5 Defries Street (?, 31 + 39s, RAW Design)

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  1. Automation Gallery

    Automation Gallery Superstar

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    5 DEFRIES ST
    Ward 28 - Tor & E.York District

    To obtain an OPA and Re-zoning ammendment for the construction of a 31 storey residential condo building and 39 storey residential condo building connected by a six storey podium with non-residential uses. A total of 610 dwelling units will be provided and 391 parking spaces will be provided below grade of which 330 parking spaces will be for residential uses, 37 parking spaces for visitors, and 24 parking spaces for retail uses.
    Proposed Use --- # of Storeys --- # of Units ---
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    Type Number Date Submitted Status
    OPA & Rezoning 14 213710 STE 28 OZ Aug 28, 2014 Under Review
     
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    Interesting location. According to the Google Mapses, there's nothing tall around there. I'm assuming its the dilapidated white U-haul rental/self storage building, since the address on the south side of it is 1 Defries, and the other side it is 25.
     
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    considering that's part of “downtown" according to city definition, the area does require a lot of intensification.
     
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  4. ChesterCopperpot

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    This is going beside 77 River which is planned to have 580 units in a 34 and 26 storey towers
     
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  5. Automation Gallery

    Automation Gallery Superstar

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    New cluster of towers about to rise next to Don Valley Pkwy.
     
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    As part of this proposal, I think its very important to secure an additional strip of land at the rear (valley side) of the site, and that the slope be restored , and some form of public access be established (outlook/trail, stairs down to Bayview and a sidewalk along it)
     
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  7. 299 bloor call control.

    299 bloor call control. Senior Member

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    Holy

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  8. Gotzvon

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    nice to see downtown development creeping its way towards what i've always thought of as the "hard" eastern edge of the core. With Regent Park, West Donlands and projects like this one there's crazy levels of change happening here right now.
     
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    Improving access to the Don Valley trail system would be a great use of Section 37 proceeds.
     
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    Agreed! That trail system is fantastic but it could stand some improvements - especially seeing as that many more people will be using it in the coming years.
     
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  11. 299 bloor call control.

    299 bloor call control. Senior Member

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    A GO Station on the RH line stretching between Queen and Dundas Streets, with connections to streetcars, would also be a fantastic contribution.
     
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    That would be quite brilliant actually. Has this ever been studied?
     
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  13. bAuHaUs

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    Does anyone know who's behind this project?
     
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    Updated massing models were posted on the Dev App site in December - "without prejudice":
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