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St Lawrence Market North Finalists Announced

St. Lawrence Market North Toronto by Adamson Associates/Rogers Stirk Harbor
May 9, 2010 11:00 pm | 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 2:58 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 3:41 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 10:11 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 8:08 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 1:04 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Redevelopment is coming to Queen and McCaul according to councillor Adam Vaughan's newsletter. He reports: read more