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Photo of the Day: In the Clouds

Photo of the Day, Toronto, CN Tower, Clouds
October 30, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Four decades later, the CN Tower's height is still unsurpassed in the western hemishphere. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Giulio Cosmo ... read more

Photo of the Day: Daniels Spectrum

Photo of the Day, Daniels Spectrum, Toronto
October 29, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Completed in 2012, The Daniels Corporation and Artscape's Daniels Spectrum is just one of many elements in the ongoing revitalization of Toronto's Regent Park ... read more

Photo of the Day: Splendor

Photo of the Day, Gardiner Expressway, South Core, Toronto
October 28, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
South of Toronto's downtown rail corridor, the area known as the South Core continues to grow as new high-rise additions rise into the skyline. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Great Hall

Photo of the Day, Great Hall, Union Station, Toronto
October 27, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Union Station remains one of Toronto's most iconic historic landmarks. Behind the 22 40-foot-tall Bedford limestone columns, Union Station's Great Hall is just as impressive. In ... read more

Photo of the Day: U Condominiums

Photo of the Day, U Condominiums, architectsAlliance, Toronto
October 26, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recently completed U Condominiums development by Pemberton Group has added two new architectsAlliance-designed residential towers to Toronto's skyline. In ... read more

Photo of the Day: Building Giants

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Financial District, Kensington Market
October 23, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's constantly changing skyline gives provides plenty of subject matter for photographers. As new additions continue to rise into the cityscape, familiar angles are transformed by the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Adelaide Street in the Financial District

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Adelaide Street West, Financial District
October 22, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The colourful shot featured in today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Dan Sedran, takes us to Adelaide Street West just east of University Avenue in ... read more

Photo of the Day: Tower Crane Jib

Photo of the Day, Toronto, crane, construction, jib arm
October 21, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been almost a year since the installation of a flat-top tower crane at the site of Ten York in Toronto's South Core. In the time since the installation, the below-grade levels of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Into the City

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Theatre Park, entertainment district
October 20, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Michael Muraz, takes us high above Toronto's Entertainment District in the recently-occupied ... read more

Photo of the Day: Incoming

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Rogers Centre, SkyDome
October 19, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A dramatic week in Canadian sports and politics has been accompanied by some dramatic weather. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Giulio ... read more

Photo of the Day: Baseball Fever

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Rogers Centre, SkyDome, Playoffs, Blue Jays
October 16, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Toronto Blue Jays' dramatic victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night secured the team a spot in the American League Championship Series, which starts this evening in Kansas City. In ... read more

Photo of the Day: Across the Night

Photo of the Day, Toronto, night, U of T
October 15, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Jonathan Castellino, we are shown a south-facing view captured from an upper floor at the University ... read more

Photo of the Day: Blue Hour in the Financial District

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Financial District, First Canadian Place, blue hour
October 14, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Known to photographers as "blue hour" the combination of natural and artificial light seen at dusk provides some of the best lighting for urban and architectural photos. In today's Photo of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

Photo of the Day, Toronto, facade, OISE, Bloor, Annex
October 13, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's building boom of the 1960s and 1970s brought us several notable landmarks, many of which adhere to the Brutalist style of modern architecture that was popular throughout the era. In ... read more

Photo of the Day: Autumn Sunrise

Photo of the Day, Toronto, sunrise, skyline
October 9, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New highrises mean new angles to capture a changing city. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by guyswhotravel, we are shown the view from ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sun Life Financial Tower

Photo of the Day, Sun Life Financial Tower, Toronto, South Core
October 8, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Out of the many development nodes in and around Downtown Toronto, the demand for new homes and businesses in the new South Core area has led to one of the most impressive transformations in our ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sky Scraping

Photo of the Day, First Canadian Place, Toronto, Financial District
October 7, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For four decades, First Canadian Place has stood as Canada's tallest building. Rising 72 floors and 298 metres above Toronto's Financial District, the building is an imposing landmark recognizable ... read more

Photo of the Day: Black Creek Through Lambton

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Black Creek, Lambton, Golf
October 6, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Among the many infrastructure and flood control projects envisioned during the aftermath of Hurricane Hazel in 1954, the channelization of Black Creek was undertaken to improve flood control in ... read more

Photo of the Day: Rogers Centre Reflection

Photo of the Day, Rogers Centre, Toronto Harbour
October 5, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
When opened in 1989, the Rogers Centre (then known as SkyDome) was among the most technologically advanced stadiums in North America, and the first with an operational retractable roof. In less ... read more

Photo of the Day: Walker Court at the AGO

Photo of the Day, Toronto, architecture, AGO, Frank Gehry
October 2, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Frank Gehry's 2008 transformation of the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) gave a bold new look to an established Toronto institution. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to ... read more