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Aspen Ridge's Studio Climbs into Entertainment District Skies

Studio and Studio2 on Richmond condos, Aspen Ridge Homes, Quadrangle Architects
June 9, 2014 1:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the impressive amount of construction in Toronto's Entertainment District, we find ourselves turning our attention back the area on an almost daily basis as several high-rise developments ... read more

Daniels HighPark Condominiums Rising Above the Hoarding

HighPark Condominiums by The Daniels Corporation, Diamond Schmitt Architects
June 9, 2014 12:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A couple of months since our last visit, HighPark Condominiums by The Daniels Corporation is suddenly making an impact on its surroundings as it begins to rise above the hoarding. Let's catch ... read more

Tower, Glass, and Podium Going Up at Bay Adelaide Centre East

Brookfield, Bay Adelaide Centre East
June 6, 2014 4:55 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Bay Adelaide Centre East has made a good deal of vertical progress since we last checked in with the project  almost two months ago. The building, under development by Brookfield Office ... read more

Great Toronto Views From the Top of Pinnacle on Adelaide Condos

Pinnacle on Adelaide, Pinnacle International, Hariri Pontarini Architects
June 6, 2014 12:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Entertainment District remains a hotbed of construction activity, as crews work away on the many skyscraping condominium towers now rising throughout the area. On the southwest corner of ... read more

Market Street Makeover Officially Unveiled

Patios along the west side of Market Street. Image by Jack Landau, 06/04/2014.
June 4, 2014 7:40 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
After years of restoration and construction, the revitalization of Market Street has been officially recognized and commemorated with the unveiling of "Paul Oberman Walk". The only purpose-built ... read more

Hard Hat Tour of Topped-Off Peter Street Condominiums

Peter Street Condominiums Toronto Ontario Canada Centrecourt
June 4, 2014 4:05 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Just south of Queen West's shops, one of Toronto's newest residential developments has just topped off at Peter and Adelaide Streets. Now standing at its final height of 426 feet, the ... read more

Hullmark's 60 Atlantic Adapts Liberty Village Heritage Warehouse

60 Atlantic, Hullmark, Quadrangle Architects, Liberty Village, Toronto
June 3, 2014 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Liberty Village has been transformed over the last several years, and it continues to evolve. The neighbourhood was once an industrial district, one of Toronto's largest manufacturing hubs, ... read more

Topping Off May 2014: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

June 2, 2014 3:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The mercury is rising across the GTA as the summer approaches, and with countless residential and commercial developments as well as infrastructure projects under way in the region, the headlines, ... read more

Phase Two of UrbanCapital's River City Condos Tops Off

River City Condos Phase 2, Urban Capital, Saucier + Perrotte, Toronto
June 2, 2014 12:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last week we attended the friends & past purchasers launch of River City 3 (RC3), but the ramping up of the marketing for the third phase isn't the only recent milestone for this development, ... read more

Demolition Clearing Way for E Condos at Yonge and Eglinton

E Condos Roy Varacalli Metropia Riocan Bazis International Toronto
May 30, 2014 6:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
UrbanToronto's Projects and Construction thread for Bazis, Metropia and RioCan's  E Condos, has been updated regularly over the last month with images of the ... read more

Smaller But Taller Mirvish+Gehry 2.0 Reboots Landmark Proposal

May 28, 2014 12:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The beta version of Mirvish+Gehry 2.0 has arrived. It's 2.0 because we are looking at a fresh new proposal now—not just the latest iteration of the initial proposal—and beta because what you'll ... read more

Excavation Progressing for Plaza's Musee Condos in King West

Musée condos, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
May 27, 2014 4:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The King West neighbourhood's growth continues to spill out onto surrounding streets in the form of mid and high-rise developments like Plaza's Musée Condos. ... read more

Exterior Details Continue to Take Shape on Waterlink at Pier 27

Waterlink at Pier 27, Cityzen, Fernbrook, architectsAlliance, Toronto
May 27, 2014 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Developments that add their silhouette to the skyline in this city are the ones that get the lion's share of attention on UrbanToronto's Forum, and even on our front page. Another high-profile ... read more

Hard Hat Tour through Lifetime and Great Gulf's X2 Condos

X2 Condominiums, Lifetime, Great Gulf Homes, Wallman Architects, Toronto
May 27, 2014 10:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last week we took you on a ride up to the very top of Lifetime and Great Gulf's X2 Condos, now only a few floors shy of its final height where Jarvis meets Charles Street. ... read more

Crane Up for Oxford's 40-Storey EY Tower in Downtown Toronto

EY Tower, 100 Adelaide West, Oxford Properties, Kohn Pedersen Fox, Toronto
May 26, 2014 4:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another major office tower will soon grace the skyline of Toronto's densely clustered Financial District, as a tower crane is now in place at the site of Oxford Properties' EY Tower. read more

Oben Flats aims to bring Style to Toronto Rental Market

May 26, 2014 2:45 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
In early May, Oben Flats Leslieville—a new development on Queen Street East—received Community Council approval, moving the project one step closer to breaking ground. This is one of ... read more

First Tower Floor Under Way at Backstage On The Esplanade

Backstage Esplanade, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Castlepoint, Page + Steele, Toronto
May 26, 2014 1:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction on Backstage On The Esplanade will soon be climbing skyward, with the first of the building's typical tower floors now beginning to take shape. The 36-storey, Page + ... read more

Tower Floors Rising at Allied's Queen Richmond Centre West

Queen Richmond Centre West, QRC, Allied, Sweeny &Co, Stephenson Engineering
May 26, 2014 10:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Entertainment District is in the midst of transforming into a high-density residential hub with the addition of countless high-rise condominiums, some complete, and many under construction. ... read more

Construction Progressing at Studio and Studio2 on Richmond

Studio and Studio2 on Richmond Quadrangle Architects Aspen Ridge Homes Toronto
May 23, 2014 5:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping a close eye on Aspen Ridge Homes’ Studio and Studio2 on Richmond over the past few months, as construction on the project continues to progress. ... read more

Theatre Park Condo Tops Off in the Entertainment District

Theatre Park, Lamb, Harhay, Niche, architectsAlliance, Toronto
May 23, 2014 1:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Of the many high-rise condominiums springing up from the ground in Toronto's Entertainment District, UrbanToronto readers have been paying especially close attention to a vitual instant landmark ... read more