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Cadillac Fairview's Shops at Don Mills Becoming More Pedestrian Friendly

Shops at Don Mills, Toronto, by Cadillac Fairview
May 4, 2016 11:45 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Belying its location at the car-happy corner of Don Mills and Lawrence Avenue East, Cadillac Fairview's Shops at Don Mills is one of Toronto's more walkable retail plazas. In contrast to the strip ... read more

Below Grade Levels Rising at GWL's 43 Gerrard West

43 Gerrard West, GWL, IBI Group Architects, Toronto
May 3, 2016 2:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
While condominium towers remain the major player in Toronto's continuing housing boom, an increasing number of rental towers are being pushed forward around the city. One such tower—GWL Realty ... read more

U of T: Jackman Law Faculty Takes Shape on Queens Park Crescent

May 3, 2016 12:50 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Embracing the curve of Queens Park Crescent as it rounds the corner northwest of Ontario's parliament, the University of Toronto Faculty of Law is taking on a more prominent presence as the $37.5 ... read more

U of T: Jackman Institute of Child Study Undergoing Redevelopment

Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study
May 3, 2016 11:00 am | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Thanks in large part to generous donations from Dr. Eric Jackman and Margaret and Wallace McCain, the Jackman Institute of Child Study—part of the University of Toronto's Ontario Institute for ... read more

33 Avenue Road's 'Vertical Forest' Evolves Again

33 Avenue Road, Toronto, by Empire Communities, Greybrook Capital, Zeidler
May 3, 2016 9:00 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Continuing its long-running design saga, the proposal for Toronto's 33 Avenue Road development has changed once again. With documentation for a site plan approval submitted to the City of Toronto ... read more

Long-Awaited Crane Removal Underway at L Tower

May 2, 2016 2:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since topping out a final height of 58 storeys back in 2013, the curving profile of the Studio Daniel Libeskind-designed L-Tower has been marked by the presence of a tower crane ... read more

Arc Condominiums to be the Crown Jewel of Daniels Erin Mills

Arc, Daniels Erin Mills, Daniels Corporation, Kirkor Architects Planners, HOK
May 2, 2016 1:00 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Soon to become what the Daniels Corporation refers to as the crown jewel of Daniels Erin Mills—a master-planned mixed-use community sprouting up at the southwest corner of ... read more

Cladding Seals Off LJM's Appleby Gardens in Burlington

Appleby Gardens Condominiums, LJM Developments, Icon Architects, Burlington
May 2, 2016 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Strong residential demand continues to support the construction of new condominium developments in the Hamilton-Burlington area, many of which are shedding the established suburban built form and ... read more

Edilcan Proposal Adds More Residential Density Along 427 Corridor

Edilcan, 2 Gibbs Road, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Toronto
April 29, 2016 3:00 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Details of a new major residential development along Highway 427 at Bloor Street West have been revealed through a rezoning application recently submitted by Edilcan for a 2.6-hectare lot at 2 ... read more

Development Adding Affordable Units to Wilson Station Community

Rocket Condos, Toronto, by Metropia, SMV Architects
April 29, 2016 2:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Last week, UrbanToronto reported on the large-scale redevelopment plans for the Wilson Station area. read more

Tower Crane at Plaza's Musée Condos Comes Down in Timelapse

Musée condos Toronto, Quadrangle Architects, Plaza
April 29, 2016 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Plaza's Musée Condos has achieved a major milestone in its construction, with the recent disassembly and removal of the tower crane used to build the 17-storey condominium ... read more

First Gulf Proposes 18-Storey Office Tower at 25 Ontario Street

25 Ontario Street, Toronto, by First Gulf, Sweeney &Co Architects
April 28, 2016 4:53 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
To many, the King East area doesn't immediately come to mind as one of Toronto's development hotspots. Some blocks away from the St. Lawrence Market and the Distillery District—and with the ... read more

Multi-Tower Mixed Use Development Proposed for Kennedy and the 401

The Kennedys, SAMM Developments, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Toronto
April 28, 2016 3:18 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
The intersection of Kennedy Road and Highway 401 has been a hotbed of development activity in recent years, with Tridel's Metrogate community adding new residential density to the Scarborough ... read more

E Condos' South Tower Reaches Grade at Yonge and Eglinton

E Condos, Bazis, Metropia, RioCan, Toronto, Rosario "Roy" Varacalli
April 28, 2016 2:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction has crossed a major milestone at the site of Bazis, Metropia, and RioCan's E Condos, as the Rosario "Roy" Varacalli-designed development's taller 58-storey ... read more

Shoring Underway at Mississauga Site of VANDYK's The Craftsman

The Craftsman Condominium Residences, VANDYK, SMV, Mississauga
April 28, 2016 1:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the months since the June 2015 ground breaking ceremony for VANDYK group of companies' The Craftsman Condominium Residences, much work has been done at the site of the ... read more

LJM's Waterview Condominiums Growing in Grimsby

Waterview Condominiums, LJM Developments, Icon Architects, Grimsby
April 28, 2016 11:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
As real estate values in Toronto continue to grow, many buyers are looking to other municipalities in the GTHA for competitive pricing within reach of the city. About 50 kilometres south of ... read more

Fuse 2 Condos Taking Its Place On Davenport Village Skyline

Fuse and Fuse 2 Condos, Neudorfer, Barrett Architect, Burka Architects
April 27, 2016 5:50 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
In the rapidly changing neighbourhood that is Davenport Village, Neudorfer Corporation's Fuse2 Condos is not far from joining the first Fuse tower at its final height and shape. ... read more