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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

Photo of the Day: Rubble

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Loblaws Warehouse, Lake Shore Blvd., demolition
March 14, 2016 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing demolition of a historic Loblaws warehouse at Bathurst and Lake Shore is turning the heads of passersby and motorists. Before the structure can be rebuilt and incorporated into a major ... read more

Photo of the Day: Storm Over the Lake

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Lake Ontario, Islands, storm
March 13, 2016 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing transition from winter to spring has brought us some interesting weather in the past couple of weeks. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr ... read more

Photo of the Day: The ROM

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum, ROM
March 11, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since its 2007 completion, the Daniel Libeskind-designed "crystal" at the Royal Ontario Museum has become one of the city's most photographed landmarks. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fashion House

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Fashion House, Freed
March 10, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Lori Whelan, we are taken to King Street West, just west of Brant Street, the site of Freed ... read more

Photo of the Day: Exhibition Place Bandshell

Photo of the Day, Toronto, CNE Bandshell, Exhibition Place
March 9, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Exhibition Place is home to a wide catalogue of Art Deco and Modernist architecture, with several notable examples scattered throughout the grounds. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yard Work

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Greenwood subway yard, TTC
March 8, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by BruceK, we are taken to the TTC's Greenwood yard. This shot features the yellow-painted RT-20, a 1980-built ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yonge and St. Clair

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Yonge, St. Clair
March 4, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Lori Whelan, we are shown two prominent commercial high-rises in the area of Yonge and St. Clair. This angle ... read more

Photo of the Day: White Out

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Yonge, Dundas, snow
March 3, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
An evening storm dumped plenty of snow on Toronto this past Tuesday, causing mayhem on the roads and sidewalks. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by ... read more