PhotoTO: The New Museum
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PhotoTO: The New Museum

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As part of the TTC’s subway revitalization project, Museum subway station has been undergoing renovations under the direction of architects Diamond and Schmitt. The redesign of the station [hotly-contested by some––Ed.] is themed after Egyptian antiquities in the Royal Ontario Museum above, with hieroglyphics decorating the giant lettering and castings of artifacts wrapped around the columns to form a hall of caryatids.
After five months of renovations the first glimpses of the finished design are now visible. More images follow.


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Until the columns are unwrapped these giant letters are the most visible sign of the redesign.
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A glimpse of the hieroglyphics are visible behind this torn wrapping.
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The bulky shape of these columns hints at the shape of the artifacts underneath.
All photos by Miles Storey

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