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CityAge: Public Spaces Key to Daniel Libeskind's Master Plans

Daniel Libeskind, Studio Libeskind, CityAge, Toronto
October 11, 2016 9:50 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
"Design is everything" began Daniel Libeskind, addressing the crowd at last week's CityAge conference for his lecture on master planning, entitled "Design, Density, Desire". The ... read more

CityAge: Daniel Libeskind Preaches Density, Design, and Desire

Daniel Libeskind, image by Stefan Ruiz
September 29, 2016 3:58 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
"I really love Toronto," Daniel Libeskind tells me. "It's a beautiful city, and it's growing so quickly, and really becoming a global cultural centre. And the diversity is incredible," the ... read more

L Tower Cladding Goes 'Ahead of the Curve'

June 4, 2013 1:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With a remarkable number of new high-rise developments reshaping our city into a vertical metropolis, one specific downtown project has drawn significant interest throughout its construction ... read more

L-Tower's Newly Exposed Roofline Viewed from Above

L Tower Cityzen Fernbrook Castlepoint Daniel Libeskind Dominus Toronto
April 5, 2013 4:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We recently presented a two-part report (Part 1 here, Part 2 here) showcasing the recently topped-off L-Tower.  Arguably the most unique design to grace our skyline in decades, the 58-storey ... read more

Views Framed by Libeskind: Touring the L Tower, Part 2

L Tower Cityzen Fernbrook Castlepoint Daniel Libeskind Dominus Toronto
April 2, 2013 5:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yesterday we took you to the very top of Cityzen, Fernbrook and Castlepoint’s L-Tower to show off some of the stunning vistas as seen from above the 58-storey Daniel Libeskind-designed ... read more

View From The Top: Touring the L Tower, Part 1

L Tower Cityzen Fernbrook Castlepoint Daniel Libeskind Toronto
April 1, 2013 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The hardhat tour has always been an interesting part of the UrbanToronto employee experience. Whether touring a topped-out high-rise or a half built mid-rise, the feeling of donning a hardhat and ... read more

L Tower: From The Ground to the Sky in 23 Seconds

March 18, 2013 3:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto Forum member Udo is a prolific and terrific photographer, shooting Toronto from interesting angles wherever he finds them. We are particularly lucky that Udo lives where he does ... read more

Cityzen, Fernbrook and Castlepoint's Backstage in Business

A view of the Backstage luffing crane being assembled from above, by SkyJacked
January 23, 2013 5:10 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The pace is picking up at the Backstage construction site in Downtown Toronto. Installation of the high lift construction crane was completed on Monday after its foundation pad was poured on the ... read more

Whats Going On Atop The L Tower?

L Tower in Toronto by Cityzen, Fernbrook and Castlepoint
December 12, 2012 2:27 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Here at UrbanToronto we are fortunate to get a lot of chances to check out our city's growing skyline in all its multi-faceted glory thanks to our great photographers in the Forum, but it's not ... read more

Perspectives From The L Tower

L Tower, Toronto Condos, Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes, Castlepoint Realty, Libeskind
November 6, 2012 12:40 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The L Tower has always generated a lot of interest on UrbanToronto, but focus on this project by Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint Realty has been renewed ever since the tower's topping off ... read more

Balcony Glass Arrives at the L Tower

Balcony glass on the L Tower cityzen fernbrook castlepoint Toronto
October 29, 2012 3:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As the L Tower pushes ever closer to its final height, with its unique blue cladding now covering over half of the structure, the completed building is not too hard to imagine. Last week, the ... read more

Daniel Libeskind Joins Topping-Off Celebrations At L-Tower

Councillor Michael Thompson with representitives from Castlepoint Realty, Cityze
October 12, 2012 10:19 am | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
Castlepoint, Cityzen and Fernbrook join architect Daniel Libeskind to celebrate the topping-off the L-Tower in style. read more

Soaring Performance Set to Mark the L Tower's Topping Off Tonight

L Tower Condos Toronto by Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint Realty
October 10, 2012 2:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The L Tower looks pretty nice right about now; with cladding somewhere around the halfway point and the ceremonial topping off scheduled for later today it’s now possible to get a real idea as to ... read more

Photo of the Day: L Tower Climbs Skyward

L Tower condos, Toronto. Developed by Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint
September 13, 2012 11:00 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
There is a severity to the erupting shards of Daniel Libeskind's addition to the Royal Ontario Museum that communicate a cold strength; characteristics that colour many of his other projects. The ... read more

Increasingly Photogenic L Tower Attracts UT Shutterbugs

L Tower Condos Toronto by Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint Realty
August 24, 2012 4:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Few UrbanToronto Forum members were ready to heap praise on Cityzen, Fernbrook and Castlepoint's L Tower when it was first under construction — no doubt at least partially due to its ... read more

Tunnel Boring Machine Arrives for L Tower & Backstage Connection

L Tower, Backstage, Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes & Castlepoint, Toronto Condos
July 30, 2012 1:25 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
A Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) arrived last week to bore the tunnel that will connect Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint's L Tower and Backstage condo developments. read more

L Tower Gets Cladding, and Photoshopped Too

L Tower by Castlepoint, Fernbrook, Cityzen, Libeskind and Page+Steele.
June 22, 2012 10:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
L Tower at Yonge and the Esplanade has been getting some cladding for a few weeks now. The lower 10 or so floors (not counting the lobby level) are being sheathed in white spandrel and blue glass ... read more

Amazing Time-Lapse Video of L Tower Construction

The L Tower Toronto by Cityzen, Ferbrook and Castlepoint, and Daniel Libeskind
May 29, 2012 2:30 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Forum member udo has brought us one of the coolest short second videos we've seen recently: ten months of construction at the L Tower has been compressed into 10 seconds (30 days/frame per second, ... read more

Photo of the Day: L Tower Continues to Take Shape

Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint's L Tower condos, Toronto.
May 24, 2012 11:00 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
Captured by Forum member udo, this sharp picture shows the L Tower as it continues its skyward march. Developed by Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint, L Tower is unique for the architectural ... read more