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Streetcar set to launch The Taylor in Leslieville this Spring

The Taylor in Leslieville, Toronto, Streetcar Developments, TACT Architecture
November 28, 2013 1:00 pm | by Michael Harris | Comments
Like the Junction in the west end, Leslieville in the east is yet another one of those Toronto neighbourhoods that has transitioned from drab and industrial into hip and desirable in a relatively ... read more

Shape of Things to Come on Charles: New Angles on CHAZ Yorkville

CHAZ Yorkville, Edenshaw, Page + Steele, 45 Charles Ltd.,Toronto, Yorkville
November 27, 2013 3:10 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Despite the colder weather rolling in, construction crews are still hard at work on scads of developments throughout the city. One of these, CHAZ Yorkville Condos, located on Charles Street East, ... read more

Construction Continues on The Berwick's Final Floors

The Berwick and CityTowns Andrin Homes The Brown Group Page + Steele Toronto
November 27, 2013 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been roughly one month since we last checked in on The Berwick and CityTowns, a mid-rise condominium and townhome development by Andrin Homes and The Brown Group of ... read more

ME Condos Collaborates with Community in Scarborough

ME Condos, Toronto, Lash Group of Companies, Turner Fleisher Architects
November 26, 2013 5:45 pm | by Michael Harris | Comments
Development in Scarborough has been something of a hot topic of late with what seemed like an endless tug-of-war over the future of public transit in the northeastern corner of the former city. By ... read more

Debate Over Mirvish+Gehry Redevelopment Proposal Heats Up

Mirvish+Gehry Toronto, Projectcore, Gehry Achitects, Toronto, Ontarios
November 26, 2013 5:00 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
The proposal for the Mirvish+Gehry development has been polarizing ever since it was first presented. Proponents of the Projectcore development argue that Toronto needs to get over its timidity, ... read more

Returning to Waterlink at Pier 27: Part 2 - Cladding and Surfaces

Waterlink at Pier 27 Cityzen Fernbrook Homes architectsAlliance Toronto
November 26, 2013 12:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This is the second installment in our recent tour of Cityzen and Fernbrook’s Waterlink at Pier 27.  If you haven’t checked out part one yet, we recommend that you follow this link before ... read more

1 Yorkville Condo Appears at the Design Review Panel

1 Yorkville condos concept: Looking southeast across Yorkville Avenue, Toronto
November 25, 2013 8:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
When a new condominium first comes to market, it's usually a design that is still somewhat in flux. While the first marketing rendering may be crisply detailed and beautiful, what the public ... read more

Concord GO Station Would Trigger Urbanization in Vaughan

November 25, 2013 5:15 pm | by Daniel Rotsztain | Comments
While there are several projects now planned and under construction in anticipation of the Yonge-University-Spadina line's extension to Vaughan Centre station, another proposed transit station to ... read more

Returning to Waterlink at Pier 27: Part 1 - Bridges and Scaffold

Waterlink at Pier 27 Cityzen Fernbrook Homes architectsAlliance Toronto
November 25, 2013 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Anyone who has wandered along Queens Quay past Yonge over the last several weeks has certainly noticed the elaborate scaffold rising at the construction site of Cityzen and Fernbrook’s Waterlink ... read more

And Then It Was Gone: Concourse Building Awaits Reincarnation

The Concourse Building, Toronto, image courtesy of TOBuilt.ca
November 22, 2013 7:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Concourse Building was a 16-storey tower at 100 Adelaide Street West in Downtown Toronto. Built in 1928, the buff brick and limestone clad building was adorned with Art Deco flourishes. Over ... read more

DUKE Condos Designed with Junction Neighbourhood Values in Mind

Duke Condos Toronto by TAS, Quadrangle Architects
November 22, 2013 5:30 pm | by James Bombales | Comments
As one of Toronto’s most progressive developers, TAS believes in the important role that developers play in building cities: developers not only build buildings, but they create communities. For ... read more

A Look Behind the Curtain at Backstage On The Esplanade

Backstage Esplanade Cityzen Fernbrook Castlepoint Numa Toronto
November 22, 2013 1:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
There's no family resemblance, but Backstage on The Esplanade, a condominium development by Cityzen, Fernbrook and Castlepoint Numa, can be considered the sister project of the ... read more

Construction Well Underway at Streetcar and Dundee's The Carlaw

The Carlaw Streetcar Developments Dundee Realty Toronto
November 22, 2013 1:10 pm | by Daniel Rotsztain | Comments
Construction of The Carlaw, a new development that straddles Leslieville and Riverdale in Toronto's east end, is well underway, with the momentary completion of its excavation and current ... read more

Must-See Time Lapse Video of QRC West Delta Frame Installation

Delta frames at QRC West by CastConnex, Walters Inc., Stephenson Engineering
November 21, 2013 9:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A couple of weeks ago we brought you some of the great shots that the team from engineering firm CastConnex were getting of the installation of the X-shaped delta frames at Allied Properties ... read more

L Tower's Top Floors: Part 3, The Penthouses

L Tower Cityzen Fernbrook Castlepoint Numa Daniel Libeskind Dominus Toronto
November 21, 2013 1:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the first and second installments of our tour of the L Tower’s peak, we took a look at the louvers being applied to the mechanical floors as well as the temporary scaffold and curtain wall ... read more

Eau du Soleil a Step Closer to Approval

Eau du Soleil condos Toronto, by Empire Communities,  seen from Lake Ontario
November 20, 2013 7:25 pm | by Craig White | Comments
With a vote at Etobicoke York Community Council yesterday, Eau du Soleil by Empire Communities is a big step closer to approval. The plan for the two-tower condominium development ran into a ... read more

L Tower's Top Floors: Part 2, Glazing the Tip

L Tower Cityzen Fernbrook Castlepoint Numa Daniel Libeskind Dominus Toronto
November 20, 2013 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last week, we returned to the standout L Tower at Yonge and The Esplanade for a trip up to the top of the 58-storey condominium development. In yesterday’s first installment of our tour, we gave ... read more

L Tower's Top Floors: Part 1, Cladding the Tip

L Tower Cityzen Fernbrook Castlepoint Numa Daniel Libeskind Dominus Toronto
November 19, 2013 1:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As one of the most—if not the most—photographed construction projects in Toronto, the 58-storey L Tower continues to draw our eyes and cameras upwards towards the sweeping sail-like curve which is ... read more

Harhay's oneeleven Brings Boutique Loft-Style to King West

oneeleven Condominiums, Toronto, Core Architects, Harhay Developments
November 18, 2013 5:00 pm | by Michael Harris | Comments
Harhay Developments is bringing over 20 years experience in creating boutique residences to Toronto’s vibrant King Street West district with oneeleven Condominiums, now under construction ... read more

Hard Candy Fitness Toronto Opens at Aura

Hard Candy Fitness Aura at College Park Canderel Toronto
November 18, 2013 3:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As the tallest construction project currently underway in Canada, Aura at College Park has seen its fair share of attention from the real estate, development and architecture communities in this ... read more