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Photo of the Day: Urban Sunrise

Photo of the Day, sunrise, Toronto
October 21, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The last few weeks brought us some very unpredictable weather, with everything from torrential downpours and heavy fog to glorious sunrises. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Old Mill Bridge

Photo of the Day, Old Mill bridge, Etienne Brule Park, Humber River, Toronto
October 20, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The arched stone bridge carrying Old Mill Road over the Humber River has stood in place since 1916, but it was the first bridge built on site. There has been a bridge spanning the Humber River in ... read more

Photo of the Day: Blood Moon

Photo of the Day, Ïce Condominiums, CN Tower
October 17, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
High-rise development in Toronto continues to contribute to an ever changing landscape, giving photographers seemingly endless opportunities to capture new angles and landmarks. In today's Photo ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Adelaide Street West

Throwback Thursday, Adelaide, Spadina, Toronto
October 16, 2014 9:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Entertainment District has been the site of major intensification over the past several years, transforming the parking lots, warehouses and after-hours venues which once defined the area into ... read more

Photo of the Day: Golden Exposure

Photo of the Day, CN Tower, Royal Bank Plaza, Toronto
October 16, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two iconic examples of Toronto architecture both share the honours in today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by [EyeTheNorth]. In the image below, the ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Basketweave

Photo of the Day, Highway 401
October 15, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Highway 401's route through Toronto carries more cars per day than any other stretch of highway in the world. To carry such incredible volumes efficiently, the highway uses a system of collectors ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fog Noir

Photo of the Day, fog
October 14, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yet another amazing shot of Toronto's recent foggy weather has made the cut for today's Photo of the Day. In this shot, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Ben ... read more

Photo of the Day: Swimming in Fog

Photo of the Day, fog
October 10, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have had a lot of fog in Toronto recently, and the dramatic atmospheric conditions have made for some pretty cool photography over the past couple of weeks. In today's Photo of the Day, ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The View from Bay and Harbour

Throwback Thursday, Bay and Harbour, Toronto
October 9, 2014 10:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New pedestrian links continue to improve connectivity between the new "Southcore" district, and the Downtown Core to the north. After years of construction, high-rise office buildings and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy

Photo of the Day, U of T Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy
October 9, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto has been rapidly expanding over the past several years, as new architecturally significant buildings add to the institution's existing catalogue of impressive structures. ... read more

Photo of the Day: 300 Front

Photo of the Day, 300 Front Street West
October 8, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Only a few decades ago, the area surrounding what is now referred to as the Rogers Centre was sparsely inhabited and lacking in retail, amenities and overall street life. In the years since, the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ghost Station

Photo of the Day, Bessarion Station, TTC Sheppard Subway
October 7, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The TTC Sheppard Subway (Line 4) is the most modern rapid transit line in the system, and while much of the line's length has been home to intense urbanization since opening in 2004, the Sheppard ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Salmon Run

The Salmon Run, Bobbie Rosenfeld Park, Photo of the Day
October 6, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For the longest time, the fountain at Bobbie Rosenfeld Park outside of the Rogers Centre ran dry, with the metal salmon literally fish out of water. The water was turned back on last year, and the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dawn on The Don

Photo of the Day, DVP, Don Valley Parkway, Toronto
October 3, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Opened between 1961 and 1966, the Don Valley Parkway remains one of Toronto's most vital arteries, carrying north and southbound traffic for 15 kilometres between Highway 401 and the Gardiner ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Shangri-La

Throwback Thursday, Shangri-La, Toronto
October 2, 2014 10:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The massive changes Toronto has undergone over the past several years are noticeable everywhere, especially in the area surrounding our downtown core of course, where countless new high-rise ... read more

Photo of the Day: Urban Heron

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, heron
October 2, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The view of the city from the Toronto Islands remains as one of the most impressive vantage points of our growing skyline. The islands, and the nearby Leslie Street Spit also provide an important ... read more

Photo of the Day: Infrared Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
October 1, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Chester Hill lookout is one of those hidden gems that many Torontonians fail to notice when flying past on the Don Valley Expressway. Up on the east cliff of the valley and north of the Prince ... read more

Photo of the Day: Blue Hour on The Gardiner

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
September 30, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Dufferin overpass spanning the Gardiner Expressway has been a popular vantage point for photographers looking to capture the skyline and the Gardiner in the same shot. Today's Photo of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Urban Spelunking

Photo of the Day, subway tunnel, Toronto
September 29, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto is changing fast; a fact we can all recognize. While most of this growth is happening above ground and up into the sky, one of the most significant projects under way at this time is ... read more

Photo of the Day: Kensington Market

Photo of the Day, Kensington Market, Toronto
September 26, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
One of Toronto's most beloved cultural hotspots, Kensington Market easily ranks on most Torontonians' list of most interesting neighbourhoods. For some it is the food, and for others it is the ... read more