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Construction Progresses on Bergeron Centre at York University

Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, Lassonde School of Engineering, York
May 22, 2015 3:07 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Since celebrating its topping off ceremony back in November, the Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, the newest addition to the Lassonde School of Engineering at York University, has ... read more

Doors Open Toronto: Architectural Offerings This Year

Ontario Association of Architects (OAA), Toronto
May 22, 2015 1:45 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
With the 16th annual Great Gulf Doors Open Toronto coming up on Saturday May 23 and Sunday May 24, UrbanToronto is taking a look at some of your options from this year's offerings. In ... read more

City Launches Development Notice Sign Pilot Project

The City of Toronto
May 22, 2015 12:21 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
The City of Toronto is growing and that means every corner of the city is seeing its fair share of new developments rise. With nearly every development that we see across the GTA, we also see the ... read more

The Ravine Holding Grand Opening Carnival This Weekend

Interior of the presentation centre, image by Urban Capital/ALIT Developments
May 22, 2015 11:05 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Urban Capital and ALIT Developments are hosting the grand opening for The Ravine this weekend with a bit of a twist. Carnival games, a Tiny Tom's donut truck, cotton candy, popcorn ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 22, 2015

May 22, 2015 9:10 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Dufferin Street no longer Ontario's worst road; Captain John's restaurant saga nears end as workers ready it for final tow to scrap yard; Parking apps will allow owners to rent out parking spots ... read more

Photo of the Day: The One Eighty

Photo of the Day, Toronto, One Eighty Manulife Centre
May 22, 2015 12:00 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
There are many great vantage points from which to view the city skyline. One of the most dramatic (and expensive) views comes from the 51st floor of the Manulife Centre, where the One Eighty is ... read more

Special Programs and Tours Offered at Doors Open Toronto 2015

Open Door Toronto, University of Toronto, Great Gulf
May 21, 2015 4:15 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
Since 1999 Great Gulf's Doors Open Toronto has invited the public to view Toronto's most historically significant and noteworthy buildings. This year is no different, and Doors Open ... read more

Symmetry Releases The Tree House Rooftop Collection

Rooftop terrace of Block B and communal greenspace separation, image by Symmetry
May 21, 2015 2:46 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Interest in The Tree House, a stacked townhome project by Symmetry Developments, Fortress Real Developments, and Engine Developments, has been high since the presentation ... read more

York University/Seneca College Campus Coming to Markham

13-storey tower at Rivis Road and Enterprise Boulevard, image by York University
May 21, 2015 12:42 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The Province of Ontario has announced plans for a new York University campus in Markham, to be developed in partnership with Seneca College. An anticipated 4,000 students will be accommodated ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Victoria and Gould at Ryerson

Throwback Thursday, Victoria and Gould, Toronto
May 21, 2015 10:48 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Ryerson University's campus has quickly grown in size and architectural variety. The new Student Learning Centre has been praised for its unique spaces, eye-catching design and flexible spaces and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 21, 2015

May 21, 2015 7:54 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Development Signs Could Become Less Boring, More Readable; McMansion tax coming to Mississauga; York U-Seneca campus to be built in Markham; and more news... McMansion tax coming to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Canada's Tallest

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Financial District
May 21, 2015 12:00 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Toronto's unprecedented growth has resulted in an assortment of new towers scattered throughout the city. Yet the tallest buildings continue to be located within the financial core. Submitted ... read more

The One in Flux as 80-Storey Plan Evolves on Planning Concerns

The One and the heritage facade, Mizrahi Developments, Foster + Partners
May 20, 2015 5:02 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It came barreling out of the gate a few months ago, but The One, an 80-storey retail and residential complex planned for the southwest corner of Bloor and Yonge Streets in Toronto's ... read more

Work Progressing at New U of T's Daniels Faculty of Architecture

John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, Toronto by U of T
May 20, 2015 3:10 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
For decades, Torontonians have grown accustomed to a peculiar view up Spadina Avenue. Past College Street and the shops of Chinatown, and past the Silver Dollar, the 7-11, and the Waverly hotel, ... read more

East United Condos Launch Capitalizes on Area Identity

Christie, Brown & Co. Stables building office space, image by Marcus Mitanis
May 20, 2015 1:52 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Downtown Toronto's east end is witnessing a rebirth. The Distillery District has become a top draw for many seeking out quirky art galleries and shops, while just to the east, the Canary District ... read more

Glazing Installation Progressing At Topped-Off Brant Park Condos

Brant Park, Architectsalliance, Fortress Real Developments, Lamb Development Cor
May 20, 2015 10:32 am | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
Located on the outskirts of Toronto's Entertainment and Fashion Districts and standing on the northeast corner of Adelaide and Brant Streets, Lamb Development's Brant Park Condos is a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 20, 2015

May 20, 2015 7:45 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Ticks found on Toronto Islands being tested for Lyme disease; Toronto councillors suggest tolls for Gardiner Expressway; Toronto and Rio to become sister cities prior to Pan Am Games; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ashbridges Bay Fireworks

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Woodbine Beach Fireworks
May 20, 2015 12:00 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Another Victoria Day long weekend has come and gone, yet the impressive display of fireworks that were launched throughout the city have been captured by some talented photographers. Submitted to ... read more

Floor Plans Released for Phantom's Tea Garden Condos 'Town Lofts'

TeaGarden Condos, Toronto by Phantom Developments, Kirkor Architects
May 19, 2015 5:25 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Earlier this year, we introduced Phantom Developments' TeaGarden Condos, a boutique residential project coming to Bayview and Sheppard. Situated amidst the greenery of North York, yet with close ... read more

The Madison now Halfway to the Top at Yonge & Eglinton

The Madison, Kirkor Architects, Madison Homes
May 19, 2015 2:06 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
In the past couple of years the Yonge and Eglinton area has seen the rapid rise of new developments, amongst the busiest areas for this activity in the GTA. Eglinton east of Yonge is home to ... read more