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Erin Mills Town Centre Expansion Will Be Complete Next Fall

Erin Mills Town Centre, MMC Architecture, 20VIC Management Inc., GHA Design
January 27, 2015 2:08 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The Erin Mills Town Centre Expansion is running its course on Mississauga's West side. After 25 years of operation, the mall is currently undergoing a $100 million renovation transforming both the ... read more

Rendering Revealed for Gupta Group Development at 4050 Yonge

New proposal for Yonge/Wilson site, image by the Gupta Group / Easton's Group
January 27, 2015 11:40 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The future of an unsightly parking lot at the northwest corner of Yonge Street and Wilson Avenue may finally be clearer as further details have been revealed for the planned mixed-use development ... read more

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

January 27, 2015 8:53 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto widens parking crackdown to vehicles with out-of-province plates; Skating tradition at Toronto Island becoming popular again; Cart vendors face evictions from St. ... read more

Photo of the Day: Foggy Night in T.O.

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, fog
January 27, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Every once in a while we see a photo that momentarily makes us stop and think "this is Toronto?". While the landmarks are easily recognizable, the combination of towering high-rises and dense fog, ... read more

Downtown Toronto North: Growth to Watch For in 2015

Ryerson Student Learning Centre, design by Snohetta and Zeidler
January 26, 2015 5:25 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto's stories on areas of the city to watch for development in 2015 now rises to five, adding Bay and Yonge Streets between Downtown and Bloor-Yorkville to our previous articles ... read more

Demolition Under Way at Dickinson-Designed Regent Park High-Rise

Regent Park Revitalization, 605 Whiteside Place, TCHC, ProGreen Demolition
January 26, 2015 5:17 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Demolition is well under way on the second last of Regent Park's noted Peter Dickinson-designed high-rise apartment towers. As Toronto is typically too intensely developed to allow for implosions, ... read more

Kingston&Co Featuring Suite of the Week and Community Events

Kingston&Co Condominiums Toronto by TAS, Main & Main, and Teeple Architects
January 26, 2015 3:09 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new mid-rise residential development by TAS, Main and Main Developments and First Capital Reality will be coming soon to Kingston Road in ... read more

The Kip District Wins Award for Best Master-Planned Community

The Kip District Condos by Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects for Concert Prop
January 26, 2015 12:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Master-planned communities make up a good percentage of the new development projects reshaping our city, revitalizing expansive tracts of land with the injection of permanent residents and new ... read more

Times Group's Key West Continues to Rise on Park Lawn Road

Key West, Times Group, Burka Architects, Toronto, Humber Bay
January 26, 2015 11:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction continues at the site of Times Group's Key West, a new 44-storey Burka Architects-designed condominium tower rising from Park Lawn Road, on the east bank of Mimico ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 26, 2015

January 26, 2015 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Someone has finally realized the 20,000 trees Toronto cut down last year could have a better fate than mulch; Toronto mayor says he won’t ‘gut’ services or send taxes ‘through the ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Icy Quay

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, lake, harbour, frozen, ice
January 26, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Torontonians have a love-hate relationship with Winter weather. The same unforgiving conditions that have led to several extreme cold weather alerts in the city are also responsible for the ... read more

Interior Design Show on this weekend at the Convention Centre

Interior Design Show 2015 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Jan 22-25
January 23, 2015 6:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Interior Design Show is back for its 2015 edition at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre this weekend, and it's a pretty interesting year. UrbanToronto was able to walk through on Thursday ... read more

Camrost-Felcorp Launches Blue Diamond Condos at Imperial Plaza

Blue Diamond Condos at Imperial Plaza, Diamond + Schmitt Architects, Whitecastle
January 23, 2015 3:53 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Like many avenues around the city, St. Clair Avenue West is the theatre of extensive redevelopment as new condominium projects add density as well as a stronger urban character to the east-west ... read more

Public Consultation Reveals New Design for 33 Avenue Road

33 Avenue Road, Empire Communities, Zeidler Partnership Architects, Toronto
January 23, 2015 2:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A community consultation was held yesterday evening at the Park Hyatt Hotel on Avenue Road, where new information and images were revealed pertaining to a major redevelopment proposed for the ... read more

Preliminary Design Surfaces for 30 Bay Street Office Tower

Preliminary Design of 30 Bay Street, Toronto by Oxford Properties
January 23, 2015 1:19 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A preliminary rendering for 30 Bay Street has surfaced online. The proposed tower is the latest addition to a number of planned additions to Downtown Toronto's commercial office market which are ... read more

Last Suites Available at ELAD Canada's Dream Tower at Emerald City

Emerald City, Dream Tower, Biyu, ELAD Canada, Toronto, WZMH
January 23, 2015 11:53 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
ELAD Canada's master-planned Emerald City community is among the largest condominium communities in North York. Across Sheppard Avenue from the busy Fairview Mall, the development now boasts three ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 23, 2015

January 23, 2015 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tory’s budget plan attacked by councillors Rob Ford, Gord Perks; Uber claims increased security checks, higher ‘safety standards’ than City of Toronto; How do TTC promises ... read more

Photo of the Day: Approaching Toronto

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, aerial
January 23, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Flying in and out of Billy Bishop Airport is one of the best and most exclusive ways to see the Toronto skyline. Passengers sitting on the north side of their plane during takeoff and landing are ... read more

Transport Infrastructure: Growth to Watch for in 2015

York, york university, spadina, TTC, toronto
January 22, 2015 5:28 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
Complaining about transit and its lack of progress is a recreational sport in Toronto and the rest of the GTHA, but there is a long list of project completions scheduled for the next 12 months ... read more

Tunnel Boring Machines Complete First Leg of Crosstown Tunnelling

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Metrolinx, Toronto
January 22, 2015 3:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Metrolinx' 19-kilometre long Crosstown LRT line reached a major milestone yesterday, as tunnel boring machines Dennis and Lea broke through the walls of the Allen Road ... read more