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L Tower Gets Cladding, and Photoshopped Too

L Tower by Castlepoint, Fernbrook, Cityzen, Libeskind and Page+Steele.
June 22, 2012 10:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
L Tower at Yonge and the Esplanade has been getting some cladding for a few weeks now. The lower 10 or so floors (not counting the lobby level) are being sheathed in white spandrel and blue glass ... read more

The Interview: Prishram Jain of TACT Architecture, Part 2

June 21, 2012 2:30 pm | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
Last week in Part 1 of our interview with Prishram Jain, principal at TACT Architecture, we learned about Jain's education and early career. This week we delve into how those experiences shape ... read more

The Carnaby Gets the Pop-Up Treatment

The Carnaby in Toronto by Streetcar Developments and Tact Architects
June 21, 2012 12:32 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
2012 has had a number of trends that have capitalized on the proliferation of social media and the subsequent increased connectivity between individuals and buisinesses. One of the more prolific ... read more

UrbanToronto Returns To Aspen Ridge's 77 Charles West

77 Charles West condo Toronto by Aspen Ridge Homes, design by Yann Weymouth, HOK
June 20, 2012 3:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto returned last week to 77 Charles West, Aspen Ridge Homes' terrific 16-storey condo on the south edge of Bloor-Yorkville. Designed by Yann Weymouth, Senior Vice President and ... read more

Toronto's "Other" Development: Commercial Projects Under Construction

Bay Adelaide Centre in Toronto by Brookfield Properties and KPMB Architects
June 20, 2012 3:23 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
While it may be difficult to see through all the marketing campaigns, news articles and construction sites devoted to our booming condominium market, Toronto has quite an active commercial ... read more

Application Submitted for 30-Storey Tower at 243 College St.

Proposed site for 30-storey mixed-use building at 243 College Street, Toronto
June 20, 2012 2:54 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
Submitted to the city on June 18, a yet-to-be-named development company has requested a rezoning of 243 College Street to permit the construction of a 30-storey mixed-use building. The application ... read more

Daniels' Cinema Tower Beginning To Show Its True Colours

The Daniels Corporation's Cinema Tower condos in Toronto under construction
June 19, 2012 4:05 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Daniels Corporation's Cinema Tower condo project on Adelaide Street at Widmer now rises 24 storeys, over half way to its eventual height of 43 storeys, and as cladding details are now ... read more

Initial Renderings for Lanterra's Contentious Sutton Place Redevelopment

Britt Residence Condos in Toronto by Lanterra with Page + Steele Architects
June 19, 2012 2:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
As the redevelopment project advances and an official launch expected for later this year, we're seeing increased resistance to Lanterra's redevelopment of the historic Sutton Place Hotel. located ... read more

UrbanToronto Tours Context's Market Wharf

Market Wharf condos Toronto designed by aA for Context Development
June 18, 2012 5:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto was recently invited to tour Market Wharf, the 34-storey condominium project by Context Development now just shy of topping-off at Jarvis and the Esplanade. Designed by ... read more

Downtown's Residential Renaissance Continues With Tableau

Tableau Condominiums, Toronto Condos, Urban Capital/Malibu/ALIT, Wallman
June 18, 2012 12:41 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The residential renaissance of Toronto's former nightclub district continues with the foundation for Urban Capital, Malibu and ALIT's Tableau Condos at 117 Peter Street. Once the western edge of ... read more

Public Consultation Planned For Condos At 1990 and 2114 Bloor West

1990 and 2114 Bloor West will be developed by North Drive with Quadrangle.
June 18, 2012 12:15 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
From 7 to 9 pm on June 27 and 28, community consultations will be held at Swansea Town Hall to address the local impact of two mid-rise developments proposed for 1990 and 2114 Bloor Street West, ... read more

The Address at High Park Reaches Ground Floor

The Address at High Park, Toronto Condos, Chestnut Hill Homes/Quadrangle
June 18, 2012 11:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Construction on Chestnut Hill Homes and Quadrangle Architects' The Address at High Park has reached ground level. The Address is being built on the site of a former 1960s-era two-storey retail ... read more

Mod Developments' Massey Tower Presentation Centre Opens

Scale model of Mod Developments' Massey Tower condos Toronto
June 15, 2012 8:53 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Presentation Centre for Mod Developments' landmark Massey Tower is ready to open its doors open wide. The 60-storey Hariri-Pontarini Architects-designed condominium has been getting an ... read more

Garrison at the Yards Close to Topping Off

Onni Group's Garrison at the Yards condo, Toronto. Design by Wallman Architects.
June 15, 2012 2:27 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
Developed by The Onni Group and designed by Wallman Architects, Garrison at the Yards is neatly inserting itself into a tight site at the intersection of Fort York Blvd. and Bathurst St. Having ... read more

Neon Condos Prepares for Excavation at Yonge and Eglinton

Neon Condos Toronto by Pemberton Group, Felcorp and Graziani + Corazza Architect
June 15, 2012 1:15 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Our tour of the Yonge and Eglinton neighbourhood this week wraps up with a visit to the future site of Neon Condos, by the Pemberton Group and Camrost-Felcorp. Unlike MYC and Allure, both being ... read more

Trinity Lofts Progressing Nicely Towards Completion

Trinity Lofts by Streetcar Developments and Giannone Petricone Associates.
June 15, 2012 1:05 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Construction on Trinity Lofts at Trinity and Eastern Avenue is progressing nicely towards completion. UrbanToronto Forum user TheKingEast brings us this recent photo showing the exterior virtually ... read more

The Interview: Prishram Jain of TACT Architecture, Part 1

Prishram Jain speaks with UrbanToronto at TACT Architecture's office
June 14, 2012 6:00 pm | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
UrbanToronto sits down with TACT Architecture's Prishram Jain. The firm recently won an Ontario Association of Architects Award for Best Emerging Practice. read more

Oneeleven Bathurst Impresses at Community Consultation Meeting

oneeleven Bathurst, Harhay Developments, Carttera, Core Architects
June 14, 2012 3:55 pm | by Albert Chen | Comments
Chris Harhay of Harhay Developments revealed details to the public regarding their oneeleven project at a community consultation meeting held June 12th. Located one block north of King ... read more

Zoning Amendment Application Submitted for 2135 Sheppard Ave E

2135 Sheppard Ave E will be developed by Hiltin Hills and Turner Fleischer.
June 14, 2012 1:11 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
An application has been submitted to the Planning and Growth Management Committee seeking a variance to permit a mixed-use development on a 21,000 m2 site designated by the city for ... read more

Queen's Park Station Entrance Ready to Open at MaRs Discovery District

MaRs Discovery District in Toronto by Alexandria and Bregman + Hamann
June 14, 2012 12:53 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Construction progress on MaRs Discovery District phase 2 has been moving along at an incredible pace following a prolonged and painful delay of nearly three years. When complete, the building will ... read more