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Photo of the Day: Masked Protector

Photo of the Day, Spider-Man, skyline, Toronto
October 31, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have seen plenty of amazing shots from the photographers in Toronto's "rooftopping" community, most of which focus on the views found from the roofs of the city's high-rise buildings. In ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The AGO

Throwback Thursday, AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
October 30, 2014 11:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
There has been quite a bit of hype over the past couple of years regarding Mirvish + Gehry Toronto, a recently approved two-tower mixed-use development that will scrape the skies above King Street ... read more

Photo of the Day: Streetcar on Queens Quay

Photo of the Day, Queens Quay, streetcar, TTC, Toronto
October 30, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC streetcars are once again running on Queens Quay Boulevard, and public transit riders have already started benefiting from the reintroduction of streetcar service. Our iconic streetcar fleet ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline at Blue Hour

Photo of the Day, skyline, Toronto
October 29, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Toronto skyline changes by the day, giving urban enthusiasts a unique way of dating photographs of the city. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr ... read more

Photo of the Day: Lightning over Downtown

Photo of the Day, skyline, Toronto
October 28, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The weather is getting colder as Winter draws closer, but images of Summer in Toronto continue to appear in our Flickr Pool. Snowstorms will soon be replacing thunderstorms, like the dramatic ... read more

Photo of the Day: Crowded

Photo of the Day, Commerce Court, Financial District
October 27, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The densely clustered Financial District is home to many of Canada's largest firms and corporations, and the unique conglomeration of both modern and historic high-rises makes for some ... read more

Photo of the Day: Empty Offramp

Photo of the Day, York-Bay-Yonge offramp, Gardiner Expressway, Toronto
October 24, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Torontonians are fairly used to seeing the Gardiner Expressway and its main downtown offramps packed with traffic. This is not the case in today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Spadina Avenue and Concord CityPlace

Throwback Thursday, Adelaide, Spadina, Toronto
October 23, 2014 9:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
During the past several years, the construction of Concord CityPlace has added a tremendous amount of density to the former railway lands bounded by Front Street, Blue Jays Way, Bathurst Street ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yonge and Dundas

Photo of the Day, Yonge and Dundas, Toronto
October 23, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Yonge and Dundas intersection is known for its distinctive urban ambiance and glittering electronic signage. Hundreds of thousands of cars and pedestrians use the intersection every week, and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Absolute

Photo of the Day, Absolute World, Marilyn, Mississauga
October 22, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Pretty much every major city has its own iconic landmark, including our neighbour to the west, Mississauga. read more

Photo of the Day: Urban Sunrise

Photo of the Day, sunrise, Toronto
October 21, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The last few weeks brought us some very unpredictable weather, with everything from torrential downpours and heavy fog to glorious sunrises. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Old Mill Bridge

Photo of the Day, Old Mill bridge, Etienne Brule Park, Humber River, Toronto
October 20, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The arched stone bridge carrying Old Mill Road over the Humber River has stood in place since 1916, but it was the first bridge built on site. There has been a bridge spanning the Humber River in ... read more

Photo of the Day: Blood Moon

Photo of the Day, Ïce Condominiums, CN Tower
October 17, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
High-rise development in Toronto continues to contribute to an ever changing landscape, giving photographers seemingly endless opportunities to capture new angles and landmarks. In today's Photo ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Adelaide Street West

Throwback Thursday, Adelaide, Spadina, Toronto
October 16, 2014 9:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Entertainment District has been the site of major intensification over the past several years, transforming the parking lots, warehouses and after-hours venues which once defined the area into ... read more

Photo of the Day: Golden Exposure

Photo of the Day, CN Tower, Royal Bank Plaza, Toronto
October 16, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two iconic examples of Toronto architecture both share the honours in today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by [EyeTheNorth]. In the image below, the ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Basketweave

Photo of the Day, Highway 401
October 15, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Highway 401's route through Toronto carries more cars per day than any other stretch of highway in the world. To carry such incredible volumes efficiently, the highway uses a system of collectors ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fog Noir

Photo of the Day, fog
October 14, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yet another amazing shot of Toronto's recent foggy weather has made the cut for today's Photo of the Day. In this shot, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Ben ... read more

Photo of the Day: Swimming in Fog

Photo of the Day, fog
October 10, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have had a lot of fog in Toronto recently, and the dramatic atmospheric conditions have made for some pretty cool photography over the past couple of weeks. In today's Photo of the Day, ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The View from Bay and Harbour

Throwback Thursday, Bay and Harbour, Toronto
October 9, 2014 10:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New pedestrian links continue to improve connectivity between the new "Southcore" district, and the Downtown Core to the north. After years of construction, high-rise office buildings and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy

Photo of the Day, U of T Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy
October 9, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto has been rapidly expanding over the past several years, as new architecturally significant buildings add to the institution's existing catalogue of impressive structures. ... read more