By: Lesley

Nov 09 2010

Category: Mississauga


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A close up, enhanced, view of the “Marilyn Monroe” building going up at Hurontario and Burnamthorpe in Mississauga. Officially named Absolute 4, it has been nicknamed Marilyn Monroe for its “slinky curves”.  Rising 56 storeys, Absolute 4 will have a rotation of 207 degrees from the base to top.  All the units have already been sold.

Participating in My World Tuesday

12 comments on “marilyn”

  1. Yes, but is it earthquake-proof?
    — K

    Kay, Alberta, Canada
    An Unfittie’s Guide to Adventurous Travel

  2. Amazing architecture! Marvels of science.

  3. Absolutely amazing architecture! Unbelievable! Fantastic capture!


  4. it is appropriately nicknamed marilyn monroe – it has that little sway about it. how sexy.

  5. I have been wanting to see this. Great capture! Thanks.

  6. amazing architecture. “Marilyn Monroe” is a perfect moniker.:p

  7. marvelous structure!!

  8. exceptional architecture!

  9. Awesome!!! An architectural marvel indeed. Great capture.

  10. Wow, amazing architecture! I like the patterns in this capture.

  11. Hi Lesley,
    Thank you for visiting my blog and commenting.
    I like this image and the nickname is so cool! I hope CHANEL shop is in the building.
    Great shot with nice composition.

  12. […] DMC-ZS7 The curvaceous tower of the Absolute building is still being dressed in Mississauga. Even at this unfinished stage, she is so much more elegant than her neighbours. You can see another view here. […]

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