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

    Looks great! Those plastic bins though 🤦‍♀️ I swear, this cheap-as-muck city never misses a chance to foot-gun itself
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    TMU: Law School (101-111 Gerrard St E, Ryerson, ?s, ?)

    What? You wouldn't want to buy a City University of Toronto sweatshirt with "See You Next Tuesday" printed on the back?
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    Waterfront Transit Reset Phase 1 Study

    There's been a similar "urban marsh" at Corktown Common for years and I'm fairly certain nobody's died from tropical diseases as a result.
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    Toronto | Alias | 149.5m | 45s | Madison Group | Teeple Architects

    I dunno, I just can't unsee it:
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    Toronto | Quayside | ?m | ?s | Dream | David Adjaye

    What beautiful fictions!
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    Toronto | Crosstown LRT | ?m | ?s

    As Marc Bolan sang, "Get it on / Bang a gong / Eglingtong"
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    Toronto | Crosstown LRT: Oakwood Station | ?m | ?s | Metrolinx | IBI Group

    Is that permanent public art? It's fun! Love the burst of colour, especially since this is a view terminus coming up Oakwood.
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    Toronto | York University: Joan and Martin Goldfarb Gallery | ?m | 3s | York University | Hariri Pontarini

    The Absinthe was in my college, Winters. Many's the night I'd stay there until last call, stumble across the quad to bed, then go right back the next morning to get a cheese bagel and a pint of Coke to try and shake off the damage.
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    Toronto | The Bentway (was Under Gardiner) | ?m | ?s | Waterfront Toronto

    In addition to the other, more substantive critiques, I'd just like to make sure we don't miss that 5468796's proposal brings us "Bent Buddies", which sounds like the world's lamest LGBTQ dating app.
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    Toronto | Peter and Adelaide | 152.39m | 47s | Graywood | BBB

    Welp, I guess that explains why they didn't bother lining up the brick precast with the support columns.
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    Toronto | St Lawrence Market North | 25.3m | 5s | City of Toronto | Rogers Stirk Harbour

    It's all one building – the space between the two barrel vaults are a central atrium; the ground floor will hold the north market.
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    Toronto | GO Transit: Davenport Diamond Grade Separation | ?m | ?s | Metrolinx

    Building the span in steel means it can be lifted into place in-between CP trains, without interrupting freight operations. Doing it in concrete would mean setting up forms, rebar work, pouring, curing, tearing down forms, all of which is so much more disruptive I assume it would be a...
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    Toronto | 906 Yonge Street | 113.87m | 33s | Gupta | IBI Group

    I guess they're not going with CanadianNational's truly inspired idea to put the mock tudor on top of the tower, like a hat. To each their own...
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    1129 Dufferin Street (n of Shanly, 3s, ?)

    I've always wondered what the deal was with the little one-story guy with the giant "M" painted on front. Just one of those fun, inexplicable things.

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