All hands on deco

My neighbourhood is an interesting one.  In the 50s it was one of the northernmost extremities of the city, but now exists as the dead centre of Toronto.  As such, there’s a nice variety of architecture styles with old and new buildings interspersed along the same streets.

There’s something about the Anne Johnston Health Station which I find inordinately stunning.  This deco style absolutely arrests my eyeballs every time I walk past it.  It exists both as a blessing and a sort of ill omen – a reminder that the similarly stunning building next door was torn down in recent years to make way for a boxy and bland Future Shop.

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Who is Brian really?
I live in Toronto, Canada, and work for an IT firm. That's about as much real-world info I'm comfortable divulging here. What you read on my blog is the real Brian, but, for the sake of freedom of speech, I feel most comfortable leaving a gulf between my cyberspace and meatspace personae.

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My ridiculous job title is "Marketing Specialist" since I wear so many hats at work. I'm a technical writer, a specialist in enterprise search technologies, an electronic forms designer, a newsletter author, system administrator... but I'm in the Marketing department so for the time being I'm stuck with this inauspicious title.

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