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'Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts' to Replace Guvernment

Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts, image courtesy of Daniels Corporation
March 26, 2015 3:49 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
For nearly twenty years, The Guvernment and Kool Haus nightclub at Queen's Quay and Lower Jarvis Street provided a musical platform for many emerging artists while also hosting popular top-tier ... read more

The Crane Comes Down at Triumph's Howard Park Residences

Howard Park Residences, Triumph Developments, RAW Design, Toronto
March 26, 2015 2:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping an eye on the construction of the first phase of Triumph Developments' Howard Park Residences, an 8-storey residential development on Howard Park Avenue at ... read more

Gairloch's 383 Sorauren Condos to Start Rising in Roncesvalles

Gairloch,Centrestone Urban Developments, 383 Sorauren Avenue, architectsAlliance
March 26, 2015 12:08 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Roncesvalles is known for its expansive selection of eclectic restaurants, shops, and family-oriented activities steps away from public transit. It makes for one of the most desirable place to ... read more

HNR Dundas Square Tower Now Rising Above Street Level

HNR Dundas Square Tower, HNR Properties, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Page+Steele
March 24, 2015 3:48 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Often referred to as one of Toronto's busiest meeting spots, Yonge-Dundas Square will soon become a place that some will call home. HNR Properties is bringing 245 rental units to a place ... read more

Great Gulf's Pace Condos Nearing Final Height at Jarvis and Dundas

Pace Condos, Great Gulf Homes, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Toronto
March 24, 2015 11:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
At the southwest corner of Jarvis and Dundas Streets, Great Gulf Homes' Pace Condos is rising fast. The Diamond Schmitt Architects-designed condominium currently stands 35 ... read more

Temporary Bridge Installed as Massey Tower Excavation Pit Grows

Massey Tower Condos, MOD Developments, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
March 23, 2015 4:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Excavation is progressing at the site of MOD Developments' Massey Tower, a landmark 60-storey, Hariri Pontarini Architects-designed condominium tower coming to Yonge Street across ... read more

Moninder Khudal Talks Up Diam Developments' On The Danforth

Moninder Khudal, President and CEO of Diam Developments, image by Marcus Mitanis
March 23, 2015 12:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
As plans for a new east-end condominium dubbed On The Danforth approach finalization, UrbanToronto sat down with Moninder Khudal, President and CEO of Diam Developments, the developer behind the ... read more

Cladding Installation Progressing at O2 Toronto on Shuter Street

O2 Toronto condominium maisonettes, Identity, Stal, Page + Steele
March 20, 2015 12:03 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New development is having an impact on the neighbourhoods east of Downtown Toronto, the most notable transformation being the ongoing rebuilding of Regent Park. Nearby, the Moss Park neighbourhood ... read more

Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park Entries: Diller Scofidio + Renfro, architectsAlliance, Hood Design

Boardwalk canopy, image by Diller Scofidio Renfro, architectsAlliance, Hood
March 19, 2015 4:28 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
This is the last of five in-depth looks at the entries by the shortlisted teams for the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park design competition. read more

Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park Entries: KPMB Architects, West 8, Greenberg Consultants

Ferry, Toronto, KPMB, greenberg, west 8, park
March 19, 2015 3:20 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
The journey to 'the Island' is the quintessential Toronto experience, and it should be exciting. Once you're on the ferry it usually is, but the trip actually begins at the terminal at the foot of ... read more

Construction of Great Gulf's Monde Condos to Begin This Spring

Monde Condominiums, Moshe Safdie, Quadrangle, Great Gulf Homes
March 19, 2015 1:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over the past several years, private developers have been working with Waterfront Toronto to create the new East Bayfront community. New residential, commercial, institutional and public spaces ... read more

Unique Features Proposed For Mizrahi Developments' The One

The retail atrium would extend 60 metres through the first 8 levels of The One
March 18, 2015 3:10 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
Details on The One, an 80-storey residential and retail development on the corner of Yonge and Bloor Streets, have been long anticipated since the sale of the land was announced last year. Mizrahi ... read more

Provincial Government to Review Growth and Greenbelt Plans

Greenbelt Plan, Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, Oak Ridges Moraine
March 18, 2015 12:06 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since 2005 7,200 square kilometres of land has been protected from development by provincial Greenbelt legislation, inhibiting urban sprawl while ensuring the preservation of rural landscapes ... read more

Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park Entries: Quadrangle Architects, aLLDesign, Janet Rosenberg & Studio

Beach, splash pad, walkway, image by Quadrangle, aLLDesign, Janet Rosenberg
March 17, 2015 5:30 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The journey to 'the Island' is the quintessential Toronto experience, and it should be exciting. Once you're on the ferry it usually is, but the trip actually begins at the terminal at the foot of ... read more

First Pour for the Code Condos on St Clair Avenue West

BLVD Developments, Lifetime Developments, The Code Condos, Hariri Pontarini
March 17, 2015 3:33 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
For those Torontonians who do not want to live in the hustle and bustle of the downtown core or in one of the many condominium high-rises that have been built over the past decade, but who still ... read more

Toronto to Get a New Courthouse Adjacent to City Hall

March 17, 2015 11:28 am | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
While more and more people chose to live in Downtown Toronto to enjoy an urban way of life, the primary land use in this changing part of town remains quite unchanged as businesses and government ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Reveals Ferry Terminal Competition Entries

March 16, 2015 4:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Waterfront Toronto has revealed the entries from each of the five teams competing to design the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal redevelopment at the foot of Bay Street. The current terminal is ... read more

Tableau Condos Taking Shape in the Entertainment District

Tableau Condominiums, UrbanCapital, Malibu Investments, ALIT, Wallman
March 16, 2015 2:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Out of the many condo developments rising in Toronto's Entertainment District, few will offer a street level experience as visually engaging as the Wallman Architects-designed Tableau ... read more

Studio2 Continues to Rise Next to Topped-Off First Phase

Studio and Studio2 on Richmond, Aspen Ridge Homes, Toronto
March 16, 2015 11:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the few months since we last caught up with Aspen Ridge Homes' Studio on Richmond, there has been plenty of progress to report on about the Quadrangle Architects-designed ... read more

The Top 10 Tallest Towers Coming to Toronto's Skyline

The 10 Tallest Developments Planned for Toronto
March 13, 2015 6:48 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recent announcement of Mizrahi Development's proposed tower 'The One' seems to have hit Toronto like a bombshell. The involvement of world-renowned architectural firm Foster + Partners has the ... read more