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Photo of Day: Winter at Pier 27

Waterlink at Pier 27, Cityzen Development, Fernbrook Homes, architectsAlliance
February 21, 2014 1:00 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Today's photo of the day was posted by UrbanToronto Forum member Razz. This is a shot of the current progress of the Waterlink at Pier 27 project at Queen's Quay and Yonge Street. Hopefully, as we ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Future tiff Bell Lightbox / Festival Tower Gets A Crane

Throwback Thursday: The Future Bell Lightbox / Festival Tower Gets A Crane
February 20, 2014 3:20 pm | by Nada Laskovski | Comments
A long-time parking lot that particularly bothered us at UrbanToronto was the one which used to take up almost the entire block bounded by King, Widmer, Adelaide, and John Streets. This week's ... read more

Photo of the Day: Moon Over Trump

Tops of Trump Tower, Scotia Tower, KPMG, Toronto
February 20, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This image, contributed to us by UrbanToronto reader Distiller, nicely captures the moon setting over Trump Tower. Also framed by Scotia Plaza and the Bay Adelaide Centre, with the Spire ... read more

Photo of the Day: Across a Snowy Plain

Toronto skyline from Riverdale Park
February 19, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This view from Riverdale Park, captured by Jack Landau, encapsulates the snowy, cold winter we've been experiencing in Toronto. With March around the corner, let's hope this view turns green very ... read more

Photo of the Day: Maple Leaf Square Pool

Pool at Maple Leaf Square, Toronto
February 18, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
UrbanToronto's Jack Landau has captured a perfect urban moment with this image of the pool at Maple Leaf Square. This particular vantage is from high atop Ice Condominiums. read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: Cold Skate

Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto
February 14, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
There are a few brave folks willing to skate in what has been a record cold Toronto winter. Jack Landau has managed to capture the moment during a cold skate at the newly revitalized Nathan ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Toronto's Office Tower Boom Starts To Roll With The RBC Centre

Throwback Thursday: Toronto's Office Tower Boom Starts To Roll With The RBC Cent
February 13, 2014 2:35 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
For today's Throwback Thursday feature we look at the corner of Wellington and Simcoe. Formerly the location of loading docks for the great mass of railway tracks to the south, the site had become ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: Frozen City

Toronto skyline in winter
February 13, 2014 1:00 am | by Michael Harris | Comments
This shot by Forum member Jack Landau captures the effects that the 'Arctic Vortex' has had on the city of Toronto and the harbour this winter. Toronto skyline in winter, image by Jack ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: Blue Bells

Bell Pay phones in Toronto
February 12, 2014 1:00 am | by Simon Li | Comments
UT Forum member Jack Landau has captured an amazing shot of Toronto's pay phones he's calling 'Blue Bells.' These blue and grey Bell pay phones have a long history with the city and were once a ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: View From Vu

View of Adelaide Street from Vu Condos, Toronto
February 11, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
UT Member udo has captured this wonderfully dynamic image of the view from Vu Condos, located at Jarvis and Adelaide. A busy Adelaide Street takes centre stage as we look westward toward the ... read more

PSR's Photo of Day: Corktown Common

Toronto skyline in winter, Don River Park,  Toronto, West Don Lands
February 10, 2014 1:00 am | by Simon Li | Comments
UrbanToronto Forum member Jasonzed captures Toronto's winter skyline looking west from one of Toronto's newest parks, Corktown Common. The construction depicts Toronto's never-ending growth and ... read more

MaRS Center Phase II: Looking Great at College and University

MaRS Discovery District University College Downtown Toronto
February 7, 2014 6:15 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Last November, we reported that the second phase of the Alexandria's MaRS Discovery Centre had topped off at 20 storeys. Now in February, we have beautiful new photos of the building by ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: Closed

Union Station, Toronto
February 7, 2014 1:00 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Under a layer of snow, equipment and machinery lie in wait under Union Station's open train shed. Despite the cold, snowy winter we're having, crews push on, revitalizing the tired gateway to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Snowy Cabbagetown

Cabbagetown neighbourhood, Toronto
February 6, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This evocative image of Toronto's Cabbagetown was posted by Forum member krooj. The snowy snapshot situates us on Carlton Street, looking east towards Parliament. Snowy Cabbagetown, image by krooj read more

PSR's Photo Of The Day: End Of The Line

Dead End Sheppard Subway Line Toronto LRT TTC
February 5, 2014 1:00 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Today's photo of the day was posted by UrbanToronto Forum member Jack Landau. This spectacular shot was captured at Don Mills Station, which lies on the east end of the Sheppard Subway line. The ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: Entertainment District

Queen Street West, Entertainment District, Toronto
February 4, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This photo, from UrbanToronto Forum member AlbertC, provides a snapshot of all the development going on in the Entertainment District. Here we have a nice view of a low-rise replacement project ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: Electric City

Bay Street, Toronto
February 3, 2014 1:00 am | by Michael Harris | Comments
Nighttime photography can be tricky but Forum member Empty Quarter shows his chops with this shot looking south down Bay Street to the core. Bay Street looking south, image by Empty ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: City Lights

CN Tower, Rogers Centre and rail lines at night
January 31, 2014 1:00 am | by Michael Harris | Comments
Forum member lucci captures the colour of nighttime illumination in this unusual perspective of the city after dark. CN Tower, Rogers Centre and rail lines at night, image by lucci ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Goodbye Hooters Ad, Hello 300 Front Street West Condo

Throwback Thursday: 300 Front Street West, Toronto, image by Edward Skira
January 30, 2014 5:45 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
A massive parking lot at a prominent downtown location is the focus of this week's Throwback Thursday. The photo, taken July 15, 2007, shows 300 Front West at John Street in all of its ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: View From Market Wharf

View from Market Wharf Condo with view of L Tower, Toronto
January 30, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Market Wharf condo offers some great views of the city from different angles. This one give us a nice close-up shot of the top of L Tower in its later stages of development as well as the ... read more