OMG so satisfying to see that brutal scaffolding come down after all this time. Nice to see they kept the timber windows.
Yes, they have shown they can do great things, like here, or not so great (e.g. 401 Bay!)A big thank-you and congratulations to Cadillac Fairview for taking the time and care to do this so beautifully, and on the splendid result. It looks absolutely wonderful.
Anyone know whether the brick is new, or did they just give it an extremely intense scrubbing?
Seems like the original idea was to reuse the bricks but in the end a lot of the building was too damaged to be salvaged, so it's mostly a very detailed recreation.
2 Queen project pivots from restoration to re-creationWhen revitalizing 2 Queen, the intent was to salvage as much of the existing building as possible, but wear-and-tear over the last 126 years required the team to pivot from restoration to re-creation. Owner Cadillac Fairview (CF) approached constructioncanada.constructconnect.com