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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

Pemberton Group's Bohemian Embassy Flats + Lofts Under Construction

Bohemian Embassy Condos Toronto by Pemberton Group
June 26, 2010 2:32 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Pemberton Group's Bohemian Embassy Flats + Lofts under construction. 19 and 9 storey condos designed by Page + Steele Architects.   Bohemian Embassy Under Construction read more

King Edward Hotel - Condo Retrofit / Renovation (ERA Architects)

King Edward Hotel condos Toronto by Skyline Int, Dundee Realty and Alex Shnaider
June 25, 2010 2:19 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The new condominium units at the venerable King Edward Hotel are a hit, as sales have hit 90% after only two weeks on the market. The 145 suites are found on the third, fourth, and fifth floors of ... read more

Leftovers From The Four Seasons Banquet

Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences in Toronto by Menkes and Lifetime
June 25, 2010 2:07 pm | by Craig White | Comments
If you enjoyed the Four Seasons tour, we have a few final peaks at the project for you here  Tower 2's crane reflected: Reflection in the new glass siding The courtyard, for the moment: read more

Photo Of The Day: Welcome To Toronto G20

Photo Of The Day: Welcome To Toronto G20
June 25, 2010 1:58 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Welcome to Toronto G20. We hope you like what you see. Image by androiduk read more

Quick Pic: Shoppers Drug Mart on Sherbourne

Quick Pic: Shoppers Drug Mart on Sherbourne Avenue In Toronto
June 25, 2010 9:27 am | by Craig White | Comments
A Shoppers Drug Mart makes Quick Pic today? Normally we hate when Shoppers builds a single story big box store, especially in an urban location that should feature several floors and mixed ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 25, 2010

June 25, 2010 12:03 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Auditor questions value of controversial shelter + more news. read more

UrbanToronto Explores the Podium at the new Four Seasons By Menkes and Lifetime Developments

Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences in Toronto by Menkes and Lifetime
June 24, 2010 1:54 pm | by Craig White | Comments
When we last gazed upon the Four Seasons, we were looking down at the roof of the podium from the 14th floor. We pick up our tour of Menkes and Lifetime Developments' growing construction ... read more

Daniels Set to Build High Park Residences Condos On Bloor Across from High Park

HighPark Residences Toronto by The Daniels Corp and Diamond + Schmitt Architects
June 24, 2010 12:53 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Daniels Corporation has announced that they have closed a deal with WJ Properties, owners of a number of houses that have remained boarded up for years along Bloor and adjoining streets across ... read more

Quick Pic: Pemberton's Uptown Residence Condo Topping Off Ceremony

Uptown Residences Condominiums Toronto by Pemberton Group
June 24, 2010 3:04 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Uptown Residences condo celebrated it topping off ceremony last Friday June 18, 2010. The Pemberton Group developed building is getting some very positive reviews within the Urban Toronto ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 24, 2010

June 23, 2010 11:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Ford advisor's blog suggests privatizing TTC (Toronto Star) Couple wins battle to demolish Beach house (Toronto Star) Hume: Fences of steel and walls of irony abound at G20 (Toronto Star) TTC gets ... read more

Photo Of The Day: An Earthquake Hits Toronto

Photo Of The Day: An Earthquake Hits Toronto's Yonge Eglinton Centre
June 23, 2010 11:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
An earthquake hits Toronto and the buildings empty. This is the busiest we've ever seen Yonge Eglinton Square. The people who wanted to save the square from redevelopment should have prayed for an ... read more

Inside and Out of The Four Seasons Hotel And Condos By Menkes and Lifetime Developments

Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences in Toronto by Menkes and Lifetime
June 23, 2010 2:04 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto's tour of the Four Seasons construction site continues today, this time focusing on the current state of the hotel room floors of the tower. There was a fair bit of water on the ... read more

Quadrangle Architects Design A Funky Forecourt For Concord Adex's Panorama

Panorama Condominiums at CityPlace Toronto By Concord Adex
June 23, 2010 10:33 am | by Craig White | Comments
Pierre Pousin's Mitosis design for Panorama's forecourt is closer to completion. The funky columns of light and two tone blue paint scheme is unique in Toronto, but then so is the approach to this ... read more

Quick Pic: Tridel's Parc Nuvo at Essex Condo Construction Underway

Parc Nuvo at Essex condos Etobicoke by Tridel with design by Graziani & Corazza
June 23, 2010 12:30 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work is well underway at Tridel's Parc Nuvo at Essex Condo. Located at Kipling and Dundas in downtown Etobicoke, this 36 storey condo was designed by Graziani & Corazza Architects Image by ... read more