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Eight Cranes Tower over Highway 401 and Keele Street

Humber River Hospital, HDR Architecture
March 6, 2013 6:30 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Driving down Highway 401, one can't help but notice the eight massive cranes peaking out over the horizon at Keele Street. The huge Ontario Government-owned lands at Keele and Wilson Avenue ... read more

MGM and Cadillac Fairview Unveil Exhibition Place Casino Vision

Exhibition Place casino proposal
March 6, 2013 4:30 pm | by Sam Larson | Comments
The latest casino proposal hitting Toronto is a massive one. MGM Resorts and Cadillac Fairview have unveiled their proposal to build an "integrated resort" complex on the CNE grounds at Exhibition ... read more

Daniels Community Building in Regent Park with One Park Place

March 5, 2013 10:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The tower cladding is quickly creeping upward at One Park Place, and the exterior treatment is a refreshing change from the glass highrises that dot the city's skyline. The condominium ... read more

First Full Rendering of Yonge + Rich Condos Reveals Complex Skin

Yonge + Rich condos looking northeast, by architectsAlliance for Great Gulf
March 5, 2013 9:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Great Gulf continues to release images of their new Yonge + Rich condo complex on Richmond Street in Downtown Toronto one step at a time. Initially teasing the 50-storey tower in a video that ... read more

Toronto Now the Fourth Largest City in North America

Toronto Skyline
March 5, 2013 6:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the number of under-construction residential and commercial developments across the city coming in at record highs, it should come as no surprise that Toronto has become one of the most ... read more

Catching Up With Urban Capital's River City Condos

River City Condos Urban Capital ZAS Architects Saucier + Perrotte Toronto
March 5, 2013 2:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With only 28 months remaining until the highly anticipated 2015 Toronto Pan-Am Games, development in and around the West Don Lands, home during the games of the Athletes' Village facilities, is ... read more

Photo of the Day: Three Generations in One

Uno Prii, The Prince Arthur and The Four Seasons, Peter Clewes, Toronto
March 5, 2013 1:00 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
In this single eastward vista from the edge of the Annex are three remarkably different architectural expressions, a rich juxtaposition of three generations in one. At left stands ... read more

Restaurant To Perch Atop Restored Dineen Building

Dineen Building George Robb Architect Empire Restoration Commercial Realty Group
March 4, 2013 2:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's constantly changing cityscape has seen the comings and goings of many landmarks in the recent past. Over the past few years the countless high-profile developments we have seen come to ... read more

Cityzen Front St. Proposal Emerges from OMB Relatively Unscathed

154 Front St. East Toronto development, Cityzen condo, architectsAlliance design
March 4, 2013 1:35 pm | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
The Ontario Muncipal Board decision on Cityzen's 154 Front St. East condominium proposal has been released, and it's a good one for the developer. Proposed for the site of the former Greyhound Bus ... read more

First Gulf Bringing more Office Space to King East

351 King East, Toronto
February 28, 2013 5:10 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
More and more new office development has been occuring in Toronto's Downtown as businesses try to move closer towards a growing pool of young professionals who now live in the plentiful new ... read more

Lanterra's North St James Town Proposal Resurfaces

North St James Town Lanterra Developments architectsAlliance Toronto
February 28, 2013 3:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As the ongoing redevelopment of Regent Park transforms a neighbourhood’s status from infamous to innovative, new interest has been sparked in the abundant development opportunities found in many ... read more

Latest Photos of Ïce Condos Show Growth of Ultra-Modern Project

Ice Condominiums, Toronto, by Lanterra, designed by architectsAlliance
February 28, 2013 2:45 pm | by Sam Larson | Comments
Although construction slows down during the winter months, the growing foothold on our skyline of Ïce Condominiums at York Centre seems to belie that fact. It is becoming clear that ... read more

Towering Sheraton Centre Set for a Facelift

Sheraton Hotel Toronto
February 27, 2013 5:30 pm | by Sam Larson | Comments
The Sheraton Centre, a 43-storey brutalist landmark sitting across Queen Street from Toronto City Hall, is getting a facelift. The 41-year-old hotel will get new double-paned windows, ... read more

Aura at College Park Climbing Skyward

Aura at College Park Canderel Stoneridge Graziani + Corazza Architects Toronto
February 27, 2013 4:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Aura at College Park, a mixed-use project by Canderel Stoneridge, is well on its way to becoming Canada’s tallest condominium development. Construction on the monolithic 78-storey tower has ... read more

Brookfield's Bay Adelaide Centre East Site Getting Cleared Up

Bay Adelaide Centre East, KPMB Architects, Adamson Associates
February 27, 2013 2:25 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Demolition of exisiting structures on the site of the Bay Adelaide Centre East Tower is ongoing. The planned 44-storey glass tower will be the second phase in the Bay Adelaide Centre project ... read more

Concourse Building Cleared for Redevelopment of 100 Adelaide West

Richmond Adelaide Centre Model, image by raype6
February 26, 2013 2:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The venerable Concourse Building on Adelaide Street in Toronto's Financial Core has been cleared of tenants so that redevelopment of the site can get underway. Oxford Properties has signed ... read more

Catching up with Andrin and Brown's Berwick Condos at Yonge & Eglinton

The Berwick and CityTowns Andrin Homes The Brown Group Page + Steele Toronto
February 26, 2013 1:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With bold, large-scale proposals like 2131 Yonge St. and 2221 Yonge St. rekindling interest in midtown Toronto’s residential developments, it is worth remembering that there are other projects ... read more

Updated 50 Bloor West Proposal To Include Public Rooftop Sky Park

February 25, 2013 5:20 pm | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
As the redevelopment proposal for 50 Bloor Street West continues to make its way through Toronto's planning process, and we wait for news to come from the City and the developers on next ... read more

Massey Tower Brushes Against Resistance in the Approvals Process

February 25, 2013 3:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The approvals process for new buildings in Toronto is a laborious one. It is all but inevitable that a zoning amendment is required for new projects to make economic sense in most corners of ... read more

A Winter Preview of Eau du Soleil's Astounding Views

Empire Communities Eau du Soleil Zeidler Partnership E.I. Richmond Toronto
February 25, 2013 2:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Empire Communities' planned flagship project, Eau du Soleil, has been very well-received by condominium buyers, now one of 2012-13’s fastest selling residential developments with agreements ... read more