November has been another busy month for us here at UrbanToronto. The most visited story of the month was the cancellation of the Globe and Mail's new head office at Front and Spadina, prompting a lot of discussion in the Forum and on a story we ran on this surprising turn of events, along with the announcement of a major retail complex to be constructed on the existing Globe site. The Aura at College Park continues to captivate as well, as its climb to the sky is approaching 50 storeys and the retail space in its podium is open for business. Here is a rundown of the top ten Forum threads, News and dataBase pages for November 2012.

Top Forum Threads

The announcement of the cancellation of the Globe and Mail Centre (pictured below) generated a lot of discussion this month. Other hot items in the Forum were the Aura at College Park and its rapid ascent toward 78 storeys, as well as Ice Condominiums at York Centre, which are starting to make a major impact on the skyline. 

Globe and Mail, Toronto Condos, Globe and Mail, KPMB ArchitectsGlobe & Mail New Head Office, image by the Globe & Mail/KPMB Architects

1. Globe and Mail

2. Aura: Residences of College Park III

3. Ice Condominiums at York Centre

4. One Bloor East

5. 300 Front Street West

6. L Tower & Sony Centre

7. Southcore Financial Centre & Delta Toronto

8. Cinema Tower

9. INDX Condos

10. Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto

Top News Stories

Both stories involving the Globe and Mail garnered the most attention this month. The Oxford Place Casino continues to be a popular topic, as does the launch of the TTC's new streetcars. 

Globe and Mail, Toronto Condos, Globe and Mail, KPMB ArchitectsGlobe & Mail Lands, image by Craig White

1. BREAKING: Major Retail Development Proposed for Globe & Mail Lands

2. New Globe and Mail Headquarters Cancelled

3. Caesar's International Releases Concept Renderings for Oxford Place Casino

4. Official Launch of New TTC Streetcars

5. Future Eastern Skyline

6. Aura Keeps Growing as Shops At Aura Open for Business

7. Touring the Penthouses at 33 Bay

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

9. Introducing 7 St. Thomas

10. Ice Developing Along The Waterfront

Top dataBase Pages

The Aura at College Park is over halfway to its peak of nearly 800 feet, and with its shops open in the retail levels it has continued to dominate in the dataBase. The L Tower is still a popular dataBase page as well, as it was recently topped off and we've had a lot of cool photos from its crane high above the city in its associated Forum discussion. 

Aura at College Park, Toronto Condos, Canderel Stoneridge, Graziani & Corazza Aura at College Park, image by caltrane74

1. Aura at College Park

2. L Tower

3. Eau Du Soliel Condos

4. 88 Scott Street

5. Ripley's Aquarium of Canada

6. Globe and Mail

7. RBC WaterPark Place III

8. Ten York Street Condos

9. Union Station Revitalization

10. Telus House - 25 York Street


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