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Photo of the Day: Chester Hill Lookout

Photo of the Day, Chester Hill Lookout, Toronto
February 12, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
One of Toronto photographers' best kept secrets can be found just east of the Don Valley, a few blocks north of Danforth Avenue. The Chester Hill Lookout offers panoramic views overlooking the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Burlington's Brant Street Pier

Photo of the Day, Burlington, waterfront, design
February 11, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Opened in 2013, the Brant Street Pier is a popular destination on the Burlington Waterfront. Extending 137 metres over Lake Ontario on a curved path from Burlington's Spencer Smith Park, the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Terrence Donnelly Centre

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Architecture, Terrence Donnelly Centre, U of T
February 10, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto has constructed a number of notable institutional facilities over the past several years, including the 2005-built Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular ... read more

Photo of the Day: Modern Backdrop

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Architecture, Brant Park
February 9, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We are presented with an interesting mash-up of architectural styles in today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Vik Pahwa. Facing south from ... read more

Photo of the Day: Streetcar on the Move

Photo of the Day, TTC, Streetcar, Toronto
February 8, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The TTC's new Flexity Outlook streetcars are becoming a familiar site on Toronto streets as more of the advanced vehicles enter service. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: 60 Richmond

Photo of the Day, 60 Richmond Street East, Toronto, TCHC
February 5, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Vik Pahwa, we are taken to Richmond Street, just west of Church, for a look at Toronto Community ... read more

Photo of the Day: Cracked Keating

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Keating Channel, ice, Gardiner East
February 4, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day brings us to the Keating Channel, connecting the Don River with Toronto Harbour. As quoted by photographer Randy Hoffmann, "this 25 sec. long exposure ... read more

Photo of the Day: Rooftop Hockey

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Molson Canadian, hockey, rink
February 3, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The mysterious installation of a scaled-down hockey rink atop 120 Adelaide West in Toronto's Financial District captured the attention of the public last month. In today's Photo of the Day, ... read more

Photo of the Day: The 509

Photo of the Day, Toronto, TTC, streetcar
February 2, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's colourful Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Ronaldo Wanyou, takes us to Queens Quay, facing west at Rees Street. Captured after dark, this long ... read more

Photo of the Day: GO Willowbrook Yard

Photo of the Day, Toronto, GO Transit Willowbrook Yard
February 1, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GO Transit's Willowbrook Yard is a large storage and maintenance facility located in Etobicoke, just west of Mimico GO Station. Several GO Transit bilevel trains can be seen at the large train ... read more

Photo of the Day: Home Court

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Air Canada Centre, Raptors, NBA
January 29, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With just a few weeks left until the much-anticipated 2016 NBA All Star Weekend in Toronto, excitement is building among sports fans. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Kicking Up Snow

Photo of the Day, Toronto, GO Transit
January 28, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Plans for a new grade-separation of GO Transit's Barrie corridor and CP Rail's North Toronto Subdivision have been in the news lately, and UrbanToronto recently attended ... read more

Photo of the Day: 299 Queen West

Photo of the Day, Toronto, 299 Queen Street West
January 27, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The historic property at 299 Queen Street West has been an important part of Toronto's media landscape for decades. Constructed in 1913 as the headquarters of the Methodist Church of Canada, the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Hudson's Bay Centre

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Hudson's Bay Centre, Yonge, Bloor
January 26, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Standing at a height of 135 metres above the intersection of Yonge and Bloor, the 35-storey Hudson's Bay Centre has been an imposing landmark since construction was completed back in 1974. In ... read more

Photo of the Day: Vortex

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario, Frank Gehry
January 25, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by edk7, we are shown the underside of the iconic Slaight-Gattuso stairway at the Art ... read more

Photo of the Day: One Park Place

Photo of the Day, Toronto, One Park Place, Regent Park
January 22, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New construction continues to transform Toronto's Regent Park community with the addition of new residential units, public spaces, and improved urban planning. The most recent condominium ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fiery Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, buildings, architecture
January 21, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The popular view of the Toronto skyline from Centre Island makes an appearance in today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Sanjay Chauhan. ... read more

Photo of the Day: One King West

Photo of the Day, Toronto, One King West Hotel & Residence
January 20, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Completed in 2005, One King West Hotel & Residence stands 51 storeys over King Street, just west of Yonge. The condominium and hotel development is featured in today's Photo of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Rink in the Sky

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Financial District, hockey rink
January 19, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Photos of a hockey rink atop 120 Adelaide Street West in Toronto's Financial District generated buzz earlier this month, eventually revealed as part of Molson Canadian’s 2016 #anythingforhockey ... read more

Photo of the Day: Pillars

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Bay Adelaide Centre, Financial District
January 18, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Financial District's newest office building, the east tower of the Bay Adelaide Centre, is now completed and taking in its first tenants. The new east tower and earlier west tower are both ... read more