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Photo of the Day: Snow on the Danforth

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Danforth, winter, snow
January 7, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Though much of December was unseasonably mild, the month closed out with a blast of wintery weather, blanketing the GTA in snow on the evening of December 28th. In today's Photo of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: U Condos

Photo of the Day, Toronto, U Condominiums, architectsAlliance
January 6, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Giulio Cosmo Calisse, we are taken up to the top of U Condominiums' 56-storey for a dizzying view down ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dream House

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Ïce Condominiums, Lanterra, public art
January 5, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Lori Whelan, takes us to the base of Lanterra Developments' Ïce Condominiums for a look at the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Regent Park Demolition

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Regent Park, demolition
January 4, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The third phase of the Regent Park Revitalization is well under way, with demolition of existing housing having started in late-2015. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Distillery District

Distillery District Toronto Christmas Market, Photo of the Day, Marcus Mitanis
December 24, 2015 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
While the warm weather might be trying to fool us, tomorrow is Christmas Day. Much of the city has been appropriately decorated with festive lights and tinsel, including the Distillery District, ... read more

Photo of the Day: View from Theatre Park

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Financial District
December 23, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Mitul Shah, we are taken to the top of the 47-storey Theatre Park condominium development in Toronto's ... read more

Photo of the Day: Spadina and Dundas

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Spadina, Dundas, Chinatown
December 22, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The hustle and bustle of Toronto's Chinatown is perfectly highlighted in today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Frank Lemire. This shot faces ... read more

Photo of the Day: Frost

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Allen Lambert Galleria, Brookfield Place
December 21, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Photographers are always drawn to Brookfield Place's Allen Lambert Galleria for views of the inspiring Santiago Calatrava-designed atrium. The photogenic space is frequently home to art ... read more

Photo of the Day: Morning in the Financial District

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Financial District
December 18, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We are taken high above Toronto's bustling Financial District in today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Empty Quarter. Captured from First ... read more

Photo of the Day: Erin Mills Town Centre

Photo of the Day, Mississauga, Erin Mills Town Centre
December 17, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The expansion and modernization of Mississauga's Erin Mills Town Centre has breathed new life into 1989-built suburban shopping centre. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Vitrolite

Photo of the Day, Toronto, subway, TTC, Vitrolite, Osgoode
December 16, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The long-forgotten vibrantly coloured Vitrolite tile recently uncovered during renovation work at College Station has drawn much attention in recent weeks. Though not as eye-catching as the tiles ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dusk Cityscape

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, buildings, architecture
December 15, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Despite decades of urban development in and around the Financial District, First Canadian Place has remained the tallest building in Canada since its completion 40 years ago. ... read more

Photo of the Day: Crossing

Photo of the Day, Toronto, TTC, Streetcars
December 14, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The 1911-built Queen Street Viaduct is perhaps best known for a public art component added in 1996, created by artist Eldon Garnet. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Osgoode Hall

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Osgoode Hall
December 11, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Built between 1829 and 1832, Osgoode Hall remains one of Toronto's most important historic architectural landmarks. Home to the Divisional Court of the Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yonge and Eglinton

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Yonge, Eglinton
December 10, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A number of new high-rises are currently in various stages of construction in the Yonge and Eglinton area of Toronto, many of which can be seen in today's Photo of the Day. read more

Photo of the Day: Silhouettes and the City

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Bridgepoint Hospital, sculpture
December 9, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's new Bridgepoint Hospital is the site of a large sculpture garden containing 20 large works by artist William Lishman, officially known as the Max Tanenbaum Sculpture Garden. ... read more

Photo of the Day: Four Seasons Centre

Photo of the Day, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto
December 8, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Completed in 2006, the Diamond Schmitt Architects-designed Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts serves as the home of the Canadian Opera Company and the National Ballet of ... read more

Photo of the Day: Alone at the Top

Photo of the Day, INDX Condos, Toronto, skyline, city
December 7, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Now topped-off in Toronto's Financial District, Lifetime and CentreCourt's INDX Condos offers some spectacular views of the surrounding cityscape. ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fort York Library

Photo of the Day, Fort York Public Library, Toronto
December 4, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The new KPMB Architects-designed Fort York Library is an impressive new neighbourhood amenity in the burgeoning Bathurst-Fort York community. The 16,000 square-foot, two-storey library ... read more

Photo of the Day: Offset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Thompson Residences, King Street
December 3, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is wrapping up and the first residents are moving in to Freed Developments' Thompson Residences, a new condominium development on King Street West, just east of Bathurst. ... read more