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Nearby London International Airport. Bright lights, big city. Perhaps London Intergalatic Airport would be better.

The concrete blocks and metal trees are about as attractive as the (Former) Mayor that put them there. The Witch Queen of Angmar. Which is to say, on a ten-point scale, she rates below 1.
Pardon my ignorance, but who was this mayor and why was she so hated? (besides these ugly rock gateways of course)
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I was going to make a Nexus of the Universe comment about it earlier. It certainly does have a spaceship portal quality to it.
Thinking about the Calgary one again, someone really needs to make it look like the Stargate portal some time.
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Old Posted Feb 2, 2015, 6:29 PM
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And things go back full circle to Laval once again. Laval has the spaceport (cosmodrome), I believe, the Galaxy cinema and the nearby rocket.


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Thinking about the Calgary one again, someone really needs to make it look like the Stargate portal some time.
Yes it could definitely be a stargate. That or a giant goatse.
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And things go back full circle to Laval once again. Laval has the spaceport (cosmodrome), I believe, the Galaxy cinema and the nearby rocket.


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Wouldn't the rocket be Sauron's dick and not his asshole?
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Old Posted Feb 2, 2015, 6:33 PM
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Wouldn't the rocket be Sauron's dick and not his asshole?
well, it was begat by Sauron's asshole, like the Clocktower. And into this Clocktower, he poured all his cruelty, his malice and his will to dominate all life.
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Old Posted Feb 2, 2015, 7:31 PM
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The Scotia Tower on Sherbrooke is pretty ugly, and visible since it's 128m high...



Without forgetting Le Colisée, also on Sherbrooke

     
     
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The Scotia Tower on Sherbrooke is pretty ugly, and visible since it's 128m high...


I disagree here. I really like the Scotia Tower. It may not be amazing, but I find that it contributes positively to the skyline.
     
     
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I disagree here. I really like the Scotia Tower. It may not be amazing, but I find that it contributes positively to the skyline.
I like it too.
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Count me in as another vote for Scotia Tower.

I'm also a fan of the little cousin of the capitale's Édifice 'G' (actual name Marie-Guyart IIRC) visible in that pic. I like that style
     
     
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I like it too.

It looks like it was built at the same time as Scotia Plaza in Toronto, and has the same red granite and setbacks.
     
     
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I actually also really like that Le Colisée apartment (?) building. Has a classic 1950s look and the curves are interesting. Could probably use some renos though.
     
     
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I despise this POS. i wish a developer would either tear it down or completely redo it.

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It would look fine IMO if one simply removed that ugly disk it's wearing as a hat.
     
     
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I like the Scotia Tower in Montreal but I'm one of those odd people who like the designs of the late 80's early 90's known as PoMo.
     
     
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Without forgetting Le Colisée, also on Sherbrooke


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I've always liked this one. A little bit of streamline moderne, a bit of Soviet modernism, with a plain old commieblock facade. Always found it interesting.

No beef with Scotia, not a great tower but not offensive by any means.
     
     
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The Colisée is one of the more famous Roach Motels in Montreal. Stay...with a lot of friends.
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Old Posted Feb 4, 2015, 3:55 AM
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I've always liked this one. A little bit of streamline moderne, a bit of Soviet modernism, with a plain old commieblock facade. Always found it interesting.

No beef with Scotia, not a great tower but not offensive by any means.
It just looks really dirty from street level. Especially with that white brick...
     
     
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I've always liked this one. A little bit of streamline moderne, a bit of Soviet modernism, with a plain old commieblock facade. Always found it interesting.

No beef with Scotia, not a great tower but not offensive by any means.
I must admit I quite like it as well.
     
     
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I despise this POS. i wish a developer would either tear it down or completely redo it.

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I'm not sure what could be done to that building with a realistic budget to make it look half decent.
     
     
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