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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

Work Begins On Clear Spirit Condos by Cityscape and Dundee Realty

Clear Spirit Condominiums at the Distillery by Cityscape and Dundee Realty
January 23, 2010 11:39 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work continues in the Distillery District on the new Clear Spirit condo by Cityscape and Dundee Realty. Here's a video update by UrbanToronto forum member Torontovibe. Here's the view from their ... read more

Construction Finally Underway at Canderel Stoneridge's Aura Condominiums

Aura at College Park condos Toronto by Canderel Stoneridge and Graziani + Corazz
January 23, 2010 6:31 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Much excitement here at Urban Toronto when construction finally began on the 75-storey Aura Condo. Developed by Canderel Stoneridge, it is replacing a much hated parking lot at the northwest ... read more

Photo of the Day: Burano's Pit: Backdrop For A Memorial

Burano Condominiums Toronto by Lanterra Developments
January 23, 2010 4:09 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
UrbanToronto member Mike in TO created this image of Toronto City Police, the OPP and the Mounties lined up on Bay Street to pay final respect to Supt. Doug Coates & Sgt Mark ... read more

Then and Now: Queen Street Looking Toward Roncesvalles and King

Then & Now: Queen Street Looking Toward Roncesvalles and King
January 23, 2010 10:50 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then: 1922. Queen street, looking SW. Roncesvalles and King street in the distance - part of the trifecta that make up this famously old intersection - the original "Gateway" to Toronto before the ... read more

Rendering For Nicholas Residences By Urban Capital And Alit

Nicholas Residences Condos Toronto By Urban Capital And Alit Developments
January 22, 2010 11:47 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Here's a photo of the newpaper ad. Not the best quality, but you can clearly see what's going on with the balconies. read more

Back to Toronto: Winter In Toronto

Back to Toronto: Winter In Toronto
January 22, 2010 10:29 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Since we are not going to get any snow this year we'll have to do with photos of storms past. Here's a bunch of great shots by UrbanToronto forum member tomms taken on December 16th 2007. On that ... read more

George Brown's New Waterfront Health Sciences Abode

George Brown College Health Sciences Complex Toronto on the Waterfront
January 20, 2010 11:25 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
George Brown continues to expand in the east end of downtown. The hospitality school expanded a few years back near the main campus along Adelaide while the Graphic Design School moved north to ... read more

Absolute World Condos Rising Fast In Mississauga

Absolute World condos by Fernbrook Homes And Cityzen
January 20, 2010 9:50 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Absolute World condos (aka Marilyn) are rising fast in Mississauga. Developed by Fernbrook Homes and Cityzen, and designed by MAD's Yansong-Ma, these are some of the coolest designed buildings ... read more

Urban Toronto Re-Launches in a Big Way

View from the Top of the New Ritz-Carlton to the TD Centre
January 20, 2010 1:56 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Dear Urban Toronto Reader, The last few months have seen some significant changes to Urban Toronto. We upgraded our software to accommodate a brand new home page and we redesigned the site — these ... read more

Commemorate The New UrbanToronto 2010: Photos by androiduk

Commemorate The New UrbanToronto: Photos by androiduk
January 20, 2010 3:20 am | by Editor | Comments
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Commemorate The New UrbanToronto 2010: Photos by Redroom Studios

Commemorate The New UrbanToronto: Photos by Redroom Studios
January 20, 2010 2:10 am | by Editor | Comments
Some amazing work by Redroom Studios to commemorate the new UrbanToronto 2010. Enjoy! Photos by Redroom Studios Photos by Redroom Studios read more

Relaunch 2010: Welcome to the new Urban Toronto

Relaunch 2010: Welcome to the new Urban Toronto
January 19, 2010 10:25 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Hello everybody! Welcome to the new Urban Toronto. We've added some great new features we hope you'll like. It's all so new that we haven't had a chance to try it all out yet. We appreciate your ... read more

One Bedford Condos By Lanterra Developments On The Rise

One Bedford Condos Toronto by Lanterra Developments
January 17, 2010 3:24 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
One Bedford continues to rise at the corner of Bedford and Bloor. Designed by KPMB Architects in conjunction with Page & Steele, this 32 storey condo is being developed by Lanterra ... read more

Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Toronto By Menkes And Lifetime Developments Begins To Rise

Four Seasons Hotel Private Residences Toronto
January 17, 2010 2:49 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
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Will Great Gulf Homes Do The Right Thing With X The Condominium's Roof?

X The Condominium Toronto by Great Gulf Homes
January 17, 2010 2:26 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
One of our favourite projects is coming close to completion. Located at Jarvis and Charles, X the Condominium soars 44 storeys above the city. Developed by Great Gulf Homes it was designed by ... read more

Unique View Of Westbank Corp's Living Shangri-La Toronto

Living Shangri-La Toronto hotel and condo by Westbank
January 17, 2010 8:09 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Thanks to forum member Gregarious for this unique view of the new Living Shangri-La Toronto hotel and condo as it rises to street level. Photo by Gregarious read more

Cladding Being Added To Talon International's Trump Tower Toronto

Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto by Talon International
January 14, 2010 10:24 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
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Lanterra's One Bedford Pokes Up Above University College

One Bedford condos Toronto by Lanterra Developments
January 11, 2010 3:40 pm | by Editor | Comments
Walking up King's College circle today made me decide that I hate this tower. It's architecturally banal. It's obnoxiously placed. It looks like a slack-jawed teenager who accidentally walked in ... read more