The Manhattan

The Manhattan

Toronto is famous for disguising itself as other cities in the movies. This longing to be transformed into someplace else is apparent even in the names of many buildings.

Here’s an apartment building that proudly announces itself as “The Manhattan.” The upward tilting script suggests a dramatic optimism. This sign has the wishful energy of a magic spell.

What would a building called “The Toronto” be like?


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