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News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 3, 2010

August 2, 2010 1:49 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Condo-naming contest tops 2,000 entries (National Post) Condo sales in Toronto drop for first time in 16 years (Globe and Mail) Who made the mystery statues in the Humber River? (Toronto ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 31, 2010

July 31, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Downtown office vacancy rate up: study (National Post) Metrolinx takes train: Crown takes over to build link to Pearson airport (National Post) Comment: Rail link should focus on service ... read more

A Dark Double Vision At X The Condominium

X Condos in Toronto by Great Gulf Homes and architectsAlliance
July 30, 2010 5:24 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Canadian artist Shayne Dark's Double Vision has arrived to add more dash to Toronto's tall, dark and handsome X The Condominium. The Great Gulf-built property now features Dark's 25 kinked red ... read more

Sierra's 68 Main Street: Everything Old Is New In Markham

68 Main Street in Markham by Sierra Group and Flanagan Beresford & Patteson
July 30, 2010 5:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
While some UrbanToronto types may not find the idea nor the town of Markham very urban or charming, with the evolving nature of Toronto and its suburbs there is always opportunity for change, and ... read more

Quick Pic: The Ritz-Carlton At Night From The Maple Leaf Square Condo

Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Condo in toronto by Graywood  and Page + Steele Architect
July 30, 2010 5:06 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The new Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Condo as seen from the new Maple Leaf Square Condos. The 53 storey Ritz-Carlton hotel is slated to open in September. It was developed by Graywood Developments and ... read more

Photo Of The Day: A Night Time View From Aspen Ridge's Vu Condo

Vu Condo in Toronto by Aspen Ridge and Hariri Pontarini
July 30, 2010 1:01 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Summer in the city as seen from Aspen Ridge Homes' Vu Condo. The 24 storey building, which was designed by Hariri Pontarini, recently opened. The view doesn't get much better than ... read more

Emerald City First Phase Replacement Rental Buildings Close To Completion

Emerald City in Toronto by El-Ad Group
July 29, 2010 4:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
One of the largest multi-year residential projects in all of Toronto is Emerald City, by internatioal developer the El-Ad Group. The site on the south side of Sheppard Avenue and east of Don Mills ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Aura Condo By Canderel Stoneridge Now Has A Webcam

Aura Condos in Toronto by Canderel Stoneridge and Graziani + Corazza Architects
July 29, 2010 2:14 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Aura Condo has just added a webcam where we all can watch this building rise. Slated to rise 75 storeys, this Graziani + Corazza Architects designed building is being developed by Montreal's ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 29, 2010

July 29, 2010 1:58 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Q and A: Digging up the dirt on the TTC boring process (National Post) New Metrolinx chairman named (National Post) Gehry apologized for condo slight, developer says (Globe and Mail) read more

Trump International Hotel And Tower Toronto As Seen From First Canadian Place

Trump Tower in Toronto by Talon International and Zeidler Partnership Architects
July 28, 2010 2:47 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Talon International developed Trump International Hotel And Tower Toronto as taken from the 68th floor of First Canadian Place. The Zeidler Partnership Architects designed building is ... read more

A Club With A View at CHAZ Yorkville Condos

Chaz Yorkville in Toronto by Edenshaw and Charles LTD., Page + Steele Architects
July 28, 2010 2:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto’s Yonge & Bloor neighbourhood continues to evolve with the addition of CHAZ Yorkville Condos. To be located at 45 Charles Street East next to the recently completed Casa ... read more

Breaking News: Southcore Financial Centre And New Delta Hotel Going Ahead On Bremner

Southcore Financial Centre by bcIMC and KPMB Architects with Steele + Page/IBI
July 28, 2010 2:07 pm | by Craig White | Comments
TORONTO, July 28 /CNW/ - British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (bcIMC) announced today its newest development project, Southcore Financial Centre (SFC), a major, mixed-use complex to ... read more

Quick Pic: Studio on Richmond Condo By Aspen Ridge Coming Soon

Studio on Richmond in Toronto by Aspen Ridge Homes and Quadrangle Architects
July 28, 2010 3:44 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Studio on Richmond Condo by Aspen Ridge is on the way. Fencing is going up where the sales centre will soon be built. The Quadrangle designed complex features 41 and 31 ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 28, 2010

July 28, 2010 1:06 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
'Open-fare’ technology not embraced elsewhere (Globe and Mail) Frank Gehry’s childhood home to be razed (Toronto Star) Metrolinx awards $54M tunneling contract for Eglinton line (Toronto Sun) Brad ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Standing In The Middle Of The Gardiner Looking East

Gardiner Expressway, Toronto
July 28, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Standing in the middle of the Gardiner Expressway (sort of) looking east towards downtown. That's quite a skyline that's developed in south Etobicoke.  Image by jasonzed read more

Corus Quay Has Its Slide… and Birds

Corus Quay in Toronto East Bayfront by Diamond and Schmitt Architects
July 27, 2010 5:18 pm | by Craig White | Comments
This report comes from a Corus employee at their new Diamond Schmitt-designed headquarters, namely Corus Quay, on Dockside Drive in Toronto's East Bayfront brownfield redevelopment area: "There ... read more

Now Open: The Thompson Hotel at 550 Wellington West

Thompson Hotel at 550 Wellington West condos Toronto by Freed Developments
July 27, 2010 2:41 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Thompson Hotel is open at Freed's new 550 Wellington West condominium complex. The chic 102-guestroom hotel shares some amenities with the 336 condo units in the modernist ... read more

Monarch's Nautilus now Three Storeys over the Etobicoke Waterfront

Nautilus Condos Toronto by the Monarch Group with design by Graziani + Corazza
July 27, 2010 2:11 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Construction has brought Nautilus, the latest Monarch project at their Waterview site on the Etobicoke Waterfront, to three storeys above ground. Eventually the 39-storey tower designed by ... read more

Sheridan College's new Mississauga City Centre Campus Coming Together

Sheridan College in Mississauga by Rounthwaite Dick and Hadley Architects
July 27, 2010 1:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member Jasonzed has been shooting pictures of Sheridan College's new Mississauga City Centre campus since shortly after the shovel went in the ground a scant two months ago:  read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 27, 2010

July 27, 2010 1:35 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
City Place 2 creates traffic headaches in Toronto’s downtown, Our fare share: Comparing transit payment systems, Frank Gehry’s boyhood home set to be replaced by a condo + more news. read more