This is where the tunnel boring machines that have completed tunneling the western leg of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT will be extracted.
Don’t worry as they are going to be “re-establisng an original” by saving 100,000 bricks and stonework for the West and South faces with a couple of condo towers behind and an addition on top.
Toronto‘s Sutton Place Hotel was built in 1967 by WZMH Architects. After almost 50 years in service the building is being redeveloped as a condominium tower.
This is the location of the future Lyon LRT Station on Ottawa’s new Confederation Line now under construction.
It is sad to see the facade of this 1968 International Style tower being removed and replaced with temporary walls. The office tower will be reclad in glass and 37 floors of condominiums will be added above.