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Photo Of The Day: Yonge And Bloor Skyline From The University Of Toronto

One Bedford, MuseumHouse, The Four Seasons, and Uptown Residences on display.
November 23, 2010 12:51 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
An interesting view of Yonge and Bloor that was taken from somewhere at the University Of Toronto. Cranes, cranes and more cranes. Under construction we see One Bedford, MuseumHouse, The Four ... read more

Lamb Development's The King East Condo Making A Splash

The King East is by Lamb Developments, Hyde Park Homes, Sher Corp and Core Arch.
November 23, 2010 12:37 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Excavation has begun at the new The King East condo. The 15 storey building is being developed by Lamb Development in tandem with Hyde Park Homes and Sher Corp. ... read more

Lifetime's Bisha Hotel and Residences Feature Lavish Munge Leung Interiors

Bisha Hotel & Residences by Lifetime Developments and Ink Entertainment
November 23, 2010 12:26 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Urban Toronto's coverage of Bisha Hotel & Residences by Lifetime Developments and Ink Entertainment continues into the glamorous model suite by Munge ... read more

Maple Leaf Gardens Transformation From The Inside

Renovating the interior of the old Maple Leaf Gardens.
November 23, 2010 11:54 am | by Craig White | Comments
Urban Toronto member sodapop got into Maple Leaf Gardens recently, and was able to get a couple of legible photos in the low light. Sodapop adds that the images are a bit shaky as he did not have ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For November 23, 2010

November 23, 2010 11:38 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
No gravy in Miller’s (packed) lunch (National Post) Bowing out as Toronto's mayor, David Miller stands tall (Globe and Mail) Lefties locked out of Ford administration (Globe and ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Yonge Subway Construction in 1949

Yonge St., looking north at Queen St.; taken October 13-28, 1949.
November 22, 2010 2:12 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 ... read more

Lifetime's Bisha Hotel and Residences Ups The Luxe With Rock 'n Roll and LA Glam

Bisha Condo by Lifetime and Ink with Wallman Architects and Munge Leung.
November 22, 2010 1:27 pm | by Craig White | Comments
‘Luxury with edge’ is the vision for Bisha Hotel & Residences, as conceived by Sam Herzog and Mel Pearl of Lifetime Developments and Charles Khabouth of Ink Entertainment, and ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For November 22, 2010

November 22, 2010 1:01 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Worst intersections: Marlee Avenue and Lawrence Square (Globe and Mail) Give David Miller his due (Globe and Mail) Ford team taking shape high in city hall (Toronto Star) Original ... read more

Talon International's Trump Tower Toronto Hotel And Condo At Night.

Trump Tower Toronto by Talon Developments and Zeidler Architects.
November 22, 2010 10:58 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Join us in praising Urban Toronto forum member androiduk for this excellent photo of Trump Tower Toronto at night. It this context it fits quite nicely with its neighbours. Trump Tower at ... read more

Pemberton Group's Uptown Residences Condos Nearing Completion

Uptown Condos by Pemberton Group and Burka Architects.
November 22, 2010 10:47 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Uptown Residences condos are nearing completion as this photo shows. The Art Deco inspired building is something rare in a city where all-glass towers rule the day. There's been plenty of ... read more

A Close-Up View of the First Canadian Place Re-cladding

Brookfield's First Canadian Place, rejuvenation by Moed de Armas & Shannon.
November 20, 2010 3:12 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member harleyjuice, who works on the recladding of First Canadian Place, and has recently published photos from his spectacular perch in the sky: photos that show both the drama of ... read more

Pemberton Breaks Ground At Miracle in Mississauga Condos In Erin Mills

Miracle in Mississauga by Pemberton Group and Burka Architects
November 19, 2010 10:27 am | by Craig White | Comments
One of the Pemberton Group's communities that has pretty much escaped UrbanToronto's attention is Papillon Place along the south side of Eglinton west of Erin Mills Parkway in Mississauga. Three ... read more

Limelight Condominiums By Daniels Begins To Rise

Limelight Condos in Mississauga by Daniels and Kirkor Architects
November 19, 2010 10:18 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Here we get an update on construction progress at Daniels' new Limelight Condominiums. Located in Mississauga City Centre, this Kirkor Architects designed building will feature two towers, ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Pouring Concrete At Canderel Stoneridge's Aura Condos

Aura Condos in Toronto by Canderel Stoneridge and Graziani + Corazza Architects
November 18, 2010 11:13 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
We at Urban Toronto have lots of things that we like to do. One of our favourites is to watch concrete being poured. Seriously. Its like a fetish for us. We can literally stand for hours as they ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 18, 2010

November 17, 2010 11:11 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Dufferin to jog no more (National Post) Eliminating the Dufferin Jog: ‘Gravy’ – or good planning? (Globe and Mail) Artist maps Toronto using words (Toronto Star) Hume: Rob Ford: Hands off or ... read more

Bellefair Kew Beach Residences By Reserve Properties On The Way

Bellefair Kew Beach Residences by Reserve Properties and RAW Design
November 17, 2010 12:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Reserve Properties, profiled yesterday for their Ossington Avenue project Motif, are also making their Toronto presence felt at 2000 Queen Street East in The Beach with Bellefair Kew Beach ... read more

Minto Applies for 26 Storeys at 94 Cumberland Street

94 Cumberland condos Toronto by Minto
November 17, 2010 12:44 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Ottawa based developer Minto, who has built a number of rental and condominium projects in Toronto since arriving here in 1986 and is currently selling 775 King West, Spring, and The St. Thomas, ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Lifetime And Menkes' Four Seasons Hotel And Condo As Seen From 8 Park Road

Four Seasons Hotel and Condo in Toronto by Menkes and architectsAlliance
November 16, 2010 11:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The new Four Seasons Hotel and Condo continues its rise to the top. The two tower project is comprised of 52 and 25 storey buildings. Developed by Menkes in tandem with Lifetime Developments, the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 16, 2010

November 16, 2010 12:52 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Urban Scrawl: How Ford can get TTC back on track (National Post) How to build a rail link to Pearson (National Post) Metrolinx defends decision to buy diesel trains for rail link to Pearson (Globe ... read more

Cladding Makes Its First Appearance On Westbank's Shangri-La Hotel And Condo

Shangri-La in Toronto by Westbank Developments, Hariri Pontarini Architects
November 16, 2010 12:40 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
A milestone was reached yesterday at the new Shangri-La hotel and condo Toronto. The first piece of glass cladding has been installed. While it is too early to judge how good the glass will look ... read more