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Photo of the Month: Corktown Common

Photo of the Month, Toronto, Corktown Common, West Don Lands
December 1, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's time again for our Photo of the Month, where we highlight the highest rated Photo of the Day selection of the previous 4 weeks, along with the runner up, based on combined Facebook shares and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Streetcars and Dragons

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Chinatown, TTC, Streetcars, Flexity Outlook
November 30, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's new Flexity Outlook streetcars have been the subject of much media discussion over the past several months, as only a dozen of the 70 vehicles promised for 2015 have been delivered to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sunset Reflections

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, sunset
November 26, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In addition to providing habitats for birds and other wildlife, the man-made Leslie Street Spit also offers tremendous views of the Toronto skyline. In today's Photo of the Day, which ... read more

Photo of the Day: Icicle

Photo of the Day, Ice Condos, Lanterra Developments, architectsAlliance, Toronto
November 25, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The two recently-completed towers of Ïce Condos are now among the most prominent features on the Toronto skyline when viewed from the harbour and the islands, adding to the already ... read more

Photo of the Day: Honest Ed's

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Honest Ed's, Bathurst and Bloor
November 24, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The vibrant exterior of Honest Ed's is a well known landmark on the southwest corner of Bathurst and Bloor Streets. The iconic illuminated signage will surely be missed once Honest Ed's is ... read more

Photo of the Day: Regent Park at Night

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Regent Park
November 23, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The redevelopment of Toronto Regent Park community is now in its third phase, and demolition work is well under way at Block 17, one of the original walkup apartment building built during the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fiery Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, sunset
November 20, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's growing skyline is captured beautifully in today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Phil Marion. Shot from Balmy Beach, moments ... read more

Photo of the Day: Queen Street

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Queen Street
November 19, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The pedestrian bridge spanning Queen Street West between the Sheraton Centre and Nathan Phillips Square doesn't really serve much purpose, as the entrance from the hotel has been closed off for ... read more

Photo of the Day: High-Rise City

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, night
November 18, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The growth of Toronto's South Core continues with the addition of a major mixed-use development under construction south of the Gardiner, and east of York Street. The Sun Life Financial Tower is ... read more

Photo of the Day: Scarborough Bluffs

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Scarborough, bluffs, skyline
November 17, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Scarborough Bluffs are among one of the Greater Toronto Area's most impressive geological features. The chalky bluffs gave Scarborough its name, a nod to the large bluffs found in the coastal ... read more

Photo of the Day: Approaching Eglinton

Photo of the Day, Toronto, TTC, subway, Eglinton, train
November 16, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The outdoor section of track between Eglinton and St. Clair stations provides riders of the TTC's Line 1 Yonge branch with a few minutes of natural light during their daily commutes. In ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dash8-400

Photo of the Day, Toronto, CN Tower, Island Airport, Billy Bishop
November 13, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Porter Airlines' turboprop passenger aircraft have become a familiar sight above Toronto's waterfront. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr ... read more

Photo of the Day: Goldring Centre

University of Toronto Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport
November 12, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just west of Varsity Stadium, the University of Toronto's new athletic facility is the latest addition to the institution's rich sporting history. Check out the Patkau ... read more

Photo of the Day: Roundhouse Rainbows

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, South Core, Roundhouse Park
November 11, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Michael Muraz, takes us to Roundhouse Park in the South Core area. Captured right after a storm, the highlight ... read more

Photo of the Day: Humber Bay Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, sunset
November 10, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Perhaps the best publicly accessible spot to shoot the Toronto skyline at sunset, the western shores of Humber Bay provide photographers with an unobstructed view of the city that glows orange ... read more

Photo of the Day: Casa

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Casa, Charles Street
November 9, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just south of the busy Yonge and Bloor intersection, Charles Street East has grown to become an impressive canyon of condominium towers. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Pier 27

Photo of the Day, Toronto, waterfront, Pier 27 condos
November 6, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Several new buildings and public spaces have greatly improved Toronto's central waterfront in recent years. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by ... read more

Photo of the Day: Keep Right

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Gardiner Expressway, South Core, ICE Condos
November 5, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New high-rise developments continue to populate Toronto's emerging South Core, an area of the city that has grown immensely over the past several years. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted ... read more

Photo of the Day: Corktown Common

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Corktown Common, West Don Lands
November 4, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recent 2015 Pan and Parapan Am Games has left quite the legacy. The games fast-tracked the long-awaited redevelopment of the barren West Don Lands, while also bringing new infrastructure and ... read more

Photo of the Month: Great Hall

Photo of the Month, Union Station, Great Hall, Chad Wanyou, Toronto
November 2, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's time again for our Photo of the Month! At the beginning of every month, we bring back the highest rated Photo of the Day selection of the previous 4 weeks, along with the runner up, based on ... read more