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Old Posted Jun 12, 2018, 5:55 PM
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Is that even the same church? Looks vastly different from the "before" image
     
     
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Old Posted Jun 12, 2018, 7:31 PM
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Is that even the same church? Looks vastly different from the "before" image

In 1928 the church was almost destroyed by fire, but it was quickly rebuilt keeping the same design with the help of the Methodist Massey family, of Massey-Ferguson fame. It appears they rebuilt parts of it lager with most of the changes on it's back side.

Here is the reconstruction after the fire.

Source:https://static.torontopubliclibrary.ca
     
     
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Saw some amazing stuff in Montreal for the Grand Prix. This is the not so amazing stuff.





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Old Posted Jun 14, 2018, 4:04 PM
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In 1928 the church was almost destroyed by fire, but it was quickly rebuilt keeping the same design with the help of the Methodist Massey family, of Massey-Ferguson fame. It appears they rebuilt parts of it lager with most of the changes on it's back side.

Here is the reconstruction after the fire.

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Cool, thanks for clearing that up!
     
     
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Old Posted Jun 14, 2018, 4:15 PM
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No problem. I was actually wondering why it looked so similar but not the same. If you didn't ask I probably wouldn't have looked into it.


Does anybody know what that large arena like structure on the right side of the screen? It looks to be on the south west corner of Dundas and Jarvis.
     
     
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Old Posted Jun 14, 2018, 4:47 PM
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Does anybody know what that large arena like structure on the right side of the screen? It looks to be on the south west corner of Dundas and Jarvis.

That's Mutual Street Arena: http://heritagetoronto.org/arena-gardens/

Demolished in 1989 for the condos on the left here: https://goo.gl/maps/RNeWFgvgwg62




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Old Posted Jun 14, 2018, 4:52 PM
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Old Posted Jun 15, 2018, 12:56 AM
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^Beautiful little arena.

My grandfather often talked of watching the Leafs/ St Pats play there...
     
     
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Old Posted Jun 15, 2018, 6:43 PM
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Dog Fart doing exactly as he said and destroying any plans to combat Climate Change. It’s funny he already aligned himself with Jason Kenney and he’s not even Premier. So begins the Legion of Doom.

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/poli...on-carbon-tax/

I’m excited to see him waste tons of taxpayer money and lose in court.
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I’m excited to see him waste tons of taxpayer money and lose in court.
The parties representing so called fiscal conservatives sure do love to waste money on pointless court battles.
     
     
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Old Posted Jun 15, 2018, 7:32 PM
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Gotta love the con's love of money over the environment.
     
     
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Old Posted Jun 15, 2018, 7:41 PM
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I frequently check MLS and this one popped up, ugly or not ugly?

     
     
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It's mundane (since I'm used to seeing this as an Ontarian). Sure, its fugly from the setback and snootiness, but it's so generic I could care less for it.
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Old Posted Jun 15, 2018, 7:59 PM
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Yes it is very generic but I ask because for some reason I like it but I'm not sure why. What I dislike the most is the sidewalk looking landscape job, lol.
     
     
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It's objectively ugly IMO, but in the context of suburban homes not really that bad. Single garage snout nose houses are much preferable to the double garage version from a purely aesthetic perspective (discounting utility). Better landscaping and interlock instead of asphalt for the driveway would help.
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Yes it is very generic but I ask because for some reason I like it but I'm not sure why. What I dislike the most is the sidewalk looking landscape job, lol.
I think the sidewalk landscaping job is to park 2 cars where 1 was parked originally.

Is this in Cobourg?
     
     
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Old Posted Jun 15, 2018, 9:21 PM
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I frequently check MLS and this one popped up, ugly or not ugly?

Modest and forgettable.
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Yes it is very generic but I ask because for some reason I like it but I'm not sure why. What I dislike the most is the sidewalk looking landscape job, lol.
It’s only a single wide garage and has brick instead of stucco or vinyl siding. Points on both counts.
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Old Posted Jun 15, 2018, 9:24 PM
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I frequently check MLS and this one popped up, ugly or not ugly?

Ugly - it looks like they're living in a garage.
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Old Posted Jun 15, 2018, 9:26 PM
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The parties representing so called fiscal conservatives sure do love to waste money on pointless court battles.
Exactly. It’s only ever a waste of taxpayer money when it’s the other guys or something they ideologically disagree with. It has nothing to do with respecting taxpayer money. It’s just more lazy anti tax rhetoric that ignores all facts and will likely end up costing the people of Ontario more in the end than if they had just stuck with the original cap and trade system. That’s what voters wanted though I guess.

Really it’s no different than when Harper increased the size of the privy council 100 fold so he could create a virtual propaganda wing of the government.
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