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Monarch's Couture Condominiums closing in on Ground Level

Couture The Condominium Toronto by the Monarch Group
May 12, 2011 4:15 am | by Craig White | Comments
Couture The Condominium, a 42-storey project by The Monarch Group, is under construction on Ted Rogers Way, otherwise known as the north end of Jarvis, near its terminus at Bloor Street. ... read more

Excavation Work Begins At Bazis, Metropia and Plaza's Emerald Park Condos

Work Begins At Emerald Park Condos (Photo by drum118)
May 12, 2011 1:35 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Emerald Park Condos (NYCC, Bazis/Metropia/Plazacorp, 40 + 30s, Varacalli) read more

Then and Now: NW corner of Yonge and Dundas. March 12, 1950

NW corner of Yonge and Dundas. March 12, 1950.
May 12, 2011 1:26 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Hello Urban Torontonauts.  My name is Mustapha. There has been a Toronto "Then and Now" historical photo thread running in the City Photos & Videos section of the Urban Toronto Forum for ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 12, 2011

May 12, 2011 12:45 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
TTC to Giambrone: Pay up, or lose free Metropass for three years (National Post) New TTC ‘information kiosks’ to help with summer trip planning, tourist queries (National ... read more

Jane's Walk and TEDxToronto Tour Regent Park

This is a shot of the Daniels Corporaton-built townhouses Regent Park in Toronto
May 11, 2011 9:38 am | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
Regent Park Rising: How complete revitalization intends to return vibrancy and reconnect the community after over half a century of isolation. This past Sunday, the organizers at Jane's Walk and ... read more

Milestone Month for Daniels Corporation: Wins 2 Awards for Regent Park Revitalization Project

BILD Awards Toronto Winner Daniels Corporation
May 11, 2011 9:31 am | by Craig White | Comments
Regent Park Phase 1 (Daniels, various) April 2010 was a milestone month for The Daniels Corporation which along with its partner Toronto Community Housing was honoured with two prestigious “Green” ... read more

Canderel Stoneridge's Aura at College Park Condos Starts The Climb To 75 Storeys

Aura at College Park Condo Toronto by Canderel Stoneridge
May 11, 2011 8:41 am | by Editor | Comments
Great shot today of Aura at College Park Condos by Urban Toronto forum member steveve. It is now starting its rise to 75 storeys or 767 feet. image by steveve read more

Aspen Ridge Homes' 77 Charles Street West As Seen From St Thomas Street

This photo shows the impact of the development 77 Charles St West on its area.
May 11, 2011 8:27 am | by Editor | Comments
77 Charles Street West is starting to make an impact as seen in this picture by Urban Toronto forum member philofra. image by philofra read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 11, 2011

May 11, 2011 12:55 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Quote of the Day: Doug Ford on police force costs, Del Grande, Doug Ford spar over value of paid-duty policing, The battle is on to save the Fort York bridge ... read more

Chestnut Hill's Address at High Park Condos Under Construction on Bloor

This photo of The Address at High Park was shot on Feb 18, 2011 by urbandreamer
May 10, 2011 3:23 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Address at High Park is a 12 storey condominium by Chestnut Hill Homes currently under construction on Bloor Street at Indian Road, just east of Keele Subway station. The hillside site ... read more

King West Restaurant Row Threatened As Condos March Ever Closer?

This is a rendering of the street-level view facing south on King St. West
May 10, 2011 2:56 pm | by Editor | Comments
There is an obvious condo boom in this city that's quickly gobbling up every parking lot in sight. We're glad the parking lots are disappearing but concerns do start to arise as the condos start ... read more

More Of Lanterra Developments' Proposal For Two 58 Storey Condo Towers At 501 Yonge Street

An aerial view of the Yonge St. neighbourhood between College & Wellesley Street
May 10, 2011 2:45 pm | by Editor | Comments
Yesterday we ran a crude drawing of the proposal by Lanterra Developments for twin 58 storey condo towers at 501 Yonge Street. Today we get a great look of a massing model of the neighbourhood by ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 10, 2011

May 10, 2011 12:19 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Quote of the Day: CLC president on CN Tower’s new EdgeWalk, City garbage boss’s move to private firm stirs concern, Was Ford bash a campaign event or a fundraiser? ... read more

UrbanToronto Focuses on Monarch's Redevelopment near the 401 and 404

Legacy at Heron’s Hill, Legacy, tower, Monarch, ultra, yorkland
May 9, 2011 3:36 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Work continues on Monarch’s Heron's Hill project which is located at Sheppard and Yorkland in the former North York. The 25 storey Legacy is the first phase of a three tower development that will ... read more

Legacy and Ultra, Monarch's Heron's Hill Condos near the 401 and 404

This a rendering of Legacy 25-storey first tower of Monarch Group's Heron Hill.
May 9, 2011 3:24 pm | by Craig White | Comments
In early April UrbanToronto toured Legacy, the 25-storey first tower at the Monarch Group's Heron's Hill project. As always when we get up high above the city, we took the opportunity to take ... read more

CN Tower Launches Exciting New Attraction

Toronto's CN Tower launches new EdgeWalk attraction
May 9, 2011 3:04 pm | by Nada Laskovski | Comments
Thrill-seekers will have a new reason to visit the CN Tower with the launch of the new EdgeWalk experience ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: The Armouries

This is a photo of The Armouries on University stood until its 1963 demolition
May 9, 2011 2:13 pm | by Editor | Comments
UrbanToronto has partnered with Heritage Toronto to capture a moment in Toronto's past. On a weekly basis, we will both be highlighting a historic photo of the city's people, places and events, ... read more

231 Richmond East To Be Redeveloped As 18 Storey Condo By Lamb Development?

This rendering of proposed condo at 231 Richmond East developed by Brad J. Lamb
May 9, 2011 2:05 pm | by Editor | Comments
There's news in the Urban Toronto forum that a new 18 storey condo is coming to 231 Richmond Street East. Currently occupied by a Goodwill depot, the word is that Brad J. Lamb's Lamb Development ... read more

Lanterra Developments Applies For Two 58 Storey Condos At 501 Yonge Street

This photo includes a rendering of the proposed 58 story condo at 501 Yonge St.
May 9, 2011 1:59 pm | by Editor | Comments
We wrote back on April 6, 2011 that Lanterra Developments had purchased 501 Yonge Street for a cool $38.5 million dollars. At the time speculation was rampant as to their plans for the site. Well ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 9, 2011

May 8, 2011 7:07 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
What the #&^$: New contract for Toronto police, Toronto’s garbage boss privatizing himself, Ford’s short-sighted vision of Toronto’s waterfront ... read more