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Tower Crane in Place for First Phase of Concert's Kip District

Tower crane and below-grade progress at The Kip District
September 19, 2016 10:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of the first phase of The Kip District, a master-planned community by Concert Properties in the Toronto suburb of Etobicoke, recently passed a milestone at ... read more

DRP Calls for Redesign of Midland and Lawrence Development

September 16, 2016 6:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
A story of two Toronto development booms is being written out near the southwest corner of Midland and Lawrence. While the Scarborough site is far removed from the city's burgeoning Downtown, a ... read more

Sweeny &Co Proposes 14-Storey Queen/Dufferin Development

6 Noble Street, Toronto, Sweeny &Co Architects Inc.
September 16, 2016 2:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just west of the Queen Street West and Dufferin Street intersection in Toronto's Parkdale neighbourhood, a new proposal spearheaded by Dermot Sweeny of Sweeny &Co Architects ... read more

Decorative Elements of EY Tower's Exterior Being Revealed

EY Tower (right) viewed from Nathan Phillips Square, image by Marcus Mitanis
September 15, 2016 3:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In a city where rectilinear "boxy" developments are the norm, few ongoing Toronto high-rise projects have captured the imagination of local architecture buffs quite like Oxford ... read more

Three-Tower Mixed-Use Development Tabled for 3450 Dufferin

3450 Dufferin Street, image retrieved from submission to City of Toronto
September 13, 2016 4:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A major intensification has been proposed for a large site at 3450 Dufferin Street, located opposite Dufferin Street from Yorkdale Shopping Centre, just south of Highway 401. Currently occupied by ... read more

Demolition Wipes Slate Clean for Two Dundas & Jarvis Towers

Dundas Square Gardens, Gupta, Grid Condos, CentreCourt, Toronto
September 12, 2016 2:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Fuelled by surging land values and a short supply of student housing, urban renewal is coming to Toronto's Jarvis and Dundas intersection. read more

Exterior Taking Shape at U of T's Daniels Architecture Building

John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, Toronto
September 12, 2016 10:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction activity continues to transform the 1875-built former Knox College building at 1 Spadina Crescent. Soon to become the new home of the U of T's John H. Daniels Faculty of ... read more