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Zancor Homes Launches Xpression South

Xpression Condos in Richmond Hill by Zancor Homes with Quadrangle Architects
September 19, 2012 12:30 pm | by Editor | Comments
Zancor Homes officially launched phase two of their two-tower Richmond Hill condominium, Xpression. Located on Yonge Street just north of 16th Avenue, Xpression Condos features designs by ... read more

Construction Update: MaRS Centre Phase II

MaRS Centre Phase 2, Toronto. Developed by Alexandria, designed by B+H
September 19, 2012 11:27 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
A modern appendage to Darling & Pearson's Toronto General Hospital, the second phase of the MaRS complex will double the square footage of the research centre, providing a mix of office ... read more

Ten York Condos Returns To Public Consultation With A Major Redesign

Ten York Condos Toronto redesigned podium
September 18, 2012 6:00 pm | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
Interested Harbourfront residents gathered at Metro Hall on September 12th for a look at a newly redesigned Ten York, looking for answers to their concerns from public consultation earlier in ... read more

Waterfront Toronto's Year in Review

Underpass Park, Toronto. Built by Waterfront Toronto
September 18, 2012 1:54 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
The projects initiated by Waterfront Toronto are of enormous civic value. Learning from the errors that led to a largely lacklustre central waterfront, the tripartite organization is working to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Downtown Skyline Serves as Backdrop for Fly Condos

Fly Condos, Toronto Condos, Empire Communities, Graziani & Corazza Architects
September 17, 2012 11:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes from Forum member Jack Landau (someMidTowner) who caught this image of Empire Communities' Fly Condos competing for space on Toronto's increasingly crowded downtown ... read more

Waterlink at Pier 27 Adds Livable Space to Waterfront

Waterlink at Pier 27, Toronto Condos, Cityzen & Fernbrook Homes, architectsAllia
September 17, 2012 1:27 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The bridges connecting Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes' Waterlink at Pier 27 are being installed as the development's towers reach their 14-storey height. Designed by architectsAlliance, Waterlink at ... read more

Construction Update on RBC WaterPark Place III

RBC WaterPark Place III in Toronto by Oxford Properties with WZMH Architects
September 17, 2012 11:41 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Work on the building's foundation is progressing well at the much-anticipated RBC WaterPark Place III development just south of the Gardiner Expressway. It looks as though three cranes have now ... read more

The Berczy's Making Progress at Front and Church

The Berczy in Toronto by Concert with Young + Wright / IBI Group Architects
September 14, 2012 1:41 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
UrbanToronto’s relocation to the St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood couldn’t have come at a better time — the area is buzzing with activity, whether it be soaring towers, low-rise infill or ... read more

The First Crane Is Up At Great Gulf's One Bloor East

One Bloor East, Toronto Condos, Great Gulf Homes, Hariri Pontarini Architects
September 14, 2012 12:10 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Forum members caltrane74, someMidTowner (Jack Landau) and waterscapes-guy have snapped some shots of the first crane erected for One Bloor East. Two cranes will do the heavy lifting for ... read more

Fabrik Condos Add Texture to Queen and Spadina

Fabrik Condos, Toronto Condos, Menkes Development, Gianonne Petricone Associates
September 13, 2012 1:53 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The redevelopment of Toronto's fashion district continues with Menkes Developments' Fabrik Condos at 431 Richmond Street West, just west of Spadina Avenue. The fashion district and adjacent ... read more

TCHC and Daniels Unveil Plans for Phase Three of the Regent Park Revitalization

TCHC and The Daniels Corporation Revitalization of Regent Park, Toronto
September 12, 2012 4:00 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
The Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) and The Daniels Corporation have announced plans for the third phase of the redevelopment of Regent Park. Encompassing over 46 acres when combined ... read more

A Look Inside George Brown's New Waterfront Campus

George Brown College's Waterfront Campus. Design by KPMB and Stantec
September 12, 2012 12:36 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
The recently opened waterfront campus of George Brown College represents a substantial upgrade to the school's infrastructure. With $61.5 million invested by the provincial government and $30 ... read more

Ownership Has Its Privileges at Daniels' Cinema Tower

Cinema Tower condos in party mode as The Daniels Corporation celebrates TIFF
September 11, 2012 2:14 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Yesterday we brought you recent images from the UrbanToronto Forum of the Daniels' Corporation's condominium project Cinema Tower. Its name, of course, refers to its location beside the TIFF Bell ... read more

MOD Developments Contributes to the Celebration on Yonge

Refurbished parkette at the presentation centre for Massey Tower Condos, Toronto
September 11, 2012 12:23 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
MOD Developments and their Massey Tower team have helped transform a neglected park into a vibrant space for the Celebrate Yonge Festival. Located beside their presentation centre at 197 Yonge ... read more

Cinema Tower Continues to Transform John Street Corridor

Cinema Tower, Toronto Condos, The Daniels Corporation, Kirkor Architects
September 10, 2012 2:12 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
With the Toronto International Film Festival in full swing, we're due for an update on the progress of The Daniels Corporation and Kirkor Architects' Cinema Tower. Some of our Forum members ... read more

Motion On Bay Street is Movin' On Up

Motion On Bay Street, Toronto Condos, Concert Properties, Young & Wright/IBI
September 10, 2012 2:01 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Motion On Bay Street by Concert Properties and Young & Wright/IBI Group Architects continues to climb toward its eventual 29-storey height with 20 storeys just completed. What makes ... read more

Mod'rn Condo Set to Launch in Booming Burlington

Mod'rn Condominium in Burlington by Adi Development, Fortress, Icon Architects
September 10, 2012 12:36 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Located on the westernmost corner of Lake Ontario is the city of Burlington, a former agricultural village that has quickly become a major player in the Greater Golden Horseshoe. The city is ... read more

Hard Hat Tour of the Canary District Site and More in the West Don Lands

September 7, 2012 2:30 pm | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
With construction at the Canary District condos site well underway in Toronto's West Don Lands, UrbanToronto had the opportunity on September 6th to witness all of the activity on a hard hat tour ... read more

180 Wellington Receives a Skin of Glass

Re-cladding of 180 Wellington Street West, Toronto
September 6, 2012 3:15 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
Squat and unremarkable, the 12-storey office building at the corner of Wellington Street West and Simcoe Street is undergoing a transformation. Maximizing floor space by occupying every square ... read more

Excavation Work Continues at One Bloor East

One Bloor East, Toronto Condos, Great Gulf Homes, Hariri Pontarini Architects
September 6, 2012 2:08 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
These new photos taken yesterday by Forum member Jack Landau of Great Gulf Homes' and Hariri Pontarini Architects' One Bloor East show the progress being made on the tower's foundation. When ... read more