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Throwback Thursday: King and John Streets

Throwback Thursday, King, John, TBT, Toronto
January 22, 2015 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Entertainment District has been the site of much intensification over the past several years, with dozens of new high-rise condominium developments being added to the landscape. A few ... read more

Photo of the Day: Corktown Faces

Photo of the Day, Corktown, Underpass, Toronto
January 22, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Infrastructure like bridges and overpasses are an important factor in how we move around a city, but they often leave much to be desired aesthetically. The recent opening of Underpass Park has ... read more

Photo of the Day: Purple Hue

Photo of the Day, L Tower, Toronto
January 21, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New high-rise developments, like the recently completed L Tower, are giving Toronto photographers plenty of new angles and opportunities to shoot our impressive cityscapes from above. In today's ... read more

Photo of the Day: Crystal Reflection

Photo of the Day, Royal Ontario Museum, ROM, Toronto
January 20, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Known as 'The Crystal', architect Daniel Libeskind's modern addition to the historic Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) has become one of the most photographed pieces of architecture in Toronto. Located ... read more

Photo of the Day: Hall of Fame

Photo of the Day, Hockey Hall of Fame, Toronto
January 19, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Most people will recognize today's Photo of the Day as the Hockey Hall of Fame, a shrine for Canada's favourite sport, but before the historic building at Yonge and Front served as a hockey ... read more

Photo of the Day: Snowy Tracks

Photo of the Day, skyline, Toronto
January 16, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Bathurst Street bridge is a favourite angle of photographers looking to capture the Toronto skyline from an unobstructed position. With views of the main downtown core and neighbouring ... read more

Throwback Thursday: First Canadian Place

Throwback Thursday, First Canadian Place, Toronto
January 15, 2015 11:56 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For almost 40 years, First Canadian Place has held a commanding position on the Toronto skyline, standing as not just the tallest building in the city, but in all of Canada. From the ... read more

Photo of the Day: L Tower Vertigo

Photo of the Day, L Tower, Toronto
January 15, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is wrapping up and residents are moving in to one of Toronto's newest landmarks. Standing 58 storeys above the Yonge and Front intersection, the L Tower is one of the city's most ... read more

Photo of the Day: Cold Feet

Photo of the Day, Centre Island, Toronto, ice, pier
January 14, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Toronto Islands are a popular destination during warmer times of the year, but not too many people are making the trek out across the harbour this time of year. Surrounded by water, it is ... read more

Photo of the Day: Golden Skyline

Photo of the Day, skyline, Toronto
January 13, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New development has altered Toronto's skyline quite a bit in recent years, and with plenty of new high-rises planned and under construction, our growing skyline will only become more impressive as ... read more

Photo of the Day: Evening Train

Photo of the Day, GO train, Toronto
January 12, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Lakeshore West Line remains GO Transit's busiest rail route, carrying roughly 60,000 commuters per day - over 29% of GO's overall daily passenger volume. In today's Photo of the Day, which was ... read more

Photo of the Day: Museum Station

Photo of the Day, TTC, Museum Station, Toronto
January 9, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Opened in 1963, the TTC's Museum Station is situated just below the Royal Ontario Museum at Bloor and Queens Park. The station underwent a Diamond Schmitt Architects-led revitalization, which was ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Sam the Record Man

Throwback Thursday, Sam the Record Man, Ryerson Student Learning Centre, Toronto
January 8, 2015 11:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Now long gone, but not forgotten by most Torontonians, is the former Sam The Record Man store at Yonge and Gould Streets in Downtown Toronto. Sam Sniderman moved his iconic record store to its ... read more

Photo of the Day: L Tower's Peak

Photo of the Day, L Tower, Toronto
January 8, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint Numa's L Tower has drawn plenty of attention over the past few years, including the recent honour of being voted the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ringing in the New Year

Photo of the Day, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto
January 7, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
2015 kicked off in a big way at Nathan Phillips Square, with a large crowd gathering to take in an evening of music and fireworks. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Bremner Boulevard

Photo of the Day, Bremner Boulevard, Toronto
January 6, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bremner Boulevard is home to the Maple Leafs and Raptors professional sports teams at the Air Canada Centre, and the Blue Jays and Argos at the Rogers Centre. This short but lively street is also ... read more

Photo of the Day: Above Toronto

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, aerial
January 5, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It is a new year, and we are back with some amazing photography to kick off 2015! In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Paul Hillier, ... read more

Photo of the Day: Christmas Market

Photo of the Day, Christmas Market, Distillery District, Toronto
December 24, 2014 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It is that time of year again, and for our last Photo of the Day selection for 2014, we went with a shot that meets the occasion. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Snowy Vertigo

Photo of the Day, Shangri-La, Toronto
December 23, 2014 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Downward views from the many new high-rises in Toronto are becoming increasingly popular, and new acrophobia-inducing photos continue to populate our Flickr Pool. In today's Photo of the Day, ... read more

Photo of the Day: Deserted BMO Field

Photo of the Day, BMO Field, Toronto
December 22, 2014 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
BMO Field has served as the home field for the Toronto FC Major League Soccer club since the facility opened in 2007. Since then, the growing fan base of the young franchise has led to a major ... read more