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New 85 Storey Tremont Condos Coming To Cherry Street!

Photo of Tremont Condos, Uoy Deloof Developments, aH + aH Architects
March 14, 2011 6:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
We don't generally miss one so blatantly but today is such a day. Taken by forum member androiduk, today's Photo Of The Day shows work starting on the new 85 storey Tremont Condos. Located on ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From Around The Internet For March 14, 2011

March 14, 2011 1:43 am | by Primary | Comments
Former TCHC head leaves Build Toronto, Why we need the OMB more than ever, Peter Freed: The man who made King Street West and much more ... read more

Then and Now: Northwest Corner of Yonge and Dundas - March 12, 1950.

Then & Now: Northwest Corner of Yonge and Dundas - March 12, 1950
March 11, 2011 11:45 pm | by Jeff Low | Comments
This intersection - if not exactly "historic" in terms of events or architecture - is one of Toronto's old commercial and transportation hubs. I wonder how many of us have walked by this former ... read more

Downsview Park Station to Connect Spadina Subway to GO

Downsview Park Station from the air (Courtesy of TTC / Aedas)
March 11, 2011 1:14 pm | by Craig White | Comments
This weekend UrbanToronto, in our continuing series of articles looking at the Spadina Subway extension moves on to Downsview Park Station. Downsview Park? Not Sheppard West? Since the planning ... read more

Lifetime Developments' Yorkville Condominiums Commences Sales

Photo of party for Lifetime Developments' Yorkville Condominiums
March 11, 2011 12:34 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The sales pavilion for the 31-storey Yorkville Condominiums, designed by Wallman Architects and Tomas Pearce Interior Design, and developed by Lifetime Developments, opened its doors on Thursday ... read more

Preparing For Glass Cladding At Diamante Development's The Florian Condo

The Florian Condo (Photo by androiduk)
March 11, 2011 11:57 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
image by androiduk Precast brick cladding has been going up on the The Florian condo for a while now and it looks super-good. Now we see that framing is going up for the glass cladding. From what ... read more

Speeding TTC Streetcar, Naked Chicks And Hockey Sticks

Photo of TTC Streetcar At Filmore's Hotel
March 11, 2011 11:52 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day is by Urban Toronto forum member androiduk. Here we see a streetcar rushing by Filmores. image by androiduk The sight of the speeding streetcar is is pretty cool in its ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 11, 2011

March 11, 2011 1:19 am | by Primary | Comments
Hidden fees hike cost of new homes in GTA by as much as 30 per cent, City-bashers control City Hall, but city-builders rule waterfront, and much more... read more

Parade Condo's west towers now rising at Concord Adex's CityPlace

Concord Adex's CityPlace Rendering (by Concord Adex / KPF / Designstor)
March 10, 2011 6:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
The CityPlace neighbourhood being developed by Concord Adex on downtown Toronto's former railway lands continues to grow with Parade, the project's largest phase. Parade features four towers ... read more

Renderings Released For Lamb Development's King Charlotte Condos

King Charlotte Condos Rendering
March 10, 2011 5:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Brad J. Lamb continues his foray from realtor to developer with his new King Charlotte Condos. Located at 11 Charlotte Street, this 32 storey building is being put up through his Lamb Development ... read more

TBM Assembly Begins For The Spadina Subway Extension

Tunnel Boring Machines
March 10, 2011 1:44 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day, by Urban Toronto forum member vz64, shows TBM assembly beginning for the Spadina Subway extension. Four TBMs, or tunnel boring machines, will dig the tunnels for the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 10, 2011

March 10, 2011 12:04 am | by Primary | Comments
TTC to begin work on new Ashbridges Bay storage facility, Ford urges ‘fresh start’ at TCHC, the dying cry of Toronto's leftover left and much more... read more

Details of Lanterra's Burano Condos Becoming Clearer As It Rises

Burano Condominiums Toronto By Lanterra Developments
March 9, 2011 2:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
As Burano Condominiums rises on Bay Street north of college, several camera-toting UrbanToronto members have been keeping the project under their collective watchful eye: androiduk, confusion, ... read more

The Ryerson Gallery and Research Centre Starts To Light Up

The Ryerson Gallery and Research Centre (Photo By Geekaroo)
March 9, 2011 2:16 pm | by Intern | Comments
The new Ryerson Gallery and Research Centre is starting to shape up as it prepares to open in September 2012. The project, located at 122 Bond Street, will join educational, research and ... read more

Absolute World Condos By Cityzen And Fernbrook Homes Looking All Dark And Menacing

This photo depicts Citizen's Absolute World condos in Mississauga
March 9, 2011 2:11 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Yes, we have a tendency to make Absolute World condos the Photo Of The Day quite often. We just can't help it as these towers are just so beautiful to look at, even when they are dark and menacing ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 9, 2011

March 9, 2011 2:07 pm | by Primary | Comments
TTC revives consulting arm to oversee Sheppard subway, soil recycling at the Portlands and more. read more

Woodcliffe Properties President Paul Oberman Dies in Plane Crash

Image of Paul Oberman
March 8, 2011 1:41 pm | by Editor | Comments
Toronto's heritage community has suffered a tragic loss. Heritage Toronto has reported that Woodcliffe Properties President Paul Oberman died in a plane crash last night in Maine. Oberman was ... read more

Graywood and Beaverhall Warm Up Winter At Ocean Club Condos

Photo of sales office for Ocean Club Condos by Graywood and Beaverhall
March 8, 2011 7:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Graywood Developments and Beaverhall Homes held a mid-winter warm up party at Ocean Club Condominiums for their purchasers and potential ones, and to announce that the complex will go under ... read more

Work Continues On The New YWCA Elm Centre

The New YWCA Elm Centre
March 8, 2011 6:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Quick Pic shows us the new YWCA Elm Centre that is being built at 87 Elm Street. Rising 17 storeys the centre, which will open later this year, will be a new home to woman escaping ... read more

Diamante Development's The Florian Condo As A Great View Terminus?

Diamante Development's The Florian Condo by Hariri Pontarini, Young+Wright, IBI
March 8, 2011 5:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
A potentially great view terminus is starting to take place on Davenport as we look southeast. Directly in the centre of the photo we see the new 25 storey The Florian condo. Cladding is starting ... read more