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

September 16, 2010 10:48 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Peter Kuitenbrouwer: The fight that saved the lakeshore silos (National Post) Toronto ‘too little’ and ‘too big (Toronto Star) Hume: Is Hamilton ready for Frank Gehry? (Toronto Star) Demolition ... read more

Loblaw & Ryerson's Maple Leaf Gardens Makeover At Mid-Project

Maple Leaf Gardens Loblaws and Ryerson in Toronto
September 16, 2010 10:45 am | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto members androiduk and dt_toronto_geek have been photographing Maple Leaf Gardens' makeover into a Loblaw and a Ryerson rink and athletic facility over the last month, both outside, ... read more

Menkes Developed Lumiere Condo Closing In On Completion

Lumiere Condos in Toronto by Menkes Development and Wallman Architects
September 16, 2010 10:35 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Here we see the Menkes developed Lumiere condo as it nears completion. Located on Bay Street just south of College, the 32 storey building was designed by Wallman Architects. We do like the design ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Toronto's Increasingly Colourful Night Time Skyline

Photo Of The Day: Toronto's Increasingly Colourful Night Time Skyline
September 15, 2010 11:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Toronto skyline is quickly becoming colourful at night. The most recent addition is the KPMG blue glow atop the recently completed Bay Adelaide Centre. The more colour the better in our ... read more

The 2010 Heritage Toronto Awards Nominees And Ceremony

Heritage Toronto Logo
September 15, 2010 11:53 am | by Craig White | Comments
Heritage Toronto are pleased to announce the nominees for the 36th Annual Heritage Toronto Awards. The Awards celebrate outstanding contributions by individuals and community organizations, as ... read more

tiff. | Bell Lightbox Eateries Finish Off The Show

TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto O&B Canteen by KPMB Architects
September 15, 2010 10:22 am | by Craig White | Comments
Urban Toronto’s extensive coverage of TIFF Bell Lightbox winds down at the BlackBerry Lounge and LUMA restaurant by Oliver & Bonacini on the second floor and O & B Canteen at ... read more

Urban Capital's Boutique Condos Attracting Eyeballs

Boutique in Toronto by Urban Capital, Malibu and Alit with ZAS Architects
September 15, 2010 10:10 am | by Craig White | Comments
Now that the exterior of the second phase 35-storey tower at Boutique Condos is all but finished, eyeballs are turning towards its staggered balconies, pronounced shadows, and sky-reflecting ... read more

Great Gulf Homes and Lifetime's New X2 Condo Get's Underway

X2 Condos in Toronto by Great Gulf Homes, Lifetime Development and Wallman
September 15, 2010 10:03 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Construction begins on the new X2 condo to be located at 101 Charles Street East. The Great Gulf Homes and Lifetime Developments project is being designed by Wallman Architects. The followup to X ... read more

TIFF Bell Lightbox: Urban Toronto's Exploration Continued

TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto
September 14, 2010 1:19 pm | by Doug Convoy | Comments
Urban Toronto’s exploration of TIFF Bell Lightbox continues inside the extensive facility, going up, down, and around the different levels, into spaces large and small. KPMB Architect's deft ... read more

Quick Pic: Discovery Condos Rising At Concord Park Place In North York

Discovery 1 & 2 at Concord Park Place in Toronto by Concord Adex, Quadrangle Arc
September 14, 2010 10:57 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Concord Adex, famous for developing the massive Concord CityPlace development downtown, has a second major project underway in the city. This one is called Concord Park Place and it is being ... read more

Quick Pic: Excavation Begins On Cityzen and Fernbrook's Waterlink At Pier 27

Waterlink at Pier 27 Condominiums Toronto by Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes
September 14, 2010 1:38 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Excavation work has begun on Waterlink at Pier 27. The four condo buildings, each 14 storeys tall, are being developed by Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes. Located right on the waterfront at 25 Queen's ... read more

Photo Of The Day: More Of The First Canadian Place Re-Cladding

Photo Of The Day: More Of The First Canadian Place Re-Cladding
September 13, 2010 11:08 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
This great downtown skyline shot gives us another excuse to cover the First Canadian Placere-cladding as a follow-up to yesterday's coverage. The more we think about it covering this project is ... read more

TIFF Bell Lightbox: Urban Toronto's Exploration Continued

TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto
September 13, 2010 1:39 pm | by Craig White | Comments
On Sunday, TIFF Bell Lightbox took centre-stage as thousands of film buffs, members of the press, TIFF organizers, politicos, assorted luminaries, and ordinary Torontonians descended on King ... read more

Quick Pic(s): First Canadian Place Re-Cladding Slowly Being Revealed

First Canadian Place Recladding by Shannon and B+H Architects in Toronto
September 13, 2010 12:31 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work proceeds on the re-cladding of First Canadian Place. For the first time we can see the glass clearly and we like what we see. We especially like the the dark corner panels. Work on the ... read more

Photo Of The Day: The Brick Man Rounds Out Aspen Ridge's Vu Condo

Vu Condo in Toronto by Aspen Ridge and Hariri Pontarini
September 13, 2010 12:26 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Aspen Ridge's recently completed Vu Condo adds the Brick Man as a public art component. A neat idea that's marred by the poll, hydro lines and streetlights. The 24 storey building, which is ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 13, 2010

September 12, 2010 11:01 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Toronto Board of Trade rips mayoral candidates for lack of ideas, What recession? Businesses snap up Toronto office space, Rossi pledges to tunnel Allen under downtown if elected + more news. read more

Photo Of The Day: Four Seasons Hotel & Condo As Seen From U of T

Four Seasons Hotel and Condominiums, Toronto
September 10, 2010 11:14 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The new Four Seasons hotel and condo continues to rise as this photo taken from U of T shows. The 55 and 25 storey two tower project is going to greatly impact Yorkville and the surrounding ... read more

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

September 10, 2010 12:23 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Moving Toronto: Where the candidates stand (Globe and Mail) Closing Toronto to newcomers would lead to economic collapse (Globe and Mail) read more

tiff. | Bell Lightbox Brings Life To King Street

Festival Tower TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto by Daniels and KPMB Architects
September 10, 2010 12:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
For our second instalment on TIFF Bell Lightbox, Urban Toronto does a swing of the exterior of the KPMB-designed building. We'll start at street level on King, go up to the roof, come back down ... read more