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Old Posted Jan 15, 2021, 6:36 PM
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Interested to see the different colours they're able to use. Will certainly add some colour to the skyline.
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Old Posted Jan 15, 2021, 8:10 PM
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It's a conventional, commonplace penthouse lighting but, wow, this looks better than most. Maybe it's the white. Please no programming. Change it up every evening if need be. Keep the colour scheme static. This is not a Telus Sky or CN Tower installation.
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Old Posted Jan 16, 2021, 6:01 PM
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My favourite new towers in Toronto.. Love CIBC square!
Lots to like about it ... but it’s just so damn wide .
It barely looks taller than it is wide in some photos - like a square slab.
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Old Posted Jan 20, 2021, 2:04 AM
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CIBC SQUARE 1 - 238m - 49s - Hines - WilkinsonEyre - u/c

First appearance of part of the crown lighting (with diamond highlights). Pretty sure this can be seen from outer space (maybe just a test @ 100%).

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The bottom part of that building is basically an extention of Union Station.
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Old Posted Jan 20, 2021, 2:08 AM
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Lots to like about it ... but it’s just so damn wide .
It barely looks taller than it is wide in some photos - like a square slab.
Elements that highly impress me.

Massing that is unfortunate.

Overall a high-quality asset that masks its mediocre design.
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Old Posted Jan 20, 2021, 4:39 PM
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You guys should see it in person. That picture above for whatever reason makes it look much shorter than it is. It truly is a stunning tower. It's no wider than The Bow, and is a few feet taller.
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Old Posted Jan 20, 2021, 4:52 PM
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The Bow is the curvature of the earth... not a good comparison.
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Whataboutism for the win! Oh Travis...
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Old Posted Jan 20, 2021, 5:54 PM
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Old Posted Jan 20, 2021, 5:55 PM
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Agreed that you definitely don't get the same feeling of squatness walking down bay street or yonge in-person. Theres very few places a pedestrian can actually get the full view of the width of the building. The second tower will be more noticeable, and I also wish it was a couple dozen meters taller to create a step-down feel towards the water.
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Old Posted Jan 20, 2021, 5:55 PM
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The Bow is the curvature of the earth... not a good comparison.
We've had this convo before. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I personally really like CIBC Square and don't find it too wide at all and I've had the luxury of seeing it in person many times.
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Old Posted Jan 20, 2021, 6:01 PM
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Diversity of opinion is good!

I didn't see it at 100%, but did see it this August.

Again, high-quality, great from the street, but too wide/squat in the sky.
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Old Posted Jan 20, 2021, 6:37 PM
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It's width is fine wih me. Street level could be a bit better, but it's fine as is I guess. Anyways, I took the following yesterday of The One
The One by Draulerin Photographics, on Flickr
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Diversity of opinion is good!

I didn't see it at 100%, but did see it this August.

Again, high-quality, great from the street, but too wide/squat in the sky.
Diversity of proportion is good too. After 100 skinny towers, Toronto is screaming out for some girth. And I don't find it squat at all.
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Old Posted Jan 21, 2021, 11:22 PM
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We need some more of these Tokyo type towers.

Super mega wide and 200 meters plus tall.

Toronto has too many skinny towers, I agree
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So what you're saying is... you wish The Bow was in Toronto?

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I'll take the BOW, , not sure where it would be a good fit though. Maybe in North York or Young and Ellington.
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Old Posted Jan 22, 2021, 12:57 AM
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Eglinton*

Nah. East side of the Bay-Dundas office core. The thicccness in thee thick of it.
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Old Posted Jan 22, 2021, 1:44 AM
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The lighting is fantastic. I knew CIBC would turn out good but it has surpassed my expectations.
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Old Posted Jan 22, 2021, 11:15 AM
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Eglinton*

Nah. East side of the Bay-Dundas office core. The thicccness in thee thick of it.
It might be a bit tight, but across Queen from Nathan Phillips Square? Bulk up the northern edge of the financial district and mirror the circular thing going on with city hall.
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