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Photo of the Day: Scotia Plaza Vertigo

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Scotia Plaza, Financial District
August 17, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Completed in 1988, Scotia Plaza stands as one Toronto's tallest and most distinctive office towers. Rising over 900 feet above King Street West, the office building's red Napoleon granite finish ... read more

Photo of the Day: Citigroup Place

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Citigroup Place, Front Street
August 16, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Completed in 1983, Citigroup Place rises 20 storeys above Front Street West. The building's location at the foot of University Avenue makes it a highly visible and easily recognizable landmark for ... read more

Photo of the Day: Golden Hour Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, buildings, city, skyline
August 13, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's skyline continues to grow with new high-rise developments popping up all around the city. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by ... read more

Photo of the Day: St. Lawrence Hall

Photo of the Day, Toronto, buildings, city, urban, St. Lawrence Hall
August 12, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Designed by architect William Thomas in the Renaissance Revival style of architecture, St. Lawrence Hall was completed in 1850, and has since stood proud at the southwest corner of King Street ... read more

Photo of the Day: Blue Zone

Photo of the Day, Toronto, buildings, city, urban
August 11, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As much of the architecture in Toronto was designed and constructed in the modern era, large expanses of reflective glazing are a common feature in many of our major structures. In today's Photo ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sugar Beach and the Redpath Refinery

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Sugar Beach, Redpath Refinery
August 10, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The juxtaposition of recreational and industrial uses is part of what makes Sugar Beach such an interesting space on Toronto's waterfront. The most traditional view of these clashing styles is ... read more

Photo of the Day: Lightning Across the City

Photo of the Day, Toronto, CityPlace, lightning
August 9, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Some heavy summer storms got in the way of many of the outdoor activities planned for last week's Civic Holiday long weekend. While torrential downpours kept most people indoors, photographers ... read more

Photo of the Day: Bridgepoint Hospital Facade

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Bridgepoint Hospital
August 6, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, HDR Architects, KPMB Architects, and Stantec, the ten-storey Bridgepoint Hospital has won multiple awards, and has been ... read more

Photo of the Day: South Core Fish-Eye

Photo of the Day, Toronto, South Core, city, urban
August 5, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The rapid growth of Toronto's new South Core area continues to replace unused space with new towers, businesses, and residents. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: St. Lawrence at Night

Photo of the Day, Toronto, St. Lawrence, night, city, urban
August 4, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's St. Lawrence neighbourhood is home to much history, culture, and a mix of modern and historic styles of architecture. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Queens Park

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Queens Park, Aura
August 3, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
There are just too many landmarks to list in today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Michael Muraz. This south-facing shot, captured at ... read more

Photo of the Month: Blue Fog

Photo of the Month, Giulio Calisse
July 30, 2015 11:00 pm | 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: The City in The Clouds

Photo of the Day, Toronto, South Core, ICE Condos, clouds
July 29, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's South Core area continues to add new businesses and residents to the once barren land south of the Financial District. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Light Streams

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Gardiner Expressway, Spadina, Lake Shore, downtown
July 28, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing development of Concord CityPlace has brought thousands of new homes and residents to the former railyards west of the CN Tower and Rogers Centre, and there are now only a few ... read more

Photo of the Day: GO Together

Photo of the Day, Toronto, GO Transit, trains
July 27, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
GO Transit's trains currently move approximately 187,000 riders on the average weekday, and the green and white train sets are a very familiar sight on Toronto's rail corridors. With the region's ... read more

Photo of the Day: Cherry Street Bascule Bridge

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Cherry Street Strauss Trunnion Bascule Bridge
July 26, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Cherry Street's path through Toronto's industrial Port Lands includes two bascule bridges. The smaller of the two bridges, known as the Cherry Street lift bridge, carries traffic over the Keating ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ismaili Centre Reflection

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Aga Khan Museum, Ismaili Centre, architecture
July 23, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The new Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre has added two cultural and architectural landmarks to northeastern Toronto. The Ismaili Centre component, designed by Charles Correa ... read more

Photo of the Day: Varsity Blues

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Varsity Stadium
July 22, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto's Varsity Stadium is an important landmark on Bloor Street West, having hosted several important cultural and sporting events over the years, including the legendary ... read more

Photo of the Day: Inside the Eaton Centre

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Eaton Centre
July 21, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With hundreds of stores and over 1.7 million square feet, Toronto's Eaton Centre has been a popular shopping and dining destination since opening in 1977. In today's Photo of the Day, which was ... read more

Photo of the Day: Metro Fog

Photo of the Day, Toronto, fog, downtown
July 20, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day feels like it would make a perfect backdrop for a science-fiction movie. Submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Michael Muraz, this shot shows us the ... read more