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Photo of the Day: City Hall

photo of the Day, Toronto, city hall
April 15, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Architect Viljo Revell's design for Toronto's City Hall has certainly stood the test of time, looking just as modern as it did upon completion 50 years ago in 1965. The most popular angle for ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Dome

Photo of the Day, Toronto, CN Tower, Rogers Centre, SkyDome
April 14, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two of the structures most often associated with Toronto are located in close proximity to one another a few blocks southwest of the Financial District. The CN Tower and Rogers Centre, the latter ... read more

Photo of the Day: Swiss Cheese Vertigo

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Ice Condos, Lanterra, aerial
April 13, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The 57- and 67-storey Ïce Condominiums are now a highly visible element in Toronto's skyline, known for their slender form and distinctive "swiss cheese" roofs. In today's Photo of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dusk Cityscape

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, aerial
April 10, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been seeing a growing number of aerial shots submitted over the past few years, some shot from drones and aircraft, and others captured from the rooftops of Toronto's countless high-rise ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Dundas and Elizabeth

Throwback Thursday, One City Hall, Toronto, Dundas, Elizabeth
April 9, 2015 10:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The area surrounding the Bay and Dundas intersection 'behind" Toronto City Hall has been the site of much development over the past decade, with new commercial and residential projects adding ... read more

Photo of the Day: Spring Snow

Photo of the Day, Toronto, snow, streetcar, TTC
April 9, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Winter may be over, but a light snowfall this past weekend brought Torontonians back to reality, reminding us that Winter weather never leaves without a fight in our city. In today's Photo of ... read more

Photo of the Day: Helicopter Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, helicopter, aerial
April 8, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Aerial views of the city captured from airplane, helicopter or drone are always sure to impress, and we have seen an increasing number of these angles submitted to our Flickr pool. In today's ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ontario Place Pods

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Ontario Place
April 7, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The futuristic architecture of Eberhard Zeidler's Ontario Place is just as captivating today as it was at the time of the park's opening in 1971. Five aluminum and steel "pods", suspended from ... read more

Photo of the Day: Great Hall

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Union Station, Great Hall
April 6, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In addition to the construction of a new train shed and large retail concourse below ground, the ongoing revitalization of Union Station has also beautifully restored the aging finishes of our ... read more

Throwback Thursday: ROM Crystal

Throwback Thursday, ROM Crystal, Toronto, Avenue, Bloor
April 2, 2015 10:50 am | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
Its been nearly 8 years since construction wrapped up on the Daniel Libeskind-designed Crystal at the Royal Ontario Museum, and for this week's Throwback Thursday, we look back at the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Path to Science

Photo of the Day, Terrence Donnelly Centre, U of T
April 2, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Completed in 2005, the Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research is one of the newest institutional buildings at the University of Toronto's main campus in Toronto's ... read more

Photo of the Day: Monument to Multiculturalism

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Monument to Multiculturalism, Union Station
April 1, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto is known around the world for its multiculturalism as much as it is for cold winters and hockey. “Monument to Multiculturalism” by Francesco Perilli, stands in a highly prominent location ... read more

Photo of the Month: Galleria Stairs

Photo of the Month, Toronto, Allen Lambert Galleria, Brookfield Place
March 31, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Reader submitted content is a big part of making UrbanToronto such a visually appealing news source, and our daily Photo of the Day selections are one of the many ways we highlight Toronto's ... read more

Photo of the Day: Driftwood Throne

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Winter Stations, Driftwood Throne
March 30, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This Winter, the shores of Kew and Balmy Beaches were given an injection of life and warmth with RAW Design, Ferris + Associates and Curio's inaugural Winter Stations. In ... read more

Photo of the Day: Galleria Stairs

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Allen Lambert Galleria
March 27, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Allen Lambert Galleria at Brookfield Place is one of the most photographed spots in the city. The Santiago Calatrava-designed atrium appears in many films and TV shows depicting Toronto, and ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Adelaide Street East of Frederick

Throwback Thursday, Rezen Condos, Toronto, Adelaide, Frederick
March 26, 2015 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New development has had an incredible gentrifying effect on the east side of Toronto in recent years, bringing thousands of new residents and a growing collection of hip shops and restaurants to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Oblong Spiral

Photo of the Day, Toronto, UTSC Andrews Building
March 26, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Australian architect John Andrews is perhaps best known around Toronto for his design for the iconic CN Tower, a structure known internationally for it's record-setting height. John Andrews is ... read more

Photo of the Day: View from Ireland Park

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Ireland Park
March 25, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
There are plenty of popular vantage points from which to view the Toronto skyline, in fact, there are more than enough spots to fill their own article. Photographers can often be found camped out ... read more

Photo of the Day: Urban Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, sunset
March 24, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Most photographers will tell you that views of the city are best enjoyed right around the time of sunrise or sunset, when the low sun's natural tones and the city's abundant artificial light glow ... read more

Photo of the Day: Streetcar on Spadina

Photo of the Day, Toronto, TTC, streetcar, transit
March 20, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since entering service last year, the TTC's new Flexity Outlook streetcars have become a familiar sight on the Spadina and Harbourfront routes. Despite production delays, 30 of these vehicles are ... read more