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PSR's Photo of the Day: Entertainment District

Queen Street West, Entertainment District, Toronto
February 4, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This photo, from UrbanToronto Forum member AlbertC, provides a snapshot of all the development going on in the Entertainment District. Here we have a nice view of a low-rise replacement project ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: Electric City

Bay Street, Toronto
February 3, 2014 1:00 am | by Michael Harris | Comments
Nighttime photography can be tricky but Forum member Empty Quarter shows his chops with this shot looking south down Bay Street to the core. Bay Street looking south, image by Empty ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: City Lights

CN Tower, Rogers Centre and rail lines at night
January 31, 2014 1:00 am | by Michael Harris | Comments
Forum member lucci captures the colour of nighttime illumination in this unusual perspective of the city after dark. CN Tower, Rogers Centre and rail lines at night, image by lucci ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Goodbye Hooters Ad, Hello 300 Front Street West Condo

Throwback Thursday: 300 Front Street West, Toronto, image by Edward Skira
January 30, 2014 5:45 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
A massive parking lot at a prominent downtown location is the focus of this week's Throwback Thursday. The photo, taken July 15, 2007, shows 300 Front West at John Street in all of its ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: View From Market Wharf

View from Market Wharf Condo with view of L Tower, Toronto
January 30, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Market Wharf condo offers some great views of the city from different angles. This one give us a nice close-up shot of the top of L Tower in its later stages of development as well as the ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: Heritage

Art Gallery of Ontario, Frank Gehry, Grange Park, winter, UrbanToronto
January 29, 2014 1:00 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Photographer Vik Pahwa provides us with a great photo of the Art Gallery of Ontario in the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool. Looming large over the original Georgian-style Art Gallery of Ontario building ... read more

UrbanToronto Photographer of the Month: Freaktography

Photographer of the Month, Freaktography, rockandrollfreak, UrbanToronto
January 28, 2014 4:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Photographic perfection has grown more accessible and affordable in recent years, and with almost everyone possessing some form of camera these days, the art form is getting increasingly ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: The Fairmont Royal York

Royal York Hotel Downtown Toronto, Fairmont
January 28, 2014 1:00 am | by James Bombales | Comments
This nighttime capture of Toronto by Forum member rockandrollfreak features the historic Fairmont Royal York Hotel and the surrounding downtown skyscrapers towering over it. Originally opened in ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: Twisted

Gardiner Expressway from above, image by rockandrollfreak
January 27, 2014 1:00 am | by Michael Harris | Comments
What at first glance looks like a piece of abstract art is in fact a daredevil vantage point shot of a very wintry Gardiner Expressway at night by Forum member rockandrollfreak. Gardiner ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: Cold Sunset On The Railway Lands

GO Transit, Metrolinx, Lakeshore, trains, Union Station, Toronto
January 24, 2014 1:00 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
As the sun sets on another day in the bustling city, another GO Train trudges towards Union Station in this photo by Ben Roffelsen, posted to the UrbanToronto Flickr pool. Passengers eagerly ... read more

Throwback Thursday: CBC's Skyline View Goes To The Ritz-Carlton

Throwback Thursday: CBC's Skyline View Goes To The Ritz-Carlton, image by Edward
January 23, 2014 12:30 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
In a construction-happy city like Toronto views change pretty quickly. Today's Throwback Thursday photo is vivid evidence of this. Here's what the view from the east side of the CBC building on ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: Front Street Looking East

Front Street looking east, Toronto
January 23, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This shot captures the view along Front Street looking eastward. Straight ahead in the middle of the shot we see the work being done at Union Station resulting in the street's partial closer and ... read more

Vintage Canada Contrasted With Demise of Traditional Photography

Kodak Canada, Robert Burley
January 22, 2014 1:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The Ryerson Image Centre (RIC) celebrates the opening of four new photography exhibitions tonight, and for those with a love for vintage photos of Toronto and other locations and events throughout ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: From Polson Pier

Toronto skyline viewed from Polson Pier
January 20, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Here's a shot that sums up this Toronto winter quite nicely. JPbombales has posted this image he captured from Polson Pier — an icy city indeed! Toronto from Polson Pier, image by ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: Liberty Village

Liberty Village area, Toronto
January 17, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
We come back down to street level for today's photo of the day. This image was captured by Forum member krooj from the Liberty Village area. As we gaze eastward, we catch a clear view of the CN ... read more

Throwback Thursday: A Toronto Gas Station Turns Into The Modern Condo

Throwback Thursday: A Toronto Gas Station Turns Into The Modern Condo
January 16, 2014 12:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Toronto's decade-long building boom has changed many areas in big ways. Today's Throwback Thursday takes a look back at one block that has certainly changed for the better. This is the east side ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: The Corner Office

Canada Trust Tower, Toronto-Dominion Centre, First Canada Place, Toronto
January 16, 2014 1:00 am | by James Bombales | Comments
This image, by Forum member lucci, gives us a peek inside some of the offices located within the skyscrapers of the financial district, including: the TD Canada Trust Tower, Toronto-Dominion ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: Gridlock on the Gardiner

Gardiner Expressway, Rogers Centre, Cityplace, Toronto
January 15, 2014 1:00 am | by James Bombales | Comments
Today's photo of the day, by Forum member Empty_Quarter, captures a clear, crisp morning with views of the Rogers Centre, CityPlace and a crowded westbound Gardiner Expressway at rush hour. With ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: From The Top of the L Tower

L Tower in Toronto buy Cityzen, designed by Daniel Libeskind
January 14, 2014 1:00 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Most photos of the Daniel Libeskind-designed L Tower have been taken from a limited number of vantage points on the ground and from surrounding buildings. Ronnie Yip, a.k.a lucci on ... read more

Photo of the Day: Marilyn

Absolute World Condos, Mississauga
January 13, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
There was a time in UrbanToronto history when photos of Marilyn — real name Absolute World — were a pretty regular feature. Though it has long been occupied, the twin towers of this project ... read more