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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

Ryerson Unversity's School of Image Arts Redesign By Diamond Schmitt Architects

Ryerson School of Image Arts in Toronto by Diamond and Schmitt Architects
August 31, 2010 4:34 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Ryerson University is in the midst of a growth spurt that has brought and will continue to bring new and renovated buildings to the school's cramped downtown campus. The most significant project ... read more

Going Inside Pinnacle International's Pinnacle on Adelaide Condo Suites

Pinnacle on Adelaide by Pinnacle International and Hariri + Pontarini Architects
August 31, 2010 2:48 pm | by Doug Convoy | Comments
Urban Toronto’s feature on The Pinnacle on Adelaide condos by Pinnacle International continues with a focus on the model suites in the presentation centre created by Chapman Design Group. ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 31, 2010

August 31, 2010 2:34 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Smitherman promises more protection for Toronto heritage buildings (National Post) Trinity-Spadina shows growth and heritage preservation can coexist: Smitherman (Globe and Mail) The ... read more

Photo Of The Day: X The Condominium By Great Gulf Homes Almost Done

X the Condominium in Toronto by Great Gulf Homes and architectsAlliance
August 31, 2010 2:32 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
X The Condominium, one of our favourite new projects, is coming close to completion. The Great Gulf Homes condo, which rises 44 storeys, was designed by architectsAlliance. We think the public ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: The Avenue Theatre

Heritage Toronto Mondays: The Avenue Theatre
August 30, 2010 2:28 pm | by Craig White | 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

Pinnacle International soon to build Condos on Adelaide at John

Pinnacle on Adelaide by Pinnacle International and Hariri + Pontarini Architects
August 30, 2010 2:23 pm | by Doug Convoy | Comments
Recently, Urban Toronto had an opportunity to tour the presentation centre for The Pinnacle on Adelaide, courtesy of Anson Kwok, Sales and Marketing Manager for Pinnacle International. Mr. Kwok ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Concert Properties' The Berczy Condo Visited By Buskerfest Dinosaurs

The Berczy Condo in Toronto by Concert Properties and IBI Group
August 30, 2010 12:30 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The site of the future Berczy condo is the backdrop for this year's Buskerfest. The 13 storey condo, located at the south west corner of Front and Church, is set to start construction in November. ... read more