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Maple Leaf Gardens' Renovation Continues - Soon To Be Loblaws And Ryerson

Former Maple Leaf Gardens Becoming A Loblaws and Ryerson Sports Centre
July 19, 2010 10:28 am | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member Androiduk took this recent photos of work inside the former Maple Leaf Gardens. Concrete columns are now being poured which will hold up Loblaw's shopping floor, and eventually ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Toronto Skyline From The Island Ferry

Photo Of The Day: Toronto Skyline From The Island Ferry
July 19, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Toronto skyline as taken from the Island Ferry. Every year the skyline slowly bulks up. Next year we should be able to see Shangri-La start to dominate the area between the ... read more

Church-Wellesley Residents Meet Regarding 596 Church Street Proposal

Proposed plan for 24-storey condo at 596 Church Street
July 18, 2010 2:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A well structured informational meeting was organized by residents of the affected properties on Thursday June 17th at the 519 Community Centre. Its purpose was to take questions from concerned ... read more

Nathan Phillips Square Revitalization Continues Apace

Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto by PLANT Architects
July 16, 2010 4:51 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The revitalization of Nathan Phillips Square at Toronto's City Hall continues apace. The design by PLANT Architect and Shore Tilbe Perkins + Will called for the removal of the bunker-like single ... read more

Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint's NameOurCondo Contest Suggestions

July 16, 2010 4:44 pm | by Craig White | Comments
These are all the suggestions so far from members' posts: 3Dementia: Stage Door BMyers: Shark Condos http://www.nameourcondo.com/entry/55 Duper: Music ... read more

Camrost-Felcorp's The Avenue Nears Completion On St. Clair

The Avenue Condos Toronto by Camrost-Felcorp and Page+Steele Architects
July 16, 2010 4:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Camrost-Felcorp is nearing completion at its 19 storey condominium The Avenue at the southwest corner of Avenue Road and St. Clair Avenue West. The building, designed by Page + Steele, sits above ... read more

Cityzen, Fernbrook, and Castlepoint Announce Name Our Condo Contest!

Site for new Cityzen, Fernbrook, and Castlepoint Project, Toronto
July 16, 2010 11:35 am | by Craig White | Comments
Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes, and Castlepoint, the developers of the L Tower, are getting set to launch their next condominium project directly across the street from it. The new ... read more

Photo Of The Day: The Bloor Street West Reconstruction Blues

Photo Of The Day: The Bloor Street West Reconstruction Blues
July 16, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Bloor Street West reconstruction blues. For shop owners, the summer of their discontent. Image by androiduk read more

New 40 Storey University Of Toronto Residence Coming To 245 & 253 College Street?

UofT College Street Residence, Toronto, designed by Diamond and Schmitt
July 15, 2010 3:16 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The University of Toronto has announced a private sector partner, Knightstone Capital Management, to help it create a new student residence on the south side of College Street east of Spadina. ... read more

Fram and Slokker's North Shore Condo Nears Completion in Port Credit

North Shore, in Port Credit by Fram and Slokker, with Giannone Petricone
July 15, 2010 3:11 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member Jasonzed took these shots of Fram and Slokker's Port Credit condominium project North Shore, designed by Ralph Giannone of Giannone Petricone. North Shore is situated across ... read more

596 Church Street Proposal

Rendering of 596 Church Condo by RAW Design
July 15, 2010 1:22 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A proposal which has quickly sparked controversy at UrbanToronto will be presented to the public on Thursday at 7 PM at the 519 community centre on Church Street. The project, by unknown developer ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 15, 2010

July 15, 2010 12:23 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Toronto needs ‘bold’ solution to gridlock problem: roundtable (National Post) Subway exit compromise fails to impress residents (National Post) Ontario Place seeks bids for a major makeover (Globe ... read more

Photo Of The Day: The East Side Of The King Edward Hotel

King Edward Hotel condos Toronto by Skyline Int, Dundee Realty and Alex Shnaider
July 15, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Neat shot of the east side of the King Edward Hotel.  Image by androiduk read more

Chicago Condos In Mississauga By The Daniels Corporation Updated

Chicago Condos in Mississauga by Daniels and Kirkor Architects
July 14, 2010 12:33 pm | by Craig White | Comments
When out in the Square One area, there's absolutely more to see than just one particular project... Chicago, developed by Daniels and designed by Kirkor Architects, is also worth a look. While not ... read more

Waterfront: East Bayfront - Sherbourne Common & Sugar Beach

Sugar Beach in Toronto, by WaterfrontToronto and Claude Cormier
July 14, 2010 12:11 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto returned to Canada's Sugar Beach on Toronto's Harbour to check out the progress being made before the official opening in August. While the pictures were taken in the low light of ... read more

Quick Pic: Daniels' New Limelight Condo Starts Construction in Mississauga

Limelight Condominiums Mississauga by the Daniels Corporation
July 14, 2010 11:52 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Daniels Corporation's newest project in Mississauga City Centre has started construction. Limelight Condominiums consists of a 22 and 32 storey building.  Image by jasonzed read more

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

July 14, 2010 2:37 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Final cost of stacked rinks is unknown (National Post) Construction on island tunnel to start in 2011 (National Post) New Port Lands plan builds up, not out (Globe and Mail) Universities team up ... read more

Photo Of The Day: The Night Time Skyline From Montage Condo

Photo Of The Day: The Night Time Skyline From Concord Adex's Montage Condo
July 14, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The night time view of downtown as seen from Montage Condo. Forum member Mo-tage sure has a sweet view of the city.  Image by mo-tage read more

Quick Pic: Proposed Port Lands Sports Complex

Port Lands Sports Complex Toronto
July 13, 2010 3:04 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The City Of Toronto has long been planning to build much a needed four-arena skating facility in the Port Lands. The original concept consisted of four arenas and 440 parking spots all on ground ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 13, 2010

July 13, 2010 1:09 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
TTC meeting over the fate of Greenwood and Donlands stations ends well (National Post)  TTC unveils its exits strategy (Globe and Mail) A park with 1,000 names (Toronto Star) Construction on ... read more