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Waterlink at Pier 27 Making a Strong Impact on the Central Waterfront

Waterlink at Pier27 in Toronto by Fernbrook/Cityzen, architectsAlliance
June 13, 2012 1:40 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Waterlink at Pier 27 is making progress at the foot of Yonge Street, with all four buildings now at various levels of construction. Developed by Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes, the four towers will ... read more

Mid-Rise Condo Project Proposed for Keele & Lawrence

2522-2443 Keele Street condos, Toronto. Developed by YYZed Property Management
June 13, 2012 1:19 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
With a seemingly insatiable demand for residential development in downtown Toronto, it is easy to forget that there are large swaths of the city that have been relatively untouched by this latest ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ice Showing Good Form

Ice Condos at York Centre, Toronto. Developed by Lanterra and Cadillac Fairview.
June 12, 2012 11:00 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
One of an abundance of projects designed by architectsAlliance, the Ice Condos at York Centre are a welcome addition to this burgeoning new district. The favoured firm of developers such as ... read more

Oxford Properties Announces RBC WaterPark Place Will Seek LEED Platinum Status

RBC Waterpark Place III in Toronto by Oxford Properties and WZMH Architects
June 12, 2012 3:56 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
A growing trend and point of competition within the development industry in Toronto is one that we're happy to see more of; in the wake of other similar announcements, Oxford Properties has ... read more

Checking In on South Hill on Madison Condos

South Hill on Madison Condos in Toronto by Burnac Holdings with Northgrave Arch
June 12, 2012 3:50 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Last week we brought you a brand new dataBase listing for South Hill on Madison, Burnac's latest development located between the trendy Annex and posh South Hill neighbourhoods. Curiosity — and ... read more

Residences at the RCMI Call in VIP for Cornerstone Unveiling

Residences at the RCMI by Tribute Communities and Zeidler Partnership
June 12, 2012 3:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The Residences of the RCMI by Tribute Communities brought in a VIP for the official cornerstone unveiling held this past weekend, capitalizing on the close association that has been forged between ... read more

Brookfield Pursuing Bay Adelaide Centre East Tower with Deloitte

Bay Adelaide Centre Toronto by Brookfield Properties, KPMB & Adamson Associates
June 12, 2012 12:50 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Brookfield Properties announced today that a new 44-storey office tower will join its neighbour Bay Adelaide Centre West in the heart of Toronto's financial district, and Deloitte has signed ... read more

Knightstone Proposes New Condo for Leaside

2 Laird Drive, Toronto. Developed by Knightstone, design by Kearns Mancini
June 12, 2012 11:43 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Tucked on the eastern edge of Leaside, Knightstone Capital is proposing to construct a 98-unit, seven-storey condominium at 2 Laird Drive, in the Millwood Road & Malcolm Road area. There are ... read more

Design for 43 Gerrard Street West Splashes onto Bay with Colour

43 Gerrard West Condos in Toronto by RAW Design
June 11, 2012 11:49 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Bay Street's newest denizen is looking to establish itself at the southeast corner of Bay and Gerrard, coming onto the scene with a provocative design sure to start some conversation. We've been ... read more

One Bloor Hopes to Gain Additional Density at Upcoming CoA Hearing

One Bloor East in Toronto by Great Gulf Homes and Hariri Pontarini Architects
June 8, 2012 2:52 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
It looks like Great Gulf is continuing to push for an even larger One Bloor. An upcoming Committee of Adjustment hearing is slated to address a density increase which would result in an ... read more

Cresford's 399 Lofts Close to Reaching Final Height at Adelaide and Spadina

399 Lofts in Toronto by Cresford Developments with Northgrave Architects
June 8, 2012 2:50 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Forum member Red Mars has been diligently following the construction progress (or lack-thereof, for a period of time) at 399 Adelaide Street West for the past two and a half years. The images ... read more

New Renderings for Expansion of Yorkville Plaza Development

The New Residences of Yorkville Plaza, 21 Avenue Road, Toronto, Camrost-Felcorp
June 8, 2012 1:01 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Revised plans for Camrost-Felcorp's Yorkville Plaza have been listed on the City of Toronto's planning page for 21 Avenue Road, including renderings that reveal not one but two new buildings that ... read more

Details Emerge for 83-Storey 50 Bloor Street West Proposal

50 Bloor Street West, Morguard, Pellow Associates, Holt Renfrew
June 8, 2012 10:15 am | by Albert Chen | Comments
For months now, the discussion of a large new mixed-use building on the site of the current Holt Renfrew flagship store has been a hot topic among UrbanToronto Forumers. Located at 50 Bloor Street ... read more

Transformation of Yonge and Eglinton Continues With Two New Proposals

Proposed 31-37 Helendale Avenue, Comare Holdings, RAW Design
June 7, 2012 3:50 pm | by Albert Chen | Comments
Long regarded as one of the most desirable residential neighbourhoods in the city, the condo boom and construction of the Crosstown LRT will further boost development along the Yonge and Eglinton ... read more

U of T and Local Residents Locked in Conflict Over College St. Residence

245 College Street Residence, Toronto. Designed by Diamond + Schmitt
June 7, 2012 1:50 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
The politics behind the planning process is anything but tidy. Driven by market logic to maximize revenue by selling the greatest number of units permissible on a site, developers often meet stiff ... read more

The Interview: Brad Lamb Part 2

Brad J. Lamb
June 7, 2012 11:32 am | by Craig White | Comments
We pick up our interview with Brad Lamb following Part 1 where we mostly delved into the early stages of Lamb's career. Now that some of your projects are getting larger, public art contributions ... read more

Final Touches Applied to CAMH at Queen and Ossington

CAMH redevelopment in Toronto by CAMH, KPMB, Kearns Mancini, Montgomery Sisam
June 7, 2012 10:35 am | by Anonymous | Comments
We featured the CAMH redevelopment a few weeks ago, just as construction and finishing touches on the public elements were being applied. Since then construction crews have cleared out of the way ... read more

Update on One Valhalla Towns and Condos

One Valhalla Condos in Etobicoke by Edilcan, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architect
June 6, 2012 2:29 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Edilcan's west-end development One Valhalla Towns and Condos is progressing well, with the first tower capped off and the townhouses receiving cladding and windows. Located on the site of the ... read more

Dundee Kilmer Shoots For Gold at Pan Am Athletes' Village

Pan Am Athletes Village in Toronto by Dundee Kilmer and Integrated Design Team
June 6, 2012 12:01 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The past decade has born witness to an increasing awareness in regards to sustainability and environmental stewardship. Whether it be organic food and clothing, alternative transportation methods ... read more

Monarch Makes Video, Rooftop Party for Topping Off of Couture Condos

Couture Condos by Monarch Group, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Philmor Group.
June 6, 2012 11:40 am | by Anonymous | Comments
After Couture The Condominium was topped-off in March, a little rooftop shindig and BBQ was held to celebrate the achievement. The Monarch Group took a few photos and put a short clip of the event ... read more