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    Toronto | 65 King Street East | 82.9m | 18s | Carttera | WZMH

    This project has turned out beautifully, particularly the King/Leader Lane corner. The quality of materials is much higher than in a typical residential development.
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    Evocative Images of Lost Toronto

    In memoriam, John Andrews, photos of Scarborough College (TPL): 1966 photo form the Toronto Star Archives, originally run with the caption: Scarboro College is fortress-like school which hugs the rim of highland creek and is built entirely of poured concrete. A rival for Toronto's new City...
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    Evocative Images of Lost Toronto

    John Andrews, one of Toronto's most significant architects (Scarborough College) passed away recently: https://www.daniels.utoronto.ca/news/2022/03/31/memoriam-john-h-andrews-1933-2022 Here's his entry for the New City Hall competition done in 1958 when he was 25 (all pics from the TPL):
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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    Nice comparison, DSC! here's an older shot from 1885:
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    Toronto | 401 Bay Street (formerly Simpson Tower) | 143.86m | 33s | Cadillac Fairview | WZMH

    Their stewardship of the TD Centre has not been bad.
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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    Yonge south of Gerrard: 1980’s: Yesterday:
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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    NE corner of Richmond and Portland: 1955: 1981: 2022:
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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    Richmond looking east at Peter: 1972: 2022:
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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    Regarding the first pic of 342 Adelaide above. Either the date in the TPL of 1914 is incorrect or the description in the heritage listing below giving the store addition in 1912 is wrong:
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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    Adelaide and Peter Streets: 1914 (TPL): 1949: 1972: 1980: 2022:
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    Toronto | 2 Carlton | 251.1m | 73s | Northam | IBI Group

    How about if we call it a "piazza"?

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