Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 22, 2010

June 22, 2010 12:05 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Peter Kuitenbrouwer: Downtown doesn’t feel like home during G20, Ford, Smitherman clash over development, New Canadian Monopoly unveiled, Toronto relegated to light blue + more news. read more

Photo Of The Day: X Condo By Great Gulf From Yonge and Wellesley

X Condos in Toronto by Great Gulf Homes and architectsAlliance
June 22, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
X Condo by Great Gulf Homes as seen from Yonge and Wellesley. The 44 storey architects Alliance designed building is an obvious homage to the Mies van der Rohe designed TD Centre. Looks lovely ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Yonge and Bloor, 1926

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Yonge And Bloor 1926
June 21, 2010 9:59 am | 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 ... read more

Quick Pic: Lanterra's One Bedford Condo Loses The Hoarding

One Bedford Condos by Lanterra and Page + Steele in downtown Toronto
June 21, 2010 12:28 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Lanterra Development's One Bedford Condo is one step closer to completion as the hoarding disappears from its base. This 32 storey condo was designed by KPMB in tandem ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 21, 2010

June 21, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Triomphe not so triumphant (National Post) Hume: The troubled future of history (Toronto Star) Menon: Fortress Toronto is a Harper dream come true (Toronto Star) City plans for two new soil ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Working The Crane At Pemberton Group's Uptown Condo

Pemberton Group's Uptown Condo Toronto with design by Burka Architects
June 21, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Here we find the crane operator sitting on top of Pemberton's new Uptown Condos. Rising 48 storeys, this Burka Architects designed building is getting great reviews in the forum. ... read more

architectsAlliance to Design Brock University's New Niagara Health & Biosciences Research Complex

Niagara Health & Biosciences Research Complex, St. Catharines
June 20, 2010 11:52 am | by Craig White | Comments
Brock University in Saint Catharines has chosen architects Alliance to design its new Niagara Health & Biosciences Research Complex. The 4 storey building will allow Brock to expands its ... read more

Next Mayor of Toronto?

David Crombie, Toronto's former "tiny perfect mayor" opens proceedings
June 18, 2010 2:18 pm | by Tyler Greenleaf | Comments
On the evening of June 16, the Pug Awards for architecture were handed out at an event in the Art Gallery of Ontario’s handsome Baillie Court before a large crowd made up of much of the city’s ... read more

Grand Opening Event at One Valhalla Towns and Condos Draws Crowds

One Valhalla Condos Toronto by Edilcan and Page + Steele and IBI Architects
June 18, 2010 1:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The response has been very good at Edilcan's new One Valhalla Towns and Condos development on the site of the former Valhalla Inn in Etobicoke. One Valhalla will eventually encompass three ... read more

Menkes and Lifetime Developments' Four Seasons Construction Catches Our Eye

Four Seasons Hotel and Residences by Menkes and architectsAlliance
June 18, 2010 1:35 pm | by Craig White | Comments
For a fan of construction, it has been a pretty cool millennium to be in Toronto so far. Condos have been pushing skyward like never before; we have watched wild engineering feats bring us several ... read more

Quick Pic: The Eaton Centre Is Getting A $120 Million Upgrade

$120 million renovation of Toronto's Eaton Centre by Cadillac Fairview
June 18, 2010 4:31 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Toronto Eaton Centre is getting a $120 million dollar makeover. Upgrades are coming to the atrium glass, the food courts, the floors and a new light sculpture by Britain's United Visual ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 18, 2010

June 18, 2010 12:44 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
New Eaton Centre food court will provide ‘urban dining experience’ (National Post) Peter Kuitenbrouwer: The triumph of a PUG winner (National Post) Gallery: Saying goodbye to the Royal ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Hanging Around Yorkville

Photo Of The Day: Hanging Around Toronto's Yorkville
June 17, 2010 11:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Hanging around Yorkville with the stone guy and his pet. Image by androiduk read more

Quick Pic: Waterlink at Pier 27 On A Rainy Morning

Waterlink at Pier 27 condos Toronto by Fernbrook Homes and Cityzen
June 17, 2010 2:08 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Waterlink at Pier 27 under construction on a rainy morning. Located at 25 Queens Quay East, this Fernbrook and Cityzen joint-developed condo was designed by ArchitectsAlliance. Image by Edward Skira read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 17, 2010

June 17, 2010 12:03 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Ford shrugs off ‘rude’ reception (National Post) Pug Awards: Housing Co-op and Royal Conservatory come out on top (National Post) Ford’s proposal to halve council won’t save money or improve ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Royal Conservatory Of Music Wins Pug Award

The Royal Conservatory TELUS Centre by KPMB wins the Pug Awards
June 16, 2010 11:03 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Royal Conservatory Of Music/TELUS Centre for Performance & Learning is the 2010 winner of the Pug Award for best commercial project. The KPMB designed building is stunning both inside and ... read more

News Headlines For June 17, 2010

June 16, 2010 11:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
And the winner of the Sherbourne park naming contest is….Sherbourne Commons (National Post) Downsview plan set for North York council vote (Globe and Mail) Auckland transit blues (Globe and ... read more

James Cooper Mansion Condos By Tridel Rising Fast

James Cooper Mansion by Tridel and Burka Architects
June 16, 2010 12:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
James Cooper Mansion, a 32 storey condominium tower being developed by Tridel, now rises to 29 storeys at the corner of Sherbourne and Linden Streets, just a short walk south from Sherbourne ... read more

MJMA and Patkau Design U of T's Goldring Centre for High Performance Athletics

U of T Goldring Centre by MJM Architects and Patkau Architects
June 16, 2010 12:33 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto's MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects in conjunction with Patkau Architects of Vancouver were selected as the winners of an international design competition for the U of T Goldring ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For July 16, 2010

June 16, 2010 11:15 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Chris Higgins: TTC must capitalize on its real estate (National Post) Extreme Dome Makeover: Province looking to remodel Ontario Place (National Post)  Comment: Keep Ontario Place ... read more