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Zoning Sought for a 55-Storey Tower at 481 University

481 University Avenue Davpart Smith Company B+H Architects Toronto
March 20, 2013 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over the past few years University Avenue has seen a string of new development proposals, some like the Shangri-La now realized, all hoping to add height to the streetscape. Should they be ... read more

A Timeline of The Madison's Progress at Yonge and Eglinton

The Madison Madison Homes Kirkor Architects Eglinton Toronto
March 19, 2013 1:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Excavation work is nearly complete in preparation for Madison Homes’ eponymous twin-tower condominium development, The Madison. Work at the site on Eglinton Avenue, two blocks east of Yonge, ... read more

Clear Spirit and Gooderham Condos Extend Toronto's Skyline Eastwards

Clear Spirit and Gooderham condos, Distillery, Toronto by architectsAlliance
March 18, 2013 6:10 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The panorama from Toronto's Harbour shows the growing development at the Distillery District in the larger context of the city. Various UrbanToronto Forum members have pointed their cameras in the ... read more

Branch Library at Context's Library District Condos is Stacking Up

Blue and Green stripes colour Library District Condos, Toronto
March 18, 2013 4:25 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Cladding is marching its way up the façade of Library District Condominiums, a lively palette of dark green glass accented by blue, yellow and green spandrel stripes. Blue and Green ... read more

L Tower: From The Ground to the Sky in 23 Seconds

March 18, 2013 4:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto Forum member Udo is a prolific and terrific photographer, shooting Toronto from interesting angles wherever he finds them. We are particularly lucky that Udo lives where he does ... read more

Topping Off February 2013: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Oxford Place, downtown Toronto, Foster + Partners, Oxford Properties
March 15, 2013 3:55 pm | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
We're a little late getting to it (busy busy!) but this past February was also one of the busiest months for UrbanToronto viewership, with the ever-surprising development boom bringing huge ... read more

New Rendering Highlights Great View From Daniels' HighPark Condos

 HighPark Condos The Daniels Corporation Diamond Schmitt Architects
March 15, 2013 3:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Hmm, is Daniels' Cinema Tower pictured on that skyline? A new rendering of The Daniels Corporation’s HighPark Condominiums emphasizes the fantastic views residents of the building will have from ... read more

Daniels Introduces Rent to Own Program for Cinema Tower

Cinema Tower condo, downtown Toronto, Daniels Corporation, Kirkor Architects
March 15, 2013 2:55 pm | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
In an effort to provide superior condo units to a wider socioeconomic demographic, The Daniels Corporation is now offering a "Rent-to-Own" program at Cinema Tower, its nearly-complete condominium ... read more

Freed Launches 155 Redpath Condos at Yonge & Eglinton

155 Redpath Freed Developments architectsAlliance Toronto
March 15, 2013 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the TTC Eglinton Crosstown LRT on the horizon, development surrounding the future Yonge-Eglinton transit hub is intensifying at a dizzying pace. With nearby under-construction projects such ... read more

Big Change is Coming to The Ordnance Triangle

Ordnance Diamondcorp Cityzen Fernbrook BuildToronto Hariri Pontarini bkl
March 14, 2013 7:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Big change is coming to the Ordnance Triangle, a currently underused tract of land formed by the diverging CP/GO Transit Georgetown rail line and CN/GO Transit Lakeshore rail line on the east ... read more

End of Tunneling in Toronto for Spadina Subway Extension

Construction Map, Subway Extension, Toronto
March 14, 2013 11:40 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
The TTC has reached some major milestones this week with the first public street test of the new streetcars, and now the Spadina Subway Extension in York region has hit a major goal with the ... read more

Cresford's MYC Condo Rises at Yonge and Merton

Merton Yonge Condominiums on Yonge Street in downtown Toronto
March 13, 2013 3:30 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The Merton Yonge Condo, more commonly known as MYC, is rising on the corner of Yonge and Merton Street in Midtown Toronto. Developed by Cresford Developments and designed by Toronto ... read more

Cladding Underway at The Address at High Park

The Address At High Park condo in downtown Toronto on Bloor Street
March 13, 2013 12:25 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The Address at High Park, a new twelve-storey condo on Bloor Street, has recently topped off. Developed by Chestnut Hill Homes, and designed by Quadrangle Architects, this mid-rise condo is adding ... read more

Preservation of Heritage Facade Marks 36Hazelton Build

Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
March 12, 2013 4:40 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Construction is moving along at 36Hazelton, a joint venture between the Alterra Group and Zinc Developments. The renovation of the school-turned-office building will be a ... read more

Work Progressing on NY2 by The Daniels Corporation

NY2 Condominiums The Daniels Corporation Core Architects Rent to Own Toronto
March 12, 2013 4:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On a day when we are reporting on the awarding of a Diamond Jubliee Medal to Daniels' President Mitchell Cohen, we also catch up with one of the several projects the company is developing in the ... read more

The Crane Comes Down at Streetcar's 8 Gladstone

8 Gladstone Streetcar Developments Dundee Realty TACT Architecture Toronto
March 11, 2013 4:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Queen West area has been a hotbed of construction activity for quite some time now.  One block in particular, bounded by Queen, Dufferin, Peel and Gladstone, is in the midst of a major ... read more

Amenities at Daniels' One Park Place Condos Cater To Community

Rooftop terrace at One Park Place condos Toronto by The Daniels Corporation
March 8, 2013 7:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We recently caught up with construction at One Park Place, The Daniels Corporation's latest condominium project in Regent Park, but there's more to talk about what's still to come ... read more

Great Gulf's Yonge + Rich Condos Plan Natural Connections

Yonge + Rich condo pool, architectsAlliance, Great Gulf, downtown Toronto
March 8, 2013 4:05 pm | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
Great Gulf had been relatively quiet about their Yonge + Rich Condos project up until recently, but along with some streetscape and full cladding renderings, we now have more information on units ... read more

Updating Urbancorp and PurePlaza's Edge on Triangle Park Condos

Edge on Triangle Park, Toronto
March 8, 2013 3:40 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
As the rapid pace of development in the heart of the city continues to ripple outwards, we are now seeing the reshaping of some of our oldest neighbourhoods, and intensification in areas which ... read more

Pinnacle International Advances Plans for Landmark 1 Yonge Project

March 7, 2013 7:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Yesterday Pinnacle International submitted to the City its plans for a landmark project located on the Toronto Star lands at the foot of Yonge Street. UrbanToronto first reported on this project ... read more