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L Tower's Top Floors: Part 2, Glazing the Tip

L Tower Cityzen Fernbrook Castlepoint Numa Daniel Libeskind Dominus Toronto
November 20, 2013 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last week, we returned to the standout L Tower at Yonge and The Esplanade for a trip up to the top of the 58-storey condominium development. In yesterday’s first installment of our tour, we gave ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 20, 2013

November 20, 2013 11:26 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Sun News cancels Ford Nation; Frank Gehry weighs in on heritage buildings; TTC proposes another fare hike; Canadian housing over-valued; Central Tech is contaminated; and more news. Sun News kills ... read more

Photo of the Day: Gorgeous Sky Over Toronto

Toronto Islands
November 20, 2013 1:00 am | by James Bombales | Comments
New member Matt M S has shared some spectacular photos in the Forum recently. Here's a great shot by Matt, captured from the popular Toronto Islands, known as one of the best spots in the city for ... read more

UrbanToronto Photographer of the Week: Goldie

UrbanToronto Photographer of the Week, Goldie, George Dunbar
November 19, 2013 3:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The photographers that document the changing face of Toronto play an important role in our city’s identity. In the last 60 years, our city has witnessed exponential growth, which has accelerated ... read more

TTC to Hold Charity Open House and Town Hall Meeting

Toronto Transit Commission, TTC
November 19, 2013 3:45 pm | by James Bombales | Comments
The Toronto Transit Commission is holding a pair of very different events that are open to the pubic in the next week. First is a Customer Town Hall on Thurs. Nov. 21 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 ... read more

Urbanation Releases Q3 Rental Market Results

Library District Condominiums, Toronto by Context
November 19, 2013 3:30 pm | by James Bombales | Comments
Condominium market research firm, Urbanation, has released its Q3 2013 rental market results this week. The results reveal that Toronto's condominium rental market remains strong as the number of ... read more

L Tower's Top Floors: Part 1, Cladding the Tip

L Tower Cityzen Fernbrook Castlepoint Numa Daniel Libeskind Dominus Toronto
November 19, 2013 1:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As one of the most—if not the most—photographed construction projects in Toronto, the 58-storey L Tower continues to draw our eyes and cameras upwards towards the sweeping sail-like curve which is ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 19, 2013

November 19, 2013 11:30 am | by James Bombales | Comments
Rob Ford now mayor in name only; Prime Minister Stephen Harper and provincial Conservative Leader Tim Hudak turn away from Ford; TTC postpones fare debate and more news. Rob Ford is mayor in name ... read more

Photo of the Day: November Skyline

Toronto skyline
November 19, 2013 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This image by yonderbean looks like it was snapped from the Leslie Street Spit area of Toronto and perfectly captures a cold, November skyline — quiet and in resting mode for the ... read more

Harhay's oneeleven Brings Boutique Loft-Style to King West

oneeleven Condominiums, Toronto, Core Architects, Harhay Developments
November 18, 2013 5:00 pm | by Michael Harris | Comments
Harhay Developments is bringing over 20 years experience in creating boutique residences to Toronto’s vibrant King Street West district with oneeleven Condominiums, now under construction ... read more

UrbanToronto Passes 25,000 Twitter Followers

November 18, 2013 4:00 pm | by Editor | Comments
This is just a quick note to record and celebrate the fact that UrbanToronto has pushed past 25,000 Twitter followers today! Granted, we are still a bit shy of the 47,100,000 followers that ... read more

Hard Candy Fitness Toronto Opens at Aura

Hard Candy Fitness Aura at College Park Canderel Toronto
November 18, 2013 3:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As the tallest construction project currently underway in Canada, Aura at College Park has seen its fair share of attention from the real estate, development and architecture communities in this ... read more

Taras Grescoe Brings Transit Gospel to Toronto Planning Event

Bogotá, Columbia, TransMilenio, University of Waterloo
November 18, 2013 1:00 pm | by Eddie LaRusic | Comments
The University of Waterloo Planning Alumni of Toronto hold an annual dinner, one of the premier planning events in the city. On November 14 at the Royal York Hotel, movers ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 18, 2013

November 18, 2013 11:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Rob Ford launches media offensive in bid to control his message; TTC fares heading north by a nickel; Mirvish and Gehry versus heritage warehouses; and more news. Rob Ford launches media offensive ... read more

Photo of the Day: Santa Claus Parade Skyline

Toronto skyline and Santa Claus Parade from the Park Hyatt. Image by jasonzed
November 18, 2013 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day by UrbanToronto contributor jasonzed captures Toronto's skyline as seen from atop the Park Hyatt Hotel at Bloor Street West and Avenue Road as the Santa Claus Parade ... read more

How Tarion Helps With Your Purchase of a New Home

Know your warranty rights before you purchase a new home or new condo. Tarion
November 15, 2013 5:50 pm | by Eddie LaRusic | Comments
Buying a new home is a big deal. It's no wonder, as homes are typically the most significant purchases that most anyone will make in their lifetime. With so many variables in play however, taking ... read more

City and Nature Co-mingle at LINK Condos + Towns

LINK Condos + Lofts in Burlington by RAW Design for Adi Development Group and Fo
November 15, 2013 4:15 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
You would be forgiven if you thought LINK Condos + Towns was an exciting new development proposed for Toronto. This high density community is nicely designed with an engaging exterior and a ... read more

Concert Properties Releases New "Award Series" Units at 88 Scott

88 Scott, Concert Properties, Toronto, ON
November 15, 2013 3:55 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
We reported recently that Concert Properties has begun work at the site of 88 Scott, a 58-storey condominium development located where Toronto's Financial Core meets the St. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 15, 2013

November 15, 2013 11:00 am | by Editor | Comments
'God bless Canada' — late night comics revel in Rob Ford saga; an extraordinary moment for Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair; Toronto councillors aim to strip embattled Rob Ford of most powers, ... read more

Photo of the Day: Streaking Past University

University Avenue, Shangri-La, Toronto, Ontario, Downtown
November 15, 2013 1:00 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Vehicles streak past University Avenue along Armoury Street as the weather beacon atop the Canada Life building informs Toronto of its climatological fate in this image by UrbanToronto Forum ... read more