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George Brown College Waterfront Campus Crane Installed

George Brown College in Toronto by KPMP / Stantec architects
July 20, 2010 2:16 pm | by Craig White | Comments
WaterfrontToronto has released a render that gives a glimpse of what we can expect the new KPMB/Stantec designed George Brown College building on the East Bayfront to look like in a couple of ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For July 20, 2010

July 20, 2010 11:22 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Internet jokesters disqualified from condo-naming contest (National Post) Worst Intersections: Lonsdale Road and Avenue Road (Globe and Mail) Hume: Reports of Toronto’s demise are ... read more

Photo Of The Day: A Smoggy Toronto Skyline From Don Mills And Sheppard

Image by androiduk taken near Don Mills and Sheppard of the smoggy day in T.O.
July 20, 2010 11:19 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
With the heat & humidity comes smog. This is from Don Mills & Sheppard. Image by androiduk read more

Quick Pic: Ïce Condos By Cadillac Fairview and Lanterra Developments Start Construction

Ïce Condos Toronto By Cadillac Fairview and Lanterra Developments
July 20, 2010 11:10 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work on Ïce Condos, developed Cadillac Fairview and Lanterra Developments, has started. Located on the southwest corner of York and Bremner, the complex will consist of a 65 ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 19, 2010

July 19, 2010 2:37 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Niagara ads depict Toronto as a cramped, noisy and ugly city (National Post) ‘I stick to my guns’ (Globe and Mail) Mayoral candidate proposes fast-tracking good building designs (Toronto Star) Old ... read more

Revitalization Coming To Toronto's Ontario Place?

Revitalization Coming To Toronto's Ontario Place? Design by Ed Zeidler.
July 19, 2010 12:08 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Ontario Place, the theme and water park owned by the Province Of Ontario, has announced plans for a major revitalization. Located on three artificial islands in Lake Ontario just off the CNE ... read more

Works Progresses on Cityzen & Fernbrook's The Shores in Oakville

The Shores Condos Oakville by Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes and Page + Steele
July 19, 2010 12:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Work progresses on Cityzen and Fernbrook's Bronte Harbour project in western Oakville, called The Shores Condos. The 10-storey condominium is designed in a modern ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Shea's Hippodrome

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Shea's Hippodrome
July 19, 2010 11:33 am | by Editor | Comments
UrbanToronto has partnered with Heritage Toronto to capture a moment in Toronto's past. On a weekly basis, we will both be highlighting a historic photo of the city's people, places and ... read more

Maple Leaf Gardens' Renovation Continues - Soon To Be Loblaws And Ryerson

Former Maple Leaf Gardens Becoming A Loblaws and Ryerson Sports Centre
July 19, 2010 11:28 am | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member Androiduk took this recent photos of work inside the former Maple Leaf Gardens. Concrete columns are now being poured which will hold up Loblaw's shopping floor, and eventually ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Toronto Skyline From The Island Ferry

Photo Of The Day: Toronto Skyline From The Island Ferry
July 19, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Toronto skyline as taken from the Island Ferry. Every year the skyline slowly bulks up. Next year we should be able to see Shangri-La start to dominate the area between the ... read more

Church-Wellesley Residents Meet Regarding 596 Church Street Proposal

Proposed plan for 24-storey condo at 596 Church Street
July 18, 2010 3:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A well structured informational meeting was organized by residents of the affected properties on Thursday June 17th at the 519 Community Centre. Its purpose was to take questions from concerned ... read more

Nathan Phillips Square Revitalization Continues Apace

Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto by PLANT Architects
July 16, 2010 5:51 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The revitalization of Nathan Phillips Square at Toronto's City Hall continues apace. The design by PLANT Architect and Shore Tilbe Perkins + Will called for the removal of the bunker-like single ... read more

Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint's NameOurCondo Contest Suggestions

July 16, 2010 5:44 pm | by Craig White | Comments
These are all the suggestions so far from members' posts: 3Dementia: Stage Door BMyers: Shark Condos http://www.nameourcondo.com/entry/55 Duper: Music ... read more

Camrost-Felcorp's The Avenue Nears Completion On St. Clair

The Avenue Condos Toronto by Camrost-Felcorp and Page+Steele Architects
July 16, 2010 5:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Camrost-Felcorp is nearing completion at its 19 storey condominium The Avenue at the southwest corner of Avenue Road and St. Clair Avenue West. The building, designed by Page + Steele, sits above ... read more

Cityzen, Fernbrook, and Castlepoint Announce Name Our Condo Contest!

Site for new Cityzen, Fernbrook, and Castlepoint Project, Toronto
July 16, 2010 12:35 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes, and Castlepoint, the developers of the L Tower, are getting set to launch their next condominium project directly across the street from it. The new ... read more

Photo Of The Day: The Bloor Street West Reconstruction Blues

Photo Of The Day: The Bloor Street West Reconstruction Blues
July 16, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Bloor Street West reconstruction blues. For shop owners, the summer of their discontent. Image by androiduk read more

New 40 Storey University Of Toronto Residence Coming To 245 & 253 College Street?

UofT College Street Residence, Toronto, designed by Diamond and Schmitt
July 15, 2010 4:16 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The University of Toronto has announced a private sector partner, Knightstone Capital Management, to help it create a new student residence on the south side of College Street east of Spadina. ... read more

Fram and Slokker's North Shore Condo Nears Completion in Port Credit

North Shore, in Port Credit by Fram and Slokker, with Giannone Petricone
July 15, 2010 4:11 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member Jasonzed took these shots of Fram and Slokker's Port Credit condominium project North Shore, designed by Ralph Giannone of Giannone Petricone. North Shore is situated across ... read more

596 Church Street Proposal

Rendering of 596 Church Condo by RAW Design
July 15, 2010 2:22 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A proposal which has quickly sparked controversy at UrbanToronto will be presented to the public on Thursday at 7 PM at the 519 community centre on Church Street. The project, by unknown developer ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 15, 2010

July 15, 2010 1:23 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Toronto needs ‘bold’ solution to gridlock problem: roundtable (National Post) Subway exit compromise fails to impress residents (National Post) Ontario Place seeks bids for a major makeover (Globe ... read more