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MOD's Massey Tower set to Rejuvenate Yonge Street Theatre Block

Massey Tower, MOD Developments, Hariri Pontarini Architects, 197 Yonge, Toronto
November 11, 2013 8:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Surface parking lots in downtown Toronto are rapidly disappearing as residential and commercial real estate demand continues to fuel the redevelopment of underused land. As prime vacant land and ... read more

Massey Hall: Past, Present and Proposed Future

Massey Music Hall shortly after its opening in 1894, archival photo
May 7, 2013 4:10 pm | by Andrea Yu | Comments
As the city’s first purpose-built space for music, Massey Hall is undoubtedly an iconic and important part of Toronto’s cultural history. With the announcement of significant renovations to the ... read more

Toronto's Best Lauded at 33rd Annual BILD Awards

33rd annual BILD Awards, Tridel, Minto, MOD Developments, Toronto
April 30, 2013 10:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The building and development industry celebrated the best in design, construction, sales and marketing at the 33rd annual BILD Awards on Friday, April 26. Over 1,100 industry professionals ... read more

Massey Hall Prepares for Multi-Million Dollar Revitalization

Massey Hall, Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects
April 24, 2013 2:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The Massey Hall Revitalization project presented to the Toronto Preservation Board and Toronto and East York Community Council encompasses both a renovation of the designated heritage property as ... read more

Photo of the Day: View of Yonge From Eaton Centre

View from Eaton Centre parking garage, Toronto
March 22, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Toronto's main drag has seen a lot of change over the past 100 years and in another 100 it may look completely different yet again. We can only hope that some of the architecture that our ... read more

BILD Reveals Finalists for Annual Toronto Home Builder Awards

`Massey Tower, Toronto
March 14, 2013 3:20 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
BILD, or the Building Industry and Land Development Association of the Greater Toronto Area annually presents the local home building industry's most prestigious awards, and they have ... read more

Massey Tower Brushes Against Resistance in the Approvals Process

February 25, 2013 3:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The approvals process for new buildings in Toronto is a laborious one. It is all but inevitable that a zoning amendment is required for new projects to make economic sense in most corners of ... read more

Suite Spot: Massey Tower, Suite 10

The Hall as living space, in Unit 640 at the Massey Tower, image courtesy of MOD
February 1, 2013 6:30 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Today we roll out Suite Spot, a new occasional feature on UrbanToronto where we do our best to give the curious urban observer and the prospective buyer an idea of what you can expect out of ... read more

The Interview: Elaine Cecconi and Anna Simone, Part 2

Elaine Cecconi and Anna Simone in amongst their staff, image by Jack Landau
December 20, 2012 6:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Last week we started our interview with Elaine Cecconi and Anna Simone, founders of renowned interior design firm Cecconi Simone, on the occasion of their firm's milestone 30th anniversary. We ... read more

New Interior Renderings for Massey Tower

Massey Tower Condos, Toronto Condos, MOD Developments, Hariri Pontarini Architec
November 14, 2012 4:05 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
This week MOD Developments have released some new interior renderings for their 60-storey Massey Tower Condos. MOD's Suite of the Month campaign features suite 3112, a junior one-bedroom on the ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Changing Face Of Downtown

Aura Condo, Toronto
November 2, 2012 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to us from Forum member caltrane74. This photo is shot from the ever-vibrant Dundas Square, and gives us a nice look at the progress at what will be one the city's ... read more

Development Review: Toronto's Development Process

City of Toronto Development Proposal Sign, 17 Dundonald, Toronto Condos, Worsley
October 19, 2012 4:25 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The City of Toronto receives many planning applications with varying degrees of complexity. City Planning organizes applications into categories based on the principles of the Streamlining The ... read more

The Interview: Gary Switzer of MOD Developments, Part 3

Gary Switzer with a model of Massey Tower in the presentation centre, Toronto
October 4, 2012 3:58 pm | by Alex Corey | Comments
In this installment of The Interview we conclude our 3-part series with Gary Switzer, CEO of MOD Developments. In discussing his latest project, Massey Tower, we learn about some of the ... read more

The Interview: Gary Switzer of MOD Developments, Part 2

September 27, 2012 4:40 pm | by Alex Corey | Comments
We’re back this week with Part II of our 3-part interview with Gary Switzer, CEO of MOD Developments. Following-up on the in-depth look into his early years in Toronto last week, in this ... read more

The Interview: Gary Switzer of MOD Developments, Part 1

September 20, 2012 4:45 pm | by Alex Corey | Comments
UrbanToronto recently had the opportunity to sit down with Gary Switzer, CEO of MOD Developments, in the resplendent Massey Tower sales centre. Covering everything from Gary's childhood interest ... read more

MOD Developments Contributes to the Celebration on Yonge

Refurbished parkette at the presentation centre for Massey Tower Condos, Toronto
September 11, 2012 1:23 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
MOD Developments and their Massey Tower team have helped transform a neglected park into a vibrant space for the Celebrate Yonge Festival. Located beside their presentation centre at 197 Yonge ... read more

Topping Off June 2012: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

E Condos is by Bazis Inc., Metropia, Riocan and architect Roy Varacalli.
July 19, 2012 10:45 am | by Anonymous | Comments
At UrbanToronto, things have been moving so fast we can barely keep up. June was a big month for development news in Toronto; the 83-storey tower proposed for 50 Bloor West, if it passes, could ... read more

Mod Developments' Massey Tower Presentation Centre Opens

Scale model of Mod Developments' Massey Tower condos Toronto
June 15, 2012 9:53 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Presentation Centre for Mod Developments' landmark Massey Tower is ready to open its doors open wide. The 60-storey Hariri-Pontarini Architects-designed condominium has been getting an ... read more

Topping Off May 2012: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Aura Condos in Toronto by Canderel Stoneridge and Graziani + Corazza Architects
June 4, 2012 3:53 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
May 2012 was very eventful in Toronto, and we have the full recap for you here in this month's Topping Off post. While Forum thread discussions continue to be dominated by ten of the largest ... read more

A Look into E.R.A.'s Work at the Massey Tower Sales Centre

Massey Tower condos in Toronto by MOD Developments, ERA, Hariri Pontarini
May 9, 2012 12:29 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Forum member the charioteer has given us a sneak-peek into the construction process currently underway at MOD Development's Massey Tower, and we couldn't be more thrilled by what we're seeing. MOD ... read more