1980s desk organizer meets Night on Bald Mountain


I don’t know how; I don’t know when, and I don’t even really know why, but I’m determined to one day make or have made a GM Renaissance Center desk organizer.

While trying to find good aerial shots of the complex, I found that the reliable band of volunteer turbo-nerds at the Google Sketchup 3D Warehouse have come through with alarmingly detailed models of both the Ren-Cen and the Ambassador Bridge (sadly, nobody’s taken it upon him or herself to mock up the Casino, though this Renaissance Center in Lego almost makes up for that).

I don’t know what anyone would do with either of those, really, but I find it difficult to believe that there isn’t a 3D printer squirreled away somewhere on campus (perhaps someone working as a sessional instructor could look into that and pull some strings—paging Professor Langlois). In the mean time, here’s everyone’s favorite Brutalist monstrosity done up in Tiggerific Orange.


Ambassador Bridge Website

Y’all know i love the bridge. The damn thing is tattooed on my back. So, I google searched Ambassador Bridge, and found it’s official website!

The history section of this website is pretty interesting but i think the photo section is lacking extremely.

Everyone takes pictures of the bridge! There has to be more historical ones lying around the city as well as new ones.

If you have some, send them to skip@canadiantransit.com with the subject “more bridge photos for your Ambassador Bridge website.”