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Pinnacle Centre Condos Adds To An Interesting View Of The Toronto Skyline From The West

Photo of the southern edge of Toronto skyline of Pinnacle Centre construction
May 5, 2011 9:10 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Pinnacle Centre condos adds to this interesting skyline view from Coronation Park east of Ontario Place. Townhomes in the foreground, old factory in the middle ground, and modern high-rise condos ... read more

Trees Come To A Revitalized Bloor Street

Trees Come To A Revitalized Bloor Street in Toronto
May 5, 2011 9:06 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Spring is coming to the south side of Bloor outside the Colonnade as trees are planted on the newly revitalized strip. image by androiduk Amid complaints over the length of time the project took, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 5, 2011

May 5, 2011 1:34 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Q&A: Bernard Trottier, the man who beat Ignatieff, More residents claim Ford went way over campaign spending limit, Ford's schedule reveals little activity... read more

Camrost Felcorp's Imperial Plaza Condos To Have Terrific Mid-City Views

Imperial Plaza Condos Toronto by Camrost-Felcorp
May 4, 2011 11:58 am | by Craig White | Comments
Last week we took you inside Camrost Felcorp's residential remake of the Imperial Oil Building on St. Clair Avenue West. This week we are happy to bring you the terrific mid-city views Imperial ... read more

UrbanToronto Checks In On HotDocs 2011

This is a promo photo from the documentary, Battle for Brooklyn.
May 4, 2011 11:21 am | by Craig White | Comments
We have been a lot quieter around here this year about HotDocs. After nearly daily updates last year, we have been very pressed for time this year: there's a lot going on behind the scenes at ... read more

U of Waterloo: School of Pharmacy By Hariri Pontarini and Young +Wright Architects

Photo courtesy of Hariri Pontarini Architects
May 4, 2011 11:12 am | by Craig White | Comments
The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) has released its 2010 award winners, which represent the best in Ontario architectural design, innovation, and business. We are pleased to announce that ... read more

Toronto's Bixi Bikeshare Launched Tuesday on Gould Street

This photos shows the Bixi Toronto bike station at Ryerson University.
May 4, 2011 11:11 am | by Adam Hawkins | Comments
With allies left and right Bixi’s future looks bright Cold, rainy weather couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm as Bixi Toronto brought bike sharing to Toronto on Tuesday. Bixi officials, city ... read more

Backstage Condos by Castlepoint, Cityzen, and Fernbrook Homes set to break ground on Saturday May 14

Backstage Condos Toronto By Castlepoint, Cityzen, And Fernbrook Homes
May 4, 2011 10:55 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The invites are out and we're off to a ground breaking for the new Backstage Condos. The date of the official event is Saturday May 14 and we'll be there to cover the event. Photo by Jasonzed read more

tomms Stumps Us Again With This Shot Of The Northeast Core From High In The Sky

This is a photo of the downtwon core of Toronto
May 4, 2011 10:42 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Urban Toronto forum member tomms is known for his breath-taking shots from tops of various tall buildings in the city. And every once in a while he stumps us with the location of the shot, a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 4, 2011

May 4, 2011 8:47 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
With Tory majority, Ford anticipates ‘a direct line to Ottawa’, Ford strikes panel to nominate TCHC citizen board, Hume: Note to city’s new Tories: Please give Harper a tour ... read more

Heritage Toronto Announces 2011 Spring Program of Free Walking Tours

This is the logo for Heritage Toronto, organizer of the Heritage Walks
May 3, 2011 9:52 am | by Editor | Comments
In 2011, Heritage Toronto begins its 17th year of free historic walking tours all across the city. Held most weekends throughout April to October, Heritage Toronto Walks are a great way for ... read more

Empire Oversees New O2 Maisonettes Condo Project Near Jarvis and Shuter

This is a rendering of the exterior of Owners Stal/Identity's O2 Maisonettes
May 3, 2011 8:52 am | by Craig White | Comments
A new project, O2 Maisonettes, has been announced for the corner of Shuter and George Streets, just east of Jarvis, in Toronto's transforming east side. Owners Stal Inc. and Identity Developments ... read more

Bixi: Bike sharing is back in Toronto

This photo shows a row of Bixi bikeShare bicycles on a Paris street
May 3, 2011 8:42 am | by Adam Hawkins | Comments
Bike sharing is back, but what’s different this time? Text by Adam Hawkins Cycling in Toronto is taking a big leap forward today as the launch of Bixi Toronto brings the bike sharing revolution ... read more

George Brown College's New Waterfront Health Sciences Complex Starts To Rise

This photo shows early construction of the waterfront George Brown College
May 3, 2011 8:33 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The eastern waterfront continues to improve tremendously with the rise of the new George Brown College's Health Sciences Complex. Today's update, taken by Urban Toronto forum member Jasonzed from ... read more

Photo Of The Day: A Skyline Develops In Toronto's Humber Bay

Photo Of The Day: A Skyline Develops In Toronto's Humber Bay
May 3, 2011 8:23 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
A new skyline is taking shape in Humber Bay as seen in this photo by Urban Toronto forum member JLankford. Taken from the east side of Grenadier Pond, it shows condos on the rise. Image by JLankford read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 3, 2011

May 3, 2011 8:10 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
LORINC: following Ford’s campaign money trail, Rob Ford could become a champion of cycling, City Hall Diary: Urban votes should count for more ... read more

Menkes' Savvy Condominiums Rising in North York City Centre

Savvy Condo Toronto by Menkes
May 2, 2011 3:01 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Construction is underway at Savvy, the latest phase at Menkes' Cosmo community in North York City Centre, southeast of Sheppard Avenue and Yonge Street Designed by Rafael + Bigauskas Architects, ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: The Old Mill

This photo depicts the ruins of the flour mill at Toronto's Old Mill in 1899.
May 2, 2011 2:43 pm | 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 events, ... read more

BILD Awards 2011 - And The Winners Are...

This a rendering of the 2011 BILD Award-winning Five St. Joseph Condo.
May 2, 2011 2:34 pm | by Editor | Comments
The 31st annual BILD Awards were held this past Friday April 29, 2011 and the results are in. Presented by the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD), the awards are meant to ... read more

Rendering Released For Lamb Development Corp's New Brant Park Condos

An early rendering of the 11-storey Brant Park Condo developed by Lamb Dev Corp
May 2, 2011 2:28 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
An early rendering for the new Brant Park Condos has been released and we've got our hands on it. Located at 438 Adelaide St West (northeast corner of Adelaide and Brant), early information states ... read more