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Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 23, 2012

November 23, 2012 10:40 am | by Editor | Comments
Parking tickets should be dealt with outside court system, says ombudsman; Mayor Ford's job at stake as conflict of interest ruling due Monday; that time the TTC was an Entertainment Network; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Gooderham Building

Gooderham/Flatiron Building, Gooderham & Worts, Gooderham, Toronto Condos
November 23, 2012 1:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
The Gooderham (or Flatiron) Building is one of Toronto's most iconic and often-photographed historical structures, wedged on the triangle of land where Front Street and Wellington Street merge at ... read more

Lighthaus Sheds Light on "Active Home" Design in Brockton

Lighthaus, Toronto Condos, Great Gulf Homes, STAMP Architecture, Cecconi Simone
November 22, 2012 4:16 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The Low-Rise Development division of Great Gulf Homes brings Lighthaus to Queen West's Brockton Village. A community of 20 townhomes, Lighthaus is inspired with urban sustainability in mind. The ... read more

Daniels One Park Place Nearly Sells Out in First Two Weeks

One Park Place, Toronto Condos, Daniels Corporation, Diamond Schmitt Architects
November 22, 2012 1:10 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The Daniels Corporation has achieved 300 firm sales on 363 suites in its One Park Place Condos in Regent Park, which represents 83% of available units. According to Daniels Vice-President ... read more

RealNet Releases October Home Sales Stats

Construction Cranes in Toronto
November 22, 2012 12:23 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
RealNet Canada's October results are out, and show for the third month in a row a decline in home sales across the GTA. Although the numbers may not seem very optimistic, there are some ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 22, 2012

November 22, 2012 11:05 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Viable challengers to Ford; TDSB abandons plan to sell land; College Park to get makeover; No dedicated transit funds from the Feds and more news. Here are today's headlines. James: Viable Ford ... read more

Photo of the Day: View from Sherbourne Common

View of Downtown Toronto from Sherbourne Common, Toronto Condos
November 22, 2012 1:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to us from Forum member TOCondoGarden, taken from the recently completed Sherbourne Common we get the oppurtunity to take a look at a section of of our downtown core ... read more

Ice Developing Along the Waterfront

Ice Condos, Toronto Condos, Lanterra, Cadillac Fairview, architectsAlliance
November 21, 2012 4:41 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
As Toronto's downtown core continues to burst at the seams with the city's rush to intensify, certain projects stand out from the pack. Ice Condominiums at York Centre does just that. Breaking ... read more

MaRS Centre Phase 2 Tops Off at 20 Storeys

MaRS Centre Phase 2, Alexandria, Bregman & Hamann Architects
November 21, 2012 4:21 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Alexandria's MaRS Centre Phase 2 at the southeast corner of College Street and University Avenue recently reached its maximum height, topping off at 20 storeys. With the exterior glass cladding ... read more

The Address at High Park: Set Back Floors Going Up

The Address at High Park, Toronto Condos, Chestnut Hill Homes, Quadrangle
November 21, 2012 1:29 pm | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Construction of The Address at High Park condos at 1638-1644 Bloor Street West has entered the next stage. Above the seventh floor, work is underway on the remaining set-back five storeys of the ... read more

Future Eastern Skyline

Future Eastern Skyline Toronto, Toronto Condos, Market Wharf, L Tower, Monde
November 21, 2012 12:20 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Some of our Forum members have been quite active taking photos and creating mock-ups of Toronto's future skyline from different perspectives, with help from Google Earth and SketchUp. The latest ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 21, 2012

November 21, 2012 11:16 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Dispute still rages over closed-door session; fight continues on the plastic bag ban; Board of Health says no to a casino; building the Pan Am games and more news: Study finds GTA companies lag in ... read more

Photo of the Day: Planet Toronto

View from L Tower Crane, L Tower, Toronto Condos, Cityzen/Castlepoint/Fernbrook
November 21, 2012 1:00 am | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
In this 360 view from the top of a crane on the L Tower, created by Forum member udo in collaboration with SkyJacked, it was stitched together in a 360 VR panorama view to show Toronto skyscrapers ... read more

Touring the Penthouses at 33 Bay

November 20, 2012 4:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this year, we took a look at the views of Downtown Toronto as seen from the penthouses of Pinnacle's 33 Bay Street. Since it has been clearly established that the views themselves are ... read more

Construction Set to Begin on Exhibit Residences at Avenue & Bloor

Exhibit Residences, Toronto Condos, Bazis Inc., Rosario Varacalli
November 20, 2012 4:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Construction is set to begin on Bazis Inc., Metropia and Pure Plaza's Exhibit Residences at Avenue Road and Bloor Street West. After receiving all necessary approvals from the ... read more

BILD Members Raise Over $30,000 for Habitat for Humanity

BILD, Habitat for Humanity Toronto, Fundraiser, White Out Party
November 20, 2012 3:32 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The Building Industry and Land Development Association's (BILD) fourth annual Party for Humanity was attended by over 450 industry professionals this year, and raised more than $30,000 for Habitat ... read more

Brentwood Library Reopens its Doors

Diamond Schmitt's vision for Brentwood Library, imace courtesy of Diamond Schmit
November 20, 2012 1:06 pm | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
UrbanToronto visits the opening of the redesigned Brentwood Library in Etobicoke. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 20, 2012

November 20, 2012 11:45 am | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Cost overruns on renos at Nelson Mandela Park Public School; Casino debate heats up; Ground breaking for new stadium at York University; Clean Train Coalition fights Metrolinx diesel trains and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Downtown from Above

Downtown from Above, Toronto Condos, Ritz-Carlton, Shangri-La, Trump, FCP, Union
November 20, 2012 1:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Today's busy Photo of the Day reveals a detailed and inclusive view of Toronto's Central Business District. This dusk-hour photo was taken by Forum member Jack Landau (someMidTowner), and captures ... read more

Ground is Broken on Waterfront Toronto's Queens Quay West Revitalization

November 19, 2012 4:49 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over the past few decades, our central waterfront has been de-industrialized, gentrified, and more or less transformed into a mixed-use, family friendly community. The area known today as ... read more