All posts tagged “balcony

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Stairs and balconies

Perhaps the two most distinctive features of Montreal’s low-rise architectural landscape are (1) lots of exterior stairs and (2) lots of balconies. (Their density is, of course, also noteworthy, particularly in a North American context.) The exterior stairs are somewhat curious to outsiders given all… Read More

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The great balcony debate

I snapped this picture on College Street near Spadina Avenue (Toronto) yesterday: It’s a picture of “The College” by Tribute Communities. What you’re looking at is the northwest corner of the building and a 20,000 sf grocery store fronting onto College Street. I took a picture… Read More