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    I don't know where you get that - if you google...

    I don't know where you get that - if you google "Juliet balconies in Europe" virtually all of them are in front of doors - or, full height opening windows if you want to play a semantics game.
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    ^ for sure opening - I wasn't saying otherwise,...

    ^ for sure opening - I wasn't saying otherwise, but with the vertically stacked panes, you won't be comfortably leaning over the wrought iron railing as a true Juliet balcony would allow...

    No...
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    Aren't they actually just windows rather than...

    Aren't they actually just windows rather than doors ?

    I think it looks great but seems to be more of a faux Juliet balcony...
  4. I believe that one very positive aspect of any...

    $5 million & what you're touting is the chunk of astroturf & handful of planters?

    If you go back in time you'll see I've acknowledged that those two things would be popular, but I've always...
  5. I think the intention of the pic was primarily...

    I think the intention of the pic was primarily for the skyline - mid-day on a work day no park is likely to be overrun...

    Quick shift of your eyes to the left, particularly in the early evening...
  6. ^ but not SO interesting on a thread titled... ...

    ^ but not SO interesting on a thread titled... Encore | Residential Tower | Under Construction| 43 floors - 138m
  7. Now, that's what I'd call a mechanical response !

    Now, that's what I'd call a mechanical response !
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    low contempt ? well, guess that's better than...

    low contempt ? well, guess that's better than high contempt...
  9. Think it's... Capital - conversion - 10035-...

    Think it's...
    Capital - conversion - 10035- 108 Street - 12 Storey + 6 Storey
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    You say that as if speed of any city-related...

    You say that as if speed of any city-related development is simply a whim of a bureaucrat ! Possible that the pace of progress might have something to do with realities like cost (heard of taxes ?)...
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    Considering their marketing theme of "Grandin...

    Considering their marketing theme of "Grandin City" I think that's hardly surprising... I'd be shocked if there wasn't a common design thread running thru the various projects.

    I do think a...
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    Park as originally envisioned (I don't think it's...

    Park as originally envisioned (I don't think it's changed) didn't include the Lamb property (lots 185-187 in post 485) - it was beside it and behind it across the alley.
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    I'll second that... altho I was glad for the...

    Best response in a long time.......[/QUOTE]

    I'll second that... altho I was glad for the alternate definition of "roosterism", up to then I thought the best example was nick-naming yourself...
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    Tower B had been slated for condos (and Stantec...

    Tower B had been slated for condos (and Stantec upper as rentals) but in winter of 2016-2017 they switched them, changed the in-progress Stantec to condos (Sky) and tentatively intending Tower B as...
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    ^ exactly part of the problem, I referenced...

    ^ exactly part of the problem, I referenced Stantec in both of the aforementioned posts. But ONE may have been in trouble either way, those Sky suites would be very pricey rentals... Just a...
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    Not exactly a fresh new thought. I posted in May...

    Not exactly a fresh new thought. I posted in May of 2017 that I thought they "might defer Tower B other than the podium" and again in January of 2018 that "I suspect they will slow-play the building...
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    I don't think that's true...

    I don't think that's true...
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    ^ why this thread ? That's a completely...

    ^ why this thread ?

    That's a completely different site.
  19. Wow, pithy rejoinders... It looks like when...

    Wow, pithy rejoinders...

    It looks like when you separate the wheat from the chaff, you get wheat and PB...
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    Maybe it's just me, but somehow "Pronouncements...

    Maybe it's just me, but somehow "Pronouncements without regard to Facts" and monikers like... "Make ##### Great Again" correlate perfectly !
  21. I would agree... BTW, they don't call you...

    I would agree... BTW, they don't call you "Bobby Nick" as in Bobby Nick's burger, do they ? ;)
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    Wow, did I miss something ? Was there a post...

    Big Bird did nothing of the sort.

    The only off base, offensive and insulting posts were clearly yours.[/QUOTE]





    Wow, did I miss something ? Was there a post removed or withdrawn ?
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    Exactly, I wonder which of those dreamscapes was...

    Exactly, I wonder which of those dreamscapes was built on two small residential lots... not everything scales proportionally.
  24. It's a pretty safe assumption that it's not...

    I am sure there is some community support there and it certainly looks like a decent infill project.[/QUOTE]

    None that is being reported by the media - EJ and CBC and the other sites. Maybe you...
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    ^ hear, hear...

    ^ hear, hear...
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