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Photo of the Day: Tropical Sunset

Toronto skyline, Toronto islands
August 9, 2013 12:00 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
It's summer and although we've been getting some warm and sunny weather, Toronto isn't Miami and our climate doesn't accommodate tropical plants like palm trees. But what's to stop us from making ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dangling on the Edge

Toronto towers from above
August 8, 2013 12:00 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
UrbanToronto certainly has some courageous and adventurous contributing photographers. You've probably already seen several of these incredible shots taken from the edges of rooftops several feet ... read more

Photo of the Day: Mirror Image

Sherbourne Common, Toronto
August 7, 2013 12:00 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
The Sherbourne Common waterfront park is just as pleasant to visit at night as it is during the daytime. This photo, posted to our Forum by MafaldaBoy, captures the neon lights and modern ... read more

Photo of the Day: From Sherbourne Common

Toronto Skyline, Sherbourne Common, Toronto
August 6, 2013 1:50 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
As the wave of revitalization spreads across our waterfront, more and more never before accessable areas are being opened to the public. Today's photo comes to us from Forum member TheTigerMaster ... read more

Photo of the Day: Trip to the Island

Ferry Dock, Toronto
August 2, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Each year thousands of us take the short trip from our concrete jungle to the manicured wilds of the Toronto Islands. Today's photo, taken at the Island Ferry Dock by Forum member EVCco, is the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Above Ground

Bloor Danforth, Subway, Yorkville
August 1, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Toronto's subway system often passes beneath our feet unoticed, except for a slight rumble or gust of wind rising to the sidewalk. It can be quite striking when it emerges above ground, especially ... read more

Photo of the Day: Bay Street Silhouette

Bay Street, Union Station, Toronto
July 31, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
UrbanToronto member Goldie has posted a few great silhouette shots in the Forum and we liked this one for our Photo of the Day feature. It's a great image that captures the construction on Bay ... read more

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