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Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: Winter City

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: Winter City
January 30, 2010 1:06 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The last few days have been quite cold, but our weather this year is nothing compared with times in the past. When was the last time Toronto Harbour froze over to the point people could walk to ... read more

Sweet Views From Montage Condos At CityPlace

Montage Condos Toronto at CityPlace by Concord Adex
January 30, 2010 12:50 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Here's some views from Montage condos at CityPlace by Concord Adex. Located at Spadina and Fort York Blvd., this building certainly has some amazing views. Thanks to forum member Mo-tage for ... read more

A Unique View Of Toronto's Shangri-La Hotel And Condo

A Unique View Of Toronto's Shangri-La Hotel And Condo
January 29, 2010 2:41 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Here's some more skyscraper porn. A vantage point that we've never experienced before. And a great place to watch the new Shangri-La condo & hotel under construction. Thanks to UT member ... read more

Photo Of The Day: First Canadian Place Re-cladding

First Canadian Place Re-cladding By Brookfield Properties
January 29, 2010 2:18 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Workers removing cladding from the west side of First Canadian Place. Image by nicetommy read more

Yonge Subway Under Construction North Of College Photo

Yonge Subway Under Construction North Of College Photo
January 28, 2010 9:54 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Here's a cool photo of the Yonge Subway as it was being constructed back in the early 1950's. That's the curve you get as you leave College Station going northbound towards Wellesley. Imagine them ... read more

Brantford demolishing entire street of 41 heritage buildings!

SCANDAL: Brantford demolishing entire street of 41 heritage buildings!
January 27, 2010 5:34 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
An entire street of 41 heritage structures, including what's purportedly the longest stretch of pre-confederate buildings in the province of Ontario is to be demolished by Brantford city council ... read more

The Views From The 75th Floor Of Aura at College Park Condos By Canderel Stoneridge

Aura at College Park Condos Toronto by Canderel Stoneridge
January 27, 2010 5:34 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Back in November a UT forum member spotted Blimp Pics taking pictures above the Aura at College Park site at Gerrard and Yonge. Here are the pictures they took. Quite the view from the 75th floor! ... read more

Photo Of The Day: The Endless Streetcar, Outside Osgoode Hall

Photo Of The Day: The Endless Streetcar, Outside Osgoode Hall
January 27, 2010 3:30 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Endless Streetcar, Outside Osgoode Hall  Image by androiduk read more

A Short Video Of Vu Condo By Aspen Ridge Condos

January 27, 2010 3:29 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
We thought we'd give the new video feature a try by re-posting this time-lapse video of Aspen Ridge Homes' Vu Condo by Urban Toronto member udo from last year. read more

Then and Now: Looking East Along College Across Bay.

Then and Now: Looking East Along College Across Bay.
January 27, 2010 2:31 pm | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then: 1940s? Looking east along College across Bay. Then and Now: Looking East Along College Across Bay. Some interesting things to note. The YMCA, which is now located a block north on ... read more

TCHC: 60 Richmond St. East: A Look At Today's City Housing

TCHC 60 Richmond St. East, Toronto
January 27, 2010 2:24 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
60 Richmond St East is the latest addition to the City Of Toronto social housing stock. And what a beauty it is. Designed by Teeple Architects, it is drawing some might fine comments here at Urban ... read more

CityPlace's Canoe Landing Park By Douglas Coupland And Phillips Farevaag Smallengerb

January 27, 2010 2:11 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Canoe Landing Park should be opening up within the next month or so. During the public meeting last night concerning the aquarium and 'Fairmont' site, Adam Vaughan informed the attendees that all ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Bloor Heading West To Old Mill

Bloor Heading West To Old Mill by urbandreamer
January 27, 2010 10:10 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Photo by urbandreamer Bloor Heading West To Old Mill by urbandreamer. read more

An Update On Accolade Condos By Tridel

Accolade (181 Wynford, Tridel, 34s, Burka Varacalli)
January 26, 2010 11:57 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Looking back to a building that was recently completed. Developed by Tridel and designed by Burka Varacalli, it soars 34 storeys above the Don Valley Parkway at Wynford Drive. Some love it and ... read more

Then and Now: St. Joseph's Hospital

Then and Now: St. Joseph's Hospital
January 26, 2010 2:35 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Then: 1930? St. Joseph's Hospital. St. Joseph's Hospital Now: November 2009. The outlying buildings are gone and a parking lot fills most of the view from the same perspective. read more

Zooming In On The Ritz-Carlton Toronto From The West End

Residences Ritz-Carlton Toronto
January 26, 2010 2:16 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Zooming In On The Ritz-Carlton Toronto From The West End Residences at The Ritz-Carlton Toronto read more

Southcore Financial Centre & Delta Toronto Coming To Bremner

Southcore Financial Centre & Delta Toronto by GWL Realty Advisors & bcIMC
January 25, 2010 11:20 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Forum member marcus_a_j attended the public meeting last night for the new Southcore Financial Centre. Here is his report. Some details from the public meeting tonight: * Fairmont not involved, no ... read more

Photo Of The Day: TD Centre In The Mist

Photo Of The Day: TD Centre In The Mist
January 25, 2010 11:01 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
TD Centre a few days ago. Photo By nicetommy read more

Pinnacle Centre's 33 Bay Street Back On Track As Construction Restarts

Pinnacle Centre's 33 Bay Street By Pinnacle International and Page + Steele
January 25, 2010 2:15 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
We all know that times have been tough over the last few years. Even the red hot Toronto condo market took a hit as projects got cancelled or were put on hold. One such project was Success II or ... read more

Residences of the Ritz-Carlton Toronto Starts To Get Its Signature Slanted Roof

Ritz-Carlton Toronto hotel condo by Graywood Developments and Cadillac Fairview
January 24, 2010 2:52 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Here are some shots taken yesterday by UrbanToronto forum member drum118 of the new Ritz-Carlton hotel and condo as it starts to get its slanted roof. Photo by drum118 read more