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Eldon Garnet's 'Inversion' Installed at Tridel's James Cooper Mansion Condos

James Cooper Mansion by Tridel with Burka and Goldsmith Borgal Architects
January 31, 2011 1:54 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The public art component at James Cooper Mansion, the 32-storey condominium project by Tridel on Sherbourne Street south of Bloor, has now been installed. The work by Toronto-based sculptor and ... read more

Early Rendering For New 9 Storey Office Building At 1-9 Sultan Street

1 Sultan Street in Toronto by St. Thomas developments with Hariri Pontarini
January 30, 2011 1:48 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We recently ran a piece on the plans for a new 9 storey office building at 1-9 Sultan Street. Well we now have a rendering of the proposal. Here are the current buildings. 1 Sultan Street, image ... read more

Tribute & RioCan's Queen & Portland Lofts & Condos Progressing Nicely

Queen and Portland Lofts and Condos, in Toronto by Tribute/RioCan
January 28, 2011 3:38 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Queen West between Spadina and Bathurst is currently home to a couple of projects of interest to UrbanToronto. One of those, Duke's Cycle, based on the rendering and the construction shots so far, ... read more

Excavation Continues At The Tridel And Hullmark Developed Hullmark Centre

Hullmark Centre in North York City Centre by Tridel and Kirkor Architects
January 28, 2011 3:06 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
As excavation continues at the Hullmark Centre the vast scope of the job becomes clearer by the day. Five underground levels mean a massive pit is coming to the southeast corner of Yonge and ... read more

Cityscape's Clear Spirit and Gooderham Condos Promise A Bright Future For The Distillery District

Clear Spirit condos in Toronto by Cityscape and architectsalliance
January 28, 2011 1:33 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Clear Spirit and The Gooderham, by Cityscape and Dundee Realty, portend a brighter future for Toronto. They’re further proof that major stakeholders in this city – developers, architects, local ... read more

Symmetry Developments Brings The Hive Lofts to The Queensway

Hive Lofts in Etobicoke by Symmetry Developments and Teeple Architects
January 27, 2011 2:29 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Symmetry Developments is bringing cool to Etobicoke. The Hive Lofts on The Queensway is a 6 storey, 20 unit condominium at The Queensway and Lady Bank Road, 3 short blocks east of Islington ... read more

Plazacorp's King West Life Condos Begin To Rise

King West Life condos in Toronto by Plazacorp with Gabriel Bodor and Quadrangle.
January 27, 2011 2:18 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Liberty Village continues to grow like crazy. Today we look at the King West Life condos. Developed by Plazacorp, King West Life features one 25-storey tower and two 24-storey towers all connected ... read more

Proposed Redevelopment of 90 Harbour Street and 45 Charles Street in Toronto

42 Charles Street East in Toronto by Cresford Developments.
January 27, 2011 1:58 pm | by Craig White | Comments
If you are not a fan of change, Toronto is not the city for you: there seems to barely be a day that goes by without an announcement of new project here. While much of our new growth replaces ... read more

Oxford Properties and AIMCo's Yorkdale Mall Expands

Yorkdale mall in Toronto by Oxford Properties and MMC Architecture.
January 26, 2011 4:49 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Yorkdale Mall, one of the busiest and most successful shopping centres in Canada, is expanding again. Construction starts next month on an addition to the southwest part of the centre into an area ... read more

Monarch Groups' Legacy At Heron Hill Condo Looks Like A Winner To Us

Legacy at Heron's Hill by Monarch in Toronto, designed by Graziani + Corazza
January 26, 2011 4:36 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
We spent a bunch of time up in North York on the weekend and were able to check out some projects while on the highway. The one that most impressed us from afar was the nearly completed Legacy at ... read more

Bazis, Plazacorp, and Metropia Launch Exhibit Condos on Bloor Across from the ROM

Exhibit Condos in Toronto by Bazis, Metropia, Pure Plaza and Varacalli Architect
January 25, 2011 4:23 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The trio of Bazis Canada, Plazacorp, and Metropia are launching their 32-storey luxury Bloor Street condominium, Exhibit Residences. Located across the street from the Daniel Libeskind-designed ... read more

Presentation Centre Open at Aspen Ridge's Studio on Richmond

Studio on Richmond in Toronto by Aspen Ridge Homes and Quadrangle Architects
January 24, 2011 3:56 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Aspen Ridge Homes has opened the presentation centre for their buzzed-about Studio on Richmond. The 31-storey first tower in the modern two tower project designed by Quadrangle Architects is now ... read more

32 Storey Condo By Whitecastle Investments Coming To 129 St. Clair Avenue West

129 St. Clair West in Toronto by Whitecastle New Urban Fund and Diamond Schmitt.
January 24, 2011 3:37 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Last Friday we examined the Imperial Plaza's sales centre which is located at 111 St. Clair West. Today we look at a new project located directly to the west at 129 St Clair West. read more

Sustainable Neighbourhoods Planned For Downsview Park

Downsview Park in Toronto, by parc downsview parc.
January 21, 2011 12:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Downsview Park is Canada's first urban National Park; it's just that it has been first for a long time now, and still has little park to it. For years the body that runs the park - officially ... read more

New 30-40 Storey Student Residence Coming To 245-253 College Street?

245 - 253 College Street in Toronto by Knightstone and Diamond Schmitt
January 21, 2011 11:54 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
There's a new proposal for student housing that's sure to cause a lot of controversy. The University of Toronto has announced a private sector partner, Knightstone Capital Management, for a 30-40 ... read more

Graywood & Beaverhall's Ocean Club Condos Model Suite Now On View

Ocean Club in Toronto by Graywood and Beaverhall, Page + Steele Architects
January 20, 2011 11:40 am | by Craig White | Comments
The sales pavilion at Ocean Club Condos in Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores is opening. The complex, featuring an 8-storey boutique building and a 37-storey tower. It fronts Lake Ontario across from ... read more

What Mississauga City Centre Would Look Like Out On The Alberta Prairie.

Mississauga's skyline is ever-growing these days.
January 19, 2011 12:15 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Neat picture by forum member Jasonzed of Mississauga City Centre as taken from the CN Tower. It shows just how big downtown Mississauga is becoming as towers such as Absolute World continue to ... read more

Excavation at Early Stage at Pemberton's U Condos on Bay

U Condos in Toronto by Pemberton Group and architectsAlliance
January 18, 2011 3:24 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Excavation is underway at the site of the Pemberton Group's two-tower-plus-townhouse project on Bay Street called U Condos. U, designed by architectsAlliance, will feature two point towers, one on ... read more

Diamond + Schmitt's New Centennial College Facility Taking Shape

Centenial College Mississauga's Learning Commons is by Diamond + Schmitt.
January 18, 2011 2:57 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Centennial College is expanding the facilities at their Progress Campus in Scarborough near Markham Road and the 401. Thanks to a $35 million infrastructure investment by the provincial and ... read more

Rêve Condos By Tridel Changing The Face Of Front Street West

Rêve Condos by Tridel and designed by Wallman Architects with Burka.
January 18, 2011 12:47 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Rêve Condos, located at 560 Front Street West, is quickly changing the face of this former industrial area. The 14-storey building is being developed by Tridel with design by Wallman Architects in ... read more