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Development Temporarily Turns Dundas Street into a Causeway

Grid Condos, Dundas Square Gardens, CentreCourt, Gupta Group, Toronto
March 9, 2017 5:40 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Rare side-by-side excavations at the intersection of Dundas and Jarvis Streets in Downtown Toronto have created what some people might consider a rather precarious situation, where the road has ... read more

'Mountainous' 227 Gerrard East Met With Backlash By Residents

227 Gerrard St East, Architecture Unfolded, Rosewater Capital Group, Toronto
March 9, 2017 4:53 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
"It's too tall." "It's mountainous." "No more than four storeys." These were just some of the comments made during the March 8th community consultation for Rosewater Capital's proposed ... read more

Brick Cladding Shapes Daniels Waterfront Office Complex

Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts, Toronto, by, Daniels Corp
March 9, 2017 2:40 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In Toronto's nascent East Bayfront neighbourhood, the volume of construction is such that it's hard to distinguish one concrete skeleton from another. Travelling east along Queen's Quay from ... read more

Growth to Watch For: UrbanToronto's Round-up of the East End

March 9, 2017 12:50 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Since the turn of the year, the 2017 vintage of our annual Growth to Watch For series has surveyed new and ongoing developments throughout Toronto. So far, the 14 entries in this year's series ... read more

Yonge Sheppard Centre Rebuild Ongoing, Rental Tower Rejigged

Yonge Sheppard Centre, Quadrangle Architects, RioCan, Kingsett Capital, Toronto
March 8, 2017 5:30 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
In the past couple of months, much has changed on the northeast corner of Yonge and Sheppard in Toronto's North York City Centre area where ongoing construction activity is reshaping ... read more

New Details Emerge for 98-Storey Yonge Street Tower

YSL - 385 Yonge, Toronto, by Cresford, Kohn Pedersen Fox, architectsAlliance
March 7, 2017 7:02 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In late February, plans for a 343.9-metre tower were first revealed, with renderings showing a glassy 98-storey tower dominating the Toronto skyline from Yonge and Gerrard. With details of ... read more

16 York: Toronto Office Tower Construction to Begin 'On Spec'

16 York Street, Toronto, by Cadillac Fairview, architectsAlliance, B+H
March 7, 2017 2:04 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Unlike the condominiums that continue to dominate Toronto's new glass and steel skyline, the process of developing a major office tower is typically contingent on signing a particular tenant. ... read more

BILD Reveals Shortlist For 2017 People's Choice Award

Aquabella, by 3XN for Tridel, Hines
March 7, 2017 11:35 am | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Toronto's Building Industry and Land Development Association, or BILD, has announced the finalists for the 6th annual People's Choice Award. read more

Growth to Watch For 2017: Midtown—Eglinton to St. Clair

1421 Yonge, Terracap, Wallman Architects, Toronto
March 6, 2017 6:30 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
This instalment of our Growth to Watch For series heads into one of Toronto's fastest growing neighbourhoods, exploring all the development happening in Midtown. Focused around Yonge Street, ... read more

architectsAlliance's Sixty Colborne Rising at King and Church

Sixty Colborne Condos, Toronto, by Freed, Carttera, architectsAlliance
March 6, 2017 4:56 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In June of 2016, Sixty Colborne Condos was just beginning to peek above grade following a year and a half of site preparation and laborious below-grade construction. By contrast, the months ... read more