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Public Renaissance

  Despite the millions of commuters passing beneath its glass roof each year, Glencairn Station remains a gem hidden in plain sight. The subway stop – one, a multicoloured stained-glass skylight designed by Quebec artist Rita Letendre, bathes the platform in a rainbow of light. First installed ahead of the station’s 1978 opening and removed after its colours faded, the skylight was recently replaced. Glencairn is well worth the stop.

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