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Take A Swim At Talon International's Trump Tower Toronto Condo

Trump International Hotel and Tower in Toronto by Talon and Zeidler Architects
November 5, 2010 1:05 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Trump Tower Toronto is quickly starting to show itself off to the rest of the city as it rises. Talon International, developer of the 60 storey hotel and condo, has been putting up photos of the ... read more

Photo Of The Day: The Classic Night Time Photo Of Downtown Toronto From The CN Tower

View from the CN Tower of Toronto at night
November 5, 2010 3:02 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The classic night time shot of downtown Toronto from the CN Tower. We can stare at this view all day... err night. And with more of the new towers adding funky lights this view is only going to ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For November 4, 2010

November 4, 2010 1:01 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Peter Kuitenbrouwer: Protecting our waterfront (National Post) Toronto budget surplus jumps to $275-million (Globe and Mail) Hume: The road less scrambled (Toronto Star) read more

Lanterra's Burano Condominiums Starting To Reveal Secrets

Burano Condos in Toronto by Lanterra Developments and architectsAlliance
November 4, 2010 12:59 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Lanterra's latest Bay Street address is Burano, located on the second block north of College Street, and right across from Lanterra's two-tower Murano Condominiums, completed in the last year. ... read more

The Sierra Group Brings Renewal With Markham's 68 Main Street Condominium

68 Main Street in Markham by Sierra Group and Flanagan Beresford Patteson
November 4, 2010 12:54 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Urban intensification and revitalization continue apace with LEED® standard 68 Main Street Condominiums in Markham Village by Sierra Group. Designed by Flanagan Beresford Patteson Architects, with ... read more

Canderel Stoneridge's Aura Condo At Night

Aura Condos in Toronto by Canderel Stoneridge and Graziani + Corazza Architects
November 4, 2010 12:32 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
It's all quiet at night at the construction site for the new 75 storey Aura Condo. Developed by Canderel Stoneridge, and designed by Graziani + Corazza Architects, it is going to tower over the ... read more

Photo Of The Day: The Downtown Toronto Core From Roundhouse Park

Downtown Toronto from Roundhouse Park
November 4, 2010 1:26 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Here's a wonderful shot of the downtown core from Roundhouse Park taken by forum member Mo-tage. Our ever-evolving city keeps getting more colourful every year. image by mo-tage read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For November 3, 2010

November 3, 2010 12:24 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Kuitenbrouwer: Watching the ballot guarder (National Post) Bay and Bloor becomes Toronto’s third pedestrian scramble (National Post) Toronto’s aging office towers losing tenants to new ... read more

KPMB Fits The Munk School of Global Affairs Into An Historic Bloor Street Building

Munk School of Global Affairs in Toronto at UofT by KPMB Architects
November 3, 2010 12:21 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The historic 1908-09 Dominion Meteorological Building at Bloor Street West and Devonshire Place on the U of T St. George campus is being made over by design partner Thomas Payne of Kuwabara Payne ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Bye Bye Sam The Record Man As Ryerson University Makes The Move To Yonge Street

Sam the Record Man in Toronto
November 3, 2010 10:55 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
And so ends an era as Toronto's record row disappears into history. The centre of Toronto's music retail for decades is being torn down as Ryerson University finally gets a Yonge Street address ... read more

Underpass Park Underway in the West Donlands

Underpass Park in Toronto by Urban Capital, Phillips Farevaag Smallenberg, Raff
November 2, 2010 4:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto recently attended a special presentation on the upcoming Underpass Park as part of Urban Capital’s speaker series ‘River City: The Big Picture.’ The gathering, hosted by Urban ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Roadway, Railway, Pathway, Waterway, Highway, Airway

Don Valley Parkway Railine in Toronto
November 2, 2010 4:16 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Looking up the Don Valley from Dundas Street. All forms of transportation are represented here. Image by androiduk read more

More On Plans By Lanterra Developments For 609 Sherbourne, Howard and Bloor!

609 Sherbourne Street Condos by Lanterra Developments and architectsAlliance
November 2, 2010 12:21 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Recently we wrote about plans for a new 56 storey condo to be located at 609 Sherbourne and Howard Streets just south of Bloor. Now, new information gathered at City Hall shows a more ambitious ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: 1 Spadina Crescent

Knox College gates at 1 Spadina Crescent in Toronto
November 1, 2010 4:12 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

Update on Pinnacle International's 33 Bay Street Condominium

33 Bay in Toronto by Pinnacle international and Page + Steele Architects
November 1, 2010 4:08 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member Hypnotoad grabbed his camera recently and went to town on many of Toronto's construction sites, updating the forum with a spectacular series of photos. One of the best sets ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For November 1, 2010

November 1, 2010 1:14 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Questions & Answers: ‘Cost-effective’ new sell-off plan gets Ford’s attention (National Post) College pals build North America’s “greenest hotel” (Toronto Star) Stacked waterfront arena among ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Parade Condo Rising At Concord Adex's CityPlace

Parade in Cityplace Toronto, by Concord Adex and Kohn Pederson Fox Architects
November 1, 2010 12:08 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Concord Adex continues to march west at its CityPlace development. Here we see Parade Condos rising. The east side of the project is close to completion while the west side is now slowly rising. ... read more

Boutique Condos by Urban Capital, West Development Group, Malibu Investments and ALIT Developments Close To Completion

Boutique in Toronto by Urban Capital, Malibu and Alit with ZAS Architects
October 31, 2010 4:02 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Boutique Condos is coming close to completion. Developed by Urban Capital, West Development Group, Malibu Investments and ALIT Developments, the 35 and 16 storey project was designed by ZAS ... read more

Unique Penthouse Designs at the Yorkville Group's MuseumHouse Condo

MuseumHouse Condominiums in Toronto by Yorkville Group and Page+Steele architect
October 29, 2010 1:56 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The art of living, intimate grandeur, and an architectonic canvas were three distinct design visions presented recently at the MuseumHouse presentation centre by interior designers Fenwick Bonnell ... read more

UrbanToronto Gets A Thorough Look At Graywood and Beaverhall's Ocean Club Condos

Ocean Club site in Toronto by Graywood and Beaverhall, Page + Steele Architects
October 29, 2010 1:27 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Graywood Developments and Beaverhall Homes have teamed up for a second time to create Ocean Club Waterfront Condominiums, a three building complex in South Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores ... read more