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Photo of the Day: Exhibition Place Bandshell

Photo of the Day, Toronto, CNE Bandshell, Exhibition Place
March 9, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Exhibition Place is home to a wide catalogue of Art Deco and Modernist architecture, with several notable examples scattered throughout the grounds. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yard Work

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Greenwood subway yard, TTC
March 8, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by BruceK, we are taken to the TTC's Greenwood yard. This shot features the yellow-painted RT-20, a 1980-built ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yonge and St. Clair

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Yonge, St. Clair
March 4, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Lori Whelan, we are shown two prominent commercial high-rises in the area of Yonge and St. Clair. This angle ... read more

Photo of the Day: White Out

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Yonge, Dundas, snow
March 3, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
An evening storm dumped plenty of snow on Toronto this past Tuesday, causing mayhem on the roads and sidewalks. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by ... read more

Photo of the Day: Toronto in Blue

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
March 2, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Empty Quarter, we are shown a view of Toronto captured from a plane on approach to Billy Bishop ... read more

Photo of the Day: Cherry Beach Freeze

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Cherry Beach, Lake Ontario
February 29, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Randy Hoffmann, takes us back to the middle of February when Toronto was in the midst of an extreme cold snap. ... read more

Photo of the Day: South Core Aerial

Photo of the Day, Toronto, South Core
February 26, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Few areas of Toronto have been subject to as much change as the South Core, an area named for its location immediately south of the Financial District. Today's Photo of the Day, ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Foot of Yonge Street

Throwback Thursday,Yonge, Queens Quay, Toronto
February 25, 2016 11:01 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Several new developments near the foot of Yonge Street have changed the view from the end of the street in recent years, evidenced in this week's Throwback Thursday. Back in 2009, the view ... read more

Photo of the Day: Saks Fifth Avenue

Photo of the Day, Saks Fifth Avenue, Toronto
February 25, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last week's opening of the first Canadian location of Saks Fifth Avenue garnered much attention from the media, and plenty of interior and exterior photos of the store are now being submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Financial District Layers

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Financial District
February 24, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Lori Whelan, presents a view of Toronto's Financial District. This layered shot is centred on Royal Bank ... read more

Photo of the Day: Old Don Jail

Old Don Jail, Bridgepoint Health, Toronto
February 23, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Vik Pahwa, highlights the Old Don Jail, a historic prison-turned healthcare facility on Toronto's east side. ... read more

Photo of the Day: University and Dundas

Photo of the Day, Toronto, University, Dundas
February 22, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day highlights the changing face of University Avenue. Submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Lori Whelan, this shot features the barcode-like north facade of ... read more

Photo of the Day: In The Belly of the Bear

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Winter Stations
February 19, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The annual Winter Stations returned to much fanfare this weekend, transforming a series of lifeguard stations on Toronto's beaches into works of art and warming stations. In today's ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yonge and King

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Yonge, King
February 18, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Andrew Young, we are shown a view overlooking the Yonge and King intersection. This photo was captured ... read more

Photo of the Day: Cold Morning

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
February 17, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was a busy long weekend of events in Toronto, though frigid winter temperatures kept many Torontonians indoors. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr ... read more

Photo of the Day: Not in Service

Photo of the Day, TTC, subway, Greenwood Yard, Toronto
February 16, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us inside of the TTC's maintenance facility at the Greenwood Yard. In this shot, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by dstuff9, we are ... read more

Photo of the Day: Chester Hill Lookout

Photo of the Day, Chester Hill Lookout, Toronto
February 12, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
One of Toronto photographers' best kept secrets can be found just east of the Don Valley, a few blocks north of Danforth Avenue. The Chester Hill Lookout offers panoramic views overlooking the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Burlington's Brant Street Pier

Photo of the Day, Burlington, waterfront, design
February 11, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Opened in 2013, the Brant Street Pier is a popular destination on the Burlington Waterfront. Extending 137 metres over Lake Ontario on a curved path from Burlington's Spencer Smith Park, the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Terrence Donnelly Centre

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Architecture, Terrence Donnelly Centre, U of T
February 10, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto has constructed a number of notable institutional facilities over the past several years, including the 2005-built Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular ... read more

Photo of the Day: Modern Backdrop

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Architecture, Brant Park
February 9, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We are presented with an interesting mash-up of architectural styles in today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Vik Pahwa. Facing south from ... read more