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Photo Of The Day: We Know Times Are Tough When Scotia Plaza Uses Duct Tape To Hold Itself Together

Scotia Plaza in Toronto
October 14, 2010 1:35 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
We know times are tough when Scotia Plaza uses duct tape to hold its together. We'll let nicetommy, the forum member that took these pictures, explain: For the last couple of months there's ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Lumiere Condo By Menkes Getting Some Interesting Final Touches

Lumiere Condos in Toronto by Menkes Development and Wallman Architects
October 13, 2010 1:19 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Lumiere Condo is coming close to completion as final touches are put to the building. One of the things we wondered about were the blank north and south walls with the notches. Well our questions ... read more

Photo Of The Day: PricewaterhouseCoopers Tower As Seen From University Avenue

18 York Street in Toronto by KPMB Architects
October 12, 2010 12:59 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
18 York Street, or the PricewaterhouseCoopers Tower, is now coming close to topping off. The 26 storey office building is being built by bcIMC and the design is by KPMB Architects. Here we see it ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Checking Out Toronto's East Bayfront From The Top Of Pinnacle International's Success Tower Condo

East Bayfront in Toronto by WaterfrontToronto
October 8, 2010 12:08 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Earlier in the week we took a quick mini tour of the 53rd floor of the Pinnacle International developed Success Tower. Today we show the east view from the Page + Steele designed condo. If we were ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Absolute World Condo As Seen From The Penthouse Of The New Ritz-Carlton

Absolute World Condos in Mississauga by Cityzen/Fernbrook and MAD Architects
October 7, 2010 12:54 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
During our recent tour of the new Ritz-Carlton hotel and condo we were able to grab this photo from the penthouse level. In the distance we see the distinctive shape of the new Absolute World ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Let's Take One More Look At First Canadian Place Before It Sheds Its Original Cladding

First Canadian Place Recladding by Shannon and B+H Architects in Toronto
October 6, 2010 12:04 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
As we have previously reported First Canadian Place is getting re-clad. The original stone, which had issues with falling off, is being replaced by glass. So let's take one last look at the ... read more

Photo Of The Day: The View From The 53rd Floor Of Pinnacle International's Success Tower Condo

Success Tower in Toronto by Pinnacle International and Page + Steele
October 5, 2010 7:12 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
We took a mini tour of the Success Tower today. Here are three shots taken from the 53rd floor of this 54 storey condo. The 54th floor penthouse tour is being saved for another day as the private ... read more

UrbanToronto Tours the Ritz-Carlton for an Updated Look

Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Condo in Toronto by Graywood and Page + Steele Architect
October 4, 2010 4:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Last week, Urban Toronto had occasion to get an update on construction progress inside the Ritz-Carlton courtesy of Garnet Watchorn, president of Graywood Developments Ltd., and facilitated by ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Cityscape's Completed Pure Spirit And Soon To Be Rising Clear Spirit Condos Add Much To The Distillery District

Pure Spirit Condos in Toronto by Cityscape and architectsAlliance
October 4, 2010 3:57 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Photos taken yesterday from the 11th floor deck at 39 Parliament Street. 39 was one of the original condos built more than a decade ago in the Distillery District. Photos show Cityscape ... read more

Urban Toronto Tours The New Corus Quay By Waterfront Toronto

Corus Quay Building in Toronto for Corus Entertainment by Diamond and Schmitt
September 30, 2010 2:28 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Urban Toronto was invited to the official opening and press tour of Corus Quay earlier this week. The 500,000 sq ft environmentally-friendly, open-concept, high-tech facility, designed by Diamond ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Maple Leaf Gardens Renovation Work Continues

Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto by Loblaws Company
September 30, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Construction progress on Maple Leaf Gardens, image by dt_toronto_geek Maple Leaf Gardens' transformation into a Loblaws Superstore and the new Ryerson University skating rink continues. read more

Photo Of The Day: High Above The City At Pemberton's Uptown Residences Condo

Uptown Residences in Toronto by Pemberton Group and Burka Architects
September 29, 2010 12:12 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Viewing the city from the cab of the Uptown Residences condo's crane. You couldn't pay us anything to work up here especially on windy days. But we sure admire the view. The Pemberton Group ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Talon International's Trump Toronto Condo And Hotel As Viewed From The Air

Trump Tower in Toronto by Talon International and Zeidler Partnership Architects
September 28, 2010 12:37 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Trump Toronto is consistently the most viewed thread on Urban Toronto and here we pump it up again. trumptoronto has provided a great shot of the Talon International developed hotel and condo as ... read more

Photo Of The Day: 200 Wellesley East Damaged By Major Fire

200 Wellesley Street fire in Toronto
September 26, 2010 6:14 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Photo of the fire damaged 200 Wellesley East as taken from the roof deck at 100 Wellesley East. The seven alarm fire, which started Friday afternoon, impacted upwards of 1700 people with some ... read more

Photo Of The Day: South Beach Condos By Amexon Set To Offer Some Spectacular Views

South Beach Condos in Etobicoke by Amexon Development and Arsenault Architects
September 21, 2010 3:26 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
South Beach condos continue to reach for the sky. The two 27 storey towers, which are located at 88 Park Lawn Road in south Etobicoke, are being developed by Amexon Development Group. The ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Castlepoint, Cityzen and Fernbrook's L Tower Is Going To Make A Major Impact On Yonge Street As Seen From The Lake

The L Tower Toronto by Cityzen, Ferbrook and Castlepoint, and Daniel Libeskind
September 20, 2010 12:31 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The view looking up Yonge Street as seen from Toronto Harbour. The crane is for the new L Tower that is rising behind behind the Sony Centre. The 57 storey condo is being developed by the trio of ... read more

Cladding Nearing Completion on M5V Life

M5V Condominiums in Toronto by Lifetime Developments and Core, Teeple
September 19, 2010 12:23 pm | by Editor | Comments
M5V, by TAS Design Build and Lifetime Developments, is now topping out on King Street West in Toronto's Entertainment District. The 34-storey condominium tower is designed by Core Architects, and ... read more

Photo Of The Day: A View Of The Growing Cluster Of Tall Towers At Yonge And Bloor

Uptown Residences in Toronto by Pemberton Group
September 17, 2010 11:53 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The cluster of tall buildings continues to grow at Yonge and Bloor. From left to right we see Casa Condos by Cresford Developments, BSN, also by Cresford, CrystalBlu by Bazis International ... read more

Loblaw & Ryerson's Maple Leaf Gardens Makeover At Mid-Project

Maple Leaf Gardens Loblaws and Ryerson in Toronto
September 16, 2010 11:45 am | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto members androiduk and dt_toronto_geek have been photographing Maple Leaf Gardens' makeover into a Loblaw and a Ryerson rink and athletic facility over the last month, both outside, ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Toronto's Increasingly Colourful Night Time Skyline

Photo Of The Day: Toronto's Increasingly Colourful Night Time Skyline
September 16, 2010 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Toronto skyline is quickly becoming colourful at night. The most recent addition is the KPMG blue glow atop the recently completed Bay Adelaide Centre. The more colour the better in our ... read more