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Topping Off September 2010: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Trump International hotel and tower in Toronto by Talon and Zeidler Architects
October 4, 2010 4:15 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
10. Ritz-Carlton (Graywood/CadFair, 53s, KPF/P+S) 9. Absolute World (MCC, Fernbrook/Cityzen, 56 + 50s, MAD (Yansong Ma)) 8. Ïce Condos/York Centre (16 York St., CadFair/Lanterra, 67 + 57 + 31s, ... read more

Tridel's New Rêve Condo Rising Quickly On Front Street West

Reve Condos in Toronto by Tridel and Wallman Architects with Burka
October 4, 2010 4:04 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Tridel is leading the charge in reshaping Front Street West. Work has recently begun on 300 Front West. Meanwhile further west the Rêve condos at 560 Front West is quickly rising. Occupying the ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Cityscape's Completed Pure Spirit And Soon To Be Rising Clear Spirit Condos Add Much To The Distillery District

Pure Spirit Condos in Toronto by Cityscape and architectsAlliance
October 4, 2010 3:57 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Photos taken yesterday from the 11th floor deck at 39 Parliament Street. 39 was one of the original condos built more than a decade ago in the Distillery District. Photos show Cityscape ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 4, 2010

October 4, 2010 12:08 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Burlington pier going nowhere (Toronto Star) Hume: A predictable naysayer on the lakefront (Toronto Star) We're Number One! Toronto is most livable city in world: report (Toronto Sun) LORINC: The ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Toronto Wholesale Fruit Market

Toronto Wholesale Fruit Market
October 3, 2010 4:07 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Urban Toronto 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

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 1, 2010

October 1, 2010 3:43 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
What the #!%?: Real estate à la carte (National Post) Flooding delays Ritz-Carlton opening until January (Globe and Mail) TIFF’s new Lightbox proves magnet for business (Globe and Mail) Big ... read more

UK Art Collective Troika Animates Corus Quay

October 1, 2010 3:26 pm | by Craig White | Comments
[video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmezQrvmsx8] read more

Corus Quay Officially Opens on Toronto's East Bayfront

Shoal by Troika at Corus Quay Entertainment
October 1, 2010 3:24 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Urban Toronto’s coverage of Corus Quay continues with a spotlight on three competition-winning, specially-commissioned installations by UK Art Practice Troika – Shoal, Lightning Bolt, and Drizzle ... read more

Thunderbird Condos To Rise At Edilcan's One Valhalla

Thunderbird in Etobicoke by Edilcan and Page + Steele/IBI Architects
October 1, 2010 3:12 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Edilcan is launching the second phase of their briskly selling One Valhalla project. It is the tall centre tower of the project, the 32 storey Thunderbird Condo this time.  Thunderbird ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Bay And Bloor Street Pedestrian Scramble Crossing Signals Being Installed

Photo Of The Day: Bay And Bloor Street Pedestrian Scramble Crossing Signals Bein
October 1, 2010 3:02 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Bloor Street revitalization continues with the installation of pedestrian scramble crossing signals at Bay and Bloor. The signals, which allow pedestrians the ability to cross in all ... read more

What Will The Yonge And Bloor Skyline Look Like In 2015?

Yonge and Bloor skyline in Toronto
October 1, 2010 2:57 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The city's skyline has changed massively in the last decade and more change is on the way. Here's a comparison of the Yonge and Bloor skyline as it looks like today and what it should look like in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 30, 2010

September 30, 2010 2:48 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Video: Adam Giambrone’s $15,000 TTC swan song (National Post) Gallery: Pan Am Games street party (Globe and Mail) Province derides Toronto’s plan for open-payment transit system (Globe and Mail) read more

Urban Toronto Tours The New Corus Quay By Waterfront Toronto

Corus Quay Building in Toronto for Corus Entertainment by Diamond and Schmitt
September 30, 2010 2:28 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Urban Toronto was invited to the official opening and press tour of Corus Quay earlier this week. The 500,000 sq ft environmentally-friendly, open-concept, high-tech facility, designed by Diamond ... read more

A Look At 77 Charles West Condos By Aspen Ridge Homes

77 Charles Street West in Toronto by Aspen Ridge Homes and HOK Architects
September 30, 2010 1:02 pm | by Craig White | Comments
At the recent Ontario Home Builders' Association (OHBA) 2010 Awards of Distinction, Aspen Ridge Homes took home two prestigious honours (Most Outstanding High Rise Building and Most Outstanding ... read more

Cladding Starts To Be Added To Yorkville Group's MuseumHouse Condo

MuseumHouse in Toronto by Yorkville Group and Page + Steele Architects
September 30, 2010 12:47 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Cladding starts to rise on the Yorkville Group developed MuseumHouse condo. The 19 storey Page + Steele designed building is rising across the street from the Royal Ontario Museum at 204 ... read more

Welcome to the Neighborhood: Diamante Development's Florian set at Bay and Davenport

The Florian Site Location, Toronto, photo by Hypnotoad
September 30, 2010 11:27 am | by Editor | Comments
The Florian is the latest project from Diamante Development, a company whose past history includes Domus, One City Hall and One Balmoral. Designed by Hariri Pontarini in association with Young + ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Maple Leaf Gardens Renovation Work Continues

Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto by Loblaws Company
September 30, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Construction progress on Maple Leaf Gardens, image by dt_toronto_geek Maple Leaf Gardens' transformation into a Loblaws Superstore and the new Ryerson University skating rink continues. read more

Yonge & Eglinton Centre Under Siege: Residents Protest RioCan's Plans for Yonge & Eglinton

Open Corner of Yonge and Eglinton Centre, Toronto
September 29, 2010 1:16 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Protest is coming to Yonge and Eglinton today and Urban Toronto will be live blogging the event. Local residents are protesting plans by Yonge-Eglinton Centre's owner RioCan to replace open space ... read more

Context's Market Wharf Condo Podium Close to Final Height

Market Wharf Condos in Toronto by Context and architectsAlliance
September 29, 2010 12:41 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Market Wharf, the new condominium project by Context south of the St. Lawrence Market, is close to its finished height at the north end. The architectsAlliance-designed complex consists of a ... read more

Urban Toronto Tours X The Condominium By Great Gulf Homes

X Condominiums in Toronto by Great Gulf and architectsAlliance
September 29, 2010 12:36 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto recently got a chance to see the progress at X The Condominium, Great Gulf's homage to Miesian modernism touched by some Mondrianesque whimsey at Jarvis and Charles Streets in ... read more