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Photo Of The Day: The Rare Metro Toronto Police Ford Pinto

Photo Of The Day by Urban Toronto member colbyb
February 5, 2010 12:13 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
We couldn't resist a second Photo Of The Day today when we saw this post. A shot from back in the 1970's from Yonge and Albert featuring a Toronto Police Ford Pinto. Is it just us that think ... read more

TCHC: 501 Adelaide E / 288 King E (14s, aA)

TCHC: 501 Adelaide E / 288 King E by Urban Toronto member urbandreamer
February 5, 2010 12:08 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) continues to hit home runs when it come to the design of their buildings. Last week we took a look at 60 Richmond E  which was designed ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Uptown Residences From Yonge And Bloor

Photo Of The Day: Uptown Residences From Yonge And Bloor
February 4, 2010 11:39 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Yonge and Bloor is becoming quite the cluster of buildings. We really love this photo by Parkdalian. Uptown and Crystal Blu on the rise.  Image by Parkdalian read more

Bye Bye Old St George's Church - Hello The St. George Condos By Diamante Development

St. George Condos Toronto by Diamante Development
February 4, 2010 12:28 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
St George's Church, located at Yonge and Churchill in Willowdale, sold part of their land to be used for a condo. In return they get a new building. Photo by Carter The St. George Condos is ... read more

PricewaterhouseCoopers Tower At 18 York Street Bringing More Office Space To Downtown Toronto

Southcore Financial Centre & Delta Toronto by GWL Realty Advisors & bcIMC
February 4, 2010 12:01 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
After more than a decade of drought Toronto has, in the past five years, seen some major construction of office space. New buildings put up during this period include RBC Dexia, Telus, Corus and ... read more

Number One Bloor East: How About A Sneak Peek?

Number One Bloor condos Toronto by Kolter
February 3, 2010 12:40 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Number One Bloor East thread is abuzz about the plans for the corner. Bruce Freeman, vice-president of Great Gulf, is quoted in today's Globe And Mail as saying: "“We'll be going to sale ... read more

Fantastic Night Time Panorama From Casa Condos To X The Condominium

Cresford Developments' Casa Condos To Great Gulf Homes' X The Condominium
February 3, 2010 12:44 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Fantastic night time panorama stretching from Cresford Developments' Casa Condos To Great Gulf Homes' X The Condominium. Photo by Redroom Studios read more

Renaissance Condos By Alterra Rising In Downtown Brampton

Renaissance Condos Brampton By Alterra Group
February 2, 2010 11:56 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The condo boom continues to expand into the suburbs and we're all for it. Renaissance Condos, situated in downtown Brampton is one such example. Photo by drum118 read more

Then and Now: Yonge and Elmwood In North York

Then and Now: Yonge and Elmwood In North York
February 2, 2010 4:38 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Yonge and Elmwood in North York, looking northwest. Then: Sometime in the 1960s. Then and Now: Yonge and Elmwood In North York Now: November 2009. read more

CityPlace's Parade Condos By Concord Adex Updated

Concord Adex's CityPlace Parade Condos Toronto with design by KPF
February 1, 2010 7:07 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
CityPlace, developed by Concord Adex, is a massive project that has reshaped the west end of Toronto's core. This former rail-yard is now home to thousands of new condo units. Parade is one of the ... read more

Then and Now: The CN Tower

Then and Now: The CN Tower
February 1, 2010 10:42 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
I've been meaning to try and get a modern version of this shot for a while. I think I came pretty close on the weekend although I don't think I was at the right spot on the Gardner. I think this ... read more

Toronto Future Skyline As Rendered By UrbanToronto Forum Member 3Dementia

UrbanToronto's Toronto Future Skyline Rendering
February 1, 2010 4:33 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
3Dementia is well known on Urban Toronto for his fantastic future renders of our growing skyline. Here is an updated version. In his words: "I became interested in how 45 Bay Street would impact ... read more

Scarborough City Centre To Get A Large New Library?

February 1, 2010 1:13 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
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Carlton Street Days Inn Renovation Begins

Days Inn Carlton Street Toronto Renovation
February 1, 2010 1:10 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Renovation begins on the Carlton Street Days Inn. As College Park reports: The Days Inn sign is gone, and the building is dark. The upper signage came down last week, and this weekend the ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Stealth, Steadiness and Speed

My Toronto. Queen East Looking Towards Toronto Skyline
February 1, 2010 1:08 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Stealth, Steadiness and Speed.  Photo by Mustapha read more

A Look Down On Great Gulf Homes' Number One Bloor East Condos

One Bloor East Condos Toronto developed by Great Gulf Homes
February 1, 2010 12:54 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Coming soon from Great Gulf Homes is One Bloor East condos. Located at the southeast corner of Bloor and Yonge, the 65-storey condo will have 785 residential apartment suites, 497 parking ... read more

Photo Of The Day: A Look At The New Ritz-Carlton On A Cold Day

Photo Of The Day: A Look At The New Ritz-Carlton On A Cold Day
January 31, 2010 11:08 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
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Bloor Street Neighbourhood Condos By Cresford Developments On The Rise

Bloor Street Neighbourhood Condos By Cresford Developments and Northgrave Archit
January 31, 2010 8:09 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today we take a look at Bloor Street Neighbourhood (BSN). Located at 38 Charles St E it rises 32 storeys. Developed by Cresford, and designed by Northgrave Architecture, it is now close to ... read more

New GO BiLevel VIIs Ready In Thunder Bay

New GO BiLevel VIIs Ready In Thunder Bay
January 30, 2010 1:26 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
They come from Bombardier's factory in Thunder Bay. Here are some pictures of four brand new Bi-Level VIIs waiting to be taken to Toronto. And how do they get them to Toronto? They ride the rails ... read more

Then and Now: Eaton's College Park

Then and Now: Eaton's College Park
January 30, 2010 12:10 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Contrary to what we always thought it would appear that the original design for the Eaton's College Street store only went to Hayter Street (see montage by Wyliespoon below). There was, however an ... read more