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Mixed-Use Building in the works for 219 Bathurst north of Queen

August 7, 2013 1:45 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
New living spaces may be coming to Bathurst north of Queen in the future, if a development proposal is approved for 219 and 221 Bathurst Street. York West Developments has filed for ... read more

Loblaws Thinking Big at Lake Shore and Bathurst

architectsAlliance, Loblaws, Wittington Properties Limited
August 6, 2013 3:25 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Grocery giant Loblaws has submitted a revised and much expanded plan to the City of Toronto for the redevelopment of its former head office and warehouse at Bathurst Street and Lake ... read more

Quartz and Spectra Rising into the Sky at Concord CityPlace

Quartz and Spectra, Concord CityPlace, Toronto
August 6, 2013 1:35 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Concord Adex's latest condominiums under construction at CityPlace - Quartz and Spectra - have risen well above ground level—even above ground level across the street at Canoe Landing Park, the ... read more

Towers Rising at Emerald Park Condos at Yonge and Sheppard

Emerald Park Condos, Bazis, Metropia, Plazacorp, Varacalli, North York
August 6, 2013 12:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Serving as the gateway to, and exit from North York’s increasingly dense city centre, Yonge and Sheppard accommodates hundreds of thousands of commuters per day travelling by both car and subway. ... read more

Backstage Moves Closer to Grade along the Rail Corridor

Backstage condos construction, Toronto Cityzen Fernbrook Castlepoint
August 2, 2013 4:25 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Increasing density means finding new ways to live in tight spaces. In Downtown Toronto this is becoming ever more true with new condos springing up where once warehourses and parking lots stood. ... read more

NCNC Pairs Design with Affordability in East York and Weston

Neighbourhood Concepts Non-Profit Corporation, HCA Architecture, Lomax Realty
August 1, 2013 5:00 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
In Toronto's hot condo market, rising prices have driven some would-be homeowners out of the market as affordable options are often not available. Neighbourhood Concepts Non-Profit Corporation ... read more

Cranes go up at Pianosi's Perspective Condos on the Humber

Perspective Condominiums, Pianosi Development Group, Turner Fleischer Architects
August 1, 2013 1:05 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Along the banks of the Humber River, new trees and plants are sprouting from the fertile valley soils. Across the street though, a different kind of structure is taking root. Pianosi Development ... read more

Plaza's Ivory on Adelaide Condos Now Growing Quickly

Construction at Ivory condos Toronto by Plaza
July 31, 2013 2:10 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Nothing delights us more here at UT than watching our city grow, especially when we get to do it from our office windows. Just outside our Adelaide East offices we've been watching Ivory on ... read more

One Month of Work at Daniels' NY2: July 2013

NY2 Condominiums The Daniels Corporation Core Architects Rent to Own Toronto
July 31, 2013 1:24 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
When we last checked in on The Daniels Corporation’s NY2 in North York, work was ongoing on the 7-storey condominium’s complicated ground floor. In the month since our last visit, the project has ... read more

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

Post House construction seen from above, looking southwest, Toronto
July 31, 2013 1:22 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Welcome back for another month's worth of work at two buildings, Post House by the Alterra Group in this article, and NY2 by The Daniels Corporation in the companion article. While not exactly a ... read more

Broccolini's Park Towns and MEC come to Sheppard at Bessarion

Park Towns at Bayview and Sheppard, Broccolini, SMV Architects, Toronto
July 31, 2013 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Sheppard Subway line continues to spur lots of high-rise residential growth along North York’s major east/west artery, while a number of smaller-scale developments are now popping up along ... read more

Deciding the Future of Ontario Place

Ontario Place, Toronto
July 31, 2013 11:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
After 40 years of providing fun by the lake, Ontario Place closed its doors in 2011 and now, along with almost all of our waterfront, it's due for revitalization. Opened in 1971 this theme park ... read more

L Tower's Curve Being Prepared for Glazing

Cityzen, Fernbrook, Castlepoint, Studio Daniel Libeskind, Claude Cormier, IBI
July 30, 2013 5:00 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
The L Tower is one of the most talked about projects on UrbanToronto, and for good reason too. Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint Realty Partners have taken it upon ... read more

Re-Stitching the Old at Bay Adelaide Centre East

Brookfield Properties, KPMB, Adamson Associates Architects, Bay Adelaide Centre
July 30, 2013 3:50 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Construction continues throughout the site of Brookfield Properties’ Bay Adelaide Centre East (BAC East), the second office tower of the three-phase development that is the Bay Adelaide ... read more

Enirox's 707 Lofts a Handsome Mid-Rise Redevelopment

Toronto Condos, 707 Lofts, Enirox Group, LCL Builds Corporation, Tact Design
July 29, 2013 5:15 pm | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
An update today on the construction on the 707 Lofts in Toronto's Bloorcourt neighbourhood. UrbanToronto Forum members drum118 and yonderbean have posted a ... read more

Unique Angles Revealed at Ryerson Student Learning Centre

Ryerson Student Learning Centre Snøhetta Design Zeidler Partnership Architects
July 29, 2013 11:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sometimes, to gain a new landmark, we are forced to sacrifice an old one. In one infamous example, the original Toronto Star building at 80 King West—the inspiration for the Daily Planet building ... read more

A Hard Hat Tour of Graywood and MOD Developments' FIVE Condos

FIVE St Joseph MOD Development Graywood Hariri Pontarini Toronto
July 26, 2013 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yonge Street is undeniably one of the most important streets in the Toronto. It acts as the official dividing line between the east and west sides, provides an easily navigable route for tourists, ... read more

Southcore Financial Centre & Delta Toronto Rising Steadily

Southcore Financial Centre Delta KPMB Page + Steele IBI Group GWL bcIMC
July 26, 2013 10:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing southerly expansion of Toronto's downtown core is transforming the physical appearance of our city in ways not seen since the large scale building boom of the late 1960s and early ... read more

River City Bringing Style to Toronto's West Don Lands

River City, Condos, Toronto
July 25, 2013 1:30 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
With hundreds of millions of dollars pouring in to the West Don Lands, new life is springing up with each passing day in this former industrial sector. With Waterfront Toronto leading the charge ... read more

8 Gladstone and Carnaby Row: Streetcar's Latest Well Underway

8 Gladstone, Toronto, Streetcar Developments
July 25, 2013 12:30 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
What was originally a single, intimate building called Two Gladstone, is now just the first of a whole cluster of contemporary condos, soon to form their own small community. Streetcar ... read more