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330 Dupont: Squeezing the Railway Corridors

This aerial photo outlines proposed construction site of the 330 Dupont project.
May 5, 2011 9:26 am | by Anonymous | Comments
A high-rise complex is in the works for the Annex a few blocks west of Dupont station. The community recently gathered to learn more of the request to amend the official plan for several lots ... read more

Camrost Felcorp's Imperial Plaza Condos To Have Terrific Mid-City Views

Imperial Plaza Condos Toronto by Camrost-Felcorp
May 4, 2011 11:58 am | by Craig White | Comments
Last week we took you inside Camrost Felcorp's residential remake of the Imperial Oil Building on St. Clair Avenue West. This week we are happy to bring you the terrific mid-city views Imperial ... read more

U of Waterloo: School of Pharmacy By Hariri Pontarini and Young +Wright Architects

Photo courtesy of Hariri Pontarini Architects
May 4, 2011 11:12 am | by Craig White | Comments
The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) has released its 2010 award winners, which represent the best in Ontario architectural design, innovation, and business. We are pleased to announce that ... read more

Backstage Condos by Castlepoint, Cityzen, and Fernbrook Homes set to break ground on Saturday May 14

Backstage Condos Toronto By Castlepoint, Cityzen, And Fernbrook Homes
May 4, 2011 10:55 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The invites are out and we're off to a ground breaking for the new Backstage Condos. The date of the official event is Saturday May 14 and we'll be there to cover the event. Photo by Jasonzed read more

Empire Oversees New O2 Maisonettes Condo Project Near Jarvis and Shuter

This is a rendering of the exterior of Owners Stal/Identity's O2 Maisonettes
May 3, 2011 8:52 am | by Craig White | Comments
A new project, O2 Maisonettes, has been announced for the corner of Shuter and George Streets, just east of Jarvis, in Toronto's transforming east side. Owners Stal Inc. and Identity Developments ... read more

George Brown College's New Waterfront Health Sciences Complex Starts To Rise

This photo shows early construction of the waterfront George Brown College
May 3, 2011 8:33 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The eastern waterfront continues to improve tremendously with the rise of the new George Brown College's Health Sciences Complex. Today's update, taken by Urban Toronto forum member Jasonzed from ... read more

Menkes' Savvy Condominiums Rising in North York City Centre

Savvy Condo Toronto by Menkes
May 2, 2011 3:01 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Construction is underway at Savvy, the latest phase at Menkes' Cosmo community in North York City Centre, southeast of Sheppard Avenue and Yonge Street Designed by Rafael + Bigauskas Architects, ... read more

Rendering Released For Lamb Development Corp's New Brant Park Condos

An early rendering of the 11-storey Brant Park Condo developed by Lamb Dev Corp
May 2, 2011 2:28 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
An early rendering for the new Brant Park Condos has been released and we've got our hands on it. Located at 438 Adelaide St West (northeast corner of Adelaide and Brant), early information states ... read more

Camrost Felcorp's Imperial Plaza Condos Set To Rule Over Midtown Toronto

Imperial Plaza Condos Toronto By Camrost Felcorp
April 29, 2011 12:58 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Imperial Plaza is a spectacular international style tower on St. Clair Avenue West, once built to house Imperial Oil's headquarters, and which is now being converted into condominium residences by ... read more

Lanterra Developments and Cadillac Fairview's Ïce Condos Construction Progress Updated

Lanterra Developments and Cadillac Fairview's Ïce Condos
April 29, 2011 11:12 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Construction at Ïce Condos starts to pick up the pace as this photo by Urban Toronto forum member Red Mars shows. Photo by Red Mars Located at the southwest corner of York and Bremner, Ïce ... read more

Landscaping Comes To The Rescue Of The John Lyle Studio Facade At Lanterra's One Bedford Condos?

One Bedford Condo from Bloor and Bedford, image by Craig White
April 29, 2011 10:54 am | by Craig White | Comments
A major controversy within the Urban Toronto community in recent years was the demolition of the John Lyle Studio for the One Bedford condos. Due to its heritage status one wall was saved to be ... read more

Monarch's Legacy Condos at Heron's Hill Now Occupying

A Rendering of the Legacy, the first phase of the Monarch Group's Heron's Hill.
April 28, 2011 10:35 am | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto recently took a tour of Legacy, the first phase at the Monarch Group's Heron's Hill project on Sheppard east of the Don Valley Parkway. Legacy, designed by Graziani + Corazza ... read more

Nathan Phillips Square Revitalization Updated

The current revitalization of Nathan Phillips Square is revealed.
April 28, 2011 9:58 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Quick Pic, taken by forum member Jasonzed, brings us to Toronto City Hall where Nathan Phillips Square is being revitalized. Here we see the former site of the Peace Garden, which is being ... read more

Cool New Alleyway Revealed at BLVD and Lifetime's Victory Condos

Victory Condos Toronto by BLVD Developments and Lifetime Developments
April 28, 2011 9:43 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Victory Condos is slowly coming together. The 12 storey condo, located at 478 King West, is starting to reveal features such as this cool looking alleyway. The project, a large part of which is ... read more

Freed's Fashion House Condos on King West Set To Change A Neighbourhood

A photo of the excavation site for Fashion House
April 27, 2011 9:43 am | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member SLOCRO recently stopped by the excavation site for Fashion House, the latest condominium project by Freed Developments to go under construction on King Street West. The modern ... read more

Renderings For Tre Memovia's Carmelina Condos

This is a rendering of Carmelina Condos from Danforth Avenue
April 27, 2011 9:33 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Carmelina Condos are coming to the south side of Danforth just west of Woodbine. Located at 2055-2057 Danforth, this 12 storey condo contains 140 units. Developer for the project is Tre Memovia. ... read more

Is Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto Really Going To Be The Second Tallest Building In Canada?

This rendering by Kamuix shows the comparative height of tallest Toronto towers
April 26, 2011 9:50 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Height levels for the new Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto have never been officially confirmed here at Urban Toronto. We've generally estimated 925 feet spread over 60 storeys. New ... read more

Menkes and Lifetime's Four Seasons Hotel & Condos Climbing Taller and Taller

Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences in Toronto by Menkes and Lifetime
April 26, 2011 9:40 am | by Craig White | Comments
The architectsAlliance-designed Four Seasons Hotel and Residences continues to grow taller at the corner of Bay and Yorkville in Toronto's uptown core. Recent photos of the Menkes and Lifetime ... read more

Empire Communities' The Modern Condo As Seen From Richmond And George Street

The Modern Condo Toronto By Empire Communities
April 26, 2011 9:33 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day, taken by Ed007Toronto, shows The Modern Condo as it rises at Richmond and Sherbourne. The 17-storey condo is rising quickly in a neighbourhood that is slowly but surely ... read more

UrbanToronto Explores Amenities A-Plenty at the Ritz-Carlton

Ritz-Carlton Toronto - Lobby
April 21, 2011 4:44 am | by Craig White | Comments
How important to you are the amenities on offer when you choose your new condominium residence? If an extensive spa, a top flight restaurant, and engaging bars and lounges appeal, there are only ... read more