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Templar Hotel Inches Toward Opening

Templar Hotel in Toronto by Del Terrelonge and RHED
September 21, 2010 3:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Will it or won't it? Possibly Toronto's longest gestating current development, the Templar Hotel on Adelaide Street West by Peter Street, is finally promised to open sometime this fall. The ... read more

Quick Pic: The Yorkville Residences Condo By Lifetime Developments Is Getting A Sales Centre

The Yorkville in Toronto by Lifetime Developments and Wallman Architects
September 21, 2010 3:23 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Another condo is coming to the Yorkville area. The Yorkville Residences, to be located at Davenport and McMurrich, is the product of Lifetime Developments. The 31 storey condo is being designed by ... read more

Ancillary Buildings at Canada Malting Silos Coming Down

Canadian Malting Silos in Toronto
September 20, 2010 12:38 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member achender captured these images of demolition that is now underway on the ancillary buildings at the Canada Malting site at the west end of Toronto's Harbour. The former grain ... read more

Tribute's Communities' New Residences At The RCMI Condo Starts With A Tear Down

RCMI Condos in Toronto by Tribute Communites and Zeidlier Architects
September 20, 2010 12:35 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work begins on the new Residences at the RCMI condo which will be located at 426 University Avenue. The front facade of the former The Royal Canadian Military Institute building, as shown by ... read more

Hullmark and Tridel's Hullmark Centre Underway In North York City Centre

Hullmark Centre in North York City Centre by Tridel and Kirkor Architects
September 17, 2010 12:03 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Tridel and Hullmark's huge Hullmark Centre project at the southeast corner of Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue is underway with the demolition of the plaza on the site. The plaza, which had a ... read more

Brandy Lane Homes Announces The Station Condos On Wilson

Station Condominiums in Toronto by Brandy Lane Homes and SMV Architects
September 17, 2010 12:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Brandy Lane Homes, who built the Loggia project on the Queensway west of Islington in Etobicoke, are now launching a similar project on Wilson Avenue. The Station Condos is a modernist, two-tower ... read more

Menkes Developed Lumiere Condo Closing In On Completion

Lumiere Condos in Toronto by Menkes Development and Wallman Architects
September 16, 2010 11:35 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Here we see the Menkes developed Lumiere condo as it nears completion. Located on Bay Street just south of College, the 32 storey building was designed by Wallman Architects. We do like the design ... read more

Urban Capital's Boutique Condos Attracting Eyeballs

Boutique in Toronto by Urban Capital, Malibu and Alit with ZAS Architects
September 15, 2010 11:10 am | by Craig White | Comments
Now that the exterior of the second phase 35-storey tower at Boutique Condos is all but finished, eyeballs are turning towards its staggered balconies, pronounced shadows, and sky-reflecting ... read more

Great Gulf Homes and Lifetime's New X2 Condo Get's Underway

X2 Condos in Toronto by Great Gulf Homes, Lifetime Development and Wallman
September 15, 2010 11:03 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Construction begins on the new X2 condo to be located at 101 Charles Street East. The Great Gulf Homes and Lifetime Developments project is being designed by Wallman Architects. The followup to X ... read more

TIFF Bell Lightbox: Urban Toronto's Exploration Continued

TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto
September 14, 2010 2:19 pm | by Doug Convoy | Comments
Urban Toronto’s exploration of TIFF Bell Lightbox continues inside the extensive facility, going up, down, and around the different levels, into spaces large and small. KPMB Architect's deft ... read more

Shangri-La Hotel and Condos Hinting At Its Future Size

Living Shangri-La Hotel and Condominiums, Toronto
September 14, 2010 1:14 pm | by Craig White | Comments

Quick Pic: Discovery Condos Rising At Concord Park Place In North York

Discovery 1 & 2 at Concord Park Place in Toronto by Concord Adex, Quadrangle Arc
September 14, 2010 11:57 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Concord Adex, famous for developing the massive Concord CityPlace development downtown, has a second major project underway in the city. This one is called Concord Park Place and it is being ... read more

Quick Pic: Excavation Begins On Cityzen and Fernbrook's Waterlink At Pier 27

Waterlink at Pier 27 Condominiums Toronto by Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes
September 14, 2010 2:38 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Excavation work has begun on Waterlink at Pier 27. The four condo buildings, each 14 storeys tall, are being developed by Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes. Located right on the waterfront at 25 Queen's ... read more

Quick Pic(s): First Canadian Place Re-Cladding Slowly Being Revealed

First Canadian Place Recladding by Shannon and B+H Architects in Toronto
September 13, 2010 1:31 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work proceeds on the re-cladding of First Canadian Place. For the first time we can see the glass clearly and we like what we see. We especially like the the dark corner panels. Work on the ... read more

Quick Pic: Public Art Component Being Added Outside Of Concord Adex's Montage Condo

Montage Condos in Toronto by Concord Adex
September 10, 2010 1:02 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Public art component currently being installed on the north side of the Concord Adex developed Montage Condo. The 47 storey KPMB Architects designed tower is a part of the CityPlace development ... read more

Edenshaw's Chaz Yorkville Condos To Feature Wild Amenities

Chaz Yorkville in Toronto by Edenshaw and Charles LTD., Page + Steele Architects
September 10, 2010 12:59 pm | by Craig White | Comments
More details have been released about Chaz Yorkville, 45 Charles Ltd & Edenshaw Homes' new condo project on Charles Street, just east of Yonge Street in downtown Toronto. The 39-storey ... read more

Canderel Stoneridge's Aura Condo Set To Rise 75 Storeys

The crane at the site of Aura Condos peeks out. Photo by caltrane74.
September 9, 2010 4:37 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The crane for the the new 75 storey Aura Condo peaks out from behind retail on Yonge Street. The Canderel Stoneridge developed building, which is designed by Graziani + ... read more

Daniel's Festival Tower Condo Lights Up The Night Just In Time For TIFF

Festival Tower and the Bell Lightbox by Daniels and KPMB.
September 9, 2010 4:17 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Festival Tower, the 42 storey condo that sits on top of TIFF's new Bell Lightbox headquarters, has finally turned on the lights. The lights being the lantern at the top of the ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Breaks Ground On Don River Park

Waterfront Toronto Chair Mark Wilson speaking to the crowd at Don River Park
September 9, 2010 4:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Urban Toronto filled the front spot at the groundbreaking for Waterfront Toronto's Don River Park in the West Don Lands yesterday afternoon. Assembled stakeholders, politicos, and press gathered ... read more

Tiff. | Bell Lightbox Days From Opening

Fisheye glance at the Lightbox and Festival Tower under construction
September 9, 2010 3:09 pm | by Craig White | Comments
TIFF Bell Lightbox is finally here! Over the next week, Urban Toronto will be giving you insider access to this long-awaited, new heart of Toronto's internationally-acclaimed film community. Our ... read more