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Edition Richmond by Curated Properties Coming to Queen West

Edition Richmond in Toronto by Curated Properties and AUDAXarchitecture
February 17, 2012 12:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
A new project coming to the city’s vibrant Queen West neighbourhood was recently announced, and has definitely sparked our interest. Edition Richmond, developed by Curated Properties and designed ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 17, 2012

February 17, 2012 10:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Modern city, modern partnerships; endless furor spurs efforts to lessen city's authority over transit planning; GO Transit parking tickets double; and more news.  Modern city, modern ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Six50 King Street West Condos By Freed Developments On The Rise

SIX50 King West condominiums, Toronto, by Freed Developments and Core Architects
February 17, 2012 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The corner of King and Bathurst is getting a major addition as seen in today's Photo Of The Day. Take by UrbanToronto Forum member Red Mars, it shows the new Six50 King West condos on the ... read more

Emerald City Rises at Don Mills and Sheppard

Emerald City condos by ELAD Canada under construction in Toronto
February 16, 2012 11:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
As our city battles with growing concerns regarding transit expansion and predicting where future development will occur, it's all too easy to overlook those projects being constructed on our most ... read more

BILD Members Big Winners at National Association of Home Builders Awards

February 16, 2012 10:59 am | by Alex Corey | Comments
Last week in Orlando, Florida, the National Association of Home Builders paid tribute to former BILD (Building Industry and Land Development Association) CEO, Stephen Dupuis, who passed away ... read more

Then and Now: College and Palmerston

College and Palmerston, Toronto, 1918
February 16, 2012 10:00 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Southwest corner of College and Palmerston, circa 1918. You all must recognize the "look" of the wwwebster-sourced pictures by now. I don't even mention where they come from anymore. Thanks ... read more

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

February 16, 2012 9:58 am | by Editor | Comments
Casino would kill what's left of Toronto the Good; Mayor Rob Ford silent on buried Sheppard subway report; Bloor Cinema set to re-open in mid March; and more news. Casino would kill what’s left of ... read more

Photo Of The Day: 60-Storey Massey Tower Condos Planned For 197 Yonge Street

Massey Tower Condos by MOD Developments and Hariri Pontarini Architects
February 16, 2012 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Heritage enthusiasts have been rejoicing with the news that the old Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce bank building at 197 Yonge is set to be restored. Today's Photo Of The Day, by UrbanToronto ... read more

A New Look at Discovery I and II in Concord Park Place

Discover I & II in Concord Park Place by Concord Adex and Quadrangle Architects
February 15, 2012 5:45 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Concord Adex have had their Discovery Condos complex at Concord Park Place in North York professionally shot, and we think the images provided to us of the Roland Rom ... read more

The Citadel makes a home for Dance in Regent Park

Inaugurating Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie's Citadel in Regent Park, Toronto
February 15, 2012 12:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
If you are a regular reader of UrbanToronto's front page, you will know that much of UrbanToronto's coverage of Regent Park to this point has focused on developer The Daniels Corporation and their ... read more

Then and Now: Central Technical School

Central Technical School, Toronto, circa 1915
February 15, 2012 10:56 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Central Technical School. Bathurst and Harbord streets. Circa 1915. She was completed in 1915 so she's posing for her debutante photo here. Now. August 2011. She's still there, on the ... read more

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

February 15, 2012 10:40 am | by Editor | Comments
Toronto councillors split over casino question; LRT transit plan stalling on Queen's Quay East; TTC board may get citizen members; and more news. Toronto councillors split over casino ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Future Toronto Density

Urban Toronto Photo Of The Day: Future Toronto Density by Tom Ryaboi aka tomms
February 15, 2012 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
How much density is too much density? Today's Photo Of The Day, taken by UrbanToronto Forum member tomms, takes that question to the extreme.  Image by tomms The skyscrapers are taken to such ... read more

Amazing Penthouses Remain at One King West

Penthouse north view at One King West condos, Toronto
February 14, 2012 4:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
No other building in Toronto has views quite like One King West. Possibly the slenderest building in the world for its 577-foot height, the north and south side bullet noses of One King West are ... read more

For Sale: LCBO Headquarters and Warehouse at 2 Cooper Street

LCBO at 2 Cooper Street in Toronto
February 14, 2012 3:07 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
An announcement made yesterday by Ontario Finance Minister, Dwight Duncan, has sparked a flurry of activity on UrbanToronto's Forum. As part of the province's plan to solve a $16-billion debt, the ... read more

Demolition clears the site for Lifetime's Yorkville Condos

An excavator clears away the former Moriyama & Teshima office, Toronto
February 14, 2012 12:14 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Before the first stage of work on Lifetime Development's new condominium tower at Davenport and McMurrich can start, what was there already had to come down first: Lifetime forwarded us some ... read more

Then and Now: Bloor and Lippincott

Bloor and Lippincott, Toronto, circa 1918
February 14, 2012 10:56 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Southwest corner of Bloor and Lippincott, circa 1918. Branch of Canadian Bank of Commerce. V.D. Horsburgh, F.R.I.B.A., Architect. Now. September 2011. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 14, 2012

February 14, 2012 10:48 am | by Editor | Comments
Mayor Ford's sacred cars become his cash cow; new poll shows Toronto divided on transit plans; Ford's executive pushes ahead with subway expansion dream; and more news. Ford doesn't declare ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Aura Condos Set To Dominate Yonge And College

Aura at College Park Condos Toronto by Canderel Stoneridge and Graziani Corazza
February 14, 2012 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
A major transformation has taken place in recent years in the neighbourhoord surrounding Yonge and College as many new condo towers have been added. And more are coming. Today's Photo Of The Day, ... read more

First Rendering of Lifetime and CentreCourt's INDX Condos Revealed

INDX Condos from Lifetime Developments and CentreCourt Developments, Toronto
February 13, 2012 8:09 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The first rendering - of the podium - of the new INDX Condos near Bay and Adelaide has been revealed. The design of the 53-storey building by Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects for Lifetime ... read more