The Number One Bloor East thread is abuzz about the plans for the corner. Bruce Freeman, vice-president of Great Gulf, is quoted in today's Globe And Mail as saying: "“We'll be going to sale within the next 60 days,” Excellent news. This brought the following response from forum member CityPlaceN1.

Hey Bruce, how about a sneak peek here at Urban Toronto?

Indeed Bruce, how about it? Urban Toronto has been around since 2001. When I first joined in 2002, I was amazed to find renderings for 1 Bloor East. I didn't even know there were plans for the corner and yet UT already had the renderings! Almost a decade later and we still have nothing to show for this corner save for the loss of one of my favourite Harvey's. Great Gulf, UT has been involved with this project for a lot longer than you have so how about showing us some love and letting us have a sneak peek at the new look? I'm sure there are members here that might be connected in some way to Great Gulf. How about passing this post on to them? Now let's take a look back. The original Kolter proposal that I first fell in love with back in 2002 

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The Bazis International version that almost made it a few years back. 

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I went back through this thread and found some suggestion for the site from various forum members. 3Dementia likes something round like the original 75 Nicholas. 

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Traynor suggests "something like the CCTV Headquarters building in Beijing. If it spanned Yonge Street at or above the 70th floor, this would be an appropriate 'Gateway to Downtown' that Yonge Street deserves." 

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MadMax wants the Rossiya Tower in Moscow.

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Not sure I like vz64's pick. Certainly not for this location. 

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I agree with Marcanadian that Gehry's Beekman would look great here! 

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And I also agree with Strange Advance about a down-scaled 7 South Dearborn.

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What's wrong with some oldschool Bloorj Toronto says Raptorzzs? Well where do I start... 

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wyliepoon took a different approach by resurrecting a few failed Toronto supertalls. Pretty neat! Harry's Sapphire Tower 

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Weston Skyscraper

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Maryon Tower

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And this is where we stand today.

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We realize most of the ideas presented by the forum members above are unrealistic. As for the sneak peek, how about it?