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Updated Renderings and Changes to Tridel's Ten York

Ten York Street Condos Toronto by Tridel with Wallman Architects
October 18, 2012 11:53 am | by Anonymous | Comments
The intensification of Toronto’s Waterfront Communities neighbourhood is well underway, with the latest proposed addition promising to not only bring an influx of new residents but also contribute ... read more

Origami Queen West Lofts Opens Sales Centre

Origami Queen West Lofts, Toronto Condos, Symmetry Developments, Teeple Architec
October 16, 2012 4:11 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Origami Queen West Lofts opened its sales centre to the public on the weekend, and UrbanToronto was there to take a look. The building is a unique and attractive addition to Toronto's growing ... read more

More Condos for Parkdale with 383 Sorauren

383 Sorauren, Toronto Condos, Gairloch Investments, architectsAlliance
October 16, 2012 3:18 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Gairloch Investments' 383 Sorauren Avenue has been generating quite a bit of interest since it was announced as Parkdale and its surrounding area is becoming one of Toronto's ... read more

Cranes Are Up at Bathurst & Bloor's B.Streets Condos

B.streets Condos, Toronto Condos, Lindvest Properties, Hariri Pontarini
October 16, 2012 12:36 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Excitement is building at the site of Lindvest Properties' B.Streets Condos at 783 Bathurst Street. The cranes are up and ready to start construction on the Hariri Pontarini Architects designed ... read more

Short Video Documents Historic Move at Pinnacle on Adelaide

Pinnacle on Adelaide in Toronto by Pinnacle International, Hariri Pontarini Arch
October 15, 2012 2:50 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Pinnacle International is very proud of the recent re-location of the historic Richard West House, and rightfully so. Moving any building is quite the feat, let alone a heritage-designated house ... read more

36Hazelton Strips Down to Build Up in Yorkville

36Hazelton Condos in Toronto by Alterra, Zinc with Quadrangle Architects
October 15, 2012 2:23 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Only a partial shell remains of the former school-turned-office building at 36Hazelton. Having been almost entirely dismantled, the project is now in the initial stages of being extensively ... read more

The Daniels Corporation's Cinema Tower Tops Off

Cinema Tower condos Toronto by Daniels Corporation and Kirkor Architects
October 12, 2012 5:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Daniels Corporation's Cinema Tower, on Widmer at Adelaide Street, is rapidly approaching completion. This past Thursday, a cool, windy, and cloudy Fall day, saw the topping off celebration for ... read more

The Official Plan: Toronto's Development Process

Toronto Official Plan, Toronto Condos
October 12, 2012 4:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Have you ever wondered why development happens where it does? UrbanToronto begins a series on the development process, intended to explain how and why development applications are approved in the ... read more

Menkes' 25 York Earns LEED Platinum Certification

Telus House, 25 York Street, Toronto Condos, Menkes, Adamson Associates
October 12, 2012 1:01 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Telus House, the 30-storey tower located at 25 York Street, has achieved LEED Canada Platinum Certification for Existing Buildings: Operation and Maintenance. Peter Menkes, President, Industrial ... read more

Oxford Announces Major Redevelopment of Convention Centre

Oxford Place in Toronto by Oxford Properties with Foster + Partners
October 12, 2012 11:28 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Casino, hotel, condo, office, and Foster: Oxford announces a large-scale redevelopment of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. read more

Daniel Libeskind Joins Topping-Off Celebrations At L-Tower

Councillor Michael Thompson with representitives from Castlepoint Realty, Cityze
October 12, 2012 11:19 am | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
Castlepoint, Cityzen and Fernbrook join architect Daniel Libeskind to celebrate the topping-off the L-Tower in style. read more

The Interview: ERA Architects on Heritage at Five St. Joseph

Preserving the warehouse façade at Five St. Joseph, image by Jack Landau
October 11, 2012 3:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Following our three part series looking at developer Gary Switzer's career, and in light of an increasing number of applications for the redevelopment of sites along Yonge Street in the core, ... read more

Sales Centre for Pinnacle Grand Park 2 Opens This Weekend

Grand Park 2, Toronto Condos, Pinnacle International, Page & Steele/IBI Group
October 11, 2012 2:55 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Pinnacle International's Grand Park 2 is opening its sales centre this weekend on Saturday, October 13th at 12pm. The sales centre is located at 3981 Grand Park Drive in Mississauga. Pinnacle ... read more

Soaring Performance Set to Mark the L Tower's Topping Off Tonight

L Tower Condos Toronto by Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint Realty
October 10, 2012 3:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The L Tower looks pretty nice right about now; with cladding somewhere around the halfway point and the ceremonial topping off scheduled for later today it’s now possible to get a real idea as to ... read more

Monarch's Ultra Nears Completion to Join Legacy at Heron's Hill

Ultra Condos, Toronto Condos, Monarch Corporation, Graziani & Corazza Architects
October 9, 2012 3:30 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Monarch Corporation's master planned community of Legacy, Ultra and Yorkland at Heron's Hill (Sheppard Avenue East & Highway 404) is progressing nicely with Ultra, the project's second of ... read more

UPDATED: A Beautiful New Four Seasons Opens In Yorkville

The ribbon is cut at the opening of Toronto's new Four Seasons, image by C White
October 5, 2012 6:43 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We have been following it for six years, from sales launch to excavation to giant continuous concrete foundation pour to topping off, and now the new Four Seasons is open. Here's a quick photo ... read more

Mirvish+Gehry after the presentations: A Short Scrum With Frank Gehry

Frank Gehry speaks with social media after the Mirvish+Gehry presentation
October 4, 2012 4:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Frank Gehry sits down for a quick scrum with the social media to talk about his vision for the Mirvish+Gehry Toronto culture and condo project on King Street West. read more

The Interview: Gary Switzer of MOD Developments, Part 3

Gary Switzer with a model of Massey Tower in the presentation centre, Toronto
October 4, 2012 3:58 pm | by Alex Corey | Comments
In this installment of The Interview we conclude our 3-part series with Gary Switzer, CEO of MOD Developments. In discussing his latest project, Massey Tower, we learn about some of the ... read more

Sara Diamond Talks OCAD University at Mirvish+Gehry

OCAD University's Sara Diamond talks with UrbanToronto at Mirvish+Gehry launch
October 3, 2012 12:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto talks with Dr. Sara Diamond, President and Vice-Chancellor of OCAD University about what Mirvish+Gehry means for the school. read more

Mirvish+Gehry Toronto: An Evolving Design

Evolution of the Mirvish+Gehry Toronto condo design through scale models
October 2, 2012 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The October 1 press conference revealed lots of information regarding the new Frank Gehry / David Mirvish proposal for three soaring residential towers on King St. West. read more