Photo of the Day: Skyline from Chinatown

Skyline from Chinatown, FCP, Trump Tower, Festival Tower, Toronto Condos
November 27, 2012 1:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Photographs of Toronto's skyline always interest us here at UrbanToronto, as we get such different perspectives on it from different parts of town and at different times of day, weather ... read more

Photo of the Day: Downtown from Above

Downtown from Above, Toronto Condos, Ritz-Carlton, Shangri-La, Trump, FCP, Union
November 20, 2012 1:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Today's busy Photo of the Day reveals a detailed and inclusive view of Toronto's Central Business District. This dusk-hour photo was taken by Forum member Jack Landau (someMidTowner), and captures ... read more

Toronto Condos: CBC's Interactive Before & After

Toronto Skyline, Toronto Condos, Lampo Professional Photos, Ruby Buiza, CBC
October 15, 2012 12:52 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The CBC has an interesting link of before and after photos of the evolving condo landscape in the city. It parallels photos of Toronto's skyline with images from the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s ... read more

Mirvish & Gehry Set "Stage" for Redevelopment of Theatre District

September 30, 2012 5:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
A new proposal for the Theatre District along King Street West sets the stage for the one of the largest and most dramatic changes in the city's history. Theatre mogul David Mirvish has teamed up ... read more

Photo of the Day: Downtown Skyline Serves as Backdrop for Fly Condos

Fly Condos, Toronto Condos, Empire Communities, Graziani & Corazza Architects
September 18, 2012 12:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes from Forum member Jack Landau (someMidTowner) who caught this image of Empire Communities' Fly Condos competing for space on Toronto's increasingly crowded downtown ... read more

Photo of the Day: Bridge Set to Rise at Parade

Concord Adex's Parade Condos at CityPlace, Toronto.
May 31, 2012 12:00 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Perhaps the most eagerly awaited feature of Concord Adex's ambitious CityPlace development, the bridge linking the two towers of Parade has moved one step closer to installation following the ... read more

Only a Few Days Left to Vote in the Pug Awards

Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Condo in Toronto by Graywood and Page + Steele Architect
May 29, 2012 3:48 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Voting for the 8th annual Pug Awards is coming to a close this Thursday May 31. For those of you who haven't already cast your votes, you still have time! If there's one thing we here at ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Bisha Hotel and Residences

Bisha Hotel and Residences in Toronto by Lifetime, Ink and Wallman Architects
May 16, 2012 12:30 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The popularity of hotel-condominium developments within Toronto has so far been expressed through a surge in high-end brands taking root within the city — The Four Seasons, Trump ... read more

Photo of the Day: Toronto Shines at Night

Aerial view of downtown Toronto
May 10, 2012 12:49 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Captured by forum member 416, this remarkable photo was taken from a plane as it flew past the core. Although aerial views are not uncommon, it is rare to find one that stands out as this one ... read more

Extensive Renovations Planned for Delta Chelsea Hotel

Delta Chelsea Hotel Toronto, WGD Architects
May 9, 2012 3:49 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The Delta Chelsea Hotel will be undergoing extensive renovations by WGD Architects and WZMH Architects,  perhaps in an effort to compete with the latest additions to Toronto's modern hotel ... read more

Pug Awards Voting is Open and They Want Your Opinion!

8th Annual Pug Awards Logo
May 1, 2012 2:30 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
One of the more interesting, informative and realistic awards we have to honour — or dishonour — architecture here in the GTA is the Pug Awards. This year marks their 8th Annual People's Choice ... 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

The Carnaby: condos coming to Queen West at Gladstone

Carnaby Condos in Toronto by Streetcar Developments and TACT Design
March 5, 2012 3:38 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Last summer we posted news of a new development coming to 11 Peel Avenue, just north of Gladstone Avenue and Queen Street West. We recently received an official rendering for the project that we'd ... read more

Topping Off 2011: Our Poll Results - Condos and Colleges

Absolute World, image by Jasonzed, 2011.12.08q
January 10, 2012 9:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
2011 saw lots of what UrbanToronto likes best: many new buildings which opened, got underway, or were announced. While much of the rest of the world seems bogged down by a second dip into ... read more

UrbanToronto Explores Amenities A-Plenty at the Ritz-Carlton

Ritz-Carlton Toronto - Lobby
April 21, 2011 4:44 am | by Craig White | Comments
How important to you are the amenities on offer when you choose your new condominium residence? If an extensive spa, a top flight restaurant, and engaging bars and lounges appeal, there are only ... read more

Residences at the Ritz-Carlton

April 14, 2011 4:20 am | by Craig White | Comments
Baker Real Estate has announced a special one day sale of remaining units at the Residences at the Ritz-Carlton. The 53-storey tower, about 80% sold, is designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Ritz-Carlton Residences Highlight One Drawback Of Living High

Ritz-Carlton residential suite in fog, 2001.04.08, image by Edward Skira
April 8, 2011 8:02 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Photo By Edward Skira April 8, 2011. Today we took our third tour of The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto. Back in April 2010 we took our first tour of the then under-construction condo and ... read more

Ritz-Carlton Hotel Officially Opens In Toronto

Ritz-Carlton Hotel & Residences, Toronto Condos, Cadillac Fairview, KPF, Page &
February 16, 2011 1:10 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The official opening ceremony of the new Ritz-Carlton Hotel Toronto took place on Wednesday, February 16 at 11:30AM in the hotel's spacious lobby. Developed by Graywood Developments and Cadillac ... read more

Reviewing 2010: Construction, Part 2

Ritz-Carlton by Graywood and Cadillac Fairview with Kohn Pedersen Fox.
December 29, 2010 1:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We are covering only three projects in today's review, but these are three standouts, three milestones, three landmarks - call them what you will - which despite not being completed in 2010, have ... 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