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Old April 5th, 2017, 05:56 AM   #841
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The new paint job on the Toronto-Dominion Centre looks sharp. Notice the tallest black tower is almost finished, one tower completely done, and 2 more towers to go. I'd love to see a few more black towers in other parts of the downtown, a few red brick ones as a nod to Toronto's red brick Victorian building stock, and maybe even 1-2 like the gold Royal Bank Plaza.
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The new paint job on the Toronto-Dominion Centre looks sharp. Notice the tallest black tower is almost finished, one tower completely done, and 2 more towers to go. I'd love to see a few more black towers in other parts of the downtown, a few red brick ones as a nod to Toronto's red brick Victorian building stock, and maybe even 1-2 like the gold Royal Bank Plaza.
It's a great shame, as well as an architetural crime, that Oxford Properties is recladding the black towers of the Richmond Adelaide Centre in something "contemporary" in order to contribute to the relentless sameness of just about every office building erected downtown in the past 20 years.
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Old April 5th, 2017, 08:37 AM   #843
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It's a great shame, as well as an architetural crime, that Oxford Properties is recladding the black towers of the Richmond Adelaide Centre in something "contemporary" in order to contribute to the relentless sameness of just about every office building erected downtown in the past 20 years.
Agree. I'm still trying to get over the re-clad of Zurich Insurance on University Avenue and the re-cladding of the Simpson Tower currently under way. Btw, even the CN Tower apparently isn't safe. Someone on UT caught wind of an attempt already under way to re-clad the main pod with floor to ceiling glass.

UT notified the planning department who weren't aware that it was happening. They've contacted Heritage. There's already tarp on the side of the tower and it's not clear if some panels have been taken off thus far.

I'm stunned that these building managers don't realize they have to clear things with the City first. What kind of nimrods do they have working there?

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Old April 18th, 2017, 11:18 PM   #850
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I'd love to see that squat 20 floor building behind the Royal York re-developed with a 432 Park Avenue replica. Maybe done in silver metallic instead.
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I love driving the Don Valley Parkway. The rise of Yorkville has made it even better.
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