'Toronto' Archive

Toronto, Evening 1(b)

20 June 2008, 6:58 am
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From the main observation deck of the CN Tower

Did the pitch cross the plate?

(I might need to see the replay.) Looking down on Rogers Centre from the observation deck of the CN Tower.
Marty on the glass floor

It makes creaky noises when he steps on it. I’m not a steeplejack or anything, but I don’t generally […]

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Toronto, Evening 1(a)

16 June 2008, 7:30 am
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Looking up on our way to dinner after the storm:

As we walked by the BCE Place Galleria I said “Wow!” and we went in. I was immediately and forcefully reminded of Santiago Calatrava’s design of the Milwaukee Art Museum, especially Windhover Hall.

Turns out the architect was Calatrava.
Pierre Maraval’s Toronto’s Mille Femmes was hanging in the […]

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Toronto, Day 1

15 June 2008, 6:39 am
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I spent most of last week on the road doing usability testing for a software project in Toronto and Tampa.
This was my first look at Lake Ontario from the hotel:

To one side I could see Rogers Centre.

We talked about going to see a Blue Jays game (they were in town) but this didn’t exactly materialize.
After […]

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