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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

Photo of the Day: Museum Faces

TTC, Museum, subway, transit, lrt, map, toltec, Toronto, downtown
February 24, 2014 1:00 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
The Toltec figure greets weary-eyed passengers at the TTC's Museum station. Thanks to sigma. for posting this in UrbanToronto's Flickr pool. Museum Faces, image by sigma. read more

Photo of Day: Winter at Pier 27

Waterlink at Pier 27, Cityzen Development, Fernbrook Homes, architectsAlliance
February 21, 2014 1:00 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Today's photo of the day was posted by UrbanToronto Forum member Razz. This is a shot of the current progress of the Waterlink at Pier 27 project at Queen's Quay and Yonge Street. Hopefully, as we ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Future tiff Bell Lightbox / Festival Tower Gets A Crane

Throwback Thursday: The Future Bell Lightbox / Festival Tower Gets A Crane
February 20, 2014 3:20 pm | by Nada Laskovski | Comments
A long-time parking lot that particularly bothered us at UrbanToronto was the one which used to take up almost the entire block bounded by King, Widmer, Adelaide, and John Streets. This week's ... read more

Photo of the Day: Moon Over Trump

Tops of Trump Tower, Scotia Tower, KPMG, Toronto
February 20, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This image, contributed to us by UrbanToronto reader Distiller, nicely captures the moon setting over Trump Tower. Also framed by Scotia Plaza and the Bay Adelaide Centre, with the Spire ... read more

Photo of the Day: Across a Snowy Plain

Toronto skyline from Riverdale Park
February 19, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This view from Riverdale Park, captured by Jack Landau, encapsulates the snowy, cold winter we've been experiencing in Toronto. With March around the corner, let's hope this view turns green very ... read more

Photo of the Day: Maple Leaf Square Pool

Pool at Maple Leaf Square, Toronto
February 18, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
UrbanToronto's Jack Landau has captured a perfect urban moment with this image of the pool at Maple Leaf Square. This particular vantage is from high atop Ice Condominiums. read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: Cold Skate

Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto
February 14, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
There are a few brave folks willing to skate in what has been a record cold Toronto winter. Jack Landau has managed to capture the moment during a cold skate at the newly revitalized Nathan ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Toronto's Office Tower Boom Starts To Roll With The RBC Centre

Throwback Thursday: Toronto's Office Tower Boom Starts To Roll With The RBC Cent
February 13, 2014 2:35 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
For today's Throwback Thursday feature we look at the corner of Wellington and Simcoe. Formerly the location of loading docks for the great mass of railway tracks to the south, the site had become ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: Frozen City

Toronto skyline in winter
February 13, 2014 1:00 am | by Michael Harris | Comments
This shot by Forum member Jack Landau captures the effects that the 'Arctic Vortex' has had on the city of Toronto and the harbour this winter. Toronto skyline in winter, image by Jack ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: Blue Bells

Bell Pay phones in Toronto
February 12, 2014 1:00 am | by Simon Li | Comments
UT Forum member Jack Landau has captured an amazing shot of Toronto's pay phones he's calling 'Blue Bells.' These blue and grey Bell pay phones have a long history with the city and were once a ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: View From Vu

View of Adelaide Street from Vu Condos, Toronto
February 11, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
UT Member udo has captured this wonderfully dynamic image of the view from Vu Condos, located at Jarvis and Adelaide. A busy Adelaide Street takes centre stage as we look westward toward the ... read more

PSR's Photo of Day: Corktown Common

Toronto skyline in winter, Don River Park,  Toronto, West Don Lands
February 10, 2014 1:00 am | by Simon Li | Comments
UrbanToronto Forum member Jasonzed captures Toronto's winter skyline looking west from one of Toronto's newest parks, Corktown Common. The construction depicts Toronto's never-ending growth and ... read more

MaRS Center Phase II: Looking Great at College and University

MaRS Discovery District University College Downtown Toronto
February 7, 2014 6:15 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Last November, we reported that the second phase of the Alexandria's MaRS Discovery Centre had topped off at 20 storeys. Now in February, we have beautiful new photos of the building by ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: Closed

Union Station, Toronto
February 7, 2014 1:00 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Under a layer of snow, equipment and machinery lie in wait under Union Station's open train shed. Despite the cold, snowy winter we're having, crews push on, revitalizing the tired gateway to ... read more