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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
February 9, 2010 10:13 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Here is a pair of comparison shots of Victoria Park and, what was then Finch Avenue East, and is today Pawnee Avenue. The "Then" photo is from 1955 with the "Now" photo from 2010.
The first one ... read more
February 8, 2010 6:44 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
There's a new condo coming to the St Lawrence Market area and it is getting a lot of attention. Called The Berczy Condos, it will be located at the prime corner of Front and Church directly south ... read more
February 7, 2010 2:23 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
cedarvale charioteer 1
In the spirit of the Than & Now thread, I'm impelled to post some pics of Cedarvale, my childhood neighbourhood. Bounded by Eglinton to the north, Bathurst to the east ... read more
February 7, 2010 3:04 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Last week we did a little update on the new Bell Lightbox/Festival Tower. One of the concerns some people have about this tower is how out of context it seems with the short buildings on the south ... read more