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George Brown Waterfront Campus Officially Open

October 30, 2012 3:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
October 26 marked the official opening of the new George Brown College Waterfront Campus, located off Queens Quay just west of Sherbourne. George Brown president Anne Sado was joined by ... read more

King Blue Condos to House Theatre Museum Canada

King Blue Condos, Toronto Condos, Theatre Museum Canada, Easton's Grp/Remington
October 30, 2012 2:37 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
King Blue Condominiums will incorporate a special component that will distinguish it from other new developments in the area. The Theatre Museum Canada will be housed in the complex's lobby ... read more

Balcony Glass Arrives at the L Tower

Balcony glass on the L Tower cityzen fernbrook castlepoint Toronto
October 29, 2012 4:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As the L Tower pushes ever closer to its final height, with its unique blue cladding now covering over half of the structure, the completed building is not too hard to imagine. Last week, the ... read more

Eau Du Soleil Creates a Stir on the West Waterfront

Eau Du Soleil, Toronto Condos, Empire Communities, EI Richmond/Zeidler
October 29, 2012 3:35 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Sun. Water. Life. These are the elements used to portray the lifestyle promised at one of Toronto's most talked about developments west of downtown. Empire Communities' Eau Du Soleil promises ... read more

Development Review: The Ontario Municipal Board

Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto, Toronto Condos, Talon International
October 26, 2012 3:13 pm | by Michael Batt | Comments
One of the most dominant forces in city building is the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB), which operates as a branch of the Environment and Land Tribunals of Ontario (ELTO) and is directed by ... read more

Ribbon Cutting At The New First Canadian Place

First Canadian Place at the start of renovation, Toronto
October 26, 2012 3:01 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Three years ago, Brookfield began revitalization work on First Canadian Place, Canada's tallest office tower, a massive project that not only competes in this environmentally conscious ... read more

Cadillac Fairview Plans $350 Million Makeover for Sherway Gardens

Sherway Gardens Mall in Toronto by Cadillac Fairview with Dialog Architects
October 25, 2012 4:40 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
There's been plenty of mall talk throughout the GTA recently; between the redevelopment of part of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre into Oxford Place, the extensive renovation of and addition ... read more

Breaking: Oxford Place to Propose City's First Supertall Skyscrapers

Oxford Place in Toronto by Oxford Properties with Foster + Partners
October 25, 2012 11:20 am | by Anonymous | Comments
The battle for tallest tower in the city is heating up! UrbanToronto spoke to an anonymous source at City Hall who is intimate with the Oxford proposal for the redevelopment of Metro Toronto ... read more

Initial Images Reveal Multi-Skinned Scheme for 89 Avenue Road

89 Avenue Road, image courtesy of architectsAlliance
October 24, 2012 1:30 pm | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
Initial images reveal multi-skinned scheme for 89 Avenue Road read more

Urban Capital's River City Condos Construction Update

River City Condos view from northwest, Urban Capital Toronto
October 23, 2012 4:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the flurry of construction activity underway in the West Don Lands and surrounding area, the signs of change are becoming apparent. As pits are excavated and cranes are raised inside the ... read more

Toronto's Waterfront One of "21 Smart Communities of the Year"

Waterfront Toronto's East Bayfront development, artist rendering with block map
October 23, 2012 4:00 pm | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Waterfront Toronto has been named as one of the 21 Smart Communities of the Year and selected as semi-finalist for the 2013 Intelligent Community of the Year award. read more

Rockport Introduces Wicksteed Business Park

South-East view of Wicksteed Business Park along Wicksteed Avenue, image courtes
October 22, 2012 5:30 pm | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
Rockport introduces Wicksteed Business Park, an innovative block of office condominiums which will revitalize a brownfield site and give an industrial zone new life. read more

Aura at College Park Gets Ready for Retail

Aura at College Park, Toronto Condos, Canderel Stoneridge, Graziani & Corazza
October 22, 2012 3:16 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The scaffolding and covered walkway that protected pedestians from construction work on the Aura at College Park by Canderel Stoneridge has been taken down as retailers get ready to do business in ... read more

Excavation has begun at The Madison

Excavation at the Madison by Madison Homes & Kirkor architects Eglinton Toronto
October 22, 2012 1:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Excavation is now underway at The Madison - a twin tower mixed use development located at Dunfield and Eglinton.  The project, developed by Madison Homes and designed by Kirkor Architects, ... read more

A Look Inside Streetcar's "Pop-Up Shop" at The Carnaby

The Carnaby, Toronto Condos, Streetcar Developments, Tact Architecture
October 22, 2012 11:19 am | by Anonymous | Comments
This past weekend, Streetcar Developments held a "Pop-Up Shop" at The Carnaby presentation centre at 1230 Queen Street West. The promotion included great cashback incentives from Streetcar — ... read more

Development Review: Toronto's Development Process

City of Toronto Development Proposal Sign, 17 Dundonald, Toronto Condos, Worsley
October 19, 2012 4:25 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The City of Toronto receives many planning applications with varying degrees of complexity. City Planning organizes applications into categories based on the principles of the Streamlining The ... read more

Foundation Work Continues at Pure Plaza's Ivory on Adelaide

Ivory on Adelaide, Toronto Condos, Pure Plaza, Hariri Pontarini Architects
October 19, 2012 3:12 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
We here at UrbanToronto have a great view of the construction activity going on at Pure Plaza's Ivory on Adelaide from our new office located next to the site. We have just taken some photos of ... read more

Open House at Living Shangri-La Toronto

Living Shangri-La Toronto Hotel and Condo Open House
October 19, 2012 2:52 pm | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Bordering the entertainment and financial districts, the Living Shangri-La Toronto Hotel and Condo promises to be an urban icon and destination. Next week, the glass podium and tower will be ... read more

Tridel Releases Price List for Ten York

Ten York Street Condos in Toronto by Tridel with Wallman Architects
October 19, 2012 2:21 pm | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Ten York Street Condos by Tridel, overlooking Lake Ontario, promises to be a statuesque beauty in downtown Toronto. The 65-storey glass condo wedged between York and Harbour Streets ... read more

South Podium Demolition Underway at Yorkville Plaza

Yorkville Plaza Condos in Toronto by Camrost-Felcorp and WZMH Architects
October 19, 2012 1:04 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
All eyes in Yorkville have recently been focused on the grand opening of the new Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences on Bay Street. As the dust settles, we thought it might be appropriate to ... read more