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Photo of the Day: Monument to Multiculturalism

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Monument to Multiculturalism, Union Station
April 1, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto is known around the world for its multiculturalism as much as it is for cold winters and hockey. “Monument to Multiculturalism” by Francesco Perilli, stands in a highly prominent location ... read more

Toronto East of the Don River: Growth to Watch for in 2015

East of the DVP: Growth to Watch For in 2015
March 31, 2015 6:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Our ongoing Growth to Watch For series has already covered several areas of the city, including North York Centre and East, Yonge-Eglinton, St. read more

Fieldgate Homes Hosts 90 Niagara 'Demolition Party'

Senior VP Urban Fieldgate Homes Leith Moore, image by Marcus Mitanis
March 31, 2015 5:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Infill developments support the goals of the province and the City of Toronto in providing additional density throughout urban centres. Located a short walk west from King and Bathurst Streets, ... read more

Phantom's Tea Garden Condos Coming to Bayview and Sheppard

Tea Garden Condos, Phantom Developments, Kirkor Architects
March 31, 2015 2:11 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Bayview and Sheppard area of North York has been the site of much intensification since the opening of the Sheppard subway line back in 2002. Projects under construction and new proposals will ... read more

Heritage and Modern Coexist at Camrost-Felcorp's Blue Diamond

Blue Diamond Condos at Imperial Plaza, Camrost-Felcorp, Diamond Schmitt, Toronto
March 31, 2015 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The combination of transit, retail, and quiet, treed side streets is attracting plenty of new residents to the Avenue Road and St. Clair neighbourhood. One of the handful of new developments ... read more

Fortune at Fort York to Add to Onni's Master-Planned Community

Fortune at Fort York, Onni Group, IBI Group Architects, Toronto
March 31, 2015 11:07 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Onni Group's master‐planned Fort York community is set to grow yet again, with a fourth condominium development called Fortune at Fort York. The 32-storey, IBI Group Architects-designed Fortune ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 31, 2015

March 31, 2015 8:43 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario government says it will not cover $85M shortfall for beleaguered Spadina subway extension; Ontario Culture Minister believes ROM will pay off $33-million loan by ... read more

Photo of the Month: Galleria Stairs

Photo of the Month, Toronto, Allen Lambert Galleria, Brookfield Place
March 31, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Reader submitted content is a big part of making UrbanToronto such a visually appealing news source, and our daily Photo of the Day selections are one of the many ways we highlight Toronto's ... read more

Cool Features and Sleek Finishes at Cumberland at Yorkville Plaza

Cumberland at Yorkville Plaza, Camrost-Felcorp, WZMH Architects, Toronto
March 30, 2015 5:03 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Intensification of Toronto’s Yorkville neighbourhood has brought countless full time residents to the primarily shopping district. Among the newest residential additions to the neighbourhood, ... read more

Union Station Artwork Nears End of Installation

Zones of Immersion, Union Station Revitalization Project
March 30, 2015 3:22 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
TTC subway closures are an inconvenience that are marginally disruptive at best, but an occasional necessity to allow for state-of-good-repair work or improvements to the system. This weekend's ... read more

Previewing the Amenities at Chestnut Hill's Lotus Condos

Lotus Condos, Kirkor, Chestnut Hill Developments, Fortress RDI
March 30, 2015 12:53 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month we brought you inside for an exclusive sneak peek at the presentation centre for Lotus Condos, a new mid-rise condominium development coming to North York. The Chestnut ... read more

A Taste of Penthouse Living at the Trump Residences Toronto

Trump Toronto, Talon International, Zeidler Partnership Architects
March 30, 2015 11:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A month ago we brought you in for a tour of several suites in Talon International's Trump International Hotel and Tower, the 58-storey Zeidler Partnership Architects-designed hotel ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 30, 2015

March 30, 2015 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metrolinx to build 22-train facility in Whitby; New Union Pearson Express uniforms reflect rail and air heritage; How one Toronto company landed an architectural job in ... read more

Photo of the Day: Driftwood Throne

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Winter Stations, Driftwood Throne
March 30, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This Winter, the shores of Kew and Balmy Beaches were given an injection of life and warmth with RAW Design, Ferris + Associates and Curio's inaugural Winter Stations. In ... read more

Design of The Well Development at Spadina and Front Evolving

Aerial, The Well, Toronto, Diamondcorp, Allied REIT, RioCan, Hariri Pontarini
March 27, 2015 5:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Diamondcorp, Allied REIT, and RioCan have been advancing their plans for a transformative development on the site of the current Globe and Mail offices just to the west of the Downtown Toronto ... read more

Tarion Awards Recognize New Home Builders For Customer Service

Concert Properties, Toronto
March 27, 2015 3:43 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
While the building boom continues to reshape Toronto and some other cities in Ontario, developers now have to face an ever more competitive market, with buyers not only seeking the best price or ... read more

ZIGG Condos Offering Mid-Rise Mid-Town Living

ZIGG Condos, Kirkor Architects Planners, Madison Homes, Fieldgate Homes
March 27, 2015 3:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recently built dedicated right-of-way for the TTC's 512 St. Clair streetcar route has spurred a wave of intensification, and several new residential developments are in various stages of ... read more

Casey House Expanding To Better Meet Needs

Casey House's new home, Toronto, Hariri Pontarini Architects
March 27, 2015 2:28 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
It was in 1988 when Casey House was founded and became the first freestanding HIV/AIDS facility providing home care and outreach programs for those with the deadly disease. Named after Casey ... read more

Tower Floors Rising at The Madison on Eglinton

The Madison, Madison Homes, Kirkor Architects, Toronto
March 27, 2015 10:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Yonge and Eglinton area is the site of much development activity these days, as the blocks surrounding the intersection are intensified in advance of the new Crosstown LRT line under ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 27, 2015

March 27, 2015 9:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
$700M project at site of old Guvernment nightclub set to transform the Toronto waterfront; York Region votes to help pay for subway shortfall; Amateur analysis claims Toronto’s ... read more