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[PHOTO] Looking northwest, Yonge and King

Looking northwest, Yonge and King #toronto #skyline #financialdistrict #yongeandking #yongestreet #kingstreet

Written by Randy McDonald

October 1, 2019 at 10:15 am

[PHOTO] Skyline east from the Islington Avenue Bridge

Skyline east from the Islington Avenue Bridge #toronto #etobicoke #skyline #towers #cntower #financialdistrict #humberbayshores #islingtonave #islingtonavenue #islingtonavenuebridge #blue #sky #latergram

Written by Randy McDonald

June 24, 2019 at 10:15 am

[PHOTO] Two skylines of Toronto seen from the Entertainment District

There are great vistas visible in the Entertainment District, whether one is looking east from the Scotiabank Theatre or south from a parking lot on Richmond Street.

Looking east #toronto #skyline #scotiabanktheatre #downtowntoronto

View south, from a parking lot on Richmond east of John #toronto #entertainmentdistrict #cntower #skyline #richmondstreet #parkinglot

Written by Randy McDonald

May 21, 2019 at 11:00 am

[URBAN NOTE] Five Toronto links: Yonge and Eglinton, TD Centre, TTC, budget, Cantonese opera

  • Urban Toronto notes that Yonge and Eglinton is now being torn apart, again, for Eglinton Crosstown construction.
  • Chris Bateman writes at CityLab about the singular achievement of Mies Van der Rohe in designing the TD Centre.
  • blogTO reports that the TTC has abandoned the policy of collecting personal information from passengers accused of misconduct, an echo of police carding.
  • John Lorinc writes at Spacing about ways to reframe the language used in debating the budget of the City of Toronto.
  • Arlene Chan at Spacing tells the century-long history of Cantonese opera in Toronto.

[PHOTO] Three Toronto photos: Galleria Mall, Picasso on Richmond, Scotiabank Theatre vista

Galleria Mall in the morning, with pigeons #toronto #wallaceemerson #galleriamall #birds #pigeons #dupontstreet #dufferinstreet #morning

Picasso on Richmond, from the east #toronto #entertainmentdistrict #richmondstreet #picassoonrichmond #architecture

Looking east out the Scotiabank window #toronto #entertainmentdistrict #financialdistrict #scotiabanktheatre #skyline

Written by Randy McDonald

March 14, 2019 at 11:30 pm

[URBAN NOTE] Five Toronto links: 1932 streetcar map, Oakwood, Graphic Arts, evictions, Lil Berete

  • Artist Jake Berman’s map of the Toronto streetcar network circa 1932 is a thing of beauty. r/Toronto has it.
  • Urban Toronto takes a look at a new midrise condo development on Oakwood near Eglinton.
  • CBC Toronto notes the complaints of tenants at the Graphic Arts building on Richmond and Bay that people in an adjoining condo tower keep flicking garbage onto their building.
  • What effect would the Ford government’s proposal to streamline the process of landlords evicting tenants have, overall? The Toronto Star considers.
  • NOW Toronto reports that rising Toronto rapper Lil Berete, from Regent Park, has been ordered to stop filming his videos at the Toronto Community Housing project he shares with his mother on pain of eviction.

[PHOTO] Three photos of blue evening skies in Toronto, with towers

Three new towers, northeast corner of Yonge and Eglinton #toronto #yongeandeglinton #skyline #towers #blue #sky

Looking south down University Avenue towards the CN Tower #toronto #stpatrickstation #universityavenue #skyline #towers #cntower #evening

Moon over the downtown #toronto #evening #moon #skyline #financialdistrict

Written by Randy McDonald

January 17, 2019 at 8:00 am