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Photo of the Day: RAW SHIFT Party

RAW SHIFT party, image by Maria Govea
June 28, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last week, local architecture firm RAW Design hosted their 9th annual shindig in a storefront on Queen Street, just east of Broadview. This year's "RAW SHIFT" event brought together a number of ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Water Guardians

Photo of the Day, Toronto, West Don Lands, The Water Guardians
June 27, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Randy Hoffmann, we are shown a recent art installation in Toronto's West Don Lands community. Created by ... read more

Photo of the Day: PCC at Distillery Loop

Photo of the Day, Toronto, PCC Streetcar, Distillery Loop, Cherry Street
June 24, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last week, Toronto gained its first new streetcar extension in over 15 years with the opening of the new Route 514. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr ... read more

Throwback Thursday: South Core's Growing Sea of Glass

Throwback Thursday, South Core, Toronto
June 23, 2016 9:58 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's emerging South Core area has come a long way in just a few short years. Back in the Spring of 2013, the view west from a condominium at 33 Bay Street overlooked three major construction ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline from Mimico

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Mimico
June 23, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Brady Baker, takes us to the GO Transit Willowbrook Yard in Mimico. Captured on a cloudy Sunday afternoon in ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yonge and Dundas

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Yonge and Dundas
June 22, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Bryan Bonnici, takes us to the busy Yonge and Dundas intersection in Downtown Toronto. A 1.6-second exposure ... read more

Photo of the Day: South Core Fisheye

Photo of the Day, Toronto, South Core
June 21, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Several new condominium and office towers have transformed Toronto's South Core area into a lively mixed-use district. Today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto ... read more

Photo of the Day: Route 514

Photo of the Day, Toronto, TTC, Streetcar, Route 514
June 20, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Randy Hoffmann, features a Bombardier Flexity Outlook ALRV being tested on Toronto's newest surface rail line. ... read more

Photo of the Day: St. Mike's Helipad

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, St. Michael's Hospital
June 17, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Evan Russell, takes us to the top of St. Michael's Hospital for a view of the facility's rooftop helipad. This ... read more

Photo of the Day: Lake View

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
June 16, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Rodney Gaviola, features an interesting take on a popular view. Captured from Centre Island, this dusk view ... read more

Photo of the Day: View from City Hall

Photo of the Day, Toronto, City Hall observation deck
June 15, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recent Doors Open Toronto festivities provided public access to a number of restricted spaces, including the long-shuttered City Hall observation deck. While the south-facing has proven to be ... read more

Photo of the Day: Gardiner from CityPlace

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Gardiner Expressway, CityPlace
June 14, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to us from a condominium unit in Toronto's CityPlace community. Submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Brady Baker, this ... read more

Photo of the Day: Urban and Rural

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Burlington
June 13, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day presents a dramatic contrast between rural land uses and the big city. Submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Brady Baker, this telephoto-aided view ... read more

Photo of the Day: Maple Leaf Quay

Photo of the Day, Maple Leaf Quay, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
June 10, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day presents a detail shot of the revitalization of the Maple Leaf Quay apartment complex in Toronto's Harbourfront area. Submitted to the project's Forum ... read more

Photo of the Day: Storm Over Toronto

Photo of the Day, Toronto, storm, Humber Bay Park
June 9, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to us from Humber Bay Park on Etobicoke's waterfront. Submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by ~EvidencE~, this dramatic shot captures a ... read more

Photo of the Day: Parliament Street Data Centre

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Parliament Data Centre
June 8, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features Bresler and Urbacon's new Parliament Street Data Centre in Toronto's Distilery District. Submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr ... read more

Photo of the Day: Flexity Outlook Streetcar

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Leslie Barns, TTC, streetcar, transit
June 7, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last weekend, a number of Toronto buildings opened their doors to the public for the 17th annual Doors Open Toronto. Among these buildings is the TTC's new Leslie Barns streetcar maintenance ... read more

Photo of the Day: Xpression Condos

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Richmond Hill, Condos, Xpression, Zancor
June 6, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to us from the suburb of Richmond Hill, where construction is just wrapping up at Zancor Homes' Xpression Condos. Submitted to the project's Forum thread by ... read more

Photo of the Day: QRC West

Photo of the Day, Toronto, QRC West, Queen Richmond Centre
June 3, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Among the many sites that offered public access last weekend during the 17th annual Doors Open Toronto, one of the most popular was Allied Properties REIT's Queen Richmond Centre West, ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Concourse Building

Throwback Thursday, EY Tower, Concourse Building, Toronto
June 2, 2016 10:01 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday reveals some major changes on Adelaide Street West in Toronto's Financial District. Back in May 2006, demolition prep work was underway at the Tushingham Factory. ... read more