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Fram and Slokker's North Shore Condos Nears Completion In Port Credit

North Shore, in Port Credit by Fram and Slokker, with Giannone Petricone
October 18, 2010 4:33 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member Jasonzed has returned to the shores of Lake Ontario at Port Credit to update views of the 22-storey North Shore Condominium designed by Giannone Petricone. At the base of ... read more

Construction activity fills the pit at Canderal Stoneridge's Aura Condo

Aura Condos in Toronto by Canderel Stoneridge and Graziani + Corazza Architects
October 18, 2010 4:27 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member Skyscan recently took his camera to the Aura construction site at Gerrard and Yonge, the landmark Graziani Corazza-designed 75-storey condominium being developed by Canderel ... read more

Onni Unveils Westlake Village, a Skyscraping Urban Vision on Humber Bay

Westlake Village by Onni Group and Page + Steele/IBI Architects
October 18, 2010 4:18 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Onni Group of Companies is unveiling Westlake Village, a new skyscraping urban village at the corner of Park Lawn and Lake Shore in Etobicoke. The complex features three glass towers rising ... read more

Cadillac Fairview And Lanterra Developments' Ïce Condos Set To Start Rising Soon

Ice condos in Toronto by cadillac fairview, Lanterra and architectsAlliance
October 18, 2010 4:14 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The corner of York and Bremner continues its amazing transformation from parking lots to a massive extension of the core southward. The newest addition to the area is the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 18, 2010

October 18, 2010 12:44 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Ford, Smitherman in virtual heat, Pantalone possible kingmaker: new polls (National Post) Chris Selley: Mr. Pantalone, it’s time to pick your poison (National Post) Whether he withdraws or not, ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Bisha Hotel And Condo By Lifetime Developments Makes Itself Known On Bloor Street West

Bloor Street West revitilization in Toronto by Bloor Yorkville B.I.A.
October 18, 2010 12:08 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Bloor Street West revitalization continues with the Bisha Hotel And Residences looking on. The 41 storey hotel and condo, which is being developed by Lifetime Developments and being designed by ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For October 18, 2010

October 18, 2010 12:04 am | by Edward | Comments
Regent Park welcomes its first grocery store (National Post) Ford transit plan could cost the city $100-million (National Post)  City wins tax case against some of city’s largest office ... read more

Ïce Condominiums at York Centre Begins

Ice Condos, Toronto, by Lanterra and Cadillac Fairview, architects alliance
October 17, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Construction trailer arriving and hoarding going up can only mean one thing - construction is set to start on the new Ïce Condos at York Centre. Photo by Mo-Tage read more

Empire's Beyond The Sea & Star Tower making a mark in South Etobicoke

Beyond the Sea in Etobicoke by Empire Communites and E.I. Richmond Architects
October 15, 2010 4:01 pm | by Craig White | Comments
32 years after the EI Richmond-designed Palace Pier brought high-rise to Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores area, Richmond's architecture is rising in the neighbourhood again, this time by the west end ... read more

Eleven Superior Condo By Davies Smith Brings Fantastic Avenues Intensification To Mimico

Eleven Superior in Etobicoke by Davies Smith and Raw Design
October 15, 2010 3:39 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
A great new project by Davies Smith has recently come to our attention. Eleven Superior is the name of the proposed condo to be built at 2392-2398 Lake Shore Blvd. West in Mimico. The handsome 9 ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Cityzen and Fernbrook Home's Absolute World Condo As Seen From Etobicoke's Mount Garbage

Absolute World Condos in Mississauga by Cityzen/Fernbrook and MAD Architects
October 15, 2010 12:06 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
From scenic Mount Garbage in Etobicoke's sylvan Centennial Park, we present for your viewing pleasure, Mississauga City Centre at sunset, starring Absolute World. Developed by Cityzen and ... read more

Articulated Toronto Rocket TTC Subway Trains Unveiled at Downsview Station

New Toronto Transit Commission Subway Cars
October 14, 2010 2:10 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The TTC's new articulated Toronto Rocket subway trains were unveiled at Downsview station on Thursday morning while Spadina line service was maintained across the platform. On hand for the ... read more

Amexon's South Beach Condos First Tower Close To Top Floor

South Beach Condos in Etobicoke by Amexon Development and Arsenault Architects
October 14, 2010 1:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The first of two towers at South Beach Condos and Lofts, on Park Lawn Road in Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores area, is close to hitting its 29th and top storey. The complex by Amexon Development ... read more

Castlepoint, Cityzen and Fernbrook's Backstage Condos Continues Its Innovative Marketing

Backstage Condos in toronto by Cityzen and Page + Steele Architects
October 14, 2010 1:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Castlepoint Realty Partners, Cityzen, and Fernbrook Homes, the trio of developers responsible for building the Daniel Libeskind-designed L Tower at the Sony Centre, have moved on to the next phase ... read more

Photo Of The Day: We Know Times Are Tough When Scotia Plaza Uses Duct Tape To Hold Itself Together

Scotia Plaza in Toronto
October 14, 2010 1:35 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
We know times are tough when Scotia Plaza uses duct tape to hold its together. We'll let nicetommy, the forum member that took these pictures, explain: For the last couple of months there's ... read more

Ontario's First Parliament Site To Finally Get The Respect It Deserves?

First Parliament site rendering in Toronto by J. Michael Kirkland
October 14, 2010 1:31 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Ever wonder why Parliament Street is nowhere close to Queen's Park? The reason is that Queen's Park is actually Ontario's third parliament building. The second was located where Roy Thomson Hall ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 14, 2010

October 14, 2010 12:23 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Peter Kuitenbrouwer: Note from Rob Ford country (National Post) Ford, Smitherman in dead heat: poll (Globe and Mail) Hume: New TTC subway cars are just the ticket (Toronto Star) Cleaning up The ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 13, 2010

October 13, 2010 1:29 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Media treat trivial issues same as relevant news, Miller says (National Post) Chris Selley: Google Transit is going places (National Post) Use tax cuts, transit expansion to spur development: ... read more

Beaverhall and Graywood Relaunch The Mercer Condos

The Mercer in Toronto by Beaverhall and Graywood Developments, BBB Architects
October 13, 2010 1:27 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Mercer, a new 33-storey condominium at the corner of John and Mercer Streets just south of King and the recently launched TIFF Bell Lightbox, has had a makeover and is now relaunching its ... read more

Excavation Slowly Begins At Tridel's 300 Front West Condo

300 Front Street West in Toronto by Tridel and Wallman Architects
October 13, 2010 1:22 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Excavation for Tridel's new 300 Front Street West condo slowly begins. The 52 storey Wallman Architects designed building is another project that's transforming the formerly industrial area. ... read more