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Photo of the Day: Flatiron Taxis

Photo of the Day, flatiron building, taxis
July 7, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Gooderham Building which sits at the Front/Wellington/Church intersection has become an iconic bit of Toronto architecture since being built in 1892. One of Toronto's newer icons is the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Canada Day in Toronto

Photo of the Day, Canada Day fireworks
July 6, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week marked our nation's 147th birthday, and Canada Day celebrations rocked the night sky around Toronto for the annual occasion. Today's Photo of the Day, which comes to us from Katrin Ray ... read more

Photo of the Day: Out With the Old

Photo of the Day, Regent Park revitalization, Toronto
July 3, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The multi-phased redevelopment of Regent Park is breathing new life into the now de-stigmatized community thanks to the new market condominium towers and affordable housing developments ... read more

Photo of the Day: Taking in the View

Photo of the Day
July 2, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Financial District is known as much for its busy sidewalks as its high-rise office towers. Bustling streets and busy office building lobbies hint at the low availability of office space ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fog Rolling In

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
July 1, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With Summer now here, storms are getting fiercer and more regular. Summer storms make for some dramatic photos of the city, and so do the foggy conditions that offen occur before and after ... read more

Photo of the Day: West on The Gardiner

Photo of the Day, ACC, CN Tower, Gardiner Expressway
June 29, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
When the initial elevated sections of the Gardiner Expressway through downtown Toronto were built in the 1960s, they stood well above their immediate surroundings. Now, much of the once industrial ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Esplanade

Photo of the Day, Esplanade, St. Lawrence
June 26, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Esplanade, which runs between just west of Parliament Street and Yonge Street, is very interesting and vibrant considering the short distance it runs. To the east, The Esplanade holds one of ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Four Seasons Centre

Throwback Thursday, Four Seasons Centre for The Performing Arts
June 26, 2014 9:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
On the southeast corner of Queen and University, the Four Seasons Centre for The Performing Arts serves as the home of both the Canadian Opera Company and the National Ballet of ... read more

Photo of the Day: By Rail or Car

Photo of the Day, Gardiner Expressway
June 25, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Standing side by side, the downtown rail corridor and Gardiner Expressway are the primary routes in and out of the city for thousands upon thousands of daily commuters. In today's Photo of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Open Dome

Photo of the Day, Rogers Centre, dome open
June 24, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto got its first taste of a sporting icon in June of 1989, when the SkyDome officially opened to much fanfare. Since renamed to 'Rogers Centre' the iconic stadium remains a major Toronto ... read more

Photo of the Day: Glowing Divide

Photo of the Day, rail corridor
June 23, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The rail corridor and the high-rises of downtown glow in harmony in today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Freaktography. The wall of skyscrapers on the north side ... read more

Photo of the Day: Above Yonge and King

1 King West, Yonge and King, Toronto, Photo of the Day
June 22, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The intersection of Yonge and King sees a lot of traffic from motorists, pedestrians and public transit riders. Most Torontonians have passed by the well known intersection at some point or ... read more

The Changing Panorama From The Manulife Centre

Toronto skyline, 2008 - 2014
June 20, 2014 5:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In few other cities would six years ago seem like distant history. Toronto's vertical growth spurt has been getting a whole lot of attention lately, and we are no exception, with features like ... read more

Photo of the Day: Cherry Beach Moon

Photo of the Day, Full moon, Cherry Beach
June 19, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
At the southern tip of the once heavily industrialized port area, Cherry Beach has always seemed relatively disconnected from the city, which has proved to be one of the main draws of the beach ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 33 Dundas Street East

Throwback Thursday, 33 Dundas East
June 19, 2014 9:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The changes seen in Toronto over the past decade have been so vast that anyone and everyone seems to be fascinated by them. One spot in particular that everyone has an opinion on is Yonge-Dundas ... read more

Photo of the Day: Before the Storm

Photo of the Day, Toronto before storm
June 18, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The GTA got hit with its first major storm of the season on Tuesday evening, and photos of the ominous clouds that preceded the torrential downpours are beginning to pour in to the UrbanToronto ... read more

Photo of the Day: Old City Hall

Photo of the Day, Doors Open Toronto, Old City Hall
June 16, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's City Hall has become an iconic modernist landmark since opening in 1965, following in the footsteps of its architecturally significant predecessor, located across Bay Street to the east. ... read more

Photo of the Day: Monochrome Skyline

Photo of the Day, Bathurst Street Bridge
June 15, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The steel truss bridge which carries Bathurst Street traffic over the rail corridor is a favourite destination for photographers looking to capture a dynamic view of Toronto's growing skyline. ... read more

Photo of the Day: Harbour Square Balconies

Photo of the Day, Harbour Square balconies
June 12, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The once heavily industrialized Toronto waterfront continues its generation long transformation into a thriving mixed-use district with plenty of new development and infrastructure upgrades ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Bay and College

Throwback Thursday, Bay and College, Toronto
June 12, 2014 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
"Bay Street" is synonymous with finance in this country, but it really only applies to the stretch of Bay between Front and Queen Streets in the Financial District. To the north, Bay Street holds ... read more