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Southcore Financial Centre's PricewaterhouseCoopers Tower Coming Close To Completion

southcore financial centre in Toronto by bcIMC with KPMB architects
February 3, 2011 12:18 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Southcore Financial Centre is a three building project located on the north side of Bremner Blvd between York and Simcoe Street. The first phase is the 26 ... read more

Historic Valhalla Inn Comes Down As Work Begins On Edilcan's One Valhalla Condos

One Valhalla Condos in Etobicoke by Edilcan and Page + Steele / IBI Group
February 2, 2011 3:10 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Demolition begins on the historic Valhalla Inn. Located on the 427 north of Bloor in Etobicoke, it was one of the city's first motor inns when it opened in 1963. It was also the "in place to be" ... read more

Model Suite for the Gooderham Condos at the Distillery Features Legacy Timber

Clear Spirit in Toronto by cityscape with architectsAlliance
February 1, 2011 2:44 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto's coverage of Clear Spirit and The Gooderham by Cityscape and Dundee Realty continues with a tour of the two-bedroom, 1070 square-foot model suite designed by architect and interior ... read more

An Update On The First Canadian Place Re-Cladding

First Canadian Place in Toronto by Brookfield Properties and Moed de Armas
February 1, 2011 2:36 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Its been a while since we last reported on the re-cladding of the 72 storey First Canadian Place. This photo by forum member steveve shows that about 12 floors have already been completed. ... read more

500 Wellington West Brings Boutique Condo Luxury To Freedville

500 Wellington in Toronto by Freed Developments and Core Architects
January 31, 2011 1:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToromto member Jasonzed has taken photos recently which bring us up-to-date on work at 500 Wellington West, a 10-storey, 17-unit luxury condominium project developed by Freed Developments, ... read more

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 12:54 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 12:48 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 2:38 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 2:06 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 12:33 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 1:29 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 1:18 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 12:58 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 3:49 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 3:36 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 3:23 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 2:56 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 2:37 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 11:20 am | 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 10:54 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