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xy3

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Imo it's a nice warm grey and a quality finish compared to the building next door. It's certainly more expensive than standard aluminum paneling and far superior to plastic spandrel.

I think the black crown as pictured in the rendering would have cheapened it even more and would have been too top-heavy.

Although I think black would have worked nicely for the window frames. While Im iffy on the current window frames I love the warm grey railings.
 

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Finishing up around grade and in the public realm. Looks quite nice, actually; some borderline Upper West Side vibes.

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I like this style buildings. They’re warm and inviting. We need more of them to balance out the glass monotonie. Aaand ... they have landscaping. Wow. Unusual for Toronto sidewalks.
 

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It’s everywhere in DC Chicago etc

Lots in Seattle too; several centres are ahead of Toronto in this; though, we have been doing it for a while now, but at a very small scale; perhaps a dozen spots across the City; a few more if you count traffic islands.

But this will shift.

The entire Portlands and Lake Shore Blvd East public realm is based on alternate ground covers (alternate to sod/bare soil) with a heavy focus on native plants and perennials.

But it's working its way in smaller streetscape projects as well.
 

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I was concerned about the exterior material but it turned out better than I expected. It's not perfect, but I'm happy that builders are deviating from glass and spandrel from time to time.
 

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The window elements still bothers me here. Least ADRM's pics above does well in the attempt to obscure them.
 

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I love the "ghost window" recesses/alcoves in the first and last photo. Forget the architectural term for them.
 
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