Someone is hilariously trolling Toronto condo proposals
Have Toronto condo developments gone completely berserk? Well, how about this for a test. Someone put up a development application sign at Old City Hall on Friday proposing that a 90 storey tower be built on top of the historical building, which itself would be stripped to its facade and converted into a parking structure. Plenty of people fell for the prank when they first encountered the sign, especially as it started to make the rounds on social media . Part of the reason for this is that the production of the sign looks convincing (notwithstanding the wood poles and the dated colour scheme . The other reason, however, is that the real applications we're seeing these days have become so wildly outlandish . It wasn't so long ago, after all, that a massive residential tower was proposed just to the east above the F.W. Woolworth Building at Queen and Yonge. Aside from the minor giveaways, there was a significant hint as the facetiousness of the application: the Tumblr link at the bottom of the sign. This w...
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