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Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For June 14, 2011

June 14, 2011 8:21 am | by Editor | Comments
'DigDown' looks to expand Union Station below ground, postal strike hits Toronto, selling naming rights to city properties and more. Union Station growing downwards (Globe & Mail) Postal ... read more

One Bloor Condos By Great Gulf Homes Finally To Start Construction?

One Bloor East condos Toronto by Great Gulf Homes
June 13, 2011 11:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
One of the most anticipated construction starts may be upon us as equipment starts to mass at the site of One Bloor East condos. Today's Photo Of The Day, taken by Urban Toronto forum member ... read more

Urban Toronto Takes a Closer Look at Minto's The St. Thomas

The St. Thomas condos Toronto by Minto
June 13, 2011 9:59 am | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
Minto Development's The St. Thomas building model profile read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Benvenuto

Benvenuto, Avenue Road, Toronto, circa 1909
June 13, 2011 9:42 am | by Nada Laskovski | Comments
Urban Toronto has partnered with Heritage Toronto to capture a moment in Toronto's past. On a weekly basis, we highlight historic photos of the city's people, places and events, and tell ... read more

Quick Update On The Progress At The Pemberton Group's U Condos

U Condos Toronto By The Pemberton Group
June 13, 2011 9:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Excavation work continues at the site of the new U Condos. In this photo by Urban Toronto forum member drum118 we see the construction pit starting to form. Photo by drum118 UrbanToronto moderator ... read more

Then and Now: Bathurst and Barton

Bathurst and Barton streets, Toronto, 1935
June 13, 2011 8:10 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then: Bathurst Street at Barton Avenue, looking north. February 18, 1935.   Now: April 2011. The building on the northwest corner that replaced the church is the Vermont Square ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For June 13, 2011

June 13, 2011 8:05 am | by Editor | Comments
Why doesn't anyone swim in the beaches?, burgers bow to condos in the beaches, are Toronto cyclists poorly behaved? and more. Doug Ford: Riding shotgun in the Fordmobile (Globe & ... read more

Base For Proposed 88 Scott Street Condo By Concert Properties

88 Scott Street condos by Concert Properties
June 12, 2011 11:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
http://urbantoronto.ca/forum/showthread.php/17389-40-Scott-St.-(Concert-58s-P-S-IBI-Group)?p=528973#post528973 Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects read more

Trump Luxury Hotel About to Change Toronto's Skyline

Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto by Talon International
June 10, 2011 2:27 pm | by Editor | Comments
As promised by Trump before construction,Toronto's downtown skyline is about to change yet again, with the addition of the 57 storey, Zeidler Partnership Architects designed, Trump Luxury Hotel ... read more

Minto Developments and Tesla Motors Celebrate 'Green Luxury' at The St. Thomas

The St. Thomas condos Toronto by Minto
June 10, 2011 9:59 am | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
Urban Toronto visits an event thrown by Minto Developments and Tesla Motors to celebrate the green features in their new project, The St. Thomas. read more

Tridel's Reve Accessorizes with Ravishing Red

Rêve Condos Toronto by Tridel
June 10, 2011 9:00 am | by Arik Day | Comments
Front Street West is now seeing red with Tridel's Reve, a 14-storey development now nearing completion. As seen in recent photos by UrbanToronto members Red Mars and Jasonzed, the ... read more

Then and Now: Huron Street

Huron Street, Toronto, 1933
June 10, 2011 7:55 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then: 374 Huron Street, June 26, 1933 — 78 years ago this month. I was wondering if I should even post this, as it might seem a bit banal. This is the utterly unchanged residential block ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For June 10, 2011

June 10, 2011 7:48 am | by Editor | Comments
Cabbagetown displays ills of social housing, Toronto's ugliest condos, the busiest intersections for pedestrians and more. Cabbagetown displays ills of social housing (Globe & Mail) Ford ... read more

Storm Clouds Over One St Thomas Condos

One St Thomas condos by Robert A.M. Stern Architects
June 9, 2011 11:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Robert A.M. Stern Architects read more

Empire Communities Tops Off The Modern Condos

Looking east along Richmond to The Modern by Empire Communities, image by Androi
June 9, 2011 10:04 am | by Craig White | Comments
The Modern, Empire Communities' 17-storey tower rising at Richmond and Sherbourne Streets, was the scene of a party yesterday for all involved in the construction of the building, to celebrate its ... read more

Conservatory Group's Milan Condominium Excavation Underway

Conservatory Group's Milan Condominium Toronto
June 9, 2011 9:00 am | by Arik Day | Comments
What is now a gargantuan hole beside the open-air section of the Yonge Subway line between Bloor and Rosedale stations will soon be a shining new beacon for the quickly-redeveloping ... read more

Then and Now: Queen and River

Queen and River Streets, Toronto, 1914
June 9, 2011 8:27 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then: Queen Street bridge approach, November 20, 1914. Queen and River streets again today. Yesterday we were looking east at the bridge over the Don River. Today, it's three years later and, in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For June 9, 2011

June 9, 2011 8:23 am | by Editor | Comments
TTC's budget shortfall to swell in 2012, folks will pay top dollar for life at the top, TTC gets smart with Presto and more. TTC’s budget shortfall to swell in 2012 (Globe & Mail) They’ll ... read more

Bloor Street Looking West From Yonge Is Starting To Look A Little Lush

Bloor Street Looking West From Yonge Is Starting To Look A Little Lush
June 8, 2011 11:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Bloor Street revitalization is complete and we now have blooming trees to prove it. Today's Photo Of The Day, taken by forum member androiduk, shows Bloor looking west from Yonge.  Photo ... read more

Urban Toronto To Be Live on Inside Toronto Real Estate on Rogers TV Tonight At 7PM

Hullmark Centre by Tridel
June 8, 2011 3:40 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Check www.RogersTV.com/ITRE for show times read more