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  1. jje1000 replied to the thread Premier Doug Ford's Ontario.

    More on that- concentrating these services (like in the DTES) creates a toxic environment that encourages addict behavior and creates a...

    Aug 16, 2018 at 12:35 PM
  2. jje1000 replied to the thread 2200-2206 Eglinton Ave East (Dream, ?, Kirkor Architects).

    I'm surprised they're keeping the office tower.

    Aug 16, 2018 at 12:02 PM
  3. jje1000 replied to the thread Toronto | Eaton Centre (Ongoing Renewal) | ?m | ?s | Cadillac Fairview | Zeidler.

    Definitely agree- facade technology & engineering has advanced quite a bit since the 70s (builders having problems with the original...

    Aug 16, 2018 at 11:58 AM
  4. jje1000 replied to the thread Toronto | Eaton Centre (Ongoing Renewal) | ?m | ?s | Cadillac Fairview | Zeidler.

    I hate to say it, but the original character of Eaton Centre is long gone by now, and a revamp of the roof (and maybe the upper floors)...

    Aug 16, 2018 at 2:13 AM
  5. jje1000 replied to the thread Toronto | Eaton Centre (Ongoing Renewal) | ?m | ?s | Cadillac Fairview | Zeidler.

    Question- are there any plans to clean/redo the glass roof? It feels quite dirty and dated at this point, no matter how much they...

    Aug 15, 2018 at 6:36 PM
  6. jje1000 attached a file to the thread Metrolinx: Other Items (catch all).

    Like many others echo- it's good news that it looks like Metrolinx is here to stay (for now). However, I do wonder how the independence...

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  7. jje1000 replied to the thread Toronto | Yukon Striker at Canada's Wonderland | 68m | ?s | Cedar Fair.

    Interesting that they're incrementally recreating the whole 'Frontier Canada' section, which was originally planned but never built.

    Aug 15, 2018 at 12:59 PM
  8. jje1000 replied to the thread Kraft Bakery Redevelopment (2150 Lake Shore Blvd W @ Park Lawn, First Capital).

    Good to hear- really hopeful about this: Some of the urban plans they've done:...

    Aug 15, 2018 at 12:37 PM
  9. jje1000 replied to the thread Toronto | Waterfront Innovation Centre | 53m | 12s | Waterfront Toronto | Sweeny &Co.

    I dunno, it feels like that with this building in place, Dockside Drive will essentially be a secondary street that'll also be...

    Aug 15, 2018 at 12:32 PM
  10. jje1000 replied to the thread TTC: Relief Line South (In Design).

    Good info to know- that's both simultaneously hopeful and depressing because of all the stars that need to align to make it happen.

    Aug 15, 2018 at 12:15 AM
  11. jje1000 replied to the thread "Downtown" elites?.

    I definitely think it's not correlated to income, but more so beliefs:

    Aug 15, 2018 at 12:11 AM
  12. jje1000 replied to the thread Toronto | Waterfront Innovation Centre | 53m | 12s | Waterfront Toronto | Sweeny &Co.

    Good to know- though I have some concerns that the retail on Block 2 might concentrate their entries and exists facing Queens Quay,...

    Aug 14, 2018 at 9:09 PM
  13. jje1000 replied to the thread Premier Doug Ford's Ontario.

    Mmm I think that logic's incomplete. For the record, I'm not against safe injection sites and believe that they do save lives, but I do...

    Aug 14, 2018 at 8:58 PM
  14. jje1000 replied to the thread TTC: Relief Line South (In Design).

    IMO you'd get more done by shaming governments these days.

    Aug 14, 2018 at 12:51 PM
  15. jje1000 replied to the thread Premier Doug Ford's Ontario.

    I wonder how much of this is from pressure from BIA groups? Even though they do save lives, injection sites do also create a 'zone'...

    Aug 14, 2018 at 12:43 PM