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Quick Pic: Great Gulf's X The Condominium Lobby Coming Together

X Condos in Toronto by Great Gulf and architectsAlliance
July 26, 2010 2:12 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
X The Condominium by Great Gulf Homes is one of our most anticipated projects. We love the outside and can't wait to see the lobby. We weren't able to tour the project so we'll have to make do for ... read more

Tridel's 300 Front Street West Construction Underway

300 Front Street West in Toronto by Tridel and Wallman Architects
July 26, 2010 1:59 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Tridel has added a live camera to their website for their 300 Front Street West project in downtown Toronto as construction is now underway.   read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Wickham Lodge, 1916

Heritage Toronto Logo
July 26, 2010 1:56 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

Quick Pic: The Downtown Core Looking Like A Model

Quick Pic: Tilt-shift photo of downtown Toronto
July 26, 2010 1:40 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The downtown core as taken during the evening of Thursday, July 22, 2010 by forum member udo. We can't believe how much this photo resembles a model of Toronto rather than the real thing. The ... read more

Photo Of The Day: A Look At Emerging Architectural Designs From Outside Toronto

Photo Of The Day "Sandbanks School Of Design", Toronto
July 26, 2010 1:01 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Being the summer we decided to take some time off to enjoy the weather. At the same time we decided to check out some of the emerging young architectural talent from around the province. These ... read more

First Phases of Tridel's Avonshire Condos Add to North York's Skyline

Avonshire is being developed by Tridel with Kirkor Architects
July 23, 2010 4:53 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Tridel has been building residential towers and townhomes by the 401 and Yonge Street for over a decade. Now the first buildings of Tridel's latest North York Centre project, Avonshire, ... read more

Cube Lofts by Neilas and Raw Design On The Rise

Cube Lofts in Toronto's Little Itay by Neilas and RAW Design
July 23, 2010 4:26 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Nearly three years ago a sales office opened for Cube Lofts on College Street on Toronto's Little Italy. Originally the site of a project called N-Blox, developer Neilas had ... read more

Inside Corus Quay, The New Headquarters For... Corus Entertainment

Corus Headquarters is designed by Diamond+Schmitt
July 23, 2010 7:15 am | by Craig White | Comments
A few shots of the inside of Corus Entertainment's new headquarters at Corus Quay. The new 7 storey Diamond + Schmitt designed building was recently occupied by the media ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For July 23, 2010

July 23, 2010 3:03 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Once a gem, now generally forgotten, what could the future hold for Ontario Place? (National Post) Urban Scrawl: A longing to return to ‘People City’ of the past (National Post) Vaughan: ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Bell Lightbox/Festival Tower Condo By Daniels Makes An Impression On King West

Festival Tower and TIFF Bell Lightbox by The Daniels Corporation and KPMB
July 23, 2010 1:01 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Festival Tower and TIFF Bell Lightbox condo by the Daniels Corporation is making a major impression on King West. The Bell Lightbox podium portion is the new home of the ... read more

Photo Of The Day: A Look East Towards A Newly Growing Skyline

Photo Of The Day: A Look East Towards A Newly Growing Skyline
July 22, 2010 2:56 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
A look east towards a newly growing skyline. Image by ultran00b Additional photos by ultran00b can be found here. read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For July 22, 2010

July 22, 2010 12:15 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Comment: Graduated fare structure only way to go for TTC (National Post) Homeowners see red over taxes (Toronto Star) TTC riders might lose battle of the smart cards (Toronto ... read more

Trump Toronto Cladding Up Close

Trump Tower Hotel and Residences Toronto designed by Zeidler Architects.
July 22, 2010 12:12 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member Solaris went halfway up the Bay Adelaide Centre and got these up-close shots of cladding work on the Trump Tower Toronto. These shots, and more in the original post (see link ... read more

Tribute Communities and RioCan's 1717 Fits In On Avenue Road

1717 Avenue Road. 6 storey apartment by RioCan/Tribute with Turner Fleischer.
July 22, 2010 11:57 am | by Craig White | Comments
1717 Avenue Road is the kind of building the City wants to see lining many of our avenues. With setbacks on both the arterial and neighbourhood sides, 1717's 6-storey height does not ... read more

Quick Pic: Frank Stollery Parkette Coming To Life

Stollery Parkette outside Lotus Condos at Yonge and Davenport. Photo by jallan71
July 22, 2010 11:27 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Frank Stollery Parkette slowly comes to life. The park is located at the south west corner of Yonge and Davenport. A cafe in the base of the 16 storey Lotus Condo, which will open on to the park, ... read more

Then and Now: Baldwin and Kensington (1919)

South East corner of Baldwin and Kensington in Toronto 1919
July 21, 2010 2:59 pm | by Jeff Low | Comments
Quote Of The Day:  I think we humans are like fruit flies to the long lived species of the plant world. We are born, fuss with our Blackberries and expire. Then: 181 Baldwin on October 7, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 21, 2010

July 21, 2010 2:54 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Rocco Rossi unveils TTC fare collection overhaul plan (National Post) Downtrodden lower Yonge on the road to recovery (Globe and Mail) How to be cool in Toronto: Have a 416 number (Toronto ... read more

M5V Condominiums By TAS And Lifetime Developments On The Rise

M5V Condominiums in Toronto by Lifetime Developments and Core, Teeple
July 21, 2010 2:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
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Quick Pic: Victory Condo By BLVD Developments Starts To Rise On King West

Victory Condos in Toronto by Lifetime Developments and Wallman Architects
July 21, 2010 2:44 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Victory Condo by BLVD Developments and Lifetime Developments starts to rise at 478 King West. The 12 storey building was designed by Wallman Architects. Image by mo-tage read more

Photo Of The Day: KPMG Signage Comes To Bay-Adelaide Centre West Tower

Photo Of The Day: KPMG Signage Comes To Bay-Adelaide Centre West Tower
July 21, 2010 2:39 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Bay Adelaide Centre is finally getting the logo of its main tenant installed. KPMG, a major accounting firm, will have its name up on all four sides of the 51 storey office building that ... read more