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Delta Hotel Moves To Southcore

Delta Chelsea Hotel, Toronto
December 19, 2012 3:51 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Canada's biggest hotel, The Delta Chelsea along Gerrard Street West just north of Yonge-Dundas Square, has announced it will be under new owners in a few months. Delta, which has another hotel ... read more

SickKids Research Tower Getting Kitted-Out

SickKids Research and Learning Tower, evening, Toronto
December 11, 2012 5:43 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It will be a surprise to many that the new SickKids Learning and Research Tower on Bay Street, which topped out many months ago already, will not be officially open until the fall of 2013, but the ... read more

Bay Street Abuzz With Development Activity

Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences, Toronto Condos, Lifetime, Menkes, Alc
November 30, 2012 3:30 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
High-rise development is happening all over this city, but a few major streets seem to have captured the bulk of large scale projects going on in the downtown core. One of those streets is Bay ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Changing Face Of Downtown

Aura Condo, Toronto
November 2, 2012 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to us from Forum member caltrane74. This photo is shot from the ever-vibrant Dundas Square, and gives us a nice look at the progress at what will be one the city's ... read more

Mirvish and SickKids Come Together In Support of SickKids

SickKids Research and Learning Tower in Toronto by Diamond Schmitt Architects
October 24, 2012 3:11 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Two pretty spectacular entities that have gained considerable traction here on UrbanToronto are joining forces to support the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. The Ed Mirvish Theatre ... read more

Photo of the Day: Exhilarating View from SickKids Research Tower

SickKids Research Tower designed by Diamond Schmitt
July 16, 2012 12:00 am | by Albert Chen | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes courtesy of UrbanToronto Forum member lucci who shared with us this breathtaking view from inside the SickKids Research and Learning Tower. Towering over ... read more

SickKids Research Tower Atria from the Outside

An atrium at the SickKids Research and Learning Centre from 655 Bay St, Toronto
July 3, 2012 4:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Mid-spring this year UrbanToronto was lucky enough to be invited to tour the SickKids Research and Learning Centre tower along with Duncan Higgins and Mike Szabo, architects at Diamond Schmitt, ... read more

UrbanToronto tours the SickKids Research and Learning Centre, Part 3

Mechanical Penthouse at the SickKids Research and Learning Centre, Toronto
May 16, 2012 6:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We end our tour of the SickKids Research and Learning Centre tower today with a visit to an area that most of the 2,000 people who will work in the building will never see: the mechanical ... read more

UrbanToronto tours the SickKids Research and Learning Centre, Part 2

SickKids Research and Learning Centre, Toronto
May 15, 2012 7:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Yesterday, in Part 1 of our series we brought you in through the forest of scaffolding currently set up to finish the lower floors of the SickKids Research and Learning Centre tower on Bay Street. ... read more

UrbanToronto tours the SickKids Research and Learning Centre, Part 1

SickKids Research and Learning Centre, Toronto
May 14, 2012 7:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
If any current local construction project could be described as a sleeper hit on UrbanToronto, it is the new SickKids Research and Learning Centre tower on Bay Street. This 21-storey tower with ... read more

SickKids Celebrates Topping Off of their new Research and Learning Tower

Topping off celebrations at SickKids Hospital Research & Learning Tower, Toronto
May 4, 2012 1:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
SickKids Hospital celebrated the topping off yesterday of their new Research and Learning Tower on Bay Street, a Diamond Schmitt Architects-designed project which has been followed very closely on ... read more

Photo of the Day: A View of SickKids Research & Learning Tower

Downtown Toronto
March 28, 2012 10:00 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
This photo by UrbanToronto Forum member urbandreamer shows the city at its most cluttered. With a collision of many different materials, forms and uses and lacking any unifying element to ... read more

Photo Of The Day: The North End Of Downtown Toronto Is Rapidly Changing

Burano Condominiums Toronto by Lanterra Developments and architectsAlliance
February 22, 2012 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The north end of downtown Toronto has experienced rapid growth in the last decade as tower sprout all over the place. Today's Photo Of The Day, taken by UrbanToronto Forum member Jasonzed, bares ... 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: The View North From The Top Of Living Shangri-La Toronto

77 Charles West, Four Seasons, Women's College Hospital, Burano, Sickkids
November 8, 2011 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The stunning view looking north from the top of Living Shangri-La Toronto is today's Photo Of The Day. Taken by UrbanToronto Forum member vegeta_sky, the photo shows the impressive ... read more

UrbanToronto Adds Its 200th Entry To The dataBase… and more!

October 3, 2011 4:18 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto today proudly adds its 200th entry to the dataBase, a new section to the site which we premiered along with the overall re-design earlier this year. At the same time we are also ... read more

Doors Open 2010: Ask An Architect at Diamond and Schmitt

SickKids Research and Learning Tower Toronto by Diamond + Schmitt
May 26, 2010 2:44 pm | by Craig White | Comments
There are quite a number of architectural offices open to the public at this year's Doors Open, and they will likely all be quite interesting. This year one of the city's most renowned practices ... read more

Sick Kids Hospital Research Building Gets Underway

Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Diamond and Schmitt Architects
May 5, 2010 3:09 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Hospital for Sick Children broke ground today on the construction of their 21 storey research tower designed by Diamond + Schmitt Architects. The following is the first of two Sick Kids' ... read more

Quick Pic: The New Sick Kids Research Centre Begins Construction

Sick Kids Research Centre designed by Diamond+Schmitt
May 5, 2010 5:18 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work on the new Sick Kids Research Centre begins. The $400 million dollar project, designed by Diamond + Schmitt, will be located on the north west corner of Bay and Elm Street. It ... read more

Quick Pic: New Sick Kids Test Cladding

Sick Kids Hospital, 77 Elm Street, Toronto, cladding
April 9, 2010 9:08 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
While we do think the cladding is attractive we do wonder if they couldn't come up with something that screams something other than institutional. What do you think? Another angle... read more