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Photo Of The Day: Check Out The Sexy Sales Centre For Camrost-Felcorp's Imperial Plaza Condo

Imperial Plaza Condominiums in Toronto by Camrost-Felcorp.
January 21, 2011 12:48 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Wow was all we could say when we first viewed today's Photo Of The Day. Taken by forum member androiduk, the photos shows the sales centre for the new Imperial Plaza Toronto condos. Located at 111 ... read more

Construction Update on Cityzen and Fernbrook's The Shores Development

The Shores in Oakville by Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Page + Steele.
January 20, 2011 11:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes are bringing a modern, nautically inspired condominium to the shores of Oakville's Bronte Harbour. Fittingly, the Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed project ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Toronto Harbour And Skyline On Cold Winter's Day

Photo Of The Day: Toronto Harbour And Skyline On Cold Winter's Day
January 20, 2011 10:53 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day is somewhat of a departure for photographer and forum member tomms. He usually can be found doing his best spider man routine by getting amazing shots from the tops ... read more

Photo of the Day: Burano Looms Over the Bay Street Canyon

Burano Condos in Toronto by Lanterra Developments and architectsAlliance
January 20, 2011 12:29 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day is of Lanterra Development's Burano, located on Bay Street north of College. The project, designed by architectsAlliance, appears to have topped off at its final height of ... read more

Photo Of The Day: RIP Sergeant Ryan Russell

Procession of police officers for the funeral of Ryan Russell.
January 19, 2011 1:48 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today was a sad day for Toronto as the funeral for murdered police officer Sergeant Ryan Russell took place. More than 10,000 police officers and countless others came to pay their respects. The ... read more

New Pedestrian Bridge Over The 401 To Connect Pickering Town Centre To GO Station

Pickering Go Bridge in Pickering.
January 19, 2011 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The City Pickering is not generally known for its urbanism or walkability. But, even here, environmental sustainability and smart growth is making some progress. Plans are in the works for a ... read more

Photo Of The Day: New Condo Towers By Menkes Coming To Current Four Seasons Hotel Site At 21 Avenue Road

Queen's Park Legislature stands before Dubai's impressive skyline.
January 18, 2011 12:58 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
On Thursday an Ontario court rejected the Province's attempt to appeal an OMB decision to allow for the redevelopment of the existing Fours Seasons Hotel location at 21 Avenue Road. The developer ... read more

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