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Quick Pic: Daniels' New Limelight Condo Starts Construction in Mississauga

Limelight Condominiums Mississauga by the Daniels Corporation
July 14, 2010 12:52 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Daniels Corporation's newest project in Mississauga City Centre has started construction. Limelight Condominiums consists of a 22 and 32 storey building.  Image by jasonzed read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 14, 2010

July 14, 2010 3:37 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Final cost of stacked rinks is unknown (National Post) Construction on island tunnel to start in 2011 (National Post) New Port Lands plan builds up, not out (Globe and Mail) Universities team up ... read more

Photo Of The Day: The Night Time Skyline From Montage Condo

Photo Of The Day: The Night Time Skyline From Concord Adex's Montage Condo
July 14, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The night time view of downtown as seen from Montage Condo. Forum member Mo-tage sure has a sweet view of the city.  Image by mo-tage read more

Quick Pic: Proposed Port Lands Sports Complex

Port Lands Sports Complex Toronto
July 13, 2010 4:04 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The City Of Toronto has long been planning to build much a needed four-arena skating facility in the Port Lands. The original concept consisted of four arenas and 440 parking spots all on ground ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 13, 2010

July 13, 2010 2:09 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
TTC meeting over the fate of Greenwood and Donlands stations ends well (National Post)  TTC unveils its exits strategy (Globe and Mail) A park with 1,000 names (Toronto Star) Construction on ... read more

Photo Of The Day: King West Looking Towards M5V Condo Under Construction

King West Looking Towards M5V Condo, Toronto
July 13, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Standing on King Street West looking towards M5V Condo under construction with the big downtown towers behind it. The project, designed by Core Architects, and developed by TasDesignBuild and ... read more

A Simple Explanation For Absolute World's Balcony Bulkheads

Absolute Condos, Toronto, Fernbrook and Cityzen, MAD architects
July 13, 2010 12:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Recent photos of Absolute World's balconies have prompted questions concerning just what it is that we see being constructed on them. While they would be unnecessary on just about any other tower, ... read more

Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint Launch The NameOurCondo Contest

Backstage Condos Toronto by Castlepoint, Cityzen, and Fernbrook Homes
July 12, 2010 12:06 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Cityzen, Fernbrook, and Castlepoint, the developers of the L Tower, are getting set to launch their next condominium project directly across the street from it. The new ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 12, 2010

July 12, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
City Council Endorses Lower Don Lands Plans, New Kingwest magazine beautifully illustrates why people don’t like King West, Neighbourhood uproar over second exits for subways + more news. read more

Quick Pic: Ritz-Carlton Gets New Cladding While First Canadian Gets Replacement Cladding

First Canadian Place and The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton Toronto
July 10, 2010 11:53 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The new The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto is closing in on completion. The final sections of cladding are being added to the Graywood/Cadillac Fairview developed building. The 53 storey ... read more

7 City Centre Condos By Royal Lane Developments Coming To Vaughan City Centre

7 City Centre Condos at Vaughan Metro Centre by Royal Lane Homes and Kirkor Arch
July 7, 2010 1:57 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
7 City Centre condos is coming to Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (formerly Vaughan City Centre). Developed by Royal Lane Homes Developments, this Kirkor Architects designed ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For July 7, 2010

July 7, 2010 1:07 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
‘Grand civic avenue’ seen for Front St. (National Post) Highway tolls, new taxes could help alleviate gridlock: report (National Post) Massive Lawrence Heights redevelopment gets council ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Looking Down On The Western End Of Harbourfront

Toronto's west harbourfront showing the Music Garden and docks
July 7, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Looking down on the western end of Harbourfront. Who says we don't have an attractive waterfront? Image by ultran00b read more

Pemberton Group's Bohemian Embassy Looms Over West Queen West

Pemberton Group's Bohemian Embassy Condos Toronto
July 6, 2010 12:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member Current snapped these two photos recently of Pemberton's new Bohemian Embassy project on Queen Street West. The photos show, maybe not unsurprisingly, that ... read more

Final Phases Rising at Village Gate West by Concert Properties

Village Gate West by Concert Properties and Page+Steele/IBI Group
July 6, 2010 11:38 am | by Craig White | Comments
Village Gate West, a rental and seniors community by Concert Properties on the east side of the Six Points, on Bloor Street east of Kipling in Etobicoke, is seeing its final ... read more

Quick Pic: Queen & Portland Lofts & Condos By Tribute/RioCan Rising

Queen & Portland Lofts and Condos by Tribute, RioCan and Turner Fleischer
July 6, 2010 2:23 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Queen & Portland Lofts & Condos by Tribute/RioCan starts to rise. Designed by Turner Fleischer, this 9 storey building will contain retail on the first two floors with ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Toronto Aerial From The East End

Aerial photo of Toronto and Lower Don Lands
July 6, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Toronto aerial from the east end. The photo shows just how big the West Don Lands redevelopment area really is. More on the West Don Lands here. Image by Ontario Realty Corporation read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For July 6, 2010

July 6, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Toronto power outage leaves royals in the dark (Globe and Mail) Backlog puts heritage at risk (Toronto Star) A call for tolls (Toronto Sun) Nostalgia Tripping: Toronto's ... read more

Up Close And Personal With Fernbrook & Cityzen's Absolute World

Absolute World in Mississauga by Cityzen, Fernbrooke and MAD Architects
July 5, 2010 4:27 pm | by Craig White | Comments
This week UrbanToronto visits Cityzen & Fernbrook's remarkable Absolute World towers construction site in Mississauga. The design by Yansong Ma of MAD was ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Russell Motor Car Company

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Russell Motor Car Company in 1917
July 5, 2010 1:16 pm | 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 ... read more