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42-Storey Development Proposed for Bloor Near Spadina

316 Bloor Street West, State Building Group, Bloor and Spadina, Toronto
February 25, 2015 3:10 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Over the past few years, the streets of Toronto have been drastically remodelled as densification is bringing more residential and retail spaces downtown and beyond. Transit being a major booster ... read more

Diam Developments to Add New Mid-Rise 'On The Danforth'

On The Danforth, Diam Developments, onespace unlimited, Toronto
February 25, 2015 1:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We are now getting our first glimpse at renderings for a new mid-rise condominium development at 2359 Danforth Avenue at Oak Park Avenue, located between Woodbine and Main subway ... read more

One Bloor East Now Overlooking the Intersection of Yonge & Bloor

One Bloor East, Great Gulf Homes, Hariri Pontarini, Bloor and Yonge, Toronto
February 24, 2015 1:16 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Often referred to as the city's most important, the intersection of Yonge and Bloor is being transformed by high density projects; its current centrepiece, Great Gulf Homes' One Bloor ... read more

$135 Million Massey Hall Revitalization Plan Kicked Off

Massey Hall revitalization plan, Toronto
February 23, 2015 5:58 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A 7-year $135 Million plan to revitalize Massey Hall was launched today at an event staged at the venerable Toronto performing arts venue. Hosted by Charles Cutts, President and CEO of the Massey ... read more

Construction of H&W's Fontana Progressing in Downtown Markham

Fontana, H&W Development Corp, Page+Steele / IBI Group, Markham
February 23, 2015 3:53 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is progressing significantly at the site of H&W Development Corp.'s Fontana, a four-building condominium development on South Town Centre Boulevard, just south of ... read more

Centennial College To Build Aerospace Campus at Downsview Park

Downsview Park Aerospace Campus, Centennial College, DTAH, Toronto
February 23, 2015 11:12 am | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
As the biggest city of the country and home to numerous education institutions, it is somewhat natural that Toronto totals more than 187,000 undergraduate students in its universities and ... read more

Pan Am Athletes' Village Handed Over to TO2015 Organizers

The key to the Village is handed to TO2015 officials, image by Marcus Mitanis
February 20, 2015 3:19 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
During another blisteringly cold Winter day in Toronto, there are signs that Summer is just around the corner as the Province of Ontario officially marked the completion of the Athletes' ... read more

Hotel X Closing In on Final Height at Exhibition Place

Hotel X, The Library Hotel Collection, Exhibition Place, NORR, Brookfield
February 20, 2015 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of The Library Hotel Collection's 406-suite Hotel X at Exhibition Place has made significant progress since we last covered the project back in September ... read more

Touring Ryerson University's New Student Learning Centre

Ryerson University Student Learning Centre, Toronto, Snøhetta, Zeidler
February 19, 2015 7:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yonge Street's newest landmark, the Ryerson University Student Learning Centre, is set to open its doors on Monday, February 23, providing new study space for students of the academic ... read more

East of Downtown: Growth to Watch For in 2015

East of Downtown: Growth to Watch For in 2015
February 18, 2015 6:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
After a week of what seemed like new building announcements every day, we are digging back into our overview series of development growth areas to watch across Toronto in 2015. We have ... read more

Freed and CD Capital's Art Shoppe Condos Coming to Yonge Street

Art Shoppe Condos, Freed Developments, CD Capital, architectsAlliance, Toronto
February 17, 2015 3:46 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Yonge and Eglinton area is growing up fast, and the transformation has resulted in the redevelopment of a few neighbourhood landmarks in recent years, including the original North Toronto ... read more

Cladding now Appearing as The Madison Rises on Eglinton

The Madison condos, Madison Homes, Kirkor Architects, Eglinton, Toronto
February 17, 2015 12:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Like many areas of the city, Yonge and Eglinton is experiencing a high-rise growth spurt fueled by the soaring housing market. Further fueling this growth here is the promise of better transit in ... read more

Phantom Developments Proposes 64-Storey Tower in Yorkville

8 Cumberland, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Phantom Developments, Toronto
February 13, 2015 6:07 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Bloor-Yorkville area's growing number of condominium developments continues to add even more life and vitality into what is already one of Toronto's most vibrant, walkable areas. The trend of ... read more

Preliminary Plans Emerge for Inn on the Park Redevelopment

On The Park, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Tridel, Toronto
February 13, 2015 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Preliminary plans have emerged for the redevelopment for the former Inn on the Park hotel site on Leslie Street north of Eglinton Avenue. We can now confirm the involvement of ... read more

Humber College Expanding Twice at Lakeshore Campus

Humber College, Moriyama & Teshima, Lakeshore, Toronto
February 13, 2015 3:27 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Established in 1967, Humber is one of Canada’s leading postsecondary institutions, serving 27,000 full-time students and 56,000 continuing education registrants. Humber College will soon reinforce ... read more

Sunnybrook Plaza Redevelopment Calls for Retail and Residential

660 Eglinton Avenue East by Turner Fleischer Architects
February 13, 2015 1:14 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sunnybrook Plaza was the first of many suburban strip plazas built in Toronto in the mid-20th century. The plaza opened in 1952 at the northeast corner of Bayview and Eglinton, and has been ... read more

25-Storey Condominium Proposed for 2313 Lake Shore in Mimico

2313 Lake Shore Blvd West, Toronto
February 12, 2015 5:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
High-rise development is bringing about a massive transformation of Etobicoke's waterfront, primarily at its east end in the booming Humber Bay Shores community. Other stretches of the Etobicoke ... read more

Below Grade Floors Progressing at Tridel's Ten York

Ten York Street condos, Tridel, Wallman Architects, Toronto
February 12, 2015 1:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been watching Tridel's Ten York progress since construction started back in 2014, covering events and milestones including the discovery of a long-buried historic wharf ... read more

Touring Trump: A Peek Inside the Luxurious Residences

Trademark Trump sign hangs off the north side, image by Marcus Mitanis
February 11, 2015 6:55 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Nestled amongst the soaring bank towers of Toronto's financial heart, the Trump International Hotel and Tower has quickly become known for its luxurious five star suites. Of the 118 ... read more

The Tree House Brings Bold Design to Gerrard East of Victoria Park

5468796 Architecture, Symmetry Developments, Fortress Real Developments, toronto
February 11, 2015 5:00 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The condo building boom that has been reshaping Toronto for several years now is beginning to offer a wider variety of buildings and architectural styles. First concentrated in the downtown core, ... read more