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Photo of the Day: Retreating Fog

Photo of the Day, Toronto, CityPlace, fog
April 27, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This April has brought us some interesting weather, with extremes like thunderstorms, snow, graupel, and fog. UrbanToronto Flickr Pool contributor Ben Roffelsen was lucky to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Seagulls at Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
April 24, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Spring is here and the waterfront is once again abuzz with the sound of tour boats and birds. With the cold mostly behind us, more photographers are making the journey out to some of our ... read more

Photo of the Day: Eglinton West Station

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Eglinton West subway station, TTC
April 23, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last weekend, countless transit enthusiasts gathered outside of Eglinton West subway station for a chance to watch the moving of tunnel boring machines Dennis and Lea out of an extraction shaft on ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline in Pink

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
April 22, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Bathurst Street bridge provides an amazing view of Toronto, and the view has been a favourite angle for photographers for years now. Recent additions like the high-rise towers of Concord ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yonge Street Glow

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Yonge Street
April 21, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yonge Street is known for its walkability, culture, and for its tremendous length. The street also serves as an important geographic dividing line between the east and western sides of the city. ... read more

Photo of the Day: Streetcar Flash

Photo of the Day, Toronto, streetcar, ttc, bridge
April 20, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
While neither the longest, widest nor oldest bridge in Toronto, the Queen Street viaduct is easily one of the most photographed. Carrying traffic over the Don River, the bridge was constructed in ... read more

Photo of the Day: CityPlace After the Rain

Photo of the Day, Toronto, CityPlace, sunset
April 17, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
When the skies clear after a heavy rain in the evening, we are often treated to dramatic hues of orange, red, pink and purple. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: 401 Trails

Photo of the Day, Toronto, highway 401, traffic
April 16, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The stretch of Highway 401 passing through Toronto is considered the world's busiest. The 401 is also one of the world's widest highways, stretching up to 18 lanes wide. While most of us are all ... read more

Photo of the Day: City Hall

photo of the Day, Toronto, city hall
April 15, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Architect Viljo Revell's design for Toronto's City Hall has certainly stood the test of time, looking just as modern as it did upon completion 50 years ago in 1965. The most popular angle for ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Dome

Photo of the Day, Toronto, CN Tower, Rogers Centre, SkyDome
April 14, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two of the structures most often associated with Toronto are located in close proximity to one another a few blocks southwest of the Financial District. The CN Tower and Rogers Centre, the latter ... read more

Photo of the Day: Swiss Cheese Vertigo

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Ice Condos, Lanterra, aerial
April 13, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The 57- and 67-storey Ïce Condominiums are now a highly visible element in Toronto's skyline, known for their slender form and distinctive "swiss cheese" roofs. In today's Photo of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dusk Cityscape

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, aerial
April 10, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been seeing a growing number of aerial shots submitted over the past few years, some shot from drones and aircraft, and others captured from the rooftops of Toronto's countless high-rise ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Dundas and Elizabeth

Throwback Thursday, One City Hall, Toronto, Dundas, Elizabeth
April 9, 2015 10:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The area surrounding the Bay and Dundas intersection 'behind" Toronto City Hall has been the site of much development over the past decade, with new commercial and residential projects adding ... read more

Photo of the Day: Spring Snow

Photo of the Day, Toronto, snow, streetcar, TTC
April 9, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Winter may be over, but a light snowfall this past weekend brought Torontonians back to reality, reminding us that Winter weather never leaves without a fight in our city. In today's Photo of ... read more

Photo of the Day: Helicopter Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, helicopter, aerial
April 8, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Aerial views of the city captured from airplane, helicopter or drone are always sure to impress, and we have seen an increasing number of these angles submitted to our Flickr pool. In today's ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ontario Place Pods

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Ontario Place
April 7, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The futuristic architecture of Eberhard Zeidler's Ontario Place is just as captivating today as it was at the time of the park's opening in 1971. Five aluminum and steel "pods", suspended from ... read more

Photo of the Day: Great Hall

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Union Station, Great Hall
April 6, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In addition to the construction of a new train shed and large retail concourse below ground, the ongoing revitalization of Union Station has also beautifully restored the aging finishes of our ... read more

Throwback Thursday: ROM Crystal

Throwback Thursday, ROM Crystal, Toronto, Avenue, Bloor
April 2, 2015 10:50 am | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
Its been nearly 8 years since construction wrapped up on the Daniel Libeskind-designed Crystal at the Royal Ontario Museum, and for this week's Throwback Thursday, we look back at the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Path to Science

Photo of the Day, Terrence Donnelly Centre, U of T
April 2, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Completed in 2005, the Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research is one of the newest institutional buildings at the University of Toronto's main campus in Toronto's ... read more

Photo of the Day: Monument to Multiculturalism

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Monument to Multiculturalism, Union Station
April 1, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto is known around the world for its multiculturalism as much as it is for cold winters and hockey. “Monument to Multiculturalism” by Francesco Perilli, stands in a highly prominent location ... read more