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Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 29, 2012

May 29, 2012 9:35 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Tories take battle for Etobicoke Centre to Supreme Court; Milton to build velodrome; Troubled Air Canada flight drops debris over Mississauga; City Councillor wants methadone clinic out of St. ... read more

Photo of the Day: X Condos and Couture Cozy Up For the Camera

X Condo and Couture Condo in Toronto by Great Gulf, Monarch Group
May 29, 2012 12:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Today's image is brought to us by Forum member Bruvyman, and looks at X Condominium and Couture, both located on Ted Rogers Way, just south of Bloor Street. The towers complement each other better ... read more

South Beach Starting to Light Up the Night Sky

Blue lantern at South Beach condos Toronto by II By IV Design Assoc. for Amexon
May 28, 2012 4:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Nighttime lighting of buildings never used to be something we thought much about in Toronto… or at least the developers around town here didn't think about it too much. Keener observers of ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Oneeleven Condominiums

Oneelven Bathurst in Toronto by Harhay and Carttera, with Core Architects
May 28, 2012 1:01 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Carttera Private Equities and Harhay Developments bring the newest player to the Bathurst and King West neighbourhood with Oneeleven Condominiums. Located on Bathurst Street at the corner of ... read more

Doors Open Toronto: Gardiner Museum, Queen's Park, MaRS, and Regent Park Arts & Cultural Centre

Gardiner Museum, Doors Open Toronto
May 28, 2012 12:14 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
This tour of four Doors Open Toronto venues incorporates not only information about the sites visited, but also nearby or associated developments of interest to UrbanToronto readers. With so much ... read more

Then and Now: Chorley Park

Chorley Park, Rosedale, Toronto
May 28, 2012 9:56 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Chorley Park. Rosedale, Toronto. Now views from July 2011. Nice article and aerial Then and Now here. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 28, 2012

May 28, 2012 9:41 am | by Anonymous | Comments
BIXI bike sharing program in a cycle of uncertainty; Soho House will up Toronto film festival's party quotient; TTC service boost would reduce crowding on 79 routes; and more news. Faced with ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fireworks Over the East End

Downtown Toronto from Riverdale / Leslieville
May 28, 2012 8:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
We're starting this week off with a colourful image taken by Forum member coolcanadian. The lush canopy of South Riverdale/Leslieville in the foreground is punctuated by fireworks, vying for ... read more

Amidst Massive Expansion Works, Union Station Sees Its First Reopening

VIA Rail Panorama Lounge at Union Station, Toronto
May 25, 2012 5:44 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Over a billion dollars worth of construction is currently underway in and around Union Station. The multi-modal transport node is Canada's busiest hub for moving people – over a quarter of a ... read more

Doors Open Offers Variety of Informative Events This Weekend

384 Adelaide Street West in Toronto, offices of Diamond Schmitt Inc.
May 25, 2012 3:56 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
UPDATE: See changes to the Diamond Schmitt talks schedule. One of our favourite annual events in Toronto is Doors Open, two days when we get to explore nooks and crannies that are normally closed ... read more

Eglinton's York Theatre is Gone, Making Way for The Madison

The Madison on Eglinton is by Madison Homes and Kirkor Architects.
May 25, 2012 12:35 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
What remained of the old York Theatre was torn down recently to clear the way for The Madison, a 30- and 33-storey residential and retail complex planned for the southeast corner of Eglinton ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Quartz

Quartz condos in Toronto by Concord Adex with RAW Design Architects
May 25, 2012 11:42 am | by Anonymous | Comments
We're re-visiting a project we featured back in November to provide an update on how the development is progressing: Concord Adex's Quartz condominiums, located in the CityPlace ... read more

Then and Now: Binscarth Road

81 Binscarth Road, Toronto
May 25, 2012 9:50 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 81 Binscarth Road. Residence of S. F. May. Wickson and Gregg, Architects. Now. July 2011. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 25, 2012

May 25, 2012 9:35 am | by Editor | Comments
A tiny perfect streetcar line is being laid along Cherry Street; Toronto's downtown is GTA's downtown; beach residents face off against condo developers; and more news. A tiny perfect streetcar ... read more

Photo of the Day: L Tower Continues to Take Shape

Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint's L Tower condos, Toronto.
May 25, 2012 12:00 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Captured by Forum member udo, this sharp picture shows the L Tower as it continues its skyward march. Developed by Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint, L Tower is unique for the architectural ... read more

The Interview: Paul Golini of Empire Communities, Part 2

Paul Golini of Empire Communities, Toronto
May 24, 2012 4:15 pm | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
Last week we featured the first part of our interview with Paul Golini of Empire Communities. We discussed his background and the history of Empire Communities, their transition into highrise, as ... read more

Checking in on Construction of Theatre Park Condos

Theatre Park by Lamb, Niche, Harhay, architectsAlliance and II by IV Design.
May 24, 2012 2:05 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
It has been a while since we've discussed Theatre Park Condos, the high-rise project by the partnership of Lamb Development Corp, Niche Development and Harhay Developments. ... read more

Waterscapes by Monarch Group Approaches Ground Level

Waterscapes is developed by Monarch Groups and Graziani + Corazza Architects.
May 24, 2012 1:40 pm | by Alex Corey | Comments
Construction on Monarch Group's Waterscapes Condo on Etobicoke's Lake Shore has been clipping along pretty consistently. A construction crane has been on-site since April and now with the ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Market Street Redevelopment

Market Street Rejuvenation, Toronto, by Woodcliffe Developments and Taylor_Smyth
May 24, 2012 12:17 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
As Toronto becomes increasingly conscious that it does in fact contain buildings of historic value that are worth preserving, we are seeing a rise in the number of projects that embracing the idea ... read more

Then and Now: 23 Elm Avenue

23 Elm Ave, Toronto, circa 1910
May 24, 2012 9:57 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 23 Elm Ave, circa 1910. Residence of Mrs. R. G. McLean. Now. August 2011. read more