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Podium Levels Taking Shape at Lifetime's The Bond

The Bond, Lifetime Developments, Core Architects, Toronto
January 22, 2015 1:47 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On the north side of Adelaide Street just west of John in Toronto's Entertainment District, construction is progressing on Lifetime Developments' The Bond, a 42-storey Core ... read more

FIVE Condos' Restored Yonge Street Facades Being Unveiled

Closing in on the detailing of the Yonge storefronts, image by Marcus Mitanis
January 21, 2015 4:10 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
After months of painstaking work, scaffolds surrounding a group of Yonge Street storefronts are now being removed, revealing reinvigorated heritage façades at the base of FIVE Condos just ... read more

Lamb and Hyde Park's East FiftyFive Coming to Corktown

East FiftyFive, Lamb Development Corp, Hyde Park Homes, architectsAlliance
January 21, 2015 2:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Details are emerging about a new condominium development a block from UrbanToronto's offices just east of Downtown. The site at 53-55 Ontario Street first came onto our radar in October of 2014, ... read more

Bay Adelaide Centre East's Podium Taking Shape

KPMB Architects, Brookfield Properties, Bay Adelaide Centre, Adamson Architects
January 21, 2015 1:00 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Brookfield Properties' Bay Adelaide Centre east tower has recently topped off. Now in the final phases of construction, it has gotten harder hard to see any progress on the exterior as ... read more

Balliol Park Rentals Under Construction Near Yonge & Davisville

Balliol park, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Shiplake Management Company, gh3
January 21, 2015 11:54 am | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Davisville Avenue is a testament of post-war modernist architecture, an enclave of high-rises on the edge of a low-rise residential area. Located in the immediate surroundings of the subway ... read more

North York Centre and East: Growth to Watch For in 2015

North York Centre and East: Growth to Watch For in 2015
January 20, 2015 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In previous days we have covered three areas of Toronto to watch for development in 2015, discussing the Yonge-Eglinton, St. Clair West, and Bloor-Yorkville in detail. Today we return with a ... read more

400 Front Street West Proposed For Development

400 Front Street West, State Building Group, Front and Spadina, Toronto
January 20, 2015 12:55 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Many of us have been waiting for the massive parking lot at the corner of Front Street West and Spadina Avenue to be developed. State Building Group, the owner of this site known as 400 ... read more

Construction Progressing at Site of Chestnut Hill's Life Condos

Life Condos, Chestnut Hill Homes, A2A Capital Management, Quadrangle Architects
January 20, 2015 10:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just south of the rapidly intensifying Yonge and Eglinton area in Toronto's Midtown, Davisville is another hot development node gearing up for some big changes in 2015. There are a handful of new ... read more

Demolition Marks Start of Work at Freed's 155 Redpath

155 Redpath Condominiums, Freed, architectsAlliance
January 19, 2015 5:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another high-rise development is under way in the Yonge and Eglinton area, as demolition has commenced at the site of Freed Developments and CD Capital's 155 Redpath ... read more

Demolition Continues at Site of Canderel's YC Condos

YC Condos, Canderel, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Toronto
January 19, 2015 4:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work on Canderel's YC Condos officially got under way last month with a ceremonial groundbreaking marking the start of demolition on the two-storey commercial building at 454-468 ... read more

Stollerys Demolition Begins Amid Heritage Concerns

Stollerys occupied the southwest corner for 114 years, image by Forum kotsy
January 19, 2015 2:20 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Questions over whether the building housing Stollerys at the southwest corner of Yonge and Bloor should be preserved may be moot after demolition work began on the structure this past weekend. The ... read more

Bloor-Yorkville and Surroundings: Growth to Watch For in 2015

Bloor-Yorkville, Growth to Watch For in 2015
January 14, 2015 6:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last week we started off our preview of 2015 with articles covering two of midtown Toronto's primary growth nodes, Yonge and Eglinton and St. Clair Avenue West. Today we continue our Growth to ... read more

Demolition Complete on the Site of North Drive's The High Park

The High Park, Quadrangle Architects, North Drive Investments, Bloor West
January 14, 2015 1:30 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
It's been more than three years since we first heard about North Drive Investments' The High Park, a condominium development at 1990 Bloor Street West. Designed by Quadrangle ... read more

Time-Lapse Video Shows Aura at College Park Rise into Skyline

Aura at College Park, Canderel, Graziani + Corazza, Toronto
January 13, 2015 1:57 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction crews are being replaced by residents at Canderel's Aura at College Park, a 78-storey, Graziani + Corazza Architects-designed condominium tower at the corner of Yonge ... read more

UTSC Environmental Science & Chemistry Catching Attention

UTSC Environmental Science & Chemistry, Diamond Schmitt Architects, EllisDon
January 13, 2015 1:06 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
U of T Scarborough Campus' growth over the past few years has translated into the construction of several new buildings adding more classrooms, office spaces, labs, etc. While most of the campus ... read more

Teams Shortlisted for Jack Layton Ferry Terminal Rebuild

Current entrance to the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal, Toronto
January 12, 2015 2:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Waterfront Toronto has announced the five teams who have qualified for a design competition to revitalize the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and adjacent Harbour Square Park at the heart of Toronto's ... read more

Ryerson Student Learning Centre Sporting The Blues

Looking northeast towards the Ryerson Student Learning Centre, Toronto
January 12, 2015 1:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Ryerson University's high-profile new Student Learning Centre under construction on Yonge Street a block north of Dundas is suddenly sporting some serious blues, but despite the weather, it's not ... read more

St. Clair West from Yonge: Growth to Watch For in 2015

St. Clair West, Growth to Watch For in 2015
January 9, 2015 4:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this week we introduced the first of many articles that look forward to the new developments expected to see activity over the course of 2015. In our last feature we discussed the thriving ... read more

Toronto's First Suburban Strip Plaza Proposed for Redevelopment

Sunny brook Plaza, Bayview and Eglinton, Toronto, as seen on Apple Maps
January 9, 2015 2:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Sunnybrook Plaza, the first suburban strip plaza built in Toronto, has been proposed for demolition and redevelopment. This first collection of stores in the city with a parking lot out front was ... read more

Toronto Urban Land Institute Hosting Pan Am Village Panel

Pan Am Village, West Don Lands, DundeeKilmer Developments, Toronto
January 9, 2015 10:18 am | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The Toronto Urban Land Institute is organizing a panel discussion about the Pan Am Village, currently under construction in the West Don Lands, east of downtown Toronto. The panel aims to take an ... read more