canary district

Canary District: Checking in on Toronto's New Neighbourhood

Pan Am Village, West Don Lands, Canary District, DundeeKilmer, Toronto
September 29, 2016 4:28 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In Toronto's West Don Lands, the one-time Athletes Village of the 2015 Pan Am Games is already well into its second life as a mixed-use urban community. Now served by the TTC's new 514 Cherry ... read more

The Canary District: Toronto Gains a New Neighbourhood in April

Pan Am Village, West Don Lands, Canary District, DundeeKilmer, Toronto
March 18, 2016 6:16 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
It's almost here. Toronto's Canary District will be welcoming its first residents and retailers in April, with the Cherry Street gates set to open to the public late this month. Ahead of the big ... read more

Toronto's Canary District Lining Up Retailers in Advance of Influx

Canary District, West Don Lands, Toronto
November 27, 2015 4:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
When the first permanent residents begin move-ins in late-March/early-April 2016, the former Athletes Village in Toronto's West Don Lands will begin its new life as the 35-acre Canary District ... read more

Canary District's MyHome Program Helps First-Time Buyers

Canary District Condominiums, Toronto, by DundeeKilmer, KPMB Architects
November 5, 2015 1:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As the cost of home ownership throughout Toronto continues to soar, first-time homebuyers are usually the ones to most acutely feel the pinch of a red hot housing market. While the rising home ... read more

Retailers Announced for Canary District in the West Don Lands

Retail space lining Front Street, DundeeKilmer, Toronto
April 7, 2015 3:57 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The development of the Canary District in the West Don Lands has transformed a long-disused tract of land on the western bank of the Don River into an innovative new community that will soon be ... read more

Pan Am Athletes' Village Handed Over to TO2015 Organizers

The key to the Village is handed to TO2015 officials, image by Marcus Mitanis
February 20, 2015 3:19 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
During another blisteringly cold Winter day in Toronto, there are signs that Summer is just around the corner as the Province of Ontario officially marked the completion of the Athletes' ... read more

The Finishing Touches: Touring the Canary District

The west face of Canary Park, image by Marcus Mitanis
February 5, 2015 8:36 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Toronto's newest neighbourhood is almost ready for its closeup as finishing touches are completed on the Canary District and Pan Am Village just east of Downtown. The West Don Lands neighbourhood ... read more

West Don Lands Nearly Ready for Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games

Canary District Condos, DundeeKilmer, KPMB Architects, Toronto
November 29, 2014 5:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The days are counting down until the Pan Am Games arrive in Toronto. As of the end of November 2014 there are 222 left, to be precise. As various venues for the games continue to open, like the ... read more

The Canary District: Toronto Gets a New Neighbourhood in 2016

March 28, 2014 5:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto will see something extraordinary happen in the West Don Lands in 2016: a whole neighbourhood will be born over the course of about six months. Starting that March residents will begin to ... read more

Ceremonial Topping Off For Pan Am Village in West Don Lands

The last beams are hoisted skywards Canary Park condominiums, Toronto
December 6, 2013 8:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Infrastucture Ontario were the hosts today at a topping off ceremony for the Pan Am Village in the West Don Lands. The event marked the completion of concrete pours on the buildings that have been ... read more

Cooper Koo Family YMCA Topped Off in the West Don Lands

Cherry Street, Canary District, Pan Am Games, Toronto, development, YMCA
May 30, 2013 2:30 pm | by Jason Allen | Comments
Media gathers for topping off ceremony and hard hat tour of progressing Cooper Koo Family YMCA in the Canary District. read more

Toronto's West Don Lands Transforming for the Pam Am Games and Beyond

West Don Lands Canary District YMCA George Brown College aA Toronto
April 5, 2013 4:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yesterday we gave you a little taste of the current state of construction on the West Don Lands Pan Am Athletes Village. During the 2015 Pan and ParaPan Am Games, the Athlete’s Village will be ... read more

Neighbourhood Node: (Re)Introducing Corktown

Row houses, Bright Street, Corktown
April 5, 2013 12:30 pm | by Jason Allen | Comments
As Toronto undergoes its largest-ever revitalization, some of its forgotten neighbourhoods re-emerge from the past. One area that is definitely seeing its share of development currently is ... read more

Cranes fill the Sky in the West Don Lands' Pan Am Village

Cranes rise over construction sites in the West Don Lands, image by Razz
January 4, 2013 9:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
With the 2015 Pan Am Games just two and a half years away now, work is proceeding rapidly to create the village that will house the athletes, journalists, and technicians from across the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Cranes, Trains and Grey Skies

Cranes from Canary District in Toronto
December 18, 2012 1:00 am | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Train tracks in the forefront give way to cranes that rise from the West Don Lands where construction of the PanAm Athlete's Village is underway, dwarfing the Clear Spirit condos in the Distillery ... read more

Hard Hat Tour of the Canary District Site and More in the West Don Lands

September 7, 2012 3:30 pm | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
With construction at the Canary District condos site well underway in Toronto's West Don Lands, UrbanToronto had the opportunity on September 6th to witness all of the activity on a hard hat tour ... read more

Cranes Arrive in the West Don Lands

PanAm Athlete's Village in Toronto by Dundee Kilmer, KPMB, architectsAlliance
July 3, 2012 4:09 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
While recent news of a lack of coordination in the PanAm 2015 venues might be sending a few shivers through the city, we’re happy to see this is not the case with the highly anticipated Athlete’s ... 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 1:01 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

Topping Off May 2012: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Aura Condos in Toronto by Canderel Stoneridge and Graziani + Corazza Architects
June 4, 2012 3:53 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
May 2012 was very eventful in Toronto, and we have the full recap for you here in this month's Topping Off post. While Forum thread discussions continue to be dominated by ten of the largest ... read more

Introducing the Canary District Neighbourhood in the West Don Lands

Canary District in Toronto by DundeeKilmer Integrated Design Team
May 16, 2012 3:30 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The event we covered yesterday regarding the Canary District Condominiums not only introduced us to the first condominium to be sold within the larger West Don Lands precinct, it also provided ... read more