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Old Posted May 19, 2019, 7:28 PM
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What a great set! Some very creative perspectives there.
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Old Posted May 20, 2019, 3:20 AM
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Yea, if a magic mantle once were mine,
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Not for a monarch's robe—the gift resign.
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I kinda liked it when the freeway brought you to that exact spot on a platter (at freeway speeds) and delivered you right there at the gates of urban Montreal.

(I suppose that's only true from my Sherbrooke/South Shore point of view, but still.)

That's all spoiled, now.
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Old Posted May 29, 2019, 2:19 AM
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Toronto - Bay street north of Gerrard



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Old Posted May 29, 2019, 3:59 AM
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This is a profoundly unsatisfying urban canyon due to the quality of the individual buildings. Toronto's good canyons are in the financial district.
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Old Posted May 29, 2019, 9:19 AM
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That whole quarter of Toronto between Yonge and Queens Park north of the city hall is an unfortunate disaster. A lot of cities have their best bones in areas like that and TO has garages and blank walls.

Those CBD-adjacent areas are where things like Rittenhouse Square live in more mature cities.
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This section of Bay has always been kind of bland, never a fan. I also sometimes confuse it with images of sections of René Lévesque, rarely have a seen a nice urban canyon picture of these two streets. Bay street looks good south of Queen and North of College, and René Lévesque looks great around Dorchester Square and Parc du Canada. Both important urban roads need some beautification done to them.

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Being filled with hospitals and a big slum in the pre-war era unfortunately doesn't do one many favours for quality urban vibrancy today. Thankfully all the other CBD-adjacent areas are solid.
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I agree on the 2 Kings. The intensification started out really good. It has deteriorated in recent years.
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A non road urban canyon.

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I frigging love those UP Express trainsets! Nice canyon too.
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More of the same growing rail canyon.

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They have balconies in the territories? Had no idea. Just assumed everything up there was bare boned with no extras of anything.

In my job I do analyses on the financials of commercial properties and I've only had 3 or 4 mutli-res in Iqaluit and Yellowknife. Those didn't have something as luxurious as balconies.



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Whitehorse I could see it , their weather is pretty close to that of Southern Ontario's year round.
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Whitehorse I could see it , their weather is pretty close to that of Southern Ontario's year round.
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Old Posted May 30, 2019, 5:36 PM
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Huh?
Temperature-wise it's true. Trust me, I'm fascinated with the place and it's on my list of places to go. It's one of the locations on my phones default forecast locations. I was surprised as well but at least for the past 4-5 years there temps have almost mirrored ours in Toronto give or take a few degrees up or down.

This time of year there can be more fluctuations between the two, but come time when the seasons level off the temps between the two regions is very similar.

Thursday - Toronto High of 23 / Whitehorse High of 21
Friday - Both will be 17
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Sorry, I'm confused. Whitehorse's avg temps throughout the year are nowhere near Toronto's. What on earth are you talking about?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitehorse,_Yukon#Climate
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Sorry, I'm confused. Whitehorse's avg temps throughout the year are nowhere near Toronto's. What on earth are you talking about?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitehorse,_Yukon#Climate


I'm talking about at least the last 3-4 years I've been watching the temps. It's not the polar tundra so many from the south think it is.
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