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Old Posted Feb 21, 2019, 6:33 PM
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Here’s an ugly condo I used to drive past in Mississauga.


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Old Posted Feb 21, 2019, 6:34 PM
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If I'm not mistaken, I think the historic building was heavily damaged by fire a few years ago. Not sure how much of it could've been saved - though I'm sure they still could've done something better.
Ah I see. It still is abysmal though.
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Ah I see. It still is abysmal though.
In that case, fair enough, although that hardly justifies that current design.
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Old Posted Feb 21, 2019, 7:52 PM
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In that case, fair enough, although that hardly justifies that current design.
Sorry I have a bad habit of sometimes talking too casually .
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Old Posted Feb 21, 2019, 7:55 PM
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Anyway, although it is more unique than most apartment buildings, I would like to nominate this odd circular building that I had to drive past today.


I’m honestly not sure what I think about it. On the one hand the massing is good and it’s not really painful to look at. But on the other hand, it kind of looks like a giant poo brown Pringle’s can. I’ll let you guys be the judge.
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Old Posted Feb 21, 2019, 8:03 PM
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And while looking for pictures of that I found this McMansion in Vaughan.




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Absolutely abismal street I drove to this morning in Saint-Laurent. Mostly all shady computer businesses.

How can so many computer repair businesses exist in the same place? Is it industrial or commercial? Nobody knows, but it's depressing af.

https://www.google.com/maps/@45.4945...7i16384!8i8192
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Old Posted Feb 21, 2019, 8:14 PM
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Absolutely abismal street I drove to this morning in Saint-Laurent. Mostly all shady computer businesses.

How can so many computer repair businesses exist in the same place? Is it industrial or commercial? Nobody knows, but it's depressing af.

https://www.google.com/maps/@45.4945...7i16384!8i8192
The Great Wall Of Saint-Laurent. Instead of Brick And Stone we use poo brown stucco.
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Absolutely abismal street I drove to this morning in Saint-Laurent. Mostly all shady computer businesses.

How can so many computer repair businesses exist in the same place? Is it industrial or commercial? Nobody knows, but it's depressing af.

https://www.google.com/maps/@45.4945...7i16384!8i8192
Ugh. Try Hymus or Brunswick Boulevards in Pointe-Claire/DDO for the same environment. Yarky Ugly, soul sucking.
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I’m not sure if this still exists, but Windsor’s old City Hall looks like the highschool/storage crate hybrid no one asked for.
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Sorry I have a bad habit of sometimes talking too casually .
Oh, don't worry about that, I didn't like how I worded my post (the latter specifically), but hey, fugliness is more important than grammarly nitpicking.
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Oh, don't worry about that, I didn't like how I worded my post (the latter specifically), but hey, fugliness is more important than grammarly nitpicking.
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Anyway, although it is more unique than most apartment buildings, I would like to nominate this odd circular building that I had to drive past today.
I'd say it's not fugly, mostly because it's a unique shape, especially for the time, although it does look rather awkward just by cladding and design alone. Thankfully those are inset balconies....if they weren't that would be even worse.

Apparently this is a senior citizen's building right next to the subway in Scarborough...huh.
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Anyway, although it is more unique than most apartment buildings, I would like to nominate this odd circular building that I had to drive past today.


I’m honestly not sure what I think about it. On the one hand the massing is good and it’s not really painful to look at. But on the other hand, it kind of looks like a giant poo brown Pringle’s can. I’ll let you guys be the judge.
I don't mind it. It's not a slab.
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Here's some Winnipeg fugliness. The Manitoba Theatre for Young People:





Why does any building for youth seem to automatically have garish colours?
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Because Stevanford loves ketchup and mustard so much:

https://www.google.com/maps/@51.0439...7i13312!8i6656
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A little further down the road you have this childcare centre that looks like an early 90's funeral parlor:

https://www.google.com/maps/@51.0460...7i13312!8i6656

And this uniquely horrible stripmall:

https://www.google.com/maps/@51.0475...7i13312!8i6656

Across the street is Mansardlandia:

https://www.google.com/maps/@51.0475...7i13312!8i6656

To add to the general ugliness note the haze from last summer's forest fires that permeates the air.
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Holy shit I found the mansard motherload! These lots overlook the Bow Valley and downtown and probably have some of the nicest views in the city. They back directly onto the Douglas Fir trail which features the most easterly Douglas Firs in the country.

https://www.google.com/maps/@51.0493...7i13312!8i6656

https://www.google.com/maps/@51.0507...7i13312!8i6656

Mansard's like you've never seen before!

https://www.google.com/maps/@51.0505...7i13312!8i6656

Useless Mansard shelter / old sign?

https://www.google.com/maps/@51.0504...7i13312!8i6656

5 eyed monster:

https://www.google.com/maps/@51.0486...7i13312!8i6656
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Old Posted Feb 21, 2019, 11:53 PM
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Here's some Winnipeg fugliness. The Manitoba Theatre for Young People:





Why does any building for youth seem to automatically have garish colours?
It seems they think that all “youth” are toddlers who are obsessed with colours. I have the same problem with the Calgary Children’s Hospital and the Houston Children’s Museum in Texas as well as many others.
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Because Stevanford loves ketchup and mustard so much:

https://www.google.com/maps/@51.0439...7i13312!8i6656
Is that a ketchup and mustard stucco faux castle skyscraper. When I find the name of that I’m nominating that for sure.
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