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UrbanToronto at Hot Docs 2010: Disco and Atomic War, Czech Dream

"Disco and Atomic War", apart of Toronto's 2010 HotDocs Festival
May 1, 2010 12:52 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Spending ten or eleven days in a row in and out of cinemas is, as festival going audiences have come to know, a pretty great way to spend ones time, when possible. Depending on how happy-go-lucky ... read more

Catching Up on Monarch's Quay West Condos @ Tip Top

Quay West at Tip Top Condominium by Monarch with architectsAlliance
April 30, 2010 2:43 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member Red Mars recently dropped by the construction site of Monarch's Quay West at Tip Top condominium. The 24 storey tower, and 8 storey podium, were designed by ... read more

UrbanToronto supports Team Mikey Walk of Life

UrbanToronto supports Team Mikey Walk of Life
April 30, 2010 1:05 pm | by Craig White | Comments
JOIN TEAM MIKEY AT TORONTO’S WALK OF LIFE®  read more

Bloor Street Revitalization Continues

Bloor Street Revitalization, photos, Toronto,
April 29, 2010 2:59 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Phase 2 of the Bloor Street revitalization is well underway! Installation of the new granite sidewalk is close to completion, on the south side of Bloor St. , between Yonge Street and Balmuto ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For April 29, 2010

April 29, 2010 12:23 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Ford would derail Transit City (Toronto Sun) Rob Ford wants subways, not streetcars (National Post) Fiorito: See that big microwave tower? Me, neither (Toronto Star) Tolls, taxes, ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Red X

X, The Condominium Toronto developed by Great Gulf Homes
April 29, 2010 12:05 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Photo Of The Day: Red X, photo by androiduk, April 29, 2010. What a cool shot of a very cool building. Although not yet completed, X Condo by Great Gulf Homes is already a ... read more

83 Redpath By Benvenuto Group Nearly Complete

83 Redpath Ave by Benvenuto Group and &Co Architects
April 28, 2010 2:06 pm | by Craig White | Comments
&Co's rather beautiful 83 Redpath for the Benvenuto Group is nearly complete, and now has two model suites open for viewing. Exterior Rendering of 83 Redpath by &Co The model ... read more

Four New Views of the New Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Toronto

Four Seasons Hotel and Condominium by Menkes and Lifetime with aA and P+S
April 28, 2010 1:49 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The new Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Toronto by Menkes and Lifetime Developments is starting to rise. Here are four new views taken from the balcony of DSM Leasing, kitty corner from ... read more

UrbanToronto Visits The New Ritz-Carlton, Part 6; The Views

Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Residences, by Greywood and Cadfair with KPF and P+S
April 28, 2010 1:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Ed got lots of lovely pics from up top, so as promised, here are various views from the Ritz-Carlton's penthouse and roof. View from the Ritz-Carlton Penthouse Looking West, image by Edward Skira read more

Quick Pic: Casa's Front Door Photo

Casa condo at Charles and Yonge by Cresford Developments and architectsAlliance
April 28, 2010 10:46 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Casa condos by Cresford Developments recently opened at 33 Charles East. Front entrance looks great. Shame about the hydro lines, poor shape of the street and those mutilated trees. Image by ... read more

Urban Toronto at Hot Docs 2010

Disorder: A Weikai Huang Documentary
April 28, 2010 5:19 am | by Craig White | Comments
A film on urban chaos, and a double bill about what homes to people are my previews for today. Disorder Disorder, Showing at Hot Docs 2010 read more

Daily Headlines: News from The Internet For April 28, 2010

April 28, 2010 12:07 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Not-so-excellent Bloor St. adventure (Toronto Sun) A place to live downtown — with the kids (National Post) City may transform downtown arteries into two-way streets (National ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Yonge & Gerrard In The 1950's

Photo Of The Day: Yonge & Gerrard In The 1950's
April 27, 2010 10:04 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Yonge and Gerrard as it looked one dark rainy night in the 1950's. Right behind the photographer you'll find Aura under-construction today. read more

Urban Toronto at Hot Docs 2010: Listen To This

The Cast of "Listen To This", a Documentary at Hot Docs 2010
April 27, 2010 3:06 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Another film to consider at Hot Docs this year is Listen To This. A quick description of Listen To This would not make it obvious why UrbanToronto is previewing this film - a new public school ... read more

Sherbourne Park: Here's your chance to name a new Toronto park

Rendering of Sherbourne Commons Park
April 27, 2010 11:11 am | by Craig White | Comments
Here's your chance to name a new Toronto park. The City of Toronto is running a contest to name a new city park. The “Rename Sherbourne Park” contest launching today, is open to all city residents ... read more

UrbanToronto Visits The New Ritz-Carlton, Part 5: The Lobby

April 27, 2010 10:42 am | by Craig White | Comments
Urban Toronto returns to the Ritz-Carlton's construction site to check out the lobby... They have a long way to go with the lobby still: the current aim is to open the hotel in time for the ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Southcore Financial Centre's 18 York Joining Its New Neighbours.

18 York Street by Great West Life and bcIMC
April 27, 2010 12:01 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Southcore Financial Centre's 18 York adding to a neighbourhood that was just empty lots not even a decade ago. With ICE and Infinity 3 condos set to start construction this area will essentially ... read more

Hot Docs 2010: Citizen Architect, Small Wonders, Neighbours

Hot Docs: Citizen Architect: Samuel Mockbee and the Spirit of the Rural Studio
April 26, 2010 11:31 am | by Craig White | Comments
Today, three films at HotDocs which may be of interest to UrbanToronto members: Citizen Architect: Samuel Mockbee and the Spirit of the Rural Studio Citizen Architect: Samuel Mockbee and ... read more

Urban Toronto Visits The New Ritz-Carlton, Part 4: The Podium

Residences at The Ritz-Carlton Toronto hotel and condo by Graywood Developments
April 26, 2010 10:53 am | by Craig White | Comments
Today Urban Toronto visits the podium at Residences at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto in the fourth part of our tour of the currently under construction hotel and condo. Click here for ... read more

Daily News Headlines From The Internet For April 26, 2010

April 26, 2010 1:05 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Toronto water meters to get smart (Toronto Sun) DiManno: 75-storey condo a sign city ready to rise again (Toronto Star) Turning the Gardiner into a park: an idea becomes safe for Toronto ... read more