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Photo of the Day: King Street Canyon

Photo of the Day, King Street canyon
July 30, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
King Street is one of Toronto's densest thoroughfares, especially the stretch which passes through the Financial District. Many of the high-density office buildings which line King Street in the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Pink Umbrellas

Photo of the Day, Sugar Beach
July 29, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Waterfront Toronto's Sugar Beach has seen a lot of media attention in recent weeks, and while some politicians continue to say negative things about the expenses involved in building this public ... read more

Photo of the Day: Shrouded Tower

Photo of the Day, CN Tower
July 28, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The CN Tower is hands-down Toronto's most recognizable and visible landmark. Its massive height provides not just a valuable waypoint for urban navigation, but also the ability to put visitors ... read more

Photo of the Day: Light Show

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, lightning, light show
July 25, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We get a lot of skyline shots submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool, and they all utilize creative and effective ways at distinguishing themselves from one another. Today's Photo of the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Shuter and Church

Throwback Thursday, 177 Church, Shuter, Jazz, Concert Properties
July 24, 2014 11:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The last several years have brought about countless high-rise developments in Toronto, permanently altering our cityscape with added density and height. At the corner of Shuter and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Humber Bay Arch

Photo of the Day, Humber Bay Arch Bridge
July 24, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Built in 1994, the Humber Bay Arch Bridge is a well known landmark on the Etobicoke waterfront, popular with cyclists, pedestrians and photographers. The bridge was specially designed by ... read more

Photo of the Day: Look Down

Photo of the Day, Absolute World
July 23, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mississauga has come a long way in recent years, transforming from a suburban community of subdivisions and shopping malls, into an impressive urban centre. Mississauga is now the sixth largest ... read more

Photo of the Day: Downsview Station

Photo of the Day, Downsview Station
July 22, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
One of Toronto's newest subway stations, Downsview on the TTC's Line 1 is one of our transit system's more impressive spaces. High ceilings, ample natural light, and rows of central supporting ... read more

Views From the L Tower: West and South Over the City and Lake

L Tower Cityzen Fernbrook Castlepoint Numa Daniel Libeskind Dominus Toronto
July 21, 2014 2:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Our recent trip to the top of Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint Numa's L Tower provided lots to look at, and we shared the views to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Golden Towers

Photo of the Day, Concord CityPlace
July 21, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's once-barren downtown railway lands have been transformed into a vertical neighbourhood by developer Concord Adex with their master-planned community, Concord CityPlace. The development's ... read more

Photo of the Day: Duality and Distortion

Photo of the Day, Peter Gilgan Centre
July 18, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since opening late last year, the Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning has become familiar to many Torontonians. The 21-storey, 750,000 square-foot medical research ... read more

Photo of the Day: Spadina

Photo of the Day, Spadina
July 17, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Easily one of Toronto's most lively and exciting thoroughfares, Spadina Avenue is known for its cultural importance as the epicenter of the city's Chinese community, along with countless ... read more

Photo of the Day: Warm Glow

Photo of the Day, CN Tower
July 16, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since the launch of our new and improved Flickr pool earlier this year, we have been seeing a steady stream of top notch urban photography, making for some very visually appealing Photo of the Day ... read more

Photo of the Day: City Centre

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
July 15, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For yesterday's Photo of the Day, we highlighted an amazing aerial image of downtown Toronto captured by Mafaldaboy on a recent flight over the city. That shot wasn't the only great aerial photo ... read more

Photo of the Day: Flying Over Toronto

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, aerial view
July 14, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been treated to some amazing photography over the past couple of days, courtesy of Forum member and Flickr contributor Mafaldaboy, who recently took a flight over the city and ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Rainbow Tunnel

Photo of the Day, Rainbow tunnel
July 11, 2014 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
While it is hardly a landmark, many Torontonians are familiar with the rainbow-painted pedestrian tunnel which passes below a rail line east of the DVP near Lawrence Avenue, providing a ... read more

Throwback Thursday: King and Berkeley

Throwback Thursday, 54 Berkeley, Toronto
July 10, 2014 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Many of our recent Throwback Thursday articles have focused on dramatic changes in density and height, but it is smaller infill projects that have had the biggest impact on our city streets. In ... read more

Photo of the Day: Shangri-La

Photo of the Day, Shangri-La
July 10, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's building boom has brought about the construction of a number of high-rise condominiums and hotels in the downtown core, and the landscape continues to be transformed by new development. ... read more

Photo of the Day: Golden Cityscape

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
July 9, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's skyline has plenty of classic 'postcard' angles, like the view from Centre Island or in front of the Flatiron Building, but it is elevated vantage points from the city's high-rise towers ... read more

Photo of the Day: Flatiron Taxis

Photo of the Day, flatiron building, taxis
July 8, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Gooderham Building which sits at the Front/Wellington/Church intersection has become an iconic bit of Toronto architecture since being built in 1892. One of Toronto's newer icons is the ... read more