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Photo of the Day: Fisheye Toronto

Toronto through a fisheye lens
April 8, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This shot of Toronto, shot from way up high, features a great fisheye effect. Posted in our Forum by UT member, bigdaddyhame, we have a great view of the city core and beyond. It gives us a whole ... read more

Neighbourhood Node: (Re)Introducing Corktown

Row houses, Bright Street, Corktown
April 5, 2013 12:30 pm | by Jason Allen | Comments
As Toronto undergoes its largest-ever revitalization, some of its forgotten neighbourhoods re-emerge from the past. One area that is definitely seeing its share of development currently is ... read more

Photo of the Day: TD Centre Noir

Toronto Dominion Centre, Toronto
April 5, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
In Toronto we have a long history of building large-scale complexes all around our city, whether it be the Bay Adelaide Centre or the Mammoth TD Centre. Today's photo of the day, captured by ... read more

Photo of the Day: Palace Pier

Palace Pier, Toronto
April 4, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
We are a city never afraid to reinvent ourselves, whether it be architecturally or culturally. Toronto, for better or worse, has usually been on the forefront of the new. Today's photo, taken by ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Glow From Pier 27

The Toronto Skyline from Waterlink at Pier 27 by night, image by Tomms
April 2, 2013 12:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto's skyline never fails to enthrall when Tomms scales another building and points his DSLR towards the towers. The man has an eye for composition, and knack for knowing how long to keep that ... read more

Then and Now: Bay and Dundas from Above

Bay and Dundas streets, Toronto, circa 1910
April 1, 2013 11:15 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Looking north from the top of the Eaton factory, circa 1910. Dundas crosses left to right/west to east across the middle of the picture. Bay street is the north south street. The church on ... read more

Photo of the Day: Staircase in the Sky

L Tower, Toronto
April 1, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
When land values climb higher in this city so in turn do our buildings. The buildings surrounding our tightly-packed downtown core form what might resemble a staircase in the sky as they stretch ... read more

Photo of the Day: Miniature Metropolis

Financial District, Toronto
March 28, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
From some vantage points even our tallest skyscrapers look not quite so massive. Today's photo, taken by Michael Nalley from the main viewing deck of North America's tallest structure, does just ... read more

Photo of the Day: Downtown Towers at Night

Downtown Toronto at night
March 27, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Today's spotlighted photo was submitted to the Forum by senior UT member drum118. There's a lot of glowing red to be seen in the downtown sky at night! We can easily make out the Scotiabank logo, ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Esplanade in HDR

Toronto, The Esplanade and L Tower, HDR imaging
March 26, 2013 12:00 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
UrbanToronto member Udo uses a special technique for artistic effect in this shot of The Esplanade, with a clear view to L Tower. High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDR or HDRI) allows for greater ... read more

Dizzying Angles Reveal Dynamism of Clear Spirit and Gooderham Condos

Gooderham, Clear Spirit, architectsAlliance, Cityscape
March 25, 2013 3:55 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
We reported last week on the progress of Clear Spirit and Gooderham condos, designed by architectsAlliance for developers Cityscape and Dundee Realty at the Distillery ... read more

Photo of the Day: View of Yonge From Eaton Centre

View from Eaton Centre parking garage, Toronto
March 22, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Toronto's main drag has seen a lot of change over the past 100 years and in another 100 it may look completely different yet again. We can only hope that some of the architecture that our ... read more

Photo of the Day: View From Yorkville

Aura Condo rising, Toronto
March 21, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
It's easy to forget, when considering Toronto's skyline, that our downtown extends much deeper into the city than the wall of of towers along the lake would visually imply. There is a new and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sunset and Snowstorm

Toronto skyline at sunset during a snowstorm
March 20, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This shot comes from UrbanToronto's Flickr pool and was captured by photographer a99lo just last night during the brief snowfall we experienced. That's Queen's Park in the middle as we look ... read more

Photo of the Day: Village Rooftops

Bloordale Village, Toronto
March 19, 2013 12:00 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
UrbanToronto's Flickr pool has been receiving quite a number of contributions lately, like this one from Vik Pahwa, who shares this photo overlooking south Bloordale Village from a ... read more

Photo of the Day: A Mirror on One Bloor East

One Bloor East site, Toronto
March 18, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
It's been a long time since we've featured a photo of our very own UT star photographer tomms, and this one was too good to pass up! We don't ask how he did it, but he's managed to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Castle on the Hill

Casa Loma, Toronto
March 15, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Although a major city like toronto is composed of thousands upon thousands of different buildings, it seems to be the case that a few select buildings define our architecture and attract most of ... read more

Photo of the Day: Southcore Panorama

Panorama of southcore area, Toronto
March 14, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Creating something from nothing has been the story of many of North America's megacities for generations and Toronto is no exception. For the last decade or so this has been especially true when, ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Bay and Its Tall Neighbours

The Bay in downtown Toronto
March 13, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Today's photo of the day was captured by UT Forum member devjohnson. It's a great mix of subjects blending iconic images in one shot. In the foreground we have the historical old building that ... read more

Photo of the Day: Land of Cranes and Fog

Toronto skyline
March 12, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Today's photo of the day is a moody skyline shot captured by UT photographer and Forum member, Jack Landau. In this image Toronto truly is the land of cranes and fog. Makes for a striking picture, ... read more