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Two Significant Condo Proposals for Etobicoke's Dundas West Strip

5485-5487 Dundas St West @Shorncliffe Rd, Toronto Condos, Quadrangle
February 10, 2011 12:01 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The strip of Dundas Street west from Kipling in Etobicoke is not renowned as Toronto's most beautiful. In fact, the hodgepodge of single storey retail, the sea of parking lots, and the odd small ... read more

Limelight Condos By Daniels Corporation Slowly Rising Towards The Street

Limelight Condominiums, Toronto Condos, Mississauga, Daniels Corporation
February 9, 2011 12:54 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Construction work continues on Limelight Condominiums in downtown Mississauga. Here we see work on the parking levels for the the two tower complex featuring 32 and 22 storey condos above a retail ... read more

Fernbrook & Cityzen's Absolute World Condos Tower 5 About to Top Off

Absolute World, Toronto Condos, Mississauga, Fernbrook Homes, Cityzen
February 9, 2011 12:49 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Tower E, the fifth and last tower at Absolute World Condos, Fernbrook Homes and Cityzen's standout Mississauga City Centre project, is about to top off. 56-storey Tower D, nicknamed Marilyn, ... read more

Terracap and Core Surprise with a Condo to Replace a Brand New LCBO at King and Spadina

401-415 King West Condos, Toronto, Terracap Management, Core Architects
February 8, 2011 1:23 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It is none too often that we bring you elevation line drawings as the centrepieces of a Feature Project story; usually we like to spring full-colour sexed-up render-porn on you. The elevations ... read more

Westbank's Shangri-La Hotel and Condos Catches Our Attention With Every New Detail

Shangri-la in Toronto by Westbank and the Peterson Group with Hariri Pontarini
February 7, 2011 3:58 pm | by Craig White | Comments
One of Toronto's highest profile construction projects is the Shangri-La Hotel and Residences at Adelaide and University by Westbank Corp. The building gets attention for many reasons, ... read more

A Quick Look At Freed Developments' 500 Wellington Street West

500 wellington street in Toronto by Freed with Core Architects
February 7, 2011 3:42 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Freed Developments have transformed the area south and east of King and Bathurst tremendously over the last decade. 500 Wellington West condos is a continuation of this process. ... read more

W Finally Coming to Toronto at Skyline's Canada Tower Hotel & Residences?

Canada Tower in Toronto by Skyline International with Page + Steele / IBI Group
February 4, 2011 3:01 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It looks like Toronto may finally be getting its first W Hotel, a chic chain whose presence in Toronto many have been waiting for. A promotional video for Skyline Investments' Canada Tower ... read more

Stunning Looking Glass On Menkes And Lifetime Developments Four Seasons Hotel and Residences

Four Seasons Hotel and Residences in Toronto by Menkes with architectsAlliance
February 4, 2011 2:39 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day and Quick Pic are being pitted against each other. Its the battle of two of the world's leading hotel chains. In this corner we have the Four Seasons Hotel and ... read more

1245 Dundas St West Condo: New Angle On Avenues Regeneration

Abacus Lofts in Toronto by 1245 Dundas West with RAW design
February 3, 2011 1:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
 Toronto's Avenue Plan has a bright future, if a couple of recent proposals prove a success. A week ago we were looking over plans for The Hive Lofts on the Queensway; now we have 1245 Dundas ... read more

Southcore Financial Centre's PricewaterhouseCoopers Tower Coming Close To Completion

southcore financial centre in Toronto by bcIMC with KPMB architects
February 3, 2011 1:18 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Southcore Financial Centre is a three building project located on the north side of Bremner Blvd between York and Simcoe Street. The first phase is the 26 ... read more

Historic Valhalla Inn Comes Down As Work Begins On Edilcan's One Valhalla Condos

One Valhalla Condos in Etobicoke by Edilcan and Page + Steele / IBI Group
February 2, 2011 4:10 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Demolition begins on the historic Valhalla Inn. Located on the 427 north of Bloor in Etobicoke, it was one of the city's first motor inns when it opened in 1963. It was also the "in place to be" ... read more

Model Suite for the Gooderham Condos at the Distillery Features Legacy Timber

Clear Spirit in Toronto by cityscape with architectsAlliance
February 1, 2011 3:44 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto's coverage of Clear Spirit and The Gooderham by Cityscape and Dundee Realty continues with a tour of the two-bedroom, 1070 square-foot model suite designed by architect and interior ... read more

An Update On The First Canadian Place Re-Cladding

First Canadian Place in Toronto by Brookfield Properties and Moed de Armas
February 1, 2011 3:36 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Its been a while since we last reported on the re-cladding of the 72 storey First Canadian Place. This photo by forum member steveve shows that about 12 floors have already been completed. ... read more

500 Wellington West Brings Boutique Condo Luxury To Freedville

500 Wellington in Toronto by Freed Developments and Core Architects
January 31, 2011 2:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToromto member Jasonzed has taken photos recently which bring us up-to-date on work at 500 Wellington West, a 10-storey, 17-unit luxury condominium project developed by Freed Developments, ... read more

Eldon Garnet's 'Inversion' Installed at Tridel's James Cooper Mansion Condos

James Cooper Mansion by Tridel with Burka and Goldsmith Borgal Architects
January 31, 2011 1:54 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The public art component at James Cooper Mansion, the 32-storey condominium project by Tridel on Sherbourne Street south of Bloor, has now been installed. The work by Toronto-based sculptor and ... read more

Early Rendering For New 9 Storey Office Building At 1-9 Sultan Street

1 Sultan Street in Toronto by St. Thomas developments with Hariri Pontarini
January 30, 2011 1:48 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We recently ran a piece on the plans for a new 9 storey office building at 1-9 Sultan Street. Well we now have a rendering of the proposal. Here are the current buildings. 1 Sultan Street, image ... read more

Tribute & RioCan's Queen & Portland Lofts & Condos Progressing Nicely

Queen and Portland Lofts and Condos, in Toronto by Tribute/RioCan
January 28, 2011 3:38 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Queen West between Spadina and Bathurst is currently home to a couple of projects of interest to UrbanToronto. One of those, Duke's Cycle, based on the rendering and the construction shots so far, ... read more

Excavation Continues At The Tridel And Hullmark Developed Hullmark Centre

Hullmark Centre in North York City Centre by Tridel and Kirkor Architects
January 28, 2011 3:06 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
As excavation continues at the Hullmark Centre the vast scope of the job becomes clearer by the day. Five underground levels mean a massive pit is coming to the southeast corner of Yonge and ... read more

Cityscape's Clear Spirit and Gooderham Condos Promise A Bright Future For The Distillery District

Clear Spirit condos in Toronto by Cityscape and architectsalliance
January 28, 2011 1:33 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Clear Spirit and The Gooderham, by Cityscape and Dundee Realty, portend a brighter future for Toronto. They’re further proof that major stakeholders in this city – developers, architects, local ... read more

Symmetry Developments Brings The Hive Lofts to The Queensway

Hive Lofts in Etobicoke by Symmetry Developments and Teeple Architects
January 27, 2011 2:29 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Symmetry Developments is bringing cool to Etobicoke. The Hive Lofts on The Queensway is a 6 storey, 20 unit condominium at The Queensway and Lady Bank Road, 3 short blocks east of Islington ... read more