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Rumoured Redevelopment Of The Atrium On Bay

Atrium on Bay in Toronto by Page + Steele Architects
December 2, 2011 12:15 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
UrbanToronto Forum member androiduk recently posted a zoning review status that was submitted for the Atrium on Bay, calling for a five-storey addition to be constructed atop the current building ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Fly Condos

Fly Condos in Toronto by Empire Communities and Graziani + Corazza Architects
December 1, 2011 5:05 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Front Street West is a unique district within the downtown core, where one can observe a convergence of neighbourhoods and styles of development from the past two decades. It contains buildings ... read more

Hey, Did You Hear Maple Leaf Gardens Is Now a Loblaws?

College station, leading Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens Store, Toronto
December 1, 2011 4:56 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Unless you've been living completely sheltered from all local media, by now you've no doubt heard about the new Loblaws superstore that opened in the former Maple Leaf Gardens yesterday. Veteran ... read more

Lanterra Developments New Project: Sutton Place Hotel

Sutton Place Hotel Toronto, WZMH Architects
December 1, 2011 3:52 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Rumours have recently been circulating on the UrbanToronto forum that the Sutton Place Hotel has been sold. It has been confirmed that Sutton Place was sold ... read more

Topping Off November 2011: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Aerial view of Ten York Street Condos Toronto by Tridel with Wallman Architects
December 1, 2011 2:54 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Today is the second installment of our monthly Topping Off column! How do you like this new feature? Let us know in the comment section. Below you'll see what were the Top 10 news stories, ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Five St. Joseph Condos

Five St. Joseph in Toronto by Graywood, MOD Developments and Hariri Pontarini
November 30, 2011 5:33 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Today we’re taking a look at Five St. Joseph, a condominium project being developed by Graywood, MOD and Five St. Joseph Developments. Designed by Hariri Pontarini Architects along with E.R.A. ... read more

34 Storey Gansevoort Hotel & Condos Coming To The Distillery?

Gansevoort Hotel & Condos Toronto by Cityscape and Dundee Realty
November 30, 2011 9:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The UrbanToronto Forum came alive yesterday when the first images for the rumoured new Gansevoort Hotel & Condos were posted. To be located at 60 Mill Street, the proposed 34 storey tower ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: River City Condos

River City condos Toronto by Urban Capital and Saucier + Perrotte Architects
November 29, 2011 5:32 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
As we near the end of 2011, we have the daunting task of looking back and reflecting on what developments and projects sparked the most conversation amongst city builders and urban design junkies, ... read more

Jade Waterfront Condos Design Released by Quadrangle Architects

Jade Waterfront Condominiums, Phantom Developments, Toronto
November 29, 2011 4:35 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The plans for Jade Waterfront, a Phantom Developments project, were released a few days ago. The finished building will feature a 38-storey tower with an accompanying three-storey podium at its ... read more

Empire's Star Tower at Beyond The Sea Celebrates Topping Off

Beyond The Sea condos Toronto by Empire Communiites
November 29, 2011 1:06 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Empire Communities threw a topping-off party on Friday at Beyond The Sea condos, their three-tower complex designed by E.I. Richmond Architects on Lake Shore Boulevard in Etobicoke. Beyond ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Exhibit Residences

Exhibit Condos in Toronto by Bazis, Metropia, Pure Plaza and Varacalli Architect
November 28, 2011 4:50 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The recent renovation of Bloor Street's "Mink Mile" between Bedford Road and Church Street by the Bloor-Yorkville BIA paved the way (no pun intended) for massive changes along this stretch. We've ... read more

UrbanToronto Attends The Topping Off Ceremony For Empire Communities' Beyond The Sea Condos

Beyond The Sea condos Toronto by Empire Communities and E. I. Richmond Architect
November 25, 2011 10:31 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
This afternoon UrbanToronto was pleased to attended the topping off ceremonies for the third and final tower at Beyond The Sea condos. The 44 storey tower is being developed by Empire Communities ... read more

Lenny Kravitz to Create a Specialty Floor for Bisha Hotel and Residences

Lenny Kravitz, head of Kravitz Design Inc., will design a floor at Bisha Toronto
November 25, 2011 2:00 pm | by Editor | Comments
Lifetime Developments, together with INK Entertainment, have enlisted Kravitz Design Inc. led by international icon Lenny Kravitz to envision an exclusive floor for the much-anticipated Bisha ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Quartz Condos

Quartz Condos in Toronto by Concord Adex, RAW architects and Figure 3
November 25, 2011 12:44 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
In today's project of the day we look at Concord Cityplace and focus in on one of the more recent projects, Quartz Condos by Concord Adex. Located just south of the recently highlighted ... read more

The Interview: Gil Blutrich of Skyline Developments

Gil Blutrich, President of Toronto based Skyline International
November 24, 2011 4:15 pm | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
Recently UrbanToronto had the opportunity to talk with Gil Blutrich of Skyline Developments. The conversation focused on Skyline's entry into the Canadian market, its recent acquisitions of ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: L Tower Condos

L Tower, Toronto, by Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint and Libeskind
November 24, 2011 3:35 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The phenomenon of the "starchitect" has reached a fever pitch in the past two decades. The construction of the Guggenheim Bilbao and hype surrounding the project's architect Frank Gehry is often ... read more

Context Developments has a new King West Project in the Works

Context King West condo in Toronto by Context Developments and Hariri Pontarini
November 24, 2011 11:00 am | by Alex Corey | Comments
We've been following the proposals that have been in the works for 620 King West for some time now. Initial plans for a 10-storey, 15 unit condo in 2008 fizzled out, and news on the development of ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Picasso Condos

Picasso Condos Toronto by the Goldman Group and the Monarch Group
November 23, 2011 11:28 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Toronto has seen its fair share of unbuilt projects. Whether or not we actually like the design, there's always a tinge of remorse when we hear that a building will no longer be constructed, or a ... read more

The Hill Condos by BSaR Group of Companies Coming to Eglinton West

The Hill Condos Toronto by the BSaR Group and Core Architects
November 23, 2011 10:48 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Soon to join Toronto's Forest Hill neighbourhood is The Hill Condos project. Developed by BSaR, the nine-storey building is located at 925-935 Eglinton Avenue West and Chiltern Hill ... read more

Build Toronto and Tridel Officially Announce Ten York

Ten York condominiums at the entrance to Toronto's core, by Tridel
November 22, 2011 3:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Build Toronto and Tridel held a joint news conference at First Canadian Place this morning to announce the creation of a joint partnership to build Ten York Condos, a 75-storey condominium ... read more