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Photo of the Day: Track Work

Photo of the Day, Toronto, TTC, streetcar, track replacement
April 6, 2016 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since March 29th, the TTC and the City of Toronto have been in the process of replacing streetcar tracks and sidewalks at the intersection of King Street West and Charlotte Street. A second ... read more

Photo of the Day: Vibrant Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, sunset, dusk
April 5, 2016 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to us from UrbanToronto Forum contributor MoshiMoshiii, who submitted this shot of the Financial District to our Toronto skyline Forum thread. Captured from a ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dusk on Ward's Island

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Ward's Island, dusk
April 4, 2016 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Some of the best views of the Toronto skyline can be found on the Islands. In today’s Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by A Great Capture, we are shown a view ... read more

Photo of the Day: Double Vision

Photo of the Day, Toronto, X Condos, Double Vision, Shayne Dark
April 3, 2016 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In addition to their skyline contributions, most Toronto condominium developments contribute art to the public realm. One such example is Great Gulf Homes' X The Condominium, a 44-storey ... read more

Photo of the Day: Four Seasons Windows

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Four Seasons, architectsAlliance
March 31, 2016 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Completed in 2012, the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences features 52- and 26-storey towers designed by architectsAlliance. In today’s Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Views of Toronto Skylines from The Madison at Yonge and Eglinton

The Madison, Kirkor Architects, Madison Homes, Toronto
March 31, 2016 2:11 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We had the opportunity to tour Madison Homes' The Madison yesterday, a large mixed-use development under construction on Eglinton Avenue a short distance east of Yonge Street and ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Berczy

Throwback Thursday, Church, Front, The Berczy, Concert, Toronto
March 31, 2016 9:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday focuses in on an intensification project that has added new density to Toronto's St. Lawrence District. Shot on May 1, 2006, three three-storey structures run along ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Core

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Financial District, downtown
March 30, 2016 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today’s Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Andrew Young, we are taken to the rooftop of the 48-storey Burano Condos for a south-facing view towards ... read more

Photo of the Day: Financial District

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Financial District, aerial, downtown
March 29, 2016 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Many of Canada's tallest buildings can be found in Toronto's Financial District. In today’s Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Andrew Young, we are shown an ... read more

Photo of the Day: Tunnel Rush

Photo of the Day, TTC, subway, transit, Toronto
March 28, 2016 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the TTC's Line 1 now dominated by the new TR rolling stock, front-window views from subway trains have become much rarer in recent years. These views are still easy to capture on Line 2 and ... read more

Photo of the Day: 504 King

Photo of the Day, TTC, 504, streetcar, transit, Toronto
March 27, 2016 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's streetcars are heavily featured in photographs of our city, including the image in today’s Photo of the Day. Submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by REI LAVRADOR, this ... read more

Photo of the Day: Concourse Building Glory

Art Deco Concourse Building facade at EY Tower, Toronto
March 23, 2016 11:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We've run several front page stories covering the construction of Oxford Properties' EY Tower in Downtown Toronto. We are paying a lot of attention to this office tower as it is not only a major ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dusk in Mississauga

Photo of the Day, Mississauga, skyline
March 22, 2016 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
While subdivisions have historically made up the bulk of housing stock in Mississauga, our neighbour to the west has seen a surge in high-rise construction in recent years, creating a growing ... read more

Photo of the Day: Traffic Trails

Photo of the Day, Toronto, CityPlace, Gardiner Expressway
March 21, 2016 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Long exposure photographs of traffic create long streaks of white and red light while illuminating the surrounding road surfaces in a dramatic fashion. In today’s Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Storm Clouds over the City

Photo of the Day, Toronto, CityPlace, storm clouds
March 20, 2016 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today’s Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Ben Roffelsen, we are shown a view of storm clouds captured from a high-rise condo tower at Spadina and Bremner ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Steam Canoe

The Steam Canoe, Winter Stations 2016, Toronto
March 17, 2016 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
There are now just a couple days remaining to view the winning entries of Winter Stations 2016. For those who haven't had the chance to visit Balmy, Kew, and Ashbridges Bay Beaches since ... read more

Photo of the Day: Uno Prii's Americana

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Uno Prii, Erskine Avenue, Americana
March 16, 2016 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Some of the best examples of mid 20th-century rental housing in Toronto were designed by the Estonian-born Canadian architect Uno Prii in the Mid century expressionist style. While many of Uno ... read more

Photo of the Day: Gardiner in Long Exposure

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Gardiner Expressway
March 15, 2016 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A long exposure view of the Gardiner Expressway, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Andrew Young, is featured in today's Photo of the Day. Captured at night from ... read more