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Topping Off December 2011: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

100 Adelaide W, by Kohn Pedersen Fox + Associates for Oxford Properties
January 9, 2012 2:59 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Today is the third and final 2011 instalment of our monthly Topping Off column. Below you can check out the top stories, threads and projects from December 2011. Top 10 News Stories 100 Adelaide ... read more

UPDATE: A Sneak Peek at the St Lawrence Centre Redevelopment

St Lawrence Centre for the Arts redevelopment, Toronto, by Diamond + Schmitt
January 6, 2012 3:28 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member urbandreamer tipped off the UT Forum today that he had found renderings of a possible redevelopment for the St Lawrence Centre for the Arts on Front Street East in Downtown ... read more

Dominus Starts On Brampton Civic Centre

Cutaway view of the new Brampton Civic Centre by Dominus and Zeidler
January 5, 2012 4:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The City of Brampton has been expanding quickly, adding an average of 16,000 people a year over the last decade, to the point where it is the GTA's third most populous municipality, currently ... read more

Work Underway at Lanterra's Treviso Condominiums

Site for Treviso I condominiums Toronto by Lanterra Developments
January 4, 2012 3:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Work is underway at Lawrence Avenue and Dufferin Street in North York to prepare for construction of the first phase at Lanterra Developments' large Treviso Condominium community. UrbanToronto ... read more

Aura At College Park Condominiums' Glass Cladding Arrives In A Major Way

Aura Condos in Toronto by Canderel Stoneridge and Graziani + Corazza Architects
December 23, 2011 3:12 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Aura Condos, soon to be Canada's tallest residential building, has started the lengthy process of cladding itself in glass. Forum member Atlantis has documented the progress that has been made as ... read more

The L Tower Receives Its Winter Jacket

L Tower condos Toronto by Cityzen, Fernbrook, Castlepoint and Daniel Libeskind
December 23, 2011 1:46 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Toronto has been watching the development of The L Tower for a few years now, with plenty of activity on the construction site being recorded by UrbanToronto Forum members eager to capture ... read more

Details Emerge for Menkes' 90 Harbour & 1 York Office/Condo Complex

Site of Menkes' 90 Harbour and 1 York Streets, Toronto
December 22, 2011 5:36 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The preliminary report on the application by Menkes to build a mixed-use complex at 90 Harbour and 1 York is now online, so we can now confirm some rumours regarding the complex, and take a closer ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Westlake

Westlake 3 by Onni Group in Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores, Toronto
December 20, 2011 5:18 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It's been a while since we've had a close look at Westlake from Vancouver-based developer Onni Group of Companies. The huge project at Park Lawn Road and Lake Shore Boulevard West in Etobicoke's ... read more

Construction Beginning on Theatre Park Condos

Theatre Park condos Toronto by Lamb Dev Corp, Niche Development and Harhay
December 20, 2011 1:15 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Work has begun at Theatre Park condos, Toronto's latest high-rise undertaking in the area around King and Simcoe, reknowned for its historic local theatres. Construction equipment has ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: 12°, or 12 Degrees

December 19, 2011 5:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Demoltion work to prepare for the construction of an eyecatching boutique condominium on Beverley Street is wrapping up, and excavation will soon be underway. This means it's the perfect time for ... read more

Full Steam Ahead for One Bloor East

One Bloor East Condos, by Great Gulf Homes, Toronto
December 19, 2011 2:25 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Today, thanks to Forum member angoraflaneur, we get a good look at the progress being made on Great Gulf Homes' new One Bloor East. One Bloor East Condos Construction, image by agoraflaneur read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Ivory on Adelaide

Ivory on Adelaide in Toronto by Pure Plaza and Hariri Pontarini Architects
December 16, 2011 5:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Today’s Project of the Day looks at a unique condominium joining Toronto’s burgeoning Downtown east side, Ivory on Adelaide. Going in just east of Adelaide and Sherbourne, Ivory is contributing to ... read more

Oxford Properties' 100 Adelaide W To Be 28 Or 44 Storeys?

100 Adelaide W, 44-storey version, Toronto, by Oxford Properties
December 15, 2011 5:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Yesterday we brought you a story about Oxford Properties' RBC WaterPark Place project, and today's UrbanToronto Photo Of The Day looks at the closure of the parking lot to begin the excavation for ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: St. Lawrence Market North

St. Lawrence Market North in Toronto by Adamson Associates, Rogers Stirk Harbor
December 15, 2011 2:49 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
There’s been a lot of discussion recently about the new plan for St. Lawrence Market North, the highly anticipated renewal project that will see a complete demolition of the current structure ... read more

Steel Rising at 333 King Street East

333 King St E gets an addition for Coca-Cola Canada.
December 15, 2011 2:26 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Construction on the new third-storey addition to the King East Centre, home of Toronto Sun HQ, is forging ahead quickly. Steel girders can already been seen rising out of the building above the ... read more

Oxford Properties' RBC WaterPark Place Sprouts Many New Renderings

Gardiner Expwy. view of RBC WaterPark Place III, Toronto, by Oxford Properties
December 14, 2011 4:43 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Oxford Properties doesn't know. Oxford Properties doesn't know that there is a huge, built-in, internet fan base for all things Toronto, all things New Building, all things Rendered. If they did ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Hive Lofts on The Queensway

Hive Lofts in Etobicoke by Symmetry Developments and Teeple Architects
December 14, 2011 3:57 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Let's take a look towards the city's west end in today's instalment of Project of the Day. Hive Lofts on the Queensway, by Symmetry Developments is bringing urban mid-rise design to a ... read more

Demolition Winding Down at Front St Greyhound Depot

Cityzen's 154 Front St East condo Toronto by architectsAlliance.
December 14, 2011 1:22 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The demolition of the Greyhound Bus Parcel Express depot at 154 Front Street East at Sherbourne is quickly winding down. It had been on and off for about a month now and has pretty much concluded ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Trump International Hotel and Tower

Trump Tower in Toronto by Talon International and Zeidler Partnership Architects
December 13, 2011 5:18 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Toronto has never been a city of outright visible luxury — that is, until recently. While we have definitely seen our fair share of extravagance and are no strangers to millionaires , we tend not ... read more

Huge Improvement Revealed For Yorkville Plaza Redevelopment

New retail podium plan for The New Residences of Yorkville Plaza, Toronto
December 13, 2011 2:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Here's a little behind-the-scenes for you today as a way of introduction to this article. You may have noticed that yesterday we picked The New Residences of Yorkville Plaza, the redevelopment of ... read more