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A Trip to The Top of Tridel's 300 Front Street West

April 12, 2013 4:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A final(?!) blast of winter weather set in on Toronto yesterday, just in time for Tridel’s 300 Front Street West topping-off party. Construction crews and Tridel staff were treated to a feast to ... read more

3C Lakeshore Waterfront Project To Transform Lower Don Lands

3C Waterfront Project at Lower Don Lands in Downtown Toronto
April 3, 2013 1:00 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The Lower Don Lands are in for a major transformation in the next decade. The expansive 5.5 hectare/13.5 acre chunk of land south of the Gardiner Expressway is currently a disused post-industrial ... read more

Big Change is Coming to The Ordnance Triangle

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March 14, 2013 6:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Big change is coming to the Ordnance Triangle, a currently underused tract of land formed by the diverging CP/GO Transit Georgetown rail line and CN/GO Transit Lakeshore rail line on the east ... read more

Catching Up With Tridel's 300 Front Street West

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February 13, 2013 5:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tridel’s 300 Front Street West, a 49-storey condominium at the corner of Front and John, is fast approaching its ultimate height of 157.9 meters (518 feet). With concrete now reaching above the ... read more

Construction Update: 300 Front Street West

300 Front Street West Under Construction
December 10, 2012 2:02 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Tridel's 300 Front Street West is starting to make its mark on the city. Located at the apex of two of Toronto's most important and evolving streets — Front and John — the project is quickly ... read more

Photo of the Day: Tridel's 300 Front Street West

Tridel's 300 Front Street West Condos, Toronto. Designed by Wallman Architects
September 10, 2012 11:00 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
Diverging from the green glass of its peers, 300 Front Street West finds its expression through the monochromatic. Clad almost exclusively in black and white, the 49-storey tower and ... read more

Claude Cormier-Designed Fountain Arrives at the Four Seasons

Four Seasons Hotel and Condo in Toronto by Menkes, Lifetime with aA
September 5, 2012 11:40 am | by Anonymous | Comments
With the official opening in exactly one month, the finishing touches are being put in place at the new Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences. Today's Photo of the Day features an image of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: A Carpet of Stone

Courtyard under construction at the Four Seasons Hotel & Residences, Toronto
September 4, 2012 11:00 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
A nod to Yorkville's reservoir of 19th century architecture, the "urban carpet" being laid at the base of the Four Seasons Hotel & Residences is a playful contradiction to the disciplined ... read more

Photo of the Day: Four Seasons Hotel & Residences

Four Seasons Hotel and Residences, Toronto. Designed by aA and Page + Steele
July 31, 2012 11:00 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
A chameleon, the value of a building's glass envelope is tested by its ability to becomes whatever the light requires of it. Using this as a metric for quality, the new Four Seasons Hotel & ... read more

Cladding Arrives for Tridel's 300 Front Street West

300 Front Street West in Toronto by Tridel and Wallman Architects
May 17, 2012 11:56 am | by Anonymous | Comments
While much of our recent coverage of Front Street has focused on the development occurring around Bathurst or further east, we haven't forgotten about one of our most hyped about projects, and ... read more

Vote to Recognize Sugar Beach as Top Architectural Landscape

Sugar Beach in Toronto by WaterfrontToronto and Claude Cormier and Associates
May 2, 2012 12:14 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
For those of us who are starved for enough recognition of design within Toronto, we finally have the opportunity to make our mark. The annual AZ People's Choice Awards feature a variety of ... read more

300 Front Street West Sees Some New Height

300 Front St W by Tridel with Wallman Architects and Claude Cormier Landscapes
March 7, 2012 5:05 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The main tower at 300 Front Street West now has 5 floors on it, so that means only 44 more left to go! After the naturally slower pace on the unique lower floors, the upward rise has quickened at ... read more

Summer In The City As The Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Prepares To Top Off

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May 26, 2011 11:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Summer is finally here and what better to way to celebrate by attending a topping off ceremony. Next Tuesday we will be attending the topping off for the new Four Seasons Hotel and Private ... read more

Menkes and Lifetime's Four Seasons Hotel & Condos Climbing Taller and Taller

Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences in Toronto by Menkes and Lifetime
April 26, 2011 8:40 am | by Craig White | Comments
The architectsAlliance-designed Four Seasons Hotel and Residences continues to grow taller at the corner of Bay and Yorkville in Toronto's uptown core. Recent photos of the Menkes and Lifetime ... read more

Urban Capital/Malibu/Alit's Tableau Condos Looks Great From Multiple Angles

Urban Capital, Malibu and Alit's Tableau Condos Toronto
March 15, 2011 9:07 am | by Craig White | Comments
There's nothing we like better at UrbanToronto than a hearty snack of juicy renderings. Sometimes it's time to sit down for a feast however, and today is one of those days. The super-cool Tableau ... read more

Tower Crane Arrives for 300 Front Street West

300 Front St W by Tridel with Wallman Architects and Claude Cormier Landscapes
February 13, 2011 12:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto members Red Mars and Jasonzed were around on Saturday to see the assembly of the first crane at the 300 Front Street West Condo project by Tridel. They have documented the ... read more

Photo Of The Day: 300 Front West Condo By Tridel Continues The Impressive Transformation Of A Neighbourhood

300 Front Street West condos in Toronto by Tridel and Wallman Architects
February 2, 2011 3:13 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
A suitable poster-child for Toronto's decade long boom, today's Photo Of The Day shows at least 15 buildings built during that period, with more on the way. In the centre we find the pit ... read more

Urban Capital, Malibu Investments and Alit Developments Preview Tableau Condominiums

Tableau Condos in Toronto by Urban Capital, Alit, Malibu and Wallman Architects
December 3, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Two nights ago developers Urban Capital, Malibu Investments and Alit Developments hosted an event to preview their new Tableau Condo. The event, held on site at 117 Peter Street, drew a diverse ... read more

Excavation Slowly Begins At Tridel's 300 Front West Condo

300 Front Street West in Toronto by Tridel and Wallman Architects
October 13, 2010 12:22 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Excavation for Tridel's new 300 Front Street West condo slowly begins. The 52 storey Wallman Architects designed building is another project that's transforming the formerly industrial area. ... read more

Tridel's 300 Front Street West Construction Underway

300 Front Street West in Toronto by Tridel and Wallman Architects
July 26, 2010 12:59 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Tridel has added a live camera to their website for their 300 Front Street West project in downtown Toronto as construction is now underway.   read more