Poor little kitty sculpture. I'm sure a local dog has already peed on it. That fate is inevitable.
The city's recycling and garbage disposal bins always manage to bring a sense of shoddiness to wherever they're located. Mass-produced quality is likely as easy and cost-effective to produce as...
One can only hope that the towers will bring some relief and that this mess will be restricted to Mercer Street.
My condolences to the residents of the condo to the south who have to look at these lower floors.
The best Toronto can be is to be Toronto - everything from being assertively capitalist to treating people in need humanely and compassionately. And pretty much everything in between.
We don't need to pretend that we should be, or are, anyone else.