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Ion: A New Cityzen/Fernbrook Homes Condo Project For Downsview

Ion condos, Downsview, Toronto, by Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes
August 24, 2011 11:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Ion Condos, a rendering for which was recently leaked without an address, turns out to be a new 11 storey Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes project to be located just to the southeast of the corner ... read more

A Spire Comes To Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto

Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto by Talon International
August 24, 2011 9:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work continues at the top of Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto as the spire that will grace the top of the tower makes its first appearance. This photo, by UrbanToronto forum ... read more

Sorbara and Diamondcorp's No. 210 Simcoe Ready To Go

Model No. 210 Residences on Simcoe condos Toronto by Sorbara and Diamondcorp
August 23, 2011 10:08 am | by Craig White | Comments
Now launching in Downtown Toronto is a condominium on one of the most unique sites in the city: the Sorbara Development Group and Diamondcorp are bringing No. 210 Residences on Simcoe to the ... read more

Looking Down At Context Development's Market Wharf Condos

Market Wharf Condos Toronto by Context Development
August 23, 2011 9:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Yesterday we ran a piece on the view looking down at Concert Properties' The Berczy Condo from London On The Esplanade. Today we use the same vantage point to look at the new Market Wharf condo as ... read more

Daniels Looks For Answers to Failing Balcony Glass at Festival Tower

Festival Tower condominiums Toronto by the Daniels Corporation
August 22, 2011 11:15 am | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto spoke late last week with Tom Dutton, Senior Vice President at The Daniels Coprporation, about the balcony glass issue at Festival Tower. Q: How many pieces have broken at Festival ... read more

Looking Down On Concert Properties' The Berczy Condos

The Berczy condos Toronto developed by Concert Properties
August 22, 2011 9:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Excavation is well underway at the new The Berczy condos. The sold out project is located at the southwest corner of Church and Front streets. The view is from high atop London On The ... read more

Lifetime Shoots To Kill CMB - Condo Marketing Bashing - at The Bond

Design An Ad for The Bond condos Toronto by Lifetime Developments
August 19, 2011 10:26 am | by Craig White | Comments
Amongst the spectator sports on offer at UrbanToronto, one that stands out for its perennial popularity is Condo-Marketing-Bashing, or CMB. A UT CMB campaign normally starts with a swipe at what ... read more

‘Leviathan’ Unleashed at Canada’s Wonderland

The 306 foot lift of Leviathan at Canada's Wonderland. Image by Cedar Fair.
August 19, 2011 10:00 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
In 2008, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company and Canada’s Wonderland built Behemoth, a 230 foot tall roller coaster that broke Canadian records. Today, it was announced that Behemoth will have a big ... read more

The Views From The Top Of Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto Continue To Impress

Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto by Talon International
August 19, 2011 9:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
There's quite the view from the 56th floor at Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto. Thanks to UrbanToronto forum member wopchop for the following stunning shot.  Image by wopchop read more

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada Holds Potential

Ripley's Aquarium construction at the CN Tower, Toronto
August 18, 2011 10:59 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Ripley's Aquarium of Canada promises to be the biggest attraction to come to the city since the Hockey Hall of Fame. Will it be everything everyone wants? read more

B.Streets’ Condos Contemporary Design Mirrors the Bloor-Bathurst Vibe

B.streets Condos Toronto by Lindvest Properties
August 18, 2011 9:56 am | by Editor | Comments
The new B.streets condo development promises a unique extension to the Bloor and Bathurst neighbourhood that hugs it. With an elegant mid-rise 9-storey design by Hariri Pontarini Architects, whose ... read more

Have Your Say On The Test Cladding For Castlepoint, Cityzen And Fernbrook's L Tower Condo

L Tower Condos By Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint Realty Partners
August 18, 2011 9:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Cladding for the L Tower condos is now up at the construction site as seen in this photo by UrbanToronto forum member androiduk.  Image by androiduk These are two test panels for the future ... read more

Elad Canada Prepares to Launch Dream Tower at Emerald City

Dream Tower at Emerald City, image courtesy of Elad Canada
August 17, 2011 11:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Elad Canada, developers of Emerald City at Don Mills and Sheppard, are preparing to launch a third tower at the huge project across from Fairview Mall. Dream Tower, a 25-storey building designed ... read more

Charlie Condos By Great Gulf Homes On The Rise

Charlie Condos Toronto developed by Great Gulf Homes
August 17, 2011 9:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work continues on the rapidly rising Charlie condos as seen in this photo by UrbanToronto forum member Red Mars. Image by Red Mars read more

Minto775 King West is UrbanToronto's 150th dataBase Entry

Construction at Minto775 King West condos Toronto
August 16, 2011 2:51 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Since it debuted on May 12th with about 20 entries, UrbanToronto's dataBase has been adding projects like rabbits make more rabbits: pretty vigorously! The Minto Group's project currently under ... read more

City of Glass

Burano Reflection
August 16, 2011 1:28 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The issues with shattering glass on the Murano condominium has shaken public confidence with all the new glass towers in the city. read more

Cool Time-Lapse Video Of Pinnacle On Adelaide Condo Heritage Home Relocation

Pinnacle on Adelaide Condos Toronto by Pinnacle International
August 16, 2011 9:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
As we already reported, this past Saturday, the heritage house at the site of the new Pinnacle On Adelaide condo was moved to a temporary site across the street. Here's a cool time-lapse ... read more

Fly Condos on the way Back to the Surface

Foundation work progresses on Empire Communities's Fly Condos Toronto
August 15, 2011 3:49 pm | by Craig White | Comments
After several months of excavation, Empire Communities' Fly Condos is well on its way back to the surface with much of the foundation now completed and the underground garage levels taking shape. ... read more

Crane Comes Down At Empire Communities' The Modern Condo

The Modern Condos Toronto by Empire Communities
August 15, 2011 9:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
On Saturday morning we just happened to be driving by when we noticed Sherbourne closed closed for the removal of the construction crane at The Modern Condo. And we wouldn't be true UrbanToronto ... read more

MaRS Centre Phase 2 Resumes with Tower Crane Placement

MaRS Centre expansion underway in Toronto, Canada
August 12, 2011 11:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
The expansion of The MaRS Centre's western wing has resumed with the placement of its first tower crane, seen below left. Alexandria Real Estate Equities halted development during the financial ... read more