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Daily Poll 21 for May 22-23, 2010: Pug Awards One Cole

One Cole condos Toronto by the Daniels Corporation
May 22, 2010 2:31 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Our tenth day of Pug Award polls showed that UrbanToronto tends to like both Montage and Neo, neither inspiring much ardour nor disgust, although Neo is turning a few more heads. Meanwhile, ... read more

News Headlines For May 22, 2010

May 22, 2010 12:03 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
A space with too much volume: the Hearn generating station (National Post) Don’t fence me in (National Post) Canadian cities mark “new deal” milestone (Toronto Star) Hume: ... read more

Doors Open 2010: Two Attractions at the John Street

John St. Roundhouse and Toronto Railway Heritage Centre Toronto
May 21, 2010 2:23 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A week tomorrow - Saturday May 29 - and continuing on Sunday May 30 - 146 buildings across Toronto will throw open their doors and lay out the welcome mat for a public eager for a peak at places ... read more

Dufferin Street: Eliminating the jog

Dufferin Street Bridge Construction, Toronto
May 21, 2010 2:17 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Work continues on eliminating the jog in Dufferin Street at Queen. Ever since 1897, Queen Street has passed straight under the railroad tracks where it meets Dufferin Street, but those wishing to ... read more

Daily Poll 20 for May 21, 2010: Pug Awards Neo

Neo Condominiums Toronto by Concord Adex At CityPlace
May 21, 2010 2:12 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Here's the twentieth building up for this year's Pug Awards, which we hope you will take the time to vote for both here, and at the Pug Awards' official site. Our take on the Pugs is an experiment ... read more

Daily Poll 19 for May 21, 2010: Pug Awards Montage

Montage Condos Toronto at CityPlace by Concord Adex
May 21, 2010 11:16 am | by Craig White | Comments
Our ninth day of Pug Award polls showed that UrbanToronto has little love for Malibu, and none for Minto Skyy. Nobody hates either of them though, and if fact Malibu mostly inspires neutrality, ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Number One York Quay

Photo Of The Day: Number One York Quay Toronto
May 21, 2010 11:12 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Photographer androiduk had this to say about this picture: One of my favourite building entrances in the whole city. Real sense of arrival when you show up here.  Image by androiduk read more

NXT Condominiums @ Windermere by The Lake By Cresford Developments On The Rise

NXT Condominiums at Windermere by The Lake Toronto by Cresford Developments
May 21, 2010 4:29 am | by Craig White | Comments
Recent images of work on Cresford's NXT condominium, designed by architectsAlliance, and located at their Windermere by the Lake project on the Queensway east of the Humber River, show that this ... read more

Quick Pic: Inside Maple Leaf Gardens

Loblaws and Ryerson Athletics Centre at Maple Leaf Gardens Toronto
May 21, 2010 1:14 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work on Maple Leaf Gardens finally starts as witnessed by this photo. The arena, empty since 1999, is being renovated and will include, when fully renovated, a Loblaws Superstore on the lower ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 20, 2010

May 20, 2010 11:10 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Mayoral candidates eye Metrolinx partnership (Globe and Mail) Controversial condo towers visible above Queen’s Park approved (Globe and Mail) Managing disruption key to LRT: Metrolinx ... read more

Nautilus @ Waterview Condos By The Monarch Group Starts To Rise

Nautilus Condos Toronto by the Monarch Group and Graziani and Corazza Architects
May 20, 2010 11:07 am | by Craig White | Comments
In the last 8 weeks with a second crane, Monarch Groups' new Nautilus at Waterview, designed by Graziani + Corazza Architects, has made it up to ground level, with substantial progress ... read more

UrbanToronto supports Team Mikey Walk of Life

UrbanToronto supports Team Mikey Walk of Life
May 20, 2010 10:57 am | by Craig White | Comments
The weather was beautiful, the surroundings were inspiring, the turnout was amazing, and spirits were soaring at the 2010 GTA Walk of Life®. On Saturday, May 15, over 1,500 people gathered at the ... read more

Daily Poll 18 for May 20, 2010: Pug Awards Minto Skyy

Minto Skyy condos Toronto by Minto
May 20, 2010 10:52 am | by Craig White | Comments
Here's the eighteenth building up for this year's Pug Awards, which we hope you will take the time to vote for both here, and at the Pug Awards' official site. Our take on the Pugs is an ... read more

Daily Poll 17 for May 20, 2010: Pug Awards Malibu at Harbourfront

Malibu at Harbourfront condos Toronto by Malibu Investments
May 20, 2010 10:50 am | by Craig White | Comments
Our eighth day of Pug Award polls showed that UrbanToronto really likes London on the Esplanade, we really like it. We feel pretty good about the Madison Avenue Lofts too, just not so ... read more

Quick Pic: Absolute As Taken From Absolute

Absolute World condos Mississauga by Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes
May 20, 2010 10:48 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
A unique perspective of the north tower of Absolute World as taken from the south tower. Designed by Yansong Ma of MAD, and developed by Fernbrook Homes and Cityzen, this project is ... read more

Photo Of The Day: The Ontario College of Art & Design's Sharp Centre

Photo Of The Day: The Ontario College of Art & Design's Sharp Centre
May 20, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Alsop Architects designed Sharp Centre For Design at OCAD. What's more suitable for a design school?  Image by lightarchitect read more

Video: Timelapse of Toronto's Skyline

May 19, 2010 2:16 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
For the skyline junkies in us all. read more

18 York On The Rise

18 York Street, Toronto
May 19, 2010 12:25 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Construction continues on 18 York Street, the final new office tower we'll probably being seeing for a while. After more than a decade of drought Toronto has, in the past five years, seen some ... read more

Heritage Toronto Walks: Toronto Ferry Boat Trillium

Toronto Ferry Boat Trillium
May 19, 2010 10:59 am | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto's much loved ferry boat, the Trillium, celebrates her centenary this year! Join Heritage Toronto and author Mike Filey, a champion for the ferry's restoration, for dinner and a cruise of ... read more

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

May 19, 2010 10:45 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The history of a subway mystery (Toronto Sun) TTC-ing ghosts this weekend? (Toronto Sun) Transportation scheme will take its toll ... (Toronto Sun) Council OKs $4.5M overrun for Bloor Street ... read more