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Plan Submitted for 43-Storey Foster Design at Bay and Scollard

8-58 Scollard Street /1315-1325 Bay Street, Urbacon, Bresler, Foster + Partners
November 18, 2015 4:50 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Details have emerged regarding a proposed 43-storey development at the northern edge of Toronto's Yorkville neighbourhood, with the first renderings of a mixed-use Foster + Partners and RAW Design ... read more

Great Gulf Breaks Ground on 45-Storey Yonge & Rich Condo

Yonge + Rich, Toronto, by Great Gulf, architectsAlliance
November 18, 2015 3:39 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Earlier today, Great Gulf Homes celebrated the ground breaking of Yonge & Rich Condominiums with a reception held at the project's Lombard Street sales centre in Downtown Toronto. The ... read more

Vaughan Centre: A New Downtown for the Suburbs

Vaughan Centre, KPMG Tower, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Toronto
November 18, 2015 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As construction pushes forward for the new Toronto York Spadina Subway Extension (TYSSE), a handful of new office and condominium buildings are contributing to a new mixed-use district ... read more

Articulated Exterior Coming Together at Streetcar's The Taylor

The Taylor, Streetcar Developments, TACT Architecture, Toronto
November 17, 2015 10:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been several weeks since we last looked in at the construction progress of Streetcar Developments' The Taylor, a 96-unit condominium and townhome development now topped off on ... read more

Cladding Sealing Off Tridel's Avani at Metrogate

Avani at Metrogate Condos, Toronto, Scarborough, Tridel
November 16, 2015 12:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been approximately two months since Tridel's Avani topped off near Highway 401 and Kennedy Road in Scarborough. The 35-storey Graziani + Corazza Architects-designed ... read more

First Rendering Released of Mattamy/Biddington's J. Davis House

J. Davis House, Toronto, Mattamy Homes and Biddington Homes, Graziani + Corazza
November 13, 2015 11:52 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Following last month's announcement which introduced J. Davis House—a new mid-rise development in Toronto's Davisville neighbourhood at Yonge and Belsize—the first rendering of the ... read more

Cladding Installation Under Way at Bisha Hotel and Residences

Bisha Hotel and Residences, Lifetime Developments, Wallman Architects, Toronto
November 13, 2015 11:07 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another high-rise is beginning to impact the ever denser Entertainment District, as Lifetime Developments and Ink Entertainment's Bisha Hotel and Residences rises into the neighbourhood skyline. ... read more

Ryerson Names Health Sciences Complex for Daphne Cockwell

Ryerson University, Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex, Perkins + Will
November 12, 2015 3:17 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In recognition of an $8 million donation from Brookfield Asset Management's Group Chairman, Jack Cockwell, and his family, Ryerson University has announced that its coming Church ... read more

Talking The Rosedale on Bloor with Steve Gupta

The Rosedale on Bloor, Toronto, by the Gupta Group, Page + Steele/IBI
November 11, 2015 4:33 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Following the Gupta Group's highly publicized announcement of the 52-storey Rosedale on Bloor tower near Bloor and Sherborne, interest in the project has remained strong, with Canopy by Hilton ... read more

Grille Removal Underway at Amexon's Residences of 488 University

Residences of 488 University Avenue, Amexon, Core, Toronto
November 11, 2015 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A couple months since the installation of a tower crane atop the 1968-built former Global House office building at 480 University Avenue, major visible changes are under way at the construction ... read more

Riva del Lago Passes Grade as Lago at the Waterfront Rises Taller

Lago at the Waterfront, Riva del Lago, Monarch, Mattamy, Toronto
November 10, 2015 4:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New condominium development continues to transform Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores area into a high-density waterfront community, a far cry from the area's former makeup of aging, seedy motels. ... read more

Tower Floors Rising at Concert's 88 Scott Street

88 Scott Street, Concert Properties, Page + Steele/IBI Group Architects, Toronto
November 10, 2015 12:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since we last checked in on the construction progress for Concert Properties' 88 Scott, a 58-storey Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed ... read more

Heritage, Community Driving Forces in Westbank's Mirvish Village

Mirvish Village, Westbank, Henriquez Partners, ERA, Janet Rosenberg, Toronto
November 10, 2015 11:48 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Big changes are in store for Mirvish Village, the tight-knit artist community at the corner of Bloor and Bathurst Streets, whose claim to fame includes the iconic home of the brash and quirky ... read more

Demolition Clears Way for Madison & Fieldgate's ZIGG Condos

Zigg Condos, Madison Homes, Toronto
November 9, 2015 3:40 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
A row of century homes along St. Clair West has been demolished in preparation for the construction of ZIGG Condos by Madison Homes and Fieldgate Homes. UrbanToronto was there to capture ... read more

architectsAlliance Reinterprets Mid Century Modernism with Lamb Dev Corps' The Brant Park

The Brant Park, Lamb Development, Fortress, architectsAlliance, Toronto
November 9, 2015 12:13 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Adelaide Street West boasts some of Toronto's most impressive recent intensification. The one-way eastbound street running through the city's Financial District is surrounded by many of Canada's ... read more

Stunning Images Reveal Completed Bergeron Centre at York U

Bergeron Centre, Lassonde School of Engineering, York University, Toronto
November 6, 2015 4:03 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Stunning new images of the Bergeron Centre, Lassonde School of Engineering at York University highlight the level of completion achieved since our last update, the structure now complete both ... read more

Touring Lifetime and BLVD's The Code Condos on St. Clair West

The Code Condos, Toronto, BLVD Developments, Lifetime Developments
November 6, 2015 2:48 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been roughly 8 months since we last provided an update on the construction of BLVD Developments and Lifetime Developments' The Code Condos on St. Clair Avenue West, just east of ... read more

Updating Westbank's Redevelopment Plans for Mirvish Village

Westbank, Henriquez Partners, ERA, Janet Rosenberg, Mirvish Village, Toronto
November 6, 2015 1:36 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
It has been several months since we last reported on Westbank's grand proposal for the Honest Ed's site and Mirvish Village that burst onto the scene earlier this year. The project received a ... read more

58-Storey Rental Tower Proposed in St. James Town

601 Sherbourne St. St James Town Redevelopment, Toronto
November 4, 2015 2:52 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
The Toronto neighbourhood of St. James Town, located just south of Bloor Street between Sherbourne and Parliament Streets, has amongst the highest residential densities in the country, and yet ... read more

On Site at Studio2 in the Entertainment District

Studio and Studio2, Toronto, by Aspen Ridge Homes, Quadrangle Architects
November 3, 2015 4:15 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Recently, UrbanToronto toured the nearly-complete Studio on Richmond, taking in the amenity areas and penthouse views of the 31-storey tower. While the building's first residents are already ... read more