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Photo of the Day: Rainy Season

Toronto City Hall
April 23, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The change from Winter to Spring is always something we look forward to in Toronto, but the transition is often a sloppy one. The skating rink at Nathan Phillips Square will soon be changed from ... read more

Grab Your Camera: Toronto's Best Skyline Vantage Points

Toronto Skyline, Riverdale Park
April 22, 2014 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Toronto skyline is changing by the day, and as new high-rises continue to pop up all over the city, postcard-worthy views are being transformed significantly. Many popular angles of the city ... read more

Photo of the Day: Lake Shore Lights

Lake Shore Boulevard, Photo of the Day
April 22, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Lake Shore Boulevard (no, not Lakeshore) is one of Toronto's southernmost major thoroughfares, connecting the east and west sides of the city through the densely populated core. As it passes ... read more

Photo of the Day: Annex Skyline

Annex Skyline, Photo of the Day
April 21, 2014 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
One of Toronto's oldest and most established neighbourhoods, The Annex is bordered roughly by Bloor, Dupont, Bathurst and Avenue Road. The neighbourhood is known for its historic architecture and ... read more

Calling Photographers: Join UrbanToronto on Flickr

Join us on Flickr!
April 17, 2014 2:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Photographic contributions by our members play a major role in keeping UrbanToronto amongst the most popular sites of its type on the internet. There is a growing body of photographers, both ... read more

Throwback Thursday: One King West

Throwback Thursday, One King West
April 17, 2014 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Large scale residential developments are popping up all over the downtown core these days, but this wasn't always the case. Construction work on the first major high-rise condominium to ever see ... read more

Photo of the Day: Urban Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto sunset
April 17, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto is still the reigning construction capital of North America, and our city shows no signs of relinquishing that crown any time soon. With more cranes and construction projects than any ... read more

Photo of the Day: Filling the Void

Photo of the Day, Ten York, One York
April 16, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It doesn't take much observational skill to notice that Toronto is in the midst of its largest growth spurt to date. Parking lots and low-rise buildings are being replaced with high-rise, ... read more

Photo of the Day: Soccer Skyline

Photo of the Day, BMO Field, Toronto FC
April 15, 2014 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
While it certainly isn't the most popular sport in the GTA, soccer is becoming more and more popular with Torontonians. The sport has an international appeal, and thanks to Toronto's diversely ... read more

Photo of the Day: Monument to Multiculturalism

Photo of the Day, Union Station, statue, Monument to Multiculturalism
April 14, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In front of Union Station, artist Francesco Perilli's 'Monument to Multiculturalism' has been a fixture on Front Street since its unveiling in 1985. With the station now in the midst of a ... read more

Photo of the Day: Restaurant Row

Photo of the Day, Restaurant Row
April 11, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Entertainment District has become quite the busy place in recent years. While we pay a great deal of attention to the continued growth of the Entertainment District's skyline, it is the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: An Office Tower is Born

Throwback Thursday, Bay Adelaide Centre
April 10, 2014 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bay Street is to Canada what Wall Street is to the United States, a catch-all term to describe not just an area but to finance in general. Like Wall Street in New York, Bay Street is home to some ... read more

Photo of the Day: St. Lawrence

Photo of the Day, St. Lawrence
April 10, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The St. Lawrence district is among the most sought-after urban neighbourhoods on the continent, and is home to destinations like the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts as well as the St. Lawrence ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Royal Alex

Royal Alexandra Theatre Entertainment District King Street Toronto Ontario
April 9, 2014 12:00 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Now that Spring has finally sprung in Toronto, photographers are coming out of hibernation and like the rain, photos are pouring in to the Forum. Today's Photo of the Day was taken by ... read more

Photo of the Day: A Changing View

Photo of the Day, Entertainment District
April 8, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Entertainment District is one of the city's fastest growing areas.  In a part of the city with countless high-rise developments under construction, the skyline of the Entertainment ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Yearly Melt

Photo of the Day, Riverdale Park
April 7, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
An exceptionally cold Winter is now thankfully behind us, but before we can enjoy the Summer sun we must make it through the damp, muddy, boot-lost-to-quicksand Spring. Several months worth of ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ground Glass

Photo of the Day, Allen Lambert Galleria, Brookfield Place, Santiago Calatrava
April 4, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Most Torontonians are familiar with Santiago Calatrava's Allen Lambert Galleria at Brookfield Place in the Financial District. The massive atrium, which connects Yonge and Bay Streets, has ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Birth of Southcore

Throwback Thursday, Southcore
April 3, 2014 4:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Few areas of the city have seen the level of growth as the new Southcore district. Just a handful of years back, Southcore wasn't a district at all, but more like a conglomeration of surface ... read more

Photo of the Day: Maple Leaf Square

Maple Leaf Square, Photo of the Day
April 3, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The playoff hopes of Toronto hockey fans are dwindling, but looking back on an exciting (and ultimately disappointing) run last Spring, we saw the first real test for the relatively new public ... read more

Photo of the Day: Heritage

Photo of the Day
April 2, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's new Flexity Outlook streetcars will soon begin to gradually replace the CLRV and ALRV streetcars which have become a fixture in the city since being introduced in the 1970s and 1980s. ... read more