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Condo Amenities Impress at Daniels' Festival Tower

Festival Tower TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto by Daniels and Kirkor Architects
August 12, 2010 11:16 am | by Doug Convoy | Comments
Urban Toronto’s comprehensive tour of the KPMB-designed Festival Tower, courtesy of Daniels Corp, now takes you into its very extensive amenities area, located on two whole levels of the podium ... read more

Quick Pic: Westbank's Shangri-La Hotel And Condominium Starts To Rise

Shangri-La in Toronto by Westbank Developments, Hariri Pontarini Architects
August 12, 2010 10:59 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Shangri-La Hotel And Condominium podium is starting to make an impact from Adelaide and University. The James Cheng/Hariri Pontarini designed building is being developed by Westbank/Peterson ... read more

Festival Tower Puts Daniels Corporation High On The Downtown Skyline

Festival Tower TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto by Daniels and Kirkor Architects
August 11, 2010 10:53 am | by Doug Convoy | Comments
Urban Toronto’s tour of Festival Tower by Daniels moves up onto the roof and into the mechanical box and lantern. These are largely ornamental and will remain virtually empty but they bring the ... read more

Yorkdale Mall Planning Major Expansion

Yorkdale Mall 2012 Expansion Toronto by Oxford Properties
August 11, 2010 10:43 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Yorkdale Mall is preparing for a major expansion. Early plans show 130,000 square feet of new space spread over 30-40 new retail outlets including restaurants. Two levels of parking will be added ... read more

Market Wharf Growing On Jarvis At The Esplanade

Market Wharf Condos Toronto by Context Development
August 10, 2010 1:52 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member Jasonzed recently took these photos of construction at Market Wharf, a 32-storey condominium under construction immediately south of the Saint Lawrence Market (that's it in the ... read more

Festival Tower Tour Continues With A Look At The Condo Suites

Bell Lightbox/Festival Tower, by Daniels with KPMB Architects, Toronto
August 10, 2010 12:52 pm | by Doug Convoy | Comments
Urban Toronto’s tour continues inside Festival Tower and into the condo suites, which are in various states of completion; more so on the lower levels, less so on the upper levels. The top two ... read more

Tridel's Parc Nuvo Soon To Rise At The Six Points

Parc Nuvo at Essex condos Toronto by Tridel and Graziani + Corazza Architects
August 9, 2010 2:05 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Tridel's fifth and last phase at Essex, its condominium community by Kipling subway station, is the 36-storey Parc Nuvo. The tower, designed by Graziani + Corazza, moves away from the mostly brick ... read more

Festival Tower's Signature Balconies Mark The Skyline

Festival Tower, Daniels with KPMB Architects, Toronto
August 9, 2010 1:12 pm | by Doug Convoy | Comments
Urban Toronto was fortunate enough to get an inside tour of Festival Tower courtesy of Tom Dutton, Senior Vice President of Daniels. Over the next few days, we’ll be sharing our findings and ... read more

Quick Pic: Work Begins On Cadillac Fariview's Toronto Eaton Centre $120 million Renovation

Eaton Centre by Cadillac Fairview in Toronto with design by Zeidler Partnership
August 9, 2010 12:41 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work begins on the renovation of Cadillac Fairview's Eaton Centre. The country's largest mall by sales is getting a $120 million dollar upgrade. Changes include new floor tiles, expansion of the ... read more

Works Proceeds At Freed Developments' New SIX50 King West Condos

SIX50 Condominiums, by Freed Developments with CORE Architects, Toronto
August 7, 2010 2:14 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
UrbanToronto member Starks0980 caught these photos on August 6th of progress on Freed Developments' new SIX50 condominium project at 650 King Street West. The images show that excavation is ... read more

Westport Beach's Aquaview Brings Renewal to Long Branch

Aquaview Condominiums, Westport Beach Development Corporation, Etobicoke
August 7, 2010 10:39 am | by Craig White | Comments
Westport Beach Development Corporation is bringing renewal to southwest Etobicoke with Aquaview Condos, a 16-storey condominium designed by Kirkor Architects. The building sits on the south ... read more

Stay Tuned For UrbanToronto's Tour Of The Danial Corporation's Festival Tower Condos

tiff-Bell Lightbox and Festival Tower condos Toronto by The Daniels Corporation
August 6, 2010 10:51 am | by Craig White | Comments
If you have been waiting to get inside, well, so have we. Festival Tower for you, all next week on UrbanToronto! Festival Tower read more

Kipling Subway Station's East Entrance On Its Way

Kipling Station, Etobicoke
August 5, 2010 3:27 pm | by Craig White | Comments
TTC subway stations are not always located in the most scenic parts of Toronto, and in fact Kipling station at the west end of the Bloor-Danforth line is located in one of the most challenging of ... read more

Regrettable Piece Of Trash To Replace Duke's Cycle on Queen West

Duke's Cycle Toronto rebuild by Form Design+Build
August 5, 2010 2:19 pm | by Craig White | Comments
On February 20, 2008 a fire destroyed eight business and the apartments above on an historic stretch of Queen Street West by Bathurst in Toronto. Amongst the affected businesses was Duke's Cycle, ... read more

Plazacorp's West Harbour City Townhomes Take Shape

West Harbour City in Toronto by Plazacorp and Quadrangle Architects
August 4, 2010 3:52 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member Chiggs recently shot a few pictures of Phase 1 and 2 townhomes at West Harbour City. The Plazacorp development sits north of Fleet Street and west of Bathurst in Toronto's new ... read more

MuseumHouse Set To Tower Over The ROM

MuseumHouse Condominiums in Toronto by Yorkville Group and Page+Steele architect
August 4, 2010 3:46 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Torontonians will likely never come to a consensus on whether Daniel Libeskind's Crystal addition to the Royal Ontario Museum is a boon or a curse, but few would defend the mostly motley ... read more

Quick Pic: The King East Condo By Lamb Begins Construction

The King East Condos, Lamb Developments, Toronto
August 4, 2010 2:39 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The King East condo begins construction. The 15 storey building is begin developed by Lamb Development in tandem with Hyde Park Homes and Sher Corp. The Core Architects designed building is ... read more

Quick Pic: New Four Seasons Hotel/Condo Adding Colour To A Very Beige Part Of Town

Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences in Toronto by Menkes and Lifetime
August 4, 2010 1:57 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The new Four Season Hotel and Condo by Menkes and Lifetime Developments hits a milestone. The hotel portion is now topping off. The 55 and 25 storey project was designed by architectsAlliance in ... read more

Bloor Street Revitalization Works Progresses

Bloor Street Revitalization in Toronto by Bloor-Yorkville BIA and aA
August 2, 2010 10:18 am | by Craig White | Comments
Work continues on the makeover of Bloor Street through the Bloor-Yorkville shopping area. Drab concrete sidewalks and a wide street are giving way to widened black granite sidewalks and planters ... read more

A Dark Double Vision At X The Condominium

X Condos in Toronto by Great Gulf Homes and architectsAlliance
July 30, 2010 4:24 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Canadian artist Shayne Dark's Double Vision has arrived to add more dash to Toronto's tall, dark and handsome X The Condominium. The Great Gulf-built property now features Dark's 25 kinked red ... read more