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L Tower's Curve Being Prepared for Glazing

Cityzen, Fernbrook, Castlepoint, Studio Daniel Libeskind, Claude Cormier, IBI
July 30, 2013 6:00 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
The L Tower is one of the most talked about projects on UrbanToronto, and for good reason too. Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint Realty Partners have taken it upon ... read more

Re-Stitching the Old at Bay Adelaide Centre East

Brookfield Properties, KPMB, Adamson Associates Architects, Bay Adelaide Centre
July 30, 2013 4:50 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Construction continues throughout the site of Brookfield Properties’ Bay Adelaide Centre East (BAC East), the second office tower of the three-phase development that is the Bay Adelaide ... read more

Enirox's 707 Lofts a Handsome Mid-Rise Redevelopment

Toronto Condos, 707 Lofts, Enirox Group, LCL Builds Corporation, Tact Design
July 29, 2013 6:15 pm | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
An update today on the construction on the 707 Lofts in Toronto's Bloorcourt neighbourhood. UrbanToronto Forum members drum118 and yonderbean have posted a ... read more

Unique Angles Revealed at Ryerson Student Learning Centre

Ryerson Student Learning Centre Snøhetta Design Zeidler Partnership Architects
July 29, 2013 12:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sometimes, to gain a new landmark, we are forced to sacrifice an old one. In one infamous example, the original Toronto Star building at 80 King West—the inspiration for the Daily Planet building ... read more

A Hard Hat Tour of Graywood and MOD Developments' FIVE Condos

FIVE St Joseph MOD Development Graywood Hariri Pontarini Toronto
July 26, 2013 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yonge Street is undeniably one of the most important streets in the Toronto. It acts as the official dividing line between the east and west sides, provides an easily navigable route for tourists, ... read more

Southcore Financial Centre & Delta Toronto Rising Steadily

Southcore Financial Centre Delta KPMB Page + Steele IBI Group GWL bcIMC
July 26, 2013 11:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing southerly expansion of Toronto's downtown core is transforming the physical appearance of our city in ways not seen since the large scale building boom of the late 1960s and early ... read more

River City Bringing Style to Toronto's West Don Lands

River City, Condos, Toronto
July 25, 2013 2:30 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
With hundreds of millions of dollars pouring in to the West Don Lands, new life is springing up with each passing day in this former industrial sector. With Waterfront Toronto leading the charge ... read more

8 Gladstone and Carnaby Row: Streetcar's Latest Well Underway

8 Gladstone, Toronto, Streetcar Developments
July 25, 2013 1:30 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
What was originally a single, intimate building called Two Gladstone, is now just the first of a whole cluster of contemporary condos, soon to form their own small community. Streetcar ... read more

Exhibits Moving Into Ripley's Aquarium of Canada

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada B+H Architects CN Tower Toronto
July 25, 2013 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We are less than two months away from our first look inside the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, and with opening day coming quickly, exhibits are now being installed in the 135,000 square-foot ... read more

The UrbanToronto dataBase Celebrates 500 Projects

Lassonde School of Engineering, ZAS Architects, Arup Canada, Laing O'Rourke
July 24, 2013 5:50 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Since 2011, UrbanToronto's dataBase has been bringing together the facts, figures and renderings of hundreds of projects making waves today. Our readers and Forum members have been instrumental in ... read more

Erin Mills Town Centre Announces $100 Million Redevelopment

20VIC Management Inc., Erin Mills Town Centre, MMC Architects, GHA Design, Mall
July 24, 2013 4:30 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
The GTA is experiencing an unprecedented retail rennaissance. Shopping centres across the region are transforming themselves from suburban retail enclosures into stunning architectural icons. In ... read more

TAS Introduces DUKE Condos in The Junction

DuKe Condos, Rendering, Toronto
July 24, 2013 1:50 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
For the past few years, The Junction — centred around the intersection of Dundas West and Keele Street — has not just been drawing new residents from around the city, but has been changing the ... read more

Pinnacle on Adelaide Reaches the Halfway Point

Pinnacle on Adelaide Pinnacle International Hariri Pontarini Architects Toronto
July 23, 2013 2:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The changing face of the Entertainment District has garnered much coverage on UrbanToronto. While the addition of large scale mixed-use developments in this area of historically low-rise, ... read more

CHAZ Yorkville Condos Pushes Towards Grade

July 22, 2013 5:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the summer in full swing, warm weather and lengthy daylight hours are leading to increased activity and progress on our city’s countless construction projects. Out of the dozen-or-so ... read more

Alterra and Zinc Dig Deep for 36Hazelton Condos in Yorkville

36 Hazelton, Alterra Group, Zinc Developments, Quadrangle Architects, Union31
July 22, 2013 5:00 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
The Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood is undergoing a renaissance of sorts. New condominiums, hotels, shops, restaurants, and even a new garden to stroll though as mist swirls around you, ... read more

The Berwick Starting to Take Shape at Yonge and Eglinton

The Berwick and CityTowns Andrin Homes The Brown Group Page + Steele Toronto
July 22, 2013 1:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With a massive transit upgrade slowly drilling its way towards the Yonge and Eglinton area, as well as over a dozen residential projects in the works, there is no question that the neighbourhood ... read more

Mississauga Considers Major Redevelopment at Port Credit Harbour

One Port Street Mississauga, Stavebank Road, by Canada Lands Company
July 19, 2013 4:40 pm | by Ted DuArte | Comments
An urban planning proposal for the Port Credit waterfront is under consideration by the City of Mississauga, for a significant revitalization of the lakeside area of the community. Canada Lands ... read more

New Development Application for Loblaws Lake Shore site

Loblaws, City of Toronto, Loblaws Bathurst
July 19, 2013 1:45 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Redevelopment plans drawn up by Loblaw for the company's former head office and warehouse at Bathurst St. and Lake Shore Blvd. have changed. For over a decade now, the site's future has been in ... read more

The Iconic to Join Brandy Lane's The Station Condos in North York?

The Iconic, 30 Tippet, Brandy Lane Homes, Shiplake Management Co, SMV Architects
July 18, 2013 4:05 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
In the inner suburbs of Toronto, connecting people with transit and creating a more walkable community is the goal of 'transit-oriented' development. Just east of the Allen Road expressway in ... read more

How Do You Build a Skybridge? Concord CityPlace Video Tells All

The Skybridge in place, Parade condos, Concord CityPlace, Toronto
July 18, 2013 3:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It went up overnight about a year ago now, and while it's one of those things that makes everyone cross their fingers and hope for the best, the truth is that a huge amount of work went in to ... read more