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Construction Progressing at Site of Chestnut Hill's Life Condos

Life Condos, Chestnut Hill Homes, A2A Capital Management, Quadrangle Architects
January 20, 2015 11:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just south of the rapidly intensifying Yonge and Eglinton area in Toronto's Midtown, Davisville is another hot development node gearing up for some big changes in 2015. There are a handful of new ... read more

Demolition Marks Start of Work at Freed's 155 Redpath

155 Redpath Condominiums, Freed, architectsAlliance
January 19, 2015 6:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another high-rise development is under way in the Yonge and Eglinton area, as demolition has commenced at the site of Freed Developments and CD Capital's 155 Redpath ... read more

Demolition Continues at Site of Canderel's YC Condos

YC Condos, Canderel, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Toronto
January 19, 2015 5:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work on Canderel's YC Condos officially got under way last month with a ceremonial groundbreaking marking the start of demolition on the two-storey commercial building at 454-468 ... read more

Stollerys Demolition Begins Amid Heritage Concerns

Stollerys occupied the southwest corner for 114 years, image by Forum kotsy
January 19, 2015 3:20 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Questions over whether the building housing Stollerys at the southwest corner of Yonge and Bloor should be preserved may be moot after demolition work began on the structure this past weekend. The ... read more

Bloor-Yorkville and Surroundings: Growth to Watch For in 2015

Bloor-Yorkville, Growth to Watch For in 2015
January 14, 2015 7:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last week we started off our preview of 2015 with articles covering two of midtown Toronto's primary growth nodes, Yonge and Eglinton and St. Clair Avenue West. Today we continue our Growth to ... read more

Demolition Complete on the Site of North Drive's The High Park

The High Park, Quadrangle Architects, North Drive Investments, Bloor West
January 14, 2015 2:30 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
It's been more than three years since we first heard about North Drive Investments' The High Park, a condominium development at 1990 Bloor Street West. Designed by Quadrangle ... read more

Time-Lapse Video Shows Aura at College Park Rise into Skyline

Aura at College Park, Canderel, Graziani + Corazza, Toronto
January 13, 2015 2:57 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction crews are being replaced by residents at Canderel's Aura at College Park, a 78-storey, Graziani + Corazza Architects-designed condominium tower at the corner of Yonge ... read more

UTSC Environmental Science & Chemistry Catching Attention

UTSC Environmental Science & Chemistry, Diamond Schmitt Architects, EllisDon
January 13, 2015 2:06 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
U of T Scarborough Campus' growth over the past few years has translated into the construction of several new buildings adding more classrooms, office spaces, labs, etc. While most of the campus ... read more

Teams Shortlisted for Jack Layton Ferry Terminal Rebuild

Current entrance to the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal, Toronto
January 12, 2015 3:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Waterfront Toronto has announced the five teams who have qualified for a design competition to revitalize the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and adjacent Harbour Square Park at the heart of Toronto's ... read more

Ryerson Student Learning Centre Sporting The Blues

Looking northeast towards the Ryerson Student Learning Centre, Toronto
January 12, 2015 2:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Ryerson University's high-profile new Student Learning Centre under construction on Yonge Street a block north of Dundas is suddenly sporting some serious blues, but despite the weather, it's not ... read more

St. Clair West from Yonge: Growth to Watch For in 2015

St. Clair West, Growth to Watch For in 2015
January 9, 2015 5:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this week we introduced the first of many articles that look forward to the new developments expected to see activity over the course of 2015. In our last feature we discussed the thriving ... read more

Toronto's First Suburban Strip Plaza Proposed for Redevelopment

Sunny brook Plaza, Bayview and Eglinton, Toronto, as seen on Apple Maps
January 9, 2015 3:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Sunnybrook Plaza, the first suburban strip plaza built in Toronto, has been proposed for demolition and redevelopment. This first collection of stores in the city with a parking lot out front was ... read more

Toronto Urban Land Institute Hosting Pan Am Village Panel

Pan Am Village, West Don Lands, DundeeKilmer Developments, Toronto
January 9, 2015 11:18 am | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The Toronto Urban Land Institute is organizing a panel discussion about the Pan Am Village, currently under construction in the West Don Lands, east of downtown Toronto. The panel aims to take an ... read more

Streetcar's Carlaw and Taylor Condos Rising In Leslieville

The Carlaw under construction in Toronto by Streetcar Developments
January 8, 2015 5:17 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It was in October of 2014 when we last looked in on a pair of projects now under construction by Streetcar Developments in Toronto's Leslieville neighbourhood. Side-by-side on Dundas Street East ... read more

Abacus Lofts Adding a Futuristic Touch to Dundas Street West

Abacus Lofts, Quadrangle Architects, RAW, DAZ, 59 Project Management, Dundas
January 8, 2015 2:45 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
In a strategy of intensification of its main avenues, Toronto is seeing more and more mid-rise buildings adding density—and sometimes even character—to streets and neighbourhoods whose urban ... read more

The Mercer Approaching Completion Across From Metro Hall

The Mercer, Beaverhall Homes, Graywood Developments, Entertainment District
January 7, 2015 10:52 am | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The Entertainment District will soon welcome new residents as The Mercer is quickly making its way towards completion, at the corner of John and Mercer, just South of King Street. Since our ... read more

Sleek Cladding Nears the Top of Freed's Thompson Residences

Thompson Residences, Freed, Saucier + Perrotte Architects, Toronto
January 6, 2015 7:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Now topped off at 15 storeys on a hip and active stretch of King Street West, Freed Developments' Thompson Residences is bringing an exciting presence to the neighbourhood with its ... read more

Cranes Disappear from Bazis, Metropia and Plaza's Emerald Park

Emerald Park Condos, Rosario "Roy" Varacalli, Metropia, Bazis, Plaza, North York
January 6, 2015 5:15 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
We have closely followed the construction of Emerald Park Condos at the corner of Yonge and Bogert, just south of Sheppard in the changing neighbourhood of North York. Completion will ... read more

Yonge and Eglinton: Growth to Watch For in 2015

Yonge and Eglinton, Growth to Watch For in 2015
January 6, 2015 2:34 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A year ago at this time we ran several stories covering growth to watch out for over the course of 2014, each for a different Toronto neighbourhood. With a new year upon us, we are looking ... read more

Topping Off 2014: Our Most Popular News Stories

Topping Off 2014: Our Most Popular News Stories
January 5, 2015 6:18 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Over the course of a year, over a thousand news items pop up on UrbanToronto's front page, and of that group, there are always going to be stories that cause more excitement than others. This past ... read more