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Ontario Grows Aerospace Sector Training at Downsview Park

Centennial College Aerospace Training Site, Downsview park, Toronto, Ontario
October 29, 2013 4:55 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
The Ontario Government has announced today that it has plans to invest in a new Centennial College facility at the former de Havilland manufacturing plant at Downsview Park, several kilometres ... read more

The Berwick Closing in on Final Height at Yonge and Eglinton

The Berwick and CityTowns Andrin Homes The Brown Group Page + Steele Toronto
October 29, 2013 1:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Out of the handful of construction sites in the immediate vicinity of the intersection of Yonge and Eglinton, we have been keeping a very close eye on The Berwick and CityTowns, a ... read more

Thompson Residences Continues Rise as Work Progresses

Thompson Residences, Freed Developments, Saucier + Perrotte, Toronto, Ontario
October 29, 2013 1:35 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
With the ground floor’s structure now poured, the construction of Thompsons Residences at 621 King Street West is proceeding with gusto as crews shift their energy to the lower storeys. While it ... read more

Alterra's Westwood Condos Growing Brick by Brick

Bricks go up at Westwood Condominiums by the Alterra Group, Toronto
October 28, 2013 7:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
When you check in on a project on a monthly basis, you learn that progress during some stages is more subtle than others. Now that the Westwood Condominiums by the Alterra Group is topped off ... read more

On the GO Mimico Promotes Excellent GTHA Transit Linkages

On the GO Mimico Etobicoke development McCallum Sather Stanton Renaissance
October 28, 2013 4:05 pm | by Daniel Rotsztain | Comments
Taking advantage of a site directly adjacent to GO Transit's Mimico Station, On The GO Mimico is a new development that promotes itself as a residence outside the downtown core, yet one with quick ... read more

Dramatic Views Predominate at ELAD's Emerald City Condos

Emerald City, ELAD, Toronto, Don Mills, Sheppard, WZMH
October 25, 2013 2:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing densification of Toronto’s inner suburbs has made exponential steps forward in the past few years, especially surrounding the once resolutely suburban stretch of Sheppard Avenue East ... read more

Cladding Begins to Transform Plaza's Ivory on Adelaide

Ivory on Adelaide, Toronto by Plaza Corp, Hariri Pontarini Architects
October 25, 2013 2:00 pm | by James Bombales | Comments
Rising in the increasingly vibrant Old Town Toronto to the east of Downtown is Plaza's Ivory on Adelaide. Situated near the intersection of Adelaide and Sherbourne, residents of the complex will ... read more

Unique Delta Frame Assembly Progressing at QRC West

Queen Richmond Centre West, Toronto
October 24, 2013 1:40 pm | by Luca Campacci | Comments
Yesterday we introduced you to the special construction now going on at Queen Richmond Centre West, a new office complex being developed by Allied Properties REIT and designed ... read more

Plans Evolve for 55-Storey Tower at 480 University and Dundas

The evolving design of 480 University, by Core Architects, Amexon Development
October 23, 2013 5:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Plans for 480 University Avenue have evolved, and continue to, as Amexon Development Corporation, owners of the 18-storey office building on the northwest corner at Dundas, work with their ... read more

Impressive Delta Frames Undergoing Assembly at QRC West

Queen Richmond Centre West, delta frame node, Toronto, Ontario, Cast ConneX
October 23, 2013 4:00 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Queen Richmond Centre West, or QRC West, developed by Allied Properties REIT and designed by &Co. Architects, is destined to be a landmark in Toronto’s Entertainment District. read more

Bloor-Yorkville Skyline Now Joined by Rising Nicholas Residences

Nicholas Residences, Toronto
October 22, 2013 6:15 pm | by Luca Campacci | Comments
Construction on the Nicholas Residences located near Yonge and Bloor continues with half of the tower's floors now erected, and glazing now applied on the first half dozen. Located at 75 ... read more

Proposal to Redevelop Ridpath's Site on Yonge goes to the OMB

Ridpath 906 Yonge Street Rendering, KPMB Architects, Toronto, Ontario
October 22, 2013 2:09 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
The Tudor styling of the 106-year-old Ridpath's Furnishings building at 906 Yonge Street is certainly eye-catching amongst all the familiar and mostly unremarkable post-Modern developments that ... read more

Teeple-Designed Condo Proposed for 143 Avenue Road

143 Avenue Road, Toronto by Dash Developments, Teeple Architects
October 22, 2013 1:15 pm | by James Bombales | Comments
Dash Developments Inc. has submitted an application to amend a City of Toronto Zoning By-law that would permit the construction of a 12-storey mid-rise mixed-use building on Avenue Road, near the ... read more

Richard Witt of Quadrangle Architects on DUKE Condos

Quadrangle, TAS, DUKE Condo
October 21, 2013 3:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
UrbanToronto’s Stephanie Calvet sat down with Richard Witt, principal at Quadrangle Architects, to discuss the inspiration for DUKE Condo’s design. The mid-rise building, which takes its name from ... read more

Demolition Proceeding at Concert Properties' 88 Scott

88 Scott Street by Concert in Toronto Ontario
October 21, 2013 1:30 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Situated between the fresh produce of St. Lawrence Market and the freshly scrubbed faces of Bay Street is 88 Scott by Concert Properties. Set to rise 58 storeys and accommodate 480 units, along ... read more

Touring Freed's Fashion House: Part 2 - Suites, Amenities and Views

Fashion House, Freed Developments, Core Architects, King West, Toronto
October 18, 2013 2:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this week we took you inside the ground floor of Freed’s Fashion House, one of the many new condominium developments reshaping the trendy King West strip. The beautifully executed ... read more

Emerald Park Towers Continue to Rise in North York

October 18, 2013 11:25 am | by James Bombales | Comments
Construction continues at Bazis Inc., Metropia and Plazacorp’s Emerald Park condos in North York’s busy Yonge and Sheppard intersection. When completed, this development will consist of ... read more

Tower Now Visible as Construction Continues for FIVE

FIVE condo, Toronto
October 17, 2013 1:35 pm | by Luca Campacci | Comments
Onlookers from the street can now see the development of the compelling tower for FIVE a condominium by Five St. Joseph Developments Ltd., a joint venture of Graywood Developments ... read more

Progress on Heritage Preservation at Bay Adelaide Centre East

Heritage facade, Bay Adelaide Tower East, Brookfield Properties, Toronto
October 17, 2013 11:35 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
While people and traffic stream by, construction continues throughout the site of Brookfield Properties’ Bay Adelaide Centre East, the second phase of the three-tower development that is the ... read more

Construction Continues at Minto's WaterGarden

WaterGarden Minto Thornhill Development Condo
October 16, 2013 5:15 pm | by Daniel Rotsztain | Comments
All six storeys of the WaterGarden condominiums have been erected, as construction continues at the Minto development along Yonge Street, north of the Toronto boundary in Old ... read more