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Photo of the Day: Rubble

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Loblaws Warehouse, Lake Shore Blvd., demolition
March 15, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing demolition of a historic Loblaws warehouse at Bathurst and Lake Shore is turning the heads of passersby and motorists. Before the structure can be rebuilt and incorporated into a major ... read more

Photo of the Day: Storm Over the Lake

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Lake Ontario, Islands, storm
March 14, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing transition from winter to spring has brought us some interesting weather in the past couple of weeks. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr ... read more

Photo of the Day: The ROM

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum, ROM
March 11, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since its 2007 completion, the Daniel Libeskind-designed "crystal" at the Royal Ontario Museum has become one of the city's most photographed landmarks. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fashion House

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Fashion House, Freed
March 10, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Lori Whelan, we are taken to King Street West, just west of Brant Street, the site of Freed ... read more

Photo of the Day: Exhibition Place Bandshell

Photo of the Day, Toronto, CNE Bandshell, Exhibition Place
March 9, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Exhibition Place is home to a wide catalogue of Art Deco and Modernist architecture, with several notable examples scattered throughout the grounds. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yard Work

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Greenwood subway yard, TTC
March 8, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by BruceK, we are taken to the TTC's Greenwood yard. This shot features the yellow-painted RT-20, a 1980-built ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yonge and St. Clair

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Yonge, St. Clair
March 4, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Lori Whelan, we are shown two prominent commercial high-rises in the area of Yonge and St. Clair. This angle ... read more

Photo of the Day: White Out

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Yonge, Dundas, snow
March 3, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
An evening storm dumped plenty of snow on Toronto this past Tuesday, causing mayhem on the roads and sidewalks. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by ... read more

Photo of the Day: Toronto in Blue

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
March 2, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Empty Quarter, we are shown a view of Toronto captured from a plane on approach to Billy Bishop ... read more

Photo of the Day: Cherry Beach Freeze

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Cherry Beach, Lake Ontario
February 29, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Randy Hoffmann, takes us back to the middle of February when Toronto was in the midst of an extreme cold snap. ... read more

Photo of the Day: South Core Aerial

Photo of the Day, Toronto, South Core
February 26, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Few areas of Toronto have been subject to as much change as the South Core, an area named for its location immediately south of the Financial District. Today's Photo of the Day, ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Foot of Yonge Street

Throwback Thursday,Yonge, Queens Quay, Toronto
February 25, 2016 11:01 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Several new developments near the foot of Yonge Street have changed the view from the end of the street in recent years, evidenced in this week's Throwback Thursday. Back in 2009, the view ... read more

Photo of the Day: Saks Fifth Avenue

Photo of the Day, Saks Fifth Avenue, Toronto
February 25, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last week's opening of the first Canadian location of Saks Fifth Avenue garnered much attention from the media, and plenty of interior and exterior photos of the store are now being submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Financial District Layers

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Financial District
February 24, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Lori Whelan, presents a view of Toronto's Financial District. This layered shot is centred on Royal Bank ... read more

Photo of the Day: Old Don Jail

Old Don Jail, Bridgepoint Health, Toronto
February 23, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Vik Pahwa, highlights the Old Don Jail, a historic prison-turned healthcare facility on Toronto's east side. ... read more

Photo of the Day: University and Dundas

Photo of the Day, Toronto, University, Dundas
February 22, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day highlights the changing face of University Avenue. Submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Lori Whelan, this shot features the barcode-like north facade of ... read more

Photo of the Day: In The Belly of the Bear

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Winter Stations
February 19, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The annual Winter Stations returned to much fanfare this weekend, transforming a series of lifeguard stations on Toronto's beaches into works of art and warming stations. In today's ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yonge and King

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Yonge, King
February 18, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Andrew Young, we are shown a view overlooking the Yonge and King intersection. This photo was captured ... read more

Photo of the Day: Cold Morning

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
February 17, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was a busy long weekend of events in Toronto, though frigid winter temperatures kept many Torontonians indoors. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr ... read more

Photo of the Day: Not in Service

Photo of the Day, TTC, subway, Greenwood Yard, Toronto
February 16, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us inside of the TTC's maintenance facility at the Greenwood Yard. In this shot, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by dstuff9, we are ... read more