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tomms Stumps Us Again With This Shot Of The Northeast Core From High In The Sky

This is a photo of the downtwon core of Toronto
May 4, 2011 10:42 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Urban Toronto forum member tomms is known for his breath-taking shots from tops of various tall buildings in the city. And every once in a while he stumps us with the location of the shot, a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 4, 2011

May 4, 2011 8:47 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
With Tory majority, Ford anticipates ‘a direct line to Ottawa’, Ford strikes panel to nominate TCHC citizen board, Hume: Note to city’s new Tories: Please give Harper a tour ... read more

Heritage Toronto Announces 2011 Spring Program of Free Walking Tours

This is the logo for Heritage Toronto, organizer of the Heritage Walks
May 3, 2011 9:52 am | by Editor | Comments
In 2011, Heritage Toronto begins its 17th year of free historic walking tours all across the city. Held most weekends throughout April to October, Heritage Toronto Walks are a great way for ... read more

Empire Oversees New O2 Maisonettes Condo Project Near Jarvis and Shuter

This is a rendering of the exterior of Owners Stal/Identity's O2 Maisonettes
May 3, 2011 8:52 am | by Craig White | Comments
A new project, O2 Maisonettes, has been announced for the corner of Shuter and George Streets, just east of Jarvis, in Toronto's transforming east side. Owners Stal Inc. and Identity Developments ... read more

Bixi: Bike sharing is back in Toronto

This photo shows a row of Bixi bikeShare bicycles on a Paris street
May 3, 2011 8:42 am | by Adam Hawkins | Comments
Bike sharing is back, but what’s different this time? Text by Adam Hawkins Cycling in Toronto is taking a big leap forward today as the launch of Bixi Toronto brings the bike sharing revolution ... read more

George Brown College's New Waterfront Health Sciences Complex Starts To Rise

This photo shows early construction of the waterfront George Brown College
May 3, 2011 8:33 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The eastern waterfront continues to improve tremendously with the rise of the new George Brown College's Health Sciences Complex. Today's update, taken by Urban Toronto forum member Jasonzed from ... read more

Photo Of The Day: A Skyline Develops In Toronto's Humber Bay

Photo Of The Day: A Skyline Develops In Toronto's Humber Bay
May 3, 2011 8:23 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
A new skyline is taking shape in Humber Bay as seen in this photo by Urban Toronto forum member JLankford. Taken from the east side of Grenadier Pond, it shows condos on the rise. Image by JLankford read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 3, 2011

May 3, 2011 8:10 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
LORINC: following Ford’s campaign money trail, Rob Ford could become a champion of cycling, City Hall Diary: Urban votes should count for more ... read more

Menkes' Savvy Condominiums Rising in North York City Centre

Savvy Condo Toronto by Menkes
May 2, 2011 3:01 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Construction is underway at Savvy, the latest phase at Menkes' Cosmo community in North York City Centre, southeast of Sheppard Avenue and Yonge Street Designed by Rafael + Bigauskas Architects, ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: The Old Mill

This photo depicts the ruins of the flour mill at Toronto's Old Mill in 1899.
May 2, 2011 2:43 pm | by Editor | 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

BILD Awards 2011 - And The Winners Are...

This a rendering of the 2011 BILD Award-winning Five St. Joseph Condo.
May 2, 2011 2:34 pm | by Editor | Comments
The 31st annual BILD Awards were held this past Friday April 29, 2011 and the results are in. Presented by the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD), the awards are meant to ... read more

Rendering Released For Lamb Development Corp's New Brant Park Condos

An early rendering of the 11-storey Brant Park Condo developed by Lamb Dev Corp
May 2, 2011 2:28 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
An early rendering for the new Brant Park Condos has been released and we've got our hands on it. Located at 438 Adelaide St West (northeast corner of Adelaide and Brant), early information states ... read more

Federal Election Day 2011 - Get Out And Vote

The four English-language parties campaign signs transformed into a Canadian Fla
May 2, 2011 2:20 pm | by Editor | Comments
Today is Federal Election Day 2011 and Urban Toronto urges you to vote. Today's Photo Of The Day, taken by forum member nicetommy, shows you some of your options. image by nicetommy With yesterday ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 2, 2011

May 2, 2011 1:10 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Ford endorses Harper because of implied support for Sheppard subway, Ford’s sale of city’s waterfront real estate begins, Rob Ford campaign finances face possible audit ... read more

Camrost Felcorp's Imperial Plaza Condos Set To Rule Over Midtown Toronto

Imperial Plaza Condos Toronto By Camrost Felcorp
April 29, 2011 12:58 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Imperial Plaza is a spectacular international style tower on St. Clair Avenue West, once built to house Imperial Oil's headquarters, and which is now being converted into condominium residences by ... read more

Bremner Transformer Station To Modernize Toronto's Downtown Electrical System

An aeriel view of the new Bremner Station project and The Rogers Centre
April 29, 2011 11:49 am | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
Lights On Toronto! We’re getting a new subterranean transformer station. The current Windsor transformer station at the corner of Wellington and John Streets is rapidly becoming obsolete and in ... read more

Lanterra Developments and Cadillac Fairview's Ïce Condos Construction Progress Updated

Lanterra Developments and Cadillac Fairview's Ïce Condos
April 29, 2011 11:12 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Construction at Ïce Condos starts to pick up the pace as this photo by Urban Toronto forum member Red Mars shows. Photo by Red Mars Located at the southwest corner of York and Bremner, Ïce ... read more

Landscaping Comes To The Rescue Of The John Lyle Studio Facade At Lanterra's One Bedford Condos?

One Bedford Condo from Bloor and Bedford, image by Craig White
April 29, 2011 10:54 am | by Craig White | Comments
A major controversy within the Urban Toronto community in recent years was the demolition of the John Lyle Studio for the One Bedford condos. Due to its heritage status one wall was saved to be ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 29, 2011

April 29, 2011 8:50 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Metrolinx gives summer timeline for Eglinton line construction, They dig, then they dig again, then..., Decision to nix the Fort York Bridge will prove costly ... read more

Monarch's Legacy Condos at Heron's Hill Now Occupying

A Rendering of the Legacy, the first phase of the Monarch Group's Heron's Hill.
April 28, 2011 10:35 am | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto recently took a tour of Legacy, the first phase at the Monarch Group's Heron's Hill project on Sheppard east of the Don Valley Parkway. Legacy, designed by Graziani + Corazza ... read more