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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

Yorkville Group's MuseumHouse Condo Adds To The Reshaping Of Bloor West

MuseumHouse Condominiums in Toronto by Yorkville Group and Page+Steele architect
December 15, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
MuseumHouse continues to rise quickly at 204 Bloor West, which sits directly across from the ROM (hence the name). This 19 story luxury condo contains just 24 units, making most units full or half ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Bye Bye Pontieri Automotive As Woodcliffe Properties Starts On The Revival Of Market Street

Market Street Redevelopment in Toronto by Woodcliffe Properties
December 15, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Exciting news coming from the St Lawrence Market area as Woodcliffe Properties starts on plans to rebuild the west side of Market Street. Forum member DSC was at a meeting regarding the street a ... read more

Construction Set To Begin At The Pemberton Group's U Condos

U Condos in Toronto by Pemberton Group and architectsAlliance
December 14, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work is set to begin on the construction of The Pemberton Group's new U Condos. Located on the southwest corner of Bay and St. Mary Street, this architectsAlliance designed project will feature ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Looking Down On Varsity Stadium From Lanterra Developments' One Bedford Condo

One Bedford in Toronto by Lanterra Developments and KPMB, Page+Steele Architects
December 14, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Urban Toronto forum member tomms has the amazing ability of being able to find himself in all sorts of locations where most of us wouldn't dare go. And he's done it again with today's Photo Of The ... read more

Jack Diamond's Bridge At St Michael's Hospital Now Glazed

St. Michaels Hospital and Li Ka Shing Institute in Toronto by Diamond and Scmitt
December 13, 2010 1:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
If you asked Torontonians which bridge they consider the most beautiful in the city, the list of responses would likely include the Prince Edward Viaduct over the Don Valley, the Pedestrian & ... read more

A Sidewalk Comes To The South Side Of Richmond - The Final Battle In The War On The Car?

Richmond Street sidewalk in Toronto
December 12, 2010 11:56 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The south side of Richmond Street between Peter Street and just east of Spadina has probably never had a proper sidewalk. That is until now. Here we see it under construction. Sidewalk installed ... read more

Lanterra Developments' Burano Condo Reaches 14 Storeys

Burano Condos in Toronto by Lanterra Developments and architectsAlliance
December 12, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Burano Condo, which is located at Bay and Grosvenor, has now reached the 14th of 48 storeys. This should be one striking tower when completed and will make for an interesting view terminus when ... read more

Concord Adex's Discovery 1 & 2 Condos Come With Multiple Colours Of Glass

Discovery 1 & 2 at Concord Park Place in Toronto by Concord Adex, Quadrangle
December 10, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Concord Park Place's rapidly growing Discovery 1 & 2 condos are adding a touch of colour to North York. The two 28 storey towers are clad in a dark glass unique in this part of the world. And ... read more

Touring Menkes and Lifetime's Four Seasons Hotel and Residences Tower Construction

Four Seasons Residences in Toronto by Menkes and architectsAlliance
December 10, 2010 1:00 am | by Doug Convoy | Comments
For this instalment on the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences by Menkes Developments, Lifetime Developments, and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Urban Toronto brings you more views inside ... read more

Photo Of The Day (Night): Graywood Development and Cadillac Fairview's Ritz-Carlton Lights Up The Night

Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Condo in toronto by Graywood and Page + Steele Architect
December 10, 2010 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
 The new Ritz-Carlton Toronto hotel and condo is almost done and now the lights are starting to come on. And the lights are revealing just how beautiful this building is. The Graywood ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Bay Adelaide Centre's KPMG Signage Is Not Plastic

The Bay Adelaide Centre is owned by Brookfield and was designed by WZMH.
December 9, 2010 12:53 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day totally took us by surprise. We had no idea the the KPMG signage atop the new Bay Adelaide Centre was some type of vinyl or rubber. We would have ... read more