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Photo of the Day: Fisheye Flat-Top

Photo of the Day, Toronto, OCAD U, Sharp Centre for Design, Architecture
July 15, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Completed in 2004, the Sharp Centre for Design at OCAD University has become the school's signature landmark. Designed by Will Alsop of Alsop Architects with Young + Wright ... read more

Photo of the Day: AGO Details

Photo of the Day, Toronto, AGO, Gehry, Architecture
July 14, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Led by Toronto-born starchitect Frank Gehry, the 2004-2008 transformation of the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) gave the facility a bold new look while uniting the various areas of the museum with ... read more

Photo of the Day: BMO Field

Photo of the Day, Toronto, BMO Field, soccer stadium
July 13, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The home of the Toronto FC of Major Leage Soccer (MLS), known locally as BMO Field, is currently being referred to as 'Exhibition Stadium' during the 2015 Pan Am and Para Pan Am Games. The stadium ... read more

Photo of the Day: Kensington Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, night, city, urban, skyline
July 10, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Kensington Market is major draw for tourists and locals alike, offering food, shopping, and plenty of culture. The rooftops of Chinatown and Kensington also offer amazing views of the city ... read more

Photo of the Day: Highway Lanes and Tower Cranes

Photo of the Day, Toronto, night, city, urban
July 9, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The drive into Downtown Toronto on the Gardiner Expressway is growing more dramatic each year, as new high-rise developments form a canyon on either side of the highway. In today's Photo of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Blue Fog

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, night, fog, lights, city, urban
July 8, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day brings us yet another view of the fast-changing Toronto skyline. Submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Giulio Calisse, this moody shot captures a fog ... read more

Photo of the Day: Toronto From the Air

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, aerial view, airplane
July 7, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Aerial angles of Toronto's dense city centre are always appreciated, and today's Photo of the Day does a great job showing off the tremendous vertical growth our city has experienced in recent ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Big X

Photo of the Day, Toronto, financial district, Yonge, King
July 6, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The intersection of Yonge and King is home to some impressive early-20th-century architecture, and King Subway Station on the TTC's Line 1. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Canada Day Fireworks

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, fireworks, Canada Day
July 3, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Every year, the night sky is lit up by the glow of fireworks on Canada Day, a spectacle that attracts droves of photographers to locations like Harbourfront, Ashbridges Bay, and Canada's ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Bremner and Rees

Throwback Thursday, Bremner, Rees, CityPlace, Toronto
July 2, 2015 10:54 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's vertical community of Concord CityPlace has been almost completely built out over the last decade and a half, with just a few plots of land remaining and soon to be developed. 13 years ... read more

Photo of the Month: Polson Pier Skyline

Photo of the Month, Ben Roffelsen
July 2, 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: PCC Streetcar

Photo of the Day, Toronto, PCC Streetcar, Queens Quay
June 30, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Built between the 1930s and 1950s, PCC (Presidents’ Conference Committee) streetcars were an integral part of Toronto's transit fleet. At their peak, a total of 745 of these vehicles once roamed ... read more

Photo of the Day: South Core Night

Photo of the Day, Toronto, South Core, Ice Condos
June 29, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New residents and businesses continue to populate Toronto's South Core area, and several more buildings in the construction and planning phases will add even more life to this newly built-out area ... read more

Photo of the Day: Museum Reflections

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Aga Khan Museum, architecture
June 26, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The 2014 opening of the new Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre added an important cultural and architectural landmark to our city. The museum portion of the complex, designed by architect Fumihiko ... read more

Photo of the Day: Peter and Adelaide

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Peter Street Condos, Adelaide Street West
June 25, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
As more and more high-rise condominium developments are completed in Toronto's Entertainment District, we are seeing a surge in photos captured from high above our city streets. In today's Photo ... read more

Photo of the Day: Lightning over Toronto

Photo of the Day, Toronto, lightning, skyline, CN Tower
June 24, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Monday night's storm may have caused some mayhem on Toronto roads yesterday morning, but they also gave photographers some great opportunities to capture lightning strikes. In today's Photo of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Heavy Skies

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
June 23, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The high-rises of Toronto's South Core offer some amazing views of the Financial District to the north. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr ... read more

Photo of the Day: Roundhouse Park

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Roundhouse Park
June 22, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The latest trend in photography has four rotors and limitless potential. Drones are making aerial photography and videography possible for the masses, and we are seeing more and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: UP Express Station

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Union Pearson Express, UP
June 19, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The new UP Express entered service earlier this month, and is now shuttling passengers between Pearson Airport and Downtown Toronto in just 25 minutes, with just two shorts stops in between. The ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline from the West

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, CN Tower, cityscape
June 18, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We see plenty of Toronto skyline photos submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool, showing off the immense growth our city has experienced in recent years. As new development continues to fill out ... read more