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Yonge and Eglinton's E Condos Site Grows While Demo Continues

E Condos, Bazis, Metropia, RioCan, Rosario Varacalli, Toronto
November 24, 2014 3:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since our last visit to the site of Bazis, Metropia and RioCan's E Condos, a Rosario Varacalli-designed two-tower condominium development ... read more

Atos Markham Pan Am Centre Officially Opens

Atos Markham Pan Am / Parapan Am Centre, B+H Architects, Unionville
November 24, 2014 2:06 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Eight months away from an event that will bring athletes from 41 countries to the Toronto area, the Pan Am / Parapan American games facilities are getting ready to welcome the expected ... read more

York U Tops Out Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence

Workers watch the ceremonial topping out, image by Marcus Mitanis
November 24, 2014 1:30 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
With construction of the Spadina Subway extension in full swing, York University students will soon be able to take the train straight to the campus. Students of the Lassonde School of Engineering ... read more

Leasing Gearing Up for South Tower at Morguard's The Heathview

The Heathview, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Morguard, Toronto
November 24, 2014 11:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction work on Morguard's The Heathview is wrapping up, with the final exterior touches currently being applied to the south tower of the Page + Steele / IBI Group ... read more

Triumph Offering Incentives at Roncesvalles' Howard Park 2

Howard Park 2, the west phase of the development, image by Triumph Developments
November 24, 2014 10:37 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Already a vibrant and trendy neighbourhood, Roncesvalles is quickly becoming one of Toronto's top destinations. Its diverse collection of locally-owned shops and restaurants has attracted people ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for November 24, 2014

November 24, 2014 9:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doug Ford still undecided on Ontario PC leadership run, says elements in party are too far right; A few of the names who could return as big players in the next Toronto city ... read more

Photo of the Day: Mayfair Mansions

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Mayfair Mansions
November 24, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The luxury condominiums being built across the city today can all trace their lineage to some of the ambitious early 20th century apartment buildings that redefined high-density living in Toronto ... read more

CTBUH Hosts Tour Through Lanterra's Ice Condominiums

Ice Condos, Toronto, designed by architectsAlliance for Lanterra Developments
November 21, 2014 7:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It's been a cold last few of days, and on November 19, the day that Winter dropped its first calling card of the year with Toronto, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) ... read more

IIDEXCanada Brings Design and Architecture Show to Toronto

IIDEXCanada 2014, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
November 21, 2014 3:28 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
There are less than two weeks to go before the arrival of IIDEXCanada, the annual architecture and design trade show coming to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on December 3rd and 4th. The ... read more

Scale Model Reveals Clever Design at Aragon's Enigma on the Park

Enigma on the Park, Quadrangle Architects, Aragon Properties, Toronto
November 21, 2014 2:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
An inspired new design is coming to the Bloordale neighbourhood, with Aragon Properties' Enigma on the Park, a Quadrangle Architects-designed 9-storey condominium ... read more

Catching Up With TTC's Upcoming Pioneer Village Station

Pioneer Village Station, TTC, Spadina Subway Extension, Toronto
November 21, 2014 12:05 pm | by Nathan Christie | Comments
Construction is continuing on the Toronto Transit Commission’s Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension, and today we take a look at the fourth of the six new stations on the extended Spadina ... read more

Insider Q&A: Bryan Tuckey of BILD

Insider Q&A, Bryan Tuckey, BILD, Toronto
November 21, 2014 10:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In our new Insider Q&A feature, we take a personal approach in interviewing some of the industry professionals that envision, design, promote and analyze the new developments currently ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for November 21, 2014

November 21, 2014 9:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC signal solution promises subway relief someday — but for now, it’s more delays; Ted Rogers’ family donates $130 million to heart research centre in ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline From the West

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Thompson Hotel
November 21, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The growing Toronto skyline changes a little bit every day as new high-rise developments grow across our downtown. One of the newest angles to photograph our ever-expanding skyline is from the top ... read more

Georgetown South Rail Corridor Upgrade Approaches Completion

Metrolinx, GO transit, weston, Georgetown south, UPx
November 20, 2014 7:28 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
Metrolinx's $1.2 billion dollar Georgetown South rail corridor upgrade project is rapidly approaching completion, due for the spring of 2015. The project upgrades a corridor that serves 3 GO lines ... read more

Boutique Hotel to Transform Jilly's Site at Queen and Broadview

Plans include new entrances and a rooftop bar, image by Streetcar Developments
November 20, 2014 4:33 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Another heritage building in Toronto is set for a major makeover. The former Broadview Hotel, a local Riverside landmark that once housed the infamous strip club Jilly's which closed earlier this ... read more

Cladding Tests Under Way as Exhibit Residences Rises

Exhibit Residences, Metropia, Bazis, Plaza, Roy Varacalli, Toronto
November 20, 2014 1:16 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is progressing at the site of Metropia, Bazis, and Plaza's Exhibit Residences, a 32-storey Rosario Varacalli-designed condo tower currently rising on Bloor Street, just west of Avenue ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Adelaide and Princess

Throwback Thursday, ivory on Adelaide, Toronto
November 20, 2014 10:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New growth has done a lot to alter the built form of Downtown Toronto over the past few years, especially the areas east and west of the core where low-rise warehouses and parking lots hold plenty ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for November 20, 2014

November 20, 2014 8:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario students among the most computer-savvy in the world; John Tory’s vision of a city that wants new ideas to flourish is a sci-fi concept in Toronto; Pan Am minister ... read more

Photo of the Day: Queen Street Viaduct

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Queen Street Viaduct
November 20, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Many of us are familiar with the Queen Street Viaduct, a steel truss bridge which carries Queen Street traffic over the Don River. Built in 1911 by Cleveland Bridge and Engineering Company of ... read more