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King + Condos Rises to Grade at Sherbourne and King

King + Condos, King Plus Developments, TACT Architecture, Toronto
April 8, 2014 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
King Plus Development's King + Condos is showing noticeable progress at 251 King East, on the southeast corner of King and Sherbourne Streets. The 17-storey condominium, ... read more

Globe and Mail Centre Excavation Progresses Along King East

Globe And Mail Centre King East Toronto Ontario
April 8, 2014 12:25 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Toronto's historic King East neighbourhood has been receiving much attention over the past decade. Many shops, restaurants, and condominium towers have opened up, filling in the gaps and adding ... read more

Construction Progressing on Hotel X at Exhibition Place

Hotel X, The Library Hotel Collection, Exhibition Place, NORR, Brookfield
April 8, 2014 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A major redevelopment is underway on the site a former Exhibition Place surface parking lot, with the construction of Hotel X, a 27-storey hotel developed by Exhibition ... read more

Continued Progress on Bresler's Parliament Street Data Centre

Parliament Street Data Centre, Bresler, WZMH, Toronto
April 7, 2014 4:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction work continues on developer Bresler's Parliament Street Data Centre, located immediately adjacent to the historic Distillery District. Designed by WZMH Architects, ... read more

Updated Renderings Released for River City Condos Phase 3

River City Condos, Phase 3, Toronto, Saucier + Perrotte Architects, UrbanCapital
April 7, 2014 3:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The latest renderings of RiverCity Phase 3 have been released. The next phase at the 4-phase UrbanCapital project on the Don River south of King Street is proposed to rise 28 storeys into the air, ... read more

Totem Condos Stacks Up Well Against Average High-Rises

Totem Condos, Worsley Urban Partners, RAW Design
April 7, 2014 2:30 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The poignant nature of the high-rise is to identify itself in the urban skyline. Toronto has developed a tall condominium vernacular of floor-to-ceiling glazing but if you ask many a Torontonian, ... read more

Toronto's 1958-built Don Jail East Wing Comes Down

Don Jail Demolition Bridgepoint Health Gerrard Broadview
April 3, 2014 3:20 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Last year, we reported on the opening of the new Bridgepoint Hospital at Broadview and Gerrard. Designed by Diamond-Schmitt, HDR, and KPMB Architects, the 11-storey ... read more

Master Plan Evolving for Harmony Village Lake Simcoe in Barrie

Harmony Village Lake Simcoe, CityCore Developments, Barrie, RAW, Diamond Schmitt
April 3, 2014 1:06 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A master-planned waterfront community is one step closer to transforming some of the Kempenfelt Bay shoreline in Downtown Barrie, as City Core Developments' Harmony Village Lake Simcoe has ... read more

Mario Ribeiro of Triumph talks Howard Park Residences

Triumph, RAW Design, Howard Park Residences
April 2, 2014 12:15 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
UrbanToronto’s Stephanie Calvet sat down with principal Mario Ribeiro of Triumph Developments to talk about Howard Park Residences, an urban infill project at the intersection of Dundas and ... read more

Topping Off March 2014: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Union Centre Toronto
April 1, 2014 4:00 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The month of March was another busy one in the UrbanToronto Forum threads and dataBase. With the cold weather taking a leave, a massive number of developments are gaining momentum again. Our ... read more

Touring Aspen Ridge's Studio and Studio2 on Richmond

Studio and Studio2 on Richmond Quadrangle Architects Aspen Ridge Homes Toronto
April 1, 2014 1:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yesterday we stopped by Aspen Ridge Homes’ Studio and Studio2 on Richmond, one of the many high-rise condominium developments currently rising in Toronto’s Entertainment District. The 31 and ... read more

Works Progresses at the Ryerson Student Learning Centre

MafaldaBoy Ryerson Student Learning Centre
April 1, 2014 12:20 pm | by Rami Kozman | Comments
One of the most highly anticipated developments among UrbanToronto's forum members is the Ryerson Student Learning Centre, a dazzling 150,000 square foot educational building designed by ... read more

Tableau's Soaring Colonnade Takes Shape on Richmond Street West

March 31, 2014 3:15 pm | by Rami Kozman | Comments
Even in the midst of an intensely hyperactive condo boom, it is rare to see grand architectural gestures from residential developments in Toronto. Tableau Condominiums is one such ... read more

The Madison Pushes Above Street Level near Yonge and Eglinton

The Madison, Kirkor Architects, Yonge Eglinton, Toronto
March 31, 2014 12:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Yonge and Eglinton area is set to see some major changes over the next several years, as residential developments and a massive transit upgrade continue. Just east of Yonge Street on ... read more

The Canary District: Toronto Gets a New Neighbourhood in 2016

March 28, 2014 5:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto will see something extraordinary happen in the West Don Lands in 2016: a whole neighbourhood will be born over the course of about six months. Starting that March residents will begin to ... read more

Ground Officially Broken for Concert Properties' 88 Scott

88 Scott, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
March 28, 2014 3:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Thursday, March 27 marked the official groundbreaking for Concert Properties' 88 Scott, a 58-storey Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed development now underway at the ... read more

Closing in on Completion at Lindvest's B.streets Condos

B.streets Condos Lindvest Properties Hariri Pontarini Cecconi Simone Toronto
March 27, 2014 6:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On Bathurst Street just south of Bloor in Toronto's lively Annex area, Lindvest Properties' B.streets Condos is on the construction home-stretch. The 9-storey condominium topped off last ... read more

Touring Allied REIT's Queen Richmond Centre West

Queen Richmond Centre West, QRC, Allied, Sweeny &Co, Stephenson
March 26, 2014 4:56 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s Entertainment District has seen tremendous growth in recent years, but its transformation into a high-density neighbourhood has been dominated by condominium development, with little ... read more

Cladding Appears as FIVE Condos Continues to Rise

FIVE Condos, Five St Joseph, MOD, Graywood, Hariri Pontarini, ERA
March 26, 2014 12:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It has been a few months since we last checked in on MOD, Graywood and Five St. Joseph Developments’ FIVE Condos off of Yonge Street just north of Wellesley. read more

Demolition Site becomes Excavation Pit for EY Tower on Adelaide

EY Tower, Richmond Adelaide III, Oxford, WZMH, Kohn Pedersen Fox
March 24, 2014 3:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Financial District is seeing a profound transformation thanks to a continuing trend of large scale commercial developments. The most recent project to get underway is Oxford ... read more