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Photo of the Day: It's Not a Bird, It's Not a Plane... It's the L Tower!

L Tower, Downtown Toronto, Toronto condos
July 30, 2013 12:00 am | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
When you look up in downtown Toronto you are bound to see many things: a bird, a plane perhaps. But if you happen to be at Yonge Street and The Esplanade you might get glimpse of the L ... read more

Neighbourhood Node: Church-Wellesley Village

Church-Wellesley Village, gay village, Toronto, downtown, development
July 29, 2013 1:35 pm | by Jason Allen | Comments
Toronto is changing at such a rapid pace these days. With new development popping up throughout the core, many of the surrounding communities and neighbourhoods look quite different than they did ... read more

Photo of the Day: Condos By The Tower

Toronto, Southcore, CN Tower, Ice Condos, Maple Leaf Square
July 29, 2013 12:00 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Toronto's south core is growing with new condos and office towers going up all over. Nearby though, Canada's tallest structure has called the area home for nearly 40 years. Today's photo shows how ... read more

Photo of the Day: Glass and Steel

Glass and steel Toronto skyscraper
July 26, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
The two primary elements of many Toronto skyscrapers are glass and steel. Today's photo, from Flickr contributor Beaulawrence, is a small yet intricate piece of our primarily modernist ... read more

Photo of the Day: A New Icon

L Tower Condo, CN Tower, Toronto,
July 25, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
It may seem to regular UT readers that we feature the 58-storey L Tower quite a bit. If so, it's for good reason as this Daniel Libeskind-designed building has broken the mold of the traditional ... read more

Photo of the Day: The City That Never Sleeps

Downtown Toronto, financial district, Toronto office towers
July 24, 2013 12:00 am | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
The notion that every metropolis never quite goes quiet at night holds very true in Toronto. This stunning photo, posted on the Forum's L Tower thread by tomms, illustrates how busy the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Strange Storms

Toronto skyline
July 23, 2013 12:00 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Toronto is a city full of concrete and steel, but between the towers and along our great streets sits a forest of greenery and colour. Today's photo, a tricky double-exposure courtesy of Forum ... read more

Photo of the Day: Brace for Impact

Toronto Floods 2013, TO Flood, jamziz
July 19, 2013 12:00 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
The Toronto Floods of 2013 brought some of the craziest weather seen in a decade to the city. Among all the chaos, those lucky enough to have their cameras handy were able to snap some amazing ... read more

Photo of the Day: Converging Signals

Jack Landau, Liberty Village, Toronto, Railroad, Rail Corridors
July 18, 2013 12:00 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Despite the plethora of new highrises in our growing city, Toronto's industrial roots are still evident. One of their greatest legacies are the rail corridors criss crossing ... read more

Photo of the Day: All In One

Gardiner Expressway, Queens Quay, Toronto skyline
July 17, 2013 12:00 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
This panoramic shot, taken by cosmocalisse and posted in our Flickr pool, does a great job of capturing the lit up Gardiner Expressway on the right as well as the cluster of boats resting in the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Blue on the Water

Ryerson University, Toronto
July 16, 2013 12:00 am | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
It's challenging to find a quiet place in the downtown core, but UT contributor Jack Landau has managed to make a place that's often bustling look downright zen. The Ryerson Image Centre, lit up ... read more

Photo of the Day: Life in the Fast Lane

Toronto subway tunnel
July 15, 2013 12:00 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Few of us ever really look at the inside of a Toronto subway tunnel, especially at the speed the trains rumble through. This spectacular shot, posted to the UrbanToronto Flickr pool by ... read more

Photo of the Day: Blurry Rainbow

Toronto skyline at night
July 12, 2013 12:00 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Full of colour and light, this bright and vivid shot of the Toronto skyline has some added flavour thanks to the vibrant streaks of light stretching across the water. Forum member Jack ... read more

Photo of the Day: Pantless Rooftopping

View from atop Living Shangri-La, Toronto
July 11, 2013 12:00 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Some of the best Toronto photography comes not from looking above, but from looking down. The movement and commotion of people and things is one of the great intrigues of city life. Today's photo, ... read more

Photo of the Day: Rising Floodwaters

Toronto rainstorm flooding, July 2013
July 10, 2013 12:00 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
None of us expected massive amounts of rainfall and flash flooding when those dark clouds came rolling in Monday evening. One of our Forum members, krooj, managed to capture the beginnings of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Lights, Camera, CityPlace

Concord Adex's CityPlace, Toronto
July 9, 2013 12:00 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
As Toronto's largest outdoor collection of public art Concord Adex's CityPlace is just as much a residential area as it is a photographic hotspot. Today's photo, courtesy of Forum member ... read more

Photo of the Day: Gateway

Southbound Commute, Toronto
July 8, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Although the commute into our everbusy metropolis is rarely an easy one, especially on the highway, it does often afford drivers some pretty interesting views of the city. Today's photo, captured ... read more

Photo of the Day: From Corktown Common

Toronto Skyline, Corktown Common
July 5, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
As revitalization and new development open up previously inaccessible areas, we get the opportunity to check out our growing skyline from some new angles. Today's image, captured by Forum member ... read more

Photo of the Day: An Icon

CN Tower, Toronto
July 4, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Whether standing on the scary glass floor, looking out over the city at impossible heights or just adimiring the dart-like tower from below, Torontonians and visitors alike have been offered up ... read more

Photo of the Day: Firecracker City

Harbourfront Canada Day fireworks, Toronto
July 3, 2013 12:00 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
The multi-coloured neon lights emanating from the Toronto skyline weren't the only things that were illuminating the night sky and reflecting off the waters. Harbourfront's Canada Day fireworks ... read more