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14 Duncan 
14 Duncan Street, Toronto
Developer: Greenwin

14 Duncan | 157m | 48s | Greenwin | Quadrangle

Discussion in 'Buildings' started by PMT, May 16, 2017.

  1. PMT

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    14 DUNCAN ST
    Ward 20 - Tor & E.York District

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    Zoning By-law Amendment to permit a 48-storey mixed use building containing a 5-storey podium, and 4 levels of underground parking
    Proposed Use --- # of Storeys --- # of Units ---


    Applications:
    Type Number Date Submitted Status
    Rezoning 17 159868 STE 20 OZ May 15, 2017 Under Review
     
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    What the hell can they do there without knocking that building down:eek:

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    That is never a problem in Toronto.

    AoD
     
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  4. DonValleyRainbow

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    It's on the register.

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    It is Part V but not Part IV.
     
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    It's something.
     
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    Why is this even an issue? There's not much left of the original building.
     
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    BBB really went to town on it when they installed their office there in the 90s. Interestingly many details for subsequent BBB projects were first tried there on a 'test-run' basis. The 4th floor interior is quite a po-mo tour-de-force.
     
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    Is that a problem? Strip off the gunk and reinterpret the brickwork as a facade.
     
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    Unsurprising to me. The building has lost some of it's tenents over the past few years and haven't been able to replace them probably due to costly renovation work (utilities) being necessary.

    If the building is preserved, the inside must be gutted.
     
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    Clearly I don't see a problem with redeveloping the building. I'm fine with the brickwork being rebuilt as a base providing it also compliments the development. Right now, the design is in the cloud.
     
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    Architect is Quadrangle:
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    That looks like it would compliment 19 Duncan quite nicely
     
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    There you go! Peoples fears have been alleviated.

    This has potential to be an example of facadectomy done right.
     
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