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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 4, 2010

June 4, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
House sales dipped in May, prices rose (National Post) Construction starts on Union Station revamp (National Post) Mammoliti envisions revived waterfront (National Post) Weston residents want ... read more

News Headlines For June 3, 2010

June 3, 2010 12:03 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Fast train to nowhere (Globe and Mail) Nanticoke offers to host Oakville’s power plant (Toronto Star)  Sunlight Park Carhouse? (Steve Munro) TTC Transit Stuff Reaches the End of the ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Toronto Towers Of Power - TD Centre and more

UrbanToronto Photo Of The Day: Toronto Towers Of Power. TD Centre and more.
June 2, 2010 12:59 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Towers of power. Looking east from University: author: Ed007Toronto posted: 2010-06-01 21:36:13 read more

Daily Poll for June 2, 2010: Pug Awards Most Hated Nominee

Daily Poll for June 2, 2010: Pug Awards Most Hated Nominee
June 2, 2010 12:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
You've cast ballots 40 times now for the Pug Awards... or maybe you are still catching up, which is fine on Urban Toronto, because our version of the Pugs have not wrapped up quite yet. For the ... read more

UrbanToronto Tours Menkes' New Telus House At 25 York Street

TELUS House Toronto by Menkes Development/Sweeny Sterling Finlayson & Co
June 2, 2010 11:01 am | by Craig White | Comments
Last Wednesday, 25 York Street, built by Menkes Developments and designed by Sweeny Sterling Finlayson & Company (or &co) and Adamson Assoicates, became TELUS ... read more

The King Edward Residences come to a Toronto Landmark

King Edward Private Residences Toronto by Dundee Realty & Skyline International
June 2, 2010 10:58 am | by Craig White | Comments
Postcard of the King Edward Hotel read more

Daily Poll for June 2, 2010: Pug Awards Most Hated Nominee

Phase II of Grand Triomphe nominated for worst architecture.
June 2, 2010 10:03 am | by Craig White | Comments
Okay, yesterday we got back to you about the Pug Award Winners - today, let's talk about the losers. Phase II of Grand Triomphe nominated for worst architecture. read more

Quick Pic: Market Wharf Condominium By Context Development On The Rise

North end of Market Wharf Condos by Context Development downtown Toronto
June 2, 2010 4:52 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Market Wharf condos by Context Development is now on the rise. This architectsAlliance designed building, located at 18 Lower Jarvis, is set to rise 32 storeys. This photo ... read more

The Uptown Condos By The Pemberton Group Takes Shape

Uptown Residences condos Toronto by the Pemberton Group
June 1, 2010 1:17 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Over the last week a number of UrbanToronto members have snapped photos from many different angles of The Uptown Condos, a building which marks developer Pemberton's first foray ... read more

Daily Poll for June 1, 2010: Favourite Residential Pug Nominee

60 Richmond East Housing Co-op took 1st place in Residential Pug Awards
June 1, 2010 1:02 pm | by Craig White | Comments
This year's Pug Award winners, announced Wednesday evening at the AGO, were quite well predicted by UrbanToronto, although we did miss the Honourable Mention in both residential and commercial ... read more

Heritage Toronto Walks For June 2010

Heritage Toronto Walks For June 2010
June 1, 2010 12:56 pm | by Craig White | Comments
On weekends from May to October, Heritage Toronto offers guided walks of neighbourhoods and special places across the city. Learn the stories behind the people, landscapes and historic buildings ... read more

Topping Off May 2010: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Trump Tower in downtown Toronto by Talon International and Zeidler Architects
June 1, 2010 12:46 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Tied for 10th place: 10. St Lawrence Market North (4s) & One Bloor (1 Bloor East, Great Gulf, 65s, Hariri Pontarini)  9. The Berczy (51-61 Front St E., Concert, 13s, IBI ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Doors Open 2010 - Zeidler Partnership Architects Headquarters

Ziedler Partnership Architects Offices in Toronto
June 1, 2010 10:32 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
One of my highlights at this years Doors Open was a visit to Zeidler Partnership Architects headquarters located at 315 Queen West. Zeidler is known for many projects including Ontario Place, The ... read more

Quick Pic: First Canadian Place Attacked By The Borg?

First Canadian Place Recladding by Shannon and B+H Architects in Toronto
May 31, 2010 10:18 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
It appears that First Canadian Place is being assimilated by the Borg. Actually the recladding from stone to glass is what is happening. Those panels will allow the stone to be removed. Then glass ... read more

Daily Poll 36 for May 28, 2010: Pug Awards Toy Factory Lofts

Daily Poll 36 for May 28, 2010: Pug Awards Toy Factory Lofts Toronto
May 31, 2010 10:09 am | by Craig White | Comments
Our sixteenth round of Pug Award polls showed that UrbanToronto feels just about the same for all of the previous three buildings: TELUS House, THe Arc, and The Murano all poll very well, despite ... read more

Quick Pic: Shangri-La Hotel And Condominium

Shangri-La Hotel Toronto by Westbank Developments & Hariri Pontarini Architects
May 31, 2010 10:01 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Shangri-La Hotel And Condominium is starting to make an impact from Queen and University. The James Cheng/Hariri Pontarini designed building is being developed by Westbank/Peterson Investment ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Cawthraw Mulock House

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Cawthraw Mulock House
May 31, 2010 9:58 am | 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

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 31, 2010

May 31, 2010 1:35 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
A landscaped lunchroom at City Hall (National Post) The Posted Toronto Political Panel: Transit plan jumps the rails (National Post) An oasis at the top of City Hall (Globe and Mail) Reality ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Festival Tower and Boutique Condos

Festival Tower by Daniels Corporation and Boutique Condos Toronto
May 31, 2010 1:06 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Festival Tower and Boutique Condos on the rise on a lovely day for Doors Open 2010. This shot was taken from Nathan Phillips Square. Next year we should see Shangri-La rising as well. Image by ... read more

Prime Minister Harper and The Aga Khan at the Aga Khan Museum + Ismaili Centre

Prime Minister Harper and The Aga Khan at the Aga Khan Museum + Ismaili Centre
May 29, 2010 10:46 am | by Craig White | Comments
The Aga Khan and Prime Minister Stephen Harper were in Toronto on Friday to officiate at the foundation ceremony of the Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre on Wynford Drive in Don Mills. Several ... read more