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Cinema Tower Continues to Transform John Street Corridor

Cinema Tower, Toronto Condos, The Daniels Corporation, Kirkor Architects
September 10, 2012 3:12 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
With the Toronto International Film Festival in full swing, we're due for an update on the progress of The Daniels Corporation and Kirkor Architects' Cinema Tower. Some of our Forum members ... read more

Motion On Bay Street is Movin' On Up

Motion On Bay Street, Toronto Condos, Concert Properties, Young & Wright/IBI
September 10, 2012 3:01 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Motion On Bay Street by Concert Properties and Young & Wright/IBI Group Architects continues to climb toward its eventual 29-storey height with 20 storeys just completed. What makes ... read more

Mod'rn Condo Set to Launch in Booming Burlington

Mod'rn Condominium in Burlington by Adi Development, Fortress, Icon Architects
September 10, 2012 1:36 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Located on the westernmost corner of Lake Ontario is the city of Burlington, a former agricultural village that has quickly become a major player in the Greater Golden Horseshoe. The city is ... read more

Hard Hat Tour of the Canary District Site and More in the West Don Lands

September 7, 2012 3:30 pm | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
With construction at the Canary District condos site well underway in Toronto's West Don Lands, UrbanToronto had the opportunity on September 6th to witness all of the activity on a hard hat tour ... read more

180 Wellington Receives a Skin of Glass

Re-cladding of 180 Wellington Street West, Toronto
September 6, 2012 4:15 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
Squat and unremarkable, the 12-storey office building at the corner of Wellington Street West and Simcoe Street is undergoing a transformation. Maximizing floor space by occupying every square ... read more

Excavation Work Continues at One Bloor East

One Bloor East, Toronto Condos, Great Gulf Homes, Hariri Pontarini Architects
September 6, 2012 3:08 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
These new photos taken yesterday by Forum member Jack Landau of Great Gulf Homes' and Hariri Pontarini Architects' One Bloor East show the progress being made on the tower's foundation. When ... read more

Condo Development For Former CHUM Building at 1331 Yonge

1331 Yonge Street, Toronto Condos, CHUM Building, Aspen Ridge, Quadrangle
September 6, 2012 2:53 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The development proposal for 1331 Yonge Street by Aspen Ridge Homes and Quadrangle Architects is beginning to take shape, with a couple of recently released renderings from Quadrangle. ... read more

Construction Begins on Crystal at Pinnacle Uptown

Crystal at Pinnacle Uptown in Mississauga, Pinnacle International, E.I. Richmond
September 6, 2012 2:25 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
It looks like work has officially begun at Pinnacle International’s 4.7-acre Crystal at Pinnacle Uptown development, located at Hurontario and Eglinton in Mississauga. The multi-phase development ... read more

Zoning Amendment and Staff Report Illuminate 592 Sherbourne

592 Sherbourne in Toronto by Diamondcorp with bKL, ERA Architects
September 6, 2012 11:19 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Earlier this summer an inside source sent UrbanToronto a provocative rendering for a proposed condominium development to be located at the intersection of Sherbourne and Selby, just south of Bloor ... read more

445 King East Getting a Stylish New Occupant

Rendering of 445 King Street East, Toronto
September 5, 2012 4:26 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Interesting new infill replaces a very tired building at 445 King Street East in Toronto's Corktown neighbourhood. New occupant will be Italinteriors with design by &Co architects. read more

Hard Hat Tour of Urban Capital's River City Condos - Part 2

River City Condos Phase 1 bridge, Toronto
September 4, 2012 3:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We ended off last week with a tour of the south building at Urban Capital Property Group's River City Condos complex, now rising alongside the Don River at King Street East. Today we focus on the ... read more

Excavation Continues at Lifetime Developments' Yorkville Condominiums

Lifetime Developments' Yorkville Condominiums, Toronto. Wallman Architects.
September 4, 2012 1:25 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
A shock of colour in what will be a wonderful disruption of the conventional, the Wallman-designed Yorkville Condominiums is a 31-storey projection of glass and metal. Located at the corner of ... read more

Living Shangri-La Unofficially Opens Ahead of TIFF

Living Shangri-La Toronto is by Westbank Corp and Hariri Pontarini Architects.
September 4, 2012 11:40 am | by Anonymous | Comments
The Living Shangri-La Toronto Hotel and Residence unofficially opened its doors to the public last week ahead of the launch of TIFF. While the hotel suites are not yet open to public booking, some ... read more

Hard Hat Tour of Urban Capital's River City Condos - Part 1

August 31, 2012 6:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Urban Capital Property Group's River City project alongside the Don River at King Street is one of Toronto's most design-forward condominium projects. Crafted by Montreal's renowned Saucier + ... read more

The Interview: Steve Gupta of Easton's Group, Part 2

August 30, 2012 5:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
This week we bring you the conclusion of our interview with Steve Gupta, President and CEO of Easton's Group. In this segment we learn a bit more about the upcoming King Blue project, the theatre ... read more

New Rendering for Skyscraping 27 Yorkville Development

27 Yorkville in Toronto by Minto Group with Wallman Architects
August 30, 2012 2:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Move over 50 Bloor; 27 Yorkville recently came back to centre stage after a bit of a hiatus following its sale last year, bringing with it a colorful and provocative rendering of what we may see ... read more

SIX50 King West Nears Completion

Freed Developments' SIX50 King Street West Condos, Toronto. Designed by Core.
August 28, 2012 1:16 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
Block by block, Peter Freed has been gradually remaking King Street West. With each profitable incision, a redemptive contemporary project takes the place of a poorly used lot. Unburdened by ... read more

New Renderings For Transformation of Historic 761 Queen West

761 Queen Street West in Toronto by R and B Properties, Quadrangle Architects
August 27, 2012 3:06 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The commercialization of Queen Street West is pushing past Bathurst Street and inching ever closer to Trinity-Bellwoods, indicated by a recent project rendering shared by UT Forum member AlbertC. ... read more

The King East Nearly Fully Clad in Glass

The King East by Lamb Dev Corp, Hyde Park Homes, Sher Corp, and Core Architects.
August 24, 2012 11:59 am | by Anonymous | Comments
With the exception of balcony glass and a few windows, cladding on The King East is almost complete. The task of cladding the 15-storey condominium began early last May and continued while ... read more

The Interview: Steve Gupta of Easton's Group, Part 1

Steve Gupta of Eastons Group of Hotels and Alex Corey of urbanToronto
August 23, 2012 4:45 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
This week UrbanToronto sat down with Steve Gupta, president and CEO of Easton's Group of Hotels. Treated to a breakfast buffet at the Hilton Garden Inn at Peter and Adelaide, we had the ... read more