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Topping Off March 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off March 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
April 1, 2015 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
March was a very busy month at UrbanToronto, where big news like the reveal of Mizrahi Developments' The One and a revised design for Diamondcorp, Allied REIT, ... read more

Toronto East of the Don River: Growth to Watch for in 2015

East of the DVP: Growth to Watch For in 2015
March 31, 2015 6:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Our ongoing Growth to Watch For series has already covered several areas of the city, including North York Centre and East, Yonge-Eglinton, St. read more

Fieldgate Homes Hosts 90 Niagara 'Demolition Party'

Senior VP Urban Fieldgate Homes Leith Moore, image by Marcus Mitanis
March 31, 2015 5:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Infill developments support the goals of the province and the City of Toronto in providing additional density throughout urban centres. Located a short walk west from King and Bathurst Streets, ... read more

Design of The Well Development at Spadina and Front Evolving

Aerial, The Well, Toronto, Diamondcorp, Allied REIT, RioCan, Hariri Pontarini
March 27, 2015 5:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Diamondcorp, Allied REIT, and RioCan have been advancing their plans for a transformative development on the site of the current Globe and Mail offices just to the west of the Downtown Toronto ... read more

Casey House Expanding To Better Meet Needs

Casey House's new home, Toronto, Hariri Pontarini Architects
March 27, 2015 2:28 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
It was in 1988 when Casey House was founded and became the first freestanding HIV/AIDS facility providing home care and outreach programs for those with the deadly disease. Named after Casey ... read more

Tower Floors Rising at The Madison on Eglinton

The Madison, Madison Homes, Kirkor Architects, Toronto
March 27, 2015 10:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Yonge and Eglinton area is the site of much development activity these days, as the blocks surrounding the intersection are intensified in advance of the new Crosstown LRT line under ... read more

Allied REIT Reveals Updated 620 King West Development Plan

620 King Street West by Hariri Pontarini Architects for Allied REIT and RioCan
March 26, 2015 5:18 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
This past Tuesday evening, Allied Properties REIT, Hariri Pontarini Architects, and RioCan held a community consultation meeting on their development at 620 King West. During their presentation, ... read more

'Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts' to Replace Guvernment

Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts, image courtesy of Daniels Corporation
March 26, 2015 3:49 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
For nearly twenty years, The Guvernment and Kool Haus nightclub at Queen's Quay and Lower Jarvis Street provided a musical platform for many emerging artists while also hosting popular top-tier ... read more

The Crane Comes Down at Triumph's Howard Park Residences

Howard Park Residences, Triumph Developments, RAW Design, Toronto
March 26, 2015 2:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping an eye on the construction of the first phase of Triumph Developments' Howard Park Residences, an 8-storey residential development on Howard Park Avenue at ... read more

Gairloch's 383 Sorauren Condos to Start Rising in Roncesvalles

Gairloch,Centrestone Urban Developments, 383 Sorauren Avenue, architectsAlliance
March 26, 2015 12:08 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Roncesvalles is known for its expansive selection of eclectic restaurants, shops, and family-oriented activities steps away from public transit. It makes for one of the most desirable place to ... read more

HNR Dundas Square Tower Now Rising Above Street Level

HNR Dundas Square Tower, HNR Properties, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Page+Steele
March 24, 2015 3:48 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Often referred to as one of Toronto's busiest meeting spots, Yonge-Dundas Square will soon become a place that some will call home. HNR Properties is bringing 245 rental units to a place ... read more

Great Gulf's Pace Condos Nearing Final Height at Jarvis and Dundas

Pace Condos, Great Gulf Homes, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Toronto
March 24, 2015 11:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
At the southwest corner of Jarvis and Dundas Streets, Great Gulf Homes' Pace Condos is rising fast. The Diamond Schmitt Architects-designed condominium currently stands 35 ... read more

Temporary Bridge Installed as Massey Tower Excavation Pit Grows

Massey Tower Condos, MOD Developments, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
March 23, 2015 4:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Excavation is progressing at the site of MOD Developments' Massey Tower, a landmark 60-storey, Hariri Pontarini Architects-designed condominium tower coming to Yonge Street across ... read more

Moninder Khudal Talks Up Diam Developments' On The Danforth

Moninder Khudal, President and CEO of Diam Developments, image by Marcus Mitanis
March 23, 2015 12:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
As plans for a new east-end condominium dubbed On The Danforth approach finalization, UrbanToronto sat down with Moninder Khudal, President and CEO of Diam Developments, the developer behind the ... read more

Cladding Installation Progressing at O2 Toronto on Shuter Street

O2 Toronto condominium maisonettes, Identity, Stal, Page + Steele
March 20, 2015 12:03 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New development is having an impact on the neighbourhoods east of Downtown Toronto, the most notable transformation being the ongoing rebuilding of Regent Park. Nearby, the Moss Park neighbourhood ... read more

Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park Entries: Diller Scofidio + Renfro, architectsAlliance, Hood Design

Boardwalk canopy, image by Diller Scofidio Renfro, architectsAlliance, Hood
March 19, 2015 4:28 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
This is the last of five in-depth looks at the entries by the shortlisted teams for the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park design competition. read more

Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park Entries: KPMB Architects, West 8, Greenberg Consultants

Ferry, Toronto, KPMB, greenberg, west 8, park
March 19, 2015 3:20 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
The journey to 'the Island' is the quintessential Toronto experience, and it should be exciting. Once you're on the ferry it usually is, but the trip actually begins at the terminal at the foot of ... read more

Construction of Great Gulf's Monde Condos to Begin This Spring

Monde Condominiums, Moshe Safdie, Quadrangle, Great Gulf Homes
March 19, 2015 1:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over the past several years, private developers have been working with Waterfront Toronto to create the new East Bayfront community. New residential, commercial, institutional and public spaces ... read more

Unique Features Proposed For Mizrahi Developments' The One

The retail atrium would extend 60 metres through the first 8 levels of The One
March 18, 2015 3:10 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
Details on The One, an 80-storey residential and retail development on the corner of Yonge and Bloor Streets, have been long anticipated since the sale of the land was announced last year. Mizrahi ... read more

Provincial Government to Review Growth and Greenbelt Plans

Greenbelt Plan, Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, Oak Ridges Moraine
March 18, 2015 12:06 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since 2005 7,200 square kilometres of land has been protected from development by provincial Greenbelt legislation, inhibiting urban sprawl while ensuring the preservation of rural landscapes ... read more