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Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 19, 2011

January 19, 2011 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Chris Selley: Pan Am grumbling is groan worthy (National Post) Metrolinx recommends electrifying GO trains (National Post) TTC to consult with public over proposed bus route ... read more

New Pedestrian Bridge Over The 401 To Connect Pickering Town Centre To GO Station

Pickering Go Bridge in Pickering.
January 19, 2011 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The City Pickering is not generally known for its urbanism or walkability. But, even here, environmental sustainability and smart growth is making some progress. Plans are in the works for a ... read more

What Mississauga City Centre Would Look Like Out On The Alberta Prairie.

Mississauga's skyline is ever-growing these days.
January 18, 2011 11:15 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Neat picture by forum member Jasonzed of Mississauga City Centre as taken from the CN Tower. It shows just how big downtown Mississauga is becoming as towers such as Absolute World continue to ... read more

Excavation at Early Stage at Pemberton's U Condos on Bay

U Condos in Toronto by Pemberton Group and architectsAlliance
January 18, 2011 2:24 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Excavation is underway at the site of the Pemberton Group's two-tower-plus-townhouse project on Bay Street called U Condos. U, designed by architectsAlliance, will feature two point towers, one on ... read more

Diamond + Schmitt's New Centennial College Facility Taking Shape

Centenial College Mississauga's Learning Commons is by Diamond + Schmitt.
January 18, 2011 1:57 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Centennial College is expanding the facilities at their Progress Campus in Scarborough near Markham Road and the 401. Thanks to a $35 million infrastructure investment by the provincial and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 18, 2011

January 18, 2011 12:56 pm | by Edward | Comments
North St. James Town skyscraper proposal concerns planning staff (National Post) As Pan Am costs double, Ford says no more surprises (Globe and Mail) Pan Am developers await short list of bidders ... read more

Photo Of The Day: New Condo Towers By Menkes Coming To Current Four Seasons Hotel Site At 21 Avenue Road

Queen's Park Legislature stands before Dubai's impressive skyline.
January 17, 2011 11:58 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
On Thursday an Ontario court rejected the Province's attempt to appeal an OMB decision to allow for the redevelopment of the existing Fours Seasons Hotel location at 21 Avenue Road. The developer ... read more

Rêve Condos By Tridel Changing The Face Of Front Street West

Rêve Condos by Tridel and designed by Wallman Architects with Burka.
January 17, 2011 11:47 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Rêve Condos, located at 560 Front Street West, is quickly changing the face of this former industrial area. The 14-storey building is being developed by Tridel with design by Wallman Architects in ... read more

Demolition Work Begins At The Site Of Concert Properties' The Berczy Condo

Berczy Condos, Toronto, IBI Group, Concert Properties
January 17, 2011 1:15 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Here comes The Berczy Condos. Demolition work has begun for the 13 storey condo that is to be located at the south west corner of Front and Church. Developed by Vancouver based Concert Properties, ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Independent Order of Foresters' Arch

Independent Order of Foresters' Arch, Toronto, 1901
January 17, 2011 12:58 pm | by Craig White | 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

Blvd And Lifetime's Victory Condos Topped Off

Victory Condos was developed by BLVD and Lifetime and designed by Wallman
January 17, 2011 9:38 am | by Craig White | Comments
Victory Condos, a 12-storey development designed by Wallman Architects and situated on King Street west of Spadina Avenue, was topped off in November 2010. The BLVD and Lifetime ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Toronto's Night Time Skyline As Seen From The West

Downtown Toronto Skyline from the west
January 16, 2011 11:02 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day shows us what the Toronto skyline looks like at night from the west. Taken by forum member sodapop it shows both the current look and hints at the changes that are coming. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 16, 2011

January 16, 2011 9:28 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Posted Toronto Political Panel: Solving Rob Ford’s budget dilemma (National Post) Pan Am Games costs could jump to $96.5M (National Post) Life is not a gravy train for ‘elitists' of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 14, 2011

January 14, 2011 1:40 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
City announces proposed user fee increases (National Post) The week at City Hall: Budget babble (National Post) Court blocks challenge to condos threatening view of legislature (Globe and ... read more

Junction Triangle Lofts Revitalizing Mid-City Business Area

Junction Triangle Lofts, Toronto, Ashley Ross
January 14, 2011 1:22 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Junction Triangle Lofts at 229 Wallace Avenue, by developer Ashley Ross, builder of the much-admired Richmond Town Manors, provides fresh opportunities for small business to thrive in the ... read more

Union Station Revitalization By NORR Architects And Zeidler Partnership Architects

Union Station Harvey's, Toronto, Union Station Revistalization
January 14, 2011 1:04 pm | by Craig White | Comments
When the Union Station Harvey's closes at the end of January to make way for jackhammers and blowtorches, some people will ask themselves 'can it all be worth it?' For those who will feel the loss ... read more

Cityzen, Castlepoint, and Fernbrook's Backstage Condos Sales Office Ready To Go

Backstage condos Toronto by Citizen/Castlepoint/Fernbrook Homes
January 14, 2011 12:40 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Backstage, the condo at the centre of last summer's high profile online branding contest, is now in sales, and the site for the Cityzen / Castlepoint / Fernbrook ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Menkes And Lifetime Developments' Four Seasons Hotel And Condo As Seen From Yorkville Park

Four Seasons Hotel & Private Residences, Toronto Condos, Menkes, Lifetime, aA
January 14, 2011 12:36 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Four Seasons Hotel & Private Residences image by urbandreamer read more

A Close Up Look At Lanterra Developments' Burano Condos

Burano condos, Toronto, architectsAlliance, Lanterra
January 14, 2011 12:25 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Burano On Bay image by urbandreamer read more

11-Storey Condo by Great Lands Corporation coming to 2756 Old Leslie

East Elevation of 2756 Old Leslie Street. Developed by Great Lands Corportation.
January 13, 2011 3:48 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Word has come that city planning is recommending approval for an 11-storey condo at 2756 Old Leslie Street. The plan is set to be looked at during the North York Community Council meeting on ... read more