Context's Library District Condos is Stacking Up

Blue and Green stripes colour Library District Condos, Toronto
March 18, 2013 3:25 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Cladding is marching its way up the façade of Library District Condominiums, a lively palette of dark green glass accented by blue, yellow and green spandrel stripes. Blue and Green ... read more

L Tower: From The Ground to the Sky in 23 Seconds

March 18, 2013 3:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto Forum member Udo is a prolific and terrific photographer, shooting Toronto from interesting angles wherever he finds them. We are particularly lucky that Udo lives where he does ... read more

Topping Off February 2013: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Oxford Place, downtown Toronto, Foster + Partners, Oxford Properties
March 15, 2013 2:55 pm | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
We're a little late getting to it (busy busy!) but this past February was also one of the busiest months for UrbanToronto viewership, with the ever-surprising development boom bringing huge ... read more

New Rendering Highlights Great View From Daniels' HighPark Condos

 HighPark Condos The Daniels Corporation Diamond Schmitt Architects
March 15, 2013 2:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Hmm, is Daniels' Cinema Tower pictured on that skyline? A new rendering of The Daniels Corporation’s HighPark Condominiums emphasizes the fantastic views residents of the building will have from ... read more

Daniels Introduces Rent to Own Program for Cinema Tower

Cinema Tower condo, downtown Toronto, Daniels Corporation, Kirkor Architects
March 15, 2013 1:55 pm | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
In an effort to provide superior condo units to a wider socioeconomic demographic, The Daniels Corporation is now offering a "Rent-to-Own" program at Cinema Tower, its nearly-complete condominium ... read more

Freed Launches 155 Redpath Condos at Yonge & Eglinton

155 Redpath Freed Developments architectsAlliance Toronto
March 15, 2013 10:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the TTC Eglinton Crosstown LRT on the horizon, development surrounding the future Yonge-Eglinton transit hub is intensifying at a dizzying pace. With nearby under-construction projects such ... read more

Big Change is Coming to The Ordnance Triangle

Ordnance Diamondcorp Cityzen Fernbrook BuildToronto Hariri Pontarini bkl
March 14, 2013 6:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Big change is coming to the Ordnance Triangle, a currently underused tract of land formed by the diverging CP/GO Transit Georgetown rail line and CN/GO Transit Lakeshore rail line on the east ... read more

End of Tunneling in Toronto for Spadina Subway Extension

Construction Map, Subway Extension, Toronto
March 14, 2013 10:40 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
The TTC has reached some major milestones this week with the first public street test of the new streetcars, and now the Spadina Subway Extension in York region has hit a major goal with the ... read more