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Photo of the Day: Yonge and Sheppard

Photo of the Day, Yonge and Sheppard, North York
May 2, 2014 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
The former municipality of North York has seen some dramatic changes since the 1980's, when the suburb's mayor, and future Toronto mayor Mel Lastman pushed for intensification along the Yonge ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Looking South from Temperance Street

Throwback Thursday, Temperance Street, Bay Adelaide, Trump
May 1, 2014 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We return to the Financial District with today's Throwback Thursday for another look at a view permanently altered by skyscraping new developments. On June 8, 2007, Temperance Street was home ... read more

Photo of the Day: North York Ski Centre

Photo of the Day, North York Ski Centre
May 1, 2014 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Spring has arrived, and despite the mild temperatures and frequent rain, not quite all of our city's snow has melted. The North York Ski Centre in Earl Bales Park is a popular winter destination ... read more

Photo of the Day: Corktown Common

Photo of the Day, Corktown Common
April 30, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Our recently re-launched UrbanToronto Flickr Pool is growing fast, and the photos keep on rolling in. Today we feature yet another phenomenal shot of Toronto architecture. The new public park in ... read more

Photo of the Day: Harbourfront Skyline

Photo of the Day, Harbourfront Skyline
April 29, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just after sunrise and just before sunset, the city is bathed in warm hues of gold and pink. These short stretches of time are treasured by photographers and videographers alike, known by names ... read more

Photo of the Day: Abstract Point of View

Canadian Broadcasting Centre and CN Tower, Photo of the Day
April 28, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Canadian Broadcasting Centre on Front Street serves as the home of CBC's television and radio studios as well as office space for the media giant. Constructed between 1988 and 1992, the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Cinesphere

Ontario Place Cinesphere, IMAX theatre, omnimax
April 25, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Cinesphere at Ontario Place changed the way we watch movies, becoming the first permanent IMAX theatre when built in 1971. In the decades since, the IMAX format has caught on worldwide, but ... read more

Throwback Thursday: From View to Vu

Throwback Thursday, Vu Condos
April 24, 2014 11:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The east side of Downtown Toronto has seen a tremendous amount of new residential developments in recent years, and this up-and-coming area of the city continues to see new growth today. Back on ... read more

Photo of the Day: Urban Abstract

Photo of the Day, Sun Life view, University and King
April 24, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For years, the views from downtown Toronto's many high-rise office buildings have been exclusive to those working within them. Photo sharing technology continues to grow though, and images taken ... read more

Photo of the Day: Rainy Season

Toronto City Hall
April 23, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The change from Winter to Spring is always something we look forward to in Toronto, but the transition is often a sloppy one. The skating rink at Nathan Phillips Square will soon be changed from ... read more

Grab Your Camera: Toronto's Best Skyline Vantage Points

Toronto Skyline, Riverdale Park
April 22, 2014 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Toronto skyline is changing by the day, and as new high-rises continue to pop up all over the city, postcard-worthy views are being transformed significantly. Many popular angles of the city ... read more

Photo of the Day: Lake Shore Lights

Lake Shore Boulevard, Photo of the Day
April 22, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Lake Shore Boulevard (no, not Lakeshore) is one of Toronto's southernmost major thoroughfares, connecting the east and west sides of the city through the densely populated core. As it passes ... read more

Photo of the Day: Annex Skyline

Annex Skyline, Photo of the Day
April 21, 2014 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
One of Toronto's oldest and most established neighbourhoods, The Annex is bordered roughly by Bloor, Dupont, Bathurst and Avenue Road. The neighbourhood is known for its historic architecture and ... read more

Calling Photographers: Join UrbanToronto on Flickr

Join us on Flickr!
April 17, 2014 2:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Photographic contributions by our members play a major role in keeping UrbanToronto amongst the most popular sites of its type on the internet. There is a growing body of photographers, both ... read more

Throwback Thursday: One King West

Throwback Thursday, One King West
April 17, 2014 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Large scale residential developments are popping up all over the downtown core these days, but this wasn't always the case. Construction work on the first major high-rise condominium to ever see ... read more

Photo of the Day: Urban Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto sunset
April 17, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto is still the reigning construction capital of North America, and our city shows no signs of relinquishing that crown any time soon. With more cranes and construction projects than any ... read more

Photo of the Day: Filling the Void

Photo of the Day, Ten York, One York
April 16, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It doesn't take much observational skill to notice that Toronto is in the midst of its largest growth spurt to date. Parking lots and low-rise buildings are being replaced with high-rise, ... read more

Photo of the Day: Soccer Skyline

Photo of the Day, BMO Field, Toronto FC
April 15, 2014 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
While it certainly isn't the most popular sport in the GTA, soccer is becoming more and more popular with Torontonians. The sport has an international appeal, and thanks to Toronto's diversely ... read more

Photo of the Day: Monument to Multiculturalism

Photo of the Day, Union Station, statue, Monument to Multiculturalism
April 14, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In front of Union Station, artist Francesco Perilli's 'Monument to Multiculturalism' has been a fixture on Front Street since its unveiling in 1985. With the station now in the midst of a ... read more

Photo of the Day: Restaurant Row

Photo of the Day, Restaurant Row
April 11, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Entertainment District has become quite the busy place in recent years. While we pay a great deal of attention to the continued growth of the Entertainment District's skyline, it is the ... read more