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Empire Communities' The Modern On Richmond Growing Skyward

The Modern Condos, Toronto, Empire Communities, DTAH Architects, EI Richmond Arc
February 17, 2011 12:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The King-Parliament area, like the King-Spadina area, continues to grow in leaps and bounds... albeit a little beyond UrbanToronto's constant gaze. One of the larger condo projects currently ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Work On Great Gulf Homes And Lifetime Developments' X2 Condos Begins

X2 Condos, Toronto, Great Gulf Homes, Lifetime Developments, Wallman
February 16, 2011 11:53 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day taken by forum member cruzin4u spotlights the stunning X The Condominium. In the article that ran with the photo we asked for more please. Well here it is in the form ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 17, 2011

February 16, 2011 11:16 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Puttin’ on the ritz … at the Ritz, of course (National Post) I was always happy with the power I have’: Rob Ford (National Post) McGuinty emerges a winner in Sheppard subway plan (Globe and ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Great Gulf Homes' X The Condominium Looking Stunning At Night

X the condominium, Toronto, Great Gulf Homes, Lifetime Developments
February 16, 2011 11:04 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
X The Condominium (photo by forum member androiduk), save for the poorly placed mechanical box on the roof, ranks up there as our favourite new condo in the city. And this night shot ... read more

Sheridan College's New Hazel McCallion Campus Coming To Completion In Mississauga City Centre

Sheridan College Hazel McCallion Campus, Mississauga, Toronto
February 16, 2011 1:46 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Quick Pic by Urban Toronto forum member Jasonzed takes a look at progress on the new Sheridan College campus being built in Mississauga City Centre. Work is nearing completion of the ... read more

Aspen Ridge Releases New Renderings for Scenic on Eglinton Condos

Scenic on Eglinton, Toronto Condos, Aspen Ridge Homes
February 16, 2011 1:34 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Does Aspen Ridge Homes know something that other developers don't? It seems that while seasons may change in Toronto, the vast majority of condo renderings resolutely celebrate summer in all its ... read more

Ritz-Carlton Hotel Officially Opens In Toronto

Ritz-Carlton Hotel & Residences, Toronto Condos, Cadillac Fairview, KPF, Page &
February 16, 2011 12:10 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The official opening ceremony of the new Ritz-Carlton Hotel Toronto took place on Wednesday, February 16 at 11:30AM in the hotel's spacious lobby. Developed by Graywood Developments and Cadillac ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For February 16, 2011

February 15, 2011 11:01 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
“Transportation City” doesn’t quite roll off the tongue (National Post) Rob Ford’s subway dream sticks it to taxpayers (National Post) Chris Selley: The impotence of a heritage ... read more

Photo Of The Day: North Downtown Continues To Boom

North Downtown from the CN Tower in Toronto
February 15, 2011 11:01 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day continues our week long spotlight of forum member Jasonzed's trip to the CN Tower. Here we see a set of red box cars as they travel the CP Rails' North Toronto Sub (top ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 15, 2011

February 15, 2011 3:18 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Urban Scrawl: Steeles subway — ‘architectural wankfests’ a failure to plan (National Post) Peter Kuitenbrouwer: Is Dundas West ready for eight storeys? (National Post) Windmill foes are full of ... read more

Great Gulf Homes' Charlie Condos Rising Above Ground at King & Charlotte

Charlie Condos Toronto by Great Gulf Homes and Diamond + Schmidtt
February 15, 2011 11:39 am | by Craig White | Comments
Homebuilder Great Gulf Homes has been responsible for a number of quite significant residential condominium buildings in Toronto since they entered the high rise market. The Morgan, 18 Yorkville, ... read more

Daniels Corporation Redevelopment Of Regent Park Continues

Regent Park redevelopment by Daniels Corporation in Toronto
February 14, 2011 11:01 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Another photo from Urban Toronto member Jasonzed's trip to the CN Tower. Here we get to see Regent Park as it slowly turns from an old rundown housing project into a modern mixed-use ... read more

Photo Of The Day: CityPlace At Night

Panorama condos in Toronto by Concord Adex with quadrangle architects
February 14, 2011 11:01 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day, taken by Urban Toronto forum member Bruvyman, takes a look at the Concord Adex developed CityPlace skyline at night. The photo, it seems, is taken from the black sheep of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 14, 2011

February 14, 2011 3:07 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Change is in the air at the Bay (National Post) Cracked rail knocks out downtown subway service during morning rush (Globe and Mail) Hume: Heritage report paints bleak picture (Toronto Star) City ... read more

Excavation Begins For The Bremner Tower & Delta Hotel at Southcore Financial Centre

Southcore Financial Centre by bcIMC and KPMB Architects with Steele + Page/IBI
February 14, 2011 2:09 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Pile drivers have arrived onsite, and the excavation process is underway for Toronto's latest downtown office tower and hotel. Great West Life and bcIMC are currently completing the first building ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Toronto Street

Toronto Street in Toronto
February 14, 2011 1:57 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 events, ... read more

Excavation Almost Completed At Waterlink at Pier 27 By Cityzen and Fernbrook

Waterlink at Pier 27 is by Cityzen and Fernbrook and architectsAlliance.
February 14, 2011 11:30 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Quick Pic, by roving forum member Jasonzed, is taken from high up on the CN Tower (lots of relatives visiting the city Jason?). It shows that excavation is almost complete for the first ... read more

Photo of the Day: Jarvis Street - How Photography Can Make Something Look Better Than It Really Is

Looking north on Jarvis. Photo by androiduk.
February 13, 2011 11:35 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day, taken by forum member androiduk, shows just how much good photography can make us see things in a different light. It took us a few seconds before we realized that we ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For February 13, 2011

February 13, 2011 8:48 pm | by Editor | Comments
News headlines from around the internet including a National Post article about Doug Ford's Retort and information about Ontario's suspension of offshore wind turbine projects. read more

Tower Crane Arrives for 300 Front Street West

300 Front St W by Tridel with Wallman Architects and Claude Cormier Landscapes
February 13, 2011 12:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto members Red Mars and Jasonzed were around on Saturday to see the assembly of the first crane at the 300 Front Street West Condo project by Tridel. They have documented the ... read more