Two towers on the current Four Seasons hotel site would dramatically alter one of Toronto’s most prized heritage viewscapes; BuzzBuzzHome likes the “clutter” of the skyline… I much prefer a skyline of tall towers than just sky… it is one of the great things about living in a major city, and adds to the cities vibe.

(Source: Globe and Mail)

Queen’s Park may soon be sporting a strange protrusion.

A proposal to replace the Four Seasons Hotel on Avenue Road with 48- and 44-storey condos has drawn howls of outrage from heritage advocates and even the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly because the new towers will poke up from the gables of the building, sullying the silhouette of one of Toronto’s best-known landmarks.

“The development is going to have negative impact on the view of the legislative buildings,” Stephen Peters said yesterday, echoing statements he made at a public meeting earlier this fall.

Read John Lorinc’s full article “Queen’s Park vista threatened by condo plan” in the Globe and Mail (December 17, 2009).

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