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303 Lofts By Zen Homes And 39 Connaught By Rosebrook Homes Coming To East End Toronto

303 Lofts condos By Zen Homes
June 20, 2011 9:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Two new east end projects popped up on our radar this weekend. While we have little info on both, new renderings mean we should get the discussions started. First up is 303 Lofts condos. Developed ... read more

D+S Designed Automotive Centre of Excellence Opens at UOIT

Front of the UOIT ACE Building, photo by Tom Arban
June 20, 2011 8:59 am | by Tyler Greenleaf | Comments
Here at UT we tend to stick to development projects closer in, but occasionally we check out interesting projects outside the city.  Out in Oshawa at the University of Ontario Institute of ... read more

UrbanToronto's Tour of the Trump Hotel and Tower Continues

30th storey restaurant balcony at the Trump International Hotel and Tower Toront
June 17, 2011 12:09 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We are back at the Trump International Hotel and Tower, a few floors up from where we last left off in yesterday's report, on the 26th floor. We are looking out at Arnell Plaza at the Bay Adelaide ... read more

Zoning Change Refused for 328 Dupont as City Emphasizes Preservation of Employment Areas

Regional Architects concept design for 328 Dupont
June 17, 2011 8:53 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Toronto City Council has refused to amend the zoning of 328, 330, 332, 344, and 374 Dupont Street to Mixed-Use. A concept design created by Regional Architects proposed one high-rise tower ... read more

UrbanToronto Ventures Into the Trump International Hotel and Tower

Trump International Hotel and Tower Toronto, image by Craig White
June 16, 2011 9:43 am | by Craig White | Comments
There is no building in Toronto that gets more attention on UrbanToronto.ca than Talon International's Trump International Hotel and Tower. While the architecture is not every UrbanToronto ... read more

Demolition Work Updated At Graywood and MOD Developments' Five St Joseph Condos

Five St. Joseph condos Toronto by Graywood and MOD Developments
June 16, 2011 9:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Back on May 26 we profiled the beginning of demolition at Five St Joseph condos. Today in a quick update we show the current status.  Photo by thecharioteer The photo prompted Urban Toronto ... read more

Up Your Trump: UrbanToronto Goes Trump Crazy

A spire grows from the Trump International Hotel and Tower Toronto, image by Cra
June 15, 2011 4:52 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Not had enough of a Trump Toronto fix lately? Well, leave room for dessert, because UrbanToronto has a heaping helping coming for you over the next couple of days. Talon International was good ... read more

Daniels' Cinema Tower Comes Into Focus

Northwest corner of Cinema Tower condos by The Daniels Corporation, image by Cra
June 15, 2011 9:53 am | by Craig White | Comments
For months now the exterior rendering of The Daniels Corporation's 43-storey Cinema Tower condominiums, has been public, and regular readers of UrbanToronto will be familiar with it. For those ... read more

Shoring Work At Great Gulf and Lifetime Developments' X2 Condos Comes To A Close

X2 Condos by Great Gulf Homes and Lifetime Developments
June 15, 2011 9:10 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Shoring work seems to have come to a close at X2 Condos. Exciting news for two reasons. One, excavation work can now begin for the future 49 storey condo and two, the shoring equipment can now be ... read more

CBC Getting a New Neighbour at 300 Front Street West

300 Front Street West condos Toronto by Tridel
June 14, 2011 8:59 am | by Arik Day | Comments
Tridel's new 49-storey development at 300 Front Street West is set to take center stage in the downtown core. Though there is not much of the property to be seen right now, cranes have already ... read more

One Bloor Condos By Great Gulf Homes Finally To Start Construction?

One Bloor East condos Toronto by Great Gulf Homes
June 13, 2011 11:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
One of the most anticipated construction starts may be upon us as equipment starts to mass at the site of One Bloor East condos. Today's Photo Of The Day, taken by Urban Toronto forum member ... read more

Urban Toronto Takes a Closer Look at Minto's The St. Thomas

The St. Thomas condos Toronto by Minto
June 13, 2011 9:59 am | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
Minto Development's The St. Thomas building model profile read more

Quick Update On The Progress At The Pemberton Group's U Condos

U Condos Toronto By The Pemberton Group
June 13, 2011 9:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Excavation work continues at the site of the new U Condos. In this photo by Urban Toronto forum member drum118 we see the construction pit starting to form. Photo by drum118 UrbanToronto moderator ... read more

Trump Luxury Hotel About to Change Toronto's Skyline

Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto by Talon International
June 10, 2011 2:27 pm | by Editor | Comments
As promised by Trump before construction,Toronto's downtown skyline is about to change yet again, with the addition of the 57 storey, Zeidler Partnership Architects designed, Trump Luxury Hotel ... read more

Minto Developments and Tesla Motors Celebrate 'Green Luxury' at The St. Thomas

The St. Thomas condos Toronto by Minto
June 10, 2011 9:59 am | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
Urban Toronto visits an event thrown by Minto Developments and Tesla Motors to celebrate the green features in their new project, The St. Thomas. read more

Tridel's Reve Accessorizes with Ravishing Red

Rêve Condos Toronto by Tridel
June 10, 2011 9:00 am | by Arik Day | Comments
Front Street West is now seeing red with Tridel's Reve, a 14-storey development now nearing completion. As seen in recent photos by UrbanToronto members Red Mars and Jasonzed, the ... read more

Empire Communities Tops Off The Modern Condos

Looking east along Richmond to The Modern by Empire Communities, image by Androi
June 9, 2011 10:04 am | by Craig White | Comments
The Modern, Empire Communities' 17-storey tower rising at Richmond and Sherbourne Streets, was the scene of a party yesterday for all involved in the construction of the building, to celebrate its ... read more

Conservatory Group's Milan Condominium Excavation Underway

Conservatory Group's Milan Condominium Toronto
June 9, 2011 9:00 am | by Arik Day | Comments
What is now a gargantuan hole beside the open-air section of the Yonge Subway line between Bloor and Rosedale stations will soon be a shining new beacon for the quickly-redeveloping ... read more

On The Way To Victory: BLVD and Lifetime's Condos on King West Progressing Well

The Alleyway at Victory Condos, image courtesy of BLVD and Lifetime Developments
June 8, 2011 9:58 am | by Craig White | Comments
Earlier this week we gave you a peek at recent work on Victory's King Street facade: today we take you inside for an update. read more

Excavation Nearing Completion At Triangle West's Art Condos

Art Condos by Triangle West Development
June 8, 2011 9:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Excavation is nearing completion at the new Art Condos. Located in the west end at 44 Dovercourt Rd, the 11 storey condo is being developed by Triangle West Development. Here we see the remaining ... read more