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Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: Weston Road and Eglinton

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: Weston Road and Eglinton
February 20, 2010 6:15 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Since there's talk about Mt. Dennis area of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT to be above or below ground at Weston Road, here's how Eglinton looked at the railway crossing (in 1929). The Kodak building ... read more

Photo of the Day: Spadina Expressway/Allen Road

Spadina Expressway/Allen Road Under Construction
February 20, 2010 10:10 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Spadina Expressway (Allen Road) in 1963: read more

Forum Member Polystyrene Photographs From Great Gulf Homes' X Condo

X The Condominium Toronto by Great Gulf Homes and architectsAlliance
February 19, 2010 7:21 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Yesterday we posted shots taken by forum member Polystyrene from the new Ritz-Carlton. Today we move to shots taken by Polystyrene from the new X Condo. read more

Then and Now: Sheppard Bridges Over The West Don River

Then and Now: Sheppard Bridges Over The West Don River
February 19, 2010 9:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Then (1920) & Now (2009) Sheppard Bridges Over The West Don River. Photo by loneprimate Actually, there've been three bridges here in the interval listed. The one in the top view was replaced ... read more

Photo Of The Day - Toronto City Hall

Photo Of The Day: Toronto City Hall
February 19, 2010 12:19 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day is Toronto City Hall. Photographer adampatric says: I love this spot. I visit it without fail when I am there. Photo by adampatric read more

Which Version Of One Bloor East Do You Like The Best?

One Bloor East condos Toronto developed by Great Gulf Homes
February 19, 2010 12:07 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Which Version Of One Bloor East Condos Do You Like The Best? Version One: Kolter One Bloor East by Kolter Version Two: Bazis read more

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: University Avenue & WW1

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: University Avenue & WW1
February 18, 2010 2:57 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
1897 - From the top of the Ontario Parliament Building 1910 - From the front entrance of Parliament August 1, 1914 - the day World War I started read more

Tridel Website and Customer Care Updates

February 18, 2010 10:47 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Tridel is on Facebook. The Tridel Facebook page has been activated. read more

Forum Member Polystyrene Photographs From The Ritz-Carlton Hotel And Condo

Residences at The Ritz-Carlton Toronto by Graywood Developments and Cadillac Fai
February 18, 2010 2:32 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Forum member Polystyrene uploaded these pictures a few weeks back. They were taken from the new Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Condo that is currently under construction on Wellington West. Many ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Trees Arrive At 550 Wellington West Condos

550 Wellington West Condos By Freed Developments
February 18, 2010 12:48 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
From back in December, trees arriving at 550 Wellington West condos.  Photo By Red Mars The soon to be completed condo was developed by Freed Developments.  read more

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: Looking North From Canada Life In The 1930's

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: Looking North From Canada Life In The 1930's
February 17, 2010 6:27 pm | by Editor | Comments
A little change of direction, but true to the spirit of "evocative images". This aerial, taken from the Canada Life Building in 1930's, shows a moment in time before the Victorian (Edwardian?) ... read more

Province Of Ontario Planning 39 Storey Office Tower For 880 Bay Street

880 Bay Street Province Of Ontario Office Building
February 17, 2010 11:20 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Yesterday we ran a story on the plans by the Ontario Government to build a new office tower at 880 Bay Street. The proposed tower would rise 39 storeys and would be used to consolidate many ... read more

How One Bloor East Condos By Great Gulf Will Impact Yonge And Bloor

One Bloor East condos Toronto developed by Great Gulf Homes and Hariri Pontarini
February 17, 2010 3:10 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Last week we took a look at what the Yonge and Bloor skyline will look like in the near future via renderings done by forum member wyliepoon. Those renderings contained an older version of One ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Dupont And Spadina

Dupont Subway Station Toronto
February 17, 2010 12:15 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Toronto's version of the Gates of Mordor. The gates hide a electrical substation for the Spandina Subway line.  Photo by androiduk read more

Photo Of The Day: Viewing City Hall From Behind

Photo Of The Day: Viewing Toronto City Hall From Behind
February 16, 2010 12:42 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Another way to look at City Hall and another great shot by UrbanToronto forum member tomms. Image by tomms read more

Monopoly Canadian Edition: Toronto In Jail

Monopoly Canadian Edition
February 15, 2010 6:07 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Hasbro is having a competition to pick cities for the Monopoly Canada Edition. As of right now Calgary is #1, while Toronto is 3rd last. You can vote here if you'd like to see Toronto move up the ... read more

Back to Toronto: The Burroughes Building

The Burroughes Building Toronto
February 15, 2010 12:52 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Some pretty cool looking photos of this great space inside the Burroughes Building. Located at 639 Queen Street West near Bathurst, this space would make a great new home for Urban Toronto ... read more

Winter Skyline Panorama (my usual shamelss self promotion)

Toronto Winter Skyline From The Portlands
February 15, 2010 1:01 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Here's a wonderful panorama shot of our skyline from the portlands. Forum member Redroom Studios had some free time on Saturday so he drove downtown to snap a few photos. Here's a preview sized ... read more

Early Excavation Work Begins At Aura at College Park Condos

Aura at College Park Condos Toronto by Canderel Stoneridge
February 14, 2010 1:25 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Construction on the 75 storey Aura at College Park condos continues. Developed by Canderel Stoneridge and designed by Graziani + Corazza Architects, it is going to completely change the area ... read more

Construction Update on Urban Capital's Boutique Condos

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February 13, 2010 4:00 pm | by Intern | Comments
Today we take a look at Boutique Condos. Located at the corner of Simcoe and Nelson, this 35 and 16 storey project is close to topping off. Developed by Urban Capital in partnership with West ... read more