Good fences make good photos...

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  1. Architourist

    Architourist New Member

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    Hey everyone,

    Globe & Mail's "Architourist" here. I'm trying to assemble a bunch of photographs of some really interesting fences for a column. Gotta be residential and the more innovative the better...can also be weird, too, i.e. using reclaimed materials.

    Can anyone direct me to some neighbourhoods/addresses? Or a Google street view of some?

    I will give credit to forumers (and will use real names if you want to provide them) for any that I use.

    Cheers,

    Dave
     
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  2. UserNameToronto

    UserNameToronto Active Member

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    My favorite fence is the one that does not exist between our backyard and our neighbours' in Corktown. It's one of the few rowhouses I've seen with a shared backyard, and it makes the 14-foot wide plots feel much less cramped.
     
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  3. vic

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    The "bike fence" near the western end of King St., a couple of blocks before Roncesvalles. Here's one crappy photo that doesn't do it justice:
    http://vic.gedris.org/pics/2006-02-28/MD-2006-02-28-003.html

    Haven't been by there in a while, but it looks more overgrown in Streetview than I remember.
    http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&sour...=7GT5ZEyIrucoM35mOLOWVg&cbp=12,68.65,,0,11.94

    Cheers,
    Vic
     
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  4. vic

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    Since moving into a rowhouse, I've had the desire to do that too.
     
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  5. Edward Skira

    Edward Skira Coming Soon SRC Staff Member

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    The hoarding for the new towers at the Distillery is pretty cool.
     
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  7. Prometheus The Supremo

    Prometheus The Supremo ►Member №41+⅜◄

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    i don't know if this would count as residential, i think it's more institutional...

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    of course, interesting means different things to different people. i find old walls interesting.
     
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