Thursday, August 12, 2010

What's in a Name?

Ever wondered what goes into naming a condo? Well if you've been keeping up with the latest in Toronto's condosphere, then you know that the folks over at Castlepoint, Fernbrook and Cityzen have left that task in the capable hands of the project's potential buyers, residents and spectators.

With their Name Our Condo contest well underway, the name of the highly anticipated development at the corner of Yonge and Esplanade will be chosen by a panel of judges from the top 10 name submissions. The winning submission receives $5,000 and the glory of having their selected name imortalized. The 2nd and 3rd place submissions receive an iPad.

Among the thousands of entries submitted, we've found those ranging from thoughtful and reflective to humourous and entertaining.  Others still have taken the contest to heart, undertaking (what some may call) crazy tactics to win:

Aside from the running Top 10, some other interesting submissions include:
Click here for information on this exciting new development, or visit to view and vote on all the entries, contest updates and more.

Update: As announced on Aug 26, the name of this development will be Backstage.  We have since updated this condo's profile page to reflect this change, which can be found here.