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Amexon's South Beach Condos First Tower Close To Top Floor

South Beach Condos in Etobicoke by Amexon Development and Arsenault Architects
October 14, 2010 12:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The first of two towers at South Beach Condos and Lofts, on Park Lawn Road in Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores area, is close to hitting its 29th and top storey. The complex by Amexon Development ... read more

Castlepoint, Cityzen and Fernbrook's Backstage Condos Continues Its Innovative Marketing

Backstage Condos in toronto by Cityzen and Page + Steele Architects
October 14, 2010 12:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Castlepoint Realty Partners, Cityzen, and Fernbrook Homes, the trio of developers responsible for building the Daniel Libeskind-designed L Tower at the Sony Centre, have moved on to the next phase ... read more

Photo Of The Day: We Know Times Are Tough When Scotia Plaza Uses Duct Tape To Hold Itself Together

Scotia Plaza in Toronto
October 14, 2010 12:35 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
We know times are tough when Scotia Plaza uses duct tape to hold its together. We'll let nicetommy, the forum member that took these pictures, explain: For the last couple of months there's ... read more

Ontario's First Parliament Site To Finally Get The Respect It Deserves?

First Parliament site rendering in Toronto by J. Michael Kirkland
October 14, 2010 12:31 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Ever wonder why Parliament Street is nowhere close to Queen's Park? The reason is that Queen's Park is actually Ontario's third parliament building. The second was located where Roy Thomson Hall ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 14, 2010

October 13, 2010 11:23 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Peter Kuitenbrouwer: Note from Rob Ford country (National Post) Ford, Smitherman in dead heat: poll (Globe and Mail) Hume: New TTC subway cars are just the ticket (Toronto Star) Cleaning up The ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 13, 2010

October 13, 2010 12:29 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Media treat trivial issues same as relevant news, Miller says (National Post) Chris Selley: Google Transit is going places (National Post) Use tax cuts, transit expansion to spur development: ... read more

Beaverhall and Graywood Relaunch The Mercer Condos

The Mercer in Toronto by Beaverhall and Graywood Developments, BBB Architects
October 13, 2010 12:27 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Mercer, a new 33-storey condominium at the corner of John and Mercer Streets just south of King and the recently launched TIFF Bell Lightbox, has had a makeover and is now relaunching its ... read more

Excavation Slowly Begins At Tridel's 300 Front West Condo

300 Front Street West in Toronto by Tridel and Wallman Architects
October 13, 2010 12:22 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Excavation for Tridel's new 300 Front Street West condo slowly begins. The 52 storey Wallman Architects designed building is another project that's transforming the formerly industrial area. ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Lumiere Condo By Menkes Getting Some Interesting Final Touches

Lumiere Condos in Toronto by Menkes Development and Wallman Architects
October 13, 2010 12:19 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Lumiere Condo is coming close to completion as final touches are put to the building. One of the things we wondered about were the blank north and south walls with the notches. Well our questions ... read more

The Vü From Here and There: Aspen Ridge's Condo In The Spotlight

Vu Condos in Toronto by Aspen Ridge Homes
October 12, 2010 12:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member and all'round great photographer Udo has been posting shots of Vü Condo by Aspen Ridge in Toronto's St. Lawrence Market area as of late, and we always think it's worthwhile ... read more

Freed Development's 500 Wellington West Shows Significant Progress

500 Wellington in Toronto by Freed Developments and Core Architects
October 12, 2010 12:34 pm | by Craig White | Comments
At only 17 units, 500 Wellington West is one of Peter Freed's smallest condominium projects in Toronto. At the same time it his most luxurious with interiors by Burdifilek, and landscaping by gh3. ... read more

Context Development's Market Wharf Condo Is Rising At 18 Lower Jarvis

Market Wharf Condos in Toronto by Context and architectsAlliance
October 12, 2010 12:01 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Market Wharf Condominium by Context Development continues to rise at 18 Lower Jarvis. Here we get to see the brick exterior of the podium which we really do like. Looks modern but also fits the ... read more

Photo Of The Day: PricewaterhouseCoopers Tower As Seen From University Avenue

18 York Street in Toronto by KPMB Architects
October 12, 2010 11:59 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
18 York Street, or the PricewaterhouseCoopers Tower, is now coming close to topping off. The 26 storey office building is being built by bcIMC and the design is by KPMB Architects. Here we see it ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 11, 2010

October 11, 2010 12:50 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Six former Rossi organizers poised to endorse Smitherman (Globe and Mail) Candidates appeal to voters’ giant appetites for transit (Toronto Star) TTC travels to Google (Toronto Sun) The Toronto of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 8, 2010

October 8, 2010 11:54 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Ford releases complete financial plan (National Post) Giving thanks to our city (National Post) Ontario pulls plug on gas-fired plant (Globe and Mail) Ford's fiscal plan playing voters for fools ... read more

Freed Developments' 650 King Street West Condo Well Underway

Six50 King Street West in Toronto by Freed and Core Architects
October 8, 2010 11:22 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Construction on Freed Developments' new 650 King Street West is well underway. The 16 and 10 storey project wraps around the north east corner of Bathurst and King. The Core ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Checking Out Toronto's East Bayfront From The Top Of Pinnacle International's Success Tower Condo

East Bayfront in Toronto by WaterfrontToronto
October 7, 2010 11:08 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Earlier in the week we took a quick mini tour of the 53rd floor of the Pinnacle International developed Success Tower. Today we show the east view from the Page + Steele designed condo. If we were ... read more

A Few Suites Remain at the King Edward Residences

King Edward Hotel and Residences by King Edward Realty and ERA Architects
October 7, 2010 11:13 am | by Craig White | Comments
King Edward Realty Inc., made up of partners Dundee Realty Corp., Alex Shnaider, Skyline International Development Inc., and Serruya Realty Group Inc, is restoring the landmark King Edward Hotel ... read more

Renderings For The Upcoming Tableau Condos By Urban Capital, Malibu And Alit

Tableau Condos in Toronto by Wallman Architects, Urban Capital, Malibu and Alit
October 7, 2010 11:05 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Renderings have surfaced for the new Tableau Condominiums. Set to rise 36 stories at 117 Peter Street (southeast corner of Richmond Street West) the project was designed by Wallman Architects. The ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Absolute World Condo As Seen From The Penthouse Of The New Ritz-Carlton

Absolute World Condos in Mississauga by Cityzen/Fernbrook and MAD Architects
October 6, 2010 11:54 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
During our recent tour of the new Ritz-Carlton hotel and condo we were able to grab this photo from the penthouse level. In the distance we see the distinctive shape of the new Absolute World ... read more