Photo of the Day: A Tale of Two Icons

CN Tower, Fairmont Royal York, Toronto Condos, Photo of the Day
October 17, 2012 12:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Nighttime lights provide an opportunity to capture some pretty spectacular images of the city's landmarks. In this Photo of the Day, posted to our Toronto Skyline Forum thread by member lucci ... read more

Origami Queen West Lofts Opens Sales Centre

Origami Queen West Lofts, Toronto Condos, Symmetry Developments, Teeple Architec
October 16, 2012 4:11 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Origami Queen West Lofts opened its sales centre to the public on the weekend, and UrbanToronto was there to take a look. The building is a unique and attractive addition to Toronto's growing ... read more

More Condos for Parkdale with 383 Sorauren

383 Sorauren, Toronto Condos, Gairloch Investments, architectsAlliance
October 16, 2012 3:18 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Gairloch Investments' 383 Sorauren Avenue has been generating quite a bit of interest since it was announced as Parkdale and its surrounding area is becoming one of Toronto's ... read more

Cranes Are Up at Bathurst & Bloor's B.Streets Condos

B.streets Condos, Toronto Condos, Lindvest Properties, Hariri Pontarini
October 16, 2012 12:36 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Excitement is building at the site of Lindvest Properties' B.Streets Condos at 783 Bathurst Street. The cranes are up and ready to start construction on the Hariri Pontarini Architects designed ... read more

Then and Now: Yonge and Gloucester

Yonge and Gloucester, Toronto, 1955
October 16, 2012 9:48 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 1955. Yonge looking north towards Gloucester. Now.  May 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For October 16, 2012

October 16, 2012 9:44 am | by Editor | Comments
Dalton McGuinty resigns; Citizens ready to get real on transit; drivers fed up with Eastern Ave lane reductions + more news. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford logging fewer hours meeting with ... read more

Photo of the Day: Stereographic View of the L Tower

L Tower Condos Toronto by Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint Realty
October 16, 2012 12:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
A creative project such as the L Tower deserves an equally unique perspective. Taken from The Esplanade, the stereographic view of a 360-degree panorama centred on the Libeskind-designed tower ... read more

Is There A Casino In Toronto's Future? The Debate Is On

Toronto and East York Community Council Toronto
October 15, 2012 6:40 pm | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
Two days before news broke this past Friday that Oxford Properties is planning to redevelop the Metro Toronto Convention Centre lands and is proposing a casino on the block immediately ... read more

Short Video Documents Historic Move at Pinnacle on Adelaide

Pinnacle on Adelaide in Toronto by Pinnacle International, Hariri Pontarini Arch
October 15, 2012 2:50 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Pinnacle International is very proud of the recent re-location of the historic Richard West House, and rightfully so. Moving any building is quite the feat, let alone a heritage-designated house ... read more

36Hazelton Strips Down to Build Up in Yorkville

36Hazelton Condos in Toronto by Alterra, Zinc with Quadrangle Architects
October 15, 2012 2:23 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Only a partial shell remains of the former school-turned-office building at 36Hazelton. Having been almost entirely dismantled, the project is now in the initial stages of being extensively ... 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

Then and Now: Eastern Avenue South of Russell Car House

Eastern Avenue south of Russell Hill Car House 1928.
October 15, 2012 11:33 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. August 15, 1928. Eastern Avenue south of Russell Car House, looking west. Now. May 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For October 15, 2012

October 15, 2012 11:12 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Hume compares TO to Calgary; No more GO monthly pass; Home sales drop in September as prices rise; 1st anniversary of Occupy and more. Here are today's headlines.  Calgary yearns for what ... read more

Photo of the Day: Grey Sky and Glass

Trump Tower in Toronto by Talon International with Zeidler Partnership
October 15, 2012 12:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
With the top of the Trump Tower wrapping up construction and hotel rooms filling up, it's fair to say that the full impact the tower has on the city can now be judged. While its  contribution ... read more

The Daniels Corporation's Cinema Tower Tops Off

Cinema Tower condos Toronto by Daniels Corporation and Kirkor Architects
October 12, 2012 5:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Daniels Corporation's Cinema Tower, on Widmer at Adelaide Street, is rapidly approaching completion. This past Thursday, a cool, windy, and cloudy Fall day, saw the topping off celebration for ... read more

The Official Plan: Toronto's Development Process

Toronto Official Plan, Toronto Condos
October 12, 2012 4:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Have you ever wondered why development happens where it does? UrbanToronto begins a series on the development process, intended to explain how and why development applications are approved in the ... read more

Skyjacked Brings Construction Photography to New Heights

L Tower Condos Toronto by Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint Realty
October 12, 2012 1:18 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
While the recent aerial performance by Aeriosa at the ceremonial topping off of L-Tower impressed UT Forum members, what everyone's really talking about are the breathtaking images taken by ... read more

Menkes' 25 York Earns LEED Platinum Certification

Telus House, 25 York Street, Toronto Condos, Menkes, Adamson Associates
October 12, 2012 1:01 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Telus House, the 30-storey tower located at 25 York Street, has achieved LEED Canada Platinum Certification for Existing Buildings: Operation and Maintenance. Peter Menkes, President, Industrial ... read more

Oxford Announces Major Redevelopment of Convention Centre

Oxford Place in Toronto by Oxford Properties with Foster + Partners
October 12, 2012 11:28 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Casino, hotel, condo, office, and Foster: Oxford announces a large-scale redevelopment of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. read more

Daniel Libeskind Joins Topping-Off Celebrations At L-Tower

Councillor Michael Thompson with representitives from Castlepoint Realty, Cityze
October 12, 2012 11:19 am | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
Castlepoint, Cityzen and Fernbrook join architect Daniel Libeskind to celebrate the topping-off the L-Tower in style. read more