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News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 30, 2010

August 30, 2010 12:15 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
City’s giant $8M flagpole may get lift from Viagra (National Post) Despite cost warnings, city approves $88M arena (National Post) 12 years later, Toronto gets its common zoning bylaw (National ... read more

Neighbourhood Profile - North of Yorkville: NoYo

Neighbourhood Profile - North of Yorkville: NoYo
August 30, 2010 11:44 am | by Craig White | Comments
All parts of Toronto are defined by a neighbourhood, some more aptly named than others. Neighbourhood boundaries can be distinct, or can be blurry and overlap. Some places may be a part of more ... read more

City Council Approves Waterfront Toronto’s Bayside Development Project

Bayside condos by Hines Canada announced by Waterfront Toronto
August 27, 2010 12:12 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Proposed development for WaterfrontToronto's Bayside neighborhood read more

Photo Of The Day: Daniel Libeskind Designed L Tower Condo Gets A Crane

L Tower, Toronto, by Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint and Libeskind
August 27, 2010 12:06 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The L Tower will now finally start to rise as the construction crane is finally in place. The 57 storey Daniel Libeskind designed (he did the ROM expansion) condo is set to rise 57 storeys on the ... read more

And The Winner Of The NameOurCondo Contest Is...

Backstage Condos in Toronto by Cityzen and Page+Steele Contest winner Adam Thody
August 27, 2010 12:01 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Drum roll please... Backstage On The Esplanade! The winning name was submitted by Adam Thody who walks away with the $5,000 prize. Two runner-up winners received an Ipad. The winning name is an ... read more

Quick Pic: Cinema Tower Condo By Daniels Begins Construction Photo

Cinema Tower Condos, by Daniels with Kirkor Architects, Toronto
August 26, 2010 12:48 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Daniels Corporation has begun construction of The Cinema Tower Condos. Located at 21-31 Widmer Street in the Entertainment District, this Kirkor Architects designed condo is set to rise ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Corus Quay As Seen From Toronto Harbour

Corus Quay in Toronto East Bayfront by Diamond and Schmitt Architects
August 26, 2010 12:23 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Corus Quay, the new home of Corus Entertainment, as seen from the harbour. The recently opened Sugar Beach sits in front and the new permanent Corus logo is finally up on the building. This 7 ... read more

Parking Enforcement Officers Parking Illegally?

Peter Street, Toronto. Parking Enforcement Officers Parking Illegally?
August 26, 2010 12:10 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Do parking laws not apply to the people who are meant to enforce them? On a day when CTV News is reporting that parking enforcement officers were caught parking their cruiser in the disabled spot ... read more

Concord Adex Making Significant Progress With Discovery Condos

Discovery 1 & 2 at Concord Park Place in Toronto by Concord Adex, Quadrangle
August 26, 2010 11:49 am | by Craig White | Comments
Concord Adex came into Toronto in a big way a decade ago with its skyline-stretching CityPlace neighbourhood west of the SkyDome. While recent additions to the CityPlace parcel mean up to another ... read more

BLVD And Lifetime Developments' Victory Condos Growing On King Street West

Victory Condos by BLVD And Lifetime Developments and Wallman Architects, Toronto
August 26, 2010 11:45 am | by Craig White | Comments
Victory Condos by BLVD Development (a sister company of Lifetime Developments) are continuing to grow on King Street just west of Spadina by Toronto's core. The 12-storey building designed by ... read more

NXT Condominiums @ Windermere by The Lake By Cresford Developments Updated

NXT Condos in Toronto by Cresford Development and architectsAlliance
August 26, 2010 11:32 am | by Craig White | Comments
Where the Humber River meets Lake Ontario, Cresford Developments' glassy NXT Condominiums are rapidly closing in on completion. NXT will soon by joined by sister NXT2, both ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 26, 2010

August 26, 2010 11:30 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Lawsuit proceeds about public art at new TIFF headquarters, TTC meets to discuss new head office, Council excited about big pole + more news. read more

Daniels' Limelight Condominiums Under Construction In Mississauga

Limelight Condos, by Daniels with Kirkor Architects, Mississauga
August 25, 2010 1:18 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Right now Daniels' latest Mississauga City Centre condominium project, Limelight Condos, is just a hole in the ground... Limelight Condos Site, Photo by yyzer But the project will soon look ... read more

Toronto's Street Signs: A Microcosm Of The World

Street signs from the west end
August 25, 2010 1:09 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Just a little shrine to Toronto's eclectic set of street signage before many are converted over to those new signs with the (from what I've seen so far) rather cheap-looking, early 90s clipart ... read more

Heritage Toronto Hosts Mayoral Debate On Monday, August 30

Heritage Toronto Logo
August 25, 2010 1:06 pm | by Craig White | Comments
HERITAGE TORONTO AND THE TORONTO HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION HOSTS MAYORAL DEBATE Public forum to discuss the state of heritage On Monday, August 30th, Heritage Toronto and the Toronto Historical ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 25, 2010

August 25, 2010 12:20 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Scathing TTC service report fails to derail museum plan (Globe and Mail) Construction equipment plummets into downtown park (Globe and Mail) Picton residents try to save one-quarter ... read more

First Hints Of What The New First Canadian Place Cladding Will Look Like

Recladding at First Canadian Place. Photo by nicetommy.
August 25, 2010 12:03 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The first hints of what the new cladding on First Canadian Place will look like was finally revealed yesterday. Work on the Brookfield Properties' owned building is being led by Moed de Armas ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Cadillac Fairview and Lanterra's Maple Leaf Square As Seen From Infinity Condos

Maple Leaf Square as seen from Infinity Condo. Photo by Sam Javanrouh.
August 25, 2010 12:13 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The newly completed Maple Leaf Square as seen from the 35th floor of Conservatory Group's Infinity Condo. The multi-use project, consisting of hotel, retail and office, is topped by two ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 24, 2010

August 24, 2010 1:01 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Mayor Miller would likely win if he ran again, poll shows, Picture shows parking officers using disabled spot, Hume: Miller leaves city divided as never before + more news. read more

NameOurCondo Top Ten Names Announced For Cityzen/Fernbrook/Castlepoint Project

August 24, 2010 12:54 pm | by Craig White | Comments
One of the condo industry's most successful social media initiatives, Name Our Condo, will announce a winner this Thursday, August 26 at 12:17 pm. The announcement will be part of the opening ... read more