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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 12, 2010

July 12, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
City Council Endorses Lower Don Lands Plans, New Kingwest magazine beautifully illustrates why people don’t like King West, Neighbourhood uproar over second exits for subways + more news. read more

Quick Pic: Ritz-Carlton Gets New Cladding While First Canadian Gets Replacement Cladding

First Canadian Place and The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton Toronto
July 10, 2010 10:53 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The new The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto is closing in on completion. The final sections of cladding are being added to the Graywood/Cadillac Fairview developed building. The 53 storey ... read more

7 City Centre Condos By Royal Lane Developments Coming To Vaughan City Centre

7 City Centre Condos at Vaughan Metro Centre by Royal Lane Homes and Kirkor Arch
July 7, 2010 12:57 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
7 City Centre condos is coming to Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (formerly Vaughan City Centre). Developed by Royal Lane Homes Developments, this Kirkor Architects designed ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For July 7, 2010

July 7, 2010 12:07 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
‘Grand civic avenue’ seen for Front St. (National Post) Highway tolls, new taxes could help alleviate gridlock: report (National Post) Massive Lawrence Heights redevelopment gets council ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Looking Down On The Western End Of Harbourfront

Toronto's west harbourfront showing the Music Garden and docks
July 7, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Looking down on the western end of Harbourfront. Who says we don't have an attractive waterfront? Image by ultran00b read more

Pemberton Group's Bohemian Embassy Looms Over West Queen West

Pemberton Group's Bohemian Embassy Condos Toronto
July 6, 2010 11:15 am | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member Current snapped these two photos recently of Pemberton's new Bohemian Embassy project on Queen Street West. The photos show, maybe not unsurprisingly, that ... read more

Final Phases Rising at Village Gate West by Concert Properties

Village Gate West by Concert Properties and Page+Steele/IBI Group
July 6, 2010 10:38 am | by Craig White | Comments
Village Gate West, a rental and seniors community by Concert Properties on the east side of the Six Points, on Bloor Street east of Kipling in Etobicoke, is seeing its final ... read more

Quick Pic: Queen & Portland Lofts & Condos By Tribute/RioCan Rising

Queen & Portland Lofts and Condos by Tribute, RioCan and Turner Fleischer
July 6, 2010 1:23 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Queen & Portland Lofts & Condos by Tribute/RioCan starts to rise. Designed by Turner Fleischer, this 9 storey building will contain retail on the first two floors with ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Toronto Aerial From The East End

Aerial photo of Toronto and Lower Don Lands
July 6, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Toronto aerial from the east end. The photo shows just how big the West Don Lands redevelopment area really is. More on the West Don Lands here. Image by Ontario Realty Corporation read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For July 6, 2010

July 6, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Toronto power outage leaves royals in the dark (Globe and Mail) Backlog puts heritage at risk (Toronto Star) A call for tolls (Toronto Sun) Nostalgia Tripping: Toronto's ... read more

Up Close And Personal With Fernbrook & Cityzen's Absolute World

Absolute World in Mississauga by Cityzen, Fernbrooke and MAD Architects
July 5, 2010 3:27 pm | by Craig White | Comments
This week UrbanToronto visits Cityzen & Fernbrook's remarkable Absolute World towers construction site in Mississauga. The design by Yansong Ma of MAD was ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Russell Motor Car Company

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Russell Motor Car Company in 1917
July 5, 2010 12:16 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 ... read more

Photo Of The Day: The View From Tridel's Republic Of Yonge And Eglinton Condo

Republic of Yonge and Eglinton developed by Tridel designed by Burka Architects
July 5, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The view from Tridel's newly completed Republic Of Yonge And Eglinton condo. The 24 and 27 storey buildings were designed by Burka Architects. Great location and certainly a ... read more

Excavation Continues For The New George Brown College Waterfront Campus

George Brown College's Health Sciences Campus is designed by KPMB/Stantec
July 4, 2010 3:35 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The new George Brown College Waterfront Campus location on the East Bayfront is quickly coming along. The KPMB/Stantec designed project will be located at 51 Dockside Drive. The new ... read more

Photo Of The Day: God Save The Queen

The Queen at St. James Cathedral, photo by Ed007Toronto
July 4, 2010 10:57 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
God Save The Queen We Mean It, Man We Love Our Queen God Saves Image by Edward Skira read more

Fram & Slokker's The Shipyards Opens Up The Waterfront In Collingwood

The Shipyards in Collingwood Harbour by Fram Building and Slokker Real Estate
July 2, 2010 4:32 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Fram Building Group and Slokker Real Estate Group are building a pedestrian friendly village on the shores of Collingwood's Harbour. The Shipyards, a forty acre site that ... read more

Topping Off June 2010: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Trump Tower in Toronto by Talon Developments and Zeidler Architects
July 2, 2010 11:55 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Top Ten Topics On Urban Toronto For the Month of June, 2010. 10. Absolute World (MCC, Fernbrook/Cityzen, 56 + 50s, MAD (Yansong Ma)) 9. Bloor Street Revitalization (Bloor-Yorkville BIA/City of ... read more

Collingwood Reviving Both Its Waterfront And Downtown

Collingwood's Hurontario Street is getting a facelift
July 2, 2010 10:33 am | by Craig White | Comments
Along with Collingwood's waterfront area getting a makeover with The Shipyards, the town's main street, the north end of Hurontario Street, is also seeing a $7 million facelift come to fruition ... read more

Waterfront: East Bayfront - Sherbourne Common & Sugar Beach Updated

Sugar Beach and the Corus Building part of the East Bayfront Revitalization
July 1, 2010 11:22 am | by Craig White | Comments
Waterfront Toronto's latest lakeside makeover is getting an early soft opening today in advance of its official opening on August 9th. Canada's Sugar Beach, and some of the promenade south ... read more

Fram & Slokker Hold Opening Ceremony For Collingwood's The Shipyards Condos

The Shipyards in Collingwood Harbour by Fram Building and Slokker Real Estate
July 1, 2010 10:54 am | by Craig White | Comments
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