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News Headlines From Around The Internet For September 9, 2010

September 9, 2010 12:49 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Ford would scrap streetcars in favour of buses (Globe and Mail) Rossi proposes cutting Toronto council in half (Globe and Mail) The streetcar's time is up, says Rob Ford (Toronto Star) read more

Streetcar's Corktown District Condos Phase One Close To Completion

Corktown District Condos by Streetcar Developments and Quadrangle
September 8, 2010 11:33 am | by Craig White | Comments
Streetcar Development's first phase of its Corktown District condominium project is nearing completion on King Street East west of the Don River. The project is different from most new ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 8, 2010

September 8, 2010 12:54 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Rob Ford releases his transportation plan for Toronto …on YouTube (National Post) Hey, stars – welcome to our (model) living room (Globe and Mail) Institute to plug Canada’s bank ... read more

Yorkville Group's MuseumHouse Condo Rising Across The Street From The ROM

MuseumHouse Condos by Yorkville Group and Page + Steele.
September 8, 2010 12:30 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Now at 7 storeys the Yorkville Group developed MuseumHouse luxury condos is rising quickly. Situated on Bloor across the street from the Royal Ontario Museum, it is going to ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Scotia Plaza Remains One Of Our Favourite Toronto Towers

Window cleaning lift on Scotia Plaza Tower. Photo by androiduk.
September 8, 2010 12:06 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The photographer and UrbanToronto forum member androiduk says it best: "Scotia Plaza at Bay & King. That's one attractive building. Looks as good as the day it was built." Window cleaning lift ... read more

Camrost-Felcorp Launches Condo Conversion at Imperial Oil Building

Imperial Plaza by Camrost-Felcorp with Goldfarb.
September 7, 2010 1:49 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Camrost-Felcorp is saving a mid-century modern landmark in midtown Toronto. Imperial Plaza will be the new name for the condominium conversion of the former Imperial Oil ... read more

Work Begins On Tridel's Mixed-Use Hullmark Centre

North York's Hullmark Centre, by Tridel and Kirkor Architects.
September 7, 2010 12:10 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work has begun on clearing the site for Tridel's new mixed-use Hullmark Centre. Located at the southeast corner of Yonge and Sheppard, the complex will feature retail and office space within ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 7, 2010

September 7, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Smitherman proposes property-tax freeze (Globe and Mail) Mayoral candidates compete for position of most fiscally-restrained (Globe and Mail) Next question: A more prosperous ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Toronto Skyline From Dufferin Street As It Crosses The Gardiner Expressway

Toronto's skyline from the Gardiner at Dufferin. Photo by Ed007Toronto.
September 7, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The view of the downtown skyline as we head to the CNE. One of our favourite locations to view the skyline especially when driving eastbound on the Gardiner Expressway. And every year the view ... read more

Menkes' and Lifetime's Four Seasons Has Great Uptown Views

Four Seasons Hotel/Condo in downtown Toronto by Menkes and Lifetime Developments
September 3, 2010 4:58 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Urban Toronto’s August visit to the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences wraps up with this report. The two-tower complex, designed by architectsAlliance and developed ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Toronto Skyline From Ontario Place

Toronto's skyline from the Canadian National Exhibition. Photo by Ed007Toronto.
September 3, 2010 11:41 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today we took in the Canadian National Exhibition. After countless rides and plenty of junk food we found ourselves at Ontario Place. Here's the downtown skyline as viewed from Ontario ... read more

Gibson Square Condos By Menkes Releasing New Podium Suites

Gibson Square Condos by Menkes and Rafael Bigauskas Architects
September 3, 2010 11:33 am | by Craig White | Comments
Menkes is releasing new podium suites at Gibson Square Condominiums in of North York City Centre. The collection of suites in the new release features 9’ ceilings and views to the ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For September 3, 2010

September 3, 2010 11:22 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Sunnybrook opens $188-million maternity wing (Globe and Mail) Toronto the cool: Hip, urban youth bring new life to the core (Globe and Mail) Above the concrete jungle, green roofs you ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 2, 2010

September 2, 2010 5:31 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Fixer: Graffiti gone at Fairmount Park (Toronto Star) Hume: Do patio rules make good neighbours? Toronto Star) Hamilton council to look at new Ticat site (Toronto Sun) read more

Into The Heart of Menkes' new Four Seasons Hotel

Four Seasons Residences in Toronto by Menkes and architectsAlliance
September 2, 2010 12:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Last week, Urban Toronto returned to the architectsAlliance-designed Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences by Menkes Developments and Lifetime Developments to track its progress since our last ... read more

Mayoral Debate on Toronto Heritage Concerns

Next Mayor of Toronto?
September 1, 2010 5:09 pm | by Tyler Greenleaf | Comments
On Monday night Heritage Toronto hosted a mayoral debate in the lovely, historic, and packed-out Great Hall at St. Lawrence Hall, an appropriate location for the heritage topic. Text by Tyler ... read more

Topping Off August 2010: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Trump Tower in Toronto by Talon International and Zeidler Partnership Architects
September 1, 2010 4:58 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Construction progress on the Trump Tower, image by androiduk 10. M1+M2+Metropolis+Parkside@Metro Place (Allen&Sheppard, Liberty, 14+2x16+17s, Kirkor) read more

Quick Pic: What Happens If You Overlay Manhattan On Top Of Toronto?

Quick Pic: What Happens If You Overlay Manhattan On Top Of Toronto?
September 1, 2010 4:44 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Manhattan Overtop Toronto, image by Big Daddy What happens when you overlay Manhattan on top of Toronto? Forum member Big Daddy did just that. He explains: Just as an exercise to see where one ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For September 1, 2010

September 1, 2010 4:39 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
George Smitherman rolls out green ideas (National Post) Mayoral candidates face off on heritage (Globe and Mail) Fort York museum $4-million over budget (Globe and Mail) How to rent an apartment ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Air Canada Employees Making Their Escape After Painting One Of Porter's Planes Pink

Air Canada Employees Escaping After Painting One Of Porter's Planes Pink
August 31, 2010 4:41 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
androiduk's photo and caption made us laugh really hard. Can you do better? Porter Airplane Painted Pink, image by androiduk read more