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  1. josephdavidmckee

    Toronto 2 Bloor West Podium Redevelopment | ?m | 2s | KingSett Capital | WZMH

    I tried hard to find some photos of the original ground floor condition of this building, but the best I could come up with were these two partial images from the City of Toronto Archives via a BlogTO article, if any one else is curious. source...
  2. josephdavidmckee

    Toronto St Lawrence Market North | 25.3m | 5s | City of Toronto | Rogers Stirk Harbour

    I used to live nearby years ago and while I wasn't afraid to pass through here, I remember that I always felt there was a certain "emptiness" to this immediate area at night. I think for Queer folks like myself, or women, or Black, Indigenous, or other minority groups, "emptiness" (or an absence...
  3. josephdavidmckee

    Toronto Hospital For Sick Children: Patient Support Centre | 99.06m | 22s | Sick Kids | B+H

    Interesting article about the beautiful "Monument to the Brave" by Anishinaabe artist Nico Williams that will be displayed in the lobby of this new building when it is complete.
  4. josephdavidmckee

    Toronto Ace Hotel Toronto | 44.8m | 13s | Carbon Hospitality | Shim-Sutcliffe

    Shim - Sutcliffe win the 2021 RAIC gold medal.
  5. josephdavidmckee

    Toronto Sidewalk Toronto at Quayside | ?m | ?s | Sidewalk | Snøhetta Dezeen interviews the head of urban systems at Sidewalk about their lofty plans for this project.
  6. josephdavidmckee

    Toronto The Residences of 488 University Avenue | 206.95m | 55s | Amexon | Core Architects

    That little growth the building has on its North-east shoulder is driving me crazy.
  7. josephdavidmckee

    Toronto 250 University | 155.76m | 47s | Northam | IBI Group Looks like the property has been heritage listed since '97.
  8. josephdavidmckee

    Toronto 7 St Thomas | 38.71m | 9s | St. Thomas | Hariri Pontarini

    This is how the stone on the WCH should have been handled.
  9. josephdavidmckee

    Toronto Berczy Park Revitalization | ?m | ?s

    The city really bounced back.
  10. josephdavidmckee

    Toronto 88 Scott Street | 203.9m | 58s | Concert | P + S / IBI

    Seeing this and 1 King West together on the skyline makes me wish for a fully realized Robert Stern stone tower in the core somewhere too.
  11. josephdavidmckee

    Toronto CampusOne Student Residence (was University Place) | 79.85m | 25s | Knightstone | Diamond Schmitt

    I would love to see two buildings fill out that corner, rather than another big chunky one.
  12. josephdavidmckee

    Toronto The Georgian | 27.6m | 7s | Stafford | RAW Design

    Is it meant to be a clock-tower?
  13. josephdavidmckee

    Toronto PJ Condos | 156.96m | 48s | Pinnacle | Hariri Pontarini

    If Mirvish's Art Gallery addition ever materializes we might get another beauty filling out the block here.
  14. josephdavidmckee

    Toronto Pinnacle One Yonge | 344.58m | 105s | Pinnacle | Hariri Pontarini

    The new Congress Centre addition, Erickson's Bank of Canada, Safdie's Diefenbaker Building addition...
  15. josephdavidmckee

    Toronto Burke Condominiums | 163.4m | 53s | Concert | IBI Group If anyone is interested in the interiors of the old houses, the listings are up on mls.
  16. josephdavidmckee

    Toronto 88 Scott Street | 203.9m | 58s | Concert | P + S / IBI

    I think in that case it's a matter of both weak design and weak materials.
  17. josephdavidmckee

    Toronto 217 Adelaide West | 103.5m | 23s | Humbold Properties | Adamson

    I also really liked the original design, however it's great to see office and hotel here. This combined with the office component at Westbank's project will help keep the programming of the neighborhood diverse.