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Sustainable Neighbourhoods Planned For Downsview Park

Downsview Park in Toronto, by parc downsview parc.
January 21, 2011 12:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Downsview Park is Canada's first urban National Park; it's just that it has been first for a long time now, and still has little park to it. For years the body that runs the park - officially ... read more

New 30-40 Storey Student Residence Coming To 245-253 College Street?

245 - 253 College Street in Toronto by Knightstone and Diamond Schmitt
January 21, 2011 11:54 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
There's a new proposal for student housing that's sure to cause a lot of controversy. The University of Toronto has announced a private sector partner, Knightstone Capital Management, for a 30-40 ... read more

Graywood & Beaverhall's Ocean Club Condos Model Suite Now On View

Ocean Club in Toronto by Graywood and Beaverhall, Page + Steele Architects
January 20, 2011 11:40 am | by Craig White | Comments
The sales pavilion at Ocean Club Condos in Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores is opening. The complex, featuring an 8-storey boutique building and a 37-storey tower. It fronts Lake Ontario across from ... read more

What Mississauga City Centre Would Look Like Out On The Alberta Prairie.

Mississauga's skyline is ever-growing these days.
January 19, 2011 12:15 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Neat picture by forum member Jasonzed of Mississauga City Centre as taken from the CN Tower. It shows just how big downtown Mississauga is becoming as towers such as Absolute World continue to ... read more

Excavation at Early Stage at Pemberton's U Condos on Bay

U Condos in Toronto by Pemberton Group and architectsAlliance
January 18, 2011 3:24 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Excavation is underway at the site of the Pemberton Group's two-tower-plus-townhouse project on Bay Street called U Condos. U, designed by architectsAlliance, will feature two point towers, one on ... read more

Diamond + Schmitt's New Centennial College Facility Taking Shape

Centenial College Mississauga's Learning Commons is by Diamond + Schmitt.
January 18, 2011 2:57 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Centennial College is expanding the facilities at their Progress Campus in Scarborough near Markham Road and the 401. Thanks to a $35 million infrastructure investment by the provincial and ... read more

Rêve Condos By Tridel Changing The Face Of Front Street West

Rêve Condos by Tridel and designed by Wallman Architects with Burka.
January 18, 2011 12:47 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Rêve Condos, located at 560 Front Street West, is quickly changing the face of this former industrial area. The 14-storey building is being developed by Tridel with design by Wallman Architects in ... read more

Demolition Work Begins At The Site Of Concert Properties' The Berczy Condo

Berczy Condos, Toronto, IBI Group, Concert Properties
January 17, 2011 2:15 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Here comes The Berczy Condos. Demolition work has begun for the 13 storey condo that is to be located at the south west corner of Front and Church. Developed by Vancouver based Concert Properties, ... read more

Blvd And Lifetime's Victory Condos Topped Off

Victory Condos was developed by BLVD and Lifetime and designed by Wallman
January 17, 2011 10:38 am | by Craig White | Comments
Victory Condos, a 12-storey development designed by Wallman Architects and situated on King Street west of Spadina Avenue, was topped off in November 2010. The BLVD and Lifetime ... read more

Junction Triangle Lofts Revitalizing Mid-City Business Area

Junction Triangle Lofts, Toronto, Ashley Ross
January 14, 2011 2:22 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Junction Triangle Lofts at 229 Wallace Avenue, by developer Ashley Ross, builder of the much-admired Richmond Town Manors, provides fresh opportunities for small business to thrive in the ... read more

Cityzen, Castlepoint, and Fernbrook's Backstage Condos Sales Office Ready To Go

Backstage condos Toronto by Citizen/Castlepoint/Fernbrook Homes
January 14, 2011 1:40 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Backstage, the condo at the centre of last summer's high profile online branding contest, is now in sales, and the site for the Cityzen / Castlepoint / Fernbrook ... read more

A Close Up Look At Lanterra Developments' Burano Condos

Burano condos, Toronto, architectsAlliance, Lanterra
January 14, 2011 1:25 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
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11-Storey Condo by Great Lands Corporation coming to 2756 Old Leslie

East Elevation of 2756 Old Leslie Street. Developed by Great Lands Corportation.
January 13, 2011 4:48 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Word has come that city planning is recommending approval for an 11-storey condo at 2756 Old Leslie Street. The plan is set to be looked at during the North York Community Council meeting on ... read more

Downtown Sparkles By Night From Talon International's Trump Toronto

Trump Tower Toronto under-construction. Developed by Talon International.
January 13, 2011 2:23 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto member tomms has a camera, interchangeable lenses, unshakable nerve, the drive to go where no photographer has gone before, and the skill to create great photos when he gets ... read more

Three High Profile City Projects Safely In The 2011 Proposed Capital Budget?

Birds-Eye View Plan of Nathan Philips Square Renovation, Toronto
January 12, 2011 12:57 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Ever since Rob Ford took the lead in the polls for the mayor's chair, many Torontonians began to worry about the fate of several initiatives that the City was pushing forward under David Miller, ... read more

Brandy Lane's Station Condos Features Amenities Unique In Toronto

"Urbana" party room at Brandy Lanes Homes' Station Condos, Toronto
January 11, 2011 2:18 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Brandy Lane Homes' new project steps from Wilson subway station is appropriately called The Station Condos on the Subway. The 15-storey modernist building, designed by SMV Architects ... read more

Helpful Sign Of The Day: Invisible Parking Garage Now Closed

Women's College Hospital Parking Closed, Toronto
January 11, 2011 2:01 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Downtown with your invisible car? Need a place to hide it for an hour? Women's College Hospital wants you to know that their invisible garage is now closed. Sorry, but you'll have to look ... read more

Construction Imminent at Emerald Park Condos by partners Bazis, Metropia, Plazacorp

Emerald Park Condos, Toronto. Developed by Metropia, Bazis and Plazacorp.
January 11, 2011 12:56 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Emerald Park Condominiums, by Metropia, Bazis, and Plazacorp and designed by Roy Varacalli, looks set to build on the frenzied development momentum that is utterly transforming ... read more

Pemberton Group's Palais at Port Royal Place Rising In Downtown Etobicoke

Palais Royale at Port Royal in Etobicoke by Pemberton Group and Burka architects
January 11, 2011 5:26 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work continues on the new Palais at Port Royal Place. The first phase of the condo, being built near Bloor and Islington in downtown Etobicoke, is going to be 31 storeys when completed. Phase two ... read more

Aspen Ridge's Scenic Condos on Eglinton Launches Phase Three

Scenic on Eglinton in Toronto by Aspen Ridge Homes and IBI Group.
January 10, 2011 3:18 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Scenic on Eglinton is Aspen Ridge Homes' successful mid-rise condominium project now breaking ground above the verdant Wilket Creek Valley between Laird and Leslie. Featuring the flowing lines of ... read more