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12 Degrees Wading the Waters During Construction

12 Degrees, Construction, Toronto
June 12, 2013 1:30 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Toronto has a lot of great neighbourhoods, but when it comes to easy access to our city's most prized cultural assests Queen West is hard to beat. One new project seeking to capitlaize on this ... read more

Redevelopment of St. Lawrence Market North in Limbo

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Adamson Associates Architects
June 11, 2013 4:35 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
An initiative to redevelop the St. Lawrence Market North site is caught in limbo as the City and the architects work to resolve budget and funding issues in what has already been more than ... read more

45-Storey Tower to Replace Hilton Garden Inn at Dundas and Jarvis

200 Dundas Street East, proposed South Elevation by Page + Steele Architects
June 11, 2013 3:45 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
In November 2011 an application was submitted to the Toronto and East York Community Council proposing to redevelop the Hilton Garden Inn situated on the northeast corner of Dundas Street East and ... read more

Excavation Continues at the Parliament Street Data Centre

June 10, 2013 4:35 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
In an area of the city quickly seeing new condos and residents moving in, it is often forgotten that Toronto's east end was the home of Ontario's first parliament buildings. After a successful ... read more

Exterior Nearly Complete at Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre

Fumihiko Maki, Moriyama + Teshima Architects, Aga Khan Development Network
June 10, 2013 4:08 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Atop a hill overlooking the Don Valley Parkway in Toronto's suburban Don Mills is a new international destination point, 15 minutes north of the downtown core. The 17-acre ... read more

Condo Towers Proposed for Townhome Sites near High Park

51-77 Quebec Avenue 40-66 High Park Avenue Grenadier Square Redeve
June 7, 2013 3:35 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The pressure to intensify land use is being seen across Toronto, especially in areas with good transit, and good shopping streets. The west end is no exception, and especially in Ward 13 where you ... read more

2221 Yonge Condos a Pei Paean to Early Modernism in Midtown

June 6, 2013 2:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Russell and Randy Masters did not want the next project by Tower Hill Development Corporation, their family company, to be another one of Toronto's all but ubiquitous glass box condos. ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Wants Your Input on the Future of the Gardiner East

Gardiner East project, Toronto
June 6, 2013 1:00 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Waterfront Toronto and the City of Toronto have announced of resumption of work on the Gardiner Expressway / Lake Shore Boulevard Reconfiguration Environmental Assessment (EA) and ... read more

Updated Plan for Mirvish+Gehry Ups the Wow Factor

June 6, 2013 10:45 am | by Jason Allen | Comments
A newly updated plan for the David Mirvish / Frank Gehry King Street West development was released this week. read more

Introducing Hines and Tridel's Aqualina at Bayside Toronto

Aqualina, condo, Bayside Toronto, development, east end, Tridel, Hines
June 5, 2013 4:35 pm | by Jason Allen | Comments
On Wednesday, Tridel and Hines released details of Aqualina at Bayside Toronto, the first condominium to be built in this new waterfront Toronto neighbourhood. read more

Construction at Emerald Park Hints at Coming Retail Offerings

Emerald Park Condos, Roy Varacalli, Metropia, Bazis, Plazacorp
June 4, 2013 4:45 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
There is a field of temporary steel at Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue in North York as construction moves upwards at Emerald Park Condos. Amidst this sea of scaffolding, the ... read more

Goldring Centre for High Performance Sports to Improve U of T Facilities

Goldring Centre for High Performance Sports, University of Toronto
June 4, 2013 3:00 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Over the past year a huge chunk of Devonshire Place has been dug up and blocked off, and students of the University of Toronto, as well as residents of the St. George and Bloor Street West area, ... read more

L Tower Cladding Goes 'Ahead of the Curve'

June 4, 2013 2:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With a remarkable number of new high-rise developments reshaping our city into a vertical metropolis, one specific downtown project has drawn significant interest throughout its construction ... read more

Plaza's York Harbour Club Condos Near Topping Off

Plazacorp, York harbour Club, Quadrangle Architects, Fort York
May 31, 2013 5:30 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
As the GTA's populaion continues to expand, more people are choosing to live in condos. In the growing Fort York neighbourhood, the York Harbour Club development by Pure Plaza will ... read more

Development Proposal for Waverly Hotel Site on Spadina

Hotel Waverly, Toronto
May 31, 2013 2:15 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The redevelopment of Spadina Avenue continues with a proposal for a 22-storey mixed use building at 484 Spadina, site of the Hotel Waverly, just north of College Street. Kirkor ... read more

Daniels' NY2 Condos Rises Above Grade in North York

NY2 Condominiums The Daniels Corporation Core Architects Rent to Own Toronto
May 31, 2013 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the year’s first heat wave upon us, summer is clearly around the corner. As the mercury has steadily risen over the past several weeks, so have the various construction projects throughout ... read more

B.Streets: The Past, Present, and Future of Bathurst south of Bloor

Present: B.streets Condos has hit its first step-back, Toronto
May 31, 2013 11:30 am | by Craig White | Comments
Bloor Street through the Annex is one of Toronto's liveliest retail and restaurant strips. It has always felt odd however that Bathurst Street should die off so quickly as you moved south from ... read more

Cooper Koo Family YMCA Topped Off in the West Don Lands

Cherry Street, Canary District, Pan Am Games, Toronto, development, YMCA
May 30, 2013 2:30 pm | by Jason Allen | Comments
Media gathers for topping off ceremony and hard hat tour of progressing Cooper Koo Family YMCA in the Canary District. read more

2150 Condos Breaks Ground at Birchmount and Lawrence

May 30, 2013 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As new developments across the GTA continue to densify the city, large residential developments have begun to sprout in Toronto’s suburban brownfield areas. With the ongoing condominium boom ... read more