What ho? As the Yonge-Dundas Irregular Polygon burrows ever deeper into the hearts of Torontonians like that thing from The Wrath of Kahn, news arrives from the email circuit about what fresh terrors may await the North side of Dundas:
We can’t speak to how this might impact the safety or the economy of the neighborhood but as to it’s effect on the urban psychic space, we will, with confidence, unleash a resounding “aaaaaaaaaaaargh!”
Beyond the obvious benefits to beloved local businesses, McDonald’s and Coke, we find it fascinating that the developer of the building that lurks behind the signs somehow managed to take a structure that is not a parking lot, and make it look like one anyway. This would be a clear improvement over the actual parking lot that stood near that corner for so long.
Pretentions to becoming the next Manhattan, only without the population denisity, history, mass, height, wealth or comittment to public safety aside, “aaaaaaaaaaaargh!”
Thanks to the temples-rubbing, spectacles-removing Ken Steubing and co. for forwarding this to our attention.