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Photo of the Day: Ice and Fog

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
February 20, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
If you are lucky, you haven't been outside in a week, or you are somewhere with palm trees and sunshine. For the rest of us, it has been a cold one. Frigid temperatures in the -20s (not including ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Burano

Throwback Thursday, Burano, Bay Street, Toronto
February 19, 2015 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bay Street is synonymous with finance in Toronto, and Bay Street is often used as a metonym for our financial core in the same way that Wall Street is associated with US finance. North of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Happy Chinese New Year!

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Chinatown, Chinese New Year
February 19, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today marks the Lunar New Year, and the start of the Year of the Goat in Chinese tradition. To celebrate the event, the Chinatown BIA will be hosting events on February 21st and 22nd in Chinatown, ... read more

Photo of the Day: River of Light

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Gardiner Expressway, highway
February 18, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Though the Gardiner Expressway contributes to a less-than-ideal pedestrian environment, it is hard to deny that the elevated artery can be quite a beautiful sight in the right conditions. ... read more

Photo of the Day: Green for GO

Photo of the Day, Toronto, GO Transit, train, rail corridor
February 17, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GO Transit's busiest route is the Lakeshore West Line, which moves an impressive average of roughly 60,000 commuters per day in and out of Downtown Toronto. In today's Photo of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Pearson International Airport

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Pearson International Airport
February 13, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Pearson International Airport is the largest and busiest airport in Canada, serving tens of millions of passengers each year. In 2013, over 36 million passengers passed through Pearson, travelling ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 155 Cumberland and 130 Bloor Street West

Throwback Thursday, 155 Cumberland and 130 Bloor Street West, Toronto
February 12, 2015 11:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Intensification has done a lot for the Bloor-Yorkville area in recent years, and new developments continue to add new homes and businesses to the chic, luxurious neighbourhood. Among the more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Princes' Gate

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Exhibition Place, Princes' Gate
February 12, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Designed by architects Chapman & Oxley, Princes' Gate has greeted guests of Exhibition Place since the grand entrance opened in 1927. The large ornate archway is flanked on each side by ... read more

Photo of the Day: Above Front Street

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Front Street
February 11, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Front Street is easily among the most important streets running through Toronto's Financial District. Between Yonge and York Streets, Front has been a hive of construction activity for several ... read more

Photo of the Day: Game Time

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Air Canada Centre, Raptors
February 10, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The banners hanging from the rafter in the Air Canada Centre give insight into Toronto's long-standing love affair with the sport of hockey. The struggling Toronto Maple Leafs remain one of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Warden Station

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Warden Station, subway
February 9, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Warden Station opened back in May of 1968, and served as the eastern terminus of the Bloor Danforth Line until Kennedy Station opened to the east in 1980. Located at the southeast corner ... read more

Photo of the Day: Offramp

Photo of the Day, York-Bay-Yonge offramp, Toronto
February 6, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The looping York-Bay-Yonge offramp from the Gardiner Expressway will be torn down and replaced by a shorter ramp to meet ground level at Simcoe Street in the next few years, greatly ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 100 Yorkville at Bellair

Throwback Thursday, 100 Yorkville at Bellair, Toronto
February 5, 2015 11:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New development continues to add density to Toronto's trendy Yorkville area, home to some of Canada's most posh retailers and exclusive restaurants. Back in 2007, excavation was progressing at the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Snow Day

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Sony Centre, Front Street, Snow
February 5, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A Winter storm on Sunday night and Monday morning left Toronto's streets and sidewalks inundated with snow. The storm caused quite the headache for commuters at the start of the work week, as ... read more

Photo of the Day: Teardown

Photo of the Day, Regent Park, 605 Whiteside Place, Demolition, Toronto
February 4, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The demolition of 605 Whiteside Place in Regent Park has attracted several photographers over the past several days, and photos continue to appear in our Forum threads and on the UrbanToronto ... read more

Photo of the Day: Snowy Royal Alex

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Royal Alexandra Theatre, King Street West
February 3, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Now in it's 108th year in operation, the Royal Alexandra Theatre on King Street West is the longest continuously-operating theatre on the continent. The beautifully ornate example of Edwardian ... read more

Photo of the Day: Closing Time

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Guvernment, Daniels Waterfront
February 2, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Guvernment nightclub on Queens Quay Boulevard East closed its doors for good on the morning of January 26th, ending a 19-year run as one of Toronto's most widely attended entertainment venues. ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dividing Tracks

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
January 30, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Downtown rail corridor used to be the unofficial southern border of the city centre. Thanks to a continuing wave of development south of the tracks, the 'South Core' area, as it has come ... read more

Throwback Thursday: MuseumHouse and Exhibit Residences

Throwback Thursday, MuseumHouse, Exhibit Residences, Toronto
January 29, 2015 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bloor Street in the Yorkville and U of T areas has been the site of much development activity over the past several years, and several new buildings are set to continue altering the landscape well ... read more

Photo of the Day: Goodbye Inn on the Park

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Inn on the Park, demolition
January 29, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Upon opening in 1963, the Inn on the Park at Leslie and Eglinton was among the city's classiest luxury hotels. Back in the 60s, the Leslie and Eglinton intersection was still surrounded largely by ... read more