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Revised Proposal in the Works for Theatre District Condos

30 Widmer Street, Toronto by Plaza, Quadrangle Architects
May 12, 2015 4:07 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In February, we introduced a new, 51 storey high-rise development proposal from Plaza and Quadrangle Architects at 30 Widmer Street in Toronto's Entertainment District. The proposal, initially ... read more

Crane Installed at CentreCourt Developments' Core Condos

Core Condos, CenterCourt Developments, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects
May 12, 2015 12:38 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
With its 220 condominium units sold out within its first three weeks on the market, CentreCourt Developments' Core Condos has been able to draw buyers to the east side of Downtown, where ... read more

Replicated Facade at Bay Adelaide East Revealed as East Tower Crane Comes Down

Bay Adelaide Centre, Toronto by Brookfield Office Properties, WZMH Architects
May 11, 2015 4:45 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The East Tower of Brookfield Properties Bay Adelaide Centre has reached two major milestones, with the topped-off skyscraper now seeing the removal of its east crane, as well as the ... read more

Balconies Stand Out at Studio on Richmond by Aspen Ridge

May 11, 2015 3:17 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the heart of Toronto's Entertainment District, the finishing touches are currently being installed on Aspen Ridge Homes' Studio on Richmond condominiums, while the development's taller ... read more

Podium Levels Taking Shape for Lago at the Waterfront

Lago at the Waterfront, Monarch, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Toronto
May 11, 2015 10:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is progressing along on the podium levels of Monarch Group's Lago at the Waterfront, a 49-storey, Graziani + Corazza Architects-designed condominium development under ... read more

Finishing Touches Being Added To BMO Field Renovations

BMO Field, Maple Leaf Sports + Entertainment, Gensler
May 8, 2015 5:15 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
As the countdown begins for the Toronto FC's home opener against Houston Dynamo on May 10th, all eyes are on BMO Field as the first of three phases of its renovation is essentially complete. ... read more

City Seeks Public Engagement on Downtown East Revitalization

Downtown East Revitalization, Toronto
May 8, 2015 4:07 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
As a part of the ongoing Downtown East Revitalization, the City of Toronto is hosting a Community Consultation meeting on Wednesday, May 20, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at the 291 George Street TCHC ... read more

Greenland Group Breaks Ground on King Blue Development

King Blue Condos, Greenland Group, Toronto, Page + Steele / IBI Group
May 8, 2015 1:36 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This morning, Shanghai-based developer Greenland Group broke ground on their King Blue development, located at the intersection of King Street West and Blue Jays Way in the heart of Toronto's ... read more

19th Century Schooner Uncovered at CityPlace Excavation Site

Newton, Forward, Concord Adex, CityPlace, Toronto, archaeology, dig, excavation
May 8, 2015 11:53 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Various land reclamation projects have dramatically altered Toronto's shoreline over several generations, burying much of our waterfront's history in the process. As redevelopment reshapes this ... read more

Humbold Properties Proposes 56-Storey Tower on Adelaide

2217 Adelaide West, Toronto, by Humbold Properties, Kirkor Architects & Planners
May 7, 2015 6:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Humbold Properties, a developer and manager of office, retail, and industrial properties across the GTA, is proposing to develop a surface parking lot that they own at 217 Adelaide Street West in ... read more

Construction Progressing at Phantom's Jade Waterfront Condos

Jade Waterfront Condos, Phantom Developments, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
May 7, 2015 3:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Among the many new high-rises climbing into the skyline of Toronto's Humber Bay Shores area, Phantom Developments' Jade Waterfront is starting to make quite the impact. With work ... read more

A Closer Look at Kirkor's Design for 55 Eglinton East

55 Eglinton Avenue East, State Building Group, Kirkor Architects, Toronto
May 6, 2015 4:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Earlier this year, we got our first look at State Building Group's proposed redevelopment of 55 Eglinton Avenue East, currently an 8-storey building, with a 47-storey tower by Kirkor ... read more

EY Tower Construction Picking up Speed in the Financial District

EY Tower, Oxford Properties, KPF, WZMH, Toronto, 100 Adelaide West
May 5, 2015 2:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We last featured Oxford Properties' EY Tower at 100 Adelaide West back in November, when the 40-storey, 900,000 square-foot office tower had just reached a major milestone, ... read more

Lifetime's The Bond Progressing in the Entertainment District

The Bond Condos, Lifetime Developments, Core Architects, Toronto
May 4, 2015 4:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Entertainment District's skyline continues to grow as new additions pop up above the horizon. Soon to make its mark on the growing high-rise skyline is Lifetime ... read more

Restoration Work Under Way at Historic Broadview Hotel

Broadview Hotel, Streetcar Developments, ERA Architects, Toronto
May 4, 2015 3:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The transformative effects of gentrification are being felt all over the east side of Toronto, as neighbourhoods and commercial strips once seen as less than desirable attract new interest and ... read more

Concert's 88 Scott Nearing Major Milestone

88 Scott, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Toronto
May 4, 2015 10:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is soon to reach a major milestone at the site of Concert Properties' 88 Scott, a 58-storey Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed condominium tower under ... read more

North Tower and Rebuilt Subway Connection Coming to E Condos

E Condos, Toronto, Roy Varacalli, Bazis Inc., Metropia, RioCan
May 1, 2015 6:06 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was just a couple of weeks ago when we last visited the site of Bazis, Metropia and RioCan's E Condos, a two-tower Rosario Varacalli-designed condominium ... read more

U of T's Jackman Law Expansion Continues to Take Shape

U of T Jackman Law Expansion, Toronto, Hariri Pontarini, B+H Architects
May 1, 2015 12:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since breaking ground in June 2013, construction of the University of Toronto's Jackman Law Building has progressed significantly. Designed by Hariri Pontarini ... read more

Topping Off April 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off April 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
May 1, 2015 10:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Time to round up another month of city-building, transportation, and real estate activity in Toronto, with a look at our hottest news stories, dataBase files, and Forum threads from the month of ... read more

Tridel's Avani at Metrogate Rising near Kennedy and 401

Avani at Metrogate Condos Toronto by Tridel and Graziani + Corazza Architects
April 30, 2015 4:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is well under way at the site of Avani, the fifth tower in developer Tridel's master-planned Metrogate community at Kennedy and Highway 401 in Scarborough. The podium of the ... read more