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Province Announces Retrofit of Macdonald Block Office Complex

Aeries view of the Whitney Block (left) and MacDonald block (right), image by Ke
July 8, 2016 5:27 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Stretching from Grosvenor to Wellesley, Toronto's Macdonald Block of office buildings is home to 15 of Ontario's ministries and 12 cabinet ministers, serving as the nerve centre for much of the ... read more

Concert Properties Celebrate The Kip District Ground Breaking

Ground breaking at The Kip District by Concert Properties, Etobicoke
July 8, 2016 5:10 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Concert Properties celebrated ground breaking for 'Kip One,' the 29-storey first tower at their Kip District development in the Toronto suburb of Etobicoke this morning. The IBI Group-designed ... read more

36-Storey Infill Proposed on a Midtown Tower-in-the-Park Site

89 Roehampton, Pabs Corporation, Roehampton Apartments, Quadrangle Architects
July 8, 2016 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Yonge and Eglinton area has grown to become one of Toronto's hottest development nodes, spurred by unwavering demand and a major transit expansion. Increasing land values in the neighbourhood ... read more

2 Gibbs Road Makes First Pass at Design Review Panel

2 Gibbs Road, Edilcan, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Toronto
July 7, 2016 5:52 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
The intensification of the Highway 427 corridor in Etobicoke is picking up steam with Edilcan's multi-tower proposal at 2 Gibbs Road, which made its first pass through Toronto's Design Review ... read more

Galleria Mall Redevelopment Assessed at Design Review Panel

Galleria Mall Redevelopment, Toronto, by Freed, ELAD
July 6, 2016 6:26 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
There is no proposal, and there is no application, yet the planned Galleria Mall redevelopment is in some ways already more evolved than many of the submissions that come before the City of ... read more

New Phases Proposed for Daniels Erin Mills in Mississauga

2475 Eglinton Avenue West, The Daniels Corporation, Kirkor, Mississauga
July 6, 2016 3:53 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Daniels Corporation's new community at Erin Mills Parkway and Eglinton Avenue West in Mississauga continues to grow. The first three towers at the Kirkor Architects-designed development ... read more

EY Tower Roof: Unique Presence Joins Financial District Skyline

EY Tower, Toronto, Oxford Properties, Kohn Pedersen Fox, WZMH
July 5, 2016 4:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Stepping off the hoist elevator, we're high above the streets of Toronto's Financial District, with Nathan Phillips Square a miniature diorama to the north. We're on the 40th floor of the EY ... read more

383 Sorauren Design Reflects Area's Century-Old Industrial Roots

383 Sorauren, Toronto, Gairloch, Centrestone, architectsAlliance
July 5, 2016 10:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new condominium development is fast revealing its exterior envelope at the meeting point between the Parkdale, Brockton Village, and Roncesvalles neighbourhoods. Gairloch ... read more

EY Tower: An Inside Look at the Concourse Building Replica

EY Tower, Toronto, by Oxford Properties, Kohn Pedersen Fox, WZMH
July 4, 2016 5:32 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Last week, we toured the construction site of one of Toronto's most talked-about Downtown developments. Now reaching its full height of 40 storeys, the Kohn Pedersen Fox-designed EY Tower already ... read more

Crane Removed as Cladding Rises at Daniels' The Bartholomew

The Bartholomew, Daniels, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
July 4, 2016 4:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few weeks since our last update on the construction of The Daniels Corporation's The Bartholomew, the latest market condominium development to rise in the rebuilt Regent ... read more

Lots of Progress on Streetcar's Broadview Hotel Restoration

Broadview Hotel, ERA Architects, Streetcar Developments, Toronto, Riverside
July 4, 2016 4:04 pm | by Michael Uttley | Comments
In February, we checked in with the Broadview Hotel restoration and expansion by Streetcar Developments. Situated at the northwest corner of Broadview Avenue and Queen Street East, the building ... read more

Cladding Installation Underway at Tridel's Aqualina

Aqualina at Bayside, Tridel, Hines, Arquitectonica, Toronto
July 4, 2016 12:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Tridel and Hines' Aqualina at Bayside has just reached a new phase in Toronto's new East Bayfront community, with a milestone close on the horizon. The ... read more

Touring the Financial District's Recently Topped-Off EY Tower

EY Tower, Toronto, by Oxford Properties, Kohn Pedersen Fox, WZMH
June 30, 2016 4:49 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
From Nathan Phillips Square, the steel roof already stands out. Clustered amongst Toronto's tallest Financial District skyscrapers, the 40-storey EY Tower isn't the tallest, or necessarily the ... read more

Excavation Growing for Plaza's 50 at Wellesley Station

50 at Wellesley Station, Quadrangle Architects, Plaza, Toronto
June 30, 2016 12:36 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The excavation for Plaza's 50 at Wellesley Station is progressing in Toronto's Church and Wellesley Village. With digging of the pit now practically complete at the south end of the ... read more

Yonge & St. Clair: Developer Hopes to Revitalize Midtown Hub

The eight Slate-owned buildings, image courtesy of Slate Asset Management
June 29, 2016 6:55 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
North of Bloor and South of Eglinton: in both the geographic and cultural landscape, that's Yonge and St. Clair. Flanked by growing urban hubs along the Yonge corridor, the intersection is now ... read more

Event for Kids Officially Opens Regent Park's Athletic Grounds

Regent Park Athletic Grounds, The Daniels Corporation, MLSE, TCHC
June 29, 2016 3:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Students at Nelson Mandela Park Public School and Lord Dufferin Public School got a special treat today for their last day of the school year, being the first to experience the new 2.8-acre ... read more