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Steel Rising at U of T's Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport

U of T Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport, Patkau, MJM, Toronto
November 7, 2013 7:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Known internationally for its academic quality, the University of Toronto also has a rich history in sports and athletics. Over 40 sports teams currently bear the maple leaf and upper-case T crest ... read more

Daniels' One Park Place Committed to Environment and Community

One Park Place, Toronto by The Daniels Corporation, Hariri Pontarini Architects
November 7, 2013 6:35 pm | by Michael Harris | Comments
The revitalization of Regent Park by The Daniels Corporation continues to progress with construction of the second Hariri Pontarini Architects-designed tower at One Park Place ... read more

Crane Installed Behind Heritage Facade at King + Condos

King + Condos, Toronto, by King Plus Development and TACT Architecture
November 7, 2013 4:30 pm | by James Bombales | Comments
Located at the intersection of King and Sherbourne Streets in Old Town Toronto, work on King + Condos progresses with excavation now complete. While this project had a slow start owing to a string ... read more

Podium Taking Shape at Great Gulf's One Bloor East

One Bloor East Great Gulf Homes Hariri Pontarini Tucker Hi Rise Toronto
November 6, 2013 4:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a little while since we last caught up with One Bloor East, Great Gulf Homes’ flagship 75-storey condominium tower under construction at the southeast corner of Yonge and Bloor ... read more

Aspen Ridge's Studio on Richmond Now Above Ground Level

Studio on Richmond, by Aspen Ridge Homes and Quadrangle Architects
November 6, 2013 4:15 pm | by James Bombales | Comments
Rising on the corner of Richmond and Duncan on a plot of land that was previously a parking lot, is Studio and Studio2 on Richmond by Aspen Ridge Homes. The condominium development is located in ... read more

Panoramic Views from Aura's Upper Terraces

Aura at College Park Canderel Stoneridge Graziani + Corazza Architects Toronto
November 5, 2013 2:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In yesterday’s feature on Canderel’s Aura at College Park, we answered your questions and gave you a look inside the project’s completed podium elements as well as some of the rough unfinished ... read more

Answering Your Questions about Canderel's Aura at College Park

Rendering of Aura by nighttime, image courtesy of Canderel
November 4, 2013 2:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This past Friday we visited the site of Canderel’s Aura at College Park, along with Mike Egden, the winner of our recent Instagram contest, for our first look inside the 78-storey megaproject at ... read more

Footings for Daniels' HighPark Condominiums Being Poured

Excavation pit for the Daniels Corporation's HighPark Condominiums, Toronto
November 4, 2013 12:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It's been a few months since we last checked in on progress at the site of the Daniels Corporation's HighPark Condominiums on Bloor Street in Toronto's West End. At the time we visited the site of ... read more

Soaring Tower Proposed for 80 Bloor Street West at Bay

80 Bloor Street West, Toronto, image by architectsAlliance for Krugarand Corp
November 1, 2013 7:35 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The City of Toronto has received an application for another soaring tower in Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood. 80 Bloor Street West, currently an 18-storey office building just west of Bay ... read more

UrbanToronto Tours Aura With Our Instagram Contest Winner

Aura at College Park Canderel Stoneridge Graziani + Corazza Architects Toronto
November 1, 2013 6:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Aura at College Park holds many titles for height; it is the tallest construction project currently underway in the city, contains the highest floor count in the country, and once completed will ... read more

King Blue Condos: Integrating Urban Chic with Heritage and the Arts

King Blue Condos, Toronto, Remington, Easton's Group, Page + Steele / IBI Group
November 1, 2013 2:30 pm | by Michael Harris | Comments
As Toronto’s bustling Entertainment District continues to thrive and evolve, the development of Remington and the Easton's Group's King Blue Condominiums will contribute to the ongoing changes in ... read more

Topping Off October 2013: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

UrbanToronto Topping Off October 2013
November 1, 2013 12:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Halloween is now in the books and the air is getting colder, but throughout the month of October, various proposals and active construction projects across the GTA were heating up. To keep our ... read more

383 Sorauren Seeking Approval at the Ontario Municipal Board

383 Sorauren Avenue, Toronto, Gairloch Homes
November 1, 2013 12:15 pm | by Samantha Martin | Comments
383 Sorauren is a proposed 10-storey development in Toronto's Roncesvalles neighbourhood, being developed by Gairloch Developments and Centrestone Developments Inc. Designed ... read more

University Heights Professional Centre Set to Revitalize Finch Avenue West

University Heights Professional Centre, Real Wealth Group of Companies, ACK
October 31, 2013 3:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With construction progressing quickly on the York-Spadina subway extension, the catalyst is in place for large scale redevelopment in the city’s northwest end. One block east of Keele Street on ... read more

One Month of Work at Daniels' NY2: October 2013

NY2 Condominiums The Daniels Corporation Core Architects Rent to Own Toronto
October 31, 2013 2:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping a close eye on The Daniels Corporation’s NY2 at Bayview and Sheppard since construction started last year, including monthly visits to the site since mid-summer to check in on ... read more

One Month of Work at Alterra's Post House: October 2013

Progress at Alterra's Post House Condominiums, Toronto, end of October, 2013
October 31, 2013 12:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
What can you build in a month? Post House Condominiums by the Alterra Group is really moving skyward now that the Wallman Architects-designed building is in the midst of its typical floors. We ... read more

Construction Continues on Alterra and Zinc's 36Hazelton

36Hazelton, Alterra, Zinc, Quadrangle Architects, Goldsmith Borgal, Toronto
October 31, 2013 12:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the high-end neighbourhood of Yorkville, the construction site for Alterra and Zinc Developments’ 36Hazelton is making the push towards grade. Designed by Quadrangle ... read more

Parsing the Scale Model of Freed and CD Capital's 155 Redpath

155 Redpath Freed Developments architectsAlliance Toronto
October 31, 2013 11:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
As the retail centre and future transit hub of midtown Toronto, the Yonge and Eglinton area is seeing a wave of redevelopment projects both proposed and under construction as developers and home ... read more

Ground Broken for Globe and Mail Centre on King Street East

Globe and Mail Centre, King Street East, Diamond Schmitt, First Gulf, Toronto
October 30, 2013 2:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier today, ground was officially broken for the new headquarters for national newspaper The Globe and Mail, marking the official start of construction on the 17-storey office tower.  ... read more

Honest Ed's Site Sold to Vancouver-based Westbank Corp

Honest Eds, Toronto
October 30, 2013 12:00 pm | by James Bombales | Comments
Opened in 1948 by Edwin Mirvish, Honest Ed himself, the famous Honest Ed's discount store on the corner of Bloor and Bathurst Streets was put on sale earlier this year by the Mirvish ... read more