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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

Quick Pic: The Top Of Chicago Condos By The Daniels Corporation

Quick Pic: The Top Of Chicago Condos By The Daniels Corporation
July 27, 2010 1:53 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
A quick shot of the top of the recently completed Chicago Condos. Located in Mississauga City Centre, this 36 storey condo was developed by the Daniels Corporation and designed by Kirkor ... read more

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

July 27, 2010 1:39 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Posted Toronto Political Panel: A token effort to fix the TTC (National Post) Big dreams for ‘Little Ethiopia’ dashed (Globe and Mail) Frank Gehry unfazed by plans to demolish childhood home in ... read more

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

Photo Of The Day: The View From Aspen Ridge Homes's Vu Condos Toronto
July 27, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Another view of the core from Aspen Ridge's new Vu Condo. That's quite the montage of buildings from every era of Toronto's past. Someone has a really great view at Vu! View from Vu, Image by ... read more

Cleaning the Finish on Freed Developments' Seventy5 Portland Street

Seventy5 Portland Street condos Toronto by Freed Developments
July 26, 2010 4:27 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Seventy5 Portland Street, the Freed Developments project designed by Philippe Starck's architectural practice 'Yoo' in association with Core Architects, has been undergoing a paint job for three ... read more

Empire Communities' Beyond the Sea Condos Celebrate Topping Off Ceremony

Beyond the Sea Condominiums Toronto by Empire Communities
July 26, 2010 3:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Empire Communities has topped off the North Tower, their 26-storey first phase, at Beyond The Sea, a condominium complex on Lake Shore Boulevard west of Park Lawn Road in the Etobicoke Waterfront ... read more

Quick Pic: Great Gulf's X The Condominium Lobby Coming Together

X Condos in Toronto by Great Gulf and architectsAlliance
July 26, 2010 2:12 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
X The Condominium by Great Gulf Homes is one of our most anticipated projects. We love the outside and can't wait to see the lobby. We weren't able to tour the project so we'll have to make do for ... read more

Tridel's 300 Front Street West Construction Underway

300 Front Street West in Toronto by Tridel and Wallman Architects
July 26, 2010 1:59 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Tridel has added a live camera to their website for their 300 Front Street West project in downtown Toronto as construction is now underway.   read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Wickham Lodge, 1916

Heritage Toronto Logo
July 26, 2010 1:56 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

Quick Pic: The Downtown Core Looking Like A Model

Quick Pic: Tilt-shift photo of downtown Toronto
July 26, 2010 1:40 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The downtown core as taken during the evening of Thursday, July 22, 2010 by forum member udo. We can't believe how much this photo resembles a model of Toronto rather than the real thing. The ... read more

Photo Of The Day: A Look At Emerging Architectural Designs From Outside Toronto

Photo Of The Day "Sandbanks School Of Design", Toronto
July 26, 2010 1:01 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Being the summer we decided to take some time off to enjoy the weather. At the same time we decided to check out some of the emerging young architectural talent from around the province. These ... read more

First Phases of Tridel's Avonshire Condos Add to North York's Skyline

Avonshire is being developed by Tridel with Kirkor Architects
July 23, 2010 4:53 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Tridel has been building residential towers and townhomes by the 401 and Yonge Street for over a decade. Now the first buildings of Tridel's latest North York Centre project, Avonshire, ... read more

Cube Lofts by Neilas and Raw Design On The Rise

Cube Lofts in Toronto's Little Itay by Neilas and RAW Design
July 23, 2010 4:26 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Nearly three years ago a sales office opened for Cube Lofts on College Street on Toronto's Little Italy. Originally the site of a project called N-Blox, developer Neilas had ... read more

Inside Corus Quay, The New Headquarters For... Corus Entertainment

Corus Headquarters is designed by Diamond+Schmitt
July 23, 2010 7:15 am | by Craig White | Comments
A few shots of the inside of Corus Entertainment's new headquarters at Corus Quay. The new 7 storey Diamond + Schmitt designed building was recently occupied by the media ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For July 23, 2010

July 23, 2010 3:03 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Once a gem, now generally forgotten, what could the future hold for Ontario Place? (National Post) Urban Scrawl: A longing to return to ‘People City’ of the past (National Post) Vaughan: ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Bell Lightbox/Festival Tower Condo By Daniels Makes An Impression On King West

Festival Tower and TIFF Bell Lightbox by The Daniels Corporation and KPMB
July 23, 2010 1:01 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Festival Tower and TIFF Bell Lightbox condo by the Daniels Corporation is making a major impression on King West. The Bell Lightbox podium portion is the new home of the ... read more

Photo Of The Day: A Look East Towards A Newly Growing Skyline

Photo Of The Day: A Look East Towards A Newly Growing Skyline
July 22, 2010 2:56 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
A look east towards a newly growing skyline. Image by ultran00b Additional photos by ultran00b can be found here. read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For July 22, 2010

July 22, 2010 12:15 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Comment: Graduated fare structure only way to go for TTC (National Post) Homeowners see red over taxes (Toronto Star) TTC riders might lose battle of the smart cards (Toronto ... read more

Trump Toronto Cladding Up Close

Trump Tower Hotel and Residences Toronto designed by Zeidler Architects.
July 22, 2010 12:12 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member Solaris went halfway up the Bay Adelaide Centre and got these up-close shots of cladding work on the Trump Tower Toronto. These shots, and more in the original post (see link ... read more

Tribute Communities and RioCan's 1717 Fits In On Avenue Road

1717 Avenue Road. 6 storey apartment by RioCan/Tribute with Turner Fleischer.
July 22, 2010 11:57 am | by Craig White | Comments
1717 Avenue Road is the kind of building the City wants to see lining many of our avenues. With setbacks on both the arterial and neighbourhood sides, 1717's 6-storey height does not ... read more