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Photo of the Day: Sunset Over Aura

Aura Condos, Toronto
May 27, 2013 12:00 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Another spectacular shot of the Aura at College Park condos, this time seen from afar. As the day comes to an end and the sun sets over Toronto, Aura towers over the other buildings, a large crane ... read more

Photo of the Day: Cloudy Nights

Aura Condos, Toronto
May 24, 2013 12:00 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
The future resident of this floor of the Aura condos is in for a real treat considering this view overlooking downtown Toronto is absolutely breathtaking. And if this is how amazing the view looks ... read more

Photo of the Day: Light Trails

Bay-York Ramp, Toronto
May 23, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Although it may not be the most fun — or for that matter expedient — way of travel in the city, The Gardiner when caught at the right angle can be quite beautiful. Today's photo, shot by Flickr ... read more

Photo of the Day: Glowing Toronto Skyline

Toronto skyline
May 22, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This spectacular image of the Toronto skyline, in all its glowing glory, was captured by UrbanToronto follower Kevin Robitaille. It's a wonderful panoramic view of the city shot from The Modern on ... read more

Photo of the Day: Corridors

Streetcar tracks, Toronto
May 21, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
We've come a long way since the early days of the horse-drawn street railway, which began in 1861. Toronto is now home to the largest streetcar system in the Americas in terms of ridership, track ... read more

Photo of the day: Spring Skyline

Downtown Core, Toronto
May 17, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
One of the most amazing things about living in our climate is that each season, with its distinctive textures and colours, changes the way we view our city. Today's photo, by Forum member ... read more

Photo of the Day: Bay Street Reflections

Trump Tower and Bay Adelaide Centre, Toronto
May 16, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Unlike some of our North American counterparts, our skyline is mainly dominated by glass towers. For better or worse, our skyline has a unique ability to continually change and reflect different ... read more

Photo of the Day: Migration

Toronto skyline from the Leslie Street Spit
May 15, 2013 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto has always embraced its connection with both nature and urbanity. The vast network of rivers and ravines that meander through the city stand as a vestige of the wilderness that once ... read more

Examining Urban Sprawl Through Satellite Timelapse Imagery

Google, Time, Satellite, Timelapse, GTA, Toronto
May 14, 2013 12:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The explosive growth of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) over the last 30 years has captivated a generation of Torontonians. Decades of suburban expansion, manifested in cookie-cutter subdivisions ... read more

Photo of the Day: Picture Perfect

Toronto Skyline
May 10, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
One of the finest ways to view our growing city is from the Toronto Islands. Now that spring has sprung, crowds of island-goers are being treated to gorgeous views similar to this one. Today's ... read more

Photo of the Day: City by the Lake

Downtown Toronto skyline
May 9, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
As the buildings in our core grow taller and more densely packed together it becomes easier to forget that we live so close to the lake, although from the right angles our mostly-blue wonder can ... read more

Photo of the Day: A Bird's Eye View

Construction outside Delta Chelsea Hotel in Toronto
May 8, 2013 12:00 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Today's photo of the day is a a stunning view of the construction outside of the Delta Chelsea Hotel in Toronto, captured by Forum member rockandrollfreak. The ongoing developments look ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sweet Reflection

Downtown Toronto tower reflections in glass of Redpath sugar plant, Queens Quay
May 7, 2013 12:00 am | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
Today's photo of the day, by Forum member androiduk, features a distorted view of the downtown core reflected in the glass of the Redpath sugar plant on Queen's Quay. Just in one strip of glass, ... read more

Photo of the Day: Rising into the Blue

Blue sky in downtown Toronto, image by Jack Landau
May 6, 2013 12:00 am | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
Toronto can be a vicious city to live in during the winter, but quickly enamours many of us in the summertime. When the sun is shining and the temperature is just right, as it has been recently, ... read more

Photo of the Day: Union Station

Front Street, Toronto
May 3, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
For generations, waves of new immigrants to Toronto have passed through the doors of Union Station, Canada's busiest transit hub. Many who went on to continue building our fair city were perhaps ... read more

Photo of the Day: Silhouette

Downtown Toronto skyline
May 2, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Taken east of the core from Riverdale Park, today's photo, by Flickr contributor a99lo, shows us an interesting picture of our downtown towers stretching wide below an expansive sky. A few new ... read more

Photo of the Day: Royal Bank Plaza

Royal Bank Plaza, Toronto
May 1, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Royal Bank Plaza gets the photo of the day treatment today. This image showcases the majestic tower, one of two which were built in the late '70s as headquarters for the Royal Bank of Canada. The ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ominous Skyscrapers

Dark, cloudy downtown east Toronto skyline
April 30, 2013 12:00 am | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
As avid readers may be aware, UrbanToronto likes to feature the downtown east of Toronto due to its dramatic sightlines and proximity to the core. Today's photo of the day, from Forum member Razz, ... read more

Photo of the Day: Old & New at Bay & Dundas

Bay and Dundas, downtown Toronto
April 29, 2013 12:00 am | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
Just as Canada is a nation of immigrants, Toronto is a city of immigrants. Waves ebbed and flowed, and the ethnicities and origins of migrants have changed, but for years Bay and Dundas was the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Rail Corridor

Rail Corridor, Toronto, GO, Metrolinx, UrbanToronto Flickr Pool
April 26, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Commute times are projected to improve for some of the hundreds of thousands of commuters that take GO Transit on the average weekday. The recent announcement of imminent service increases on the ... read more