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Throwback Thursday: 100 Yorkville at Bellair

Throwback Thursday, 100 Yorkville at Bellair, Toronto
February 5, 2015 11:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New development continues to add density to Toronto's trendy Yorkville area, home to some of Canada's most posh retailers and exclusive restaurants. Back in 2007, excavation was progressing at the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Snow Day

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Sony Centre, Front Street, Snow
February 5, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A Winter storm on Sunday night and Monday morning left Toronto's streets and sidewalks inundated with snow. The storm caused quite the headache for commuters at the start of the work week, as ... read more

Photo of the Day: Teardown

Photo of the Day, Regent Park, 605 Whiteside Place, Demolition, Toronto
February 4, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The demolition of 605 Whiteside Place in Regent Park has attracted several photographers over the past several days, and photos continue to appear in our Forum threads and on the UrbanToronto ... read more

Photo of the Day: Snowy Royal Alex

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Royal Alexandra Theatre, King Street West
February 3, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Now in it's 108th year in operation, the Royal Alexandra Theatre on King Street West is the longest continuously-operating theatre on the continent. The beautifully ornate example of Edwardian ... read more

Photo of the Day: Closing Time

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Guvernment, Daniels Waterfront
February 2, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Guvernment nightclub on Queens Quay Boulevard East closed its doors for good on the morning of January 26th, ending a 19-year run as one of Toronto's most widely attended entertainment venues. ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dividing Tracks

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
January 30, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Downtown rail corridor used to be the unofficial southern border of the city centre. Thanks to a continuing wave of development south of the tracks, the 'South Core' area, as it has come ... read more

Throwback Thursday: MuseumHouse and Exhibit Residences

Throwback Thursday, MuseumHouse, Exhibit Residences, Toronto
January 29, 2015 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bloor Street in the Yorkville and U of T areas has been the site of much development activity over the past several years, and several new buildings are set to continue altering the landscape well ... read more

Photo of the Day: Goodbye Inn on the Park

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Inn on the Park, demolition
January 29, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Upon opening in 1963, the Inn on the Park at Leslie and Eglinton was among the city's classiest luxury hotels. Back in the 60s, the Leslie and Eglinton intersection was still surrounded largely by ... read more

Photo of the Day: Spadina Avenue

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Spadina Avenue
January 28, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
One of the most important north/south thoroughfares in Toronto, Spadina Avenue is also among the culturally richest streets in the country. In the 1960s, plans to raze much of Spadina Avenue ... read more

Photo of the Day: Foggy Night in T.O.

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, fog
January 27, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Every once in a while we see a photo that momentarily makes us stop and think "this is Toronto?". While the landmarks are easily recognizable, the combination of towering high-rises and dense fog, ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Icy Quay

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, lake, harbour, frozen, ice
January 26, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Torontonians have a love-hate relationship with Winter weather. The same unforgiving conditions that have led to several extreme cold weather alerts in the city are also responsible for the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Approaching Toronto

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, aerial
January 23, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Flying in and out of Billy Bishop Airport is one of the best and most exclusive ways to see the Toronto skyline. Passengers sitting on the north side of their plane during takeoff and landing are ... read more

Throwback Thursday: King and John Streets

Throwback Thursday, King, John, TBT, Toronto
January 22, 2015 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Entertainment District has been the site of much intensification over the past several years, with dozens of new high-rise condominium developments being added to the landscape. A few ... read more

Photo of the Day: Corktown Faces

Photo of the Day, Corktown, Underpass, Toronto
January 22, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Infrastructure like bridges and overpasses are an important factor in how we move around a city, but they often leave much to be desired aesthetically. The recent opening of Underpass Park has ... read more

Photo of the Day: Purple Hue

Photo of the Day, L Tower, Toronto
January 21, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New high-rise developments, like the recently completed L Tower, are giving Toronto photographers plenty of new angles and opportunities to shoot our impressive cityscapes from above. In today's ... read more

Photo of the Day: Crystal Reflection

Photo of the Day, Royal Ontario Museum, ROM, Toronto
January 20, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Known as 'The Crystal', architect Daniel Libeskind's modern addition to the historic Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) has become one of the most photographed pieces of architecture in Toronto. Located ... read more

Photo of the Day: Hall of Fame

Photo of the Day, Hockey Hall of Fame, Toronto
January 19, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Most people will recognize today's Photo of the Day as the Hockey Hall of Fame, a shrine for Canada's favourite sport, but before the historic building at Yonge and Front served as a hockey ... read more

Photo of the Day: Snowy Tracks

Photo of the Day, skyline, Toronto
January 16, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Bathurst Street bridge is a favourite angle of photographers looking to capture the Toronto skyline from an unobstructed position. With views of the main downtown core and neighbouring ... read more

Throwback Thursday: First Canadian Place

Throwback Thursday, First Canadian Place, Toronto
January 15, 2015 11:56 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For almost 40 years, First Canadian Place has held a commanding position on the Toronto skyline, standing as not just the tallest building in the city, but in all of Canada. From the ... read more

Photo of the Day: L Tower Vertigo

Photo of the Day, L Tower, Toronto
January 15, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is wrapping up and residents are moving in to one of Toronto's newest landmarks. Standing 58 storeys above the Yonge and Front intersection, the L Tower is one of the city's most ... read more