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Concord CityPlace Presentation Centre Turns Event Venue

Suzanne Bettencourt, Janice Lindsay, and Brian Fong, iamge by Craig White
January 21, 2013 7:35 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Concord Adex's Presentation Centre for CityPlace has been around for over a decade now. The low-slung modern building at the corner of Spadina Avenue and Bremner Boulevard acts as a sales centre ... read more

Update on CHAZ Yorkville Condos

Looking in to the Pit at Chaz Yorkville
January 17, 2013 3:50 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Today we are checking in on the progress of CHAZ Yorkville Condos. The project, being built by 45 Charles Ltd and Edenshaw Developments, is set to rise an impressive 47 storeys in the Yorkville ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Changing Face of University

Ice Rising South of University
January 17, 2013 1:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day, captured by Jack Landau, gives us an excellent view down University. It's a street home to unfortunately more architectual blunders than its few gems. But it's ... read more

Demolition of 42 Charles East Underway for Cresford's Casa II

42 Charles Casa II Cresford architectsAlliance Priestly Demolition Toronto
January 16, 2013 10:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over the last decade, few areas of Toronto have seen as much growth as the Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood. There are always, however, unfortunate casualties in our city's quest for density. ... read more

Menkes' Gibson Square Adding To North York City Centre's Skyline

Menkes' Gibson Square condominiums by night, Toronto
January 15, 2013 11:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
In a city of construction projects galore, Menkes' Gibson Square project, a 42-storey twin tower condominium complex at Yonge Street and Park Home Avenue, is just beginning to make its mark. The ... read more

Post House Condos Rising In Toronto's Downtown East

Post House Condos, Toronto
January 11, 2013 3:45 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
The continued redevelopment and reappropriation of Toronto's Downtown east side has another project to add to the list of buildings changing the face of our oldest neighbourhood. ... read more

Absolute World Development History Photo Slide Show

January 8, 2013 3:22 pm | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Once upon a time, in 2004, there was an empty site at the intersection of two wide suburban streets in "downtown" Mississauga. Then came a vision, a plan and development. The Absolute World Towers ... read more

Cranes fill the Sky in the West Don Lands' Pan Am Village

Cranes rise over construction sites in the West Don Lands, image by Razz
January 4, 2013 9:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
With the 2015 Pan Am Games just two and a half years away now, work is proceeding rapidly to create the village that will house the athletes, journalists, and technicians from across the ... read more

Topping Off December 2012: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

One Bloor East, Toronto, Great Gulf Homes, Hariri Pontarini Architects
January 4, 2013 1:14 pm | by Editor | Comments
The last month of the year was a busy one at UrbanToronto. The Forum was a hotbed of discussion, as always, with the most talked-about project being One Bloor East. In the news, a stunning ... read more

Tribute's Residences at the RCMI Updated

January 2, 2013 5:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction work on Tribute Communities' flagship project, Residences at the RCMI, is speeding along as they work through the typical floors of the tower. Crews are currently working on ... read more

Wrapping Up 2012: What We Cared About On UrbanToronto

Ryerson Image Centre by Diamond Schmitt Architects, image by Craig White
December 24, 2012 5:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It has been quite a year. Toronto has seen so many cranes in the sky and has heard about so many new major projects proposed for many parts of the city… that it now appears we even have the TTC's ... read more

Crane Rises at Ivory on Adelaide

Construction Continues at Ivory On Adelaide, Toronto
December 21, 2012 5:45 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Every day here at UrbanToronto we are immersed and surrounded by the details and images of our rapidly growing city, not to mention the sounds of the city's construction itself. Next door to our ... read more

Library District Condos Starting to Show Some Skin

December 21, 2012 3:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Fort York neighbourhood has seen much growth over the past decade. The rapid filling in of the railway lands west of the CN Tower has transformed underutilized fields of gravel and cracked ... read more

Recently Proposed Condo for 40 Widmer Comes to Public Consultation

40 Widmer Toronto render
December 20, 2012 5:30 pm | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
Last week's series of public consultations in Toronto's Entertainment District saw a trio of projects up for discussion. To this point we have considered two; Mirvish+Gehry as it met the ... read more

One Bloor East Preparing for Massive Concrete Pour

December 20, 2012 5:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
At UrbanToronto, we have been closely following ongoing foundation construction for Great Gulf Homes' much anticipated One Bloor East. A project as long-awaited as this is stirring up a lot of ... read more

Photo of the Day: Festive CN Tower at Sundown

Toronto at sundown, with L Tower and CN Tower visible
December 20, 2012 1:00 am | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day was taken at sundown by Forum member, Razz. We can see the L Tower in the distance and, to the left, the new George Brown College building stands as a boxy ... read more

Puente De Luz Bridge Re-opens

Puente de Luz, Concord CityPlace, Toronto
December 18, 2012 2:22 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
After a grand opening ceremony in late October, the new Puente De Luz pedestrian bridge was closed for a time but quietly re-opened to the public last week. Puente de Luz, or 'Bridge of ... read more

Photo of the Day: Cranes, Trains and Grey Skies

Cranes from Canary District in Toronto
December 18, 2012 1:00 am | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Train tracks in the forefront give way to cranes that rise from the West Don Lands where construction of the PanAm Athlete's Village is underway, dwarfing the Clear Spirit condos in the Distillery ... read more

Hullmark Making its Mark on North York Centre

Hullmark Centre Tridel Kirkor Architects NYCC
December 17, 2012 3:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction work on the Hullmark Centre, by developers Hullmark and Tridel, has made considerable progress as of late.  The future 49-storey north tower currently stands at 8 floors, ... read more

Questions Abound as 263 Adelaide West Returns To Public Consultation

263 Adelaide West Toronto render viewed from the north west.
December 14, 2012 6:15 pm | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
The Entertainment District was back in the spotlight this week through a series of public consultation meetings on recently submitted and existing proposals in the pipeline. Monday evening, ... read more