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2011 BILD Awards Finalists Announced

BILD Awards 2011 Logo
March 15, 2011 12:48 pm | by Editor | Comments
The building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) has just announced the finalists for its 2011 BILD Awards. With more than 1,300 members, BILD represents the residential land ... read more

Urban Capital/Malibu/Alit's Tableau Condos Looks Great From Multiple Angles

Urban Capital, Malibu and Alit's Tableau Condos Toronto
March 15, 2011 9:07 am | by Craig White | Comments
There's nothing we like better at UrbanToronto than a hearty snack of juicy renderings. Sometimes it's time to sit down for a feast however, and today is one of those days. The super-cool Tableau ... read more

The Sorbara Group's 400 Wellington Condos Hits Ten Floors

400 Wellington Condos Toronto by The Sorbara Group
March 15, 2011 8:42 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
400 Wellington condos hits the tenth floor as seen in today's photo by UrbanToronto forum member 400WellingtonGuy (we wonder where he got that name from). Window installation is now on the fifth ... read more

Context Development's Market Wharf Condo A Little Off Centre

Market Wharf Condos (Photo by Jasonzed)
March 15, 2011 8:37 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The podium at Market Wharf condos is rapidly nearing completion. The 8 storey building will feature retail (Shoppers Drug Mart) on the ground level with condos above. We love the red brick on this ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From Around The Internet For March 15, 2011

March 15, 2011 12:50 am | by Primary | Comments
GO Transit spends $125M on 50 new rail coaches, Nuclear fears revived as condo towers rise near Pickering plant, Toronto grows on global property investors and more... read more

Massive 75th Floor Penthouse Atop Canderel Stoneridge's Aura Condos On View

Rendering of Aura by Canderel Stoneridge
March 14, 2011 9:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Canderel Stoneridge, developers of the skyscraping 75-storey Aura Residences of College Park, have produced a video which tours about through the 11,370 square foot luxury penthouse planned for ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Eglinton and Dufferin, 1924

Eglinton Avenue at Duffering Street, 1924
March 14, 2011 8:00 am | by Editor | 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

The King East Condos By Lamb Development Gains A Crane

Photo of The King East condo site
March 14, 2011 7:00 am | by Intern | Comments
Passing by the The King East condo site today when we realized the crane was being installed. Figured it would be a good time to get a few shots. Part of the crane already up. Using the Porsche ... read more

New 85 Storey Tremont Condos Coming To Cherry Street!

Photo of Tremont Condos, Uoy Deloof Developments, aH + aH Architects
March 14, 2011 6:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
We don't generally miss one so blatantly but today is such a day. Taken by forum member androiduk, today's Photo Of The Day shows work starting on the new 85 storey Tremont Condos. Located on ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From Around The Internet For March 14, 2011

March 14, 2011 1:43 am | by Primary | Comments
Former TCHC head leaves Build Toronto, Why we need the OMB more than ever, Peter Freed: The man who made King Street West and much more ... read more

Then and Now: Northwest Corner of Yonge and Dundas - March 12, 1950.

Then & Now: Northwest Corner of Yonge and Dundas - March 12, 1950
March 11, 2011 11:45 pm | by Jeff Low | Comments
This intersection - if not exactly "historic" in terms of events or architecture - is one of Toronto's old commercial and transportation hubs. I wonder how many of us have walked by this former ... read more

Downsview Park Station to Connect Spadina Subway to GO

Downsview Park Station from the air (Courtesy of TTC / Aedas)
March 11, 2011 1:14 pm | by Craig White | Comments
This weekend UrbanToronto, in our continuing series of articles looking at the Spadina Subway extension moves on to Downsview Park Station. Downsview Park? Not Sheppard West? Since the planning ... read more

Lifetime Developments' Yorkville Condominiums Commences Sales

Photo of party for Lifetime Developments' Yorkville Condominiums
March 11, 2011 12:34 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The sales pavilion for the 31-storey Yorkville Condominiums, designed by Wallman Architects and Tomas Pearce Interior Design, and developed by Lifetime Developments, opened its doors on Thursday ... read more

Preparing For Glass Cladding At Diamante Development's The Florian Condo

The Florian Condo (Photo by androiduk)
March 11, 2011 11:57 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
image by androiduk Precast brick cladding has been going up on the The Florian condo for a while now and it looks super-good. Now we see that framing is going up for the glass cladding. From what ... read more

Speeding TTC Streetcar, Naked Chicks And Hockey Sticks

Photo of TTC Streetcar At Filmore's Hotel
March 11, 2011 11:52 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day is by Urban Toronto forum member androiduk. Here we see a streetcar rushing by Filmores. image by androiduk The sight of the speeding streetcar is is pretty cool in its ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 11, 2011

March 11, 2011 1:19 am | by Primary | Comments
Hidden fees hike cost of new homes in GTA by as much as 30 per cent, City-bashers control City Hall, but city-builders rule waterfront, and much more... read more

Parade Condo's west towers now rising at Concord Adex's CityPlace

Concord Adex's CityPlace Rendering (by Concord Adex / KPF / Designstor)
March 10, 2011 6:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
The CityPlace neighbourhood being developed by Concord Adex on downtown Toronto's former railway lands continues to grow with Parade, the project's largest phase. Parade features four towers ... read more

Renderings Released For Lamb Development's King Charlotte Condos

King Charlotte Condos Rendering
March 10, 2011 5:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Brad J. Lamb continues his foray from realtor to developer with his new King Charlotte Condos. Located at 11 Charlotte Street, this 32 storey building is being put up through his Lamb Development ... read more

TBM Assembly Begins For The Spadina Subway Extension

Tunnel Boring Machines
March 10, 2011 1:44 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day, by Urban Toronto forum member vz64, shows TBM assembly beginning for the Spadina Subway extension. Four TBMs, or tunnel boring machines, will dig the tunnels for the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 10, 2011

March 10, 2011 12:04 am | by Primary | Comments
TTC to begin work on new Ashbridges Bay storage facility, Ford urges ‘fresh start’ at TCHC, the dying cry of Toronto's leftover left and much more... read more