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The Madison Grows Taller on Eglinton Avenue

The Madison, Kirkor Architects, Madison Homes, Toronto
July 24, 2015 2:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Yonge-Eglinton skyline is looking a fair bit denser as work progresses on Madison Homes' The Madison, a Kirkor Architects-designed development consisting of 33 and 36-storey ... read more

Broadview Hotel Rebuild Kickstarting Riverside Transformation

Broadview Hotel, ERA Architects, Streetcar Developments, Toronto, Riverside
July 24, 2015 12:00 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
One of Toronto's iconic heritage buildings is finally being revitalized as work is underway at the New Broadview Hotel on the corner of Queen Street and Broadview Avenue in Toronto's Riverside ... read more

Lifetime Developments Proposes Condos at King and Dufferin

1182 & 1221 King West, Lifetime Developments, Core Architects, Toronto
July 22, 2015 3:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new development proposal has been submitted by Lifetime Developments to the City of Toronto asking for rezoning that would allow the construction of two new condominium towers at ... read more

Aerial Views Reveal Regent Park Progress So Far and To Come

Regent Park, The Daniels Corporation, Toronto Community Housing, TCHC
July 22, 2015 1:11 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The redevelopment of Regent Park, Canada's oldest and largest public housing project, is only part-way done, though the transformation of this community has already largely erased age-old stigmas ... read more

Concept Plan Revealed for CityPlace Schools and Community Centre

Block 31, Toronto, by City of Toronto, ZAS Architects Inc.
July 21, 2015 5:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Over the last two decades, Toronto's former railway lands have undergone a remarkable transformation, as high-rise residential towers now stand where, not so long ago, an empty and sullen expanse ... read more

Exploring Post House Condos' Historic Meets Modern Courtyard

Post House Condominiums, Alterra Group of Companies, Wallman Architects, Toronto
July 21, 2015 3:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Residents are now moving into Alterra Group of Companies' recently completed Post House Condos as finishing touches wrap up on the 21-storey condominium tower at Adelaide and ... read more

Aura Illuminates Downtown Night as Lights Tested

Aura at College Park, Toronto , by Canderel, Graziani + Corazza Architects
July 21, 2015 11:16 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Last night, residents across the city got a preview of the striking light fixture at Canderel's Aura at College Park. The vertical configuration of LED lights was prominent against the night sky, ... read more

IT Lofts Repairing Gap in Little Italy Street Wall

IT Lofts under construction on College Street in Toronto
July 17, 2015 5:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Most of the 150 or so cranes that rise into the air above Toronto are drawing towers into our skyline, but not every construction site in town is appropriate for a high-rise. The City also wants ... read more

Laneway Bridge Being Constructed at Freed's Sixty Colborne Site

Sixty Colborne condos, Freed, Carttera, architectsAlliance, Toronto
July 17, 2015 10:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Early-stage construction is making progress at the site of Freed Developments and Carttera Private Equities' Sixty Colborne, a 25-storey, architectsAlliance-designed ... read more

Podium Levels Taking Shape at Concert's 88 Scott Street

88 Scott Street, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
July 16, 2015 5:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another future skyscraper is rising in Downtown Toronto, as podium levels are now forming at the site of Concert Properties' 88 Scott, a 58-storey Page + Steele / IBI Group ... read more

Sheridan College's Hazel McCallion Campus Growing with Bridge

Hazel McCallion Campus at Sheridan College, Mississauga
July 15, 2015 12:12 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Situated between two buildings, and with a pedestrian bridge above, the new entrance to a Mississauga college campus is beginning to resemble the ceremonial gates that typically shape the ... read more

Preparatory Work Progressing for Bazis and Plaza's 1 Yorkville

1 Yorkville, Bazis, Plaza, Roy Varacalli, ERA Architects, Toronto
July 14, 2015 2:16 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Preparatory work is proceeding in advance of Bazis and Plaza's 1 Yorkville, a new 58-storey Rosario Varacalli-designed condominium tower that will add 577 new homes to the ... read more

Aitken Place Park Design Evolves Following Public Feedback

Aitken Place Park, Waterfront Toronto, Scott Torrance, Thomas Balsley
July 13, 2015 1:30 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Sherbourne Common and Canada's Sugar Beach are two of Waterfront Toronto's recent success stories. They have both transformed former industrial lands in the East Bayfront into public ... read more

Food Retailer Announced for Bay Adelaide East Heritage Podium

Bay Adelaide Centre, Toronto by Brookfield Office Properties, KPMB
July 13, 2015 1:08 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
When we last checked in on construction progress at the Bay Adelaide Centre East, the tower's complex, self-climbing cranes were in the process of being dismantled, while the 44 storey building's ... read more

Multi-Tower Mixed-Use Community Approved for Scarborough

675 Progress Avenue, Selkirk Investments, regionalArchitects
July 13, 2015 11:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The first phase of a major new mixed-use development has been granted zoning approval by City Council for the McCowan and 401 area, just east of Scarborough City Centre. Planned for Progress ... read more

Slate of New Mid-Rise Developments Transforming Kingston Road

The Southwood, Streetcar Developments, TACT Architecture, Toronto
July 10, 2015 5:38 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Over the next few years, the once sleepy stretch of Kingston Road of the Upper Beaches neighbourhood in east Toronto will breathe new life as a host of new condo development projects are set to ... read more

City Council Approves Diva Condo west of Bathurst on Sheppard

Diva Condos, Torbel, KFA Architects, Toronto
July 10, 2015 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A City Council on July 7, approval was given for zoning amendments needed for a new mid-rise condominium development from developer Torbel at 741-747 Sheppard Avenue West, located on the ... read more

Finishing Touches Finalizing Aesthetic of Allied's QRC West

Queen Richmond Centre West, QRC, Allied, Sweeny &Co, Stephenson
July 9, 2015 3:47 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Allied Properties REIT's Queen Richmond Centre West, or QRC West, is adding 17 floors of new office space to Toronto's Entertainment District, an area that has experienced a massive influx of ... read more

Pan Am Village Now, New Toronto Neighbourhood Next

Pan Am Village, West Don Lands, Canary District, DundeeKilmer, Toronto
July 7, 2015 6:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
At Cherry and Front Streets to the east of Downtown, the brand new Pan Am Village is now becoming the temporary Toronto home for 10,000 people. read more

Yorkdale Mall Expansion Now Rising in View of Allen Road

Yorkdale Mall, Oxford Property Management, AIMco, Toronto by MMC architecture
July 7, 2015 3:38 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
When we last checked in on Yorkdale Mall's ongoing expansion in March, the mall's latest addition—which is set to house over 40 new retailers including a flagship Nordstrom location—was just ... read more