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Plaza's York Harbour Club Condos Near Topping Off

Plazacorp, York harbour Club, Quadrangle Architects, Fort York
May 31, 2013 4:30 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 1:15 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 12:00 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 10:30 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 1:30 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 11:30 am | 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

Alterra's Westwood Growing as Neighbourhood Greens-Up

Westwood Condominiums from Fieldway Road, Toronto
May 29, 2013 5:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We've be returning every so often to watch a six-storey boutique condo in Etobicoke grow. Not the skyscrapers that we typically spent a lot of time on, Westwood Condominiums is an example of the ... read more

Concord Adex's Quartz and Spectra Projects Fill the Gap

Spectra, Concord Adex, RAW Design
May 29, 2013 12:35 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The landmark Concord CityPlace community continues to grow, with the construction of sister towers Quartz and Spectra advancing at a good clip. Located at the corner of Dan Leckie Way ... read more

Catching Up With The Berwick at Yonge and Eglinton

The Berwick and CityTowns Andrin Homes The Brown Group Page + Steele Toronto
May 28, 2013 3:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Midtown Toronto’s ongoing real-estate renaissance continues to draw in both home buyers and investors at a steady pace. With construction now underway on the 19-kilometre Eglinton-Scarborough ... read more

Tonight: City Planning Hosts Workshop on the Future of Eglinton

Toronto, Eglington Avenue
May 28, 2013 1:25 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Toronto's City Planning division is currently conducting a study on Eglinton Avenue from Jane Street to just beyond Kennedy Station, called the Eglinton Connects Planning Study. Public ... read more

Three Teams Shortlisted for St. Michael's Hospital Expansion

St.Michael's Hospital, Diamond Schmitt Architects
May 28, 2013 12:50 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Three companies have been shortlisted to design, build and finance the construction of "St. Michael's Hospital 3.0", which includes a new 17-storey patient care tower and the renovation of ... read more

Fort York Visitor Centre Under Construction for Bicentennial

Fort York Visitor Centre, Patkau Architects, Kearns Mancini, Toronto
May 27, 2013 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two hundred years and one month ago—to the day—the rumbling of cannon fire shook the fledgling town of York as nearly 2,000 American troops stormed the shores immediately south of the city’s sole ... read more

Three Towers Rise at Emerald City Across From Fairview Mall

Emerald City, WZMH Architects, Elad Canada
May 27, 2013 12:40 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
There is great momentum at Emerald City, the first phase of the much larger Parkway Forest Re-Urbanization, which seeks to transform a 1960s development of suburban towers ... read more

Construction at Halfway Point in the West Don Lands

May 24, 2013 6:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Waterfront Toronto gathered the media yesterday for a quick update on work to create a new neighbourhood for Toronto; specifcally one which will be home during August 2015 to athletes, their ... read more

Touring Through Aspen Ridge's Scenic on Eglinton: Part 2

Scenic on Eglinton, Aspen Ridge Homes, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Mike Niven
May 23, 2013 4:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The following is the second installment on our tour of Aspen Ridge Homes’ Scenic on Eglinton.  If you haven’t read Part 1 yet, please take a moment to check it out for a good look at the ... read more

Touring Through Aspen Ridge's Scenic on Eglinton: Part 1

Scenic on Eglinton, Aspen Ridge Homes, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Mike Niven
May 22, 2013 4:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the soaring downtown real-estate market attracting scores of young professionals to a thriving urban setting, the ongoing densification of the city centre has created an interesting ... read more

City Identifies Issues with Greenpark Condo at 40 Widmer

40 Widmer aerial render, Toronto.
May 22, 2013 3:00 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
In June 2012 the City of Toronto received a proposal by Greenpark Homes to demolish the Victorian row houses on the west side of Widmer Avenue between Richmond and Adelaide Streets in ... read more

Monarch's Waterscapes Adds Some Flash To Humber Bay Shores

Waterscapes Condominiums, Monarch Group, Toronto
May 21, 2013 7:05 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
A soaring, resort style community, constructed of shimmering glass is now more than a pretty picture, as it truly comes to life along Lake Shore Boulevard in Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores. ... read more

Construction Progressing at Aspen Ridge's Studio on Richmond

Studio and Studio2 on Richmond Quadrangle Architects Aspen Ridge Homes Toronto
May 21, 2013 1:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The seemingly never-ending growth of Toronto’s Entertainment District continues to push forward unabated, with dozens of projects in various different states of construction throughout the ... read more

Cadillac Fairview Aims High at Queen and Yonge Rental Tower

May 17, 2013 5:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It's always fun to round off a week with another big project. Well, fun for UrbanToronto readers; not always fun for the developer. Cadillac Fairview were not quite ready to take the wrapping off ... read more