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Photo of the Day: Dusk Skyline

Photo of the Day, skyline, Toronto
February 27, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's skyline is changing by the day as new high-rises continue to populate our downtown. With no clear end in sight to the ongoing building boom, our skyline could soon have some major ... read more

Photo of the Day: CN Tower Up Close

Photo of the Day, Toronto, CN Tower
February 26, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The CN Tower no longer holds the title for tallest structure in the world after being surpassed in height by the Burj Khalifa in 2010, and the Abraj Al Bait Towers and Tokyo Skytree in ... read more

Photo of the Day: Setting to the West

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Humber Bay Shores, sunset
February 25, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We had quite a sunset this past weekend, and a few photos were posted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool, including today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted by Ben ... read more

Photo of the Day: Frozen Humber Bay

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Humber Bay, skyline, ice, lake, frozen
February 24, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Many of our recent Photo of the Day selections have highlighted the extreme cold Toronto has been experiencing throughout February. The trend continues in today's Photo of the Day, which was ... read more

Photo of the Day: York and Adelaide

Photo of the Day, Toronto, York, Adelaide, Financial District
February 23, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The York and Adelaide intersection sits in the heart of Toronto's Financial District, just north of King Street and east of University Avenue. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ice and Fog

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
February 20, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
If you are lucky, you haven't been outside in a week, or you are somewhere with palm trees and sunshine. For the rest of us, it has been a cold one. Frigid temperatures in the -20s (not including ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Burano

Throwback Thursday, Burano, Bay Street, Toronto
February 19, 2015 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bay Street is synonymous with finance in Toronto, and Bay Street is often used as a metonym for our financial core in the same way that Wall Street is associated with US finance. North of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Happy Chinese New Year!

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Chinatown, Chinese New Year
February 19, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today marks the Lunar New Year, and the start of the Year of the Goat in Chinese tradition. To celebrate the event, the Chinatown BIA will be hosting events on February 21st and 22nd in Chinatown, ... read more

Photo of the Day: River of Light

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Gardiner Expressway, highway
February 18, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Though the Gardiner Expressway contributes to a less-than-ideal pedestrian environment, it is hard to deny that the elevated artery can be quite a beautiful sight in the right conditions. ... read more

Photo of the Day: Green for GO

Photo of the Day, Toronto, GO Transit, train, rail corridor
February 17, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GO Transit's busiest route is the Lakeshore West Line, which moves an impressive average of roughly 60,000 commuters per day in and out of Downtown Toronto. In today's Photo of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Pearson International Airport

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Pearson International Airport
February 13, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Pearson International Airport is the largest and busiest airport in Canada, serving tens of millions of passengers each year. In 2013, over 36 million passengers passed through Pearson, travelling ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 155 Cumberland and 130 Bloor Street West

Throwback Thursday, 155 Cumberland and 130 Bloor Street West, Toronto
February 12, 2015 10:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Intensification has done a lot for the Bloor-Yorkville area in recent years, and new developments continue to add new homes and businesses to the chic, luxurious neighbourhood. Among the more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Princes' Gate

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Exhibition Place, Princes' Gate
February 12, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Designed by architects Chapman & Oxley, Princes' Gate has greeted guests of Exhibition Place since the grand entrance opened in 1927. The large ornate archway is flanked on each side by ... read more

Photo of the Day: Above Front Street

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Front Street
February 11, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Front Street is easily among the most important streets running through Toronto's Financial District. Between Yonge and York Streets, Front has been a hive of construction activity for several ... read more

Photo of the Day: Game Time

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Air Canada Centre, Raptors
February 10, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The banners hanging from the rafter in the Air Canada Centre give insight into Toronto's long-standing love affair with the sport of hockey. The struggling Toronto Maple Leafs remain one of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Warden Station

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Warden Station, subway
February 9, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Warden Station opened back in May of 1968, and served as the eastern terminus of the Bloor Danforth Line until Kennedy Station opened to the east in 1980. Located at the southeast corner ... read more

Photo of the Day: Offramp

Photo of the Day, York-Bay-Yonge offramp, Toronto
February 6, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The looping York-Bay-Yonge offramp from the Gardiner Expressway will be torn down and replaced by a shorter ramp to meet ground level at Simcoe Street in the next few years, greatly ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 100 Yorkville at Bellair

Throwback Thursday, 100 Yorkville at Bellair, Toronto
February 5, 2015 10:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New development continues to add density to Toronto's trendy Yorkville area, home to some of Canada's most posh retailers and exclusive restaurants. Back in 2007, excavation was progressing at the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Snow Day

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Sony Centre, Front Street, Snow
February 5, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A Winter storm on Sunday night and Monday morning left Toronto's streets and sidewalks inundated with snow. The storm caused quite the headache for commuters at the start of the work week, as ... read more

Photo of the Day: Teardown

Photo of the Day, Regent Park, 605 Whiteside Place, Demolition, Toronto
February 4, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The demolition of 605 Whiteside Place in Regent Park has attracted several photographers over the past several days, and photos continue to appear in our Forum threads and on the UrbanToronto ... read more