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Old July 29th, 2010, 03:55 PM   #141
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Well I agree with some that the antenna cluster looks just junky but I LOVE FCP and always will. Even if they reclad it in hot pink. It's a landmark.
Especially in the 80's when so many movies were filmed in Toronto and they would try to pass them off as US cities and you could clearly see FCP with the old BMO sign.
hot pink that can be a good idea since I suppose Toronto is already the best Gay capital of the world. Maybe they can put it in pink spotlights when the recladding in beautiful off-white is finished and celebrate the Gay Pride that way.
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Old July 29th, 2010, 06:38 PM   #142
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hot pink that can be a good idea since I suppose Toronto is already the best Gay capital of the world. Maybe they can put it in pink spotlights when the recladding in beautiful off-white is finished and celebrate the Gay Pride that way.
Well I prefer it to be bedazzled and covered in glitter with a 1000 foot feather boa wrapped near the top billowing... but pink lighting will do.
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Old July 30th, 2010, 03:23 PM   #143
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Well I prefer it to be bedazzled and covered in glitter with a 1000 foot feather boa wrapped near the top billowing... but pink lighting will do.
Yep, Pink Lightning will do!

I rather see CN tower being covered with those little sparkling lights at nights just as the Eiffel Tower! Imagine the effect it does if on an hour, the tower starts to twinkle!
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Old July 30th, 2010, 03:27 PM   #144
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I can't wait to see it at sunrise/sunset once it's finished.
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Old July 30th, 2010, 03:31 PM   #145
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I can't wait to see it at sunrise/sunset once it's finished.
FCP is finished long long time ago. I know what you mean. When it is reclad in beautiful clean white/off-white stones or what so ever, it ll be light the Snow White beauty in the great City of Toronto.
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Old July 30th, 2010, 05:08 PM   #146
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FCP is finished long long time ago. I know what you mean. When it is reclad in beautiful clean white/off-white stones or what so ever, it ll be light the Snow White beauty in the great City of Toronto.
Yea definitely speaking of the reclad. FCP has been there as long as I can remember and when I first started visting Toronto when I was younger, I thought it was so tall and strong looking. Just there... like a sentry, watching over the city.
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Old July 30th, 2010, 05:10 PM   #147
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this building reminds of the world trade center building in dubai which was built in the 1970's, when was this built?
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Old July 30th, 2010, 05:49 PM   #148
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this building reminds of the world trade center building in dubai which was built in the 1970's, when was this built?
HUH? I 've never seen any building as such in Dubai, do you have any pictures of the one you mention? You don't mean the twin towers, right?

This one is also built late 60's, early 70's too as far as I am concerned.
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^ this one, ofcourse this Dubai building is only 40 floors, its was the tallest in Dubai when built in 1977, ofcourse its a bit different too, I didn;t say exactly same





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There's also one in Hong Kong that is going through a reclad with a white base, although don't think it was marble.

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Old July 30th, 2010, 08:27 PM   #151
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^ this one, ofcourse this Dubai building is only 40 floors, its was the tallest in Dubai when built in 1977, ofcourse its a bit different too, I didn;t say exactly same





Oh yes, that is true!!! hey, this is funny, I didn't know about this one at all and should admit that if this one was built twice that large and taller, it would 've been such a lovely addition to the city of Dubai, even now.

Are you sure it does count 40 floors? I don't think so, it should be max. 30 storeys tall though.

I wonder what indeed if they 'd replace the antennae atop of FCP with one as such! could look even better.
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Old July 31st, 2010, 02:25 AM   #152
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^ i have read anywhere from 35-40 floors, i dont know how they count that, i believe the building also has some basment floors, i am not sure if they are counting them too. Its definatly 30 floors for sure though

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Old August 1st, 2010, 08:55 AM   #153
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Old August 2nd, 2010, 12:23 PM   #156
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Old August 2nd, 2010, 12:42 PM   #157
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Sweet! It will look so much cleaner.
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Old August 3rd, 2010, 05:22 PM   #158
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Why change it? The facade is attacking people!!!!!
I know that if I was going to be killed, I would want it to be from a falling piece of Carrera Marble.

As to all the people who say to get rid of the antennae on the roof, They're still being used! if you don't believe me, check out

http://www.openbuildings.com/buildin...ofile-540.html
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Old August 3rd, 2010, 08:22 PM   #159
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I know that if I was going to be killed, I would want it to be from a falling piece of Carrera Marble.

As to all the people who say to get rid of the antennae on the roof, They're still being used! if you don't believe me, check out

http://www.openbuildings.com/buildin...ofile-540.html
I'm aware that the antenna are still being used. Lots of radio stations use them and tv. It's just clutterd and messy looking.
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Old August 3rd, 2010, 08:28 PM   #160
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They should replace what's already there with a single, larger antenna.
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