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Quick Pic: Aria Condominium Rises From The Don Valley

Aria Condominium Toronto by Cityzen/Fernbrook/Menkes and Bigauskas Architects
June 10, 2010 10:32 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Aria Condos continues to rise in the Don Valley just north east of Leslie and Sheppard. Developed by Cityzen/Fernbrook/Menkes, this Rafael & Bigauskasdesigned project ranges from 11 to 19 ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Maple Leaf Square Condominium Looking East

Maple Leaf Square condos Toronto by Cadillac Fairview and Lanterra Developments
June 10, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The view from the new Maple Leaf Square Condos looking east towards the St Lawrence Market area. Rising 54 and 50 storeys, MLS was developed by Cadillac Fairview in tandem with Lanterra, and was ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 10, 2010

June 10, 2010 12:01 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Hume: Rae calls it a day (Toronto Star) New Church Street condo deal sparks community uproar (blogTO) Giorgio Mammoliti’s Kyle Rae jokes more interesting than his waterfront plan (Toronto ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Announces Rename Sherbourne Park Contest

June 9, 2010 4:07 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Press release from Waterfront Toronto TOP THREE NAMES ANNOUNCED AND FINAL ROUND OF VOTING BEGINS IN NAMING CONTEST FOR NEW WATERFRONT PARK Toronto, June 9, 2010 The final round of voting in the ... read more

Daily Poll for June 9, 2010: Which is your favourite starchitect building?

Daily Poll for June 9, 2010: Which is your favourite starchitect building?
June 9, 2010 3:43 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Today you get to weigh in on major Toronto buildings designed by starchictects who are not (yet?) Pritzker laureates. This batch are all from out-of-towners; we'll have another round for landmarks ... read more

Tango Condominiums at Concord Park Place

Tango at Concord Park Place in Toronto by Concord Adex, Page+Steele architects
June 9, 2010 10:16 am | by Craig White | Comments
Tango is the latest building to be released at Concord Adex's Concord Park Place development near Bessarion station on the Sheppard Subway line in North York. The sleek modern 28-storey building, ... read more

Daniels Corporation Announces Limelight Condominiums In Mississauga

Limelight condos Mississauga by Daniels Corporation and Kirkor Architects
June 9, 2010 5:45 am | by Craig White | Comments
Daniels Corporation is set to release their fifth Mississauga City Centre condominium tower to the west of Square One. Limelight is a 22 storey building designed by Kirkor Architects to be ... read more

Quick Pic: A Really Quick Pic Of Bell Lightbox/Festival Tower

TIFF Bell Lightbox and Festival Tower condos Toronto by the Daniels Corporation
June 9, 2010 5:42 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Bell Lightbox, the Toronto International Film Festival's new headquarters is slated to open by the fall in time for the festival. The 42 storey Festival Tower condominium rising above Bell ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Four Seasons Hotel/Condo's Fantastic Cladding

Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences in Toronto by Menkes and Lifetime
June 9, 2010 12:07 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 hotel/condo consists of a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 9, 2010

June 9, 2010 12:01 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Mammoliti plan turns Gardiner into garden (Globe and Mail) The Minutes at City Hall (Toronto Star) G20 bank closings “brutal” for real estate industry (Toronto Star) Metrolinx a rubber stamp for ... read more

Daily Poll for June 8, 2010: Which is your favourite Toronto Pritzker building?

U of T Dan Pharmacy by Norman Foster
June 8, 2010 7:21 am | by Craig White | Comments
There has been a lot of talk in Toronto over the last several years about all the "starchitects" who are now represented in this city by new buildings. Some of those stars are also winners of ... read more

Quick Pic: Clear Spirit Condominium By Cityscape Under Construction

Clear Spirit Distillery District Toronto by Cityscape and ArchitectsAlliance
June 8, 2010 12:19 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Construction is continuing on the second of three condos to be located in The Distillery District. The first phase, called Pure Spirit, is a 32 storey building that was completed last year. The ... read more

Photo Of The Day: King Edward Hotel's Crystal Ballroom

King Edward Private Residences Toronto
June 8, 2010 12:10 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The King Edward's long closed Crystal Ballroom during the recent Doors Open 2010. Closed because it does meet fire code, this is a gem of a room that we hope gets reborn someday soon. The historic ... read more

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

June 8, 2010 12:05 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Peter Kuitenbrouwer: Reconciling the Toronto Purchase  (National Post) Demolition of historic buildings begins in Brantford (Toronto Star) No cars on the Gardiner in Mammoliti’s waterfront ... read more

St Lawrence Market North Winning Entry Details

David Miller and David Jansen at unveiling of the new St Lawrence Market North
June 7, 2010 3:32 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Twelve years since planning began, the City of Toronto finally has a plan to replace the 1967 North Building at the Saint Lawrence Market. The culmination of an international design competition is ... read more

Women's College Hospital Redevelopment Announced

Women's College Hospital Redevelopment Toronto IBI architects
June 7, 2010 2:02 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Women's College Hospital has announced its preferred proponent to build its state-of-the-art new building. The Women's College Partnership is made up of Bilfinger Berger, an international ... read more

Daily Poll for June 7, 2010: Which is your favourite Toronto bank tower?

Daily Poll for June 7, 2010: Which is your favourite Toronto bank tower?
June 7, 2010 1:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto's skyline peaks at King and Bay. Which of the bank towers in the area is your favourite... and will the recladding of First Canadian Place change that? Please let us know by Voting ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Shea's Victoria Theatre

Shea's Victoria Vaudeville Theatre Toronto
June 7, 2010 4:00 am | 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

Quick Pic: YWCA Elm Centre

YWCA Elm Street Toronto by RegionalArchitects/Hildritch
June 7, 2010 12:40 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Construction continues on the new YWCA Elm Centre located at 87 Elm Street. The 17 storey building is designed by regionalArchitects, in joint venture with Hilditch Architects. The two-building ... read more

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

June 7, 2010 12:07 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Open atrium design chosen for new St. Lawrence Market building (Globe and Mail) Concept art from the winner of the St. Lawrence Market design competition (Globe and Mail) Palatial glass design ... read more