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St Lawrence Market North Finalists Announced

St. Lawrence Market, Toronto
May 10, 2010 1:38 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The North Market has been sitting across Front Street from Toronto's iconic St. Lawrence Market since 1967, serving as a home for Farmers' Markets, Antique Shows, and events of all types since ... read more

Model Suite Now Open at The Bayview by Daniels

The Bayview Condominiums, Toronto
May 10, 2010 12:52 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Daniels Corporation has opened a luxurious new model suite at The Bayview, their latest terraced condominium residential project at Bayview and Sheppard. The project comprises a nine-storey ... read more

Urban Toronto's New Addition: Heritage Toronto Mondays! The Christie Street Hospital

Urban Toronto's New Addition: Heritage Toronto Mondays! The Christie Street Hosp
May 10, 2010 12:38 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Urban Toronto adds a new weekly feature today: Heritage Toronto Mondays. We have partnered with Heritage Toronto to capture a moment in Toronto's past. On a weekly basis, we will both be ... read more

Quick Pic: Frank Stollery Parkette

Frank Stollery Parkette, Toronto
May 10, 2010 2:21 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
UrbanToronto member androiduk took this recent picture on the west side of Yonge Street between Scollard Street on the left, and Davenport Road on the right. Image by androiduk read more

Photo Of The Day: From Grange Park

Photo Of The Day: Grange Park looking at Bell Lightbox and CN Tower, Toronto
May 10, 2010 12:03 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Grange Park looking south to TIFF Bell Lightbox and the CN Tower. Image by Ed007Toronto read more

Daily headlines: News from The Internet for May 10, 2010

May 10, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
TTC wants a streetcar named...., Commuters get new fare system, LRV Design Turns to the Public + more news. read more

St Lawrence Market North Finalists Announced

St. Lawrence Market North Toronto by Adamson Associates/Rogers Stirk Harbor
May 10, 2010 12:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto correctly predicted that the Red Team submission would win the competition, and correctly guessed that the Red Team was Adamson Associates Architects and Rogers Stirk Harbour + ... read more

Four Seasons Massive Pour: 500 Truckloads Of Concrete Delivered

Four Season Hotel and Residences, Toronto, Menkes, aA/Page and Steele architects
May 9, 2010 11:33 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The new Four Seasons continues to rise at the northeast corner of Bay and Yorkville Avenue. Developed by Menkes and Lifetime Developments, this aA/Page + Steele designed ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 8, 2010

May 8, 2010 12:03 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Waterfront design review panel threatens to quit over ill-conceived Don Lands sports complex (Toronto Star) An inside look at 573,948 Toronto homes (Toronto Star)  One of Toronto’s ... read more

Quick Pic: Five St Joseph Condo Treats St Nicholas With Respect

Five Condos, St. Nicholas Street, Toronto, MOD/Graywood, Hariri Pontarini
May 7, 2010 11:39 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Here's the new rendering of what the St. Nicholas Street portion of the new Five Condos will look like. Developed by MOD Developments in tandem with Graywood, this 45 storey project was ... read more

Mississauga Civic Square Redevelopment By CS&P Architects Continues

Mississauga City Hall, Mississauga, CS&P Architects
May 7, 2010 11:27 am | by Craig White | Comments
The Mississauga Civic Square and Library Square redevelopment by CS&P Architects continues.  City Hall from the library read more

Days Inn Carlton renovation to Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn, Carlton Street, Toronto
May 7, 2010 11:22 am | by Craig White | Comments
The Days Inn on Carlton is becoming a new Holiday Inn. The doors are closed for now, but will reopen this fall. Holiday Inn's site says this: The Holiday Inn Toronto Dwtn Centre is now accepting ... read more

TUFF: the Toronto Urban Film Festival

Still from The Ferguson Brothers, TUFF
May 7, 2010 11:18 am | by Craig White | Comments
If you have ridden the subway over the last three years during TIFF - the Toronto International Film Festival - you will likely remember the short films that were playing on the stations' Onestop ... read more

Edilcan Redevelops the Valhalla Inn

One Valhalla, Toronto, Edilcan, Page and Steele/IBI Architects
May 7, 2010 10:36 am | by Craig White | Comments
The following is Edilcan's press release prior to the opening of the sales centre for One Valhalla condos. Normally we don't reprint the marketing pitch without some rewriting... but ... read more

Quick Pic: Corus Quay Almost Done While Market Wharf Starts To Rise

Corus Quay, Toronto, Diamond and Schmitt, Market Wharf, Context Developments
May 7, 2010 1:23 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Corus Quay, the new office building being built on the east waterfront, is nearing completion. The seven storey building was designed by Diamond and Schmitt Architects, and as the name ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Front Street East

Photo Of The Day: Front Street East Toronto
May 7, 2010 12:19 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Front Street East looking towards the West Donlands. Hopefully the West Donlands developments along with the Pam Am Games will bring some love to this stretch of road.  Image by Edward Skira read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 7, 2010

May 7, 2010 12:06 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
New home for TTC step closer (Toronto Sun)  No muzzling Miller on Transit City debate (Toronto Sun) Province warns Miller on Transit City (Toronto Star) Roof topping’ gives ... read more

Pug Awards 2010: Time again for the good, the bad & the pugly

Pug Awards 2010 Toronto: Time again for the good, the bad & the pugly
May 6, 2010 3:58 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto wants to do a little experimenting. Every year we get suggestions from our members on how to fix the Pug Awards. Are they broken? Some of you think so, and you have let us know how ... read more

Urbanation Q1 2010 Report

Urbanation Q1 2010 Report
May 6, 2010 3:56 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Q1-2010 NEW CONDOMINIUM UNIT SALES HIT HIGHEST EVER Q1 NUMBER IN TORONTO CENSUS METROPOLITAN AREA (CMA) read more

Absolute World Condos Update, and a View to the Future

Absolute World Condos, Mississauga, Fernbrook and Cityzen, MAD architects
May 6, 2010 3:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Absolute World, developed by Cityzen and Fernbrook, and designed by Yansong Ma of MAD, has not gone unnoticed on UrbanToronto: in fact the world-wide competition winning design has garnered near ... read more