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Catching Up With The Berwick at Yonge and Eglinton

The Berwick and CityTowns Andrin Homes The Brown Group Page + Steele Toronto
May 28, 2013 4:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Midtown Toronto’s ongoing real-estate renaissance continues to draw in both home buyers and investors at a steady pace. With construction now underway on the 19-kilometre Eglinton-Scarborough ... read more

Tonight: City Planning Hosts Workshop on the Future of Eglinton

Toronto, Eglington Avenue
May 28, 2013 2:25 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Toronto's City Planning division is currently conducting a study on Eglinton Avenue from Jane Street to just beyond Kennedy Station, called the Eglinton Connects Planning Study. Public ... read more

Three Teams Shortlisted for St. Michael's Hospital Expansion

St.Michael's Hospital, Diamond Schmitt Architects
May 28, 2013 1:50 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Three companies have been shortlisted to design, build and finance the construction of "St. Michael's Hospital 3.0", which includes a new 17-storey patient care tower and the renovation of ... read more

Fort York Visitor Centre Under Construction for Bicentennial

Fort York Visitor Centre, Patkau Architects, Kearns Mancini, Toronto
May 27, 2013 5:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two hundred years and one month ago—to the day—the rumbling of cannon fire shook the fledgling town of York as nearly 2,000 American troops stormed the shores immediately south of the city’s sole ... read more

Three Towers Rise at Emerald City Across From Fairview Mall

Emerald City, WZMH Architects, Elad Canada
May 27, 2013 1:40 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
There is great momentum at Emerald City, the first phase of the much larger Parkway Forest Re-Urbanization, which seeks to transform a 1960s development of suburban towers ... read more

Construction at Halfway Point in the West Don Lands

May 24, 2013 7:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Waterfront Toronto gathered the media yesterday for a quick update on work to create a new neighbourhood for Toronto; specifcally one which will be home during August 2015 to athletes, their ... read more

Touring Through Aspen Ridge's Scenic on Eglinton: Part 2

Scenic on Eglinton, Aspen Ridge Homes, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Mike Niven
May 23, 2013 5:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The following is the second installment on our tour of Aspen Ridge Homes’ Scenic on Eglinton.  If you haven’t read Part 1 yet, please take a moment to check it out for a good look at the ... read more

Touring Through Aspen Ridge's Scenic on Eglinton: Part 1

Scenic on Eglinton, Aspen Ridge Homes, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Mike Niven
May 22, 2013 5:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the soaring downtown real-estate market attracting scores of young professionals to a thriving urban setting, the ongoing densification of the city centre has created an interesting ... read more

City Identifies Issues with Greenpark Condo at 40 Widmer

40 Widmer aerial render, Toronto.
May 22, 2013 4:00 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
In June 2012 the City of Toronto received a proposal by Greenpark Homes to demolish the Victorian row houses on the west side of Widmer Avenue between Richmond and Adelaide Streets in ... read more

Monarch's Waterscapes Adds Some Flash To Humber Bay Shores

Waterscapes Condominiums, Monarch Group, Toronto
May 21, 2013 8:05 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
A soaring, resort style community, constructed of shimmering glass is now more than a pretty picture, as it truly comes to life along Lake Shore Boulevard in Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores. ... read more

Construction Progressing at Aspen Ridge's Studio on Richmond

Studio and Studio2 on Richmond Quadrangle Architects Aspen Ridge Homes Toronto
May 21, 2013 2:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The seemingly never-ending growth of Toronto’s Entertainment District continues to push forward unabated, with dozens of projects in various different states of construction throughout the ... read more

Cadillac Fairview Aims High at Queen and Yonge Rental Tower

May 17, 2013 6:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It's always fun to round off a week with another big project. Well, fun for UrbanToronto readers; not always fun for the developer. Cadillac Fairview were not quite ready to take the wrapping off ... read more

Progress at Ripley's Aquarium Hinting at the Finished Look

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada B+H Architects CN Tower KDA Toronto
May 17, 2013 4:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the months trickling down to days until the planned August opening, the race is on to prepare the building for the public at what will undoubtedly become one of Toronto’s busiest attractions. ... read more

Plaza's Ivory On Adelaide Arriving at Ground Level

Ivory On Adelaide in Old Town Toronto Pure Plaza Hariri
May 17, 2013 12:35 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Just shy of the UrbanToronto offices on Adelaide Street East lies the construction site for Plaza's Ivory On Adelaide. Our up-close and personal view of the project means we've been watching the ... read more

Excavation Underway at Monarch and Goldman's Picasso Condos

Picasso Condos, Monarch Corporation, Goldman Group, Teeple Architects, Toronto
May 16, 2013 3:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has long been joked that Toronto has two seasons; winter and construction. Though the saying has historically applied to our never ending road “upgrades”, its applications have broadened in ... read more

Peter Street Condos Bringing Contemporary Living to Adelaide West

May 16, 2013 1:45 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Nestled a block shy of Queen Street West will be the Peter Street Condominiums, a 40-storey tower from CentreCourt Developments. This contemporary glass tower is designed by architectsAlliance and ... read more

City Issues Refusal Report for Greenpark's 324 Richmond West

324-332 Richmond Street West Greenpark Homes Toronto
May 15, 2013 4:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
UrbanToronto readers know that contrary to the popular belief that the process of building a high-rise begins when shovels break the soil, developing a property in Toronto is actually a much more ... read more

Yonge Eglinton Centre Receiving A $100 Million Facelift

Yonge Eglinton Centre Midtown Toronto RioCan
May 15, 2013 2:50 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Sitting in the heart of Midtown Toronto lies the Yonge Eglinton Centre, a popular mixed-use office complex and destination for shopping & dining. Currently, the 750,000 square foot space ... read more

Details Looking Stellar at Southcore Financial Centre & Delta Hotel

Southcore Financial Centre & Delta Toronto, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects
May 13, 2013 4:50 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
In recent years of hyper construction, the area south of the rail corridor and financial district, colloquially known as "Southcore," has seen some of the most intense growth and densification. ... read more

New and Updated Proposals at King and Spadina Promise Renewal

57 Spadina, Diamondcorp, Toronto, King Street West, King St W, Spadina Ave
May 13, 2013 4:30 pm | by Eddie LaRusic | Comments
A public consultation was held by Ward 20 Councillor Adam Vaughan at Metro Hall on April 30th regarding the latest plans for new condo proposals at King Street West at Spadina ... read more