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Minto Introduces a Unique Courtyard Feature at WaterGarden in Thornhill

WaterGarden condos Thornhill by Minto
August 5, 2011 9:50 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Minto has just released renderings for their latest exciting development, WaterGarden, in Thornhill: WaterGarden, Thornhill, image courtesy of Minto From the the street, its sleek mid-rise design ... read more

The Beach Gets Contemporary with Reserve's Lakehouse Beach Residences

Lakehouse Beach Residences Toronto, by Reserve Properties
August 4, 2011 10:50 am | by Anonymous | Comments
However you choose to name it -- The Beach, The Beaches, East Queen East -- this neighbourhood has certainly grown into a cool, vibrant, modern, and beautiful place to live. With the addition of ... read more

Construction Work Begins On Edilcan Development's One Valhalla Towns & Condos

One Valhalla Condos Toronto by Edlican Development
August 4, 2011 10:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
the project was designed by Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, with interiors by Munge Leung and landscaping by Schollen & Company. read more

Glass Cladding Impacting Greatly At Westbank's Living Shangri-La Toronto

Living Shangri-La Toronto hotel and condos by Westbank
August 3, 2011 10:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The more we see of it the more we like the glass cladding on Living Shangri-La Toronto. This photo by UrbanToronto forum member caltrane74 shows exactly why.  Photo by caltrane74 read more

Dupont Terrace Brings Classic London Townhomes to Dupont and Dufferin

Dupont Terrace - Courtesy of Canadian Equity and Development Corp.
August 2, 2011 11:52 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Canadian Equity and Development Corporation, known best for its Trinity Park Lofts on Queen Street West and Bloor West Mews, now brings a bit of old Englsih elegance to an ideal location in the ... read more

Work Begins On Urban Capital And Alit's Nicholas Residences

Nicholas Residences Condos Toronto By Urban Capital And Alit Developments
August 2, 2011 10:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work on Nicholas Residences begins as seen in the following photo by UrbanToronto forum member Red Mars. With demolition completed work now shifts to shoring the site in preparation for ... read more

Lifetime opens the curtain a crack at The Bond on Adelaide

The Bond Condominiums Toronto by Lifetime Developments
July 29, 2011 12:09 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Lifetime Developments has revealed the name of their latest offering, a 37-storey condominium tower at 290 Adelaide Street West in Toronto's Entertainment District - it's The Bond - and they are ... read more

Oakville Going Retro with Neilas' OpArt Lofts

Neilas' OpArt Lofts Oakville (Image courtesy of Neilas)
July 29, 2011 10:59 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Downtown Oakville is about to see a development that screams 60's pop-art nostalgia. Neilas' OpArt Lofts Oakville (Image courtesy of Neilas) read more

Empire Puts a Welcome Rain in the Forecast for Oakville

Scale Model of Rain Condos Oakville by Empire Communities, image by Craig White
July 29, 2011 10:59 am | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto visited Oakville recently as the sales centre for Empire Communities' Rain Condos briefly previewed for the first time. Rain, at the northeast corner of Kerr Street and Speers Road, ... read more

Installation Of The Corner LED Light Feature Begins On Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto

Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto by Talon International
July 29, 2011 10:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work begins on the installation of the corner LED light feature that will run the 900 foot length of Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto. Here, in this photo by UrbanToronto forum member ... read more

UrbanToronto Visits The AvenDale's Sales Centre

Detail of the port cochere at Minto's The AvenDale condos Toronto
July 29, 2011 8:59 am | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
Yesterday we spoke with Don Schmitt of Diamond + Schmitt Architects about The AvenDale condominium by Minto.  Today, we take a closer look at The AvenDale's scale model and Brian ... read more

UrbanToronto Talks AvenDale with Don Schmitt of Diamond + Schmitt Architects

UrbanToronto sits down with Don Schmitt, image by Craig White
July 28, 2011 10:56 am | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
Late last week UrbanToronto had the pleasure of sitting down with Don Schmitt, principal at Diamond + Schmitt Architects, for a discussion about Minto's most recent condominium offering, The ... read more

ELAD Canada bringing Emerald City to Don Mills and Sheppard

ELAD Canada's Emerald City Condo Complex Toronto
July 28, 2011 9:50 am | by Anonymous | Comments
ELAD Canada's premier Toronto development, Emerald City, is set to reshape the southeast corner of Don Mills and Sheppard, directly across from Fairview Mall. Not to be confused with ... read more

MaRS Centre Phase 2 Construction Set To Resume

MaRS Centre Toronto, Phase 2
July 27, 2011 10:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Big news yesterday when the Province of Ontario announced that construction on MaRS Centre Phase 2 would resume after a three year delay. Phase 1 of the complex was completed in 2005, and phase 2 ... read more

Work to move Heritage Building continues at Pinnacle On Adelaide Condos

The Pinnacle on Adelaide Condos Toronto by Pinnacle International
July 27, 2011 8:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
On Monday we took a quick look at work that was going on at Pinnacle On Adelaide condos in preparation to move a heritage building. Today we have more detailed photos of the work. Below ... read more

Great Gulf Homes Prepares To Launch Monde Condominiums

Alternating balconies at Monde Condominiums, Toronto, by Great Gulf Homes
July 26, 2011 3:36 pm | by Craig White | Comments
At the opening of Sherbourne Common North today it was revealed that the new name for Great Gulf Homes' Waterfront condominium project will be Monde. First announced last year as Parkside, with a ... read more

New 65 Storey Condo and 54 Storey Office planned by Cadillac Fairview for 156 Front West

156 Front West Condo and Office Tower by Cadillac Fairview
July 26, 2011 10:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The boom in Toronto seems to be continuing unabated as new projects keep coming down the pipeline. Word has come to us that Cadillac Fairview has recently applied to construct a two tower complex ... read more

Preparation Work To Move Heritage Building At Pinnacle On Adelaide Condos Underway

Pinnacle on Adelaide Condos Toronto by Pinnacle International
July 25, 2011 10:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Site preparation for construction is well underway at the new Pinnacle On Adelaide condos. Located at the southwest corner of John and Adelaide, the 43 storey condo will contain 564 units. As part ... read more

Chaz On Charles Plans On LEED Silver Certification While Going From 39 To 47 Storeys

Chaz on Charles Condos Toronto by Edenshaw Homes and 45 Charles Ltd
July 22, 2011 10:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
There's quite a bit of activity taking place these days at Chaz On Charles condos. The most obvious is the hoarding that has started to go up around the existing building at 45 Charles Street ... read more

Excavation Progresses for Concert's The Berczy Condominiums

Excavation progresses for The Berczy condos by Concert Properties, Toronto
July 21, 2011 10:59 am | by Craig White | Comments
Digging for The Berczy, Concert Properties' 161-unit 13-storey condominium just east of the financial core, has been underway for a few months now, and the excavation at the tight site is ... read more