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Photo of the Day: Crossing

Photo of the Day, Toronto, TTC, Streetcars
December 14, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The 1911-built Queen Street Viaduct is perhaps best known for a public art component added in 1996, created by artist Eldon Garnet. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Osgoode Hall

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Osgoode Hall
December 11, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Built between 1829 and 1832, Osgoode Hall remains one of Toronto's most important historic architectural landmarks. Home to the Divisional Court of the Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yonge and Eglinton

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Yonge, Eglinton
December 10, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A number of new high-rises are currently in various stages of construction in the Yonge and Eglinton area of Toronto, many of which can be seen in today's Photo of the Day. read more

Photo of the Day: Silhouettes and the City

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Bridgepoint Hospital, sculpture
December 9, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's new Bridgepoint Hospital is the site of a large sculpture garden containing 20 large works by artist William Lishman, officially known as the Max Tanenbaum Sculpture Garden. ... read more

Photo of the Day: Four Seasons Centre

Photo of the Day, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto
December 8, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Completed in 2006, the Diamond Schmitt Architects-designed Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts serves as the home of the Canadian Opera Company and the National Ballet of ... read more

Photo of the Day: Alone at the Top

Photo of the Day, INDX Condos, Toronto, skyline, city
December 7, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Now topped-off in Toronto's Financial District, Lifetime and CentreCourt's INDX Condos offers some spectacular views of the surrounding cityscape. ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fort York Library

Photo of the Day, Fort York Public Library, Toronto
December 4, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The new KPMB Architects-designed Fort York Library is an impressive new neighbourhood amenity in the burgeoning Bathurst-Fort York community. The 16,000 square-foot, two-storey library ... read more

Photo of the Day: Offset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Thompson Residences, King Street
December 3, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is wrapping up and the first residents are moving in to Freed Developments' Thompson Residences, a new condominium development on King Street West, just east of Bathurst. ... read more

Photo of the Month: Corktown Common

Photo of the Month, Toronto, Corktown Common, West Don Lands
December 1, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's time again for our Photo of the Month, where we highlight the highest rated Photo of the Day selection of the previous 4 weeks, along with the runner up, based on combined Facebook shares and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Streetcars and Dragons

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Chinatown, TTC, Streetcars, Flexity Outlook
November 30, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's new Flexity Outlook streetcars have been the subject of much media discussion over the past several months, as only a dozen of the 70 vehicles promised for 2015 have been delivered to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sunset Reflections

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, sunset
November 26, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In addition to providing habitats for birds and other wildlife, the man-made Leslie Street Spit also offers tremendous views of the Toronto skyline. In today's Photo of the Day, which ... read more

Photo of the Day: Icicle

Photo of the Day, Ice Condos, Lanterra Developments, architectsAlliance, Toronto
November 25, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The two recently-completed towers of Ïce Condos are now among the most prominent features on the Toronto skyline when viewed from the harbour and the islands, adding to the already ... read more

Photo of the Day: Honest Ed's

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Honest Ed's, Bathurst and Bloor
November 24, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The vibrant exterior of Honest Ed's is a well known landmark on the southwest corner of Bathurst and Bloor Streets. The iconic illuminated signage will surely be missed once Honest Ed's is ... read more

Photo of the Day: Regent Park at Night

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Regent Park
November 23, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The redevelopment of Toronto Regent Park community is now in its third phase, and demolition work is well under way at Block 17, one of the original walkup apartment building built during the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fiery Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, sunset
November 20, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's growing skyline is captured beautifully in today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Phil Marion. Shot from Balmy Beach, moments ... read more

Photo of the Day: Queen Street

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Queen Street
November 19, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The pedestrian bridge spanning Queen Street West between the Sheraton Centre and Nathan Phillips Square doesn't really serve much purpose, as the entrance from the hotel has been closed off for ... read more

Photo of the Day: High-Rise City

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, night
November 18, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The growth of Toronto's South Core continues with the addition of a major mixed-use development under construction south of the Gardiner, and east of York Street. The Sun Life Financial Tower is ... read more

Photo of the Day: Scarborough Bluffs

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Scarborough, bluffs, skyline
November 17, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Scarborough Bluffs are among one of the Greater Toronto Area's most impressive geological features. The chalky bluffs gave Scarborough its name, a nod to the large bluffs found in the coastal ... read more

Photo of the Day: Approaching Eglinton

Photo of the Day, Toronto, TTC, subway, Eglinton, train
November 16, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The outdoor section of track between Eglinton and St. Clair stations provides riders of the TTC's Line 1 Yonge branch with a few minutes of natural light during their daily commutes. In ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dash8-400

Photo of the Day, Toronto, CN Tower, Island Airport, Billy Bishop
November 13, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Porter Airlines' turboprop passenger aircraft have become a familiar sight above Toronto's waterfront. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr ... read more