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Cladding Installation Progressing at O2 Toronto on Shuter Street

O2 Toronto condominium maisonettes, Identity, Stal, Page + Steele
March 20, 2015 11:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New development is having an impact on the neighbourhoods east of Downtown Toronto, the most notable transformation being the ongoing rebuilding of Regent Park. Nearby, the Moss Park neighbourhood ... read more

Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park Entries: Diller Scofidio + Renfro, architectsAlliance, Hood Design

Boardwalk canopy, image by Diller Scofidio Renfro, architectsAlliance, Hood
March 19, 2015 3:28 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
This is the last of five in-depth looks at the entries by the shortlisted teams for the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park design competition. read more

Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park Entries: KPMB Architects, West 8, Greenberg Consultants

Ferry, Toronto, KPMB, greenberg, west 8, park
March 19, 2015 2:20 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
The journey to 'the Island' is the quintessential Toronto experience, and it should be exciting. Once you're on the ferry it usually is, but the trip actually begins at the terminal at the foot of ... read more

Construction of Great Gulf's Monde Condos to Begin This Spring

Monde Condominiums, Moshe Safdie, Quadrangle, Great Gulf Homes
March 19, 2015 12:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over the past several years, private developers have been working with Waterfront Toronto to create the new East Bayfront community. New residential, commercial, institutional and public spaces ... read more

Unique Features Proposed For Mizrahi Developments' The One

The retail atrium would extend 60 metres through the first 8 levels of The One
March 18, 2015 2:10 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
Details on The One, an 80-storey residential and retail development on the corner of Yonge and Bloor Streets, have been long anticipated since the sale of the land was announced last year. Mizrahi ... read more

Provincial Government to Review Growth and Greenbelt Plans

Greenbelt Plan, Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, Oak Ridges Moraine
March 18, 2015 11:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since 2005 7,200 square kilometres of land has been protected from development by provincial Greenbelt legislation, inhibiting urban sprawl while ensuring the preservation of rural landscapes ... read more

Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park Entries: Quadrangle Architects, aLLDesign, Janet Rosenberg & Studio

Beach, splash pad, walkway, image by Quadrangle, aLLDesign, Janet Rosenberg
March 17, 2015 4:30 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The journey to 'the Island' is the quintessential Toronto experience, and it should be exciting. Once you're on the ferry it usually is, but the trip actually begins at the terminal at the foot of ... read more

First Pour for the Code Condos on St Clair Avenue West

BLVD Developments, Lifetime Developments, The Code Condos, Hariri Pontarini
March 17, 2015 2:33 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
For those Torontonians who do not want to live in the hustle and bustle of the downtown core or in one of the many condominium high-rises that have been built over the past decade, but who still ... read more

Toronto to Get a New Courthouse Adjacent to City Hall

March 17, 2015 10:28 am | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
While more and more people chose to live in Downtown Toronto to enjoy an urban way of life, the primary land use in this changing part of town remains quite unchanged as businesses and government ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Reveals Ferry Terminal Competition Entries

March 16, 2015 3:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Waterfront Toronto has revealed the entries from each of the five teams competing to design the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal redevelopment at the foot of Bay Street. The current terminal is ... read more

Tableau Condos Taking Shape in the Entertainment District

Tableau Condominiums, UrbanCapital, Malibu Investments, ALIT, Wallman
March 16, 2015 1:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Out of the many condo developments rising in Toronto's Entertainment District, few will offer a street level experience as visually engaging as the Wallman Architects-designed Tableau ... read more

Studio2 Continues to Rise Next to Topped-Off First Phase

Studio and Studio2 on Richmond, Aspen Ridge Homes, Toronto
March 16, 2015 10:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the few months since we last caught up with Aspen Ridge Homes' Studio on Richmond, there has been plenty of progress to report on about the Quadrangle Architects-designed ... read more

The Top 10 Tallest Towers Coming to Toronto's Skyline

The 10 Tallest Developments Planned for Toronto
March 13, 2015 5:48 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recent announcement of Mizrahi Development's proposed tower 'The One' seems to have hit Toronto like a bombshell. The involvement of world-renowned architectural firm Foster + Partners has the ... read more

Catching Up With Work at BSäR Group's 12 Degrees Condos

12 Degrees Condos, BSäR Group, Core Architects, Toronto
March 13, 2015 3:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We last checked in on the construction progress of BSäR Group Of Companies' 12 Degrees during Summer 2014, when the 11-storey, Core Architects-designed development was in the ... read more

Ambitious Retail and Public Realm Plans Mark Mizrahi's The One

The One, Bloor and Yonge, Toronto, Foster + Partners, Mizrahi Developments
March 12, 2015 7:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It's still early days for The One, plans for which were revealed yesterday by Mizrahi Developments and Foster + Partners at the Park Hyatt Hotel on Avenue Road. The companies are working towards a ... read more

Rising Home Prices Breathing New Life into GTA Rental Market

GTA Rental market, Concert Properties, Toronto
March 12, 2015 3:29 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Real estate prices in the GTA are rising higher all the time, with the average detached home price recently crossing the $1 million mark, and average condo prices now sitting at $369,655 in ... read more

Restored Heritage Facade Beautifully Incorporated into 36Hazelton

36Hazelton, Alterra, Zinc Developments, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
March 12, 2015 11:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the heart of Yorkville, home to Toronto's classiest shops, cafes and restaurants, construction is now in the late stages at the site of Alterra and Zinc ... read more

Mizrahi Development's 'The One' to be Canada's Tallest Building

The One, Toronto, Foster + Partners, Mizrahi Developments
March 11, 2015 6:17 pm | by Craig White | Comments
If Toronto's Planning Department and City Council can be persuaded, then 'The One', an 80-storey retail and residential skyscraper proposed for the southwest corner of Bloor and Yonge Streets in ... read more

5468796 Architecture and dkstudio Talk The Tree House

The more elongated Block C of The Tree House, image by Symmetry Developments
March 11, 2015 11:13 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Downtown Toronto is bustling with construction. Cranes dot the already dense skyline, signifying new developments that will bring residences, offices, hotel rooms and retail to our growing city. ... read more

Camrost-Felcorp Bringing New Office Space to Yorkville

135 Yorkville Avenue, Camrost-Felcorp, WZMH Architects, Toronto
March 9, 2015 3:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Containing some of Canada's top-valued real estate, Toronto's trendy Yorkville neighbourhood has seen a wave of new residential growth as people flock to live in the posh shopping and dining ... read more