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Ballast Dedicated at Great Gulf's Charlie Condo

Public Art "Ballast" by Jed Lind, with Charlie condos rising behind, Toronto
April 19, 2013 7:36 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We have a two Charlie Condos stories for you today. Purchasers at the Great Gulf condo 'Charlie' have been occupying their units for the past few months now, the building is registered, retailers ... read more

A Look Inside Great Gulf's Charlie Condos

Charlie Condos Great Gulf Homes Diamond Schmitt Architects Cecconi Simone
April 19, 2013 7:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In recent years, abundant development along the trendy King West strip has brought thousands of residents into the heart of the city. A record number of cranes dot the cityscapes of the ... read more

'Ballast' to Anchor Great Gulf's Charlie Condos at King & Charlotte

Ballast by Jed Lind arrives at Charlie Condos Toronto by Great Gulf
March 13, 2013 7:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Charlie is amongst the most handsome new condominium buildings currently completing in Toronto. The 36-storey King Street West project designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects for developer Great ... read more

SIX50 King West Nears Completion

Freed Developments' SIX50 King Street West Condos, Toronto. Designed by Core.
August 28, 2012 1:16 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
Block by block, Peter Freed has been gradually remaking King Street West. With each profitable incision, a redemptive contemporary project takes the place of a poorly used lot. Unburdened by ... read more

Photo of the Day: Great Gulf Homes' Charlie Condos

Charlie Condos, Toronto. Developed by Great Gulf Homes.
August 7, 2012 1:00 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Not every building is a monument, nor should it be. In the expectation of architecture, the culture from which it springs is sometimes forgotten in the evaluation of the design. The byproduct of a ... read more

Photo of the Day: Charlie's Magic Hour

An evening view of King West condos, Toronto.
July 13, 2012 12:01 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
There exists a small window in which light cast by the setting sun creates, however briefly, an ideal city. Dubbed the magic hour, the legions of glass towers take in the warm tones of the sun and ... read more

Photo of the Day: A View Down Spadina

Looking south along Spadina Avenue, Toronto.
June 14, 2012 12:00 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Not only has the change in weather swept away the humidity, but it also bathed the city in a particularly beautiful summer light. Taking advantage of this opportunity, Forum member yonderbean ... read more

Photo of the Day: King West's Growth Spurt

Condo development along King Street West in Toronto
May 17, 2012 12:00 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Captured by Forum member Mike in TO, this photo shows the burgeoning King West strip. Given its central location, easy access to rapid transit, abundance of cultural amenities and vibrant retail ... read more

Photo of the Day: Downtown Toronto Viewed from Dundas West

View of downtown Toronto
April 11, 2012 11:00 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Yet another Photo of the Day courtesy of Forum member urbandreamer, this photo captures the rapid growth of downtown Toronto. Many of the buildings seen on the right side of the photo are the ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Charlie Condos Impacting King Street West

Charlie Condos Toronto developed by Great Gulf Homes and Diamond + Schmitt
March 20, 2012 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Charlie Condos continues to rise at King Street West as seen in today's Photo Of The Day. Taken by UrbanToronto Forum member caltrane74, the photo shows the soon to be 36-storey condo nearing its ... read more

Photo Of The Day: The Downtown Toronto Skyline From Humber Bay

Photo Of The Day: The Downtown Toronto Skyline From Humber Bay
March 9, 2012 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The view of the downtown Toronto skyline is our choice for today's Photo Of The Day. Taken by new Forum member shevchenko, the shot was taken from the west side of Humber Bay. A classic shot that ... read more

Great Gulf's Charlie: A Condo Finds Love On UrbanToronto

Looking up at Great Gulf Homes' Charlie condos from King Street, Toronto
February 13, 2012 6:24 pm | by Craig White | Comments
There are lots of projects in this city that grab the imagination from the first renderings, and which inspire a rabid following amongst UrbanToronto members from when the excavation gets underway ... read more

Diamond Schmitt Amongst The World's Largest Architectural Firms

Testing LEDs at Diamond Schmitt's Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto
January 25, 2012 3:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Building Design, a UK-based journal, has released their 2012 ranking of the top 100 architectural firms, and Toronto's Diamond Schmitt Architects has made it to the list. The journal crunched the ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Great Gulf Homes' Charlie Condos Adding To King West

Charlie Condos Toronto developed by Great Gulf Homes and Diamond + Schmitt
January 25, 2012 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The new Charlie Condos continues to impress us as we make this our Photo Of The Day. Taken by UrbanToronto Forum member androiduk, the photo shows the construction progress to date.  Image by ... read more

Photo Of The Day: View of Downtown Toronto from a GO Train

Photo Of The Day: The View Of Downtown Toronto From A GO Train
December 21, 2011 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
UrbanToronto Forum member vegeta_skyline is the contributor of today's Photo Of The Day. Here is the view from his "office". Image by vegeta_skyline read more

Charlie's Joining the King West Crowd

Charlie condominiums in Toronto by Great Gulf and Diamond + Schmitt architects
December 8, 2011 9:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
The King West scene is not for the faint of heart. Mirroring the social environment King West is known for, the cut-throat nature of development in the district has seen many choose to locate ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Adding Charlie Condos to the Density Downtown

Charlie Condos by Great Gulf Homes and Diamond+Schmitt
October 28, 2011 12:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Take a look at this great shot, provided by UrbanToronto user vegeta_skyline, showing a glimpse of Charlie Condos on King Street going up amidst the high rises demarcating Toronto's ... read more

Charlie Condos By Great Gulf Homes On The Rise

Charlie Condos Toronto developed by Great Gulf Homes
August 17, 2011 10:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work continues on the rapidly rising Charlie condos as seen in this photo by UrbanToronto forum member Red Mars. Image by Red Mars read more

Great Gulf Homes' Charlie Condos Rising Above Ground at King & Charlotte

Charlie Condos Toronto by Great Gulf Homes and Diamond + Schmidtt
February 15, 2011 12:39 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Homebuilder Great Gulf Homes has been responsible for a number of quite significant residential condominium buildings in Toronto since they entered the high rise market. The Morgan, 18 Yorkville, ... 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