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Edenshaw's Chaz Yorkville Condos To Feature Wild Amenities

Chaz Yorkville in Toronto by Edenshaw and Charles LTD., Page + Steele Architects
September 10, 2010 12:59 pm | by Craig White | Comments
More details have been released about Chaz Yorkville, 45 Charles Ltd & Edenshaw Homes' new condo project on Charles Street, just east of Yonge Street in downtown Toronto. The 39-storey ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Tridel's Solaris Condo As Seen From The Milliken GO Station At Steeles Avenue

Solaris Condos in Tortonto by Tridel and Graziani + Corazza Architects
September 10, 2010 12:52 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Solaris Condos as seen from the Milliken GO Station at Steeles Avenue. The 40 storey towers, developed by Tridel and designed by Graziani + Corazza  Architects, are located to the south at ... read more

Canderel Stoneridge's Aura Condo Set To Rise 75 Storeys

The crane at the site of Aura Condos peeks out. Photo by caltrane74.
September 9, 2010 4:37 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The crane for the the new 75 storey Aura Condo peaks out from behind retail on Yonge Street. The Canderel Stoneridge developed building, which is designed by Graziani + ... read more

Daniel's Festival Tower Condo Lights Up The Night Just In Time For TIFF

Festival Tower and the Bell Lightbox by Daniels and KPMB.
September 9, 2010 4:17 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Festival Tower, the 42 storey condo that sits on top of TIFF's new Bell Lightbox headquarters, has finally turned on the lights. The lights being the lantern at the top of the ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Breaks Ground On Don River Park

Waterfront Toronto Chair Mark Wilson speaking to the crowd at Don River Park
September 9, 2010 4:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Urban Toronto filled the front spot at the groundbreaking for Waterfront Toronto's Don River Park in the West Don Lands yesterday afternoon. Assembled stakeholders, politicos, and press gathered ... read more

Tiff. | Bell Lightbox Days From Opening

Fisheye glance at the Lightbox and Festival Tower under construction
September 9, 2010 3:09 pm | by Craig White | Comments
TIFF Bell Lightbox is finally here! Over the next week, Urban Toronto will be giving you insider access to this long-awaited, new heart of Toronto's internationally-acclaimed film community. Our ... read more

TUFF: The Toronto Urban Film Festival 2010

TUFF: The Toronto Urban Film Festival 2010
September 9, 2010 2:56 pm | by Craig White | Comments
If you are riding the TTC during TIFF, you might want to check out the subway stations screens, as they will be showing TUFF, the Toronto Urban Film Festival. The 80 finalists will run ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For September 9, 2010

September 9, 2010 12:49 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Ford would scrap streetcars in favour of buses (Globe and Mail) Rossi proposes cutting Toronto council in half (Globe and Mail) The streetcar's time is up, says Rob Ford (Toronto Star) read more

Streetcar's Corktown District Condos Phase One Close To Completion

Corktown District Condos by Streetcar Developments and Quadrangle
September 8, 2010 11:33 am | by Craig White | Comments
Streetcar Development's first phase of its Corktown District condominium project is nearing completion on King Street East west of the Don River. The project is different from most new ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 8, 2010

September 8, 2010 12:54 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Rob Ford releases his transportation plan for Toronto …on YouTube (National Post) Hey, stars – welcome to our (model) living room (Globe and Mail) Institute to plug Canada’s bank ... read more

Yorkville Group's MuseumHouse Condo Rising Across The Street From The ROM

MuseumHouse Condos by Yorkville Group and Page + Steele.
September 8, 2010 12:30 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Now at 7 storeys the Yorkville Group developed MuseumHouse luxury condos is rising quickly. Situated on Bloor across the street from the Royal Ontario Museum, it is going to ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Scotia Plaza Remains One Of Our Favourite Toronto Towers

Window cleaning lift on Scotia Plaza Tower. Photo by androiduk.
September 8, 2010 12:06 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The photographer and UrbanToronto forum member androiduk says it best: "Scotia Plaza at Bay & King. That's one attractive building. Looks as good as the day it was built." Window cleaning lift ... read more

Camrost-Felcorp Launches Condo Conversion at Imperial Oil Building

Imperial Plaza by Camrost-Felcorp with Goldfarb.
September 7, 2010 1:49 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Camrost-Felcorp is saving a mid-century modern landmark in midtown Toronto. Imperial Plaza will be the new name for the condominium conversion of the former Imperial Oil ... read more

Work Begins On Tridel's Mixed-Use Hullmark Centre

North York's Hullmark Centre, by Tridel and Kirkor Architects.
September 7, 2010 12:10 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work has begun on clearing the site for Tridel's new mixed-use Hullmark Centre. Located at the southeast corner of Yonge and Sheppard, the complex will feature retail and office space within ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 7, 2010

September 7, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Smitherman proposes property-tax freeze (Globe and Mail) Mayoral candidates compete for position of most fiscally-restrained (Globe and Mail) Next question: A more prosperous ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Toronto Skyline From Dufferin Street As It Crosses The Gardiner Expressway

Toronto's skyline from the Gardiner at Dufferin. Photo by Ed007Toronto.
September 7, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The view of the downtown skyline as we head to the CNE. One of our favourite locations to view the skyline especially when driving eastbound on the Gardiner Expressway. And every year the view ... read more

Menkes' and Lifetime's Four Seasons Has Great Uptown Views

Four Seasons Hotel/Condo in downtown Toronto by Menkes and Lifetime Developments
September 3, 2010 4:58 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Urban Toronto’s August visit to the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences wraps up with this report. The two-tower complex, designed by architectsAlliance and developed ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Toronto Skyline From Ontario Place

Toronto's skyline from the Canadian National Exhibition. Photo by Ed007Toronto.
September 3, 2010 11:41 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today we took in the Canadian National Exhibition. After countless rides and plenty of junk food we found ourselves at Ontario Place. Here's the downtown skyline as viewed from Ontario ... read more

Gibson Square Condos By Menkes Releasing New Podium Suites

Gibson Square Condos by Menkes and Rafael Bigauskas Architects
September 3, 2010 11:33 am | by Craig White | Comments
Menkes is releasing new podium suites at Gibson Square Condominiums in of North York City Centre. The collection of suites in the new release features 9’ ceilings and views to the ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For September 3, 2010

September 3, 2010 11:22 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Sunnybrook opens $188-million maternity wing (Globe and Mail) Toronto the cool: Hip, urban youth bring new life to the core (Globe and Mail) Above the concrete jungle, green roofs you ... read more