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Parking Enforcement Officers Parking Illegally?

Peter Street, Toronto. Parking Enforcement Officers Parking Illegally?
August 26, 2010 11:10 am | 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 10:49 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 10:45 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 10:32 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 10:30 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 12:18 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 12:09 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 12:06 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 11:20 am | 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 11:03 am | 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 24, 2010 11:13 pm | 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 12:01 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 11:54 am | 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

A Future Render Of Canderel Stoneridge's Aura Condo

Aura at College Park, Canderel Stoneridge and Graziani + Corazza.
August 24, 2010 11:29 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
A rendering of what the 75 storey Aura Condo should look like when completed from what we presume is the Pantages Tower. Developed by Canderel Stoneridge, and designed by Graziani + ... read more

Rob Ford Announces Plans For Yonge Street Bike Lanes

Rob Ford Announces Plans For Yonge Street Bike Lanes
August 23, 2010 11:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
In a surprise move City Of Toronto Mayoral candidate Rob Ford has reversed himself on the issue of bike lanes. His office stated that if elected Mayor he would recommend new bike lanes for Yonge ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 23, 2010

August 23, 2010 11:40 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
TTC told how to improve customer service 78 different ways (National Post) Pan Am track going to York U (Toronto Star) Hume: As a street closes, the city opens up (Toronto ... read more

Trump Toronto Condo Rising While KMPG Sign Is Now Up On The Bay Adelaide Centre

Trump Tower by Talon International and Zeidler Partnership Architects
August 23, 2010 10:35 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Trump Toronto continues to rise as seen from this picture taken from City Hall. The soon to be second tallest building in Canada is now officially past the half way point. The 60 storey ... read more

Menkes' Pears on the Avenue Brings Modern to Avenue and Davenport

Pears on the Avenue by Menkes, Page+Steele/IBI and Munge Leung
August 23, 2010 10:25 am | by Craig White | Comments
Menkes Developments is bringing a modern 19-storey condominium tower to the corner of Pears Avenue and Avenue Road, just north of Davenport. Pears On The Avenue sports a sleek, ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Queen's Visit

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip visiting Toronto's Bay Street in 1959.
August 23, 2010 10:11 am | 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 ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Happy Canadian National Exhibition

The Canadian National Exhibition. Photo by thecharioteer.
August 22, 2010 11:41 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The 133rd edition of the Canadian National Exhibition is now upon us. Food, midway rides, the air show and much more brings us back year after year. But are we wearing rose-coloured ... read more