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Quick Pic: Excavation Begins On Cityzen and Fernbrook's Waterlink At Pier 27

Waterlink at Pier 27 Condominiums Toronto by Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes
September 14, 2010 2:38 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Excavation work has begun on Waterlink at Pier 27. The four condo buildings, each 14 storeys tall, are being developed by Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes. Located right on the waterfront at 25 Queen's ... read more

Photo Of The Day: More Of The First Canadian Place Re-Cladding

Photo Of The Day: More Of The First Canadian Place Re-Cladding
September 14, 2010 12:08 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
This great downtown skyline shot gives us another excuse to cover the First Canadian Placere-cladding as a follow-up to yesterday's coverage. The more we think about it covering this project is ... read more

TIFF Bell Lightbox: Urban Toronto's Exploration Continued

TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto
September 13, 2010 2:39 pm | by Craig White | Comments
On Sunday, TIFF Bell Lightbox took centre-stage as thousands of film buffs, members of the press, TIFF organizers, politicos, assorted luminaries, and ordinary Torontonians descended on King ... read more

Quick Pic(s): First Canadian Place Re-Cladding Slowly Being Revealed

First Canadian Place Recladding by Shannon and B+H Architects in Toronto
September 13, 2010 1:31 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work proceeds on the re-cladding of First Canadian Place. For the first time we can see the glass clearly and we like what we see. We especially like the the dark corner panels. Work on the ... read more

Photo Of The Day: The Brick Man Rounds Out Aspen Ridge's Vu Condo

Vu Condo in Toronto by Aspen Ridge and Hariri Pontarini
September 13, 2010 1:26 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Aspen Ridge's recently completed Vu Condo adds the Brick Man as a public art component. A neat idea that's marred by the poll, hydro lines and streetlights. The 24 storey building, which is ... read more

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

September 13, 2010 12:01 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Toronto Board of Trade rips mayoral candidates for lack of ideas, What recession? Businesses snap up Toronto office space, Rossi pledges to tunnel Allen under downtown if elected + more news. read more

Photo Of The Day: Four Seasons Hotel & Condo As Seen From U of T

Four Seasons Hotel and Condominiums, Toronto
September 11, 2010 12:14 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The new Four Seasons hotel and condo continues to rise as this photo taken from U of T shows. The 55 and 25 storey two tower project is going to greatly impact Yorkville and the surrounding ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 10, 2010

September 10, 2010 1:23 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Moving Toronto: Where the candidates stand (Globe and Mail) Closing Toronto to newcomers would lead to economic collapse (Globe and Mail) read more

tiff. | Bell Lightbox Brings Life To King Street

Festival Tower TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto by Daniels and KPMB Architects
September 10, 2010 1:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
For our second instalment on TIFF Bell Lightbox, Urban Toronto does a swing of the exterior of the KPMB-designed building. We'll start at street level on King, go up to the roof, come back down ... read more

Quick Pic: Public Art Component Being Added Outside Of Concord Adex's Montage Condo

Montage Condos in Toronto by Concord Adex
September 10, 2010 1:02 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Public art component currently being installed on the north side of the Concord Adex developed Montage Condo. The 47 storey KPMB Architects designed tower is a part of the CityPlace development ... read more

Edenshaw's Chaz Yorkville Condos To Feature Wild Amenities

Chaz Yorkville in Toronto by Edenshaw and Charles LTD., Page + Steele Architects
September 10, 2010 12:59 pm | by Craig White | Comments
More details have been released about Chaz Yorkville, 45 Charles Ltd & Edenshaw Homes' new condo project on Charles Street, just east of Yonge Street in downtown Toronto. The 39-storey ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Tridel's Solaris Condo As Seen From The Milliken GO Station At Steeles Avenue

Solaris Condos in Tortonto by Tridel and Graziani + Corazza Architects
September 10, 2010 12:52 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Solaris Condos as seen from the Milliken GO Station at Steeles Avenue. The 40 storey towers, developed by Tridel and designed by Graziani + Corazza  Architects, are located to the south at ... read more

Canderel Stoneridge's Aura Condo Set To Rise 75 Storeys

The crane at the site of Aura Condos peeks out. Photo by caltrane74.
September 9, 2010 4:37 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The crane for the the new 75 storey Aura Condo peaks out from behind retail on Yonge Street. The Canderel Stoneridge developed building, which is designed by Graziani + ... read more

Daniel's Festival Tower Condo Lights Up The Night Just In Time For TIFF

Festival Tower and the Bell Lightbox by Daniels and KPMB.
September 9, 2010 4:17 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Festival Tower, the 42 storey condo that sits on top of TIFF's new Bell Lightbox headquarters, has finally turned on the lights. The lights being the lantern at the top of the ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Breaks Ground On Don River Park

Waterfront Toronto Chair Mark Wilson speaking to the crowd at Don River Park
September 9, 2010 4:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Urban Toronto filled the front spot at the groundbreaking for Waterfront Toronto's Don River Park in the West Don Lands yesterday afternoon. Assembled stakeholders, politicos, and press gathered ... read more

Tiff. | Bell Lightbox Days From Opening

Fisheye glance at the Lightbox and Festival Tower under construction
September 9, 2010 3:09 pm | by Craig White | Comments
TIFF Bell Lightbox is finally here! Over the next week, Urban Toronto will be giving you insider access to this long-awaited, new heart of Toronto's internationally-acclaimed film community. Our ... read more

TUFF: The Toronto Urban Film Festival 2010

TUFF: The Toronto Urban Film Festival 2010
September 9, 2010 2:56 pm | by Craig White | Comments
If you are riding the TTC during TIFF, you might want to check out the subway stations screens, as they will be showing TUFF, the Toronto Urban Film Festival. The 80 finalists will run ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For September 9, 2010

September 9, 2010 12:49 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Ford would scrap streetcars in favour of buses (Globe and Mail) Rossi proposes cutting Toronto council in half (Globe and Mail) The streetcar's time is up, says Rob Ford (Toronto Star) read more

Streetcar's Corktown District Condos Phase One Close To Completion

Corktown District Condos by Streetcar Developments and Quadrangle
September 8, 2010 11:33 am | by Craig White | Comments
Streetcar Development's first phase of its Corktown District condominium project is nearing completion on King Street East west of the Don River. The project is different from most new ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 8, 2010

September 8, 2010 12:54 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Rob Ford releases his transportation plan for Toronto …on YouTube (National Post) Hey, stars – welcome to our (model) living room (Globe and Mail) Institute to plug Canada’s bank ... read more