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20141229. The remaining Inn on the Park building (c.1971) at Eglinton and Leslie in Toronto stands in a half demolished state.

20141229. The remaining Inn on the Park building (c.1971) at EglAccording to the Progreen Demolition website, this is one of the highest buildings (25 storeys) ever demolished in the GTA. The first Inn on the Park building, a modernist structure by architect Peter Dickinson was demolished in 2006.

20140623. Contextualism #2: The distant building addresses its context in terms of the materials, forms and details of the closer building.

20140623. Contextualism 2: The distant building addresses its context in terms of the materials, forms and details of the closer building.
If all of Peter Dickinson’s high-rises (foreground) are demolished, a memory of them will exist in 90 Sumach (background).
Note the similar forms and details: colour of brick, shape of each patch of brick, the window style and the way each building features vertical lines of windows.