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Photo of the Day: PCC Streetcar

Photo of the Day, Toronto, PCC Streetcar, Queens Quay
June 30, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Built between the 1930s and 1950s, PCC (Presidents’ Conference Committee) streetcars were an integral part of Toronto's transit fleet. At their peak, a total of 745 of these vehicles once roamed ... read more

Photo of the Day: South Core Night

Photo of the Day, Toronto, South Core, Ice Condos
June 29, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New residents and businesses continue to populate Toronto's South Core area, and several more buildings in the construction and planning phases will add even more life to this newly built-out area ... read more

Photo of the Day: Museum Reflections

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Aga Khan Museum, architecture
June 26, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The 2014 opening of the new Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre added an important cultural and architectural landmark to our city. The museum portion of the complex, designed by architect Fumihiko ... read more

Photo of the Day: Peter and Adelaide

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Peter Street Condos, Adelaide Street West
June 25, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
As more and more high-rise condominium developments are completed in Toronto's Entertainment District, we are seeing a surge in photos captured from high above our city streets. In today's Photo ... read more

Photo of the Day: Lightning over Toronto

Photo of the Day, Toronto, lightning, skyline, CN Tower
June 24, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Monday night's storm may have caused some mayhem on Toronto roads yesterday morning, but they also gave photographers some great opportunities to capture lightning strikes. In today's Photo of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Heavy Skies

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
June 23, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The high-rises of Toronto's South Core offer some amazing views of the Financial District to the north. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr ... read more

Photo of the Day: Roundhouse Park

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Roundhouse Park
June 22, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The latest trend in photography has four rotors and limitless potential. Drones are making aerial photography and videography possible for the masses, and we are seeing more and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: UP Express Station

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Union Pearson Express, UP
June 19, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The new UP Express entered service earlier this month, and is now shuttling passengers between Pearson Airport and Downtown Toronto in just 25 minutes, with just two shorts stops in between. The ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline from the West

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, CN Tower, cityscape
June 18, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We see plenty of Toronto skyline photos submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool, showing off the immense growth our city has experienced in recent years. As new development continues to fill out ... read more

Photo of the Day: Metro Hall and the CN Tower

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Metro Hall, CN Tower
June 17, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Constructed in 1992 to house employees of the pre-amalgamation Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto, the 27-storey Metro Hall stands tall on John Street, between King and Wellington. In today's ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Audience

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Michael Snow's The Audience, SkyDome, Rogers Centre
June 16, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mounted on the east and west ends of the north side of the Rogers Centre (formerly SkyDome), "The Audience", an installation by artist Michael Snow, is a familiar feature to many. In today's Photo ... read more

Photo of the Day: Storm Clouds

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, storm, city, urban, view
June 15, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Spring is here, and with it comes some pretty intense weather. Last week's heavy downpour in the Downtown Core made for some impressive photographic opportunities, like the image featured in ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sugar Beach

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Sugar Beach
June 12, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since opening in 2010, the artificial "Sugar Beach" has become a well-visited waterfront hangout. Located next to Corus Quay, and across the Jarvis Slip from the Redpath Sugar Refinery, Sugar ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Concord CityPlace from Blue Jays Way

Throwback Thursday, Blue Jays Way, CityPlace, Toronto
June 11, 2015 10:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Concord Adex's master-planned CityPlace community has been almost entirely built out in recent years, and what was once nothing but disused rail yards has grown to become home to thousands of ... read more

Photo of the Day: Island Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, sunset, skyline
June 11, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The most popular place to photograph the Toronto skyline has always been the Toronto Islands. The growing skyline makes yet another appearance in today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted ... read more

Photo of the Day: Commerce Captured

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Commerce Court, Financial District, Architecture
June 10, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today we feature yet another photo captured during Doors Open 2015, the yearly festival that gives the public access to important buildings and spaces around the city. In today's Photo of the Day, ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ice and Fog

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Ïce Condos, CN Tower
June 9, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The 57 and 67-storey towers of Ïce Condos are becoming a well known landmark in Toronto's South Core area. Capped in distinctive "swiss cheese" roof elements, the two slender towers are ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fountain on University Avenue

Fountain on University Avenue
June 8, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Closed in 2009 due to water leakage into Osgoode subway station below, the decorative fountains in the centre of University Avenue, just north of Queen, are now back on - just in time for the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Observing the Square

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Nathan Phillips Square, City Hall, Doors Open 2015
June 5, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Every Spring, Doors Open Toronto gives the public inside access to some of the city's most important cultural and architectural landmarks. We have already featured a number of photos from the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Polson Pier Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, sunset, skyline, Polson Pier
June 4, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Polson Pier provides a perfect solution for those looking for a postcard-worthy skyline view, but who don't have the time to catch a ferry to and from the islands. Located in Toronto's industrial ... read more