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Plaza's Musee Reaches Grade as Oneeleven Continues to Rise

Musée condos, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto, oneeleven, Harhay
April 14, 2015 4:01 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been following the activity at the side-by-side construction sites of Plaza's Musée Condos and Harhay's oneeleven Condos, two condominium developments on Adelaide Street West, at ... read more

Tree House Residents to Take Root in Birch Cliff

The Tree House presentation centre, image by Craig White
April 14, 2015 3:40 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Southwest Scarborough's Birch Cliff neighbourhood is about to welcome three blocks of modern condominium townhomes designed by the bold Winnipeg-based 5468796 Architecture. Developed ... read more

Globe and Mail Centre Now Pushing Past Ground Level

Globe and Mail Centre, First Gulf, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Toronto
April 13, 2015 3:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is picking up speed at the site of First Gulf's Globe and Mail Centre, a 17-storey, Diamond Schmitt Architects-designed office building that will add 500,000 ... read more

Excavation and Demolition Ongoing at E Condos Site

E Condos, Toronto, Roy Varacalli, Bazis Inc., Metropia, RioCan
April 13, 2015 2:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since we checked in on the status of Bazis, Metropia and RioCan's E Condos, a two-tower condominium development designed by Rosario ... read more

Construction Under Way on Rockport's Montgomery Square

Montgomery Square, Rockport Group, RAW Design, Toronto
April 13, 2015 12:18 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
Located on the west side of Yonge Street north of Eglinton Avenue, Postal Station K is a 1936-built heritage structure, one of the few buildings around the world to include the crest of Edward ... read more

Westbank and Allied Propose 57-storey Tower for 19 Duncan Street

Looking east towards 19 Duncan, Toronto
April 10, 2015 6:11 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Westbank Corp. and Allied Properties REIT are proposing to redevelop 19 Duncan Street at Adelaide Street West in Toronto's Entertainment District. Built in 1908 as the Southam Press Building and ... read more

First Phase of BMO Field Renovations Nearing Completion

BMO Field Renovations, MLSE, Toronto
April 10, 2015 3:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With just a few weeks left until the May 10th home opener at BMO Field, the race is on to finish the first phase of Maple Leaf Sports + Entertainment's renovations on the sporting ... read more

Winning Entry Announced for Jack Layton Ferry Terminal

April 10, 2015 3:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A design competition was launched by WaterfrontToronto in November 2014 to find a team to redesign both the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and the adjacent Harbour Square Park. The ... read more

Toronto's Ten Tallest Buildings Now Under Construction

10 tallest, toronto, skyscraper
April 10, 2015 11:10 am | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
Toronto is currently in the middle of a record building boom. In the last decade or so, the skyline has expanded rapidly as large numbers of condominium and office buildings have been constructed ... read more

Streetcar's The Taylor Rises Above Grade as The Carlaw Progresses

The Carlaw, The Taylor, Streetcar Developments, TACT Architecture
April 9, 2015 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In Toronto's Leslieville neighbourhood, construction is progressing at the site of Streetcar Developments' adjacent The Carlaw and The Taylor condominium ... read more

Amexon Proposes Redevelopment of Grand Hotel on Jarvis

Amexon, Grand Hotel, Dundas, Jarvis, Hotel, Condo, Downtown East
April 9, 2015 3:23 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
Amexon has brought forward a proposal to redevelop the current site of the Grand Hotel at 225 Jarvis Street on the east side of Downtown Toronto. The proposed building would see the Grand Hotel ... read more

Stanton Renaissance Proposes Creative Hub for Keele and St. Clair

Stanton Renaissance President Louie Santaguida at 6 Lloyd, image by Marc Mitanis
April 7, 2015 3:55 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
It's a bit hidden from main streets, but residents of The Junction neighbourhood in Toronto's west end are likely familiar with a large plot of land 6 Lloyd Avenue that has been sitting vacant for ... read more

Retailers Announced for Canary District in the West Don Lands

Retail space lining Front Street, DundeeKilmer, Toronto
April 7, 2015 2:57 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The development of the Canary District in the West Don Lands has transformed a long-disused tract of land on the western bank of the Don River into an innovative new community that will soon be ... read more

Toronto East General Hospital To Begin Renovation Project

Toronto East General Hospital, Patient Care Tower, redevelopment
April 7, 2015 11:05 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Early Spring brings with it certain pleasant clues that warmer, sleeveless weather is just around the corner; birds chirping, the delicious sight of snow melting and, of course the clanging and ... read more

Spectacular Toronto Views a Promise at Spadina and Bremner

The nighttime view east from atop Concord CityPlace, Toronto
April 6, 2015 3:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Two of Canada's tallest condominiums are making their way through the planning process as Concord Adex seeks approval for a sky-scraping pair of towers at Spadina and Bremner on the western edge ... read more

Another Tower Topping Off at H&W's Fontana in Markham

Fontana, Markham,  Page + Steele Architects, H&W Development Corp
April 6, 2015 11:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new downtown is emerging in Markham, bringing residential, commercial, and institutional uses all together in a dense urban environment being built from scratch. Condominium developments are a ... read more

Demolition at The Guvernment/Kool Haus Nearing Completion

The Guvernment/Kool Haus Demolition
April 2, 2015 4:00 pm | by Chris Kotsy | Comments
After over 18 years in operation, the former clubbing institution known as The Guvernment/Kool Haus Entertainment Complex on Toronto’s east waterfront is nearing the end of its 3 month demolition. ... read more

St. Lawrence Market North Preparing For Temporary Move

St lawrence, rogers stirk harbour, toronto, market, court
April 2, 2015 1:12 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
The St. Lawrence Market North building, constructed in 1968, is showing its age. The low slung building was constructed in a basic form, and the city is looking to replace it with a building more ... read more

Karma Condos Will Soon Add to the Yonge and College Skyline

View from West of Yonge Street, image by UrbanToronto forum contributor Benito
April 1, 2015 3:58 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
A lot has changed since we last checked in nearly seven months ago with a front page story on Karma Condos. Designed by architectsAlliance and developed by Lifetime ... read more

Topping Off March 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off March 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
April 1, 2015 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
March was a very busy month at UrbanToronto, where big news like the reveal of Mizrahi Developments' The One and a revised design for Diamondcorp, Allied REIT, ... read more