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Photo of the Day: Morning Commute

Waiting for the subway, UrbanToronto
February 14, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Often for the Photo of The Day feature we like to spotlight views of our ever-more-impressive skyline, but it's important to remember all the daily activities that make our city a fascinating ... read more

Photo of the Day: Rising South Core

Downtown Toronto south core
February 13, 2013 12:00 am | by Sam Larson | Comments
There are cranes and construction all over the place in the south core. Ïce is rising steadily in the background, while Ripley's Aquarium of Canada is taking shape in the foreground. ... read more

Photo of the Day: Core Reflection

TD Centre, Toronto
February 12, 2013 12:00 am | by Anthony Galloro | Comments
Today's photo of the day comes from our very own Instagram page, urban_toronto. A refined perspective, the CN Tower shows brilliantly in a reflection captured at TD Centre. The photo ... read more

Photo of the Day: St. James Park

St. James Cathedral, Adelaide St. East, and L Tower in downtown Toronto
February 11, 2013 12:00 am | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
An example of Toronto's unique combination of old and new. Today's Photo of the Day, taken by Forum member udo, shows off one of the oldest cathedrals in the city, the urban canyon of Adelaide ... read more

Photo of the Day: Brookfield Place

Brookfield Place atrium, Toronto
February 8, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
The beautiful atrium in Brookfield Place gets our photo of the day treatment today. A favourite of some of us UTers, it was designed by the brilliant Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, who also ... read more

Photo of the Day: Toronto Marina

Picture of the Toronto Marina on the waterfront, on a sunny winter morning
February 7, 2013 12:00 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
A vantage point some aren't up early enough to witness. Today's photo of the day, taken by Forum member Empty Quarter, shows off the Toronto Marina on a sunny winter morning. The boats covered ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dundas Square

Dundas Square, Toronto
February 6, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
You can't deny the resemblance to New York City's Times Square when you see this image of Toronto's very own Dundas Square. It's the site of a lot of action, both on the street and high above on ... read more

Photo of the Day: Tunnel of Towers

Toronto financial towers
February 5, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Today's photo of the day beautifully captures the tunnel effect experienced when looking down so many of the streets of Toronto's financial district. This one highlights the bright blue sky on a ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sculptural Bay Street

Bay Street Towers, Toronto
February 4, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Today's photo of the day is a view of Bay Street, as seen from Brookfield Place. The geometric sculpture plays against the grids of the Royal Bank and TD Centre towers. Look carefully and you'll ... read more

Photo of the Day: One King West

One King West, Toronto
February 1, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
As our booming metropolis grows we now more often get the chance to re-envision some of our historic buildings not just in purpose but also in design. Today's photo cranes our necks upwards at the ... read more

Photo of the Day: King and University

King and University, Toronto
January 31, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Although Toronto — at least in its core —  is not a city like San Francisco or Vancouver where urban life rises and falls along steep hills and dramatic shifts in the landscape, we do have ... read more

Photo of the Day: Silverplate at Fashion House

Toronto Silver Plate Building and Freed Developments' Fashion House
January 30, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
The 1882-built Toronto Silverplate Building features prominently in this shot by UrbanToronto Forum member Atlantis. The shot focuses on construction progress at Freed Development's Fashion House ... read more

Photo of the Day: Frozen Harbour

Waterfront Skyline Toronto
January 29, 2013 12:00 am | by Sam Larson | Comments
Across the snow-covered lake, we see the new waterfront developments creeping along the once industrial lakeshore. This photo, taken by Forum member Jack Landau from the portlands on a gloomy ... read more

Photo of the Day: Turbulent Steam

Financial District and L Tower
January 28, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Although Toronto's mighty Industrial Age may have passed, with our strongest source of wealth being created in the towering downtown financial buildings, here we still get a factory smokestack ... read more

Photo of the Day: Winter City

Toronto's Bloor Street in January
January 25, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Just in case you needed a reminder, it's very cold outside this week and this photo captures our frozen metropolis quite nicely. Captured by Edward Skira near the intersection of Bay and Bloor, we ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Financial District Rises High

King and Bay, Toronto
January 24, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
It's not just our lake shore that's seeing dramatic changes these days. The financial district at the heart of our city's economic engine has seen quite a bit of change in the past couple of years ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ivory on Adelaide

Ivory on Adelaide, Hariri Pontarini Architects
January 22, 2013 12:00 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Despite frigid weather this week, construction continues full steam ahead at Plazacorp's Ivory on Adelaide, a condominium community going up in Old Town Toronto. Just like dozens of ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Always Present CN Tower

CN Tower and St Felix Centre
January 21, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
For many years, even as our skyline continues to reach higher and higher, we've had the imposing sight of our national tower looming over us from the south. Today's image sent in to us by ... read more

Photo of the Day: GO-ing to The City

GO Trains, Toronto
January 18, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
With the ongoing debate over the necessity of the Gardiner Expressway heating up, it's important to remember the majority of commuters who travel downtown to work daily use other forms of transit. ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Changing Face of University

Ice Rising South of University
January 17, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day, captured by Jack Landau, gives us an excellent view down University. It's a street home to unfortunately more architectual blunders than its few gems. But it's ... read more