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Summer In The City As The Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Prepares To Top Off

Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences condos Toronto
May 26, 2011 11:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Summer is finally here and what better to way to celebrate by attending a topping off ceremony. Next Tuesday we will be attending the topping off for the new Four Seasons Hotel and Private ... read more

Concert Properties Planning 58 Storey Condo at 88 Scott Street

88 Scott Street by Concert Properties, East and South Elevations, image by Atlan
May 26, 2011 9:59 am | by Craig White | Comments
On a day when we are got our first look at the west elevation of Lanterra's proposed twin 58-storey tower project at 501 Yonge Street, we are also getting out first look at Concert Properties' ... read more

Demolition Work Begins For Graywood And MOD Developments' Five St Joseph Condos

Five St Joseph Condos by Graywood Developments And MOD Developments
May 26, 2011 9:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Demolition work has begun at the site of the new Five St. Joseph condos. Located at the southwest corner of Yonge and St. Joseph, this is one project that we at Urban Toronto will be watching ... read more

Then and Now: 241 Yonge Street

Toronto history: then and now photo of downtown real estate
May 26, 2011 8:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then: 241 Yonge Street. A building with much character and a great view — I'm sure — framed by that fourth floor window. Picture from "Construction: A Journal for the Architectural Engineering and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 26, 2011

May 26, 2011 7:57 am | by Editor | Comments
A look at Toronto's sewage treatment, Pottery Rd gets a makeover, TTC station most in need of makeover and more. Toronto police vote for 11 per cent pay hike (Globe & Mail) Passionate ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Interior Of The Bank Pavillion At The TD Centre

Interior Of The Bank Pavillion At The TD Centre, Toronto
May 25, 2011 11:05 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
It doesn't get much more stunning than that. One of our personal favourites. Image by androiduk read more

Elevations For Lanterra Developments Proposed 501 Yonge Towers Sparks Much Discussion

501 Yonge Street Condos by Lanterra Developments
May 25, 2011 11:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day, posted by Urban Toronto forum member Michael62 late yesterday afternoon, has already sparked much discussion within the forum. Shown are the first early elevations for ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Set to Transform Don Valley Overpasses with Underpass Park

Underpass Park Toronto By Waterfront Toronto
May 25, 2011 12:38 pm | by Arik Day | Comments
Waterfront Toronto's highly anticipated Underpass Park is set to begin construction on Thursday, May 26, 2011. Image by Waterfront Toronto read more

Finishing Touches Coming To Sorbara Group's 400 Wellington West

Work Proceeds On 400 Wellington West by DesignSorbara, image by Red Mars
May 25, 2011 9:35 am | by Craig White | Comments
Cladding, including a mix of windows, spandrel, and brick, is now being installed to form the exterior of 400 Wellington West, a 12-storey condominium development by DesignSorbara currently under ... read more

Then and Now: SE Corner of Yonge and Shuter

Toronto history: then and now photo of  property and real estate
May 25, 2011 9:34 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then: October 5, 1916. SE corner Yonge and Shuter. We are looking north on Yonge. We've discussed this intersection before. Today, we have an interesting street scene from the past. An army ... read more

New Living Life on the Avenue Retirement Home By Living Life Group

Living Life on the Avenue Retirement Home By Living Life Group
May 25, 2011 9:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Here's a small new project that caught our attention for the first time today. Its the new Living Life on the Avenue retirement home. Located at 1066 Avenue Road, the 8 storey project was ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 25, 2011

May 25, 2011 7:29 am | by Editor | Comments
Asking what residents would cut in Toronto, years of low fees lead to condo in crisis, Doors Open Toronto, cycling in Toronto and more. What would you cut, Toronto asks its residents (Globe ... read more

The CN Tower From Varsity Stadium

The CN Tower From Varsity Stadium
May 24, 2011 11:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
We love the way the colours in this photo have been played with. read more

A Peek Inside TAS and Lifetime's M5V Condominiums

M5V Condominiums Toronto by TAS Design Build and Lifetime Developments
May 24, 2011 11:57 am | by Craig White | Comments
M5V Condominiums by TAS Design Build and Lifetime Developments is getting closer to completion at its King Street West address in Toronto's Entertainment District. The building, best known for its ... read more

Valhalla Inn Comes Down For Edilcan's One Valhalla

The Valhalla Inn Comes Down, 2011.05.23, image by Craig White
May 24, 2011 10:50 am | by Craig White | Comments
We know how much the typical UrbanToronto reader loves a juicy rendering or a dramatic construction shot. Not found so frequently here though, but just as much fun, are the twisted forms of bygone ... read more

Toronto Rockets add more elbow room for Yonge-University-Spadina riders, but long-term relief remains elusive

New Toronto Rocket Subway Train, image by APTA-2048
May 24, 2011 9:59 am | by Adam Hawkins | Comments
After years of waiting, the new Toronto Rocket subway cars will enter service in just a few weeks, and they’re stuffed with new features designed to make riders’ lives easier. Articulations! ... read more

Then and Now: NW Corner College and Palmerston

Toronto history: then and now photo of downtown real estate
May 24, 2011 9:54 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then.  April 10, 1902.  NW corner College and Palmerston. We are looking N so it's early in the morning as our photographer's model in her smart hat pretends to read. This church has ... read more

North Wall At Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint's L Tower Condos Starts To Angle Out

L Tower Condos By Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint Angles Out
May 24, 2011 9:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes have given Mississauga curvy "Marilyn"in the form of Absolute World condos. In Toronto they, along with partner Castlepoint, are providing a "chesty" counterpart in the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 24, 2011

May 24, 2011 7:26 am | by Editor | Comments
Toronto's finest protecting potholes, museum plans for Old City Hall, Alexandra Park community yearns for facelift, saving Casa Loma and lots more. read more

The View From The Crane At Concord Adex's Parade Condos

The Crane At Concord Adex's CityPlace Parade Condos
May 23, 2011 11:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
We at Urban Toronto are in love with construction photos, especially with shots like today's Photo Of The Day. Taken by kipgardiner, a crane operator at what looks to be Parade condos by ... read more