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Oxford Properties' RBC WaterPark Place Sprouts Many New Renderings

Gardiner Expwy. view of RBC WaterPark Place III, Toronto, by Oxford Properties
December 14, 2011 5:43 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Oxford Properties doesn't know. Oxford Properties doesn't know that there is a huge, built-in, internet fan base for all things Toronto, all things New Building, all things Rendered. If they did ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Hive Lofts on The Queensway

Hive Lofts in Etobicoke by Symmetry Developments and Teeple Architects
December 14, 2011 4:57 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Let's take a look towards the city's west end in today's instalment of Project of the Day. Hive Lofts on the Queensway, by Symmetry Developments is bringing urban mid-rise design to a ... read more

Demolition Winding Down at Front St Greyhound Depot

Cityzen's 154 Front St East condo Toronto by architectsAlliance.
December 14, 2011 2:22 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The demolition of the Greyhound Bus Parcel Express depot at 154 Front Street East at Sherbourne is quickly winding down. It had been on and off for about a month now and has pretty much concluded ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Trump International Hotel and Tower

Trump Tower in Toronto by Talon International and Zeidler Partnership Architects
December 13, 2011 6:18 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Toronto has never been a city of outright visible luxury — that is, until recently. While we have definitely seen our fair share of extravagance and are no strangers to millionaires , we tend not ... read more

Huge Improvement Revealed For Yorkville Plaza Redevelopment

New retail podium plan for The New Residences of Yorkville Plaza, Toronto
December 13, 2011 3:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Here's a little behind-the-scenes for you today as a way of introduction to this article. You may have noticed that yesterday we picked The New Residences of Yorkville Plaza, the redevelopment of ... read more

Progress for the Residences at the RCMI Condos

Residences at the RCMI, by Tribute Communites with Zeidler Architects, Toronto
December 13, 2011 2:52 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The Residences at the RCMI (Royal Canadian Military Institute) is a project that we haven't reported about very much. It's time we do a quick overview of the 42-storey condo and check in on ... read more

Allied Properties and &Co Architects Bring QRC West to the Market

134 Peter Street braced for office redevelopment, Toronto
December 12, 2011 6:38 pm | by Craig White | Comments
134 Peter Street, and properties to the north of it on Queen Street, and to the west of it on Richmond Street, are undergoing a major change, one which is bringing some major intensification and ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: The New Residences of Yorkville Plaza

The New Residences of Yorkville Plaza, 21 Avenue Road, Toronto, Camrost-Felcorp
December 12, 2011 4:34 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The Four Seasons Hotel, located between Cumberland and Yorkville Avenues, at Avenue Road, has been a Toronto landmark since its completion nearly four decades ago. The architecture is reflective ... read more

Cinema Tower's Suite of the Week

Cinema Tower in Toronto by Daniels Corporation and Kirkor Architects
December 12, 2011 4:29 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
This week Cinema Tower, developed by the Daniels Corporation and designed by Kirkor Architects, is featuring an interesting floorplan. The Nolan consists of 858 sq. ft of interior space plus 127 ... read more

St. Lawrence Market North Joins the UrbanToronto dataBase

St. Lawrence Market North Exterior, by Rogers Stirk Harbour with Adamson Assoc.
December 9, 2011 5:28 pm | by Craig White | Comments
In mid-2010 then Mayor of Toronto David Miller announced the winning entry in the competition to design a new North building for the St. Lawrence Market, one put forward by the team of ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Ryerson's Peter Gilgan Athletic Centre

Ryerson Athletics, Loblaws at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto by Turner Fleischer
December 9, 2011 5:20 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
With all the talk about the recent redevelopment of the (former) Maple Leaf Gardens, it's only fitting that we feature the dataBase listing as our Project of the Day. The athletics centre has been ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Hullmark Centre

Hullmark Centre in North York Centre, Toronto by Tridel and Kirkor Architects
December 8, 2011 5:48 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The development of North York City Centre is moving at a rapid-fire pace, having its own distinct skyline that seems to be growing each day, and an increasingly younger demographic of individuals ... read more

Demolition for CHAZ Yorkville Condos Finally Begins

CHAZ Yorkville Condos, by 45 Charles Ltd and Edenshaw Homes, Toronto
December 8, 2011 5:37 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
You might remember us reporting back in May that demolition on the CHAZ Yorkville Condos would start in July.  Well, December is the new July! Thanks to forum member urbandreamer for this ... read more

Charlie's Joining the King West Crowd

Charlie condominiums in Toronto by Great Gulf and Diamond + Schmitt architects
December 8, 2011 9:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
The King West scene is not for the faint of heart. Mirroring the social environment King West is known for, the cut-throat nature of development in the district has seen many choose to locate ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Aga Khan Museum + Ismaili Centre

Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre in Toronto by AKDN and Moriyama Teshima
December 7, 2011 5:33 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
In today's dataBase Project of the Day feature, we take a look at one of the more interesting cultural developments occurring within the city, the Aga Khan + Ismaili Centre, currently under ... read more

Loblaws Arrives at Queen and Portland

Queen & Portland Lofts Loblaws in Toronto by Tribute Communities and RioCan
December 7, 2011 11:53 am | by Anonymous | Comments
With all the commotion surrounding the recently completed Loblaws at the (former) Maple Leaf Gardens, it was easy to overlook another significant opening by the grocery-giant last week; a new ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: RBC Waterpark Place III

RBC Waterpark Place III in Toronto by Oxford Properties and WZMH Architects
December 6, 2011 4:56 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Our look at office towers today takes us to RBC Waterpark Place III. read more

Chaz Goes Yorkville As Work Gets Underway At 45 Charles

Architect Sol Wassermuhl stands beside a model of Chaz condos, Toronto
December 5, 2011 5:59 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Chaz on Charles, by 45 Charles Ltd. and Edenshaw Homes, is now Chaz Yorkville , since work has commenced on the project's site and its presenation centre has moved onto Yorkville ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: M5V Condominiums

M5V Condominiums in Toronto by Lifetime Developments and Core, Teeple
December 5, 2011 5:46 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Today's Project of the Day recaps a development that is already complete, with new occupants settling in and making it home: M5V, by Lifetime Developments and TAS Design Build, located at 375 ... read more

First Peek at the Café Glazing on Lanterra's Burano Condos

Burano condos Toronto by Lanterra Developments: the café gets its glazing.
December 2, 2011 4:56 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member dt_toronto_geek has brought us our first glimpse of the glazing at the north end of Burano on Bay Street at Grosvenor. The area in question is planned to be a café when all is ... read more