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Amexon's South Beach Condos Scores International Plaudits

Restaurants at the Miami Art Deco-inspired South Beach condos will open in 2013
January 18, 2013 11:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
When South Beach condominiums in Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores area originally went on sale in 2008, there was some real scepticism on UrbanToronto about the project's Miami Art Deco-inspired ... read more

Then and Now: Queen and Sherbourne

January 18, 2013 11:20 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Branch of The Dominion Bank. Queen and Sherbourne, SE corner. c1920. Now. July 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 18, 2013

January 18, 2013 11:10 am | by Craig White | Comments
YMCA aims to fund massive expansion; Can the Entertainment District's restaurant row resist condo frenzy?; People talk casinos at public consultations; TTC report threatens to reopen Scarborough ... read more

Photo of the Day: GO-ing to The City

GO Trains, Toronto
January 18, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
With the ongoing debate over the necessity of the Gardiner Expressway heating up, it's important to remember the majority of commuters who travel downtown to work daily use other forms of transit. ... read more

Update on CHAZ Yorkville Condos

Looking in to the Pit at Chaz Yorkville
January 17, 2013 2:50 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Today we are checking in on the progress of CHAZ Yorkville Condos. The project, being built by 45 Charles Ltd and Edenshaw Developments, is set to rise an impressive 47 storeys in the Yorkville ... read more

Then and Now: Wood-Green Church

Wood-Green Church, Queen and Strange, circa 1880
January 17, 2013 9:50 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Wood-Green Church. Queen and Strange, southwest corner. Circa "188-" [as cited by the Toronto Public Library]. Later. Circa 1899. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For January 17, 2013

January 17, 2013 9:40 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
"Best budget in Toronto's History"? ; Del Grande resigns; Toronto grows up; Mammoliti says overspending a disagreement and more news. ‘The mayor was the mayor. It’s one of the unsolved mysteries ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Changing Face of University

Ice Rising South of University
January 17, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day, captured by Jack Landau, gives us an excellent view down University. It's a street home to unfortunately more architectual blunders than its few gems. But it's ... read more

Demolition of 42 Charles East Underway for Cresford's Casa II

42 Charles Casa II Cresford architectsAlliance Priestly Demolition Toronto
January 16, 2013 9:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over the last decade, few areas of Toronto have seen as much growth as the Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood. There are always, however, unfortunate casualties in our city's quest for density. ... read more

Ripley's Aquarium Taking Shape

Ripley's Aquarium and Ice Condos
January 16, 2013 2:34 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Do you think your aprtment building or condo tower is crowded with too many residents? Well try sharing your living space with 13,500 other inhabitants; that is what the aquatic creatures at the ... read more

Then and Now: Lake Shore Boulevard

Lake Shore Boulevard, Toronto, 1951
January 16, 2013 9:57 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. "Sep. 16, 1951. Lake Shore Blvd. looking W from approx. 100' E of Starr Ave". Starr was a north/south street (it's no more) about halfway between Dunn and James on a line with Close Ave. to ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For January 16, 2013

January 16, 2013 9:41 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Ford feeling the heat; Mammoliti argues overspending allegations; More Mid-Rise for our avenues; TTC officers arrested; 2% property tax increase and more news. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford feels the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Density in Black and White

View from Moss Park, Toronto
January 16, 2013 12:00 am | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
In contrast to all the colourful photos we usually post, this black and white picture shows off the density of the downtown core, with all the rectangular white frames dotted on highrise ... read more

Menkes Breaks Ground on Toronto's Latest AAA Office Tower

Equipment has started the excavation of One York Street by Menkes Developments
January 15, 2013 5:25 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It's Menkes Day on UrbanToronto: we started with a grand tour of the Gibson Square condominium project under construction on Yonge Street in North York, and now we end with more news for the ... read more

Menkes' Gibson Square Adding To North York City Centre's Skyline

Menkes' Gibson Square condominiums by night, Toronto
January 15, 2013 10:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
In a city of construction projects galore, Menkes' Gibson Square project, a 42-storey twin tower condominium complex at Yonge Street and Park Home Avenue, is just beginning to make its mark. The ... read more

Then and Now: Church and Shuter

Church and Shuter, Toronto, circa 1891
January 15, 2013 9:57 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Church and Shuter, northeast corner. Residence of Dr. L. M. Sweetnam, circa 1891. Now. August 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For January 15, 2013

January 15, 2013 9:48 am | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Property tax hike to stay at 2%; Toronto's Chief Planner on city growth and infrastructure; Ford supports casino at public information session; Liberal candidates pledge money for regional ... read more

Photo of the Day: Crane in Action

Bay Street looking south, Toronto, image by androiduk
January 15, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This dynamic image was captured by Forum member, androiduk. It's a great shot of the crane at Concert's Motion coming down, as we turn our gaze south on Bay Street. The bustling city provides ... read more

The Big Pour Turns Heads at One Bloor East

One Bloor East Great Gulf Homes Hariri Pontarini Cecconi Simone Toronto
January 14, 2013 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Throughout this past Saturday a seemingly endless convoy of cement trucks made their way towards Yonge and Bloor streets in the heart of Toronto's uptown for the long awaited “Big Pour” at Great ... read more

Sales Brisk for Friday Harbour Resort on Lake Simcoe

Aerial view of Friday Harbour, rendering courtesy of Geranium Corporation
January 14, 2013 12:49 pm | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
With over $40 million in sales during the opening weekend, it would seem that Friday Harbour Resort on Lake Simcoe is the right idea at the right time, and in the right place. The sales office, ... read more