Wait does this mean mountain equipment coop is going to close ??
If I had a penny for every time someone asked me why I was looking up…
MEC is 400 King West, not 388.
Here is a bit more info on this proposed development.
388 KING ST W
OPA / Rezoning 12 144710 STE 20 OZ Ward 20
- Tor & E.York Mar 28, 2012 Application Submitted Mar 28, 2012 Commercial Nicholson, Dan
To construct a 29 storey office tower with retail uses at grade. A total gross floor area of 68,422 sq. m. is proposed in a building stepping down from 29 storeys to 13 storeys on King Street West. A total of 210 vehicle parking spaces are proposed to be provided in three levels of underground parking. The majority of bicycle parking will be provided underground (277 spaces). Thirty-five bicycle parking spaces will be provided at grade. Servicing and vehicular parking will be provided off the laneway at the north side of the property.
Planning Meeting on 170 Spadina Ave, 81-87 Peter St, 388 King St W + 82 Peter St
Date: Monday May 28, 2012
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Location: Metro Hall, 55 John Street, Room 308
Development proposal signs are up on the sides facing both King and Peter. As usual, no camera, but the elevations look interesting.
interesting, looks pretty wide
For goodness sake, just build it taller and slimmer...Just another “Ugly Slab”
to be honest with you, the floorplate isn't actually that large for an office building. a tall slim tower would be nice, but it can't be over 157m, and can't be that skinny due to the fact that it is an office building.
check out my future toronto renders, complete with colour coding of the stages of construction!
I don't know the actual specs of this, but it appears to have to have been well thought out. I like what H+P have been putting forward, Five, Massey and One Bloor are all (potentially) great by any standards, and I have high hopes for this. It kind of mirrors Noir across the street with the overhang. Office buildings usually aren't too exciting at street level, but this looks like it might be a success. If it's curtainwall, it will most likely look great. Those strips on the east sides are a nice motif. Quality materials and attention to detail, and we could have a winner here!
388 King Street West and 82 Peter Street - Zoning
Amendment Application - Preliminary Report
I know it's a new office building and so automatically it's entirely glass, but would have loved to see some brick at street level. Sigh.