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Mirvish+Gehry Website Revamped, Social Media Established

Looking north at the King Street frontage of the Mirvish+Gehry towers, image cou
August 16, 2013 5:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Projectcore, the company behind plans for the landmark Mirvish+Gehry proposal in Toronto's Entertainment District, has revamped their website for the project while also establishing both a ... read more

Big Changes in the works at Yorkville and Avenue Road

Hazelton Lanes, 140 Yorkville, York Square, First Capital, Empire, GreyBrook
August 16, 2013 3:45 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Toronto's Yorkville area has gone from prim village to down-on-its-luck to bohemian quarter to upscale destination over many years. It's now the city's premiere shopping and haute couture ... read more

Celsius Condos And Townhomes Rising In North York

Celsius Condos North York Toronto Finch Station
August 16, 2013 12:50 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Near the northern limits of Toronto is the site for Celsius Condos, a new development by Shiu Pong Developments. Nestled between North York Centre and Finch stations, to location will appeal to ... read more

Ei8hty8 Condos Soon to Rise at Yonge and Sheppard

Ei8hty8 Condos 88 Minto Group Rafael + Bigauskas North York
August 16, 2013 11:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yet another high-rise condominium is on the rise in the ever-densifying North York City Centre area. Just east of the busy intersection of Yonge and Sheppard, construction is underway at Minto ... read more

X2 Condos Progressing at Charles and Jarvis Streets

X2 Condominiums, Toronto
August 15, 2013 5:00 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Two months ago we reported on the progress to date of the Mies van der Rohe-inspired X2 Condominiums, just then getting the first of its TD Centre-style glazing. Since that time, much ... read more

Condos and Community Space proposed for 200 Dundas East

Page + Steele/IBI Group, 200 DUndas East, Easton's Group
August 15, 2013 4:25 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Toronto's downtown east side has been the place of much change over the city's history. From posh luxury to working industry and blue collar neighbourhoods, the area's future seems destined for ... read more

Steady Progress at Oxford's RBC WaterPark Place III

RBC WaterPark Place III Oxford Properties WZMH Architects Toronto
August 14, 2013 1:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
For years, the area between Harbourfront and the rail corridor in downtown Toronto has sported more than its share of surface parking lots. The late 1980s gave us WaterPark Place, our ... read more

Photo Update of Southcore Financial Centre and Delta Toronto

Southcore Financial Centre and Delta Hotel, Great West Life, bcIMC
August 14, 2013 12:05 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
With the exterior cladding nearing the uppermost floors of its second and third towers, the Southcore Financial Centre and Delta Hotel (SFC) complex is that much closer to ... read more

Liberty Place Condos Steadily Growing in Liberty Village

Liberty Place, Liberty Village, Toronto
August 13, 2013 1:50 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Liberty Village—a neighbourhood currently undergoing plenty of development courtesy of the CanAlfa Group and others—is bustling with rising towers and construction crews hard at work as they ... read more

A Timeline of One Bloor East's Recent Progress at Yonge and Bloor

One Bloor East Great Gulf Homes Hariri Pontarini Cecconi Simone Toronto
August 13, 2013 1:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the seemingly endless procession of groundbreakings, crane installations and other project milestones, it has become increasingly difficult to stay up to date on Toronto’s many construction ... read more

Nicholas Residences Taking Shape Near Yonge and Bloor

Nicholas Residences, Toronto condos by UrbanCapital
August 12, 2013 7:20 pm | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
An update today on construction of the Nicholas Residences near Yonge and Bloor. Over the past month, UrbanToronto members have posted a number of photos in our Forum showing how construction ... read more

Graywood and Beaverhall's The Mercer Climbs towards Street Level

August 12, 2013 2:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The continuing growth spurt in Toronto’s Entertainment District has produced several high-rise condominiums over the past few years, with many more currently progressing through the planning and ... read more

Demolition Proceeding at Future Howard Park Condos Site

Howard Park condos, Roncesvalles, Toronto
August 9, 2013 10:45 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
"Construction Starting Soon" reads the sign erected on the site of Trimuph Development's future Howard Park condos in the Roncesvalles Avenue and Dundas Street West area, and from what recent ... read more

First Look: The Nest Condos Coming to Hillcrest Village

The Nest St. Clair Avenue Midtown Toronto Condos
August 8, 2013 10:40 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Coming to St. Clair Avenue between Christie and Oakwood is 'The Nest'. A new condo development subtitled Residences Of Hillcrest Village, the land The Nest will be built on now comprises 829 ... read more

Mixed-Use Building in the works for 219 Bathurst north of Queen

August 7, 2013 1:45 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
New living spaces may be coming to Bathurst north of Queen in the future, if a development proposal is approved for 219 and 221 Bathurst Street. York West Developments has filed for ... read more

Loblaws Thinking Big at Lake Shore and Bathurst

architectsAlliance, Loblaws, Wittington Properties Limited
August 6, 2013 3:25 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Grocery giant Loblaws has submitted a revised and much expanded plan to the City of Toronto for the redevelopment of its former head office and warehouse at Bathurst Street and Lake ... read more

Quartz and Spectra Rising into the Sky at Concord CityPlace

Quartz and Spectra, Concord CityPlace, Toronto
August 6, 2013 1:35 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Concord Adex's latest condominiums under construction at CityPlace - Quartz and Spectra - have risen well above ground level—even above ground level across the street at Canoe Landing Park, the ... read more

Towers Rising at Emerald Park Condos at Yonge and Sheppard

Emerald Park Condos, Bazis, Metropia, Plazacorp, Varacalli, North York
August 6, 2013 12:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Serving as the gateway to, and exit from North York’s increasingly dense city centre, Yonge and Sheppard accommodates hundreds of thousands of commuters per day travelling by both car and subway. ... read more

Backstage Moves Closer to Grade along the Rail Corridor

Backstage condos construction, Toronto Cityzen Fernbrook Castlepoint
August 2, 2013 4:25 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Increasing density means finding new ways to live in tight spaces. In Downtown Toronto this is becoming ever more true with new condos springing up where once warehourses and parking lots stood. ... read more

NCNC Pairs Design with Affordability in East York and Weston

Neighbourhood Concepts Non-Profit Corporation, HCA Architecture, Lomax Realty
August 1, 2013 5:00 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
In Toronto's hot condo market, rising prices have driven some would-be homeowners out of the market as affordable options are often not available. Neighbourhood Concepts Non-Profit Corporation ... read more