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Photo Of The Day: Toronto's Night Time Skyline As Seen From The West

Downtown Toronto Skyline from the west
January 17, 2011 12:02 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day shows us what the Toronto skyline looks like at night from the west. Taken by forum member sodapop it shows both the current look and hints at the changes that are coming. ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Menkes And Lifetime Developments' Four Seasons Hotel And Condo As Seen From Yorkville Park

Four Seasons Hotel & Private Residences, Toronto Condos, Menkes, Lifetime, aA
January 14, 2011 1:36 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
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Photo Of The Day: A Tour Of The Leslie Spit On A Winter's Day

Downtown Toronto as viewed from the Leslie Street Spit
January 13, 2011 12:05 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Jutting out approximately 5km into Lake Ontario, the 'spit' has been under construction for about 50 years. It can thank the St. Lawrence Seaway for it's existence since an expected increase in ... read more

LTD Condos By Malibu Investments As Seen From Front Street

LTD Condos developed by Malibu Investments, Toronto
January 12, 2011 1:40 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Last week we took a look at the west side of LTD Condos as cladding started to be installed. Today we get to see the building from the north side of the project. In fact all the way ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Maple Leaf Gardens Is Slowly Turning Into A Loblaws Grocery Store And Ryerson University Skating Rink

Ryerson's Peter Gilgan Athletics Centre at the Gardens and Loblaws, Toronto
January 12, 2011 12:20 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
On Monday we took a look at plans by Loblaws to convert, what was originally their warehouse at Bathurst and Lakeshore, into a new Loblaws store. Today we look at another positive move ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Daniels Corporation's Festival Tower Rising Above Bell Lightbox

Bell Lightbox and Festival Tower, built The Daniels Corporation, Toronto
January 11, 2011 1:57 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day is taken by Forum member drum118. It highlights the recently opened Bell Lightbox with the seemingly not yet finished Festival Tower. Bell Lightbox is the new ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Canderel Stoneridge's Aura Condos Reaches Street Level - Only 75 Storeys To Go

Aura by Canderel Stoneridge, Toronto
January 10, 2011 12:22 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work on the new Aura condo has reached a significant milepost. Construction has reached street level. Now barely street level, as this photo attests, but it won't be long now before more of the ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Toronto Skyline Circa 1960

Harbour View of Downtown Toronto circa late 1950's/early 1960's
January 7, 2011 12:44 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day takes us back to the late 1950's/early 1960's. Here's what the Toronto skyline looked like just 50 years ago. Isn't it amazing how much the city has changed in that short ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Happy Holidays From Menkes and Lifetime Developments New Four Seasons Hotel And Residences

Nighttime shot of Yonge & Bloor by Forum member Tomms
January 6, 2011 12:05 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Captured by Forum member Tomms, this years first Photo Of The Day seems to be taken from the new Four Seasons Hotel and Residences now rising at Bay and Yorkville. The cool nighttime shot looks ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Fire Does What Neglect Couldn't As 335 Yonge Street Looks To Be History

335 Yonge Street after the fire, courtesy of androiduk
January 4, 2011 6:28 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Fire has finally done what neglect couldn't do to 335 Yonge Street. The 19th century building, that once held the Edison Hotel, partially collapsed last April 16th. Now fire has finished it off. ... read more

Photo of the Day: More Glass Rises On Westbank Corp's Shangri-La Hotel And Condo

Shangri-La under construction. Developed by Westbank Corp.
January 4, 2011 12:43 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
We start the new year with another look at the new Shangri-La Toronto hotel and condo that's rising at the northwest corner of University and Adelaide. Here glass continues to rise on ... read more

Reviewing 2010: Completed Projects

Sugar Beach designed by Claude Cormier.
January 1, 2011 3:04 pm | by Craig White | Comments
As we have already seen in recent 2010 reviews, it was a big year for both newly announced buildings, as well as for pretty incredible construction. It was also quite a good year for completed ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Night Time View From Menkes and Lifetime Development's Four Season Hotel And Condo

Four Seasons Hotel and Condo in Toronto by Menkes and architectsAlliance
December 23, 2010 2:46 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day is the stunning night time view from what will be the 35th or so floor of the new Four Seasons Hotel and Condo. Imagine the views from the top of what will soon be a 52 ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Demolition Continues At The Conservatory Group's Milan Residences Condos

Milan Condominiums in Toronto by the Conservatory Group, E.I. Richmond architect
December 22, 2010 2:32 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Demolition continues at the site of the new Milan Residences as depicted in this picture by forum member androiduk. This is bound to be an interesting job what with the subway being right next ... read more

University of Toronto's Rotman Centre for Jurisdictional Advantage and Prosperity by KPMB Ready to Top Off

Rotman School Expansion in Toronto by University of Toronto, KPMB architects
December 22, 2010 2:28 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Built on the premise of integrative thinking using both horizontal and vertical connections, the new construction for the Rotman Centre's expansion is almost topped out. From their ... read more

Cladding Extended To The Street On Talon International's Trump Tower Toronto Hotel And Condo

Trump Tower in Toronto by Talon International and Zeidler Architects
December 20, 2010 12:10 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Cladding work at the street level of Trump International Hotel and Tower has begun. Windows, stone, rain barriers and lights are at various states of completion. Lights? Well one piece of lighting ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Office Of Moriyama & Teshima Architects To Be Replaced By Lifetime Developments' Yorkville Condos

The Yorkville Condos in Toronto by Lifetime, with Wallman Architects
December 20, 2010 12:06 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Nestled in the trees in today's Photo Of The Day is the current offices of Moriyama & Teshima Architects. The understated modern design of the front of the building hides the large well lit ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Cityscape And Dundee Realty's Clear Spirit Starts To Rise At The Distillery District

Clear Spirit in Toronto by Cityscape and Dundee, with architectsAlliance
December 17, 2010 11:22 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Activity at the Distillery District is picking up now that Clear Spirit Condos is starting to rise. The Cityscape and Dundee Realty developed project is set to rise 40 storeys. Design is by ... read more

Photo Of The Day: View Of Toronto Skyline From Cherry Street Soon To Be Drastically Altered By Castlepoint, Cityzen and Continental Ventures

Toronto Skyline from the Portlands
December 16, 2010 11:06 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day shows the view of Toronto's waterfront skyline as seen from Cherry Street. But this view will be drastically changed in the next 5-10 years as massive development is ... read more

Excavation Continues At Empire Communities' Fly Condos

Fly Condos in Toronto by Empire Communities and Graziani and Corazza Architects
December 16, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Excavation continues at the new Fly Condos. Located at 352 Front Street West, this 24 storey building continues the rehabilitation of Front Street West. Parking lots are quickly giving way to ... read more