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Hotel X Closing In on Final Height at Exhibition Place

Hotel X, The Library Hotel Collection, Exhibition Place, NORR, Brookfield
February 20, 2015 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of The Library Hotel Collection's 406-suite Hotel X at Exhibition Place has made significant progress since we last covered the project back in September ... read more

Touring Ryerson University's New Student Learning Centre

Ryerson University Student Learning Centre, Toronto, Snøhetta, Zeidler
February 19, 2015 7:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yonge Street's newest landmark, the Ryerson University Student Learning Centre, is set to open its doors on Monday, February 23, providing new study space for students of the academic ... read more

East of Downtown: Growth to Watch For in 2015

East of Downtown: Growth to Watch For in 2015
February 18, 2015 6:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
After a week of what seemed like new building announcements every day, we are digging back into our overview series of development growth areas to watch across Toronto in 2015. We have ... read more

Freed and CD Capital's Art Shoppe Condos Coming to Yonge Street

Art Shoppe Condos, Freed Developments, CD Capital, architectsAlliance, Toronto
February 17, 2015 3:46 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Yonge and Eglinton area is growing up fast, and the transformation has resulted in the redevelopment of a few neighbourhood landmarks in recent years, including the original North Toronto ... read more

Cladding now Appearing as The Madison Rises on Eglinton

The Madison condos, Madison Homes, Kirkor Architects, Eglinton, Toronto
February 17, 2015 12:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Like many areas of the city, Yonge and Eglinton is experiencing a high-rise growth spurt fueled by the soaring housing market. Further fueling this growth here is the promise of better transit in ... read more

Phantom Developments Proposes 64-Storey Tower in Yorkville

8 Cumberland, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Phantom Developments, Toronto
February 13, 2015 6:07 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Bloor-Yorkville area's growing number of condominium developments continues to add even more life and vitality into what is already one of Toronto's most vibrant, walkable areas. The trend of ... read more

Preliminary Plans Emerge for Inn on the Park Redevelopment

On The Park, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Tridel, Toronto
February 13, 2015 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Preliminary plans have emerged for the redevelopment for the former Inn on the Park hotel site on Leslie Street north of Eglinton Avenue. We can now confirm the involvement of ... read more

Humber College Expanding Twice at Lakeshore Campus

Humber College, Moriyama & Teshima, Lakeshore, Toronto
February 13, 2015 3:27 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Established in 1967, Humber is one of Canada’s leading postsecondary institutions, serving 27,000 full-time students and 56,000 continuing education registrants. Humber College will soon reinforce ... read more

Sunnybrook Plaza Redevelopment Calls for Retail and Residential

660 Eglinton Avenue East by Turner Fleischer Architects
February 13, 2015 1:14 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sunnybrook Plaza was the first of many suburban strip plazas built in Toronto in the mid-20th century. The plaza opened in 1952 at the northeast corner of Bayview and Eglinton, and has been ... read more

25-Storey Condominium Proposed for 2313 Lake Shore in Mimico

2313 Lake Shore Blvd West, Toronto
February 12, 2015 5:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
High-rise development is bringing about a massive transformation of Etobicoke's waterfront, primarily at its east end in the booming Humber Bay Shores community. Other stretches of the Etobicoke ... read more

Below Grade Floors Progressing at Tridel's Ten York

Ten York Street condos, Tridel, Wallman Architects, Toronto
February 12, 2015 1:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been watching Tridel's Ten York progress since construction started back in 2014, covering events and milestones including the discovery of a long-buried historic wharf ... read more

Touring Trump: A Peek Inside the Luxurious Residences

Trademark Trump sign hangs off the north side, image by Marcus Mitanis
February 11, 2015 6:55 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Nestled amongst the soaring bank towers of Toronto's financial heart, the Trump International Hotel and Tower has quickly become known for its luxurious five star suites. Of the 118 ... read more

The Tree House Brings Bold Design to Gerrard East of Victoria Park

5468796 Architecture, Symmetry Developments, Fortress Real Developments, toronto
February 11, 2015 5:00 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The condo building boom that has been reshaping Toronto for several years now is beginning to offer a wider variety of buildings and architectural styles. First concentrated in the downtown core, ... read more

Fuse Condos to Transform the Intersection of Dupont & Lansdowne

Neudorfer Corporation, Channington Developments, Fuse Condos, Barrett Architect
February 11, 2015 12:54 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Toronto's Davenport Village is undergoing a drastic transformation, as the formerly industrial lands between Lansdowne Avenue to the east, Dupont Street to the south, Davenport Road to the North ... read more

Demolition Clears the Way for Symmetry's Origami on Bathurst

Origami Condos, Teeple Architects, Symmetry Developments, Toronto
February 10, 2015 6:06 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work on a modestly sized yet strikingly designed mid-rise condominium development got under way earlier this month as a two-storey brick building at 202-204 Bathurst Street—a short distance north ... read more

Below-Grade Floors Progressing at Concert's 88 Scott Street

88 Scott Street condos, Toronto, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group
February 10, 2015 4:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Below-grade construction is progressing at the site of Concert Properties' 88 Scott, with concrete and steel quickly working its way up to street level. The 58-storey Page + Steele ... read more

Initial Glimpse into The Future of Two Yonge Street Proposals

St. Charles Tavern, Fire Hall, Toronto, Yonge Street, Toronto Archives,
February 10, 2015 1:33 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
In a city undergoing massive transformation like Toronto, old landmarks which have found a place in our civic minds are always subject to the winds of change. Yonge Street and its eclectic mix of ... read more

A First Look at Plans for the 47-Storey 55 Eglinton East

55 Eglinton Avenue East, Kirkor Architects, State Building Group, Toronto
February 9, 2015 5:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Redevelopment plans for 55 Eglinton Avenue East have been posted on the City of Toronto website coinciding with the release of the City's preliminary report on the rezoning application, and ... read more

Plaza's 30 Widmer to Feature Design by Quadrangle Architects

30 Widmer Street, 313 Adelaide, Quadrangle Architects, Plaza
February 9, 2015 1:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's booming Entertainment District remains a hotbed of condominium construction activity, and new development proposals are filling in the last of the once plentiful gaps in the local urban ... read more

Design Revealed for Menkes' Waterfront Innovation Centre

Looking east at the proposed Waterfront Innovation Centre, image by Menkes
February 6, 2015 5:30 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Change is once again coming to the East Bayfront after Waterfront Toronto and Menkes Developments officially announced today the addition of a 350,000 square foot office complex. Located just ... read more