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News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 12, 2010

August 12, 2010 1:06 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Peter Kuitenbrouwer: Chutzpah and change on St. Nicholas Street (National Post) Hamilton’s stadium fumbles (Globe and Mail)  TTC plan to award contract for new fare system attacked (Globe and ... 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 11:53 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 11:43 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

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 11, 2010

August 11, 2010 3:34 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Miller opens Toronto’s newest beach, teases reporters on return to race, Women's College Hospital to get facelift + more news. read more

Market Wharf Growing On Jarvis At The Esplanade

Market Wharf Condos Toronto by Context Development
August 10, 2010 2:52 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

Daily headlines: News from the Internet for August 10, 2010

August 10, 2010 2:11 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
FYI: Miller not reconsidering a run for office, Toronto’s newest beach opens, David Miller suggests skinny dipping,Build Toronto wants $200 million in city loan guarantees + more news. read more

Photo Of The Day: Toronto Hydro Digging Up The East End

Photo Of The Day: Toronto Hydro Digging Up The East End
August 10, 2010 2:05 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Jarvis looking north towards Front Street. Toronto Hydro has been digging up the east end as they expand the size of their utility holes. I wonder how long we'll have to live with the asphalt ... read more

Quick Pic: KPMG Signage Continues To Be Added To The Bay Adelaide Centre

Bay Adelaide Centre, by Brookfield Properties, Toronto
August 10, 2010 2:01 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
KPMG signage continues to be added to their new offices at the Bay Adelaide Centre. The WZMH designed 50 storey office building opened last year. Now the final piece of the puzzle is being ... 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 1:52 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

Photo Of The Day: Looking Down On Residences Of College Park's Condo North Tower

Residences of College Park condos Toronto by Canderal Stoneridge
August 10, 2010 1:30 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Looking down on the north tower at Residences of College Park. The Canderel Stoneridge developed towers were designed by Graziani & Corazza Architects. The tower actually looks pretty good at ... 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 3:05 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

Heritage Toronto Mondays: The Jacob Strong House

Heritage Toronto Mondays: The Jacob Strong House Toronto
August 9, 2010 2:19 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto has partnered with Heritage Toronto to capture a moment in Toronto's past. On a weekly basis, we will both be highlighting a historic photo of the city's people, places and events, ... read more

Festival Tower's Signature Balconies Mark The Skyline

Festival Tower, Daniels with KPMB Architects, Toronto
August 9, 2010 2:12 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

Photo Of The Day: Looking Downtown From St. Lawrence Market

Photo Of The Day: Looking Downtown Toronto From St. Lawrence Market
August 9, 2010 1:47 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Looking downtown from St. Lawrence Market. The view corridor has sure changed in recent years. Esplanade West, looking Downtown, Photo by Ed007Toronto author: Ed007Toronto posted: 2010-08-08 21:25:19 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 1:41 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 3:14 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

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 7, 2010

August 7, 2010 1:29 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
When TIFF moves south, will Yorkville keep its cachet?, Toronto without real-estate woes is a city that hardly knows itself, Does the future look like the past for subway expansion? + more news. read more

Westport Beach's Aquaview Brings Renewal to Long Branch

Aquaview Condominiums, Westport Beach Development Corporation, Etobicoke
August 7, 2010 11:39 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

Photo Of The Day: Santiago Calatrava's Work On Display At Brookfield Place

Sam Pollock Square at Brookfield Place, Toronto
August 6, 2010 12:40 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Santiago Calatrava's work on display within Sam Pollock Square at Brookfield Place. One of the best interior spaces in the city. Sam Pollock Square at Brookfield Place, Image by androiduk read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 6, 2010

August 6, 2010 12:03 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Toronto real estate transactions drop 34% in July, Semi stories: What life is like when you share a wall, A photographic tour of new it spot, the Thompson Hotel + more news. read more