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Honest Ed’s Sign Gets an Encore Performance

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The show must go on. When Honest Ed’s closed at the end of last year to make way for a block of rental towers, it seemed as though its infamous exterior signs were doomed to demolition. And yet, David Mirvish – son of Ed – has had a change of heart. Now, one of the shuttered bargain superstore’s nine-by-18-metre displays will be restored and installed on the side of another local building from Mirvish lore: the Ed Mirvish Theatre on Victoria Street, where flashing marquee lights are especially fitting.

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In the 2024 Spring/Summer Issue of Designlines, we focus on New Builds and “celebrate the profound impact of creating something new, not just as an architectural endeavour but as a testament to laying down roots and shaping the very essence of our city’s identity,” editor-in-chief Joseph Cicerone writes.

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