Tag Archives: Demolition

Gotta tear it down to build it back up

Saw this building in its finally stages of demolition. One of the exposed units was still sported a beat-up five blade ceiling fan, believe it or not. Got me thinking about the folks who once lived there. At some point … Continue reading

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Demolition

I came across this demo site and was fortunate enough to catch some of the action. This is in a poorer part of town called Regent Park. It’s being revitalized with mixed housing, which should go a long way towards … Continue reading

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Cables by the bundle

Here’s another photo from my outing to the big demolition site back around the new year. Just a bundle of cables is all, but they do make for a cool abstract, eh? I honestly wasn’t sure if it would work … Continue reading

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Panoramic Demolition

This is the results of stitching together five photos into one long panorama. I’m really not sure it works, actually, since there’s nothing to give you a sense of scale. In retrospect I should have had my buddy stand to … Continue reading

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Demolition gone wild

I took this photo a couple of weeks back, near Fairview Mall (Don Mills Rd & Sheppard Ave). My buddy brought to my attention a huge demolition site and we spent the day taking photos. I think it was new … Continue reading

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Heavy Machinery

Here’s another photo of the cranes at the Lilly Cup factory on Danforth Rd. I posted a similar black & white shot a while back but I think these bad boys look pretty neat in colour too. Hope you like … Continue reading

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The big demolition

Upon seeing this shot it now dawns on me I should have had my buddy standing in it somewhere to give you a sense of scale. That pile of debris is HUGE, although in this photo it looks rather small. … Continue reading

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Lilly Cup Crushed

For as long as I can remember, there’s been a Lilly Cup factory on Danforth Rd just east of Warden. The front of the factory had a giant two-storey cup with Lilly Cup on it. They were the makers of … Continue reading

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