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Photo of the Day: Crystal Reflection

Photo of the Day, ROM
June 4, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Michael Lee-Chin Crystal at the Royal Ontario Museum is one of those 'love it or hate it' buildings. The modern deconstructivist statement was designed by Daniel Libeskind, and since opening ... read more

Photo of the Day: Asphalt, Concrete, Steel and Glass

Photo of the Day, Maple Leaf Square
June 3, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Gardiner Expressway and downtown rail corridor both snake through the city centre, carrying tens of thousands of commuters in and out of Toronto every day. While these two pieces of transit ... read more

Photo of the Day: Palace of Purification

Photo of the Day, Doors Open Toronto
June 2, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doors Open Toronto ended just over a week ago, but images from the yearly event just keep on rolling in to our Forum and Flickr Pool. Today's Photo of the Day, submitted by Flickr member Frank ... read more

Photo of the Day: Osgoode Hall

Photo of the Day, Doors Open Toronto
May 30, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We start off our Friday with yet another photo from the 15th annual Doors Open Toronto, which gave the public access to over 155 buildings around the city this past weekend. Today's selection for ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Minto Midtown

Throwback Thursday, Minto Midtown, Yonge and Eglinton
May 29, 2014 1:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yonge and Eglinton has become one of Toronto's fastest growing development nodes, with dozens of major new projects in various states of planning, marketing and construction. The area's growth can ... read more

Photo of the Day: Rare

Photo of the Day, Doors Open Toronto
May 29, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doors Open Toronto provides us with yet another Photo of the Day selection today, thanks to Bryan Bonnici, who submitted his Doors Open shot of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library at the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Raw Power

Photo of the Day, Doors Open Toronto
May 28, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doors Open Toronto is a favourite event of just about every urban-nerd in Toronto. History buffs, armchair architects make up a good percentage of the festival's fan base, but for Toronto ... read more

Photo of the Day: Three Halls

Photo of the Day, Doors Open Toronto
May 27, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the 15th annual Doors Open Toronto now over, photos are starting to pour in to our Flickr Pool. Doors Open gives the public behind-the-scenes access to some of the city's most closely guarded ... read more

Photo of the Day: Blue Hour

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
May 26, 2014 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
The twilight hour has long been a favourite for photographers and painters looking to get the best of their view. In both natural and urban settings, the short period of time known as "blue hour" ... read more

Photo of the Day: SkyPod

Photo of the Day, CN Tower
May 23, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The CN Tower attracts over 2 million visitors annually, most of whom visit the tower's main observation deck. A far fewer number of visitors venture the additional 40 storeys up to the CN Tower's ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Temperance and Sheppard

Throwback Thursday, Sheppard and Temperance
May 22, 2014 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The intersection of Temperance and Sheppard has long been a focal point for Toronto development enthusiasts. The former parking lot which borders the historic Graphic Arts Building has been ... read more

Photo of the Day: Spine of the City

Photo of the Day, Yonge Street
May 22, 2014 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Serving as Toronto's undisputed main north-south thoroughfare, Yonge Street is arguably the most important street in the city, if not the region. Yonge connects Torontonians not just as a surface ... read more

Photo of the Day: Clear Spirit

Photo of the Day, Clear Spirit, Distillery District
May 21, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing building boom has brought Toronto some of its boldest residential architecture to date. In the historic Distillery District, the old Victorian-era warehouse buildings are complemented ... read more

Photo of the Day: Rising Frame

Photo of the Day, Bay Adelaide
May 20, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
As the Bay Adelaide Centre's east tower continues to rise, the growing steel frame and concrete core of the office tower are drawing much attention from our readers and photographic contributors. ... read more

Photo of the Day: TD Reflection

Photo of the Day, TD Centre
May 16, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Designed by the late architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the TD Centre brought the modern skyscraper to Toronto in 1968, and the now multi-towered complex still to this day remains one of the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Google Street View Time Machine

Throwback Thursday, Google Street View, Toronto
May 15, 2014 3:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over the past several weeks, we have taken a look at some of the many profound changes that Toronto has seen just over the past few years. Throwback Thursday has become a pretty popular ... read more

Photo of the Day: Unsurpassed

Photo of the Day, CN Tower
May 15, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Despite the intense high-rise growth Toronto has seen over the past several years, the CN Tower remains our tallest structure, and will likely hold the title for decades to come. In the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Old Meets New

Photo of the Day, TTC subway trains
May 14, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the less than three years since the new Bombardier Toronto Rocket (TR) subway trains hit the rails on the TTC's Line 1, the new articulated trains now move most traffic on Line 1, while older ... read more

Photo of the Day: Shift Change

Photo of the Day, Polson Pier
May 13, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Polson Pier in the Portlands area of Toronto remains a favourite vantage point of the city among photographers, tourists and just about everyone else who sets foot there. The large parking lot on ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ryerson Student Learning Centre

Photo of the Day, Ryerson Student Learning Centre
May 12, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The former site of Sam The Record Man's flagship store glows once again, as construction progresses on Ryerson's Student Learning Centre at Yonge and Gould. Today's Photo of the Day ... read more