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Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 22, 2011

March 21, 2011 11:05 pm | by Primary | Comments
Markham and Toronto and the OMB, Oh My!, Metrolinx requests proposals to build rail spur to airport, A revolution, stalled, at Westin Harbour Castle Hotel ... read more

A Look at Cadillac Fairview's Reno of the Eaton Centre Nine Months In

Rendering of Eaton Centre renovations by Cadillac Fairview
March 21, 2011 9:14 am | by Craig White | Comments
The Eaton Centre is now nine months into their two-year-long $120 Million revitalization, so we are popping in for a quick look. Much of the major work remains to be done - recreating the north ... read more

Might the Ryerson Student Learning Centre Look Like This?

Ryerson Student Learning Centre Rendering
March 21, 2011 9:06 am | by Craig White | Comments
It's not the cleanest rendering we have ever run on UrbanToronto, but it's all we've got: this is the toothsome design concept for the new Ryerson Student Learning Centre at the northeast corner ... read more

Streetcar Developments And Dundee Realty's Two Gladstone Condo To Reshape Queen West

Two Gladstone Condos Toronto by Streetcar Development and Dundee Realty
March 21, 2011 8:52 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Here we see Two Gladstone condos under construction. Taken by forum member Jasonzed, the photos shows the 8 storey condo to be basically topped off. image by Jasonzed read more

CN Tower Being Squeezed By Pinnacle International's Success And 33 Bay Street Condos

CN Tower dwarfed by Pinnacle Centre
March 21, 2011 8:41 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
For years the CN Tower stood alone as it dominated our skyline. But in the last ten years development has quickly begun to encircle the tower making it harder for it to stand out as much as ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 21, 2011

March 21, 2011 12:59 am | by Primary | Comments
Remembering Yonge Street’s musical roots, York Region getting ready to build Highway 7 rapidway, starting March 21, Team Ford set to give go-ahead to gravy-sniffing consultants ... read more

Rocket Riders Rejoice: A Quick Exit Has Never Looked Better

Spadina Extension Emergency Exits (Stevens/IBI Group/TTC)
March 18, 2011 2:25 pm | by Craig White | Comments
If you have been following UrbanToronto over the last five weekends, there is a good chance that you are expecting us to wrap up our look at the new Spadina line stations this week, as we have ... read more

Monarch Announces Lago Condos on the Etobicoke Waterfront

The Monarch Group's Lago At The Waterfront, balconies
March 18, 2011 2:06 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Monarch Group has announced its latest project at Humber Bay Shores: Lago At The Waterfront. Lago means lake in Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian, so this time the condo marketing gods have hit ... read more

Construction Begins On Cresford Developments' MYCcondo

Photo of construction, MYCcondo, 1815 Yonge Street by Cresford Development
March 18, 2011 1:51 pm | by Intern | Comments
Construction is starting on MYCcondo. Located at 1815 Yonge Street, this 24 storey condo will rise at the southeast corner of Merton and Yonge (hence the MYC). In today's picture, taken a few days ... read more

Talon International's Trump Tower Toronto As Seen From Broadview

Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto by Talon International
March 18, 2011 1:47 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Image by androiduk Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto continues to impact the skyline from various vantage points across the city. In today's Photo Of The Day, taken by Urban Toronto ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 18, 2011

March 18, 2011 12:20 am | by Primary | Comments
Rob Ford and Billy Crystal Star In "Throw Lefties From The Train", Axe falls on Keiko Nakamura, Two Waterfront Toronto projects recognized with Canadian Society of Landscape Architects ... read more

Great Gulf bringing Moshe Safdie to Toronto with Monde Condos

Mondo Condo Toronto By Great Gulf Homes
March 17, 2011 1:30 am | by Craig White | Comments
In November of 2009 Great Gulf Homes announced it would be building a condo on the east side of Sherbourne Common as part of WaterfronToronto's regeneration of the area. The design was by Moshe ... read more

Final Renderings For Bisha Hotel and Residences' Rooftop Released By Lifetime And Ink

Renderings for Bisha Hotel and Residences' Rooftop, by Lifetime And Ink
March 17, 2011 1:20 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Things continue to look up, literally as final renderings are released for the rooftop deck at the Bisha Hotel and Residences. A combination pool, bar and party room also serves as an amazing ... read more

Happy St Patrick's Day From Urban Toronto

St. Patrick's Day
March 17, 2011 1:08 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
St Patrick's Day 2011 is upon us and it is time to celebrate. Wishing you a green day, the luck of the Irish and more. All the best from Urban Toronto.   Many thanks to Urban Toronto forum ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 17, 2011

March 17, 2011 12:26 am | by Primary | Comments
Transit guru David Gunn says his views likely to kibosh TTC invitation, TTC’s “State of Good Repair” Funding Crunch, Let’s get diesel trains to airport on track and ... read more

Daniels Condo Project Overlooking High Park Closer To Reality

High Park Residences condos by Daniels Corporation and Diamond + Schmitt
March 16, 2011 9:51 am | by Craig White | Comments
The Daniels Corporation is preparing to bring a new condominium (tentatively called Daniels At High Park Condo by us) to market on Bloor Street West across from High Park. Before coming ... read more

Symmetry's Standout Hive Lofts Opens on The Queensway in Etobicoke

Symmetry Development's Hive Lofts on The Queensway Sales Office, Toronto
March 16, 2011 9:34 am | by Craig White | Comments
Last weekend The Hive Lofts on The Queensway opened to brokers, and we hear that 40% of the building is now sold. This weekend is the public opening for Hive, and we are hoping that a high ... read more

New 39 Storey Mixed-Use Building Coming To 21 Dundas Square

21 Dundas Square by Diamond + Schmitt Architects with Page + Steele / IBI Group
March 16, 2011 9:21 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
There's a new condo coming to Dundas Square which is causing quite a bit of conversation within the Urban Toronto forums currently. A 39 storey mixed-use building is planned for 252 and 258 ... read more

The Esplanade Looks Toward Yonge Street And A Rapidly Changing Landscape

Photo of The CN Tower from The Esplanade
March 16, 2011 9:04 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day looks into the sun amidst The Esplanade's developing canyon. This is one of our favourite walks and views in recent years, as many new towers change the landscape ahead. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 16, 2011

March 16, 2011 12:49 am | by Primary | Comments
City may replace Old City Hall bells with recording, Ootes says he’s not here to sell off TCHC, New plans for the Beaches and more... read more