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Menkes' and Lifetime's Four Seasons Has Great Uptown Views

Four Seasons Hotel/Condo in downtown Toronto by Menkes and Lifetime Developments
September 3, 2010 4:58 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Urban Toronto’s August visit to the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences wraps up with this report. The two-tower complex, designed by architectsAlliance and developed ... read more

Gibson Square Condos By Menkes Releasing New Podium Suites

Gibson Square Condos by Menkes and Rafael Bigauskas Architects
September 3, 2010 11:33 am | by Craig White | Comments
Menkes is releasing new podium suites at Gibson Square Condominiums in of North York City Centre. The collection of suites in the new release features 9’ ceilings and views to the ... read more

Ryerson Unversity's School of Image Arts Redesign By Diamond Schmitt Architects

Ryerson School of Image Arts in Toronto by Diamond and Schmitt Architects
August 31, 2010 4:34 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Ryerson University is in the midst of a growth spurt that has brought and will continue to bring new and renovated buildings to the school's cramped downtown campus. The most significant project ... read more

Going Inside Pinnacle International's Pinnacle on Adelaide Condo Suites

Pinnacle on Adelaide by Pinnacle International and Hariri + Pontarini Architects
August 31, 2010 2:48 pm | by Doug Convoy | Comments
Urban Toronto’s feature on The Pinnacle on Adelaide condos by Pinnacle International continues with a focus on the model suites in the presentation centre created by Chapman Design Group. ... read more

Pinnacle International soon to build Condos on Adelaide at John

Pinnacle on Adelaide by Pinnacle International and Hariri + Pontarini Architects
August 30, 2010 2:23 pm | by Doug Convoy | Comments
Recently, Urban Toronto had an opportunity to tour the presentation centre for The Pinnacle on Adelaide, courtesy of Anson Kwok, Sales and Marketing Manager for Pinnacle International. Mr. Kwok ... read more

Quick Pic: Minto's The St Thomas Sales Centre Almost Complete

The St. Thomas in Toronto by Minto Group and Hariri Pontarini Architects
August 30, 2010 12:22 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work on Minto Group's new St Thomas condo sales centre is coming close to completion. The sales centre, located at the north west corner of Charles and St Thomas, is where this 21 storey ... read more

Neighbourhood Profile - North of Yorkville: NoYo

Neighbourhood Profile - North of Yorkville: NoYo
August 30, 2010 11:44 am | by Craig White | Comments
All parts of Toronto are defined by a neighbourhood, some more aptly named than others. Neighbourhood boundaries can be distinct, or can be blurry and overlap. Some places may be a part of more ... read more

City Council Approves Waterfront Toronto’s Bayside Development Project

Bayside condos by Hines Canada announced by Waterfront Toronto
August 27, 2010 12:12 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Proposed development for WaterfrontToronto's Bayside neighborhood read more

Concord Adex Making Significant Progress With Discovery Condos

Discovery 1 & 2 at Concord Park Place in Toronto by Concord Adex, Quadrangle
August 26, 2010 11:49 am | by Craig White | Comments
Concord Adex came into Toronto in a big way a decade ago with its skyline-stretching CityPlace neighbourhood west of the SkyDome. While recent additions to the CityPlace parcel mean up to another ... read more

BLVD And Lifetime Developments' Victory Condos Growing On King Street West

Victory Condos by BLVD And Lifetime Developments and Wallman Architects, Toronto
August 26, 2010 11:45 am | by Craig White | Comments
Victory Condos by BLVD Development (a sister company of Lifetime Developments) are continuing to grow on King Street just west of Spadina by Toronto's core. The 12-storey building designed by ... read more

NXT Condominiums @ Windermere by The Lake By Cresford Developments Updated

NXT Condos in Toronto by Cresford Development and architectsAlliance
August 26, 2010 11:32 am | by Craig White | Comments
Where the Humber River meets Lake Ontario, Cresford Developments' glassy NXT Condominiums are rapidly closing in on completion. NXT will soon by joined by sister NXT2, both ... read more

Daniels' Limelight Condominiums Under Construction In Mississauga

Limelight Condos, by Daniels with Kirkor Architects, Mississauga
August 25, 2010 1:18 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Right now Daniels' latest Mississauga City Centre condominium project, Limelight Condos, is just a hole in the ground... Limelight Condos Site, Photo by yyzer But the project will soon look ... read more

First Hints Of What The New First Canadian Place Cladding Will Look Like

Recladding at First Canadian Place. Photo by nicetommy.
August 25, 2010 12:03 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The first hints of what the new cladding on First Canadian Place will look like was finally revealed yesterday. Work on the Brookfield Properties' owned building is being led by Moed de Armas ... read more

NameOurCondo Top Ten Names Announced For Cityzen/Fernbrook/Castlepoint Project

August 24, 2010 12:54 pm | by Craig White | Comments
One of the condo industry's most successful social media initiatives, Name Our Condo, will announce a winner this Thursday, August 26 at 12:17 pm. The announcement will be part of the opening ... read more

A Future Render Of Canderel Stoneridge's Aura Condo

Aura at College Park, Canderel Stoneridge and Graziani + Corazza.
August 24, 2010 12:29 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
A rendering of what the 75 storey Aura Condo should look like when completed from what we presume is the Pantages Tower. Developed by Canderel Stoneridge, and designed by Graziani + ... read more

Trump Toronto Condo Rising While KMPG Sign Is Now Up On The Bay Adelaide Centre

Trump Tower by Talon International and Zeidler Partnership Architects
August 23, 2010 11:35 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Trump Toronto continues to rise as seen from this picture taken from City Hall. The soon to be second tallest building in Canada is now officially past the half way point. The 60 storey ... read more

Menkes' Pears on the Avenue Brings Modern to Avenue and Davenport

Pears on the Avenue by Menkes, Page+Steele/IBI and Munge Leung
August 23, 2010 11:25 am | by Craig White | Comments
Menkes Developments is bringing a modern 19-storey condominium tower to the corner of Pears Avenue and Avenue Road, just north of Davenport. Pears On The Avenue sports a sleek, ... read more

Looking North From The Top Of The Harbourfront Parking Garage

The view of Maple Leaf Square in 2006
August 20, 2010 2:09 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
A spin on our Then & Now thread where we take archival photos and replicate the same shot today. Rather than going back one hundred years we decided to go back just four years. ... read more

Ontario Place Wants Your Thoughts About Revitalization

Aerial shot of Ontario Place capturing the water facilities and its Cinesphere
August 20, 2010 1:47 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A local 39-year old is feeling its age, and is wondering about making some changes as its forties loom on the horizon. After Ontario Place opened its futuristic pods and the world's first giant ... read more

Quick Pic: Maple Leaf Square Complex Adding Some Interesting New Lighting

Maple Leaf Square by Cadillac Fairview and Lanterra with KPMB and Page + Steele.
August 19, 2010 3:30 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Construction on Maple Leaf Square is quickly coming to completion. Final touches are being added including new lighting. Forum member androiduk reports: Approximately 8000 lights are ... read more