August 6 2012: Construction of the third above-ground level of The Milan Condominium viewed from the southeast on Church Street
August 6 2012: View from the southeast corner of Yonge & Church Streets. Construction of the tower’s 4th floor gets underway as building forms are placed at the northwest corner.
July 29 2012 view of The Milan from the west along Davenport Road
New landmark: The Church-Yonge-Davenport intersection in Yorkville is taking on a whole new look as construction of The Milan Condominium commences its steady, gradual climb above street level.
For decades, the intersection was instantly identifiable by two familiar landmarks: the flagship Canadian Tire store and gas bar on the northeast corner, and the 94-year-old Masonic Temple (now production studios and offices for MTV Canada) on the northwest. But as The Milan tower makes its ascent, some pedestrians and motorists are getting a bit confused about where they are.
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