Toronto 401 Bay Street | 143.86m | 33s | Cadillac Fairview | WZMH

February 19 2019
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If I did not remember the original building (and, of course, it's not all hidden yet) this 'new building" actually looks fine. I will be interested to see how they deal with the crown - the original one when it was lit at night was actually rather pleasant but the lighting has not worked properly for a decade.
 
I'm getting tired of this white clad trend in Toronto. It's not as bad as blue/green glass. But white is like grey. Don't understand the architects/developers on this choice of white for these columns. Doesn't go with the blue and makes thise building look cold and sterile. If it has a white cap on top that's like the cherry on top of this mess.
 
I've been meaning to ask this for a while - why does the thread title say 'formerly Simpson Tower'? Exterior and interior signage is still "Simpson Tower". Is that expected to change after the re-skinning?
 

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