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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

Photo of the Day: Streetcar on the Move

Photo of the Day, TTC, Streetcar, Toronto
February 8, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The TTC's new Flexity Outlook streetcars are becoming a familiar site on Toronto streets as more of the advanced vehicles enter service. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: 60 Richmond

Photo of the Day, 60 Richmond Street East, Toronto, TCHC
February 5, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Vik Pahwa, we are taken to Richmond Street, just west of Church, for a look at Toronto Community ... read more

Viewfinder: Calgary Sunrise

A red sunrise over Calgary, image by John Andersen via Flickr
February 5, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Viewfinder, submitted to the SkyriseCities Flickr Pool by John Andersen, we are shown a brilliant view of the western Canadian city of Calgary. Captured from the banks of ... read more

Photo of the Day: Cracked Keating

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Keating Channel, ice, Gardiner East
February 4, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day brings us to the Keating Channel, connecting the Don River with Toronto Harbour. As quoted by photographer Randy Hoffmann, "this 25 sec. long exposure ... read more

Photo of the Day: Rooftop Hockey

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Molson Canadian, hockey, rink
February 3, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The mysterious installation of a scaled-down hockey rink atop 120 Adelaide West in Toronto's Financial District captured the attention of the public last month. In today's Photo of the Day, ... read more

Photo of the Day: The 509

Photo of the Day, Toronto, TTC, streetcar
February 2, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's colourful Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Ronaldo Wanyou, takes us to Queens Quay, facing west at Rees Street. Captured after dark, this long ... read more

Photo of the Day: GO Willowbrook Yard

Photo of the Day, Toronto, GO Transit Willowbrook Yard
February 1, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GO Transit's Willowbrook Yard is a large storage and maintenance facility located in Etobicoke, just west of Mimico GO Station. Several GO Transit bilevel trains can be seen at the large train ... read more

Photo of the Day: Home Court

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Air Canada Centre, Raptors, NBA
January 29, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With just a few weeks left until the much-anticipated 2016 NBA All Star Weekend in Toronto, excitement is building among sports fans. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Kicking Up Snow

Photo of the Day, Toronto, GO Transit
January 28, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Plans for a new grade-separation of GO Transit's Barrie corridor and CP Rail's North Toronto Subdivision have been in the news lately, and UrbanToronto recently attended ... read more