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Throwback Thursday: The View from Bay and Harbour

Throwback Thursday, Bay and Harbour, Toronto
October 9, 2014 9:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New pedestrian links continue to improve connectivity between the new "Southcore" district, and the Downtown Core to the north. After years of construction, high-rise office buildings and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy

Photo of the Day, U of T Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy
October 8, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto has been rapidly expanding over the past several years, as new architecturally significant buildings add to the institution's existing catalogue of impressive structures. ... read more

Photo of the Day: 300 Front

Photo of the Day, 300 Front Street West
October 7, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Only a few decades ago, the area surrounding what is now referred to as the Rogers Centre was sparsely inhabited and lacking in retail, amenities and overall street life. In the years since, the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ghost Station

Photo of the Day, Bessarion Station, TTC Sheppard Subway
October 6, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The TTC Sheppard Subway (Line 4) is the most modern rapid transit line in the system, and while much of the line's length has been home to intense urbanization since opening in 2004, the Sheppard ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Salmon Run

The Salmon Run, Bobbie Rosenfeld Park, Photo of the Day
October 5, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
For the longest time, the fountain at Bobbie Rosenfeld Park outside of the Rogers Centre ran dry, with the metal salmon literally fish out of water. The water was turned back on last year, and the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dawn on The Don

Photo of the Day, DVP, Don Valley Parkway, Toronto
October 2, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Opened between 1961 and 1966, the Don Valley Parkway remains one of Toronto's most vital arteries, carrying north and southbound traffic for 15 kilometres between Highway 401 and the Gardiner ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Shangri-La

Throwback Thursday, Shangri-La, Toronto
October 2, 2014 9:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The massive changes Toronto has undergone over the past several years are noticeable everywhere, especially in the area surrounding our downtown core of course, where countless new high-rise ... read more

Photo of the Day: Urban Heron

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, heron
October 1, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The view of the city from the Toronto Islands remains as one of the most impressive vantage points of our growing skyline. The islands, and the nearby Leslie Street Spit also provide an important ... read more

Photo of the Day: Infrared Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
September 30, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Chester Hill lookout is one of those hidden gems that many Torontonians fail to notice when flying past on the Don Valley Expressway. Up on the east cliff of the valley and north of the Prince ... read more

Photo of the Day: Blue Hour on The Gardiner

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
September 29, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Dufferin overpass spanning the Gardiner Expressway has been a popular vantage point for photographers looking to capture the skyline and the Gardiner in the same shot. Today's Photo of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Urban Spelunking

Photo of the Day, subway tunnel, Toronto
September 28, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto is changing fast; a fact we can all recognize. While most of this growth is happening above ground and up into the sky, one of the most significant projects under way at this time is ... read more

Photo of the Day: Kensington Market

Photo of the Day, Kensington Market, Toronto
September 25, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
One of Toronto's most beloved cultural hotspots, Kensington Market easily ranks on most Torontonians' list of most interesting neighbourhoods. For some it is the food, and for others it is the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Moss Park Skyline

Throwback Thursday, Toronto skyline, Moss Park
September 25, 2014 9:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Toronto skyline's impressive growth over the past several years has made for some pretty cool photo comparisons in our weekly Throwback Thursday feature, and today we return with another look ... read more

Photo of the Day: Curved and Broken Glass

Photo of the Day, Loblaws, CityPlace, Toronto
September 24, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The juxtaposition of old and new is something we see a lot of in Toronto, where new development and historic building stock are often situated side by side. Concord CityPlace, despite being built ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sunny Day on Market Street

Photo of the Day, Market Street
September 23, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We are enjoying some beautiful weather this week, and people across the city are soaking in the rays on Toronto's many patios, including the several found on the recently revitalized Market ... read more

Photo of the Day: Searchlights in the Rain

Photo of the Day, searchlights, rain
September 22, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Summer has come to an end, and cool rainy weather is once again the norm. Though this type of weather may not be everyone's favourite, photographers are taking advantage of the moody ... read more

Photo of the Day: Berczy Park

Photo of the Day, Berczy Park
September 21, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A small sliver of green oasis amid the chaos of downtown, Berczy Park offers some impressive views westward toward the Financial District. The view in today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Saucer

Photo of the Day, Toronto City Hall
September 18, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
One of downtown Toronto's earliest modern high-rise projects remains one of the most striking even after almost fifty years. Completed in 1965, architect Viljo Revell's City Hall and Nathan ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Yonge and Shuter

Throwback Thursday, Yonge, Shuter, Bay Adelaide Centre, Toronto
September 18, 2014 9:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's downtown core has been the site of plenty of new construction in the past several years, and in most of our weekly Throwback Thursday the change has been obvious in the photos. In ... read more

Photo of the Day: Billy Bishop Airport and Lake Ontario

Photo of the Day, Billy Bishop Airport and Lake Ontario
September 17, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The historic Canada Malting Silos are one of the few remnants of heavy industry on Toronto's waterfront, sitting adjacent to a shipping channel which separates the mainland from Billy Bishop ... read more