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    Toronto Hilton Renovation

    Hopefully not the same people responsible for the renovations at The Manulife Centre.
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    Toronto | CIBC SQUARE | 241m | 50s | Hines | WilkinsonEyre

    Here is where it is supposed to go. Here is more information about that art piece @Johnny Au ... http://plepuc.org/en/artwork/winslossesties
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    Toronto | 55 Mercer | 155m | 47s | CentreCourt | IBI Group

    Will be quite complimentary to its neighbor King Blue with its red and black brick.
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    336 Queen Street West | 16m | 4s | Pearl Group | Turner Fleischer

    The database link at the top of this page for this site doesn't seem to be working?? https://urbantoronto.ca/database/projects/336-queen-street-west
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    Clare R. Copeland Transformer Station | ?m | ?s | Toronto Hydro | IBI Group COMPLETE

    I'm surprised I haven't seen a single photo of the new parkette here. Is it even open yet?
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    Toronto | CIBC SQUARE | 241m | 50s | Hines | WilkinsonEyre

    Which phase's tower is 241m and which is 238m? It looks like phase 2 on the north side of the tracks is taller but that might purely be because it is at a slightly higher elevation!?
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    Toronto | Ace Hotel Toronto | 45m | 13s | Carbon Hospitality | Shim-Sutcliffe

    It will be a double height lobby yes!!... https://urbantoronto.ca/news/2019/03/sculptural-arches-emerge-51-camden-hotel-takes-shape
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    Toronto | One Bloor East | 257m | 76s | Great Gulf | Hariri Pontarini

    I placed this comment in this thread as it is the highest development considered 'under construction' in the DB that I believe should be flagged as 'complete'. See attached image for examples of more developments that I believe should be updated - and there are even more in the list...
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    Scotia Plaza (KingSett) updates

    Here is how it looks now. (Google Street View - August 2018) The over-sized flower pots are the current 'bollards' and block the view of the plaza. While not perfect, the proposed benches cleans up the look.
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    Toronto | U of T: Schwartz Reisman Innovation Centre | ?m | 20s | U of T | Weiss/Manfredi

    Another article... https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2019/03/25/u-of-t-receives-100-million-gift-for-new-artificial-intelligence-complex-the-schools-largest-ever-donation.html
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    Toronto | Union Centre | 267m | 52s | Westbank | Bjarke Ingels Group

    Here is what Station Street looks like today compliments of Google Street View..
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    Toronto | Union Centre | 267m | 52s | Westbank | Bjarke Ingels Group

    I would love to see renders regarding what will be happening over Station Street as per this section in Bozikovic's article... 'But what’s more interesting is what happens at the bottom and the top. The tower will sit on top of an eight-storey internet hub at 151 Front St. West, and behind it...
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    Toronto | Massey Tower Condos | 207m | 60s | MOD Developments | Hariri Pontarini

    The design of the lower floors as highlighted by the red arrows below don't seem to match up unless they haven't actually installed that piece yet and it is just resting there waiting for installation? Regardless, it appears to have 'fake' windows unlike the renders which is all opaque.
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    Toronto | T3 Bayside | 41m | 10s | Hines | 3XN

    Here is the article Alex wrote regarding this development in today's G&M... https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/art-and-architecture/article-a-tall-wood-office-tower-for-torontos-waterfront/
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    King Portland Centre and Kingly Condos | 58m | 15s | Allied | Hariri Pontarini COMPLETE

    I try to provide value with each post I make here at Urban Toronto but I must make an exception by simply stating: I LOVE THIS DEVELOPMENT. MORE BRICK PROJECTS PLEASE. :-)

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