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Pan Am Village Now, New Toronto Neighbourhood Next

Pan Am Village, West Don Lands, Canary District, DundeeKilmer, Toronto
July 7, 2015 6:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
At Cherry and Front Streets to the east of Downtown, the brand new Pan Am Village is now becoming the temporary Toronto home for 10,000 people. read more

Yorkdale Mall Expansion Now Rising in View of Allen Road

Yorkdale Mall, Oxford Property Management, AIMco, Toronto by MMC architecture
July 7, 2015 3:38 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
When we last checked in on Yorkdale Mall's ongoing expansion in March, the mall's latest addition—which is set to house over 40 new retailers including a flagship Nordstrom location—was just ... read more

Drone Flight Over Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville Neighbourhood

July 7, 2015 1:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood has been the site of much intensification over the past several years, with new high-rise developments adding even more vitality to what is already one of ... read more

Final Tower Tops Off at H&W's Fontana as Streetscape Evolves

Fontana, H&W Development Corp, Page+Steele / IBI Group, Markham
July 6, 2015 5:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Like Toronto, our neighbours in the City of Markham are experiencing a high demand for housing, much of which is being met in the form of condominium developments. Proximity to Buttonville Airport ... read more

Work Continues on the Union Station Train Shed and Atrium

Union Station Revitalization, Toronto
July 6, 2015 12:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Last week the TTC celebrated the completion of their improvements to Union Subway Station, while the City of Toronto celebrated the reinstallation of the heritage clock in front of Union Station. ... read more

Quadrangle Unveils New Renderings for Yonge and Gerrard Project

385 Yonge Street, Gerrard, Quadrangle, Toronto
July 3, 2015 4:56 pm | by Edvard Bruun | Comments
UrbanToronto has written extensively about the Yonge and Gerrard intersection, home to some of the city’s most interesting projects: Aura at College Park to the northwest and Ryerson’s Student ... read more

Four Seasons Officially Unveiled at Emerald City in North York

Four Seasons as seen from Sheppard and Don Mills, Douglas Coupland, Emerald City
July 3, 2015 4:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
In late June, a celebration marked the official dedication of the Four Seasons cones and related public artworks which grace the condominium and townhome community known as Emerald City. Located ... read more

Early Stage Construction Progressing at Tridel's SQ Condos

SQ, SQ2 condos, Teeple Architects, Tridel, Alexandra Park, Toronto
July 3, 2015 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Led by the City of Toronto, Toronto Community Housing, and private developer Tridel, work on the revitalization of Toronto's Alexandra Park community is now well under way ... read more

Excavation Progressing Swiftly at Tridel's Aqualina at Bayside

Aqualina condos, Tridel, Hines, Arquitectonica, Artscape, Toronto
July 3, 2015 11:53 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just two short months after ground was officially broken for Hines and Tridel's Aqualina at Bayside, excavation work for the new waterfront condominium development is moving ... read more

River City Dog Owners to Enjoy Off-Leash Emma Park

Emma Park, River City, Urban Capital, Saucier + Perrotte, Toronto
July 2, 2015 2:30 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
It seems condominium developers in Toronto are always looking to outdo their own earlier projects, and set themselves apart from their competition, by including a diverse range of amenities with ... read more

Topping Off June 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off June 2015, UrbanToronto
July 2, 2015 12:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
June brought us plenty of development activity and city-building news, including new proposals, much progress on construction projects around the city, and the controversial Gardiner East vote ... read more

How A Unit Gets Built: Floor by Floor at Cloud9 Condominiums

Cloud9 Condominiums, Etobicoke, design by Richmond Architects for The Lash Group
June 30, 2015 4:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We often talk about construction of condo buildings in ways where we assume you know how a unit is put together piece by piece, but it's rare when we have the chance to actually show you how it ... read more

The Bartholomew Gets Under Way as One Park Place Wraps Up

One Park Place, The Bartholomew, Toronto, The Daniels Corporation, TCHC
June 30, 2015 2:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
East of Downtown Toronto, the multi-year, multi-phase revitalization of Regent Park by The Daniels Corporation and Toronto Community Housing is an ongoing process, where ... read more

Previewing the Unique Features of Greenland's King Blue

King Blue Condominiums, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Greenland
June 30, 2015 11:40 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
When we last checked in on the Greenland Group's King Blue project in May, a ground breaking ceremony—attended by a number of notable guests, including Mayor John Tory—marked the start of ... read more

Nero Condos Joins Dundas West Streetscape

Nero Condos, Toronto by Tofni Developments, RAW design
June 29, 2015 4:35 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As the exterior face of Nero Condos begins to reveal itself to passersby on Dundas Street West, a bold yet cohesive addition is soon to join Toronto's popular Trinity-Bellwoods neighborhood. Set ... read more

Excavation Begins for Daniels Waterfront: City of the Arts

Finding items such as bottles is not at all uncommon during the dig back process
June 29, 2015 12:05 pm | by Chris Kotsy | Comments
At the former site of the The Guvernment/Kool Haus on Toronto's waterfront, shoring work is continuing for the dual office tower phase of Daniels Waterfront: City of the Arts at 132 Queens ... read more

The University of Toronto's 'Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship' Breaks Ground

University of Toronto, CEIE, Montgomery Sisam, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
June 26, 2015 5:30 pm | by Edvard Bruun | Comments
On June 24th, UrbanToronto had the pleasure of attending the ground breaking ceremony for the University of Toronto’s Centre for Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CEIE). The project, ... read more

Stage Set For New Era at Hamilton's Historic Cannon Knitting Mills

Cannon Knitting Mills, Hamilton
June 25, 2015 4:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Recently, UrbanToronto joined the Urban Land Institute (ULI) on a tour of Hamilton, taking an up-close look at the quickly revitalizing city, with renewal projects and new developments throughout ... read more

Knightstone Reworking Primrose Hotel as Parkside Student Res

Parkside Student Residences, Toronto, DSAI, Knightstone Capital
June 25, 2015 3:28 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
The Best Western Primrose Hotel, located at 111 Carlton Street since its debut in 1970, will soon breathe new life in its reincarnated form as the soon-to-open, Parkside Student Residences. ... read more

Maple Leaf Quay Revealing Its Bold New Face on Queens Quay

Maple Leaf Quay, Toronto by Coal Harbour Properties, Quadrangle Architects
June 25, 2015 12:58 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Amidst the excitement of construction cranes and rising skylines in our rapidly developing city, it can be easy to overlook the recent—and ongoing—changes to many of Toronto's older towers. With ... read more