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Backstage On The Esplanade Rising into the Downtown Skyline

Backstage Condos Toronto by Castlepoint, Cityzen, and Fernbrook Homes
October 24, 2014 2:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work on Backstage On The Esplanade, a 36-storey condominium tower by developers Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint Numa, has been progressing ... read more

The Crane Comes Down at Great Gulf and Lifetime's X2 Condos

X2 Condominiums, Lifetime Developments, Great Gulf Homes, Wallman Architects
October 24, 2014 12:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this month we took a look at the recent construction progress of Lifetime Developments and Great Gulf Homes' X2 Condominiums, a 49-storey, Wallman ... read more

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

October 24, 2014 9:01 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
John Tory racks up endorsements from fashion insiders, Olivia Chow buys ads and Doug Ford works Rexdale; Old and new clash in Markham election that could see a changing of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Empty Offramp

Photo of the Day, York-Bay-Yonge offramp, Gardiner Expressway, Toronto
October 24, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Torontonians are fairly used to seeing the Gardiner Expressway and its main downtown offramps packed with traffic. This is not the case in today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to ... read more

Winners Announced at 40th Annual Heritage Toronto Awards

John F. Taylor House snags Award of Excellence, image by Marcus Mitanis
October 23, 2014 6:35 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Despite the loss of many significant heritage buildings in the past, there is a recognition that the architectural, cultural and natural heritage of the city is worth preserving. Heritage Toronto ... read more

Upper Floors Taking Shape At King + Condos

King + Condos, King Plus Development, TACT Architecture, ERA Architects
October 23, 2014 6:10 pm | by Erin Cassidy | Comments
Construction on the King Plus Development's King + Condos has passed the half-way point on the way to the top of the 17-storey condominium located at Sherbourne and King on Downtown Toronto's east ... read more

Cladding Installation Under Way at Parliament Street Data Centre

Parliament Street Data Centre, Bresler, WZMH Architects, Toronto
October 23, 2014 5:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We last took a look at the construction of Bresler's Parliament Street Data Centre in early-July, when the five-storey, 22,000-square-meter (236,000 square-foot) data ... read more

Public Symposium at Ryerson University: Who Builds the City?

Ryerson University, symposium, who build the city, Toronto, architecture
October 23, 2014 4:20 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
In collaboration with the Ryerson University's Department of Architectural Science, the Office of the President and co-organizer Brendan Cormier, curator of 20th and 21st Century Design ... read more

Ossington Development Offers British City-Inspired Townhomes

The Ossington Luxury Townhomes, Dunpar Homes, Toronto
October 23, 2014 1:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
High-rise condominium developments are a major driving force behind our ongoing building boom, but a home in the sky isn't necessarily fit for every buyer. Many new home buyers are looking to ... read more

The Craftsman Comes to Clarkson Village in Mississauga

The Craftsman Condominium Residences, VANDYK Group of Companies, SMV Architects
October 23, 2014 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new condominium development is coming to Clarkson Village in Mississauga with' The Craftsman Condominium Residences. The 300-suite mid-rise project is being developed by the VANDYK Group of ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Spadina Avenue and Concord CityPlace

Throwback Thursday, Adelaide, Spadina, Toronto
October 23, 2014 9:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
During the past several years, the construction of Concord CityPlace has added a tremendous amount of density to the former railway lands bounded by Front Street, Blue Jays Way, Bathurst Street ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 23, 2014

October 23, 2014 9:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Wards to watch: A cornucopia of credible choices to replace Karen Stintz in Eglinton-Lawrence; John Tory doubles his lead over Doug Ford in new poll as Toronto mayoral race nears ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yonge and Dundas

Photo of the Day, Yonge and Dundas, Toronto
October 23, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Yonge and Dundas intersection is known for its distinctive urban ambiance and glittering electronic signage. Hundreds of thousands of cars and pedestrians use the intersection every week, and ... read more

Amenity Details Emerge for Daniels Erin Mills First Phase

Daniels Erin Mills, Kirkor Architects, Daniels Corporation, Mississauga
October 22, 2014 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month, we introduced our readers to The Daniels Corporation's Daniels Erin Mills, a new condominium community whose first phase is now under construction at the heart of the ... read more

Onni Group's Westlake Encore Coming to the Etobicoke Waterfront

Westlake Encore, The Onni Group, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Toronto
October 22, 2014 12:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Onni Group's master-planned Westlake community on the Etobicoke Waterfront is set to grow once more with the addition of Westlake Encore, a 46-storey, Page + Steele / IBI Group ... read more

Plans Reveal New Details for Ryerson Church Street Development

Ryerson Church Street Development, Perkins + Will, Toronto
October 22, 2014 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this year, we reported on plans for Ryerson's Church Street Development (CSD), which will add a major presence to Church Street with a 27-storey educational and residential ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 22, 2014

October 22, 2014 9:07 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Neon palm tree El Mocambo sign up for sale on eBay; Doug Ford took a rather embarrassing photo with a gentleman he didn’t realize was mocking him; Incumbents mostly ... read more

Photo of the Day: Absolute

Photo of the Day, Absolute World, Marilyn, Mississauga
October 22, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Pretty much every major city has its own iconic landmark, including our neighbour to the west, Mississauga. read more

90 Niagara Now Offering New Urban Towns and Balcony Suites

90 Niagara, Fieldgate Homes, Giannone Petricone, Bryon Patton, Toronto
October 21, 2014 4:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been following the marketing of 90 Niagara, a new Giannone Petricone Associates-designed boutique condominium development by Fieldgate Homes, coming to the ... read more

Our First Look at Royalpark Homes' The Bean Condos

The Bean Condominiums, Toronto, Royalpark Homes, Romanov Romanov Architects
October 21, 2014 12:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month we introduced The Bean Condominiums, a newly announced 50-unit boutique condominium development by Royalpark Homes coming to Dufferin Street a few blocks north of Eglinton ... read more