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News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 20, 2010

August 20, 2010 12:52 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Waterfront Toronto unveils ambitious new downtown neighbourhood (National Post) Details of Toronto’s newest waterfront neighbourhood announced (Globe and Mail) Plans revealed for new ... read more

Quick Pic: Maple Leaf Square Complex Adding Some Interesting New Lighting

Maple Leaf Square by Cadillac Fairview and Lanterra with KPMB and Page + Steele.
August 19, 2010 2:30 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Construction on Maple Leaf Square is quickly coming to completion. Final touches are being added including new lighting. Forum member androiduk reports: Approximately 8000 lights are ... read more

Check Out Bisha Hotel and Residences Condos By Lifetime Developments And Charles Khabouth

Bisha Hotel and Residences by Lifetime, Wallman Architects and INK Entertainment
August 19, 2010 12:47 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Charles Khabouth has for years been creating some of clubland's most storied hotspots. His ventures include Ultra, Koolhaus, The Guvernment, Dragonfly and This is London. In conjunction with ... read more

Demolition Quickly Clearing The Site For Great Gulf Homes & Lifetime Developments' X2 Condos

X2 Condos by Lifetime Developments and Great Gulf Homes
August 19, 2010 12:19 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Two days ago, Urban Toronto gave you a look at X2 Condominium's ultimate and eventual reality. Today, we bring you back to the present; the rapidly changing present. Lions ... read more

Maple Leaf Square Complex Adding Some Interesting New Lighting

Lighting system being assembled at Maple Leaf Square. Photo by androiduk.
August 19, 2010 10:54 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Construction on Maple Leaf Square is quickly coming to completion. Final touches are being added including new lighting. Forum member androiduk reports: "Approximately 8000 lights are ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Trump Hotel And Condominium Starts To Make An Impact From Riverdale Park

Trump Tower in Toronto by Talon Developments and Zeidler Architects
August 19, 2010 12:34 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Trump Toronto starts to make an impact on the skyline as seen in this photo taken from Riverdale Park. The 60 storey hotel/condo will be the second tallest building in the city when ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 19, 2010

August 19, 2010 12:07 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Toronto’s bike lanes need to be connected (National Post) Ontario Place seeks new vision (Globe and Mail) Bloor shopping strip upgrade now expected by October (Globe and Mail) Too ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Great Gulf's X The Condo Just Keeps Getting Sexier

X the Condominium Toronto by Great Gulf Homes and architectsAlliance
August 18, 2010 3:04 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
X The Condominium just keeps getting sexier. Outside of the botched mechanical floor on the roof we can't say anything but great things about this Great Gulf Homes developed project. The ... read more

Five St. Joseph Condos By Graywood And Mod Developments Launches

Five Condos on St. Joseph Street by Mod/Graywood with Hariri Pontarini.
August 18, 2010 2:58 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Five Condos, a joint venture of Mod Developments Inc. and Graywood Developments Ltd., made quite the splash when it debuted on UrbanToronto early this summer. The project beautifully melds the ... read more

Dufferin Jog Now Beset By A Bump In The Road

Dufferin Jog and Queen Street Bridge.
August 18, 2010 2:46 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Traffic on Dufferin Street in Toronto's west end has never had an easy time of making the trip between Bloor Street and Exhibition Place. Vehicles, including TTC Buses, have long been rerouted via ... read more

Pinnacle Grand Park Condos By Pinnacle International Coming To Mississauga

Pinnacle Grand Park Condos, by Pinnacle International, Toronto
August 15, 2010 10:16 am | by Craig White | Comments
Mississauga's high-rise core has been developing rapidly around Square One with such recent construction projects as Cityzen and Fernbrook's Absolute World, Daniels' Chicago, Tridel's Ultra ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Etobicoke City Centre Skyline Today and Five Years Ago

Photo Of The Day: Etobicoke City Centre Skyline Today and Five Years Ago
August 15, 2010 4:31 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
A then and now shot of Etobicoke City Centre skyline today and what it looked like in 2005. Slowly it changes and grows.  2005, Image by EVCco read more

Suburban Skylines Across the GTA

Don Valley Village, Toronto
August 14, 2010 3:11 pm | by Editor | Comments
While you've no doubt seen countless images of downtown Toronto's skyline, chances are you haven't seen much of the suburban centres that dot our urban landscape. UrbanToronto's "Toronto Skylines" ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 14, 2010

August 14, 2010 5:21 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Bailão slams Giambrone over Dufferin Jog, Hume: Tim does its bit on the Danforth, City Council Plans Improved Control Over TTC Budgets + more news. read more

Great Views for the condos at Daniels' Festival Tower

Festival Tower, Daniels with KPMB Architects and Kirkor Architects, Toronto
August 13, 2010 10:51 am | by Doug Convoy | Comments
For our fifth and final instalment on Daniels' flagship Festival Tower, Urban Toronto shares with you the stunning views from the building over the whole city and of the building from street-level ... read more

Bisha Hotel And Residences By Lifetime Developments And Ink Entertainment Launches

Bisha Hotel & Residences, by Lifetime Developments & Ink Entertainment, Toronto
August 13, 2010 10:32 am | by Craig White | Comments
Quite the party was held on August 12th at the opulent new Blue Jays Way sales office to mark the launch of the 41-storey Bisha Hotel and Residences. Bisha is the childhood nickname of clubland ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 13, 2010

August 13, 2010 4:45 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Zoning bylaw lands on city councillors (National Post) Old faces bring new life to Brick Works (National Post) Post gets action: City rejects new floors on downtown condo (National ... read more

Quick Pic: A Look At Crystal Blue, A Condo By Bazis International

Crystal Blu Condos Toronto by Bazis Inc and Burka Varacalli Architects
August 13, 2010 4:26 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
A close-up of developer Bazis International's first condo in Toronto. Rising 36 storeys, CrystalBlu is located on Balmuto Street just southwest of Yonge and Bloor. The building was designed by ... read more

Photo Of The Day: New KPMG Sign On Bay Adelaide Centre Lit Up At Night

KPMG sign on Brookfield Properties' Bay Adelaide Centre in Toronto
August 13, 2010 12:07 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The new KPMG sign is now up on the north side of the Bay Adelaide Centre. Signage will soon be up on the other three sides as well. Here it is fully lit up at night. Urban Toronto says two thumbs ... read more

Cordish's Massive Woodbine Live! Project Ramping Up

Woodbine Race Track in Etobicoke by Cordish Companies and Woodbine Entertainment
August 12, 2010 11:25 am | by Craig White | Comments
Family-owned American developer The Cordish Companies is teaming up with the Woodbine Entertainment Group to transform the undeveloped land around the Woodbine Race Track in northern Etobicoke ... read more