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Back to Toronto: The Burroughes Building

The Burroughes Building Toronto
February 15, 2010 12:52 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Some pretty cool looking photos of this great space inside the Burroughes Building. Located at 639 Queen Street West near Bathurst, this space would make a great new home for Urban Toronto ... read more

Winter Skyline Panorama (my usual shamelss self promotion)

Toronto Winter Skyline From The Portlands
February 15, 2010 1:01 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Here's a wonderful panorama shot of our skyline from the portlands. Forum member Redroom Studios had some free time on Saturday so he drove downtown to snap a few photos. Here's a preview sized ... read more

Early Excavation Work Begins At Aura at College Park Condos

Aura at College Park Condos Toronto by Canderel Stoneridge
February 14, 2010 1:25 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Construction on the 75 storey Aura at College Park condos continues. Developed by Canderel Stoneridge and designed by Graziani + Corazza Architects, it is going to completely change the area ... read more

Construction Update on Urban Capital's Boutique Condos

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February 13, 2010 4:00 pm | by Intern | Comments
Today we take a look at Boutique Condos. Located at the corner of Simcoe and Nelson, this 35 and 16 storey project is close to topping off. Developed by Urban Capital in partnership with West ... read more

Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto Starts To Make An Impact

Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto by Talon International
February 13, 2010 2:41 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto continues its rise to the top. This tower will be approximately 60 storeys tall (actual stories not confirmed yet). Developed by Talon, and designed ... read more

Cladding Starts To Rise On The New Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Toronto

Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences in Toronto by Menkes and Lifetime
February 13, 2010 2:13 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
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New Condos Are Rapidly Reshaping Bloor And Yonge

New Condos Are Rapidly Reshaping Toronto's Bloor And Yonge.
February 13, 2010 1:20 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Earlier this week we took a look at the new 2 Bloor West redevelopment plans. In yesterday's Bloor and Yonge installment, we looked at this current growing skyline from a distance. In this, our ... read more

Rendering For One Bloor East Condos By Great Gulf Homes Finally Revealed

One Bloor East condos Toronto developed by Great Gulf Homes
February 12, 2010 2:38 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The look for the new One Bloor East condos has been revealed. The rendering makes it hard to tell what it really looks like, and there's no view of the base at this point, but we like the ... read more

The fate of a modernist house

The fate of Richard Foster's modernist house
February 12, 2010 12:13 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
In 1970, a local Toronto architect built a copy of Richard Foster's famous revolving house (from 1968) for himself and his wife. Unlike the Foster version, this round house did not rotate. The ... read more

Another View From Cresford Developments' Casa Condo

Casa condos Toronto By Cresford Developments
February 12, 2010 12:57 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Yesterday's Photo Of The Day was a shot taken from the top of Casa condos. Today, in this photo by UrbanToronto forum member Casaguy, we see the view from from the front lobby.  Photo by Casaguy read more

One Bedford Condos By Lanterra Developments Ruining U Of T?

One Bedford Condos by Lanterra Developments
February 12, 2010 12:43 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
One Bedford Condos by Lanterra Developments is getting a bit of criticism on the forum. Not because of its look or height but mainly how its impacting on U of T and the Annex. Here's what forum ... read more

L Tower + Sony Centre Construction Update

The L Tower Toronto by Cityzen, Ferbrook and Castlepoint, and Daniel Libeskind
February 11, 2010 7:09 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Here's a birds eye view taken from BCE Place yesterday afternoon of the new L Tower under-construction. Work has started on the south west corner of the Sony Centre, where this 57 storey condo is ... read more

New Ontario Government Building Coming To 880 Bay Street?

880 Bay Street Province Of Ontario Office Building
February 11, 2010 4:47 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Is the Province of Ontario planning for a new office tower at 880 Bay Street? It is according to a rezoning application request that went to the City on January 29, 2010. According to forum member ... read more

The View From Cresford Developments' Casa Condos

Great Gulf Homes' One Bloor East Condos From Cresford Developments' Casa Condos
February 11, 2010 12:42 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day, taken by UrbanToronto forum member Casaguy, shows the view from Cresford Developments' Casa Condos. Photo by Casaguy read more

New! UrbanToronto on Facebook

UrbanToronto on Facebook
February 10, 2010 10:50 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
UrbanToronto on Facebook Urban Toronto has a new facebook page! The Urban Toronto page has started off with 'Photo Of The Day' albums from the past few months. More things will be added to the ... read more

Cumberland Terrace Redevelopment By Oxford Properties And B+H Architects

Cumberland Terrace Redevelopment By Oxford Properties And B+H Architects
February 10, 2010 7:49 pm | by Edward | Comments
Yesterday we ran a piece on the redevelopment of Cumberland Terrace and 2 Bloor Street West. Today we step back a bit and take a look at this growing cluster from afar. This view will change ... read more

Photo Of The Day: A CN Tower - TD Centre Sandwich

Photo Of The Day: A CN Tower - TD Centre Sandwich
February 10, 2010 12:22 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The 'Beast', as steveve calls it. Image by androiduk read more

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: Infant Death Map 1920

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: Infant Death Map 1920
February 9, 2010 4:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
What a heart-breaking map, and a welcome antidote for those of us (and I'm guilty as charged) who bemoan the loss of the "good old days". I've noticed while visiting cemetaries such as the one on ... read more

Cumberland Terrace Redevelopment Coming To Yonge And Bloor?

Cumberland Terrace Redevelopment By Oxford Properties And B+H Architects
February 9, 2010 3:48 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
If recent plans for Bloor and Yonge are not enough, we now hear that plans to redevelop 2 Bloor West are on their way. 2 Bloor currently encompasses a 34 storey office tower (CIBC logo on top), ... read more

Quebecor puts Toronto Sun building on the block

333 Front Street East, Formerly the Toronto sun building
February 9, 2010 10:39 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Quebecor, the company that owns the Toronto Sun, has sold the building at 333 King Street East that houses the media operation. It has been bought by First Gulf, the retail arm of Great Gulf ... read more