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Poll 8 for May 15, 2010: Pug Awards Bloorview Kids Rehab

Poll 8 for May 15, 2010: Pug Awards Bloorview Kids Rehab
May 15, 2010 1:13 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Here's the eighth 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 7 for May 15, 2010: Pug Awards Bay Adelaide Centre

Daily Poll 7 for May 15, 2010: Pug Awards Bay Adelaide Centre
May 15, 2010 1:10 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Our third day of Pug Award polls showed that UrbanToronto is emphatically neutral on 88 on Broadway, and a little cooler on 900 Mount Pleasant. 60 Richmond still leads the pack, while no one ... read more

Daily Poll 6 for May 15, 2010: Pug Awards 900 Mount Pleasant

900 Mt. Pleasant condos Toronto
May 15, 2010 1:02 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Here's the sixth 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 to ... read more

Daily Poll 5 for May 15, 2010: Pug Awards 88 Broadway

88 Broadway, Toronto
May 15, 2010 1:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Yesterday we discovered that yes, UrbanToronto has found some real ardour for a project completed last year: Stephen Teeple's leading edge design for the Toronto Community Housing Corporation at ... read more

Daily Poll 4 for May 14, 2010: Pug Awards 60 Richmond East Housing Co-Operative

60 Richmond East Housing Co-Operative Toronto
May 13, 2010 12:31 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Here's the fourth 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 to ... read more

Daily Poll 3 for May 14, 2010: Pug Awards 455 Adelaide/10 Morrison Ave

455 Adelaide West condominiums, Toronto, by Freed Developments
May 13, 2010 12:29 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto's Pug Award Daily Polls are off and running. It looks like neither 100 Yorkville nor 263 Wellington West have ignited much ardour amongst the voters, but on the whole both buildings ... read more

Daily Poll 2 for May 13, 2010: Pug Awards 263 Wellington Street West

263 Wellington Street, Toronto
May 13, 2010 11:48 am | by Craig White | Comments
Today we present the second two of the buildings up for this year's Pug Awards, and we hope you will take the time to vote for them; both here, and at the Pug Awards' official site. Our take on ... read more

Daily Poll: The New St. Lawrence Market North

North Market, St Lawrence Market, Toronto
May 12, 2010 2:12 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Today we start a new feature entitled "Daily Poll". As the name says we are going to ask you the readers to tell us what you think about various projects or issues currently taking place. Our ... read more

Daily Poll 1 for May 13, 2010: Pug Awards 100 Yorkville at Bellair

100 Yorkville at Bellair Condominiums Toronto by Invar Building Corporation
May 12, 2010 11:26 am | by Craig White | Comments
Yesterday UrbanToronto started off our Daily Poll with a look at the proposals for the new North Market building across from The St. Lawrence Market. While voting remains open on that poll, the ... read more

St Lawrence Market North Finalists Announced

St. Lawrence Market North Toronto by Adamson Associates/Rogers Stirk Harbor
May 10, 2010 12:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto correctly predicted that the Red Team submission would win the competition, and correctly guessed that the Red Team was Adamson Associates Architects and Rogers Stirk Harbour + ... read more

Pug Awards 2010: Time again for the good, the bad & the pugly

Pug Awards 2010 Toronto: Time again for the good, the bad & the pugly
May 6, 2010 3:58 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto wants to do a little experimenting. Every year we get suggestions from our members on how to fix the Pug Awards. Are they broken? Some of you think so, and you have let us know how ... read more

Quick Pic: Seventy5 Portland Street

75 Portland, Freed Developments, Toronto, Phillipe Starck
May 5, 2010 4:41 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Here's one that flew under the radar for us. Seventy5 Portland Street is another Freed Developments project which is adding to what is dubbed "Freedville" (Bathurst and King). This 11-storey ... read more

Sherbourne Park: Here's your chance to name a new Toronto park

Rendering of Sherbourne Commons Park
April 27, 2010 11:11 am | by Craig White | Comments
Here's your chance to name a new Toronto park. The City of Toronto is running a contest to name a new city park. The “Rename Sherbourne Park” contest launching today, is open to all city residents ... read more

Quick Pic: New Sick Kids Test Cladding

Sick Kids Hospital, 77 Elm Street, Toronto, cladding
April 9, 2010 9:08 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
While we do think the cladding is attractive we do wonder if they couldn't come up with something that screams something other than institutional. What do you think? Another angle... read more

Redevelopment of Northwest Corner of Queen and McCaul

Artists Rendering of 226 Queen Street West
March 30, 2010 2:04 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Redevelopment is coming to Queen and McCaul according to councillor Adam Vaughan's newsletter. He reports: read more