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Recently Proposed Condo for 40 Widmer Comes to Public Consultation

40 Widmer Toronto render
December 20, 2012 4:30 pm | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
Last week's series of public consultations in Toronto's Entertainment District saw a trio of projects up for discussion. To this point we have considered two; Mirvish+Gehry as it met the ... read more

One Bloor East Preparing for Massive Concrete Pour

December 20, 2012 4:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
At UrbanToronto, we have been closely following ongoing foundation construction for Great Gulf Homes' much anticipated One Bloor East. A project as long-awaited as this is stirring up a lot of ... read more

Delta Hotel Moves To Southcore

Delta Chelsea Hotel, Toronto
December 19, 2012 2:51 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Canada's biggest hotel, The Delta Chelsea along Gerrard Street West just north of Yonge-Dundas Square, has announced it will be under new owners in a few months. Delta, which has another hotel ... read more

Harmony Village Lake Simcoe Plans With The Community

Harmony Village Lake Simcoe, City Core Dev, RAW Design, Diamond Schmitt
December 19, 2012 1:29 pm | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Toronto is not the only city in the throes of condo development. The community of Barrie is set to experience its own large-scale residential development, and is doing so in a spirit of public ... read more

Puente De Luz Bridge Re-opens

Puente de Luz, Concord CityPlace, Toronto
December 18, 2012 1:22 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
After a grand opening ceremony in late October, the new Puente De Luz pedestrian bridge was closed for a time but quietly re-opened to the public last week. Puente de Luz, or 'Bridge of ... read more

Hullmark Making its Mark on North York Centre

Hullmark Centre Tridel Kirkor Architects NYCC
December 17, 2012 2:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction work on the Hullmark Centre, by developers Hullmark and Tridel, has made considerable progress as of late.  The future 49-storey north tower currently stands at 8 floors, ... read more

Questions Abound as 263 Adelaide West Returns To Public Consultation

263 Adelaide West Toronto render viewed from the north west.
December 14, 2012 5:15 pm | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
The Entertainment District was back in the spotlight this week through a series of public consultation meetings on recently submitted and existing proposals in the pipeline. Monday evening, ... read more

Unbeatable Amenities in a Stellar Location - King Blue is the new 'IT' Spot

Lobby of King Blue Condominiums, Toronto
December 14, 2012 3:25 pm | by Khristopher Ranger | Comments
Easton’s Group's King Blue Condos is showing off the extensive amenities planned for their upcoming development in the King Street West theatre and entertainment district of Toronto. ... read more

Mirvish+Gehry Meets The Public At Metro Hall

Close-up on the evolving Mirvish+Gehry condo proposal, Toronto
December 12, 2012 3:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The first of what are certain to be many public consultations on the landmark Mirvish+Gehry proposal took place at Metro Hall on the evening of December 11th. The meeting was chaired by City ... read more

Whats Going On Atop The L Tower?

L Tower in Toronto by Cityzen, Fernbrook and Castlepoint
December 12, 2012 2:27 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Here at UrbanToronto we are fortunate to get a lot of chances to check out our city's growing skyline in all its multi-faceted glory thanks to our great photographers in the Forum, but it's not ... read more

SickKids Research Tower Getting Kitted-Out

SickKids Research and Learning Tower, evening, Toronto
December 11, 2012 4:43 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It will be a surprise to many that the new SickKids Learning and Research Tower on Bay Street, which topped out many months ago already, will not be officially open until the fall of 2013, but the ... read more

Construction Update: 300 Front Street West

300 Front Street West Under Construction
December 10, 2012 2:02 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Tridel's 300 Front Street West is starting to make its mark on the city. Located at the apex of two of Toronto's most important and evolving streets — Front and John — the project is quickly ... read more

Global House to be Globally Made Over into The Icon

December 7, 2012 10:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Standing at 480 University, on the northwest corner where the boulevarded avenue meets Dundas Street, is a building formerly known as Global House. An 18-storey office tower designed by WZMH ... read more

Renovation Announced for Church of Scientology on Yonge

Church of Scientology Rendering
December 7, 2012 1:18 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
The Toronto home of the "Church" of Scientology at 696 Yonge has announced its plans to renovate and re-clad the aging building. Located just north of Isabella on Toronto's main drag, the ... read more

Norton Lake Residence Brings Affordable Housing to Peel

December 6, 2012 3:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With suburban nodes outside of Toronto intensifying at a frenzied pace fueled by condo construction, the demand for affordable housing has seen a recent spike. Peel Builds (Peel’s equivalent ... read more

Work Continues at One Bloor East

One Bloor East, Toronto Condos, Great Gulf Homes, Hariri Pontarini Architects
December 6, 2012 2:28 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The foundation at One Bloor East by Great Gulf Homes is beginning to fill with concrete and steel rebar to support the 75-storey tower. The projects two cranes went up in September in preparation ... read more

The Dineen Building Opens For Business

The Dineen Building at Yonge and Temperance, Toronto
December 6, 2012 10:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
In late August UrbanToronto stepped through the doors of the Dineen Building on Yonge Street at Temperance, a four-storey, 115 year-old, buff-coloured brick building that nobody had paid too much ... read more

Couture Comes to Ted Rogers Way

Couture Condominiums, Toronto Condos, Monarch Corporation, Graziani & Corazza
December 5, 2012 2:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Couture The Condominium by the Monarch Corporation has taken its place in the column of towers that now line Ted Rogers Way between Bloor Street East and Charles Street East. The Graziani & ... read more

Queensbury Terrace Opening A Success

Queensbury Terrace Condos, Toronto Condos, Wilkinson Development, RAW Design, JH
December 3, 2012 2:16 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The Queensbury Terrace Condos Presentation Centre grand opening was held over the weekend on the site where the new six-storey, 17-unit condo building by Wilkinson Developments will be built. The ... read more

Carlaw: The Creation of a Condominium Corridor

The Printing Factory Lofts, image courtesy of REMAX Condos Plus
December 3, 2012 12:45 pm | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Leslieville is growing up, particularly along Carlaw Avenue, corridor to the condos. With the Printing Factory Lofts and Worklofts and Flatiron Lofts already completed, Showcase Lofts underway and ... read more