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Photo of the Day: Forever Yonge

Photo of the Day, Yonge Street
March 25, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yonge Street has always been one of Toronto's most important thoroughfares. Dividing the entire city down it's north/south axis, Yonge Street sees some of the GTA's most vibrant streetscapes and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dupont

Photo of the Day, TTC
March 24, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Compared to the rest of the world's major cities, Toronto's rapid transit network is very young. Cities like Paris, New York and London have systems dating back to the late 19th century, but here ... read more

Photo of the Day: Alley Life

Photo of the Day, Aura
March 21, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Some call it street art, others call it graffiti.  It is a polarizing topic and chances are that many reading this will have a formed opinion about its presence and prevalence downtown. ... read more

Photo of the Day: Goodbye Winter

Photo of the Day, Aura
March 20, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have all noticed the mercury rising over the past week or two, and now we can finally say goodbye to winter (and hopefully the accompanying winter weather) as today marks 2014's Spring equinox ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Flying Over Pearson

Pearson Toronto International Airport Aerial Sky Shot Skyline
March 19, 2014 12:00 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Today's photo of the day comes from Urban Toronto forum member Jasonzed. This stunning photograph was shot from above Toronto Pearson International Airport, presumably during takeoff. The photo ... read more

UrbanToronto Photographer of the Month: Matt M S

Photographer of the Month, Matt M S
March 18, 2014 12:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In a city as large as Toronto, there is too much for any one person to see or do. With the hustle and bustle of everyday life, inspirational and beautiful moments and images manage to elude even ... read more

Photo of the Day: On the Scaffold

Photo of the Day
March 18, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A lot of interesting things have been built in Toronto over the past several years, and construction continues to reshape our cityscape. While most of our construction sites are destined to live ... read more

Photo of the Day: Northeast

Photo of the Day, Aura
March 17, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work on Canada's tallest condominium is in its late stages, and residents have begun moving in to Canderel's 78-storey Aura at College Park.  In today's Photo of the Day, Forum member ... read more

Photo of the Day: The World Below

Photo of the Day, underground city, Lenser
March 14, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The daily rat race is one of those activities we often dread, but do out of necessity. The rush hour commotion can be felt and seen on city roads, sidewalks and transit lines, but in a city as ... read more

Photo of the Day: World Famous

Photo of the Day, Honest Ed's
March 13, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The sale and proposed redevelopment of Honest Ed's at Bathurst and Bloor has seen much media coverage over the past several months. As the discount shopping landmark and neighbourhood icon's days ... read more

Photo of the Day: More

TTC, 501, snow, Toronto, bay St. downtown, storm, 2014, city hall
March 11, 2014 12:00 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
An unrelenting, bitter cold winter has left many Torontonians longing for warmer temperatures. With the frozen season soon to give way to Spring, it is a bit easier to enjoy some of the beautiful ... read more

Photo of the Day: Bridge of Light

Puente de Luz bridge, yellow, CityPlace, Concord Adex, Concord, Toronto
March 10, 2014 8:50 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
The yellow of the Puente de Luz Bridge catches your eye whether you travel into the city by rail or car. In this photo, by Matt M S in the Urban Toronto forum, you can see the view of CityPlace ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sea of Windows

 Condominiums, Toronto, 'condo city'
March 7, 2014 1:45 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Today's photo helps to justify Toronto's contentious nickname, 'condo city.' Here we see a construction worker on a balcony nearly enveloped by a sea of windows from neighbouring buildings. ... read more

Photo of the Day: Bills in T.O.

Buffalo Bills, Rogers Centre, NFL, Toronto
March 6, 2014 1:30 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
This shot shows the Roger's centre lit up as the Buffalo Bills play against the Atlanta Falcons in early December of 2013, part of an ongoing partnership between the New York team and Toronto. ... read more

Photo of the Day: Linear Arrangement

Toronto Apartment building, lines, geometry
March 5, 2014 1:06 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
As Toronto continues to develops at break-neck speed, high altitude office buildings and condos become increasingly associated with materials like glass and steel. Today's photo, taken by Jack ... read more

Photo of the Day: Passing Through

Toronto-Dominion Centre, Toronto
March 3, 2014 1:00 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
There seems to be a striking visual metaphor present in this photo by Matt M S, with the plane and the modern, monolithic structures that compose the Toronto-Dominion Centre. The Mies van der ... read more

Photo of the Day: Toronto's Skyline in the Cold

Toronto, skyline, winter, cold, cn tower, lake ontario, ice, snow
February 28, 2014 1:01 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Looking southward towards Lake Ontario, this photo, posted on UrbanToronto's Flickr pool by JStokez, gives a bird's eye-view of a bleak and muted city still under the cold, cruel, windy grasp of ... read more

Photo of the Day: Gardiner Expressway

Gardiner Expressway, Toronto
February 27, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Here's a nice shot of the Gardiner Expressway captured from Market Wharf. From this view, it's 'condo city' forming a tunnel surrounding the busy roadway. Gardiner Expressway, image by Edward Skira read more

Photo of the Day: Midtown Geometry

Midtown Toronto tower
February 26, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This great shot was captured by UT Forum member Jack Landau. Do you know which midtown Toronto building it is? Midtown Geography, image by Jack Landau read more

Photo of the Day: Scotia Plaza in the Sky

Scotia Plaza, Toronto
February 25, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
New UT Forum member Matt M S has posted several great photos recently, one of which is this one spotlighting Scotia Plaza. Check out more of his snaps, along with those of other awesome ... read more