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Excavation Wrapping Up and Crane Coming to ZIGG Condos

ZIGG Condos, Madison, Fieldgate, Kirkor Architects, Toronto
April 20, 2016 3:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Only one and half months since the start of digging, excavation is now nearing completion at the St. Clair Avenue West site of Madison Homes and Fieldgate Urban's ZIGG Condos, ... read more

Site Cleared for North Star Homes' ConneXion in Etobicoke

April 20, 2016 2:18 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
With all but the last units sold, North Star Homes' ConneXion is set to go under construction on Etobicoke's Fieldway Road. As of late last month, only 4 of the project's 150 units remained ... read more

Crane Coming Down at Lifetime and BLVD's Code Condos

The Code Condos, Toronto, BLVD Developments, Lifetime Developments
April 20, 2016 12:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction reached a major milestone today at the St. Clair Avenue West site of BLVD Developments and Lifetime Developments' The Code Condos, with the start of the dismantling and removal ... read more

Redevelopment Coming To Wilson Station Employment Lands

Tippet Road, Malibu Developments, Page + Steele/IBI Group Architects
April 19, 2016 3:35 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
The area around Wilson Subway Station has long been a mish-mash of commuter parking lots, aging office and warehouse commercial space, and some light industrial buildings. While industry and ... read more

Lago and Riva del Lago Making Mark on Humber Bay Skyline

Lago at the Waterfront, Riva Del Lago, Monarch, Mattamy, Graziani + Corazza
April 19, 2016 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With work underway on the final levels of Mattamy Homes and the Biddington Group's 49-storey Lago at the Waterfront and 16-storey Riva del Lago, the ... read more

Could the Toronto Port Lands Become Host to Expo 2025?

Expo 67, Montreal
April 15, 2016 4:44 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Thirty years after the last monorail and geodesic dome fell silent in Vancouver, and a full half-century since the legendary Expo 67 in Montreal, Canada could once again be awarded the privilege ... read more

8-Storey Mixed-Use Proposed for Dundas and Prince Edward

4195 Dundas Street West, Toronto, by Dunpar Homes, Turner Fleischer Architects
April 15, 2016 4:05 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Etobicoke's intersection of Dundas and Prince Edward could be the site of new mid-rise development, with an 8-storey building proposed for the southwest corner at 4195 Dundas Street West. Last ... read more

Site Being Cleared for Barbara Ann Scott Park Revitalization

Barbara Ann Scott Park revitalization, Canderel Stoneridge, Aura at College Park
April 15, 2016 12:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last June, we reported that plans to revitalize Barbara Ann Scott Park were moving forward. The project, which will be realized using $3 million from Section 37 and 45(9) agreements ... read more

Private Garden a Centrepiece of Diamante's Diamond on Yonge

Diamond Condos on Yonge, Toronto, by Diamante Development, Scott Shields
April 15, 2016 11:35 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
More details of Diamante's Diamond Condominiums on Yonge are emerging as marketing of the 30-storey tower continues. While our previous editorial provided a first glimpse into the amenity spaces ... read more

29-Storey Tower Proposed at 219 Dundas East

219 Dundas Street East, Toronto, by Turner Fleischer Architects
April 14, 2016 5:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Just south of Filmore's Hotel and Gentlemen's Club, and just north of the l'École Gabrielle Roy French-Language elementary school, a 29-storey condo has been proposed at 219-231 Dundas Street ... read more

Westinghouse Building Facades Cut from Surrounding Structure

King Blue Condos, Greenland Group, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
April 14, 2016 1:17 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been almost three months since the first signs of structural bracing were spotted on the north and west facades of the Canadian Westinghouse Building, a 6-storey, 1927-built warehouse ... read more

5468796 Meets Oakville: Lake & East Like No Other Condo

Lake & East Condominium Residences, Oakville, by Symmetry, Fortress RDI, Engine
April 14, 2016 12:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
EDITOR'S NOTE: This article ran briefly at the end of March 2016 with unofficial renderings. It has now been republished with modifications and official renderings. read more

Dramatic Transformation of 488 University Avenue Progressing

Residences of 488 University Avenue, Core Architects, Amexon, Toronto
April 13, 2016 4:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been just over three months since our last update on the construction of Amexon Development Corporation's Residences of 488 University Avenue, a 55-storey Core ... read more

Denmark's 3XN Designs Next Phase of Tridel's Bayside Community

3XN at Bayside, Toronto, by Tridel, Hines, 3XN
April 13, 2016 4:16 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The next phase of Tridel and Hines' nascent Bayside Toronto community was revealed today. Just east of the Aqualina and Aquavista construction sites—where cranes are beginning to lift the ... read more

New Rendering Highlights Evolved Design of 75 on The Esplanade

75 on The Esplanade, Harhay, Carttera, architectsAlliance, Toronto
April 13, 2016 12:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Five months after a public consultation provided new details about Harhay Developments and Carttera Private Equities' redevelopment of the southwest corner of Church Street and ... read more

OCAD University to Expand and Renovate on McCaul Street

Sara Diamond announces expansion plans to a crowd at OCAD University, Toronto
April 12, 2016 5:06 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD U), is embarking upon an expansion and renovation of some of their main buildings on McCaul Street south of Dundas in Downtown Toronto. The ... read more

Two-Building Condo Development Proposed at Bay and Edward

Bay and Edward Condos, Conservatory Group, Richmond Architects, Toronto
April 12, 2016 11:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A proposal has been submitted to the City by developer Conservatory Group seeking the redevelopment of one of the last surface parking lots in Downtown Toronto. The development, ... read more

MEC Store and Townhomes Rising at Bessarion Station

Mountain Equipment Coop, Park Towns, SMV Architects, Broccolini, Toronto
April 12, 2016 11:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Sheppard subway line in North York has been noted as the primary catalyst for the increasing number of redevelopment projects built along its path. While high-rise and mid-rise developments ... read more

Design Guidelines Evolve to Shape New Toronto Courthouse

New Toronto Courthouse, Infrastructure Ontario, AECOM, Toronto
April 11, 2016 4:58 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
At last week's Design Review Panel, the design and planning guidelines being applied to the new Toronto provincial courthouse were run by the panelists for a second time. Located in the highly ... read more

King Portland Centre Going Ahead with Shopify Anchoring

King Portland Centre, Allied, RioCan, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
April 11, 2016 1:27 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new office, residential, and retail development has begun construction on a bustling stretch of Toronto's King Street West. read more