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Excavation Begins at One Bloor East

One Bloor East in Toronto by Great Gulf Homes and Hariri Pontarini Architects
December 3, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
UrbanToronto member casaguy recently took these photos of new activity at Great Gulf Homes' One Bloor site. The digging in question is not exactly the start of excavation for the 70-storey tower, ... read more

Urban Capital, Malibu Investments and Alit Developments Preview Tableau Condominiums

Tableau Condos in Toronto by Urban Capital, Alit, Malibu and Wallman Architects
December 3, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Two nights ago developers Urban Capital, Malibu Investments and Alit Developments hosted an event to preview their new Tableau Condo. The event, held on site at 117 Peter Street, drew a diverse ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Concert Properties' The Berczy Condo One Step Closer As Demolition Approaches

The Berczy in Toronto by Concert Properties, and IBI Group architects
December 3, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Scaffolding starting to go up means the days are numbered for the current buildings located at 51-61 Front Street East. It also means The Berczy Condo is now one step closer in being built. The 13 ... read more

Photo Of The Day: CN Tower, Meet The New Ritz-Carlton Hotel And Residences

Ritz Carlton Hotel and Residences in Toronto by Graywood and Kohn Pederson Fox
December 2, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Great view of the CN Tower from the new Ritz-Carlton Hotel And Residences and great view of the Ritz from the CN Tower. Image by androiduk author:Ed007Toronto posted:2010-12-01 16:47:09 read more

Photo Of The Day: Downtown Toronto From Ward's Island On A Frigid Day

Toronto skyline from Wards Island
December 1, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
A nice shot of the downtown skyline by Urban Toronto forum member androiduk. We never get sick of looking at this view. Toronto from Wards Island, image by androiduk read more

Photo Of The Day: Looking Down On Urban Toronto Headquarters From The Top Of Minto Midtown

Minto Midtown in Toronto by Minto Group
November 30, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Urban Toronto forum member tomms does it again with this shot of Yonge and Eglinton from the top of Minto Midtown. While he is doing this we at Urban Toronto headquarters are waving a big hello ... read more

Sorbara Development's 400 Wellington Condo As Seen From The CN Tower

400 Wellington West in Toronto by Sorbara Developments and SMV architects
November 30, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
This past weekend Urban Toronto forum member Jasonzed took a trip up the CN Tower and took a lot of photos that he's been uploading to the site. Here's a view of 400 Wellington under construction. ... read more

Condo Projects Abound Around Humber Bay

Nautilus Condos in Toronto by Monarch and Graziani + Corazza Architect
November 30, 2010 1:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto recently toured the South Beach Condominiums sales pavilion and work site, from which we will be bringing you photos and details of the project soon, but for now we start with views ... read more

The Lobby At Menkes' Lumiere Condo Coming Together

Lumiere Condos in Toronto by Menkes Development and Wallman Architects
November 29, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Our regular readers know that we really like the new Lumiere Condo. The love-fest continues now that we've been able to see the lobby - designed by Munge/Leung Design Associates, it's looks ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Cavalcade Of Lights 2010 Brings Fireworks To City Hall

Cavalcade of Lights in Toronto
November 27, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The 44th annual Cavalcade Of Lights were launched on Saturday night at City Hall. Forum member dt_toronto_geek was unable to attend but was still able to contribute this amazing photo from what we ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Canada Life's Main Entrance On University North Of Queen

Photo Of The Day: Canada Life's Main Entrance On University North Of Queen
November 26, 2010 3:21 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
One of our favourite buildings in Toronto is the Canada Life Building. Built in 1931 the 15 storey Beaux Arts building is 321 feet tall to the top of its famour weather beacon. It has always been ... read more

Menkes Moving To North East Corner Of Church And McGill?

November 26, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Word on the street (actually urbanation) is that Menkes has purchased 365 Church Street, at the north east corner of Church and McGill, for $8.8 million. While we can't confirm this we will ... read more

Photo Of The Day: New Mississauga City Centre Sheridan College Campus Moving Along

Sheridan College Campus at Mississauga City Centre
November 25, 2010 12:23 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Mississauga City Centre is getting a new Sheridan College campus. The 4 storey 150,000 square foot building will open in the fall of 2011. Coming in at $46-million the space will ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Toronto On A Foggy Night As Seen From The First Canadian Place

CN Tower and Ritz-Carlton above the fog. Photo by harleyjuice.
November 24, 2010 12:33 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The night of Friday, November 12 was a wonderful time to be standing high up on First Canadian Place. The fog made for a surreal scene where 53 storey buildings, like the new Ritz-Carlton Toronto, ... read more

Great Gulf Homes' X Condo - What It Is And What It Should Have Been

X the Condominium by Great Gulf Homes and architectsAlliance.
November 24, 2010 12:05 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
One of our favourite recent additions to Toronto's condo market is Great Gulf Homes stunning X The Condominium. The 44 storey architectsAlliance designed building is an ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Yonge And Bloor Skyline From The University Of Toronto

One Bedford, MuseumHouse, The Four Seasons, and Uptown Residences on display.
November 23, 2010 1:51 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
An interesting view of Yonge and Bloor that was taken from somewhere at the University Of Toronto. Cranes, cranes and more cranes. Under construction we see One Bedford, MuseumHouse, The Four ... read more

Talon International's Trump Tower Toronto Hotel And Condo At Night.

Trump Tower Toronto by Talon Developments and Zeidler Architects.
November 22, 2010 11:58 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Join us in praising Urban Toronto forum member androiduk for this excellent photo of Trump Tower Toronto at night. It this context it fits quite nicely with its neighbours. Trump Tower at ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Pouring Concrete At Canderel Stoneridge's Aura Condos

Aura Condos in Toronto by Canderel Stoneridge and Graziani + Corazza Architects
November 19, 2010 12:13 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
We at Urban Toronto have lots of things that we like to do. One of our favourites is to watch concrete being poured. Seriously. Its like a fetish for us. We can literally stand for hours as they ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Lifetime And Menkes' Four Seasons Hotel And Condo As Seen From 8 Park Road

Four Seasons Hotel and Condo in Toronto by Menkes and architectsAlliance
November 17, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The new Four Seasons Hotel and Condo continues its rise to the top. The two tower project is comprised of 52 and 25 storey buildings. Developed by Menkes in tandem with Lifetime Developments, the ... read more

New Angles Reveal Secrets at Context's Market Wharf Condominiums

Market Wharf Condos in Toronto by Context and architectsAlliance
November 16, 2010 1:31 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Over the last few weeks a number of UrbanToronto members have headed down to The Esplanade and Market Street and aimed their cameras at Market Wharf, the new St. Lawrence Market area condominium ... read more