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    Toronto | No7 Rosedale | 16.76m | 4s | Platinum Vista | Hariri Pontarini

    And I'll bet more than a few of them will buy units here when they reach their empty nest years.
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    Toronto | 1140 Yonge Street | ?m | 13s | Devron Developments | AUDAX

    Very much getting a Robert A.M. Stern vibe here.
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    Toronto | W Hotel Toronto | ?m | 9s | Larco | architectsAlliance

    Could this project be any dumber?
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    Toronto | No7 Rosedale | 16.76m | 4s | Platinum Vista | Hariri Pontarini

    Demolition happening right now.
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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    It looks like that parking lot was there for about 50 years. My God.
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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    These chop suey houses... were the signs referring to the specific dish (which is pretty rare in Chinese restaurants now) or was chop suey a catch-all label for Chinese food in general?
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    Toronto | Branksome Hall: Innovation Centre & Studio Theatre | 17.07m | 3s | Branksome Hall | MJMA

    They should also do something with that mismatched addition to the east side of the original Blaine house... but they won't.
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    Toronto | 33 Bloor East | ?m | 17s | Epic | WZMH

    How strange to see alterations to an older building that actually wind up looking good.
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    Toronto | PJ Condos | 156.96m | 48s | Pinnacle | Hariri Pontarini

    That means it’s 1975 again. Pomo is just around the corner.
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    Toronto | No7 Rosedale | 16.76m | 4s | Platinum Vista | Hariri Pontarini

    The Tribunal rejected the resident associations’ attempt to cast the three mid-century bungalows as “ugly ducklings” that were actually swans: “On the Tribunal’s perception of the evidence, the existing structures have characteristics of middling interest for which there are limited grounds of...
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    Toronto | 466 Dovercourt Road | 23m | 6s | Axia

    "Music City."
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    Toronto | W Hotel Toronto | ?m | 9s | Larco | architectsAlliance

    It's a shame that the concrete 70s bunker that actually worked — the Manulife Centre down the street — is the one being gussied up with glass. Meanwhile this mistake continues to blight Yonge and Bloor, getting shabbier with each passing year.
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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    Northeast corner of Queen East and Sherbourne, 1910
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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    Severn street, near Rosedale Valley Road. Studio of Tom Thomson and several Group of Seven painters. The Masonic Temple on Yonge can be seen in the background.
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    Toronto | MEC Queen Street (Mountain Equipment Coop) | 21m | 3s | Parallax | Sweeny &Co

    It's certainly a mediocre building but I don't think it rises to the level of, say, genocide. This one small building has now become the lightning rod for every disappointment, frustration and failure in our modest, not-so-world -class city. It's a heavy burden for what, after all, is just a...

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