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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
image by Mo-tage read more

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

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

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

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

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