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Topping Off June 2014: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off June 2014
July 2, 2014 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The month of June brought us the official start of Summer, but also plenty of news, new projects and Forum discussions. To recap the last month on UrbanToronto, we have compiled the top ten news ... read more

Construction Progress at King + Condos on King and Sherbourne

King + Condos, King Plus Development, TACT Architecture, ERA Architects
July 2, 2014 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
At the southeast corner of King and Sherbourne Streets, King Plus Development's eponymous condominium is now rising. Designed by TACT Architecture with heritage work overseen ... read more

Ken Tanenbaum of the Kilmer Group Talks Pan Am Athletes' Village

Canary District, DundeeKilmer, 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games
June 30, 2014 12:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
UrbanToronto’s Stephanie Calvet recently sat down with Kenneth Tanenbaum, Vice Chairman of the Kilmer Group to discuss the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletes’ Village in ... read more

Demolitions Clear Way for E Condos at Yonge and Eglinton

E Condos, Bazis, RioCan, Metropia, Rosario Varacalli, Yonge Eglinton, Toronto
June 30, 2014 11:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Steady progress is being made at the site of Bazis, Metropia and RioCan's E Condos, a Rosario Varacalli-designed development featuring 58 and ... read more

Brookfield's Bay Adelaide Centre East Tower Hits a Milestone

Brookfield, Bay Adelaide Centre East
June 30, 2014 10:30 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Summer is always a treat. For most it's the higher temperatures, the longer days, and the seasonal abundance of outdoor activities. For us, summer is also exciting because of the faster rate at ... read more

Crane Comes Down at Plaza's Ivory on Adelaide

Ivory on Adelaide, Plaza, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
June 23, 2014 5:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Less than a week since we last checked in on Plaza's Ivory on Adelaide, the project hit a major milestone this Saturday, with the removal of its tower crane. The ... read more

FIVE Condos Continues to Grow near Yonge and Wellesley

FIVE Condos, MOD, Graywood, Hariri Pontarini Architects, ERA, Toronto
June 23, 2014 2:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
About a half dozen floors from topping off along Yonge Street is FIVE Condos by MOD, Graywood and Five St. Joseph Developments. The development combines a ... read more

Cladding Installation Under Way at U of T Goldring Sports Complex

University of Toronto, Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport, MJM, Patkau
June 23, 2014 10:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction has progressed on The University of Toronto's new Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport to the point where cladding is now being installed on the building's ... read more

The Heathview's North Tower Crane Comes Down

Pieces of the tower crane are removed. Image by Morguard.
June 20, 2014 8:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The crane from the North Tower of the 30-storey twin building rental complex, The Heathview, was removed this past weekend. The intricate process involved the use of a mobile crane to disassemble ... read more

Continued Progress at Emerald Park Condos in North York

Emerald Park Condos, Metropia, Plaza, Bazis, Rosario Roy Varacalli, Toronto
June 19, 2014 3:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
What is shaping up as a real landmark in North York's increasingly urban city centre is pushing closer to completion as crews continue working away on Metropia, Bazis, Plaza's ... read more

Redevelopment Plans For 'The Coffin Factory' In The Works

Niagara Street Toronto Coffin Factory Downtown Ontario
June 19, 2014 3:15 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Sitting at the southeast corner of Niagara and Tecumseth Streets is a historic structure known to locals as The Coffin Factory as the large scale building was indeed once a prominent factory for ... read more

Demolition Under Way at Chinatown Site of Dragon Condos

Dragon Condos, Ideal Developments, Young Wright / IBI Group Architects, Toronto
June 19, 2014 10:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Demolition is under way at 270 Spadina Avenue in the heart of Toronto's bustling Chinatown, in advance of construction for Dragon Condos, a 10-storey condominium from Ideal ... read more

Aerial Views Illustrate Growth at Great Gulf's One Bloor East

One Bloor East, Great Gulf Homes, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
June 18, 2014 2:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
UrbanToronto's growing body of Forum contributors have been keeping a close eye on the construction progress of Great Gulf Homes' One Bloor East. When we last visited ... read more

Transformation of RioCan's Yonge Eglinton Centre Continues

Yonge Eglinton Centre, RioCan, Page+Steele / IBI Group Architects, Toronto
June 18, 2014 12:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Anchoring the northwest corner at Yonge and Eglinton in Midtown Toronto, RioCan's Yonge Eglinton Centre has been a major provider of retail and office space for the area since ... read more

Continued Progress at The Berwick Near Yonge and Eglinton

The Berwick and CityTowns Andrin Homes The Brown Group Page + Steele Toronto
June 17, 2014 4:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction continues at The Berwick and CityTowns by Andrin Homes and The Brown Group of Companies, a 17-storey, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed ... read more

Details Make for Eye-catching Exterior at Plaza's Ivory on Adelaide

Ivory on Adelaide, Plaza, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
June 17, 2014 2:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was in February when we last checked in on the construction progress of Plaza's Ivory on Adelaide, a new condominium development being built on Adelaide just east of Sherbourne ... read more

Phase 2 and Phase 3 Overlap at Regent Park Revitalization

Buildings coming down for Phase 3, while Phase 2 rises behind it, Regent Park
June 16, 2014 2:10 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Over the years Regent Park has been in the news for many reasons, and over the years those reasons have made a turnabout, from stories of trouble to ones of hope, and now to ones of results. We ... read more

Construction Continues on Yorkdale Shopping Centre Expansion

Yorkdale Shopping Centre Expansion, MMC Architects, Oxford Properties, Nordstrom
June 13, 2014 6:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The $331 million expansion of AIMCo and Oxford’s landmark Yorkdale Shopping Centre, now celebrating its 50th anniversary, continues to progress with excavation now ... read more

Cadillac Fairview's Expansion of Sherway Gardens Progressing

View of the North expansion at Sherway Gardens, image by Craig White
June 13, 2014 6:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It's not just condos and office towers that make up the seemingly constant growth that Toronto is seeing these days. Another of the sectors that is seeing a huge amount of investment is our retail ... read more

Catching Up With Construction at HNR Dundas Square Tower

HNR Dundas Square Tower, Diamond Schmitt, Page + Steele / IBI Group, ERA
June 13, 2014 11:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
To the immediate south of Yonge-Dundas Square, construction is progressing on the HNR Dundas Square Tower by HNR Properties. Designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, Page + ... read more