L Tower September 5 – 11 2015

8 The Esplanade – L Tower Saturday, September 5 – 11, 2015.

The long delayed Sony Centre northwest plaza, which the L Tower project provided funds should be underway soon. As we’ve noted before, the plaza designed by Claude Cormier + Associés  (click here for the design page) is the subject of a column by Christopher Hume in yesterday’s Toronto Star (see excerpt below). We look forward to work starting on it this fall transforming the now rather barren site into an exciting public amenity. 

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The northwest plaza waiting for its makeover

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Looking down on the northwest plaza as it is today from the L Tower

NOTE for L Tower Residents

We get enquires from L Tower residents about the progress of internal work in the building. While we are happy to direct these enquiries to the appropriate people, please note that the purpose of this site is to provide construction information to external stakeholders, particularly in the immediate St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood. 

From Thursday, September 3rd’s Toronto Star: 

New plaza at Yonge and Front will offer new ways

In the new Toronto, no space is too small to go unused. The latest example is unfolding on the southeast corner of Front and Yonge where changes now under way will soon bring the busy downtown site into public use. The spot in question isn’t large, but until recently, it didn’t exist. The idea is to… read the whole article at http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2015/09/03/new-plaza-at-yonge-and-front-will-offer-new-ways.html

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