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Major Redevelopment at 400 Front West by State Building Group

400 Front Street, Toronto, architectsAlliance, Public Work, State Building Group
February 5, 2015 1:05 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The State Building Group and Stanford Homes have proposed an extensive redevelopment of what are currently surface parking lots at Front and Spadina in Downtown Toronto. The property at 400 ... read more

Madison Homes Proposes 67-storey 0-shaped Tower on Mercer

15-35 Mercer, Toronto, preliminary design by Teeple Architects for Madison Homes
February 4, 2015 4:12 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Madison Homes is preparing an application to build 67-storey building shaped like a squared-off 0 in Toronto's Entertainment District. Designed by Teeple Architects, the building is proposed at ... read more

The Carnaby Has Reached its Final Height on West Queen West

The Carnaby, Streetcar Developments, Tact Architecture, Queen West, Toronto
February 3, 2015 4:45 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
West Queen West has seen some dramatic changes over the past few years. The transformation of the Queen and Dufferin intersection appears to be one the most important as The ... read more

Multi-Tower Development Proposed at Inn on the Park Site

Inn on the Park, 1095 Leslie Street, Toronto
February 3, 2015 12:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing demolition of the Inn on the Park, designed by WZMH Architects, means that the hexagonal modernist hotel at Leslie Street and Eglinton Avenue East will soon be another ... read more

Onni's Local at Fort York Condos Heading for Ground Level

Local at Fort York condos, Toronto, Page + Steele Architects, Onni Group
February 2, 2015 2:36 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Developer The Onni Group has another condominium development to add to its cluster of buildings at Bathurst and Fort York. The 13-storey Local at Fort York, designed by Page + ... read more

Pan Am Village Legacy Discussed at Urban Land Institute Event

The West Don Lands in its current state, image courtesy of Pan Am Village webcam
February 2, 2015 1:18 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
With the Pan Am Games quickly approaching, all eyes are on the West Don Lands, an area on Toronto's waterfront that was a contaminated brownfield just a few short years ago. From July 10-26 and ... read more

Topping Off January 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off January 2015, UrbanToronto
February 2, 2015 11:53 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The first month of 2015 has been quite a busy one, with plenty of development, construction and real estate news to report on around Toronto. For a look back at the previous month, we have rounded ... read more

Shoring and Excavation for Newton and Forward at CityPlace

Concord CityPlace, Newton, Forward, Toronto, Concord Adex
January 30, 2015 3:48 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work is now under way by developer Concord Adex at the site of Newton and Forward, 18 and 30-storey Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed condominium towers soon ... read more

Cladding Installation Progressing at Daniels' HighPark Condominiums

HighPark Condos, Toronto,The Daniels Corporation, Diamond Schmitt Architects
January 30, 2015 2:01 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping a close eye on The Daniels Corporation's new condo development on Bloor Street West, across from High Park. The 14-storey, Diamond Schmitt Architects-designed HighPark ... read more

Musee and oneeleven Condos Continue to Rise Side-by-Side

Musée, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects, Harhay, oneeleven, Core Architects, Toronto
January 30, 2015 12:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is in full swing at the side-by-side construction sites of Plaza's Musée Condos and Harhay's oneeleven Condos in Toronto's vibrant King West ... read more

Church and Jarvis Streets: Growth to Watch For in 2015

Church and Jarvis Streets: Growth to Watch For in 2015
January 29, 2015 8:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto's stories on areas of the city to watch for development in 2015 now rises to six, adding Church and Jarvis Streets to our previous articles covering North York Centre and ... read more

Cladding Installation Continues at Howard Park Residences

Howard Park Residences, Triumph Developments, RAW Design, Toronto
January 29, 2015 3:54 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We last checked in on the construction of Triumph Developments' Howard Park Residences in December, when the 8-storey condominium development, designed by ... read more

Ground Breaking Celebrates the Already-Rising Dragon Condos

Dragon condos, Ideal Developments, Young + Wright, IBI Group Architects, Spadina
January 28, 2015 6:03 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Located in the heart of Chinatown, Ideal Developments' Dragon Condos is about to emerge from the ground at the corner of Spadina Avenue and Willison Square. Having missed an opportunity ... read more

A Closer Look at Enigma On The Park's Bold Design

Enigma on the Park, Quadrangle Architects, Aragon Properties, Toronto, Bloordale
January 28, 2015 5:24 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Bloordale has been taking a breath of fresh air in the past few years as trendy cafes, restaurants, shops and art galleries are popping up along Bloor Street West between Dufferin and Lansdowne. ... read more

Contract Awarded for St. Michael's Hospital Expansion

St. Michael's Hospital Patient Care Tower & Emergency Department
January 28, 2015 2:11 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The renovation and expansion of St. Michael's Hospital moved a big step closer today, with the hospital and Infrastructure Ontario's announcement that Bondfield Construction has been awarded the ... read more

Tridel's Aquavista At Bayside Will Rise Next To Water And Parks

Aquavista at bayside, tridel, hine, arquitectonica, Waterfront, toronto
January 27, 2015 7:00 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The redevelopment of Toronto's waterfront is bringing updated infrastructure and new public spaces, but also thousands of new residents to formerly industrial areas. While the Queens Quay ... read more

Erin Mills Town Centre Expansion Will Be Complete This Fall

Erin Mills Town Centre, MMC Architecture, 20VIC Management Inc., GHA Design
January 27, 2015 3:08 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The Erin Mills Town Centre Expansion is running its course on Mississauga's West side. After 25 years of operation, the mall is currently undergoing a $100 million renovation transforming both the ... read more

Rendering Revealed for Gupta Group Development at 4050 Yonge

New proposal for Yonge/Wilson site, image by the Gupta Group / Easton's Group
January 27, 2015 12:40 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The future of an unsightly parking lot at the northwest corner of Yonge Street and Wilson Avenue may finally be clearer as further details have been revealed for the planned mixed-use development ... read more

Downtown Toronto North: Growth to Watch For in 2015

Ryerson Student Learning Centre, design by Snohetta and Zeidler
January 26, 2015 6:25 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto's stories on areas of the city to watch for development in 2015 now rises to five, adding Bay and Yonge Streets between Downtown and Bloor-Yorkville to our previous articles ... read more

Demolition Under Way at Dickinson-Designed Regent Park High-Rise

Regent Park Revitalization, 605 Whiteside Place, TCHC, ProGreen Demolition
January 26, 2015 6:17 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Demolition is well under way on the second last of Regent Park's noted Peter Dickinson-designed high-rise apartment towers. As Toronto is typically too intensely developed to allow for implosions, ... read more