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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

Quick Pic: Minto's The St Thomas Sales Centre Almost Complete

The St. Thomas in Toronto by Minto Group and Hariri Pontarini Architects
August 30, 2010 12:22 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work on Minto Group's new St Thomas condo sales centre is coming close to completion. The sales centre, located at the north west corner of Charles and St Thomas, is where this 21 storey ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 30, 2010

August 30, 2010 12:15 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
City’s giant $8M flagpole may get lift from Viagra (National Post) Despite cost warnings, city approves $88M arena (National Post) 12 years later, Toronto gets its common zoning bylaw (National ... read more

Neighbourhood Profile - North of Yorkville: NoYo

Neighbourhood Profile - North of Yorkville: NoYo
August 30, 2010 11:44 am | by Craig White | Comments
All parts of Toronto are defined by a neighbourhood, some more aptly named than others. Neighbourhood boundaries can be distinct, or can be blurry and overlap. Some places may be a part of more ... read more

City Council Approves Waterfront Toronto’s Bayside Development Project

Bayside condos by Hines Canada announced by Waterfront Toronto
August 27, 2010 12:12 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Proposed development for WaterfrontToronto's Bayside neighborhood read more

Photo Of The Day: Daniel Libeskind Designed L Tower Condo Gets A Crane

L Tower, Toronto, by Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint and Libeskind
August 27, 2010 12:06 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The L Tower will now finally start to rise as the construction crane is finally in place. The 57 storey Daniel Libeskind designed (he did the ROM expansion) condo is set to rise 57 storeys on the ... read more

And The Winner Of The NameOurCondo Contest Is...

Backstage Condos in Toronto by Cityzen and Page+Steele Contest winner Adam Thody
August 27, 2010 12:01 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Drum roll please... Backstage On The Esplanade! The winning name was submitted by Adam Thody who walks away with the $5,000 prize. Two runner-up winners received an Ipad. The winning name is an ... read more

Quick Pic: Cinema Tower Condo By Daniels Begins Construction Photo

Cinema Tower Condos, by Daniels with Kirkor Architects, Toronto
August 26, 2010 12:48 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Daniels Corporation has begun construction of The Cinema Tower Condos. Located at 21-31 Widmer Street in the Entertainment District, this Kirkor Architects designed condo is set to rise ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Corus Quay As Seen From Toronto Harbour

Corus Quay in Toronto East Bayfront by Diamond and Schmitt Architects
August 26, 2010 12:23 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Corus Quay, the new home of Corus Entertainment, as seen from the harbour. The recently opened Sugar Beach sits in front and the new permanent Corus logo is finally up on the building. This 7 ... read more

Parking Enforcement Officers Parking Illegally?

Peter Street, Toronto. Parking Enforcement Officers Parking Illegally?
August 26, 2010 12:10 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Do parking laws not apply to the people who are meant to enforce them? On a day when CTV News is reporting that parking enforcement officers were caught parking their cruiser in the disabled spot ... read more

Concord Adex Making Significant Progress With Discovery Condos

Discovery 1 & 2 at Concord Park Place in Toronto by Concord Adex, Quadrangle
August 26, 2010 11:49 am | by Craig White | Comments
Concord Adex came into Toronto in a big way a decade ago with its skyline-stretching CityPlace neighbourhood west of the SkyDome. While recent additions to the CityPlace parcel mean up to another ... read more