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Remembering The Big Pour At The New Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences

Four Seasons Residences, Toronto, Menkes, architectsAlliance and Page + Steele
April 19, 2010 1:10 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Remember the massive pour at the new Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences last year? Well we have obtained insider photos that documented the event. From the street everything looks ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 19, 2010

April 19, 2010 12:45 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Wind turbine plan blows in controversy (Toronto Sun) Queen's Quay revamp gets go-ahead (National Post) Wind farm opponents blocked again (Toronto Star) Queens Quay ready for its makeover (Toronto ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from The Internet for April 18, 2010

April 18, 2010 10:30 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Demolition crews rip into building (Toronto Sun)Fight begins to save Transit City (National Post)Toronto's great transit con (National Post) West-end bridges to be expanded for Pearson rail ... read more

First Two Phases of West Harbour City Nearing Completion

West Harbour City, Plazacorp, Construction, Toronto
April 16, 2010 2:11 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work is nearing to a close for the first two phases of West Harbour City. Located on Fleet Street, where the old Molson factory was once located, WHC is comprised of two towers rising 36 and ... read more

Quick Pic: Glass is up on 18 York Street / Southcore Financial Centre

Southcore Financial Centre & Delta Toronto by GWL Realty Advisors & bcIMC
April 16, 2010 12:55 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Glass is up at 18 York / Southcore Financial Centre. Looks pretty good to me.  Image by Mongo62aa read more

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

First Canadian Place Toronto Renovation by Brookfield Properties
April 16, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work proceeds on the re-cladding of First Canadian Place. Built in the 1970's, First Canadian Place has long been Canada's tallest building. Designed by Edward Durell Stone, the building ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Dramatic Elevator Banks at Bay Adelaide Centre

Photo Of The Day: Bay Adelaide Centre by Brookfield Properties Toronto
April 16, 2010 12:15 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Photo Of The Day: Dramatic Elevator Banks at BAC. While we feel the Bay Adelaide Centre cladding was a missed opportunity we do quite like the lobby.  Image by androiduk read more

Photo Of The Day: Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University

Photo Of The Day: Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University
April 15, 2010 4:06 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Another recent addition to the Yonge and Dundas area that didn't get much love from Urban Toronto members when it first was built. But this shot of the Rogers School of Management at Ryerson ... read more

MuseumHouse Condos By The Yorkville Group Profiled

MuseumHouse condo in Toronto by Page + Steele and Yorkville Group
April 14, 2010 2:42 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's feature project is MuseumHouse, a new 19 storey luxury condo rising at 204 Bloor West, which sits directly across from the ROM (hence the name). This project contains just 24 units ... read more

Maple Leaf Square Construction Photos

The Residences of Maple Leaf Square, Toronto by Lanterra and Cadillac Fairview
April 14, 2010 11:26 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Maple Leaf Square under-construction. 54 and 50 storey condo towers developed by Lanterra Developments and Cadillac Fairview. Some pics from last night:  Mall at The Residences of Maple Leaf ... read more

Quick Pic: Bell Lightbox Preparing To Debut For This Year's TIFF

TIFF Bell Lightbox and Festival Tower condo Toronto by the Daniels Corporation
April 14, 2010 12:50 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Finishing touches are being placed on the base of tiff Bell Lightbox, the new home of the Toronto International Film Festival. So should we be expecting a Razzie or an Oscar come later this year. ... read more

Daily News Headlines For April 14, 2010

April 14, 2010 12:26 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Mayoral candidates' thoughts on bike lanes (Toronto Sun) 'Bike vs. car’: Not a black and white issue (Toronto Star) Toronto to try segregated bikes lanes (Globe and Mail) Canada ... read more

Forum Member Polystyrene Photographs From The North Tower at Maple Leaf Square

Maple Leaf Square, Toronto,
April 13, 2010 3:53 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Surveying The Surroundings From The North Tower at Maple Leaf Square Here are some recent shots from the soon to be completed Maple Leaf Square by forum member Polystyrene. Quite the stunning ... read more

Mystery Revealed: Phases 3 + 4 of Waterlink At Pier 27 Condos

Waterlink at Pier 27 Condos, Toronto, by Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes
April 13, 2010 1:06 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Site Plan approval and Rezoning applied for: 25 QUEENS QUAY E Site Plan Approval Application for application for 3 new mixed use building containing retail at grade / residentail above and ... read more

Lumiere Condos By Menkes and Lifetime Developments Updated

Lumiere Condominiums Toronto by Menkes and Lifetime Developments
April 13, 2010 12:08 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
A photo update on the construction of the Lumiere Condo. Developed by Menkes and designed by aA, it is located on Bay Street just south of College. Set to rise 30 storeys, it is close to topping ... read more

Photo Of The Day: 1 King West

1 King West condo hotel Toronto by Harry Stinson
April 12, 2010 12:07 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Former Toronto developer Harry Stinson's 1 King West actually looks pretty good in this picture. But then the problem with this building has always been the east and west facades. This shot shows ... read more

How Does Vancouver's Shangri-La Compare to Toronto's?

Shangri-la, Vancouver, Toronto,
April 10, 2010 2:43 pm | by Editor | Comments
Forum member AlvinofDiaspar created an interesting image for you all to oggle over today. The image compares Toronto and Vancouver's tallest buildings, ranking them based on height. Vancouver's ... read more

Quick Pic: Burano Hits The Street

Burano Condominiums Toronto by Lanterra Developments
April 10, 2010 12:31 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Burano, designed by Architects Alliance and developed by Lanterra Developments finally hits the street. This 48 storey condo will complement its sister, Murano condos, across the street ... read more

Photo Of The Day: TD Centre Revitalization

Photo Of The Day: TD Centre Revitalization
April 9, 2010 2:51 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Had to step out of the Duke of Devon last night to take a call, found a quiet little nook to take it in. I looked up and found that it made for a pretty good photo.  Image By g2fl read more

Quick Pic: New Sick Kids Test Cladding

Sick Kids Hospital, 77 Elm Street, Toronto, cladding
April 9, 2010 9:08 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
While we do think the cladding is attractive we do wonder if they couldn't come up with something that screams something other than institutional. What do you think? Another angle... read more