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Details have been leaked of a major new development on the Southern edge of downtown Toronto, just East of Union Station. The scheme, uncovered by UrbanToronto and its inquisitive users, involves the connection of sites on both sides of the railway tracks, and will include three towers and a pedestrian bridge featuring a park and retail space. It is understood that Wilkinson Eyre are the architects, after BD confirmed last week that they have recently won a major competition in Toronto. Read on for more details of the project The renderings, which appeared on the website of development company Hines but have now been removed, show three towers up to 60 stories tall, featuring a diagrid facade with faceted glass inserts. A fourth building appears to extend from the roof of the Dominion Public Building, a 1935 neoclassical building which is on Canada's National Register of Historic Places and houses federal government offices. View more View full description
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