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Curtainwall Glazing Appears on MOD's Massey Tower

Massey Tower, MOD, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
August 14, 2017 2:02 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Striking architecture and a high-traffic location on Yonge Street just north of Queen are making MOD Developments Inc's Massey Tower Condos one of the most frequently photographed ... read more

Hill and Dale Residences Reaches Final Height on Yonge Street

Hill and Dale Residences, Old Stonehenge, Clifton Blake, Studio JCI, Toronto
August 14, 2017 10:53 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A construction milestone has been reached at the Yonge Street site of Old Stonehenge and Clifton Blake Group's Hill and Dale Residences, a boutique luxury condominium ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 14, 2017

August 14, 2017 8:29 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
'Parkdale came together as a community': Tenants declare rent strike victory; 'Chaotic' opening night of Waterfront Night Market leaves some vendors angry, products ... read more

Photo of the Day: Uber5000's Toronto Mural

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Rush Lane, Graffiti Alley, Uber5000, mural
August 14, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new mural in Toronto's Rush Lane—more commonly known as Graffiti Alley—recently got a new mural by artist Uber5000, which has been attracting plenty of attention from passersby and media this ... read more

Lamb Submits Plans for 19-Storey Slab Condo on McCaul

193 McCaul Street condos, Toronto, Lamb Development Corp, architectsAlliance
August 11, 2017 4:34 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
When Silverstein's Bakery abruptly shuttered its doors at 193 McCaul Street last year after almost a century of providing bread to Toronto restaurants, expectations for redevelopment began. A ... read more

Previewing the Last Remaining Penthouse at Ottawa's Arthaus

Arthaus, Ottawa, DevMcGill, KPMB, Régis Côté, Barry Padolsky Associates
August 11, 2017 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
While tall and dense mixed-use developments are a familiar sight in Toronto, these types of projects are less common our nation's capital, Ottawa—the epicentre of this year's Canada 150 ... read more

Aragon's Enigma on the Park Rising Beside West End Green Space

Enigma on the Park, Toronto, Aragon Properties, Quadrangle
August 11, 2017 2:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a busy year at the construction site of Aragon Properties' Enigma on the Park, a 9-storey Quadrangle-designed condominium development in Toronto's Bloor and Lansdowne area. ... read more

Triumph's Howard Park 2 Residences Nears Final Height

Howard Park Residences, Triumph Developments, RAW Design, Toronto
August 11, 2017 11:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The 81-unit first phase of Triumph Developments' Howard Park Residences is now being joined by a second phase on Howard Park Avenue in Toronto's Roncesvalles Village area. Like ... read more

Tower Floors Rising Fast at Rockport's Montgomery Square

Montgomery Square, Rockport Group, RAW Design, Toronto
August 11, 2017 10:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the roughly six weeks since we last checked in on Rockport Group's Montgomery Square, construction of the new rental tower has picked up considerable speed in Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 11, 2017

August 11, 2017 8:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
One in four Toronto wards are bike lane dead zones; Toronto’s Waterfront Night Market to stay outside as Hearn plant deemed unsafe; Cabbagetown house is the subject of a ... read more

Photo of the Day: SQ Condos

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Tridel, SQ Condos, Teeple Architects
August 11, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Tridel's new SQ Condos at Alexandra Park development. Submitted to our Flickr Pool by Lori Whelan, this photo shows the striking exterior ... read more

Parking Levels Take Shape at Riverside Square Development

Riverside Square, Toronto, Streetcar, RAW, Giannone Petricone Associates
August 10, 2017 5:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
East of the Don River, areas of Downtown Toronto that were once hubs of industry and manufacturing are being built out with mixed-use new development capable of accommodating new residential ... read more

Cladding on Bentall Kennedy's 2 St.Thomas Nearing Completion

2 St. Thomas, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Kingsett Capital, Bentall Kennedy
August 10, 2017 3:58 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
In Toronto's Bloor Yorkville neighbourhood, the next development to open will be a $130-million 26-storey tower with 11-storey podium designed by Hariri Pontarini Architects. The rental ... read more

Site Plan Application Advances Main and Main's 2115 Bloor West

2115 Bloor Street West, Main and Main, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Toronto
August 10, 2017 2:34 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Originally proposed in early 2015, a plan from developer Main and Main for 2115 Bloor Street West is advancing following resubmissions in April and July of 2016. Most recently, ... read more

101 Erskine Tops Off as Work Progresses on Townhomes

101 Erskine Condos, Tridel, Beaux Properties, CS&P Architects, Toronto
August 10, 2017 12:18 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
Tridel and Beaux Properties' 101 Erskine Condos has reached a major milestone, as it has recently reached full height at 32 storeys. Completion of the mechanical penthouse and the final ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Pinnacle on Adelaide

Pinnacle on Adelaide, Toronto, Hariri Pontarini Architects
August 10, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Entertainment District has been in a constant state of construction for the better part of a decade, with a collection of new high-rise condominium towers dotting the neighbourhood's ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 10, 2017

August 10, 2017 8:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Why cyclists hate sharrows; Detached housing starts dip in Toronto area as buyers favour lower-cost options; Every Toronto reference in Uber5000’s new mural; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sherbourne Common

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Monde, Aqualina at Bayside, Sherbourne Common
August 10, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to us from Sherbourne Common in Toronto's East Bayfront area. Captured by Marcus Mitanis, this view reveals some of the ongoing changes happening in this nascent ... read more

"The First Spike": Metrolinx Laying Tracks for Crosstown LRT

Metrolinx laying tracks for Eglinton-Crosstown LRT project
August 9, 2017 6:45 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Most Canadians have probably seen Alexander J. Ross's famous photograph of the Canadian Pacific Railway's chief financial backer, Donald Smith, pounding the last spike of the railroad at ... read more

Construction Progresses on New Gardiner Expressway Off-Ramp

Gardiner Expressway, York-Bay-Yonge off-ramp, Toronto
August 9, 2017 4:00 pm | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
Work continues on the new Gardiner Expressway Off-Ramp at Lower Simcoe in Toronto's South Core. The new 215 metre-long ramp is being built by the team of Grascan and Torbridge Construction, ... read more