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CN Tower Unveils Upgrades on 42nd Anniversary

CN Tower, Toronto, Canada Lands Company, Cumulus Architects
June 26, 2018 2:53 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
42 years ago today, Toronto's iconic CN Tower opened as the world’s tallest freestanding structure, a title it held for 32 years. It's now the third tallest freestanding structure in the ... read more

CN Tower Day on UrbanToronto: There's an App for That

CN Tower Viewfinder app: Entertainment, screen shot
June 26, 2018 11:42 am | by Craig White | Comments
Today marks the official reopening of the indoor observation level at the CN Tower, and we'll have a few stories about the changes at the tower, and what you can see from it, of course. We've even ... read more

Celebrating 40 Years: The Past and Present Evolution of Toronto's CN Tower

Fireworks, CN Tower, Metro Centre, Pan Am Games, WZMH, Marcus Mitanis
June 29, 2016 6:02 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
No skyscraping development proposal on the desks of the planning office aims to eclipse it. Trying to would be almost sacrilegious in this city. The tallest freestanding structure in the Western ... read more

Photo of the Day: Shrouded Tower

Photo of the Day, CN Tower
July 27, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The CN Tower is hands-down Toronto's most recognizable and visible landmark. Its massive height provides not just a valuable waypoint for urban navigation, but also the ability to put visitors ... read more

Photo of the Day: Warm Glow

Photo of the Day, CN Tower
July 15, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since the launch of our new and improved Flickr pool earlier this year, we have been seeing a steady stream of top notch urban photography, making for some very visually appealing Photo of the Day ... read more

Photo of the Day: Unsurpassed

Photo of the Day, CN Tower
May 14, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Despite the intense high-rise growth Toronto has seen over the past several years, the CN Tower remains our tallest structure, and will likely hold the title for decades to come. In the ... read more

CN Tower to be Re-Clad in time for Pan Am Games

The CN Tower and its new entry pavilion, completed last year, Toronto
April 1, 2014 9:45 am | by Craig White | Comments
The Canada Lands Company in conjunction with the City of Toronto's 2015 Games Readiness Office have announced the first of the major clean-up projects planned for Toronto in advance of next ... read more

Photo of the Day: A Bird's-Eye View

CN Tower, downtown Toronto, Toronto condos, harbourfront, Union station
August 16, 2013 8:15 am | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
We see more photos of the CN Tower than we see taken from the tower, so it's always fun to catch up with how things look from up there these days. This breathtaking shot, posted in the Urban ... read more

Photo of the Day: An Icon

CN Tower, Toronto
July 3, 2013 11:00 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Whether standing on the scary glass floor, looking out over the city at impossible heights or just adimiring the dart-like tower from below, Torontonians and visitors alike have been offered up ... read more

Photo of the Day: Splash of Colour

CN Tower, Toronto
July 1, 2013 11:00 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Several condos surrounding the CN Tower are currently empty skeletons with huge cranes extending from their rooftops. The sunset on Toronto temporarily transforms these hollow shells into golden ... read more

KDA Interventions Transform and Personalize Toronto Public Space

137 Yonge Street, LED lighting, Kramer Design Associates
May 17, 2013 2:45 pm | by Jason Allen | Comments
Toronto's look and feel comes from more than the work of architects, landscape designers, and planners. Kramer Design Associates is one of the firms whose work also permeates our bustling town. read more

Topping Off April 2013: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Ripley's Aquarium Of Canada Toronto
May 1, 2013 1:30 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The past month at UrbanToronto has been quite eventful. Our Twitter page has just hit over 20,000 followers, our Facebook page is approaching 4,000 fans, and the city of Toronto is growing faster ... read more

CN Tower and the Ripley's Aquarium Race to Summer Openings

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada B+H Architects CN Tower Toronto
April 8, 2013 5:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Few parts of Toronto see as much tourist traffic as the area surrounding the base of the CN Tower. Each year, millions of visitors from across the globe stand at the base of this monolithic ... read more

Photo of the Day: Toronto Marina

Picture of the Toronto Marina on the waterfront, on a sunny winter morning
February 7, 2013 12:00 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
A vantage point some aren't up early enough to witness. Today's photo of the day, taken by Forum member Empty Quarter, shows off the Toronto Marina on a sunny winter morning. The boats covered ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Always Present CN Tower

CN Tower and St Felix Centre
January 21, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
For many years, even as our skyline continues to reach higher and higher, we've had the imposing sight of our national tower looming over us from the south. Today's image sent in to us by ... read more

Ripley's Aquarium Taking Shape

Ripley's Aquarium and Ice Condos
January 16, 2013 2:34 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Do you think your aprtment building or condo tower is crowded with too many residents? Well try sharing your living space with 13,500 other inhabitants; that is what the aquatic creatures at the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Festive CN Tower at Sundown

Toronto at sundown, with L Tower and CN Tower visible
December 20, 2012 12:00 am | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day was taken at sundown by Forum member, Razz. We can see the L Tower in the distance and, to the left, the new George Brown College building stands as a boxy ... read more

Photo of the Day: L + CN Towers at Sunset

CN Tower and L Tower at sunset, image courtesy of Forum member Razz
December 17, 2012 12:00 am | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
A beautiful day sets, making silhouettes of the L Tower and CN Tower, as if no other skyscrapers existed in Toronto. Looking west, the city stands as a podium to the curvaceous towers. CN Tower ... read more

Southcore Financial Centre Draws Development South of Front

Southcore Financial Centre & Delta, Toronto Condos, GWL, bcIMC, P&S/IBI/KPMB
November 14, 2012 2:38 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Development of the area south of Front Street is proceeding at a dizzying pace, with new residential, commercial and institutional projects filling in the once-ignored and mostly-vacant land ... read more

Photo of the Day: Landscape of Construction

Construction in downtown Toronto
November 7, 2012 12:00 am | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
In this view of the West Don Lands development from the Don River Trail, cranes sit as sculptures on a newly landscaped base – a skeletal picture of the built environment to come. The CN Tower ... read more