the florian

The Florian Joins the Yorkville Crowd

The Florian, Toronto Condos, Diamante Developments, Hariri Pontarini
October 31, 2012 4:45 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The Florian by Diamante Developments joins the Yorkville condo crowd with its prime location at the head of Bay Street on Davenport Road. The Florian rises 25 storeys on the site of ... read more

Excavation Continues at Lifetime Developments' Yorkville Condominiums

Lifetime Developments' Yorkville Condominiums, Toronto. Wallman Architects.
September 4, 2012 12:25 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
A shock of colour in what will be a wonderful disruption of the conventional, the Wallman-designed Yorkville Condominiums is a 31-storey projection of glass and metal. Located at the corner of ... read more

The Florian Nearing Completion at Bay and Davenport

The Florian in Toronto by Diamante Development, Hariri Pontarini, Young Wright
August 20, 2012 1:43 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
While the opening of the new Four Seasons Hotel and Residences will no doubt be the talk of the town in Yorkville this fall, we can’t ignore the statement being made just up the street by ... read more

Photo of the Day: Burst of Green Covers the City

Downtown Toronto as viewed from Camrost-Felcorp's Imperial Plaza
May 29, 2012 11:00 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
It's amazing what the flush of green that accompanies spring can do to soften the city. Dominated by a limited palate of brown, gray and white in the winter months, the predominance and harshness ... read more

Photo of the Day: Rosedale Valley Road towards Yonge and Bloor

Rosedale Valley Road in Toronto
May 14, 2012 11:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day is brought to us by Forum member Travis, who aimed his lens over Rosedale Valley Road looking east towards the growing neighbourhood around Yonge and Bloor. The elevated ... read more

Diamante Building Lustre Into The Florian

The Florian condominiums, Toronto, by Diamante Development
January 18, 2012 4:47 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Florian continues to be one of our favourite projects currently under construction in Toronto. The latest condominium residence by Diamante Development, the 25-storey tower has been topped off ... read more

Diamante Building Lustre Into The Florian

The Florian condominiums, Toronto, by Diamante Development
January 18, 2012 4:47 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Florian continues to be one of our favourite projects currently under construction in Toronto. The latest condominium residence by Diamante Development, the 25-storey has been topped off for a ... read more

Diamante's The Florian Residences Becomes UrbanToronto's 180th dataBase Entry

The Florian condos Toronto by Diamante Development
September 14, 2011 10:15 am | by Craig White | Comments
The Florian is one of UrbanToronto's favourite condominiums, but you would not have gleaned that from our front page as of late. Why not? Well, we prefer to have a dataBase entry up for every ... read more

Preparing For Glass Cladding At Diamante Development's The Florian Condo

The Florian Condo (Photo by androiduk)
March 11, 2011 11:57 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
image by androiduk Precast brick cladding has been going up on the The Florian condo for a while now and it looks super-good. Now we see that framing is going up for the glass cladding. From what ... read more

Diamante Development's The Florian Condo As A Great View Terminus?

Diamante Development's The Florian Condo by Hariri Pontarini, Young+Wright, IBI
March 8, 2011 5:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
A potentially great view terminus is starting to take place on Davenport as we look southeast. Directly in the centre of the photo we see the new 25 storey The Florian condo. Cladding is starting ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Yonge And Bloor Skyline Circa 2015

Yonge and Bloor skyline in 2015 in Toronto.
January 28, 2011 1:57 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
We end the week with a Photo Of The Day that's not entirely a photo based on a Photo Of The Day that we ran back on Tuesday. Here we get a view of what forum member Traynor thinks the Yonge and ... read more

Diamante's Florian Condos Now Adding Some Colour To North Yorkville

The Florian by Diamante Corporation under construction , Toronto
January 7, 2011 6:59 am | by Craig White | Comments
The Florian is a 25-storey condominium being developed by Diamante Corporation on Davenport Avenue at the top of Bay Street. Designed by Young + Wright / IBI Group ... read more

Diamante Developement's The Florian Condo Rises But Where's The Cladding?

The Florian in Toronto by Diamante Developments and Hariri Pontarini Architects
December 17, 2010 10:29 am | by EdwardCondo | Comments
The Florian Condo, located at Bay and Davenport, is coming close to topping off. Yet there's still no cladding to be seen. Quite strange for a tower this high to not already have a significant ... read more

Views From Menkes and Lifetime Development's Four Seasons Residences

UrbanToronto tours the Four Seasons Hotel and Residences.
December 8, 2010 11:11 am | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto was privileged to tour the Four Seasons construction site in late November, and we have lots of photos to show you. We thought we would launch the series with some of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Lifetime Developments And Menkes' Four Seasons Hotel And Condo As Seen From Davenport Road

The Four Seasons as seen from Davenport. Photo by CML.
December 6, 2010 11:45 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The new Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences is making a major impact on the skyline as seen from Davenport Road. The Lifetime Developments and Menkes' developed main tower is set to rise 52 ... read more

What Will The Yonge And Bloor Skyline Look Like In 2015?

Yonge and Bloor skyline in Toronto
October 1, 2010 1:57 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The city's skyline has changed massively in the last decade and more change is on the way. Here's a comparison of the Yonge and Bloor skyline as it looks like today and what it should look like in ... read more

Welcome to the Neighborhood: Diamante Development's Florian set at Bay and Davenport

The Florian Site Location, Toronto, photo by Hypnotoad
September 30, 2010 10:27 am | by Editor | Comments
The Florian is the latest project from Diamante Development, a company whose past history includes Domus, One City Hall and One Balmoral. Designed by Hariri Pontarini in association with Young + ... read more

Quick Pic: The Yorkville Residences Condo By Lifetime Developments Is Getting A Sales Centre

The Yorkville in Toronto by Lifetime Developments and Wallman Architects
September 21, 2010 2:23 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Another condo is coming to the Yorkville area. The Yorkville Residences, to be located at Davenport and McMurrich, is the product of Lifetime Developments. The 31 storey condo is being designed by ... read more

Neighbourhood Profile - North of Yorkville: NoYo

Neighbourhood Profile - North of Yorkville: NoYo
August 30, 2010 10:44 am | by Craig White | Comments
All parts of Toronto are defined by a neighbourhood, some more aptly named than others. Neighbourhood boundaries can be distinct, or can be blurry and overlap. Some places may be a part of more ... read more