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Suburban Skylines Across the GTA

Don Valley Village, Toronto
August 14, 2010 3:11 pm | by Editor | Comments
While you've no doubt seen countless images of downtown Toronto's skyline, chances are you haven't seen much of the suburban centres that dot our urban landscape. UrbanToronto's "Toronto Skylines" ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 14, 2010

August 14, 2010 5:21 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Bailão slams Giambrone over Dufferin Jog, Hume: Tim does its bit on the Danforth, City Council Plans Improved Control Over TTC Budgets + more news. read more

Great Views for the condos at Daniels' Festival Tower

Festival Tower, Daniels with KPMB Architects and Kirkor Architects, Toronto
August 13, 2010 10:51 am | by Doug Convoy | Comments
For our fifth and final instalment on Daniels' flagship Festival Tower, Urban Toronto shares with you the stunning views from the building over the whole city and of the building from street-level ... read more

Bisha Hotel And Residences By Lifetime Developments And Ink Entertainment Launches

Bisha Hotel & Residences, by Lifetime Developments & Ink Entertainment, Toronto
August 13, 2010 10:32 am | by Craig White | Comments
Quite the party was held on August 12th at the opulent new Blue Jays Way sales office to mark the launch of the 41-storey Bisha Hotel and Residences. Bisha is the childhood nickname of clubland ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 13, 2010

August 13, 2010 4:45 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Zoning bylaw lands on city councillors (National Post) Old faces bring new life to Brick Works (National Post) Post gets action: City rejects new floors on downtown condo (National ... read more

Quick Pic: A Look At Crystal Blue, A Condo By Bazis International

Crystal Blu Condos Toronto by Bazis Inc and Burka Varacalli Architects
August 13, 2010 4:26 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
A close-up of developer Bazis International's first condo in Toronto. Rising 36 storeys, CrystalBlu is located on Balmuto Street just southwest of Yonge and Bloor. The building was designed by ... read more

Photo Of The Day: New KPMG Sign On Bay Adelaide Centre Lit Up At Night

KPMG sign on Brookfield Properties' Bay Adelaide Centre in Toronto
August 13, 2010 12:07 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The new KPMG sign is now up on the north side of the Bay Adelaide Centre. Signage will soon be up on the other three sides as well. Here it is fully lit up at night. Urban Toronto says two thumbs ... read more

Cordish's Massive Woodbine Live! Project Ramping Up

Woodbine Race Track in Etobicoke by Cordish Companies and Woodbine Entertainment
August 12, 2010 11:25 am | by Craig White | Comments
Family-owned American developer The Cordish Companies is teaming up with the Woodbine Entertainment Group to transform the undeveloped land around the Woodbine Race Track in northern Etobicoke ... read more

Condo Amenities Impress at Daniels' Festival Tower

Festival Tower TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto by Daniels and Kirkor Architects
August 12, 2010 11:16 am | by Doug Convoy | Comments
Urban Toronto’s comprehensive tour of the KPMB-designed Festival Tower, courtesy of Daniels Corp, now takes you into its very extensive amenities area, located on two whole levels of the podium ... read more

Quick Pic: Westbank's Shangri-La Hotel And Condominium Starts To Rise

Shangri-La in Toronto by Westbank Developments, Hariri Pontarini Architects
August 12, 2010 10:59 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Shangri-La Hotel And Condominium podium is starting to make an impact from Adelaide and University. The James Cheng/Hariri Pontarini designed building is being developed by Westbank/Peterson ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 12, 2010

August 12, 2010 12:06 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Peter Kuitenbrouwer: Chutzpah and change on St. Nicholas Street (National Post) Hamilton’s stadium fumbles (Globe and Mail)  TTC plan to award contract for new fare system attacked (Globe and ... read more

Festival Tower Puts Daniels Corporation High On The Downtown Skyline

Festival Tower TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto by Daniels and Kirkor Architects
August 11, 2010 10:53 am | by Doug Convoy | Comments
Urban Toronto’s tour of Festival Tower by Daniels moves up onto the roof and into the mechanical box and lantern. These are largely ornamental and will remain virtually empty but they bring the ... read more

Yorkdale Mall Planning Major Expansion

Yorkdale Mall 2012 Expansion Toronto by Oxford Properties
August 11, 2010 10:43 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Yorkdale Mall is preparing for a major expansion. Early plans show 130,000 square feet of new space spread over 30-40 new retail outlets including restaurants. Two levels of parking will be added ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 11, 2010

August 11, 2010 2:34 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Miller opens Toronto’s newest beach, teases reporters on return to race, Women's College Hospital to get facelift + more news. read more

Market Wharf Growing On Jarvis At The Esplanade

Market Wharf Condos Toronto by Context Development
August 10, 2010 1:52 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member Jasonzed recently took these photos of construction at Market Wharf, a 32-storey condominium under construction immediately south of the Saint Lawrence Market (that's it in the ... read more

Daily headlines: News from the Internet for August 10, 2010

August 10, 2010 1:11 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
FYI: Miller not reconsidering a run for office, Toronto’s newest beach opens, David Miller suggests skinny dipping,Build Toronto wants $200 million in city loan guarantees + more news. read more

Photo Of The Day: Toronto Hydro Digging Up The East End

Photo Of The Day: Toronto Hydro Digging Up The East End
August 10, 2010 1:05 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Jarvis looking north towards Front Street. Toronto Hydro has been digging up the east end as they expand the size of their utility holes. I wonder how long we'll have to live with the asphalt ... read more

Quick Pic: KPMG Signage Continues To Be Added To The Bay Adelaide Centre

Bay Adelaide Centre, by Brookfield Properties, Toronto
August 10, 2010 1:01 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
KPMG signage continues to be added to their new offices at the Bay Adelaide Centre. The WZMH designed 50 storey office building opened last year. Now the final piece of the puzzle is being ... read more

Festival Tower Tour Continues With A Look At The Condo Suites

Bell Lightbox/Festival Tower, by Daniels with KPMB Architects, Toronto
August 10, 2010 12:52 pm | by Doug Convoy | Comments
Urban Toronto’s tour continues inside Festival Tower and into the condo suites, which are in various states of completion; more so on the lower levels, less so on the upper levels. The top two ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Looking Down On Residences Of College Park's Condo North Tower

Residences of College Park condos Toronto by Canderal Stoneridge
August 10, 2010 12:30 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Looking down on the north tower at Residences of College Park. The Canderel Stoneridge developed towers were designed by Graziani & Corazza Architects. The tower actually looks pretty good at ... read more