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Telus Sky on the Rise in Downtown Calgary

Telus Sky, Allied Properties, Westbank, Bjarke Ingels Group, Dialog Architects
October 4, 2016 11:55 am | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
In the months since our last update, progress has been moving along nicely at the site of Allied Properties and Westbank's Telus Sky, the Bjarke Ingels Group- and Dialog ... read more

Residential Highrise Development Proposed for 4th and Callowhill

Rendering of 4th and Callowhill, Philadelphia, Mark Rubin Cecil Baker + Partners
October 4, 2016 5:55 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Developer Mark Rubin is planning to transform the corner of 4th and Callowhill Streets in Philadelphia with a 26- and 23-storey residential scheme of 454 units. Located within the East Callowhill ... read more

U of T Celebrates Official Opening of the Jackman Law Building

Ribbon Cutting, Jackman Law Building, Grand Opening, University of Toronto
October 3, 2016 5:00 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Despite a rainy September 29, spirits at the University of Toronto were high, as the Faculty of Law celebrated the official grand opening of the Jackman Law Building. read more

Regent Park Phase Three Progressing with Mid-Rise Proposal

Regent Park, Block 17N, Wallman Architects, TCHC, Toronto
October 3, 2016 3:58 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Phase Three of the highly touted Regent Park Revitalization Project is well underway, with ongoing demolition for the phase nearing to a close and proposals starting to pour in for the now-vacant ... read more

Touring LJM's Appleby Gardens Condos in Burlington

Appleby Gardens Condominiums, image by Jack Landau
October 3, 2016 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On a rapidly-intensifying stretch of Appleby Line between Upper Middle Road and the QEW in Burlington, construction is now in the late-stages for LJM Developments' Appleby Gardens ... read more

Roccabella Phase Two Beginning to Rise in Downtown Montreal

Roccabella, MC Finance, Béïque, Legault, Thuot Architects, Montreal
October 3, 2016 11:55 am | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Soon to join fellow twin-tower development, YUL, in what appears to be a streak of twin-tower condo projects currently on the rise in downtown Montreal, progress has been moving along nicely at ... read more

One Theater Square Marks New Beginning for Newark

One Theater Square will occupy full city block, Newark, Dranoff, BLT Architects
October 3, 2016 5:55 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Fencing has been erected around a two-storey office building in Downtown Newark, New Jersey, signalling the impending demolition of the structure in order to accommodate the city's first ... read more

Chicago's Iconic Tribune Tower Sold for Redevelopment

The Tribune Tower, Chicago, CIM Group, Golub, Google Street View
September 30, 2016 5:55 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
One of Chicago's most recognizable and historically important buildings has been sold for redevelopment. The neo-Gothic Tribune Tower, home to the titular media conglomerate and the Chicago ... read more

Seneca College Newnham Expanding with Perkins+Will Design

Centre for Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship, Toronto, by Seneca
September 30, 2016 4:34 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
As one of Canada's largest college campuses, Seneca College's Newnham campus, located on Finch Avenue East at Highway 404, plays host to a student population that now numbers 29,500 (with 12,500 ... read more

Colourful New Albion District Library Taking Shape in Etobicoke

Cladding being installed at the Albion District Library
September 30, 2016 4:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just west of the Kipling and Albion intersection in north Etobicoke, a longstanding community institution is getting a much-needed remake. Immediately adjacent to the 1973-built Albion District ... read more

Construction Ramps Up at The Royal

Looking into the pit for The Royal, Calgary, Embassy Bosa, Levelmind
September 30, 2016 3:30 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
It's been a month since the erection of the Beltline's latest tower crane at 16 Avenue SW and 8 Street SW, indicating that construction is ramping up for Embassy Bosa's The Royal. The ... read more

YUL Continuing to Rise in Downtown Montreal

YUL, Brivia Group, Tianco Group, MSDL, Montreal
September 30, 2016 3:00 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Named after the Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport's three-letter designation, YUL, a twin-tower, 38-storey, 800-unit condo development currently on the rise in downtown Montreal, has ... read more

Etobicoke's Backyard Condos Advances with Site Plan Submission

Backyard Neighbourhood Condos, Toronto, by Vandyk Group of Companies, Kohn
September 30, 2016 2:36 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Replacing a former suburban retail plaza near the mouth of Toronto's Humber River, Vandyk's Backyard Neighbourhood Condos is adding modestly scaled mixed-use density to the Etobicoke corner of ... read more

New Dixon Hall Youth Centre Proposed in Regent Park

Dixon Hall Youth Centre, LGA, The Daniels Corporation, Toronto, Regent Park
September 30, 2016 11:45 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
In an area of Toronto which was once starved for modern community facilities, Regent Park's ongoing renaissance has brought along with all the new homes some of the city's very best places for ... read more

Core Modern Homes Add Distinctive Presence on Eglinton East

View of the project captured from Walder Avenue, image by Jack Landau
September 30, 2016 10:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The optimism of mid-20th century Toronto is evident along Eglinton Avenue East between Yonge and Bayview, where Modernist apartment towers are juxtaposed against older, traditional single-family ... read more

Sky3 Apartments Nearing Completion in Downtown Portland

Sky3 Apartments, Molasky Group of Companies, Ankrom Moisan, Portland, Oregon
September 30, 2016 9:00 am | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Since their debut in early 2015, progress has been moving along steadily at the site of The Molasky Group of Companies's 15-storey Sky3 Apartments currently nearing ... read more

Canary District: Checking in on Toronto's New Neighbourhood

Pan Am Village, West Don Lands, Canary District, DundeeKilmer, Toronto
September 29, 2016 4:28 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In Toronto's West Don Lands, the one-time Athletes Village of the 2015 Pan Am Games is already well into its second life as a mixed-use urban community. Now served by the TTC's new 514 Cherry ... read more

Luxury Condo Development Proposed in South Rosedale

Dale Inc, Dale II Inc, 5-9 Dale, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
September 29, 2016 3:48 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Density is finding its way into Toronto's upscale Rosedale neighbourhood with a proposal for a four-storey 26-unit condo development at 5-9 Dale Avenue. The proposal would see two conjoined condo ... read more

Qualex-Landmark's Park Point Surpasses Grade

Park Point surpasses grade, Calgary, Qualex-Landmark, IBI Group, Surrealplaces
September 29, 2016 2:55 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Qualex-Landmark's Beltline condominium received its tower crane in May, signalling a major milestone in the construction process. This week, the Vancouver-based developer has announced that the ... read more

Crane, Foundation Work Underway for 50 at Wellesley Station

Site of 50 at Wellesley Station, image by Jack Landau
September 29, 2016 12:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Out of view to all but the most curious passersby, the site of Plaza's 50 at Wellesley Station is gearing up for some major construction milestones. Following the excavation of the ... read more