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The Dramatic Evolution of Toronto's Skyline
Emily Williams reports that a photo posted recently on Reddit compared Toronto 2001 and Toronto 2014, to dramatic effect. "The city’s skyline had largely been defined for decades by the CN Tower, which once dominated nearly all by itself," writes Williams. "Now, new office towers and particularly high-rise condominiums, such as the residences at the Ritz Carlton that carve into the sky at a staggering 209 metres, offer some competition — and perhaps even a little magic."
The article includes commentary (soundbites from former Planning Director Paul bedford) on Toronto's expanding role as a global city as well as an infographic that identifies each of the buildings on the skyline.
The image produced surprise on Twitter, including these two pointed responses: