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Winners Announced for the 34th Annual BILD Awards

BILD Awards 2014, 34th annual, GTA
April 28, 2014 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This past Friday, the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) honoured the year’s top builders, projects and marketing campaigns at the 34th annual BILD Awards. Attended by over ... read more

Podium Cladding Taking Shape at Studio and Studio2 on Richmond

Studio and Studio2 on Richmond Quadrangle Architects Aspen Ridge Homes Toronto
April 28, 2014 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
High-rise condominiums continue to populate the Entertainment District, but the legacy of the area's historic warehouse buildings remains. All four corners of the Richmond and Duncan intersection ... read more

Demolition Underway on Bazis' E Condos Site at Yonge and Eglinton

E Condos Toronto design by Roy Varacalli for Bazis Inc., Metropia and RioCan
April 25, 2014 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
When we last visited the site of Bazis, Metropia and RioCan's massive E Condos development, stores had been shuttered and demolition signs had been posted. As of this ... read more

Views of a Changing City from High Above Regent Park

Toronto Skyline, Regent Park
April 25, 2014 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Some of the best views of the Toronto skyline can be found in the neighbourhoods east of the downtown core. The high-rise apartment and condominium towers of Regent Park, such as Daniels' One Park ... read more

Demolition of Stalled Project Sets Stage For The Code Condos

The Code Condos, Toronto, BLVD, Lifetime, Hariri Pontarini Architects
April 25, 2014 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Almost everyone who worked in the Financial District in the 1990s is familiar with the once infamous Bay-Adelaide stump. The derelict remains of the cancelled construction project were an eyesore ... read more

River City Phase 2 Beginning To Take-On Signature Look

River City, Urban Capital, Saucier+ Perrotte, West Don Lands
April 25, 2014 10:20 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
The second phase of Urban Capital's River City Condos is beginning to take on the building's signature look as shown in its rendering. Recent photos of the development show work taking place on ... read more

Touring the Interiors at Daniels' One Park Place

One Park Place, Toronto, The Daniels Corporation, Hariri Pontarini Architects
April 24, 2014 3:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yesterday we took a close look at the progress at The Daniels Corporation’s dual-tower One Park Place, a market condominium development underway in the heart of Regent Park. Part of ... read more

90 Niagara Condos soon to join the King West Neighbourhood

90 Niagara, Fieldgate Homes. Giannone Petricone Associates
April 24, 2014 1:45 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
At the beginning of the year, UrbanToronto wrote an update on what to look forward to in the King West Neighbourhood for 2014. Aside from continuing work on projects like Freed's Fashion House and ... read more

Engineering Greener Development: Bioswales to Bioretention

April 23, 2014 4:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
We are beginning to experience first-hand the impact of fluctuating temperatures and weather patterns brought on by climate change—and at the same time we are more aware than ever of our need to ... read more

Daniels' One Park Place Putting Regent Park on Toronto Skyline

One Park Place South Tower, Daniels Corporation, Hariri Pontarini, Regent Park
April 23, 2014 2:28 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work continues on the second phase of TCHC and The Daniels Corporation’s massive redevelopment of Regent Park. The transformation of this once undesirable neighbourhood has come in the form ... read more

Clock Tower Comes Down in the Name of Progress

The Erin Mills Town Centre clock tower on April 6, image by Jasonzed
April 21, 2014 5:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Major changes are underway at the Erin Mills Town Centre in Mississauga, as 20VIC Management Inc.'s $100 million revitalization and expansion of the mall moves forward. ... read more

The Academy Condos Brings New Housing Near University of Toronto Scarborough

The Academy, Lemine  Investment Group, Devron Developments, UTSC
April 21, 2014 5:28 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
The Morningside and Ellesmere intersection is becoming the site of a Scarborough revitalization. The intersection is just west of the University of Toronto Scarborough — which will be hosting part ... read more

A Floor Is Poured at the Parliament Street Data Centre

Parliament Street Data Centre, Bresler, WZMH, Toronto
April 21, 2014 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is progressing on the Parliament Street Data Centre, a 5-storey, 22,000 m² data facility from developer Bresler. The development will soon serve as ... read more

Aura at College Park Showing First Signs of Steel for Roof Feature

Aura at College Park, Toronto, Canderel, Graziani + Corazza Architects
April 17, 2014 5:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping a close eye on the ongoing construction of Canderel's landmark Aura at College Park, currently the tallest building under construction in Canada. The Graziani + ... read more

Podium Levels Nearly Complete at Backstage On The Esplanade

Backstage On The Esplanade, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Castlepoint Numa, Page+Steele
April 17, 2014 10:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since we last checked in on Backstage On The Esplanade, sister project to the high-profile L Tower by developers Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook ... read more

Expansion Projects Continue in and around Union Station

Union Station Subway TTC Front Street Revitalization Construction Toronto
April 16, 2014 12:00 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Union Station is Canada's most important transportation hub, bringing VIA Rail, GO Transit, the TTC, and even Amtrak together at the doorstep to our city. The station serves over 200,000 ... read more

Construction at L Tower Pushing into Final Stages

L Tower, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Castlepoint Numa, Libeskind, Toronto
April 16, 2014 11:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Easily among the boldest architectural additions to our city in the last few years, Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint Numa's L Tower has been ... read more

Excavation Progressing at Devron's Flo Condominiums in North York

Devron Developments, Flo Condominiums, Kirkor Architects Planners, Toronto
April 15, 2014 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
North York City Centre remains one of Toronto's busiest development nodes, with high density projects replacing single family homes and low-rise commercial buildings on a regular basis. Today we ... read more

Brookfield's Bay Adelaide East Rising Fast in the Financial District

Bay Adelaide Centre East, KPMB Architects, Adamson Associates, ERA
April 15, 2014 2:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Financial District remains as the economic heart of our nation. Home to the country's major banking institutions, most prominent legal firms and of course the TSX, the Financial ... read more

Mississauga's Square One Southwest Expansion Under Way

Holt Renfrew Square One Toronto Mississauga Shopping
April 15, 2014 12:55 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Square One Shopping Centre acts as a large hub for downtown Mississauga. Located right off Highway 403 and Hurontario Street, the mall lies right at the growing downtown core of the ... read more