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Daily Poll 27 for May 26, 2010: Pug Awards Russell Hill Retirement Residence

Vote for the Russell Hill Retirement Residence in the PUG Awards
May 26, 2010 5:13 am | by Craig White | Comments
Our thirteenth round of Pug Award polls showed that UrbanToronto likes ReZen just fine... and loves loves loves the Royal Conservatory's makeover. Not a surprise really... but here's a small one: ... read more

News Headlines For May 26, 2010

May 26, 2010 12:04 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Canadian regions wipe out municipal efforts at being green: study (Globe and Mail) Toronto to house only Islamic art museum in North America (Toronto Star) Public to get say on Don Lands ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Bicycle Shadows

Photo Of The Day Toronto: Bicycle Shadows
May 26, 2010 12:01 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
What an interesting way to look at the world. Image by androiduk read more

Doors Open 2010: The Gardiner Museum And McKinsey & Company

The Gardiner Museum, part of Doors Open 2010
May 25, 2010 10:41 am | by Craig White | Comments
Doors Open takes place this coming weekend at 146 buildings across Toronto, with most buildings open to visitors both days. Some buildings only open for either the Saturday or the Sunday ... read more

Festival Tower and tiff Bell Lightbox By The Daniels Corporation Highlighted

tiff-Bell Lightbox and Festival Tower condos Toronto by The Daniels Corporation
May 25, 2010 10:27 am | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member Darwin got this telephoto shot of the top of Festival Tower by Daniels at the Bell Lightbox, new home of the Toronto International Film Festival ... read more

Daily Poll 26 for May 25, 2010: Pug Awards Royal Conservatory Telus Centre

Royal Conservatory TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning
May 25, 2010 4:08 am | by Craig White | Comments
Here's the twenty-sixth building up for this year's Pug Awards, for which we hope you will take the time to vote both here and at the Pug Awards' official site. Our take on the Pugs is an ... read more

News Headlines For May 25, 2010

May 25, 2010 1:18 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Pension fund once planned takeover of GTA utilities (Toronto Star) What’s going on with 10 major projects around the GTA (Toronto Star) Time to chat about road tolls: transport ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Waterclub and Riviera Condos

Photo Of The Day: Waterclub and Riviera Condos Toronto
May 24, 2010 1:39 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Waterclub and Riviera Condos nicely frame the north side of Queens Quay. A beautiful day at Harbourfront. Image by Edward Skira read more

Daily Poll 24 for May 22-23, 2010: Pug Awards RBC Centre

RBC Centre Toronto
May 24, 2010 10:38 am | by Craig White | Comments
Here's the twenty-fourth building up for this year's Pug Awards, for which we hope you will take the time to vote both here and at the Pug Awards' official site. Our take on the Pugs is an ... read more

Daily Poll 23 for May 22-23, 2010: Pug Awards Pure Spirit

Pure Spirit Condos Toronto
May 24, 2010 4:36 am | by Craig White | Comments
Our eleventh round of Pug Award polls showed that One Cole is pretty much admired around these-here-parts, while Plaza Royale is racking up raspberries. Is tacking Royal, or worse Royale, onto a ... read more

Daily Poll 22 for May 22-23, 2010: Pug Awards Plaza Royale

Plaza Royale condo Toronto by the Torbel Group
May 22, 2010 2:34 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Here's the twenty-second building up for this year's Pug Awards, which we hope you will take the time to vote for both here, and at the Pug Awards' official site. Our take on the Pugs is an ... read more

Daily Poll 21 for May 22-23, 2010: Pug Awards One Cole

One Cole condos Toronto by the Daniels Corporation
May 22, 2010 2:31 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Our tenth day of Pug Award polls showed that UrbanToronto tends to like both Montage and Neo, neither inspiring much ardour nor disgust, although Neo is turning a few more heads. Meanwhile, ... read more

News Headlines For May 22, 2010

May 22, 2010 12:03 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
A space with too much volume: the Hearn generating station (National Post) Don’t fence me in (National Post) Canadian cities mark “new deal” milestone (Toronto Star) Hume: ... read more

Doors Open 2010: Two Attractions at the John Street

John St. Roundhouse and Toronto Railway Heritage Centre Toronto
May 21, 2010 2:23 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A week tomorrow - Saturday May 29 - and continuing on Sunday May 30 - 146 buildings across Toronto will throw open their doors and lay out the welcome mat for a public eager for a peak at places ... read more

Dufferin Street: Eliminating the jog

Dufferin Street Bridge Construction, Toronto
May 21, 2010 2:17 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Work continues on eliminating the jog in Dufferin Street at Queen. Ever since 1897, Queen Street has passed straight under the railroad tracks where it meets Dufferin Street, but those wishing to ... read more

Daily Poll 20 for May 21, 2010: Pug Awards Neo

Neo Condominiums Toronto by Concord Adex At CityPlace
May 21, 2010 2:12 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Here's the twentieth building up for this year's Pug Awards, which we hope you will take the time to vote for both here, and at the Pug Awards' official site. Our take on the Pugs is an experiment ... read more

Daily Poll 19 for May 21, 2010: Pug Awards Montage

Montage Condos Toronto at CityPlace by Concord Adex
May 21, 2010 11:16 am | by Craig White | Comments
Our ninth day of Pug Award polls showed that UrbanToronto has little love for Malibu, and none for Minto Skyy. Nobody hates either of them though, and if fact Malibu mostly inspires neutrality, ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Number One York Quay

Photo Of The Day: Number One York Quay Toronto
May 21, 2010 11:12 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Photographer androiduk had this to say about this picture: One of my favourite building entrances in the whole city. Real sense of arrival when you show up here.  Image by androiduk read more

NXT Condominiums @ Windermere by The Lake By Cresford Developments On The Rise

NXT Condominiums at Windermere by The Lake Toronto by Cresford Developments
May 21, 2010 4:29 am | by Craig White | Comments
Recent images of work on Cresford's NXT condominium, designed by architectsAlliance, and located at their Windermere by the Lake project on the Queensway east of the Humber River, show that this ... read more