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dataBase Project of the Day: Limelight Condos

Limelight Condominiums Mississauga By The Daniels Corporation
November 16, 2011 1:54 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Today we turn the spotlight towards the west end of UrbanToronto's far-reaching gaze, looking at the Limelight development currently underway in Mississauga. Developed by the Daniels Corporation ... read more

A Quick Look at Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes' Absolute World Condos

Absolute World Condos, Toronto, Fernbrook and Cityzen, MAD architects
November 16, 2011 1:31 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day gives us a surprsingly good shot of Absolute World Condominiums in Mississauga.  Surprising only because the photo was taken from a cellphone by forum member Asmegin. ... read more

Scale Model Reveals More Detail In Karma's Design

November 15, 2011 4:14 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We have had a good look on UrbanToronto at the renderings for Lifetime and CentreCourt's Karma Condos at 21 Grenville Street, but the 'hero shot' for this architectsAlliance-designed building is ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: CHAZ Yorkville

CHAZ Yorkville Condos, in Toronto by Edenshaw Homes, Page + Steele Architects
November 15, 2011 2:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Today's Project of the Day is one that we have been anxiously following, and hope to get you all back into the swing of how it's developing thus far. CHAZ Yorkville, developed by 45 Charles Ltd. ... read more

Cloud9 Touching Down in North Etobicoke

Cloud 9 Condominiums in Toronto by Lash Developments and E.I. Richmond Architect
November 15, 2011 11:52 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Toronto's Rexdale neighbourhood is a predominantly low-rise corner of Toronto, not unlike many of the postwar bungalow suburbs that currently surround our city. The area is composed of ... read more

New Development: Architect's Renderings for 7 Heath Street

7 Heath Street Condos in Toronto designed by &Co Architects
November 15, 2011 11:16 am | by Anonymous | Comments
UrbanToronto Forum member Travis has passed along some great renderings for a new condominium development located at 7 Heath Street, two blocks north of Yonge and St. Clair. No official ... read more

Detailed Renderings Arrive for Tridel's Ten York Street Condos

Ten York Street condos Toronto by Tridel with Wallman Architects
November 14, 2011 3:23 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Tridel has big plans for a high-profile but atypical piece of land in Toronto's new southern core area. Located at 120 Harbour Street at 10 York, the triangular property currently sits between the ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Parade

Parade in Cityplace Toronto, by Concord Adex and Kohn Pederson Fox Architects
November 14, 2011 3:08 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
With the sheer number of residential towers that have sprung up around the bottom of Bathurst and Spadina, it's often difficult to keep on top of their progress and development. Today's dataBase ... read more

Redevelopment of 310 & 320 Tweedsmuir - Over 10 Years in the Making

310 & 320 Tweedsmuir redevelopment by Morguard and Page + Steele
November 14, 2011 1:40 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
In February 2000, the OMB approved the appeal for the demolition of the two 12-storey concrete apartment buildings located at 310 and 320 Tweedsmuir Avenue to make way for two shinier 30-storey ... read more

A Sneak Peek at Minto's Ei8hty8 Condos At 88 Sheppard East

Ei8hty8 Sheppard in Toronto by Minto and Rafael + Bigauskas Architects
November 14, 2011 12:32 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Minto has released a rendering for its highly-anticipated addition to the North York City Centre area, Ei8hty8 Sheppard Avenue (or 88 Condos). The project is slated to be 35 storeys, with what ... read more

Lawrence Heights Revitilization Gets Massing Models

Lawrence Heights Redevelopment in Toronto by TCHC and &Co Architects
November 14, 2011 12:08 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The revitilization of Toronto's Lawrence Height's neighborhood (dubbed Regent Park North) has now been given visual representation; project architects &Co have created massing models for the ... read more

Knightstone's College Street UofT Residence Reduced To 24 Storeys

UofT College Street Residence, Toronto, designed by Diamond and Schmitt
November 14, 2011 8:00 am | by Alex Corey | Comments
Updated November 18, 2011: UrbanToronto has received clarification from the University of Toronto regarding its involvement in this project. Laurie Stephens, Director of News and Media Relations ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Cinema Tower

Cinema Tower in Toronto by Daniels Corporation and Kirkor Architects
November 11, 2011 3:45 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
If you've had the pleasure of living in the downtown core over the past few years, you have most likely witnessed the mass hysteria that arrives each September with the commencement of the Toronto ... read more

Reserve Properties' Rise Condos Launch at Bathurst and St. Clair

Presentation Centre of Rise condominiums, Toronto, by Reserve Properties
November 11, 2011 1:23 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Rise condominiums are off to a bright start at the southeast corner of Bathurst Street and St. Clair Avenue West. Named after its position atop the escarpment that runs most prominently through ... read more

Minto's Watergarden Condominiums Embrace Old Thornhill's History

Watergarden Condos and Robert Cox House in Thornhill, Minto
November 11, 2011 12:56 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
While in the past the practice of adaptive re-use, restoration and historic preservation were largely separate from private development, recent years have seen an increased interest in ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Pinnacle on Adelaide

Pinnacle on Adelaide in Toronto by Pinnacle International, Hariri Pontarini
November 10, 2011 3:56 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Today we shine the light on Pinnacle International’s recent foray into the Toronto condominium market — Pinnacle on Adelaide. Pinnacle is an international development company based out ... read more

Another Yorkdale Expansion Well Underway

The Yorkdale construction site in August 2011.  Image by UT forum member, drum11
November 10, 2011 3:46 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
In case you haven't noticed, the busiest shopping season of the year is upon us, so what better time to check in with the planned revamp of one of the busiest malls in the country — Yorkdale ... read more

Going Down Under at Backstage

Backstage Condos Toronto by Castlepoint, Cityzen, and Fernbrook Homes
November 10, 2011 3:19 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Excavation is well underway at the corner of Esplanade and Front Street, home to the 36-storey condo tower, Backstage on the Esplanade, developed by the partnership ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: The Carlaw

The Carlaw condos Toronto by Steetcar Developments and Tact Design
November 9, 2011 3:21 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Today we shine the spotlight on The Carlaw. The project, by Streetcar Developments, consists of a 12-storey L-shaped tower and line of attractive townhomes. Located at 345 Carlaw Avenue, in ... read more

The Art Shoppe Location Purchased By Peter Freed For Development?

The Art Shoppe 2131 Yonge St., Toronto, being purcahased by Peter Freed
November 9, 2011 3:15 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
UrbanToronto has learned that Yonge and Eglinton's storied local furniture institution, The Art Shoppe, doing business at 2131 Yonge Street since 1934, is negotiating the sale of its property ... read more