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Talon International's Trump Toronto Taken From A Fresh Perspective

Trump International Hotel and Tower in Toronto by Talon and Zeidler Architects
October 26, 2010 11:20 am | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member sodapop recently snapped Trump Toronto from an angle that has not been seen before on our website, one that reveals a great deal more about how the Zeidler Partnership ... read more

New Look For Sorbara Group's 32 Camden Street Condos

Initial 32 Camden in Toronto by Sobara Group and Core Architects
October 26, 2010 11:13 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Coming soon is 32 Camden Street Condos by the Sorbara Group (previous work includes Sixtyloft and Brewery Lofts). Located southwest of Spadina and Richmond this new 10 storey condo is being ... read more

Photo Of The Day: The Bay Street Canyon North Of Dundas

Bay Street in Toronto
October 26, 2010 12:08 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Bay Street canyon as seen north of Dundas. Urban Toronto believes that the way buildings meet the street is the most important thing and this stretch of Bay isn't entirely successful when it ... read more

St. Michael's Hospital Bridges Shuter Street

St. Michaels Hospital Bridge in Toronto by Diamond and Schmitt Architects
October 25, 2010 1:59 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Three UrbanToronto members, skyscan, androiduk, and GrinTO, have been busy on Shuter Street east of Yonge over the last week as the bridge to connect St. Michael's Hospital with its new Li Ka ... read more

Groundbreaking Begins On Castle Royale's Palm Condo

Groundbreaking at Palm Condos in Toronto by Castle Royal and HCA Architects
October 25, 2010 1:38 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Construction has begun on Castle Royale's new Palm Condos. The 23 storey building will be located at 5740 Yonge Street which is just north of Finch Station. Castle Royale's history includes the ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For October 25, 2010

October 25, 2010 11:07 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Editorial: Rob Ford’s election is a mandate for change (Globe and Mail) What happens now? Four turbulent years (Toronto Star) Manse restored to glory days (Toronto Star) Massive new furniture ... read more

Brandy Lane Homes' Station Condos Features Unique Amenities

Station Condominiums in Toronto by Brandy Lane Homes and SMV Architects
October 25, 2010 11:03 am | by Craig White | Comments
Every new condo hitting the Toronto market in the last while has launched with features that set it apart in some way from all of its competitors, and The Station Condos at the Subway by Brandy ... read more

Work Begins On Empire Communities' Fly Condos

Fly Condos in Toronto by Empire Communities and Graziani + Corazza
October 25, 2010 10:46 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work has begun on Empire Communities' newest urban project. The developer behind The Modern and Beyond The Sea condos now has Fly Condos underway. Located at 352 Front Street West, this 24 storey ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Bright Lights, Big City

Urban Toronto Photo Of The Day: Bright Lights, Big City
October 25, 2010 12:05 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Forum member tomms does it again with this great shot looking down Richmond Street. Bright lights, big city indeed. image by tomms read more

United Lands' Stonebrook II Condominiums To Join Phase I in Southwest Mississauga

Stonebrook Condos in Mississauga by United Lands, Du Toit and Rust Hiller
October 22, 2010 12:47 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Stonebrook Condominiums have taken their place on southwestern Mississauga's skyline, and will soon double in size. A first 18-storey tower, located beside the Sheridan Creek on Southdown Road at ... read more

Daniel's Regent Park Redevelopment Sets Its Eyes On Peter Dickinson's Modernist Classics

Regent Park in Toronto tower by Peter Dickinson
October 22, 2010 12:32 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Regent Park is coming down one block at a time. The 1940's era City Of Toronto housing project began with good intentions but soon turned into an area plagued by high crime and poverty. The built ... read more

Ground Breaking For Pemberton Group's U Condos Takes Place

Groundbreaking at U Condos in Toronto by Pemberton Group and architectsAlliance
October 22, 2010 2:36 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Ground breaking for Pemberton Group's new U Condo took place this past Tuesday. The 55 and 45 storey condo towers, designed by architectsAlliance, is located at the southwest corner of Bay and St. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 22, 2010

October 22, 2010 12:33 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Ford backs off land transfer tax repeal promise (National Post) Inside the newly restored Spadina Museum (National Post) No longer one Toronto (Globe and Mail) It's time to stop worrying we're not ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Trump Tower Toronto Starts To Make Its Presence Felt In The Financial District

Trump Tower in Toronto by Talon International and Zeidler Architects
October 22, 2010 12:29 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Trump Tower Toronto continues its rise to the top of the financial district. The 60 storey hotel and condo will be the second tallest building in the country once completed. The Talon ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 21, 2010

October 21, 2010 12:26 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Pantalone hopes to create ‘road peace’ with new bike plan (National Post) TTC unveils new information screens (National Post) Smitherman vows to establish green tech district (Globe and Mail) read more

Sheridan College at Mississauga City Centre Sprouts Legs

Sheridan College Mississauga Campus by Rounthwaite Dick and Hadley Architects
October 21, 2010 12:24 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member Jasonzed recently captured images of Phase One of Sheridan College's new Mississauga City Centre campus with new features: the building has grown some legs. The Rounthwaite ... read more

Ashley Ross Completing Junction Triangle Lofts

Junction Triangle Lofts in Toronto by Ashley Ross
October 21, 2010 12:17 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Developer Ashley Ross, who most recently brought the supercool Richmond Town Manors to the west end of that street, is now completing work on the 10-unitJunction Triangle Lofts @ 229 Wallace ... read more

Lanterra Developments Planning For Three Towers At 609 Sherbourne Including One 56 Storeys

609 Sherbourne Street in Toronto by Lanterra Developments and architectsAlliance
October 21, 2010 12:11 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Word has it Lanterra Developments is planning a three tower project at 609 Sherbourne Street at Howard Street. The architectsAlliance designed project will contain 1840 units and will feature one ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Scarborough City Centre - One Of Toronto's Suburban Downtowns

Photo Of The Day: Scarborough City Centre - One Of Toronto's Suburban Downtowns
October 21, 2010 12:04 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Downtown Scarborough skyline as seen from a distance. Toronto has a number of downtown's and this is one of them. While the skyline here continues to grow we feel its missing one thing. The ... read more

Streetcar Developments and Dundee Realty's 2 Gladstone Condo Now Rising in West Queen West

2 Gladstone in Toronto by Streetcar and Dundee, Tact Design
October 20, 2010 5:14 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The evolution of West Queen West is rocketing along with many developments rising in the area. Now sporting its own crane at Queen and Gladstone is Streetcar Developments and Dundee Realty's Two ... read more