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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

Photo of the Day: Picture in Picture

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Humber Bay Arch Bridge
June 3, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Humber Bay Arch Bridge is one of Toronto's most photographed pieces of public infrastructure. Carrying pedestrian and cycle traffic over the mouth of the Humber River, the bridge has been a ... read more

Photo of the Day: Royal Bank Plaza

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Royal Bank Plaza, Bay Street
June 2, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The two towers of Royal Bank Plaza are far from the tallest in Toronto's Financial District, though their unique design by WZMH Architects makes the complex one of the most photographed in our ... read more

Photo of the Month: Cherry Blossoms in Infrared

Photo of the Month, Frank Lemire, syncros
June 1, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's time again for our Photo of the Month, where we present the highest rated Photo of the Day selection of the previous 4 weeks, along with the runner up, based on combined Facebook shares and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Hollywood North

Photo of the Day, Toronto, film, movie, Suicide Squad
May 29, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto has a long history of serving as a stand-in for other cities in film, some real, some fictional. The city has been buzzing this month about work on the blockbuster movie "Suicide Squad", ... read more

Photo of the Day: Captain John's

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Captain John's, Yonge Street
May 28, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The much-publicized demise of Captain John's floating seafood restaurant has drawn much attention over the past several months, and many simply can't wait to see it hauled off for scrap. The ... read more

UT Flickr Photo Pool Highlights from Doors Open Toronto 2015

Doors Open
May 27, 2015 12:55 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
Last weekend, May 23rd and 24th, Doors Open invited the public to explore 155 historically and socially significant buildings within the GTA. Varying its line-up from a sugar factory to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Torque

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Delta Toronto, Torque
May 27, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recently completed Delta Toronto hotel at the corner of Simcoe and Bremner is now open for business and taking in guests in Toronto's SouthCore area. The new hotel is connected to the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Roundhouse Park

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Roundhouse Park, Fog, southcore
May 26, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A Spring fog overtook the city centre a couple weeks ago, creating some dramatic photo opportunities. Today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by ... read more

Photo of the Day: Feeling Blue

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
May 25, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Blue hour is one of the best times of day to capture photographs. The last natural light of the day mixes with the artificial city lights in today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to ... read more