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Old February 3rd, 2014, 03:22 AM   #281
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Good luck. Hopefully, we'll get an early spring. Winter has been freakishly cold this year.
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Old February 4th, 2014, 03:07 AM   #282
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Its not supposed to drop below -7 or -8 any longer, so we should be fine in terms of the extreme cold (-15 to -30) that we have been getting for the last month or so
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Old February 5th, 2014, 05:05 PM   #283
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Old February 6th, 2014, 10:29 PM   #284
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It looks so good already.
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Old February 7th, 2014, 03:48 AM   #285
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It's added some flair to our rather conventional/classic style skyline
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Old February 7th, 2014, 09:55 PM   #286
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That's a very colorful shot of the city. Very pretty.
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Old February 7th, 2014, 10:50 PM   #287
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I associate red brick with Toronto and wish more of our newer buildings would incorporate that into their proposals.... or at least red accents in homage to our brick built form.
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Old February 7th, 2014, 10:55 PM   #288
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They must have a solution for the top of the tower where the snow is building up...that can be a ton of ice and snow that could come off the top there.

I love contemporary architecture, but don't really care for this on, but I appreciate it and it certainly adds to the skyline variety.
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Old February 7th, 2014, 11:08 PM   #289
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Significant snow build up is rare in Toronto. Winters here are very dry and snow that falls tends not to stick around very long. This winter has been abnormal. If snow did build up on the curve, I imagine they could use their window cleaning system to clear snow.
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Old February 13th, 2014, 06:26 PM   #290
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Old February 13th, 2014, 08:03 PM   #291
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Old February 13th, 2014, 11:26 PM   #292
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awesome curve shape...
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Old February 14th, 2014, 02:17 AM   #293
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Just one of the reasons L-Tower made it onto my list of Top-10 buildings opening in 2014.
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Old February 14th, 2014, 03:27 AM   #294
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still lacks the basis to complete the L.
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Old February 14th, 2014, 10:37 AM   #295
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Its still an l, just not a capital L.
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Old February 14th, 2014, 12:22 PM   #296
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I think it's still an "L" tower, it's just that the letter once stood for the shape of the building whereas now it just represents the name of the architect, i.e. L(ibeskind)-Tower.
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Old February 14th, 2014, 01:51 PM   #297
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That's an amazing shot!!!!
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What's the building under construction in the back, between the L-Tower and the church spire?
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Old February 14th, 2014, 08:30 PM   #298
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What's the building under construction in the back, between the L-Tower and the church spire?
ICE condos
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Old February 15th, 2014, 04:53 AM   #299
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The 'L' was always for Libeskind, not the shape of the tower.
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Old March 12th, 2014, 08:15 PM   #300
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