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  1. thecharioteer

    Toronto | Waterworks Building Redevelopment | 47.55m | 13s | MOD Developments | Diamond Schmitt

    The City has said it will open before the end of November.
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    Toronto | Massey Hall Revitalization at the Allied Music Centre | 48.46m | 7s | KPMB

    No need to get the marbles. Just a good plasterer like John Nash used in his terraces on Regent's Park. Throw in some music themed elements (lyres, flutes) and the issue is solved...
  3. thecharioteer

    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    Front east of Jarvis 1953: Today (pic by Rascacielo on North St. Lawrence Market thread):
  4. thecharioteer

    Toronto | St Lawrence Market North | 25.3m | 5s | City of Toronto | Rogers Stirk Harbour

    Coincidentally, this pic from 1953 was recently posted on the Evocative Photos thread:
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    Toronto | Massey Hall Revitalization at the Allied Music Centre | 48.46m | 7s | KPMB

    Must be earlier. This pic in Toronto Archives is labelled 1961 and the frieze is already gone:
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    Evocative Images of Lost Toronto

    The article is very sloppy with its facts: Back when the area at Jarvis and Front formed the commercial core of the old Town of York, there were few buildings made of brick. Campbell House, the Grange and the Bank of Upper Canada just around the corner on Adelaide were made of brick. Campbell...
  7. thecharioteer

    67 Adelaide St E Revovation (Na-Me-Res, 4s, Hilditch)

    While the current building has a certain deco/moderne vibe to it (and I certainly don't like the proposed "renovation"), I can't help thinking of what once was on the corner:
  8. thecharioteer

    Evocative Images of Lost Toronto

    Much as I like Berczy Park, I prefer this view from 1919:
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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    St. Andrew's Playground (Adelaide and Brant) over the years: 1914: 1950's: 1970's: Today (looks like the same tree). Redesign by DTAH landscape architects, reopening in November:
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    300 Jarvis Street (aka Ramada hotel)

    It's a designated building with a heritage easement agreement with the City. Address: 300-304 JARVIS ST Ward: 13 Status: Designated Part IV List Date: Aug 10, 1987 Intention Date: By-Law: 223-88 Part IV Date: Mar 11, 1988 Part V Date: Heritage District: N/A...
  11. thecharioteer

    Toronto | 401 Bay Street (formerly Simpson Tower) | 143.86m | 33s | Cadillac Fairview | WZMH

    Funny how I never realized how few windows there were on the lower floors until they re-clad them in white:

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