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Awesome photo!!!
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whats the name of that taller slender tower on the left of the last picture
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I can't wait till Yonge between Front and Bloor fills in with skyscrapers. Another 30-40 and it will start looking like a fitting 'Main Street' for Canada's biggest city.
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I like the fact that ins some of the photo's all of you have been posting, that you can see other tall-ish new builds going up to the east of this, closer to the Don Valley and the end of the Gardiner...
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Old Posted Apr 15, 2012, 5:17 AM
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L Tower looking northwards up Yonge St., pic posted by wmedia over at urbantoronto.ca....

this deserves a repost!!!
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I think most Toronto forumers don't care about this tower. We're just hoping it dosen't scar the skyline too badly.
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That's a breathtaking view. The Yonge Street canyon will look quite striking once Massey Tower, 501 Yonge, One Bloor, etc. fill in those gaps.
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I think most Toronto forumers don't care about this tower. We're just hoping it dosen't scar the skyline too badly.
I really like the look of this tower, I'm just hoping that it's not spoiled by sub-par looking cladding. Looking at the tower earlier today I was not impressed with the row of glass currently residing. It looked cheap and not of the best quality. I hope it's not an indication of how the whole tower will end up looking.
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What a difference 10 months make. I took a shot from this vantage point last Summer. My photo on the left, wmedia's on the right.

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In another 10 months this bad boy should be topped out.

Thanks for the retrospective!!
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from indiglonavin at UT

see the thread here:

http://urbantoronto.ca/forum/showthr...P-S%29/page198
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Wow, it's already taller than it's Flatiron-style neighbor. This things growing like a weed, but the cladding could use a little water to help it grow.
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There are some issues with the Chinese manufacturer.
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(Sorry this one is blurry).


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I am curious, did they strip the 2 floors of cladding that were on this earlier? Is it possible that they saw it looked like garbage, and demanded better? Please?!?!
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The cladding should stay the same.
I believe that it was a problem with the manufacturer. The glass wasn't up to code. A few other buildings are having this problem and they covered the glass with a mesh type fabric.
It happended with the balcony glass on Parade and TIFF Bell Lightbox.
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Nice picture of L-Tower taken by Craig White and posted in UrbanToronto news article "Toronto looks very good from Pinnacle's 33 Bay Penthouses":

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That Altus Group site should be redeveloped. The Shard (London) would look good in that spot.
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