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Photo of the Day: Fall Fog Wraps Around Ice Condos

Ice Condos at York Centre, Lanterra Developments, Cadillac Fairview, aA
October 12, 2012 12:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day was submitted by Forum member wmedia. Last week's fog made for some great images of the city surrounded by the fall mist, and this shot looking toward the west along the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Our Modern-Day Forest

Toronto skyline from the Leslie Street Spit, image by Nancy Grenier
October 11, 2012 12:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Taken from the Leslie Street Spit, today's Photo of the Day presents a unique perspective of the growing density within the central waterfront from the man-made natural landscape of the Spit. ... read more

Tom Ryaboi Unveils "City Rising"

Tom Ryaboi's City Rising On UrbanToronto
October 10, 2012 11:16 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Tom Ryaboi is well known in Toronto for his daring and beautiful images of the city, often taken from atop buildings that are currently under construction and inaccessible to the public. His ... read more

Photo of the Day: Tall Crane Rising From One Bloor East

One Bloor East, Toronto Condos, Great Gulf Homes, Hariri Pontarini Architects
October 10, 2012 12:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day is a shot of One Bloor East's large crane, in place and ready to build the 75-storey tower. Taken by Forum member Jack Landau (someMidTowner), the image gets up close and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Autumn Fog Enshrouds the St. Lawrence District

Photo of the St. Lawrence District from atop the L Tower
October 9, 2012 6:29 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Anyone that was out and about last Wednesday night couldn't help but notice the thick blanket of fog that descended upon Toronto. From ground level the effects of such thick fog create eery ... read more

Photo of the Day: Irony At Globe & Mail's New HQ Site

Globe and Mail headquarters in Toronto designed by KPMB Architects
October 5, 2012 12:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day is credited to Forum member Red Mars, and is a shot of the Toyota on Front at 6 Spadina Avenue. This site will become the Globe and Mail's new head office when ... read more

Photo of the Day: Pretty in Pink

Downtown core seen from the east end, Toronto
October 4, 2012 12:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
One of the highlights of early fall is the dramatic lighting our skyline receives at sunset. Our Forum has lit up recently with postcard-worthy shots of the downtown core silhouetted against ... read more

Photo of the Day: Humber River Regional Hospital

Humber River Regional Hospital in Toronto by HDR Architects
October 3, 2012 7:48 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features one of the largest institutional developments currently underway within the GTA. The new Humber River Regional Hospital (HRRH), located just north of the 401 west ... read more

Photo of the Day: Union Station Illuminated

Union Station at night in Toronto
October 2, 2012 12:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
The splendor of Union Station shines at night when the golden-hued lights illuminate the facade, casting the building in a glow that harkens back to its early days in the Gilded Age of the 1920's. ... read more

Photo of the Day: Downtown Panorama from The Burano

Burano Condos, Toronto Condos, Lanterra Developments, architectsAlliance
October 1, 2012 12:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Today’s Photo of the Day is a panorama captured from the recently completed Burano. The image shows a unique perspective on a slice of the city at dusk as the sun paints buildings in a distinctly ... read more

Photo of the Day: A Look Back at Avenue Road

An archival image of Avenue Road, looking south towards Queens Park, Toronto
September 28, 2012 12:00 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Sourced by Forum member thedeepend, this archival image is a look back at a city on the cusp of the explosive growth that would vault it into architectural modernity. The dominant materials in ... read more

Photo of the Day: Southcore by Night

Downtown Toronto as seen from the Gardiner Expressway
September 27, 2012 12:00 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Although the Gardiner itself is not an attractive piece of infrastructure, the views afforded by the elevated expressway are always impressive. As it threads its way through the city, it provides ... read more

Photo of the Day: A Shattered Look at the City

A skyline view of Toronto from the Automotive Tower Building on Sterling Road
September 26, 2012 12:00 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Framing the CN Tower through a pane of broken glass, this skyline picture was captured by Forum member vic from atop the Tower Automotive Building. read more

Photo of the Day: Toronto From Afar

Toronto skyline as seen from the west
September 24, 2012 12:00 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Sourced by Forum member kris, this beautiful skyline picture was captured from west of Toronto. Covered by a fog rolling off the lake and bathed in a soft morning light, the city appears at its ... read more

Photo of the Day: Couture Meets X

X The Condominium and Couture Condos, Toronto
September 21, 2012 12:00 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
There is no attempt at an apology or a measure to disguise the dominance of these two projects and it is this omission that makes them wonderful. In a city populated with polite point towers ... read more

Photo of the Day: Daniels' Cinema Tower

Daniels' Cinema Tower Condos, Toronto. Designed by Kirkor Architects
September 20, 2012 12:00 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Rising just to the north of the Bell Lightbox, the 43-storey Cinema Tower is helping to complete what was once an underutilized city block. Developed by The Daniels Corporation and designed by ... read more

Photo of the Day: Shangri-La in Full

Living Shangri-La Hotel & Condos, Toronto. Developed by Westbank Corp.
September 19, 2012 12:00 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
There is no better time to open a five-star hotel then during the Toronto International Film Festival. With the transplant of Los Angeles into the city, the publicity is excellent and the revenue ... read more

Photo of the Day: PoMo Plans For Toronto's World Trade Centre

A rendering of the proposed World Trade Centre in downtown Toronto
September 17, 2012 12:00 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
A look at an alternative architectural history for Toronto, these three towers were proposed as part of a massive commercial buildout known as the World Trade Centre. Like the original plan for ... read more

Photo of the Day: L Tower Climbs Skyward

L Tower condos, Toronto. Developed by Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint
September 14, 2012 12:00 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
There is a severity to the erupting shards of Daniel Libeskind's addition to the Royal Ontario Museum that communicate a cold strength; characteristics that colour many of his other projects. The ... read more

Photo of the Day: Montreal Trust Tower

Montreal Trust Tower at 11 King Street West, Toronto. Designed by Page + Steele
September 13, 2012 12:00 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Tucked into the financial district, the Montreal Trust Tower at 11 King Street West is overshadowed by other, much larger members of its modernist cohort. At a time when the scale of office ... read more