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Photo of the Day: Freedom Arches

Photo of the Day, Freedom Arches, Nathan Phillips Square
November 12, 2014 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Freedom Arches over the reflecting pond at Nathan Phillips Square were an original feature in Viljo Revell's architectural landmark, but it was only in 1989 that they were officially given ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ryerson's New Student Learning Centre

Photo of the Day, Toronto, The Ryerson Student Learning Centre
November 11, 2014 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yonge Street's newest landmark, the Ryerson Student Learning Centre, has garnered plenty of attention throughout its construction at Yonge and Gould Streets. The new Zeidler Partnership ... read more

Photo of the Day: Bay Adelaide Rising

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Bay Adelaide Centre, Financial District
November 10, 2014 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Financial District has been dramatically transformed over the past several years. The construction of the long-awaited Bay Adelaide Centre's west tower and the re-cladding of First ... read more

Photo of the Day: From a Distance

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
November 7, 2014 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
There are plenty of vantage points from which to view Toronto's skyline, and just when we thought we had seen them all, one of our Flickr contributors came through with another fresh angle of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skywalkers

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Eaton Centre
November 6, 2014 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Eaton Centre is connected to the adjacent Hudson's Bay Building via an elevated walkway running over Queen Street, just west of Yonge. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Toronto Harbour in Infrared

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
November 5, 2014 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Our ever-expanding skyline has been given countless new additions over the past few years, many of which can be found in the up-and-coming "South Core" district. In today's Photo of the Day, which ... read more

Photo of the Day: Closing Time

Photo of the Day, Rogers Centre, SkyDome , Toronto
November 4, 2014 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Opened in 1989 as the SkyDome, the now-renamed Rogers Centre still manages to impress with its massive scale even after a quarter century. The stadium was an engineering marvel in its early days, ... read more

Photo of the Day: North of the Core

Photo of the Day, First Canadian Place view, Toronto
November 3, 2014 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Some of the coolest photos we see on UrbanToronto come from the upper reaches of our city's several skyscrapers. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr ... read more

Photo of the Day: Masked Protector

Photo of the Day, Spider-Man, skyline, Toronto
October 31, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have seen plenty of amazing shots from the photographers in Toronto's "rooftopping" community, most of which focus on the views found from the roofs of the city's high-rise buildings. In ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The AGO

Throwback Thursday, AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
October 30, 2014 11:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
There has been quite a bit of hype over the past couple of years regarding Mirvish + Gehry Toronto, a recently approved two-tower mixed-use development that will scrape the skies above King Street ... read more

Photo of the Day: Streetcar on Queens Quay

Photo of the Day, Queens Quay, streetcar, TTC, Toronto
October 30, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC streetcars are once again running on Queens Quay Boulevard, and public transit riders have already started benefiting from the reintroduction of streetcar service. Our iconic streetcar fleet ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline at Blue Hour

Photo of the Day, skyline, Toronto
October 29, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Toronto skyline changes by the day, giving urban enthusiasts a unique way of dating photographs of the city. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr ... read more

Photo of the Day: Lightning over Downtown

Photo of the Day, skyline, Toronto
October 28, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The weather is getting colder as Winter draws closer, but images of Summer in Toronto continue to appear in our Flickr Pool. Snowstorms will soon be replacing thunderstorms, like the dramatic ... read more

Photo of the Day: Crowded

Photo of the Day, Commerce Court, Financial District
October 27, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The densely clustered Financial District is home to many of Canada's largest firms and corporations, and the unique conglomeration of both modern and historic high-rises makes for some ... read more

Photo of the Day: Empty Offramp

Photo of the Day, York-Bay-Yonge offramp, Gardiner Expressway, Toronto
October 24, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Torontonians are fairly used to seeing the Gardiner Expressway and its main downtown offramps packed with traffic. This is not the case in today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Spadina Avenue and Concord CityPlace

Throwback Thursday, Adelaide, Spadina, Toronto
October 23, 2014 9:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
During the past several years, the construction of Concord CityPlace has added a tremendous amount of density to the former railway lands bounded by Front Street, Blue Jays Way, Bathurst Street ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yonge and Dundas

Photo of the Day, Yonge and Dundas, Toronto
October 23, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Yonge and Dundas intersection is known for its distinctive urban ambiance and glittering electronic signage. Hundreds of thousands of cars and pedestrians use the intersection every week, and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Absolute

Photo of the Day, Absolute World, Marilyn, Mississauga
October 22, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Pretty much every major city has its own iconic landmark, including our neighbour to the west, Mississauga. read more

Photo of the Day: Urban Sunrise

Photo of the Day, sunrise, Toronto
October 21, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The last few weeks brought us some very unpredictable weather, with everything from torrential downpours and heavy fog to glorious sunrises. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Old Mill Bridge

Photo of the Day, Old Mill bridge, Etienne Brule Park, Humber River, Toronto
October 20, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The arched stone bridge carrying Old Mill Road over the Humber River has stood in place since 1916, but it was the first bridge built on site. There has been a bridge spanning the Humber River in ... read more