news | development

39-Storey Douglas Cardinal Design for Condo at 100 Davenport

100 Davenport, Toronto, by Diamante Development, Douglas Cardinal
December 18, 2015 6:18 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
"Urban centres are often very static and rigid forms," renowned architect Douglas Cardinal explains, characterizing many of the high-rise clusters that dominate North American downtowns—including ... read more

Mizrahi Proposes Luxury Condo at Hazelton and Davenport

128 Hazelton, Toronto, by Mizrahi Developments, AUDEX architecture
December 18, 2015 5:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
A Mizrahi Developments proposal for a 9-storey condo at 128 Hazleton Avenue has been received by the City of Toronto, with renderings showing an AUDAX architecture design that the firm calls ... read more

First Gulf's Globe and Mail Centre Topped-off On King East

Globe and Mail Centre, First Gulf, Toronto
December 18, 2015 4:44 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
A gathering of press, photographers, and a selection of executives and local politicians—including First Gulf CEO David Gerofsky, Ontario MPP Glen Murray, Toronto Mayor John Tory, and Publisher ... read more

Diamante Launching Diamond Condos on Yonge in North York

The Diamond Condominiums on Yonge, Diamante, ZAP, North York
December 18, 2015 4:13 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a long time coming, but Diamante Development is now ready to launch the marketing for The Diamond Condominiums on Yonge, a 30 storey tower to rise on a block shared with St. ... read more

Bazis and Plaza Gear Up For Construction of 1 Yorkville

The back of the storefronts mid-demolition, 1 Yorkville, Toronto
December 16, 2015 3:26 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Bazis and Plaza are gearing up for construction of their new condominium tower named after its address of 1 Yorkville. Designed by architect Roy Varacalli to soar to over 600 feet into the ... read more

Lifetime's The Bond Grows Taller in the Entertainment District

The Bond Condominiums, Toronto, Lifetime Developments, Core Architects
December 16, 2015 12:36 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been about two months since we last checked in on the construction progress of Lifetime Developments' The Bond, a 42-storey Core Architects-designed condominium development ... read more

Design Guidelines for Toronto's New Provincial Courthouse Emerge

Centre Street Courthouse, Toronto, by Infrastructure Ontario, AECOM
December 15, 2015 5:12 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Earlier today, the City of Toronto's Design Review Panel (DRP) was offered a first look at emerging Urban Design Guidelines for the new provincial courthouse to be built immediately northwest of ... read more

John McEwen's "The Miracle" debuts at Sherway Gardens

December 14, 2015 4:15 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
In step with the ongoing $500 million expansion efforts now well underway at Cadillac Fairview's Sherway Gardens shopping centre in the Toronto suburb of Etobicoke, the work of local artist John ... read more

Redesigned 1 Eglinton East Sees Podium Reconfigured

1 Eglinton East, Toronto, by Davpart, Hariri Pontarini
December 14, 2015 12:48 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
A revised design for 1 Eglinton East has recently come to light, with Davpart Inc.'s showpiece Yonge & Eglinton tower slightly reduced in height to 65 storeys from 68. Height aside, the most ... read more

Fuse Condos Nears Final Height as Second Phase Rises

Fuse Condos, Toronto, Neudorfer, Barrett, Burka
December 14, 2015 12:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the final residential level now in place, forming of the mechanical penthouse is now under way for the 27-storey first phase of Neudorfer Corporation's Fuse & Fuse2 Condos, ... read more

Diamond Schmitt Architects Selected for Lincoln Center Revitalization Project in New York City

David Geffen Hall, New York, Heatherwick, Lincoln Center, Diamond Schmitt
December 11, 2015 12:15 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Our sister site has news out of New York City, where Toronto's own Diamond Schmitt Architects and London's Heatherwick Studio have won a design ... read more

Local Opinion Divided on 45-Storey Condo Proposal at 411 Church

411 Church, Toronto, by CentreCourt, Page + Steele / IBI Group
December 9, 2015 5:05 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Last night, the first public meeting regarding CentreCourt Development's recent proposal for a 45-storey condo tower at 411 Church Street was held, giving neighbouring residents in this central ... read more

Plaza's Musée Condos Reaching Final Height on Adelaide

Musée Condos, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
December 9, 2015 1:36 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
At the time of our September update on Plaza's Musée Condos, the 17-storey Quadrangle Architects-designed condominium development had just reached a height of ten storeys. ... read more

Menkes Proposes 49-Storey Tower at Yonge and Sheppard

4800 Yonge Street, Menkes, Arquitectonica, Toronto
December 9, 2015 12:24 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Developer Menkes is seeking an Official Plan Amendment (OPA) to permit a mixed-use tower at 4800 Yonge Street, a 0.415 hectare site situated on the southwest corner of Yonge and Sheppard. The ... read more

Major Redevelopment Proposed for Don Valley Hotel Site

December 9, 2015 11:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
An application is being considered at the December Toronto City Council meeting to amend a site specific zoning by-law enacted in 2007 for 175 Wynford Drive, a site owned by Allied ... read more

TAS' Condo/Library Proposal on Dupont and Campbell Revised

299 Campbell Ave, Toronto, by TAS, Teeple Architects
December 8, 2015 4:58 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In 2012, a TAS proposal first emerged for a Teeple Architects-designed condominium at 299 Campbell Avenue along Dupont, and just west of the Barrie GO rail corridor. Designed to house a new ... read more

Lago and Riva del Lago Condos Growing on Etobicoke's Waterfront

Lago at the Waterfront, Riva del Lago, Monarch, Mattamy, Toronto
December 8, 2015 3:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The seedy motel strip on the Etobicoke waterfront is now a distant memory, as new condominium towers continue to transform the Humber Bay Shores community which has replaced it. The ... read more

40-Storey Condo Up for Approval in Etobicoke's Six Points Area

Aukland House, Toronto, by Main and Main Developments, Diamond Schmitt
December 8, 2015 12:27 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As far back as 2001, various development proposals for the southeast corner of Dundas and Aukland Road in Etobicoke's Six Points area have surfaced and disappeared. Over the last year, however, ... read more

Foundation Levels Taking Shape at MOD's Massey Tower

Massey Tower condos, Toronto, MOD Developments, Hariri Pontarini Architects
December 7, 2015 3:07 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Roughly ten weeks since the installation of a tower crane at the northeast corner of the excavated pit, construction crews from Tucker HiRise are working away on the below-grade levels ... read more

Completed River City 2 Joins Growing Corktown Community

River City 2, Toronto, by Urban Capital, Saucier + Perrotte Architects
December 4, 2015 1:05 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
A decade ago, it was hard to imagine the rapid transformation of Toronto's West Don Lands into the architecturally adventurous neighbourhood now rising above the Don River. River City, ... read more