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Hullmark Centre: Transforming North York's Skyline

Hullmark Centre, Toronto Condos, Tridel, Hullmark, Kirkor Architects
February 13, 2013 12:30 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Construction continues to progress on the highly anticipated Hullmark Centre by Tridel and Hullmark. Located at the corner of Yonge and Sheppard, this development by Kirkor Architects is ... read more

Contemplating Waterlink at Pier 27's Skybridges

Looking to the northeast at Waterlink condos Toronto by Cityzen and Fernbrook
February 12, 2013 4:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Last week we caught up with recent progress on the skybridges at Waterlink at Pier 27, the Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes project on Toronto Harbour at the base of Yonge Street. The three-storey ... read more

Ïce Condos Brings Scandinavian Inspired Design to Downtown

Ice Condos Lanterra Developments Cadillac Fairview architectsAlliance Toronto
February 12, 2013 3:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With several projects under construction, and even more proposals in the works, development in Downtown’s burgeoning Southcore district has heated to a boiling point. Just south of the corner of ... read more

B.streets Condos Reaches Ground Level at Bathurst and Bloor

B.streets Condos Lindvest Properties Hariri Pontarini Cecconi Simone Toronto
February 11, 2013 6:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Across the street from Toronto landmark Honest Ed's, construction work on Lindvest Properties' B.streets condos has recently reached the ground-level milestone. Work on the 9-storey, Hariri ... read more

Pinnacle on Adelaide Taking Shape in the Entertainment District

Pinnacle on Adelaide, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
February 11, 2013 4:35 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The future of another block in Toronto's Entertainment District is becoming easier to imagine as Pinnacle on Adelaide, a 43-storey condominium designed by Hariri Pontarini Architects for ... read more

Concord Adex Launches Opus in North York at Concord Park Place

Driveway, Lobby, Tower, and garden at Opus condos, Concord Park Place, Toronto
February 8, 2013 7:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Following on the success of Discovery and Tango at Concord Park Place—a 45 acre (18 hectare) master-planned community near Sheppard and Leslie in North York— prolific developer Concord Adex is ... read more

Forest Hill Phase 3 Coming to St Clair and Bathurst

February 8, 2013 1:40 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
As Toronto's core continues to absorb more and more residents and businesses, so too are the surrounding neighbourhoods intensifying. Located close to St. Clair West station at 1486 Bathurst one ... read more

A First Rendering Appears for Freed's 2131 Yonge Condo Project

2131 Yonge, Toronto
February 7, 2013 5:05 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Freed Developments, one of the Entertainment District's best known developers, has got our Fourm abuzz with talk over the first rendering for a new project at 2131 Yonge south of ... read more

Catching Up With Menkes' Pears on the Avenue

Pears on the Avenue Menkes Page + Steele / IBI Group Munge Leung Toronto
February 7, 2013 2:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Excavation is speeding along at Pears on the Avenue, a 20-storey boutique condominium by Menkes. Digging work on the site is progressing steadily and has now reached a depth of about 3 or 4 or ... read more

The Conservatory Group's Milan Condos Continues to Rise

Milan Condos Under Construction, Toronto
February 6, 2013 6:00 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Located at the top of Church Street where it meets Yonge—at the meeting place of two of Toronto's most desirable Neighbourhoods; Yorkville to the West, and Rosedale to the East—Milan ... read more

Ryerson Announces Two New Purchases

Ryerson Student Learning Centre, Toronto
February 6, 2013 2:10 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Condo and Office Tower developers are not the only ones reshaping our downtown core these days. One of the largest group of people that circulate through our ever intensifying core are students, ... read more

Making the Links at Waterlink: Cityzen and Fernbrook's Pier 27 Condo

February 6, 2013 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The historical relationship between Toronto and Lake Ontario has never quite amounted to a peaceful coexistence. For generations, several heavy industrial sites, including the famous Gooderham and ... read more

Recommendations released from a Design Charrette on the Future of Ontario Place

Aerial photo of Ontario Place
February 5, 2013 5:50 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Talk is heating up in regards to Ontario Place, the faded iconic landmark dedicated to the people of Ontario. The province is eager to move forward with the revitalization of the ... read more

'Alaska' may be Coming to Yonge in an Alsop-Quadrangle Design

Will Alsop and Quadrangle Architects-designed North Toronto condo "Alaska"Ala
February 5, 2013 3:00 pm | by Sam Larson | Comments
Plans for a Will Alsop and Quadrangle Architects-designed condo surfaced on Sunday in the Toronto Star, and despite a low-res rendering, the avant garde project was able to cause quite a ... read more

Topping Off January 2013: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

1 Yonge Street, Hariri Pontarini Architects
February 5, 2013 1:30 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The peak winter season hasn't slowed the momentum of information sharing here at UrbanToronto. The Forum went crazy at the very end of the month when the new Oxford Place renderings came out, but ... read more

First Steps for Sheridan College McCallion Campus Phase II

Sheridan College Hazel McCallion Campus Phase I
February 4, 2013 3:45 pm | by Sam Larson | Comments
Infastructure Ontario and Sheridan College have issued a request for qualifications to design, build and finance Phase II of the Sheridan College Hazel McCallion Campus development in Mississauga. ... read more

New Renderings Up The Ante For Oxford Place Development

70-storey Office and residential towers will sprout on Front Street, Toronto
January 31, 2013 11:33 am | by Craig White | Comments
Amidst the debate over whether Toronto will accept a new casino, Oxford Properties has released more detailed and evolved renderings of how their proposal for a redeveloped Metro Toronto ... read more

Construction Update on Daniels' Cinema Tower Condos

Cinema Tower Construction, Toronto
January 30, 2013 4:50 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Few new developments in recent Toronto history have attempted to truly grab hold of or perhaps redefine the cultural ethos of their surroundings like the recently completed TIFF Bell Lightbox and ... read more

Bay Adelaide Centre East Goes Under Construction

Bay Adelaide East construction
January 29, 2013 6:00 pm | by Sam Larson | Comments
Even if it only looks like destruction so far, construction has begun on the East Tower at Brookfield Properties' Bay Adelaide Centre in Downtown Toronto. The sleek glass ... read more

Rockport to Preserve Historic Postal Station K in Part

Front door and Royal Insignia of Edward VIII at Postal Station K, Toronto
January 28, 2013 4:50 pm | by Sam Larson | Comments
Postal Station K sits at 2384 Yonge Street a couple of blocks north of Eglinton Avenue. The stunning, simple building (in need of window restoration), is a great example of stripped ... read more