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New 30-40 Storey Student Residence Coming To 245-253 College Street?

245 - 253 College Street in Toronto by Knightstone and Diamond Schmitt
January 21, 2011 11:54 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
There's a new proposal for student housing that's sure to cause a lot of controversy. The University of Toronto has announced a private sector partner, Knightstone Capital Management, for a 30-40 ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Check Out The Sexy Sales Centre For Camrost-Felcorp's Imperial Plaza Condo

Imperial Plaza Condominiums in Toronto by Camrost-Felcorp.
January 21, 2011 12:48 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Wow was all we could say when we first viewed today's Photo Of The Day. Taken by forum member androiduk, the photos shows the sales centre for the new Imperial Plaza Toronto condos. Located at 111 ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 20, 2011

January 20, 2011 11:44 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
From Matthew to Muhammad, OpenFile maps GTA baby names (National Post) Electrify GO Transit’s busiest corridors, Metrolinx report urges (Globe and Mail) Another transit fantasy - and this one is ... read more

Graywood & Beaverhall's Ocean Club Condos Model Suite Now On View

Ocean Club in Toronto by Graywood and Beaverhall, Page + Steele Architects
January 20, 2011 11:40 am | by Craig White | Comments
The sales pavilion at Ocean Club Condos in Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores is opening. The complex, featuring an 8-storey boutique building and a 37-storey tower. It fronts Lake Ontario across from ... read more

Construction Update on Cityzen and Fernbrook's The Shores Development

The Shores in Oakville by Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Page + Steele.
January 20, 2011 11:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes are bringing a modern, nautically inspired condominium to the shores of Oakville's Bronte Harbour. Fittingly, the Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed project ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Toronto Harbour And Skyline On Cold Winter's Day

Photo Of The Day: Toronto Harbour And Skyline On Cold Winter's Day
January 20, 2011 10:53 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day is somewhat of a departure for photographer and forum member tomms. He usually can be found doing his best spider man routine by getting amazing shots from the tops ... read more

Photo of the Day: Burano Looms Over the Bay Street Canyon

Burano Condos in Toronto by Lanterra Developments and architectsAlliance
January 20, 2011 12:29 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day is of Lanterra Development's Burano, located on Bay Street north of College. The project, designed by architectsAlliance, appears to have topped off at its final height of ... read more

Photo Of The Day: RIP Sergeant Ryan Russell

Procession of police officers for the funeral of Ryan Russell.
January 19, 2011 1:48 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today was a sad day for Toronto as the funeral for murdered police officer Sergeant Ryan Russell took place. More than 10,000 police officers and countless others came to pay their respects. The ... read more

Montana Steele Wins International Accolades For Toronto Condo Marketing

Bisha Hotel and Condo in Toronto by Lifetime Developments and Ink Entertainment
January 19, 2011 1:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto-based Montana Steele Advertising has brought home 11 Gold Awards from the 2011 Nationals Sales and Marketing ceremony in Orlando, Florida, upping the take from last year’s ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 19, 2011

January 19, 2011 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Chris Selley: Pan Am grumbling is groan worthy (National Post) Metrolinx recommends electrifying GO trains (National Post) TTC to consult with public over proposed bus route ... read more

New Pedestrian Bridge Over The 401 To Connect Pickering Town Centre To GO Station

Pickering Go Bridge in Pickering.
January 19, 2011 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The City Pickering is not generally known for its urbanism or walkability. But, even here, environmental sustainability and smart growth is making some progress. Plans are in the works for a ... read more

What Mississauga City Centre Would Look Like Out On The Alberta Prairie.

Mississauga's skyline is ever-growing these days.
January 19, 2011 12:15 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Neat picture by forum member Jasonzed of Mississauga City Centre as taken from the CN Tower. It shows just how big downtown Mississauga is becoming as towers such as Absolute World continue to ... read more

Excavation at Early Stage at Pemberton's U Condos on Bay

U Condos in Toronto by Pemberton Group and architectsAlliance
January 18, 2011 3:24 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Excavation is underway at the site of the Pemberton Group's two-tower-plus-townhouse project on Bay Street called U Condos. U, designed by architectsAlliance, will feature two point towers, one on ... read more

Diamond + Schmitt's New Centennial College Facility Taking Shape

Centenial College Mississauga's Learning Commons is by Diamond + Schmitt.
January 18, 2011 2:57 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Centennial College is expanding the facilities at their Progress Campus in Scarborough near Markham Road and the 401. Thanks to a $35 million infrastructure investment by the provincial and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 18, 2011

January 18, 2011 1:56 pm | by Edward | Comments
North St. James Town skyscraper proposal concerns planning staff (National Post) As Pan Am costs double, Ford says no more surprises (Globe and Mail) Pan Am developers await short list of bidders ... read more

Photo Of The Day: New Condo Towers By Menkes Coming To Current Four Seasons Hotel Site At 21 Avenue Road

Queen's Park Legislature stands before Dubai's impressive skyline.
January 18, 2011 12:58 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
On Thursday an Ontario court rejected the Province's attempt to appeal an OMB decision to allow for the redevelopment of the existing Fours Seasons Hotel location at 21 Avenue Road. The developer ... read more

Rêve Condos By Tridel Changing The Face Of Front Street West

Rêve Condos by Tridel and designed by Wallman Architects with Burka.
January 18, 2011 12:47 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Rêve Condos, located at 560 Front Street West, is quickly changing the face of this former industrial area. The 14-storey building is being developed by Tridel with design by Wallman Architects in ... read more

Demolition Work Begins At The Site Of Concert Properties' The Berczy Condo

Berczy Condos, Toronto, IBI Group, Concert Properties
January 17, 2011 2:15 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Here comes The Berczy Condos. Demolition work has begun for the 13 storey condo that is to be located at the south west corner of Front and Church. Developed by Vancouver based Concert Properties, ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Independent Order of Foresters' Arch

Independent Order of Foresters' Arch, Toronto, 1901
January 17, 2011 1:58 pm | by Craig White | 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

Blvd And Lifetime's Victory Condos Topped Off

Victory Condos was developed by BLVD and Lifetime and designed by Wallman
January 17, 2011 10:38 am | by Craig White | Comments
Victory Condos, a 12-storey development designed by Wallman Architects and situated on King Street west of Spadina Avenue, was topped off in November 2010. The BLVD and Lifetime ... read more