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Collingwood Reviving Both Its Waterfront And Downtown

Collingwood's Hurontario Street is getting a facelift
July 2, 2010 10:33 am | by Craig White | Comments
Along with Collingwood's waterfront area getting a makeover with The Shipyards, the town's main street, the north end of Hurontario Street, is also seeing a $7 million facelift come to fruition ... read more

Waterfront: East Bayfront - Sherbourne Common & Sugar Beach Updated

Sugar Beach and the Corus Building part of the East Bayfront Revitalization
July 1, 2010 11:22 am | by Craig White | Comments
Waterfront Toronto's latest lakeside makeover is getting an early soft opening today in advance of its official opening on August 9th. Canada's Sugar Beach, and some of the promenade south ... read more

Fram & Slokker Hold Opening Ceremony For Collingwood's The Shipyards Condos

The Shipyards in Collingwood Harbour by Fram Building and Slokker Real Estate
July 1, 2010 10:54 am | by Craig White | Comments
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Quick Pic: Taking A Ride To Mississauga With Absolute World Condos In The Distance

Absolute World condos Mississauga by Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes
July 1, 2010 4:46 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Designed by Yansong Ma of MAD and developed by Fernbrook/Cityzen, Absolute World is comprised of two towers rising 56 & 50 storeys in Mississauga City Centre. Stay tuned for ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Happy Canada Day

Photo Of The Day: Happy Canada Day Toronto
July 1, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Happy Canada Day Urban Toronto!  Image by androiduk read more

Five St. Joseph Condos Sales Centre Opens

Five St. Joseph Condos Toronto by MOD, Graywood and Hariri Pontarini
June 30, 2010 10:36 am | by Craig White | Comments
FIVE Condos' sales office opened to the public this past weekend, and the project is now two thirds sold. FIVE is the first condominium by Five St. Joseph Developments Ltd. - a joint venture ... read more

Homebuilder Riedel Group Launches One Rainsford In The Beach

One Rainsford Beach Residences Condos Toronto by The Riedel Group
June 30, 2010 10:33 am | by Craig White | Comments
One Rainsford is the culmination of ten years of preparation by Toronto luxury home builder The Riedel Group to bring a special condominium residence to Queen Street in The Beach, just west of ... read more

Quick Pic: Hotel On Queen At 335 Queen West Nears Completion

Hotel On Queen at 335 Queen West in Toronto
June 30, 2010 10:30 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The new Hotel On Queen is slowly coming to completion. Located at 335 Queen West, the four and half storey boutique hotel will contain just 19 rooms. The building is so narrow the rooms in ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For June 30, 2010

June 30, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The TTC’s idea of consultation: homes near Donlands subway station at risk (National Post) Feud brews over Casa Loma (Globe and Mail) Residents protest demolishing homes for subway ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Yonge And Bloor Continues To Sprout

Photo Of The Day: Toronto's Yonge And Bloor Skyline Continues To Sprout
June 30, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Yonge and Bloor skyline continues its impressive growth. Just wait until Great Gulf's future One Bloor East and Menkes and Lifetime Developments' new Four Seasons make their mark. Image by ... read more

Quick Pic: Market Wharf Condo By Context Developments Removes Final Trace Of Lake From St. Lawrence Market

Market Wharf Condos in Toronto by Context and architectsAlliance
June 29, 2010 9:57 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Market Wharf Condo continues to rise. This building, developed by Context Developments and designed by Architects Alliance, will ultimately rise 32 storeys. St Lawrence Market, which was founded ... read more

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

June 29, 2010 12:22 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Homes at risk over new subway exits (Toronto Star) Vaughan is no longer the city above Toronto (Toronto Star) Go Transit fails to alleviate concerns about the Georgetown South Project ... read more

Quick Pic: Lanterra's Burano Adds To The Developing Bay Street Canyon

Burano Condos in Toronto by Lanterra Developments and architectsAlliance
June 29, 2010 12:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member Caltrane got this terrific telephoto image of Burano, now rising two floors above grade, along Bay north of College, while condominium developments lining the east side of Bay ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Talon International's Trump International Hotel And Tower Toronto Soon To Be The Second Tallest Building In Canada

Trump International Hotel And Tower Toronto by Talon International
June 29, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Talon International developed Trump International Hotel And Tower Toronto starts to make an impact at Bay and Adelaide. The Zeidler Partnership Architects designed building is slated to ... read more

Liberty Development Now Working On All Phases At Metro Place

Metro Place in Toronto by Liberty Development, and Kirkor Architects
June 28, 2010 11:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Metro Place, a four phase condominium project by Liberty Development at Allen Road and Sheppard is now fully under construction. Kitty corner from Downsview subway station, Metro Place residents ... read more

St Michael's Hospital Seeking To Add 17 Storey Wing

St. Michael's Hospital Addition Toronto by Diamond and Schmitt Architects
June 28, 2010 2:35 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Saint Michael's Hospital is gearing up to replace their eyesore parking lot at the southwest corner of their site into a 17 storey wing. While this Victoria and Queen Street wing, with a concept ... read more

Quick Pic: Casa Condo By Cresford Lights Up The Sky

Casa Condominiums Toronto by Cresford Development and architectsAlliance
June 28, 2010 10:57 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Casa condo's distinctive roof is now lit up at night. The Cresford Developments building is now a winner both during the day and night. We think the 46 storey Architects Alliance designed building ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Great Western Station, 1882

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Great Western Station Toronto, 1882
June 28, 2010 10:44 am | by Editor | 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

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

June 28, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The G20 wall is coming down, Rocket Talk: How Fast Does Light Rapid Transit Go?, Stephen Harper Turns Up on Toronto Streets, After All + more news. read more

Photo Of The Day: The G20 Comes To Town

Photo Of The Day: The G20 Comes To Toronto
June 28, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The G20 comes to town and its not pretty. Thanks to the federal government for locating the G20 in the centre of the largest city in Canada. And thanks to the "protesters" that brought Beirut to ... read more