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Streetcar Developments' The Taylor Revealing its Form in Leslieville

The Taylor, The Carlaw, Streetcar Developments, TACT Architecture
June 3, 2015 1:22 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
Located a short distance east of Downtown Toronto, the Leslieville neighborhood is the site of two side-by-side projects from Streetcar Developments called The Taylor and The ... read more

Pace Condos Approaching Top-Off at Jarvis and Dundas

Great Gulf Homes, Pace Condos, Diamond Schmitt Architects
June 3, 2015 12:50 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
Located at the southwest corner of Jarvis and Dundas, Great Gulf Homes' recent development, Pace Condos is nearing its topping off. At the time of our last update, we saw the cladding ... read more

Finishing Touches Continue as Residents Move into Ivory on Adelaide

Ivory on Adelaide condos, Plaza, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
June 2, 2015 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Most of the construction workers responsible for building Plaza's Ivory on Adelaide have been supplanted by residents as the final elements of work are wrapping up for the ... read more

New Library Opens at Scarborough Civic Centre

Scarborough Civic Centre Library, LGA Architectural Partners
June 2, 2015 2:03 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On May 20th, the Scarborough Civic Centre Library officially opened to the public. UrbanToronto was on hand to photograph the festivities and get a first-hand look at the completed project, as ... read more

Construction of HNR Dundas Square Tower Progressing

HNR Dundas Square Tower, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Diamond Schmitt, Toronto
June 2, 2015 12:57 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since we last checked in on the construction progress of HNR Properties' HNR Dundas Square Tower, rising on Victoria Street, immediately south of Dundas Square. ... read more

Nathan Phillips Square Revitalization Progressing

Nathan Phillips Square Revitalization, Pirkins + Will, Plant Architects
June 1, 2015 4:20 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
It has now been exactly 50 years since Nathan Philips Square opened to the public. In the years that followed its opening the square would be the hub of municipal politics, a centre for ... read more

Work Progresses at Balliol Park Rentals near Yonge & Davisville

Balliol Park, Toronto by Shiplake Management Company, Diamond Schmitt Architects
June 1, 2015 3:35 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The Yonge & Davisville area has long been one of Midtown Toronto's densest residential communities, with a large cluster of high-rise development dating back to a previous construction boom in ... read more

Ground Broken for City Core's Harmony Village Sheppard

June 1, 2015 2:45 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Over the weekend, Harmony Village Sheppard by City Core Developments and Fortress Real Developments, celebrated its ground-breaking ceremony in style. Outfitted with a gleaming white ... read more

Lobby Space Takes Shape at Allied's Queen Richmond Centre West

QRC West, Allied Properties REIT, Sweeny &Co, Stephenson, Toronto
June 1, 2015 12:44 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Entertainment District continues to grow into one of Canada's most densely inhabited neighbourhoods, and while most of the growth has is in the form of high-rise residential, new office and ... read more

Topping Off May 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off May 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
June 1, 2015 10:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New and evolving proposals made May another busy month for us here at UrbanToronto. With those 31 days now in the books, it is time once again for our monthly roundup of the hottest news stories, ... read more

Shoring Work Proceeding for Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts

Daniels Waterfront condos, office, retail, Toronto, RAW Design, Daniels Corp
May 29, 2015 5:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recent demolition of the former Guvernment night club at Queens Quay and Jarvis cleared the way for The Daniels Corporation's ambitious multi-phase development, dubbed Daniels ... read more

Empire Celebrates the start of Construction on Eau du Soleil

The first shovel-load of earth is lifted for Eau du Soleil condos, Toronto
May 29, 2015 4:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Last Saturday, May 23, Empire Communities celebrated the start of construction at Eau du Soleil Condos with a ground breaking event for purchasers of suites in the sky-scraping development. The ... read more

Retail Spaces Taking Shape at Camrost-Felcorp's Imperial Plaza

Imperial Plaza, Camrost-Felcorp, Toronto, retail, LCBO, Blue Diamond Condos
May 29, 2015 2:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The restoration and condo-conversion of one of Midtown Toronto's finest architectural landmarks is nearing completion, as the finishing touches are being carried out ... read more

Below-Grade Work Continues on Cumberland at Yorkville Plaza

Cumberland at Yorkville Plaza, Camrost-Felcorp, WZMH Architects, Toronto
May 29, 2015 1:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As work finishes up on Camrost-Felcorp's conversion of the former Four Seasons Yorkville into a new mixed-use condominium complex, the site of the hotel's former southern podium wing is abuzz ... read more

Rosalie Sharp Pavilion to Act as Gateway to OCAD University

The scrim provides additional height to the building, image by Bortolotto
May 29, 2015 12:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The intersection of Dundas and McCaul Streets already provides a vantage point from which to see two highly unique buildings—OCAD University's Sharp Centre for Design by Will Alsop, and Frank ... read more

Scale Model of Regent Park Gives Insight into the Future

Regent Park Revitalization, The Daniels Corporation, Toronto Community Housing
May 26, 2015 6:28 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the decade since the start of the Regent Park Revitalization, Canada's oldest and largest public housing project has been transformed from an example of well-intentioned but failed ... read more

Unique Student Amenities Planned for CentreCourt's Grid Condos

The Grid Learning Centre, image courtesy of CentreCourt Developments
May 26, 2015 10:45 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Toronto's Downtown East Side has witnessed a surge in development recently, especially around the intersection of Dundas and Jarvis, where CentreCourt Developments is planning a ... read more

Aqualina at Bayside Breaks Ground on the Waterfront

Aqualina sits between Sherbourne Common and Aquavista, image by Marcus Mitanis
May 22, 2015 5:10 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Though work has already begun on the site, the ceremonial ground breaking for Aqualina at Bayside was held today at the water's edge. Mayor John Tory, Deputy Mayor Pam McConnell, Waterfront ... read more

City Launches Development Notice Sign Pilot Project

The City of Toronto
May 22, 2015 12:21 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
The City of Toronto is growing and that means every corner of the city is seeing its fair share of new developments rise. With nearly every development that we see across the GTA, we also see the ... read more

The Ravine Holding Grand Opening Carnival This Weekend

Interior of the presentation centre, image by Urban Capital/ALIT Developments
May 22, 2015 11:05 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Urban Capital and ALIT Developments are hosting the grand opening for The Ravine this weekend with a bit of a twist. Carnival games, a Tiny Tom's donut truck, cotton candy, popcorn ... read more