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Condo Development For Former CHUM Building at 1331 Yonge

1331 Yonge Street, Toronto Condos, CHUM Building, Aspen Ridge, Quadrangle
September 6, 2012 1:53 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The development proposal for 1331 Yonge Street by Aspen Ridge Homes and Quadrangle Architects is beginning to take shape, with a couple of recently released renderings from Quadrangle. ... read more

Construction Begins on Crystal at Pinnacle Uptown

Crystal at Pinnacle Uptown in Mississauga, Pinnacle International, E.I. Richmond
September 6, 2012 1:25 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
It looks like work has officially begun at Pinnacle International’s 4.7-acre Crystal at Pinnacle Uptown development, located at Hurontario and Eglinton in Mississauga. The multi-phase development ... read more

Zoning Amendment and Staff Report Illuminate 592 Sherbourne

592 Sherbourne in Toronto by Diamondcorp with bKL, ERA Architects
September 6, 2012 10:19 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Earlier this summer an inside source sent UrbanToronto a provocative rendering for a proposed condominium development to be located at the intersection of Sherbourne and Selby, just south of Bloor ... read more

445 King East Getting a Stylish New Occupant

Rendering of 445 King Street East, Toronto
September 5, 2012 3:26 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Interesting new infill replaces a very tired building at 445 King Street East in Toronto's Corktown neighbourhood. New occupant will be Italinteriors with design by &Co architects. read more

Hard Hat Tour of Urban Capital's River City Condos - Part 2

River City Condos Phase 1 bridge, Toronto
September 4, 2012 2:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We ended off last week with a tour of the south building at Urban Capital Property Group's River City Condos complex, now rising alongside the Don River at King Street East. Today we focus on the ... read more

Excavation Continues at Lifetime Developments' Yorkville Condominiums

Lifetime Developments' Yorkville Condominiums, Toronto. Wallman Architects.
September 4, 2012 12:25 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
A shock of colour in what will be a wonderful disruption of the conventional, the Wallman-designed Yorkville Condominiums is a 31-storey projection of glass and metal. Located at the corner of ... read more

Living Shangri-La Unofficially Opens Ahead of TIFF

Living Shangri-La Toronto is by Westbank Corp and Hariri Pontarini Architects.
September 4, 2012 10:40 am | by Anonymous | Comments
The Living Shangri-La Toronto Hotel and Residence unofficially opened its doors to the public last week ahead of the launch of TIFF. While the hotel suites are not yet open to public booking, some ... read more

Hard Hat Tour of Urban Capital's River City Condos - Part 1

August 31, 2012 5:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Urban Capital Property Group's River City project alongside the Don River at King Street is one of Toronto's most design-forward condominium projects. Crafted by Montreal's renowned Saucier + ... read more

The Interview: Steve Gupta of Easton's Group, Part 2

August 30, 2012 4:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
This week we bring you the conclusion of our interview with Steve Gupta, President and CEO of Easton's Group. In this segment we learn a bit more about the upcoming King Blue project, the theatre ... read more

New Rendering for Skyscraping 27 Yorkville Development

27 Yorkville in Toronto by Minto Group with Wallman Architects
August 30, 2012 1:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Move over 50 Bloor; 27 Yorkville recently came back to centre stage after a bit of a hiatus following its sale last year, bringing with it a colorful and provocative rendering of what we may see ... read more

SIX50 King West Nears Completion

Freed Developments' SIX50 King Street West Condos, Toronto. Designed by Core.
August 28, 2012 12:16 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
Block by block, Peter Freed has been gradually remaking King Street West. With each profitable incision, a redemptive contemporary project takes the place of a poorly used lot. Unburdened by ... read more

New Renderings For Transformation of Historic 761 Queen West

761 Queen Street West in Toronto by R and B Properties, Quadrangle Architects
August 27, 2012 2:06 pm | by Alex Corey | Comments
The commercialization of Queen Street West is pushing past Bathurst Street and inching ever closer to Trinity-Bellwoods, indicated by a recent project rendering shared by UT Forum member AlbertC. ... read more

The King East Nearly Fully Clad in Glass

The King East by Lamb Dev Corp, Hyde Park Homes, Sher Corp, and Core Architects.
August 24, 2012 10:59 am | by Anonymous | Comments
With the exception of balcony glass and a few windows, cladding on The King East is almost complete. The task of cladding the 15-storey condominium began early last May and continued while ... read more

The Interview: Steve Gupta of Easton's Group, Part 1

Steve Gupta of Eastons Group of Hotels and Alex Corey of urbanToronto
August 23, 2012 3:45 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
This week UrbanToronto sat down with Steve Gupta, president and CEO of Easton's Group of Hotels. Treated to a breakfast buffet at the Hilton Garden Inn at Peter and Adelaide, we had the ... read more

Checking Out Ryerson's Mattamy Athletic Centre at Maple Leaf Gardens Before Official Opening

Ryerson's Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto by ERA, Turner Fleischer Architects
August 22, 2012 11:44 am | by Anonymous | Comments
One of our most anticipated stories last year was the unveiling of the Loblaws store within the former Maple Leaf Gardens building, located at Church and Carlton Streets. The project not only drew ... read more

Monarch Soon To Unveil 'The Epicurean'

Dunpar Homes' Kingsway Terrace
August 20, 2012 3:00 pm | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
Monarch Unveils The Epicurean condos at Dundas West and Prince Edward. read more

The Florian Nearing Completion at Bay and Davenport

The Florian in Toronto by Diamante Development, Hariri Pontarini, Young Wright
August 20, 2012 1:43 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
While the opening of the new Four Seasons Hotel and Residences will no doubt be the talk of the town in Yorkville this fall, we can’t ignore the statement being made just up the street by ... read more

A Breath of Fresh Air for the Historic Dineen Building on Yonge

The Dineen Building in Toronto by Commercial Realty Group, George Robb, Empire
August 20, 2012 1:14 pm | by Alex Corey | Comments
Every so often we stumble across a building that has previously escaped our notice, and wonder how we ever could have missed it. There are dozens of smaller buildings throughout the core that are ... read more

Trump: Behind The Scenes and Way Up High

Work continues to finish the Trump International Hotel and Tower Toronto
August 17, 2012 4:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Last week we took our cameras back into the Trump International Hotel and Tower for another look around, and so far you've seen two articles-worth of photos from the visit; the first about the ... read more

Market Street Closer To Being Reborn

Market Street Redevelopment is by Woodcliffe Properties & architect Taylor Smyth
August 17, 2012 11:30 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Construction on a modest two-storey building at the northwest corner of Market Street and The Esplanade is nearing completion, bringing the major redevelopment efforts on Market Street by ... read more