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Drone Video Captures Mississauga's Iconic Absolute World Towers

June 22, 2015 8:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Constructed between 2004 and 2012, the five towers of Cityzen Development Group and Fernbrook Homes' Absolute World are the focal point in Mississauga's growing skyline. ... read more

New Construction Time Lapse of Ryerson Student Learning Centre

June 22, 2015 2:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Opened earlier this year, the new Ryerson Student Learning Centre has given students of the university an impressive new study space, and has given Yonge Street a new landmark. We ... read more

CTBUH Announces 2015 Regional Winners for Best Tall Building

Bosco Verticale, Milan
June 22, 2015 2:28 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) have announced their list of regional winners and finalists for the 2015 Best Tall Buildings Awards. The Best Tall Buildings were selected ... read more

Drone Video Highlights Explosive Growth in Toronto's Entertainment District

June 19, 2015 5:27 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Cranes fill the skies over Toronto's Entertainment District as new high-rises continue to transform the neighbourhood into a high-density vertical neighbourhood. While we typically find ourselves ... read more

Topped-Off Picasso Condos Sporting Bold Exterior Details

Picasso Condos, Teeple, Monarch, Goldman Group, Toronto
June 19, 2015 3:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Our recent hardhat tour of Monarch Group and Goldman Group's Picasso Condos gave us our first look inside of the 39-storey, Teeple Architects-designed condominium ... read more

Exterior Work Foreshadows Final Look of Thompson Residences

Thompson Residences, Freed, Saucier + Perrotte Architects, Toronto
June 19, 2015 1:08 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
The 15-storey Thompson Residences designed by Montreal-based Saucier + Perrotte Architects features a dynamic textured facade of alternating extruded and recessed rectangular boxes, ... read more

Expansive Toronto Views from atop Picasso Condos

Picasso Condos, Monarch Group, Toronto
June 18, 2015 4:15 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Despite stormy Toronto skies last Friday, UrbanToronto captured a series of expansive cityscape views from the top floor of Monarch Group's Picasso Condos, currently under construction between ... read more

Plaza's Musée Condos Progresses as Podium Taking Shape

Plaza, Musée Condos, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
June 18, 2015 3:58 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
In our last update of Musée Condos—a new development by Plaza located near the corner of Bathurst and Adelaide West—the footprint of the future park was revealed as the structure began to rise ... read more

Restored National Hotel Facade Anchors King + Condos to Street

King + Condos, King Plus Development, TACT Architecture, Toronto
June 18, 2015 2:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As construction work continues at King Plus Development's King + Condos, new finishing details are bringing the building's exterior closer and closer to completion. Since topping off at ... read more

Originality on Display Within Picasso Condos' Walls

10th floor amenity area, Toronto, Picasso, Teeple Architects, Monarch, Goldman
June 15, 2015 6:18 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The disassembling of the tower crane at Monarch Group and Goldman Group's Picasso Condos marks another milestone for the Teeple Architects-designed building, located ... read more

Ground Breaking At The Colours of Emerald City

The Colours of Emerald City, II BY IV Design Associates,WZMH Architects, ELAD Ca
June 15, 2015 1:30 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
Located just off of Don Mills Road in North York, Emerald City is a new community comprised of high-rise condominiums and townhomes knitted into a neighbourhood of pre-existing ... read more

Tower Crane Comes Down at Landmark Picasso Condos

June 12, 2015 6:04 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We were fortunate enough today to tour the Monarch Group and Goldman Group's Picasso Condos, a 39-storey tower to the west of Downtown Toronto which is quickly establishing ... read more

Great Gulf's One Bloor East Standing Tall at 63 Storeys

One Bloor East, First Gulf Homes, Toronto
June 12, 2015 4:29 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Since our last update back in April, construction on what will soon be Great Gulf Homes' signature Toronto condo, One Bloor East, has risen another 17 storeys, having now ... read more

Ground Breaking Marks Start of Work at Wellesley on the Park

Wellesley on the Park, Lanterra, KPMB, Page+Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
June 11, 2015 7:10 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
On a warm and sunny afternoon earlier today, City Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam led a ceremonial ground breaking event heralding the beginning of the end for the saga surrounding the vacant lot at ... read more

Last Crane at Bay Adelaide East Being Dismantled

Bay Adelaide Centre, Brookfield Properties, KPMB Architects, Adamson Ass
June 11, 2015 6:35 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
The 44-storey East Tower of Brookfield Office Properties ' Bay Adelaide Centre, designed by KPMB Architects and Adamson Associates Architects, topped off in ... read more

Finishing Touches Completing the Look of Women's College Hospital

Women's College Hospital, Perkins Eastman Black, IBI Group Architects, Toronto
June 11, 2015 5:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over one century after the opening of Women's College Hospital, the rebuilding of the hospital near Bay and College is closing in on the final stages of its complete redevelopment. Designed ... read more

Construction Progressing at U of T's Jackman Law Expansion

Jackman Law Expansion, University of Toronto, Hariri Pontarini, B+H Architects
June 10, 2015 4:16 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto is in the process of expanding its Faculty of Law with a new modern structure, while restoring the attached neoclassical 1902 Flavelle House, which has been ... read more

INDX Condos Beginning to Impact Financial District Skyline

INDX Condos, Lifetime Developments,Page+Steele / IBI Group Architects
June 10, 2015 11:53 am | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
Located in the heart of Downtown Toronto, INDX Condos sets out to bring new life to a corner of the core where street life is lacking outside of business hours. The CentreCourt ... read more

Exterior Framing Being Installed At Tableau Condominiums

Tableau Condos,Wallman Architects, Cecconi Simone , ALIT Developments
June 9, 2015 3:55 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
There are many developments rising within the GTA, especially in the Entertainment District. Tableau Condos by Urban Capital Property Group, Malibu Investments, and ALIT Developments, ... read more

Striking Balcony Glazing Identifies Cresford's Casa II Condos

Casa, Cresford Developments, architectsAlliance, Toronto
June 9, 2015 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mid-rise offices and apartments and quaint Victorian houses used to be the dominant built forms of Charles Street East in Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville area, though in recent years demand for new ... read more