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Nealon House (197 King St E, Old Stonehenge/Sonder Hotel, 4s addition, Studio JCI)

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5e7e837783bf34b3bef15b41_197 King East 3-23-2020 V1-min.jpg
 

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I dunno...something is a bit off with that massing on top. It seems to distract from the overall building. Then again, I'm not sure how one would "hide" that 4 story addition so it isn't.
 

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Interesting to see that the roof turret is retained in the latest design- I wonder what it originally looked like?

Can't find any historic pictures of it, but I feel that it might have had a more elaborate roofline in the past.
 

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https://www.blogto.com/city/2014/02/what_king_street_used_to_look_like_in_toronto/

Not sure if that’s it. But, I found an old picture (possibly) in BlogTO. Fifth picture from bottom says ditto 1980 above it. Hope it helps or was close. Ok looked closer sorry it’s not. My bad
I think that was the building was on King and Bathurst, and replaced by a rather dull office building-

From what I found on OldTO- the building had already gained its current appearance by the 70s:


 

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