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Photo Of The Day: Lumiere Condo By Menkes Getting Some Interesting Final Touches

Lumiere Condos in Toronto by Menkes Development and Wallman Architects
October 13, 2010 1:19 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Lumiere Condo is coming close to completion as final touches are put to the building. One of the things we wondered about were the blank north and south walls with the notches. Well our questions ... read more

The Vü From Here and There: Aspen Ridge's Condo In The Spotlight

Vu Condos in Toronto by Aspen Ridge Homes
October 12, 2010 1:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member and all'round great photographer Udo has been posting shots of Vü Condo by Aspen Ridge in Toronto's St. Lawrence Market area as of late, and we always think it's worthwhile ... read more

Freed Development's 500 Wellington West Shows Significant Progress

500 Wellington in Toronto by Freed Developments and Core Architects
October 12, 2010 1:34 pm | by Craig White | Comments
At only 17 units, 500 Wellington West is one of Peter Freed's smallest condominium projects in Toronto. At the same time it his most luxurious with interiors by Burdifilek, and landscaping by gh3. ... read more

Context Development's Market Wharf Condo Is Rising At 18 Lower Jarvis

Market Wharf Condos in Toronto by Context and architectsAlliance
October 12, 2010 1:01 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Market Wharf Condominium by Context Development continues to rise at 18 Lower Jarvis. Here we get to see the brick exterior of the podium which we really do like. Looks modern but also fits the ... read more

Photo Of The Day: PricewaterhouseCoopers Tower As Seen From University Avenue

18 York Street in Toronto by KPMB Architects
October 12, 2010 12:59 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
18 York Street, or the PricewaterhouseCoopers Tower, is now coming close to topping off. The 26 storey office building is being built by bcIMC and the design is by KPMB Architects. Here we see it ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 11, 2010

October 11, 2010 1:50 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Six former Rossi organizers poised to endorse Smitherman (Globe and Mail) Candidates appeal to voters’ giant appetites for transit (Toronto Star) TTC travels to Google (Toronto Sun) The Toronto of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 8, 2010

October 8, 2010 12:54 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Ford releases complete financial plan (National Post) Giving thanks to our city (National Post) Ontario pulls plug on gas-fired plant (Globe and Mail) Ford's fiscal plan playing voters for fools ... read more

Freed Developments' 650 King Street West Condo Well Underway

Six50 King Street West in Toronto by Freed and Core Architects
October 8, 2010 12:22 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Construction on Freed Developments' new 650 King Street West is well underway. The 16 and 10 storey project wraps around the north east corner of Bathurst and King. The Core ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Checking Out Toronto's East Bayfront From The Top Of Pinnacle International's Success Tower Condo

East Bayfront in Toronto by WaterfrontToronto
October 8, 2010 12:08 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Earlier in the week we took a quick mini tour of the 53rd floor of the Pinnacle International developed Success Tower. Today we show the east view from the Page + Steele designed condo. If we were ... read more

A Few Suites Remain at the King Edward Residences

King Edward Hotel and Residences by King Edward Realty and ERA Architects
October 7, 2010 12:13 pm | by Craig White | Comments
King Edward Realty Inc., made up of partners Dundee Realty Corp., Alex Shnaider, Skyline International Development Inc., and Serruya Realty Group Inc, is restoring the landmark King Edward Hotel ... read more

Renderings For The Upcoming Tableau Condos By Urban Capital, Malibu And Alit

Tableau Condos in Toronto by Wallman Architects, Urban Capital, Malibu and Alit
October 7, 2010 12:05 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Renderings have surfaced for the new Tableau Condominiums. Set to rise 36 stories at 117 Peter Street (southeast corner of Richmond Street West) the project was designed by Wallman Architects. The ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Absolute World Condo As Seen From The Penthouse Of The New Ritz-Carlton

Absolute World Condos in Mississauga by Cityzen/Fernbrook and MAD Architects
October 7, 2010 12:54 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
During our recent tour of the new Ritz-Carlton hotel and condo we were able to grab this photo from the penthouse level. In the distance we see the distinctive shape of the new Absolute World ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 7, 2010

October 7, 2010 12:15 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Peter Kuitenbrouwer: Joe Mihevc and the culture of opportunity (National Post) It’s time to bring the TTC under provincial control (Globe and Mail) New building rules would cost Toronto, ... read more

Design Concept Released for Dundas Street West Streetscape Improvement

Dundas Street West Streetscape Improvement in Toronto by ERA, pA and rA
October 6, 2010 11:45 am | by Craig White | Comments
The City of Toronto's Planning Department has released the final design concept for improvements to the public realm along Dundas Street West between University Avenue and Bathurst Street, ... read more

Canlight Realty Bringa Ancroft Place Back To Life

Ancroft Place in Toronto by Canlight Realty and Shepard & Calvin
October 6, 2010 11:38 am | by Craig White | Comments
Canlight Realty introduces Ancroft Place, a collection of 21 heritage townhomes set on a quiet cul-de-sac just north of the Sherbourne St Bridge in South Rosedale. Formerly a high-end rental ... read more

Backstage Condo Toronto By Castlepoint, Cityzen and Fernbrook Sure Going For A Tight Fit

Backstage Condos in toronto by Cityzen and Page + Steele Architects
October 6, 2010 11:30 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Backstage Condo Toronto is sure going into a very tight location. Located at 5-7 Esplanade, the 36 storey Page + Steele condo is going to be wedged in between the street and the rail corridor. ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Let's Take One More Look At First Canadian Place Before It Sheds Its Original Cladding

First Canadian Place Recladding by Shannon and B+H Architects in Toronto
October 6, 2010 12:04 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
As we have previously reported First Canadian Place is getting re-clad. The original stone, which had issues with falling off, is being replaced by glass. So let's take one last look at the ... read more

Residences at the RCMI Condo By Tribute Communities To Start With A Clean Slate

Residences at the RCMI by Tribute Communities and Zeidler Partnership
October 5, 2010 5:21 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Demolition work continues at 426 University which is slated to be the future home of the Residences at the RCMI condo. We recently reported that the facade would be saved and incorporated into the ... read more

Photo Of The Day: The View From The 53rd Floor Of Pinnacle International's Success Tower Condo

Success Tower in Toronto by Pinnacle International and Page + Steele
October 5, 2010 7:12 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
We took a mini tour of the Success Tower today. Here are three shots taken from the 53rd floor of this 54 storey condo. The 54th floor penthouse tour is being saved for another day as the private ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 5, 2010

October 5, 2010 1:23 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Chris Selley: Waterfront isn’t the battle it once was (National Post) New bylaw restricts driveway parking, but city has little appetite for enforcement (Globe and Mail) New bylaw restricts ... read more