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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

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