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  1. Tony

    Toronto | 134 Parliament | 145.8m | 44s | Lamb Dev Corp | a—A

    He bought the empty lot next door, but does he own the Strat's building itself? I don't remember hearing about that, though I think many expected it to happen.
  2. Tony

    Toronto | Union Station Revitalization | ?m | ?s | City of Toronto | NORR

    I won't consider it done until the piano is in place.
  3. Tony

    Toronto's Culture Production Boom

    Pixar's 'Turning Red' - due to be released in the Spring of 2022 - is set in Toronto.
  4. Tony

    Toronto | Biblio Lofts | 28.91m | 7s | NVSBLE | BDP Quadrangle

    Love the look and scale of it. Also, it seems to play off of this beauty directly across the street: (from Google Maps)
  5. Tony

    Toronto | CIBC SQUARE | 241.39m | 50s | Hines | WilkinsonEyre

    One of my favourite trees - there are a few really gorgeous ones in the south end of Kew Gardens, just north of the lawn bowling courts. I just had a few dozen seeds shipped in from BC as an anniversary present and hope to grow a few in pots before planting them outside.
  6. Tony

    Toronto | Canary Landing | 89.61m | 26s | Dream | COBE Architects

    I'm obsessed with the thought of this tree canopy being the norm on every single street that doesn't already have one
  7. Tony

    UrbanToronto contributor Jasonzed - Jason Zytynsky - has passed away

    Heartbreaking news. He will be missed.
  8. Tony

    Toronto | 100 Wellesley East | 38.7m | 11s | CAPREIT | Core Architects

    Very happy with the look of this - especially the retail element. Could be a game-changer in so many parts of the city.
  9. Tony

    Toronto | Lower Don Lands Redevelopment | ?m | ?s | Waterfront Toronto

    Ugh, green leaves for the tree? Again? Really?
  10. Tony

    Toronto | The Well | 174.03m | 46s | RioCan | Hariri Pontarini

    Thanks for the great pictures. Hard for me to look at these without imagining a fully completed Rail Deck Park in the foreground and then pretend that it stretches all the way to the DVP with a lovely pair of pedestrian bridges going over the Union Station train shed.
  11. Tony

    Rogers Centre Renovations

    There's a profile/interview piece on Bob McCown in the Globe where he talks about a plan he pitched to the federal government over a decade ago for a 'stadium district' at Downsview. I'm not a fan of his or the idea but it's interesting to read about nonetheless. "Backed by a friend, a former...
  12. Tony

    Toronto | Lower Don Lands Redevelopment | ?m | ?s | Waterfront Toronto

    Not sure if someone has already posted this here, but if you don't already follow Rocky's Twitter account you really should. It's funny, posts daily, and often has great pictures and progress reports.
  13. Tony

    Rogers Centre Renovations

    Yes, yes we seem to have.
  14. Tony

    Rogers Centre Renovations

    Boo! What purpose do your facts serve here? JK I thought that the Oxford proposal was just east of here (above the convention centre) but didn't look it up because that would have exposed the major flaw in my scheme. That plan has now backfired.
  15. Tony

    Rogers Centre Renovations

    Or, knock out the north end, including the entirety of the hotel, then keep going and take out 315 & 325 Front (I think Rogers owns both of these no?), deck over the railway, and with the stadium now open and facing north you have a big public plaza/park with a view into the Dome (which also...

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