A Rose By Any Other Name: Subway Station Beautification

Recently, the TTC received a proposal to retrofit three of its stations on the University subway line (Museum, St. Patrick and Osgoode) with major redesigns linked to the nearby palaces of culture:

  • Museum (self evident)
  • St. Patrick (Art Gallery of Ontario)
  • Osgoode (new opera house)

Word of this seeped into the press as one of those grand public-spirited gestures.  A foundation would raise money (tax deductible of course) and with this pool of loot would go forth and do good works.  You can read about it at http://spacing.ca/wire/?p=355.

There is a catch.  There is always a catch. Continue reading