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EY Tower's Unique Aesthetic Takes Shape on Adelaide West

EY Tower, Toronto, by Oxford Properties, Kohn Pederson Fox Associates
September 14, 2015 4:15 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In the month since our last construction update, the impressive progress of Oxford Properties' EY Tower has begun transforming the streetscape of Adelaide West in the Financial District, and is ... read more

Gupta Group Announces 52-Storey Rosedale on Bloor Condos

Rosedale on Bloor, Page+Steele/IBI Group Architects, Toronto
September 11, 2015 6:05 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
The Gupta Group has released plans for a tower a few blocks east of Toronto's Bloor-Yonge corner, complete with new details on what will ultimately become a mixed-used high-rise condo/hotel ... read more

Centennial College's Culinary Arts Centre Tops Off

Residence and Culinary Arts Centre, Toronto, by Centennial College
September 11, 2015 3:51 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The remarkable transformation of Centennial College's Progress Campus is continuing, with Diamond Schmitt Architects' new Residence and Culinary Arts Centre now topped off, contributing to a new, ... read more

Crane Raised at E Condos Site at Yonge and Eglinton

E Condos, Toronto, Roy Varacalli, Bazis Inc., Metropia, RioCan
September 11, 2015 1:36 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work continues at the site of Bazis, Metropia and RioCan's E Condos, a new two-tower Rosario Varacalli-designed condominium development under construction at the ... read more

Inaugural Planning Review Panel to Involve 28 Toronto Residents

City of Toronto, Planning Review Panel
September 10, 2015 12:48 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In an effort to foster community involvement in the complex urban planning process, Toronto's Planning Department has sent out thousands of invitations to volunteer for the City’s inaugural ... read more

Registration Under Way for Cityzen and Fernbrook's 158 Front East

158 Front East Condominiums, Toronto, Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes
September 9, 2015 5:19 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following the release of its final renderings, the marketing and registration is well under way for Cityzen Development Group and Fernbrook Homes' 158 Front Street East. ... read more

Crane Raised at Regent Park Site of The Bartholomew Condos

The Bartholomew, Quadrangle Architects, The Daniels Corporation, Toronto
September 9, 2015 11:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A decade into The Daniels Corporation's and Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC)'s multi-phased Regent Park revitalization, cranes continue to pop up in the ... read more

The Crane Also Rises: A Tale of Three Toronto Mansions

Casey House, Bird Construction Company, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
September 8, 2015 4:11 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
When Ernest Hemingway came to Toronto in 1920, having landed a job at the Toronto Star, the city and the fiery young writer did not get along. Toronto the Good, perceived from the generous corner ... read more

Bjarke Ingels' Telus Sky Forges Ahead in Calgary

Telus Sky, Bjarke Ingels Group, Calgary, Canada
September 7, 2015 12:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The site of one of Canada's most highly anticipated new towers is now almost fully excavated as the 59-storey Telus Sky gears up for its ascent. The office, residential and retail complex will ... read more

Landscaping Progressing Quickly Around Waterlink at Pier 27

Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook Homes, Waterlink at Pier 27, aA, toronto
September 4, 2015 2:47 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Cityzen Development Group and Fernbrook Homes' four-building project Waterlink at Pier 27 welcomed its first residents last year, while other aspects of the development were ... read more

Streetcar's Carnaby Condos Transforming Queen and Gladstone

Streetcar Development, Dream, TACT Architecture, Carnaby, Twenty Condos, Toronto
September 4, 2015 11:30 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Rapidly taking shape in the heart of West Queen West, Streetcar Developments and Dream's Carnaby complex of lofts and condominiums at the corner of Queen and Gladstone is transforming an entire ... read more

Plaza's Musée Condos Growing Larger on Adelaide Street West

Musee Condos, Toronto, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects
September 3, 2015 6:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been little over two months since we last checked in on the construction site for Plaza's Musée Condos, a 17-storey, Quadrangle Architects-designed condominium ... read more

Tower at Pier 27 Condos Launched by Cityzen and Fernbrook

Tower at Pier 27, Toronto, Fernbrook Homes, Cityzen, arhchitectsAlliance
September 2, 2015 4:54 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As the Tower at Pier 27 was officially launched earlier today, new renderings of the project were released, revealing a distinctively kinetic design that is soon set to join Toronto's ... read more

New Plan for 177 Front East Seeks Approval at City Hall, OMB

177-197 Front St. E., Pemberton Group, Wallman Architects, Toronto
September 2, 2015 11:32 am | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Since late 2010, speculation over the fate of 177-197 Front St. East, a parcel of downtown real estate which included Downtown Acura and Sobey's, with the remainder of the site operating as a ... read more

Demolition Wrapping Up on Church Street Site for Tridel's Alter

Alter, Tridel, architectsAlliance, Toronto
September 1, 2015 1:03 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Preparation work for Tridel's Alter, a 34-storey condominium tower designed by architectsAlliance, has been proceeding on the development's Church Street site for a few months ... read more

Topping Off August 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off August 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
September 1, 2015 10:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Time to round up another month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk in Toronto, with a look at our hottest news stories, dataBase files, and Forum threads from the month of ... read more

Excavation Continues at Daniels Waterfront: City of the Arts

Panoramic overview of the construction in August 2015, image by kotsy
August 31, 2015 12:47 pm | by Chris Kotsy | Comments
The dual office phase of Daniels Waterfront: City of the Arts’ excavation is proceeding down at Queens Quay and Jarvis Street by Toronto Harbour. The deepest section of the site measures now ... read more

Davenport Village Reaching New Heights With Fuse Condos

Fuse condos, Neudorfer Corporation, Channington Developments, Barrett Architect
August 31, 2015 11:40 am | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Toronto's Davenport Village has experienced a dramatic demographic and architectural change over the past few years, as several thousand people are flocking into the newly built townhouses, ... read more

Restored Beaux Arts Facades Revealed at One King West

One King West Hotel and Residences, Toronto
August 28, 2015 4:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last spring, work got under way on a $5 million restoration of the Beaux-Arts style terra cotta and granite facade of the One King West Hotel & Residence at Yonge and King Streets. ... read more

Excavation Under Way at Site of Worsley's Totem Condos

Totem Condos, Worsley Urban Partners, RAW Design, Toronto
August 28, 2015 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Excavation is now under way at the site of Worsley Urban Partners' Totem Condos, a new 18-storey, 120-unit condominium development coming to Dundonald Street, a block north of Wellesley ... read more