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UrbanToronto Gets A Thorough Look At Graywood and Beaverhall's Ocean Club Condos

Ocean Club site in Toronto by Graywood and Beaverhall, Page + Steele Architects
October 29, 2010 1:27 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Graywood Developments and Beaverhall Homes have teamed up for a second time to create Ocean Club Waterfront Condominiums, a three building complex in South Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores ... read more

Construction Crane Starts To Come Down At Empire Communities Beyond The Sea And Star Tower Condos

Beyond the Sea in Etobicoke by Empire Communites and E.I. Richmond Architects
October 29, 2010 1:12 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work is fast proceeding on Empire Communities' new Beyond The Sea And Star Tower Condos. The E.I. Richmond Architects designed project will consist of three towers rising 26, 37 and 44 storeys ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For October 29, 2010

October 29, 2010 4:03 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Downtown vs. ’burbs divide dismissed (National Post) Chris Selley: Streetcars aren’t going anywhere (National Post) The new Yorkville’s outgrown its old mink britches (Globe and Mail) read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For October 28, 2010

October 28, 2010 12:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Buttonville Airport set to close within five years (National Post) Voting for Smitherman, Ford divided Toronto’s downtown and suburbs (Globe and Mail) read more

Monarch Group's Nautilus Condo at Waterview Now Showing

Nautilus Condos in Toronto by Monarch and Graziani + Corazza Architect
October 28, 2010 11:58 am | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member gis_guy recently captured this shot of Nautlius, the latest Humber Bay Shores project to go under construction from the Monarch Group, and the building is now clearly ... read more

Quadrangle Architects Limited unveils Ontario’s first seven LEED Silver highway service centres

Tilbury Rest Station by Quadrangle Architects, EllisDon Corporation
October 28, 2010 11:54 am | by Craig White | Comments
Anyone who drives the 400-series highways around this province knows that over the last couple of years most of the service centres that provide gas, food, and washrooms, have been torn down. ... read more

Facadism Mars An Otherwise Great Looking One Bedford Condo By Lanterra Developments

One Bedford in Toronto by Lanterra Developments and KPMB, Page+Steele Architects
October 28, 2010 1:49 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Lanterra Developments' new One Bedford condos is coming close to completion. The 32-storey KPMB Architects and Page + Steele-designed tower is an excellent addition to Toronto's condo market. The ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Looking North From Lanterra Developments' Murano Condo

Murano Condos in Toronto by Lanterra and architectsAlliance
October 28, 2010 12:04 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Urban Toronto forum member tomms is at it again with his amazing high level shots of the city. Here we look north from the roof of what we presume to be the south tower of Murano condos. Built by ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For October 27, 2010

October 27, 2010 11:40 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Certain streetcars are here to stay, says Doug Ford, councillor-elect (National Post) New era imminent at City Hall (National Post) Subway expansion gets a strong ‘yes’ vote (Globe and Mail) The ... read more

Menkes & Lifetime's Four Seasons Hotel and Condos Rising Over NoYo

Four Seasons Hotel and Condo in Toronto by Menkes and architectsAlliance
October 27, 2010 11:35 am | by Anonymous | Comments
UrbanToronto member androiduk recently caught this view of a rising Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences along Yonge Street south of St. Clair. This vantage point occurs where Yonge mounts ... read more

Demolition For The Address At High Park Condo By Chestnut Hill Homes Continues

Address at High Park in Toronto by Chestnut Hill and Quadrangle Architects
October 27, 2010 11:31 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Demolition work continues at the location of what will soon be The Address At High Park Condos. Developed by Chestnut Hill Homes, this 12 storey building will rise at the corner of Bloor West and ... read more

Photo Of The Day: The East Bayfront Looks Better Every Day As The Boardwalk Continues Moving East

Sherbourne Commons Boardwalk and Sugar Beach in Toronto
October 27, 2010 11:27 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Toronto's waterfront continues to grow more beautiful every day. Here we see the completed East Bayfront boardwalk with the recently complete Corus building to the right. The boardwalk is supposed ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For October 26, 2010

October 26, 2010 11:25 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Election: Ward By Ward (National Post) Chris Selley: City has spoken, and it is angry (National Post) Rob Ford’s election is a mandate for change (Globe and Mail) read more

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