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Winning Etobicoke Civic Centre Design Team
In May 2017, Build Toronto (now part of CreateTO), in partnership with the City of Toronto, announced Adamson Associates Architects of Toronto, Henning Larsen Architects of Copenhagen and PMA...
505 Richmond St. W. transformed to host NXT City Prize
On September 24, CreateTO's historic building at 505 Richmond St. W. was transformed with lounge furniture, full-service food and beverage booths and flashing lights in order to help the NXT team...
An Integrated Community at Ordnance Triangle
Until recently, the land had consisted of both privately held and City-owned parcels. The owners of the private parcel, Diamond Corp., had understood the potential on this site and started to move...

Project Highlights

505 Richmond Street West

More than a Condo

Over the last four years, our team has worked with a number of stakeholders to better understand the history of this site and the potential of this heritage-designated property. Following extensive consultations with a heritage consultant, City of Toronto stakeholders and community members, we announced the revitalization plans for this community-focused development. The 13-storey complex will include 299 residential units, a new YMCA, a public food hall and retail space. Eva’s Phoenix, a homeless youth initiative, has already opened in the east quarter of the complex. In 2016, we partnered with MOD Developments and Woodcliffe Landmark Properties to help deliver the program. The project is currently under construction. 

Etobicoke Civic Centre

A civic hub for the community

The vision for the Etobicoke Civic Centre (ECC) is to transform the area into a new civic hub centred around culture, transit and employment. This project began with a design competition in 2016: submissions were received from a handful of award-winning, internationally recognized architectural teams tasked to develop a mixed-use community delivering on office, residential and institutional uses. The wining design includes improved access to transit, a new workplace environment, a more sustainable community and integrated civic facilities.

Pinewood Toronto Studios

A cluster for creativity

Pinewood Toronto Studios is a modern complex situated on approximately 14 acres just minutes from downtown Toronto. It has 12 stages, including North America’s largest purpose-built soundstage, the Mega Stage, which can accommodate film and television productions of all sizes and budgets. This project reclaims underutilized brownfields to expand the studios and create usable employment space. As a result, more revenue will be created for the City, acting as a catalyst that will support the growth of our film and television sector and meet the increasing demands for sound stages and film studios.

Industry News

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We are pleased to announce #GarrisonCrossing’s south bridge span was hoisted into place on Saturday morning. Check out the photos from the bridge lift!

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Posted on: 15 Oct

Garrison Crossing’s 49-metre southern bridge span will be lifted into place beginning tonight at midnight. https://t.co/nKbcWDjmhj

Posted on: 12 Oct

Garrison Crossing’s southern bridge span will be hoisted into place in the early hours of Saturday, October 13. Check out our October newsletter for more details. https://t.co/a6HaL2YvnV

Posted on: 9 Oct

Several members of the CreateTO team participated in the #JDRFRevolutionRide yesterday to help find a cure for type 1 diabetes. We were proud to support a great cause. @JDRF_Canada

Posted on: 5 Oct

Thank you @alveolebuzz for a fascinating workshop on the different roles #HoneyBees play in their hives and how they thrive in urban environments. #UrbanBeekeeping #GreenRoof #BeeHive @Quadrealgroup

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Posted on: 21 Sep
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