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20 photos of iconic Toronto landmarks on Instagram

While a cult of photography purists still denigrate the retro-filter craze brought on by the ubiquity of Instagram and other such apps, for certain subject matter this processed-look just works really well. Case in point: iconic architecture and landmarks. Perhaps it's because we're already over-exposed to such images, but quirky, saturated takes on things like the Gooderham (Flatiron) Building, OCAD, and the Eaton Centre (to name but a few) are reminiscent of cheesy postcards: you wouldn't call them art, but they're fun to look at.

With that in mind, we asked our Instagram followers to upload their favourite photos of Toronto icons and landmarks with the tag #iconicTO. The result is a huge gallery of shots, of which the 20 below are some of the best. Add yours to the pool and we'll can update the post with more photos.

Nathan Phillips Square

Photo by stilez

Commerce Court

stilez

Subway Toronto

Photo by aryehd

Toronto Buildings

aryehd

AGO Toronto

Photo by detroitburbanite

OCAD Toronto

Photo by stardchiu

Brookfield Place Toronto

Photo by wambamthankyoucam

Honest Ed's Toronto

Photo by cohengilad

Flatiron Building Toronto

Photo by blogTO

Postal Toronto

Photo by jeaniehm

Food Building CNE

jeaniehm

Old City Hall Toronto

Photo by jasonfitzzz

Massey Hall

Photo by toddhaskins

CN Tower

Photo by gabrielaghisi

Royal Bank Building Toronto

gabrielaghisi

ROM Toronto

Photo by alesndrs

Queen's Park Toronto

Photo by jamieconamore

Redpath Sugar Toronto

Photo by moremelessyou

Eaton Centre Toronto

Photo by dflack

St. Lawrence Market Toronto

Photo by jenna778


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