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Ïce Condominiums' East Tower Nearing Completion

Ïce Condominiums, architecsAlliance, NAK Design Strategies, Lanterra
May 15, 2015 3:58 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
Recognized for their 'Swiss Cheese' rooftops, Lanterra Developments' Ïce Condominiums development consists of a 57-storey and a 67-storey tower which have risen high, expanding Toronto's ... read more

Lash Group of Companies Celebrating 60 Years

Larry Blankenstein at Design Centre north of Downsview, image by Marcus Mitanis
May 15, 2015 1:30 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
It has been a busy year so far for the Lash Group of Companies, who just last month celebrated the grand opening of their project at St. Clair and Bathurst, The Barrington Condos. It's a ... read more

U of T's Robarts Library Preparing for Major Expansion

Robarts Library, University of Toronto, Diamond Schmitt Architects
May 15, 2015 12:03 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since opening over 40 years ago, The University of Toronto’s John P. Robarts Research Library, more commonly known simply as 'Robarts', is among the university’s most striking modern structures, a ... read more

Toronto Public Library's 100th Branch to Open on May 20th

Scarborough Civic Centre Library, LGA Architectural Partners
May 14, 2015 2:12 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On Wednesday May 20th, the Toronto Public Library is set to celebrate a major milestone as the system opens its 100th branch. Already one of the largest networks of public libraries in North ... read more

Cladding and Interior Work Progresses at Yorkville Condominiums

The Yorkville Condominiums, Toronto by Lifetime Developments, Wallman Architects
May 13, 2015 5:34 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In the several months since we last checked in on the construction progress of The Yorkville Condominiums, the 31-storey building's unique, copper-coloured cladding has now been almost fully ... read more

Empire to Break Ground for Eau du Soleil Condos on May 23

Eau du Soleil condos, Empire Communities, Zeidler, Richmond, Toronto
May 13, 2015 3:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
One of the tallest buildings planned for Toronto will break ground this month. Not in our bustling Downtown Core, nor the growing midtown node at Yonge and Eglinton, but in the fast-rising Humber ... read more

Renderings of 1 Eglinton East Reveal Sleek Hariri Pontarini Design

May 13, 2015 12:35 pm | by Craig White | Comments
New renderings of 1 Eglinton East, a proposed 68-storey mixed use retail-office-condo tower by Davpart Inc. on the southeast corner of Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue are given us a much better ... read more

Karma Condos Rises into Toronto Skyline as Glazing Installed

Karma Condos, Toronto by Lifetime Developments and CentreCourt Developments
May 13, 2015 10:38 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Karma Condos, a 50-storey residential tower at 21 Grenville Street in Downtown Toronto, has reached a major milestone in construction. Developed by partnership of Lifetime ... read more

Revised Proposal in the Works for Theatre District Condos

30 Widmer Street, Toronto by Plaza, Quadrangle Architects
May 12, 2015 4:07 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In February, we introduced a new, 51 storey high-rise development proposal from Plaza and Quadrangle Architects at 30 Widmer Street in Toronto's Entertainment District. The proposal, initially ... read more

Crane Installed at CentreCourt Developments' Core Condos

Core Condos, CenterCourt Developments, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects
May 12, 2015 12:38 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
With its 220 condominium units sold out within its first three weeks on the market, CentreCourt Developments' Core Condos has been able to draw buyers to the east side of Downtown, where ... read more

Replicated Facade at Bay Adelaide East Revealed as East Tower Crane Comes Down

Bay Adelaide Centre, Toronto by Brookfield Office Properties, WZMH Architects
May 11, 2015 4:45 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The East Tower of Brookfield Properties Bay Adelaide Centre has reached two major milestones, with the topped-off skyscraper now seeing the removal of its east crane, as well as the ... read more

Balconies Stand Out at Studio on Richmond by Aspen Ridge

May 11, 2015 3:17 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the heart of Toronto's Entertainment District, the finishing touches are currently being installed on Aspen Ridge Homes' Studio on Richmond condominiums, while the development's taller ... read more

Podium Levels Taking Shape for Lago at the Waterfront

Lago at the Waterfront, Monarch, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Toronto
May 11, 2015 10:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is progressing along on the podium levels of Monarch Group's Lago at the Waterfront, a 49-storey, Graziani + Corazza Architects-designed condominium development under ... read more

Finishing Touches Being Added To BMO Field Renovations

BMO Field, Maple Leaf Sports + Entertainment, Gensler
May 8, 2015 5:15 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
As the countdown begins for the Toronto FC's home opener against Houston Dynamo on May 10th, all eyes are on BMO Field as the first of three phases of its renovation is essentially complete. ... read more

City Seeks Public Engagement on Downtown East Revitalization

Downtown East Revitalization, Toronto
May 8, 2015 4:07 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
As a part of the ongoing Downtown East Revitalization, the City of Toronto is hosting a Community Consultation meeting on Wednesday, May 20, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at the 291 George Street TCHC ... read more

Greenland Group Breaks Ground on King Blue Development

King Blue Condos, Greenland Group, Toronto, Page + Steele / IBI Group
May 8, 2015 1:36 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This morning, Shanghai-based developer Greenland Group broke ground on their King Blue development, located at the intersection of King Street West and Blue Jays Way in the heart of Toronto's ... read more

19th Century Schooner Uncovered at CityPlace Excavation Site

Newton, Forward, Concord Adex, CityPlace, Toronto, archaeology, dig, excavation
May 8, 2015 11:53 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Various land reclamation projects have dramatically altered Toronto's shoreline over several generations, burying much of our waterfront's history in the process. As redevelopment reshapes this ... read more

Humbold Properties Proposes 56-Storey Tower on Adelaide

2217 Adelaide West, Toronto, by Humbold Properties, Kirkor Architects & Planners
May 7, 2015 6:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Humbold Properties, a developer and manager of office, retail, and industrial properties across the GTA, is proposing to develop a surface parking lot that they own at 217 Adelaide Street West in ... read more

Construction Progressing at Phantom's Jade Waterfront Condos

Jade Waterfront Condos, Phantom Developments, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
May 7, 2015 3:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Among the many new high-rises climbing into the skyline of Toronto's Humber Bay Shores area, Phantom Developments' Jade Waterfront is starting to make quite the impact. With work ... read more

A Closer Look at Kirkor's Design for 55 Eglinton East

55 Eglinton Avenue East, State Building Group, Kirkor Architects, Toronto
May 6, 2015 4:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Earlier this year, we got our first look at State Building Group's proposed redevelopment of 55 Eglinton Avenue East, currently an 8-storey building, with a 47-storey tower by Kirkor ... read more