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Photo of the Day: Life in a Box

Financial District, Toronto
April 17, 2013 11:00 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
From afar they may appear to be just random glowing boxes in the sky, but upon closer inspection these individual rectangles and squares contain the professional — and now more often the personal ... read more

Photo of the Day: Faded Reflections

300 Front Street West Tridel Wallman Architects Photo of the Day Toronto
April 15, 2013 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto has always been a city of seasonal extremes. Bitter cold winters and blistering hot summers are partitioned by cool rainy interludes. Despite the often miserable weather, crews across the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Urban Contrast

Downtown Toronto from the west
April 14, 2013 11:00 pm | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
A great city is one that provides for a wide variety of employment, lifestyles, housing forms and, of course, people. Toronto meets that criteria better than most, as today's photo of the day, ... read more

Photo of the Day: Electric City

Downtown, Toronto
April 11, 2013 11:00 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Although the Gardiner Expressway may not be the most popular mode of transportation for people commuting into the downtown core, from this angle it may very well be the most stunning to look at ... read more

Photo of the Day: Burning Bulbs

Looking East, Toronto
April 10, 2013 11:00 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Although we may not be known as the city that never sleeps, if these nighttime lights are any indication we aren't getting much rest either. Today's photo of the day comes to us from our flickr ... read more

Photo of the Day: Aura Surveys the City Below

Aura at College Park, Toronto Condos, Canderel Stoneridge, Graziani & Corazza
April 9, 2013 11:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Today's photo of the day is a hauntingly beautiful shot from the uppermost stories of Aura at College Park. It was captured by our very own star photographer and  UrbanToronto Forum member ... read more

Toronto is Home: A Video by Javin Lau

April 9, 2013 10:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Photos taken by courageous rooftoppers have become a recurring feature on UrbanToronto. The act of infiltrating a skyscraper and sharing the amazing views seen from the top can turn an urban ... read more

Photo of the Day: Curves at Market Wharf

Market Wharf Condo, Toronto, architectsAlliance, Context Development
April 8, 2013 11:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
This stunning snapshot of Market Wharf Condo's undulating balconies shows off this architectsAlliance-designed building to its best advantage. The shot was taken by UrbanToronto ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fisheye Toronto

Toronto through a fisheye lens
April 7, 2013 11:00 pm | 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 11:30 am | 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 4, 2013 11:00 pm | 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 3, 2013 11:00 pm | 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 1, 2013 11:00 pm | 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 10:15 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
March 31, 2013 11:00 pm | 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 27, 2013 11:00 pm | 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 26, 2013 11:00 pm | 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 25, 2013 11:00 pm | 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 2:55 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 21, 2013 11:00 pm | 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