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Old 01-24-2015, 12:47 PM
 
Location: Toronto
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Yes those shots from TO islands pretty much capture only the most boring part of city center (aka financial district) and sterile condos/office buildings. The street level activity in that area is somewhat depressing, almost like any other deserted business district in American cities.
Yeah that area is still very much a work in dev though truth be told for most tourist's the CN Tower and Ripley's will be enough to draw them to it. Plus you got Skydome and ACC not far but no this isn't the place to go to get a slice of urbanity in the city.

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Old 01-24-2015, 12:57 PM
 
Location: Toronto
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I was smirking at the Chicago reference .... (but all in good fun) ...
Well we all know how those always go in 'good fun' lol - but I was just capturing the differences between the two in terms of where they have focused the development of the main 'line' - one more parallel to its lake, the other more perpendicular. It wansn't my intent to get into a vs other than to capture the major difference in dev to a well known great lakes peer who also has a skyline close to a lake..

This pic gives a better idea what i'm talking about.. Toronto's skyline is more like a T if you will and taking a traditional pic only captures the top of the "T" - the main line is north/south of the core all the way from the lake (south) to now north of Bloor.



https://www.flickr.com/photos/crobart/14594969639 by Chris Robart

This pic shows development from south to north not even including the CBD and you'd never see this from the islands.. It underscores how massive T.O's core really is if you just get 'traditional' out of your mind lol.. Anyway sorry for being Anti-Canada and not so humble about T.O - oops its just a small city with small time development



https://www.flickr.com/people// By Ronny Yip on Flickr

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Old 01-24-2015, 01:30 PM
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Location: Canada
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Nice pics.

I haven't been back to Toronto in a while, but it won't be the same to walk down Yonge and not see the big neon records flashing above the old Sam the record man.
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Old 01-24-2015, 01:37 PM
 
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Well we all know how those always go in 'good fun' lol -
.... Sure ...

Nice pics though. I added some of them to my desktop wallpaper folder.
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Old 01-24-2015, 01:38 PM
 
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Nice pics.

I haven't been back to Toronto in a while, but it won't be the same to walk down Yonge and not see the big neon records flashing above the old Sam the record man.
Yeah - as I mentioned before this is what you'll see now - The Cube...

http://www.blogto.com/photo_of_the_d...arning_centre/

Hate to break it to you but the "Worlds biggest book store is a pile of rubble too"

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Old 01-24-2015, 01:43 PM
 
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.... Sure ...

Nice pics though. I added some of them to my desktop wallpaper folder.
lol - its true and you know it so those eyeballs can roll until they spin out of yer head... We aren't supposed to have a "big" city in Canada and if we do we need to be bery bery modest about it...
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Old 01-24-2015, 02:03 PM
 
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lol - its true and you know it so those eyeballs can roll until they spin out of yer head... We aren't supposed to have a "big" city in Canada and if we do we need to be bery bery modest about it...
... that's right ...
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Old 01-24-2015, 02:18 PM
 
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... that's right ...
smart a**
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Old 01-24-2015, 06:32 PM
 
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smart a**
Alright .. Alright ..Alright ...
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Old 01-30-2015, 10:02 PM
 
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