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Heritage Toronto Mondays: The Avenue Theatre

Heritage Toronto Mondays: The Avenue Theatre
August 30, 2010 1:28 pm | 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 events, ... read more

Pinnacle International soon to build Condos on Adelaide at John

Pinnacle on Adelaide by Pinnacle International and Hariri + Pontarini Architects
August 30, 2010 1:23 pm | by Doug Convoy | Comments
Recently, Urban Toronto had an opportunity to tour the presentation centre for The Pinnacle on Adelaide, courtesy of Anson Kwok, Sales and Marketing Manager for Pinnacle International. Mr. Kwok ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Concert Properties' The Berczy Condo Visited By Buskerfest Dinosaurs

The Berczy Condo in Toronto by Concert Properties and IBI Group
August 30, 2010 11:30 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The site of the future Berczy condo is the backdrop for this year's Buskerfest. The 13 storey condo, located at the south west corner of Front and Church, is set to start construction in November. ... read more

Quick Pic: Minto's The St Thomas Sales Centre Almost Complete

The St. Thomas in Toronto by Minto Group and Hariri Pontarini Architects
August 30, 2010 11:22 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work on Minto Group's new St Thomas condo sales centre is coming close to completion. The sales centre, located at the north west corner of Charles and St Thomas, is where this 21 storey ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 30, 2010

August 30, 2010 11:15 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
City’s giant $8M flagpole may get lift from Viagra (National Post) Despite cost warnings, city approves $88M arena (National Post) 12 years later, Toronto gets its common zoning bylaw (National ... read more

Neighbourhood Profile - North of Yorkville: NoYo

Neighbourhood Profile - North of Yorkville: NoYo
August 30, 2010 10:44 am | by Craig White | Comments
All parts of Toronto are defined by a neighbourhood, some more aptly named than others. Neighbourhood boundaries can be distinct, or can be blurry and overlap. Some places may be a part of more ... read more

City Council Approves Waterfront Toronto’s Bayside Development Project

Bayside condos by Hines Canada announced by Waterfront Toronto
August 27, 2010 11:12 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Proposed development for WaterfrontToronto's Bayside neighborhood read more

Photo Of The Day: Daniel Libeskind Designed L Tower Condo Gets A Crane

L Tower, Toronto, by Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint and Libeskind
August 27, 2010 11:06 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The L Tower will now finally start to rise as the construction crane is finally in place. The 57 storey Daniel Libeskind designed (he did the ROM expansion) condo is set to rise 57 storeys on the ... read more

And The Winner Of The NameOurCondo Contest Is...

Backstage Condos in Toronto by Cityzen and Page+Steele Contest winner Adam Thody
August 27, 2010 11:01 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Drum roll please... Backstage On The Esplanade! The winning name was submitted by Adam Thody who walks away with the $5,000 prize. Two runner-up winners received an Ipad. The winning name is an ... read more

Quick Pic: Cinema Tower Condo By Daniels Begins Construction Photo

Cinema Tower Condos, by Daniels with Kirkor Architects, Toronto
August 26, 2010 11:48 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Daniels Corporation has begun construction of The Cinema Tower Condos. Located at 21-31 Widmer Street in the Entertainment District, this Kirkor Architects designed condo is set to rise ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Corus Quay As Seen From Toronto Harbour

Corus Quay in Toronto East Bayfront by Diamond and Schmitt Architects
August 26, 2010 11:23 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Corus Quay, the new home of Corus Entertainment, as seen from the harbour. The recently opened Sugar Beach sits in front and the new permanent Corus logo is finally up on the building. This 7 ... read more

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