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Teeple Architects Condo Reimagines Site of Defunct Alpine Hotel

July 16, 2013 6:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Back in January, Main and Main (a First Capital Realty partner), TAS and Teeple Architects announced they were teaming up to redevelop the shuttered Alpine Hotel site at 1092-1118 ... read more

Neilas' Cube Lofts: Modern Condos Come to Little Italy

Cube Lofts, Neilas Inc., RAW Design, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
July 16, 2013 3:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mid-rise additions to historically low-rise avenues are coming to Toronto. While some worry about encroachment on low-rise neighbourhoods, six-to-eight-storey buildings lining our main streets is ... read more

Unique Features Make Edge on Triangle Park Condos Stand Out

Edge on Triangle Park condos, Urbancorp,  PurePlaza, Tact Architecture
July 15, 2013 5:50 pm | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
An update today on Urbancorp and Plaza's Edge on Triangle Park Condos. Construction of the two joined towers means that the buildings have topped off, and the focus now shifts to cladding the ... read more

Empire Communities Creates 'The Hub' at Eglinton and Oakwood

Scale model of The Hub condos Toronto by EI Richmond for Empire Communitie
July 15, 2013 5:05 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
A new mixed-use condominium development is coming to the southwest corner of Eglinton Avenue West and Oakwood Avenue, a spot that will feature a station on the new Eglinton Crosstown LRT line. ... read more

Touring Waterlink at Pier 27: Part 3, Penthouses and Skybridges

Waterlink at Pier 27 Cityzen Fernbrook Homes architectsAlliance Toronto
July 12, 2013 6:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This is the last installment in our recent tour of Cityzen and Fernbrook’s Waterlink at Pier 27. If you haven’t checked out parts one and two yet, they are certainly worth a look. read more

Touring Waterlink at Pier 27: Part 2 — Fantastic Views

Waterlink at Pier 27 Cityzen Fernbrook Homes architectsAlliance Toronto
July 11, 2013 6:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Touring the individual construction sites which comprise Toronto’s massive building boom affords UrbanToronto the opportunity to bring you views of the growing city from many angles, and specially ... read more

Crystal Condominiums Soon to Rise Over Central Mississauga

Crystal at Pinnacle Uptown
July 11, 2013 5:00 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
As Mississauga continues to grow, so does development at Pinnacle International's Pinnacle Uptown, an eventual multi-tower and townhome project centrally located where Hurontario Street meets ... read more

Lash Group Trailblazes into Scarborough with ME Condos

Lash Group, Turner Fleisher Architects Inc, Scarborough, Toronto
July 11, 2013 4:00 pm | by Eddie LaRusic | Comments
Hearing of a developer who voluntarily reduced a proposal by eight storeys despite the protests of the local councillor is a pretty rare occurrence in Toronto. read more

Touring Cityzen and Fernbrook's Waterlink at Pier 27: Part 1

Waterlink at Pier 27 Cityzen Fernbrook Homes architectsAlliance Toronto
July 10, 2013 6:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Only a few decades back, the thought of taking a leisurely stroll along the harbour’s edge in Toronto would have been inconceivable, and acting upon said thought would have been a perilous if not ... read more

Aging Ajax Strip Mall to be Redeveloped into New City Centre

Grand Harwood Place, Ajax, Windcorp Developments, Zeidler Partnership Architects
July 9, 2013 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As the City of Toronto continues to attract new residents, so too are the neighbouring towns and cities of the GTHA. After crossing the city limit in any given location, one can often travel for ... read more

Mid-Rise takes hold on The Queensway at the Hive and the Qube

Symmetry Developments, The Hive Lofts on the Queensway, Teeple Architects
July 8, 2013 5:40 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
When looking around the city, it's the tallest buildings under construction that usually catch the eye. City growth and density however come in all shapes and sizes. Increasingly, developers are ... read more

Queen Richmond Centre West: Unwrapped and Making Progress

Queen Richmond Centre West, Toronto
July 5, 2013 4:30 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
An empty shell currently resting on the northwest corner of Richmond and Peter Streets may not look too lively at the moment, but recent work on the building promises that this heritage structure ... read more

Renderings Surface of Sky-High 2 Bloor West Redevelopment Concept

2 Bloor West concept, renderings from architectAlliance, Toronto
July 5, 2013 2:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
When renderings of a new Toronto project surface online, UrbanToronto lights up like a poorly maintained petroleum tank farm, especially if that project has a central location and includes ... read more

Canderel Stoneridge's DNA3 Now Rising on King West

An overhead view of DNA3 condos Toronto by Canderel Stoneridge
July 4, 2013 7:00 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
As the popularity of Queen West has grown over the past couple of decades as a shopping street, a couple of blocks south of it, King West has become a major residential condo destination. With ... read more

Out Our Window: Construction Progress at Plaza's Ivory on Adelaide

Ivory on Adelaide
July 4, 2013 6:10 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
One of our main focuses here at UrbanToronto is reporting on construction projects throughout the city, and when it comes to the Ivory on Adelaide condos we lucked out: we get to witness its ... read more

The Subway Extension Brings New Business To Vaughan

KPMG Tower, Vaughan
July 4, 2013 11:45 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
As the Spadina Subway Extension crawls further north beyond Toronto's boundary, businesses are anticipating its arrival in Vaughan with big plans in the works. One of the largest projects set to ... read more

Demolition of Brutalist Residence Continues Beside Toronto General

July 3, 2013 1:40 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
On Gerrard Street just west of Bay the former College Residence Hotel is being slowly and methodically dismantled to make way for what is reported to be a two storey lecture hall for Toronto ... read more

Oxford Properties Revitalizing and Expanding Square One

Northwest Expansion of Square One, open September 2014, Oxford Properties
July 3, 2013 12:25 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto's current development boom is not just about new condos and office towers: many of the GTA's malls are undergoing major upgrades currently, and this includes Oxford Properties' Square One ... read more

Topping Off June 2013: What Was Hot on UrbanToronto

Mirvish, Gehry Partners, Toronto condos
July 2, 2013 6:50 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Discussions continue on the pros and cons of city densification, but vertical development is happening in Toronto and sometimes it feels that there's no stopping it. Condo construction is the ... read more

Two Up and One to Go at Monarch's Heron's Hill Development

Heron's Hill, Monarch, Graziani+Corazza, Legacy, Ultra, Yorkland, Toronto
July 2, 2013 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s inner suburbs from the pre-amalgamation era are densifying at a pace never seen before. Though much of this growth has been facilitated by market demand in a soaring housing climate, ... read more