Templar Hotel Inches Toward Opening

Templar Hotel in Toronto by Del Terrelonge and RHED
September 21, 2010 3:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Will it or won't it? Possibly Toronto's longest gestating current development, the Templar Hotel on Adelaide Street West by Peter Street, is finally promised to open sometime this fall. The ... read more

Photo Of The Day: South Beach Condos By Amexon Set To Offer Some Spectacular Views

South Beach Condos in Etobicoke by Amexon Development and Arsenault Architects
September 21, 2010 3:26 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
South Beach condos continue to reach for the sky. The two 27 storey towers, which are located at 88 Park Lawn Road in south Etobicoke, are being developed by Amexon Development Group. The ... read more

Quick Pic: The Yorkville Residences Condo By Lifetime Developments Is Getting A Sales Centre

The Yorkville in Toronto by Lifetime Developments and Wallman Architects
September 21, 2010 3:23 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Another condo is coming to the Yorkville area. The Yorkville Residences, to be located at Davenport and McMurrich, is the product of Lifetime Developments. The 31 storey condo is being designed by ... read more

Ancillary Buildings at Canada Malting Silos Coming Down

Canadian Malting Silos in Toronto
September 20, 2010 12:38 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member achender captured these images of demolition that is now underway on the ancillary buildings at the Canada Malting site at the west end of Toronto's Harbour. The former grain ... read more

Tribute's Communities' New Residences At The RCMI Condo Starts With A Tear Down

RCMI Condos in Toronto by Tribute Communites and Zeidlier Architects
September 20, 2010 12:35 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work begins on the new Residences at the RCMI condo which will be located at 426 University Avenue. The front facade of the former The Royal Canadian Military Institute building, as shown by ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Castlepoint, Cityzen and Fernbrook's L Tower Is Going To Make A Major Impact On Yonge Street As Seen From The Lake

The L Tower Toronto by Cityzen, Ferbrook and Castlepoint, and Daniel Libeskind
September 20, 2010 12:31 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The view looking up Yonge Street as seen from Toronto Harbour. The crane is for the new L Tower that is rising behind behind the Sony Centre. The 57 storey condo is being developed by the trio of ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For September 20, 2010

September 20, 2010 2:42 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Peter Kuitenbrouwer: union launches campaign to keep TTC in public hands (National Post) Ford says Toronto residents should be proud of his lead in mayoral polls (Globe and Mail) read more

Cladding Nearing Completion on M5V Life

M5V Condominiums in Toronto by Lifetime Developments and Core, Teeple
September 19, 2010 12:23 pm | by Editor | Comments
M5V, by TAS Design Build and Lifetime Developments, is now topping out on King Street West in Toronto's Entertainment District. The 34-storey condominium tower is designed by Core Architects, and ... read more

Sarah Thomson's Subway Expansion Platform

Sarah Thompson 2010 mayoral campaign subway map
September 17, 2010 5:55 pm | by Editor | Comments
Sarah Thomson is running for Mayor and yesterday she announced her transportation platform. Subway advocates are going to love her and driving advocates are going to curse her. Thomson's plan ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 17, 2010

September 17, 2010 12:25 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Peter Kuitenbrouwer: the clear-cutting of Nathan Phillips Square (National Post) Relocation gives Peace Garden a new chance (Globe and Mail) The campaign's biggest loser so far? Toronto itself ... read more

Hullmark and Tridel's Hullmark Centre Underway In North York City Centre

Hullmark Centre in North York City Centre by Tridel and Kirkor Architects
September 17, 2010 12:03 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Tridel and Hullmark's huge Hullmark Centre project at the southeast corner of Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue is underway with the demolition of the plaza on the site. The plaza, which had a ... read more

Brandy Lane Homes Announces The Station Condos On Wilson

Station Condominiums in Toronto by Brandy Lane Homes and SMV Architects
September 17, 2010 12:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Brandy Lane Homes, who built the Loggia project on the Queensway west of Islington in Etobicoke, are now launching a similar project on Wilson Avenue. The Station Condos is a modernist, two-tower ... read more

Photo Of The Day: A View Of The Growing Cluster Of Tall Towers At Yonge And Bloor

Uptown Residences in Toronto by Pemberton Group
September 17, 2010 11:53 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The cluster of tall buildings continues to grow at Yonge and Bloor. From left to right we see Casa Condos by Cresford Developments, BSN, also by Cresford, CrystalBlu by Bazis International ... read more

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

September 16, 2010 11:48 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 11:45 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 11:35 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 16, 2010 12:00 am | 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 12:53 pm | 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 11:22 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 11:10 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