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St. Michael's Hospital Addition Reaches Grade on Queen

St. Michael's Hospital, Peter Gilgan Patient Care Tower, Toronto
January 27, 2016 11:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Almost one year after Bondfield Construction was awarded the contract to construct a 17-storey addition to St. Michael's Hospital on the northeast corner of Queen and Victoria ... read more

Excavation Ongoing at Site of Rockport's Montgomery Square

Montgomery Square, Toronto, RAW Design, The Rockport Group
January 26, 2016 10:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Several months after we last covered the demolition of the rear portion of the historic Postal Station K, excavation is well underway for Rockport Group's Montgomery Square, a ... read more

Developers Open Dialogue On Galleria Mall Redevelopment

Galleria mall, Urban Strategies, Public Work, BA, Freed, Elad, hariri pontarini
January 25, 2016 4:17 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Situated at the southwest corner of Dufferin and Dupont Streets, the Galleria Shopping Centre was recently purchased by Freed Developments and ELAD Canada at a price tag of $80 million. Last ... read more

Below-Grade Levels Progressing for E Condos' South Tower

E Condos, Bazis, RioCan, Metropia, Roy Varacalli, Toronto
January 25, 2016 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Roughly three months after the October, 2015, 3,300 cubic metre concrete pour formed the foundation raft slab for the south tower of Bazis, Metropia, and RioCan's E ... read more

Above Grade Progress Apparent at Daniels' The Bartholomew

The Bartholomew, Quadrangle Architects, The Daniels Corporation, Toronto
January 25, 2016 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Daniels Corporation's The Bartholomew reached a major milestone when work hit grade back at the end of October, and since then work has been progressing on the initial above-ground ... read more

Enigma on the Park Renewing West End Toronto Neighbourhood

Enigma on the Park, Aragon Properties, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
January 25, 2016 12:00 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
From the leafy enclave of MacGregor Park, adjacent to a school field, and nestled between Bloordale, Brockton Village, and the Barrie GO Rail tracks, the future site of Aragon's Enigma on the ... read more

Excavation Underway for Plaza's 50 at Wellesley Station

50 at Wellesley Station, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
January 25, 2016 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since we last visited the site of Plaza's 50 at Wellesley Station, a Quadrangle Architects-designed condominium tower set to rise 37 storeys over Wellesley ... read more

BLVD and Lifetime's The Code Condo Tops Off on St. Clair West

The Code Condos, Toronto, BLVD Developments, Lifetime Developments
January 22, 2016 4:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been almost three months since we visited the site of BLVD Developments and Lifetime Developments' The Code Condos, a 9-storey, Hariri Pontarini ... read more

Getting a Peek at Yonge Eglinton Centre's New Rooftop Patio

Yonge Eglinton Centre, RioCan, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Toronto
January 21, 2016 1:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Several months after the August 20th opening of anchor tenant Winner's on the second level of RioCan's Yonge Eglinton Centre expansion, a new element of the development is now ... read more

Westinghouse Building Disassembly Underway at King Blue Site

King Blue Condominiums, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Greenland
January 21, 2016 12:36 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two months after preliminary prep work began on the 6-storey Canadian Westinghouse Building at the southeast corner of King Street and Blue Jays Way, crews have begun the delicate task of ... read more

Fuse Condos Now Topped Out in Davenport Village

fuse condos, Neudorfer Corporation, Barrett, Burka Architects, davenport
January 20, 2016 5:00 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Fuse & Fuse2 Condos, currently under construction at the intersection of Lansdowne and Dupont, is transforming the skyline of a formerly fully industrial area of Toronto that is now becoming ... read more

Below-Grade Levels Progressing at MOD's Massey Tower

Massey Tower condos, Toronto, MOD Developments, Hariri Pontarini Architects
January 20, 2016 4:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been just under six weeks since we last looked in on construction work at MOD Developments' Massey Tower, a slim, 60-storey condominium designed by Hariri Pontarini ... read more

Diller Scofidio + Renfro and aA to Design U of T's Redevelopment of McLaughlin Planetarium Site

U of T Centre Civilizations Cultures, architectsAlliance, Diller Scofidio+Renfro
January 20, 2016 2:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
16 months after the University of Toronto announced their intention to construct a new academic and cultural complex at 90 Queen’s Park Crescent—the site of the long-shuttered McLaughlin ... read more

Foundation Levels Underway at GWL's 43 Gerrard West

43 Gerrard West, GWL Realty Advisors, IBI Group Architects, Toronto
January 20, 2016 10:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Several months after excavation began last summer at the site of GWL Realty Advisors' 43 Gerrard West, the first work to head back up to the surface is now under way on the ... read more

Shoring Under Way for Bazis and Plaza's 1 Yorkville

1 Yorkville, Bazis, Plaza, Roy Varacalli, Toronto
January 19, 2016 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month, crews from TMG Builders were in the process of preparing a block of heritage building frontages at the site of Bazis and Plaza's 1 Yorkville, a 58-storey ... read more

Trinity Ravine Towers Puts Seniors in Heart of the Community

Trinity Ravine Towers, Toronto, by Trinity Ravine Towers, Reinders + Rieder
January 19, 2016 12:28 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
"For the first time in its history, Statscan has reported that Canada's over-65 population outnumbers our under-15 population," Kern Kalideen, Executive Pastor of Scarborough's Global Kingdom ... read more

BMO Field Renovations Progressing at Exhibition Place

BMO Field, Maple Leaf Sports + Entertainment, Gensler, Toronto
January 19, 2016 11:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing renovation and expansion of BMO Field continues to progress in Exhibition Place. Led by Maple Leaf Sports + Entertainment, builder PCL Constructors, and ... read more

Tridel's Wedge-Shaped Ten York Podium Rising Beside Gardiner

Ten York Street Condos, Toronto, Tridel, Wallman Architects
January 18, 2016 5:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rising from a narrow wedge-shaped footprint in Toronto's burgeoning South Core, the wedge-shaped podium of Tridel's Ten York Street Condos is now catching the eyes of passing ... read more