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Rekai & Options for Homes Site in West Don Lands Progresses

Rekai Centres, Options for Homes, Montgomery Sisam, West Don Lands, Elevations
December 6, 2017 2:05 pm | by Jorge Quesada | Comments
While the number of people in need of long-term care in Toronto is set to grow drastically over the next decade, long-term care facility owners and operators in the city are dwindling as Downtown ... read more

Long Term Care & Affordable Condos Coming to West Don Lands

June 16, 2017 10:30 am | by Eric Chen | Comments
The Province of Ontario recently announced that it will be supporting Cherry Place, a mixed long term care centre and affordable housing project in a joint development by The Rekai Centres ... read more

TTC Starts Streetcar Service on Cherry, Updates Bus Routes

TTC map cherry street
June 17, 2016 4:30 pm | by David Brake | Comments
The first extension of Toronto's streetcar network in 16 years will open on Saturday, June 18th with the launch of the 514 Cherry Streetcar service. The new line runs mostly along King Street but ... read more

Toronto's Canary District Lining Up Retailers in Advance of Influx

Canary District, West Don Lands, Toronto
November 27, 2015 3:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
When the first permanent residents begin move-ins in late-March/early-April 2016, the former Athletes Village in Toronto's West Don Lands will begin its new life as the 35-acre Canary District ... read more

West Don Lands Nearly Ready for Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games

Canary District Condos, DundeeKilmer, KPMB Architects, Toronto
November 29, 2014 4:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The days are counting down until the Pan Am Games arrive in Toronto. As of the end of November 2014 there are 222 left, to be precise. As various venues for the games continue to open, like the ... read more

Corktown Common wins Popular Science Magazine Award

Corktown Common
November 14, 2014 4:45 pm | by Erin Cassidy | Comments
Toronto's very own Corktown Common has received international recognition from Popular Science magazine for its environmental and community impact. The magazine just released its winners for ... read more

West Don Lands: City Building is not just about Concrete

Trees going in along Cherry Street in front of the new YMCA, Toronto
September 16, 2013 4:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It seems that if you turn your back on the West Don Lands for more than a week, then you've missed something. The area is coming together so quickly, that there is always something new see with ... read more

Construction at Halfway Point in the West Don Lands

May 24, 2013 6:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Waterfront Toronto gathered the media yesterday for a quick update on work to create a new neighbourhood for Toronto; specifcally one which will be home during August 2015 to athletes, their ... read more

Waterfront Toronto's Public Art Competition Paves Way For More Creative City

Waterfront Toronto competition, West Don Lands Public Art Strategy
May 10, 2013 2:30 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
In a city that is growing as quickly as Toronto, and where one new high-density neighbourhood might be mistaken for the next, public art will have an increasing role to play in helping to create ... read more

Toronto's West Don Lands Transforming for the Pam Am Games and Beyond

West Don Lands Canary District YMCA George Brown College aA Toronto
April 5, 2013 3:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yesterday we gave you a little taste of the current state of construction on the West Don Lands Pan Am Athletes Village. During the 2015 Pan and ParaPan Am Games, the Athlete’s Village will be ... read more

Structures Rising at Pan Am Village in the West Don Lands

Pan Am Athlete's Village at West Don Lands in Downtown Toronto
April 4, 2013 4:00 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The 2015 Pan Am Games are roughly two and a half years away, so the race to complete the Pan Am Village in the West Don Lands is on. With a two-year deadline for the 14-acre development, ... 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 8:00 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

Photo of the Day: Cranes, Trains and Grey Skies

Cranes from Canary District in Toronto
December 18, 2012 12:00 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

The King East Fits Into King-Parliament Neighbourhood Plan

The King East, Toronto Condos, Lamb Development, Hyde Park Homes, Sher, Core
November 26, 2012 3:32 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The King East by Lamb Development, Hyde Park Homes and the Sher Corporation is nearly complete, adding more residential space to the King-Parliament neighbourhood. The City of Toronto has had a ... read more

Construction Update: Pan Am Games Village

Pan Am Games Village, Toronto Condos, Dundee Kilmer, KPMB, aA, MJMA, Daoust
November 26, 2012 12:59 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The Pan Am Games Village in the West Don Lands is set to change the character of the area over the next couple of years, with a forest of cranes on the site building the accommodations for the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Landscape of Construction

Construction in downtown Toronto
November 7, 2012 12:00 am | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
In this view of the West Don Lands development from the Don River Trail, cranes sit as sculptures on a newly landscaped base – a skeletal picture of the built environment to come. The CN Tower ... read more

River City Condos Phase 1 & 2 Under Construction

River City, Phase 1, image by TOCondoGarden
November 5, 2012 2:58 pm | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
River City, the first private sector development in Waterfront Toronto's West Don Lands, is well underway. Winner of BILD's 2010 Best Design Award, River City is a LEED Gold development to be ... read more

Hard Hat Tour of the Canary District Site and More in the West Don Lands

September 7, 2012 2:30 pm | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
With construction at the Canary District condos site well underway in Toronto's West Don Lands, UrbanToronto had the opportunity on September 6th to witness all of the activity on a hard hat tour ... read more

Photo of the Day: Urban Capital's River City Condos

Urban Capital's River City Condos in the West Donlands, Toronto
August 23, 2012 11:00 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
The first private sector development in the West Donlands, Urban Capital's River City Condos are an exciting addition to this embryonic neighbourhood. The two buildings of phase one are designed ... read more

Cranes Arrive in the West Don Lands

PanAm Athlete's Village in Toronto by Dundee Kilmer, KPMB, architectsAlliance
July 3, 2012 3:09 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
While recent news of a lack of coordination in the PanAm 2015 venues might be sending a few shivers through the city, we’re happy to see this is not the case with the highly anticipated Athlete’s ... read more