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Photo of the Day: Dividing Tracks

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
January 30, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Downtown rail corridor used to be the unofficial southern border of the city centre. Thanks to a continuing wave of development south of the tracks, the 'South Core' area, as it has come ... read more

Throwback Thursday: MuseumHouse and Exhibit Residences

Throwback Thursday, MuseumHouse, Exhibit Residences, Toronto
January 29, 2015 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bloor Street in the Yorkville and U of T areas has been the site of much development activity over the past several years, and several new buildings are set to continue altering the landscape well ... read more

Photo of the Day: Goodbye Inn on the Park

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Inn on the Park, demolition
January 29, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Upon opening in 1963, the Inn on the Park at Leslie and Eglinton was among the city's classiest luxury hotels. Back in the 60s, the Leslie and Eglinton intersection was still surrounded largely by ... read more

Photo of the Day: Spadina Avenue

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Spadina Avenue
January 28, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
One of the most important north/south thoroughfares in Toronto, Spadina Avenue is also among the culturally richest streets in the country. In the 1960s, plans to raze much of Spadina Avenue ... read more

Photo of the Day: Foggy Night in T.O.

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, fog
January 27, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Every once in a while we see a photo that momentarily makes us stop and think "this is Toronto?". While the landmarks are easily recognizable, the combination of towering high-rises and dense fog, ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Icy Quay

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, lake, harbour, frozen, ice
January 26, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Torontonians have a love-hate relationship with Winter weather. The same unforgiving conditions that have led to several extreme cold weather alerts in the city are also responsible for the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Approaching Toronto

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, aerial
January 23, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Flying in and out of Billy Bishop Airport is one of the best and most exclusive ways to see the Toronto skyline. Passengers sitting on the north side of their plane during takeoff and landing are ... read more

Throwback Thursday: King and John Streets

Throwback Thursday, King, John, TBT, Toronto
January 22, 2015 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Entertainment District has been the site of much intensification over the past several years, with dozens of new high-rise condominium developments being added to the landscape. A few ... read more

Photo of the Day: Corktown Faces

Photo of the Day, Corktown, Underpass, Toronto
January 22, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Infrastructure like bridges and overpasses are an important factor in how we move around a city, but they often leave much to be desired aesthetically. The recent opening of Underpass Park has ... read more

Photo of the Day: Purple Hue

Photo of the Day, L Tower, Toronto
January 21, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New high-rise developments, like the recently completed L Tower, are giving Toronto photographers plenty of new angles and opportunities to shoot our impressive cityscapes from above. In today's ... read more

Photo of the Day: Crystal Reflection

Photo of the Day, Royal Ontario Museum, ROM, Toronto
January 20, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Known as 'The Crystal', architect Daniel Libeskind's modern addition to the historic Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) has become one of the most photographed pieces of architecture in Toronto. Located ... read more

Photo of the Day: Hall of Fame

Photo of the Day, Hockey Hall of Fame, Toronto
January 19, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Most people will recognize today's Photo of the Day as the Hockey Hall of Fame, a shrine for Canada's favourite sport, but before the historic building at Yonge and Front served as a hockey ... read more

Photo of the Day: Snowy Tracks

Photo of the Day, skyline, Toronto
January 16, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Bathurst Street bridge is a favourite angle of photographers looking to capture the Toronto skyline from an unobstructed position. With views of the main downtown core and neighbouring ... read more

Throwback Thursday: First Canadian Place

Throwback Thursday, First Canadian Place, Toronto
January 15, 2015 10:56 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For almost 40 years, First Canadian Place has held a commanding position on the Toronto skyline, standing as not just the tallest building in the city, but in all of Canada. From the ... read more

Photo of the Day: L Tower Vertigo

Photo of the Day, L Tower, Toronto
January 15, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is wrapping up and residents are moving in to one of Toronto's newest landmarks. Standing 58 storeys above the Yonge and Front intersection, the L Tower is one of the city's most ... read more

Photo of the Day: Cold Feet

Photo of the Day, Centre Island, Toronto, ice, pier
January 14, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Toronto Islands are a popular destination during warmer times of the year, but not too many people are making the trek out across the harbour this time of year. Surrounded by water, it is ... read more

Photo of the Day: Golden Skyline

Photo of the Day, skyline, Toronto
January 13, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New development has altered Toronto's skyline quite a bit in recent years, and with plenty of new high-rises planned and under construction, our growing skyline will only become more impressive as ... read more

Photo of the Day: Evening Train

Photo of the Day, GO train, Toronto
January 12, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Lakeshore West Line remains GO Transit's busiest rail route, carrying roughly 60,000 commuters per day - over 29% of GO's overall daily passenger volume. In today's Photo of the Day, which was ... read more

Photo of the Day: Museum Station

Photo of the Day, TTC, Museum Station, Toronto
January 9, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Opened in 1963, the TTC's Museum Station is situated just below the Royal Ontario Museum at Bloor and Queens Park. The station underwent a Diamond Schmitt Architects-led revitalization, which was ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Sam the Record Man

Throwback Thursday, Sam the Record Man, Ryerson Student Learning Centre, Toronto
January 8, 2015 10:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Now long gone, but not forgotten by most Torontonians, is the former Sam The Record Man store at Yonge and Gould Streets in Downtown Toronto. Sam Sniderman moved his iconic record store to its ... read more