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18 Eastern Avenue 
18 Eastern Avenue, Toronto
Developer: Alterra Group of Companies

18 Eastern Avenue | 50m | 13s | Alterra | Teeple Architects

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  1. DSC

    DSC Senior Member

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    This is the block on north side of Eastern Avenue just west of Sackville Street.

    18 EASTERN AVE
    Ward 28 - Tor & E.York District

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    18 EASTERN AVE
    22 EASTERN AVE
    24 EASTERN AVE
    24 A EASTERN AVE
    24 B EASTERN AVE
    28 EASTERN AVE
    32 EASTERN AVE
    2 SACKVILLE ST

    Proposed Use --- # of Storeys --- # of Units ---
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    Type Number Date Submitted Status
    OPA & Rezoning 16 216777 STE 28 OZ Sep 1, 2016 Under Review

    No doubt more info will appear sooner than later!
     
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    This is a proposed 13-storey mixed use building by Alterra Developments. Renderings from Teeple Architects.
    Screenshot 2016-09-07 10.59.59. Screenshot 2016-09-07 11.00.33. Screenshot 2016-09-07 11.00.46.
     
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    amazed they are only going for 13 floors here. Most developers are looking at closer to the mid 20's in this area.
     
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    Interesting. Looks like the orange cladding is terra cotta. That sounds promising.
     
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    Oh you are right - it will be! From the plans:

    upload_2016-9-7_12-22-7.


    AoD
     
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    Teeple is really trying to liven up the city with its colourful designs. I hope this doesn't go through developer cheapening.
     
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    The dimensions are shockingly appropriate.

    Not sure how I feel about the demolition of the nice red brick building at 18 Eastern. It's recently renovated, too :/
     
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    Oh, cr*p. Just looked it up. That is a nice building. The only one of merit on that entire stretch of Eastern between Trinity and Sackville.
     
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    13 seems very reasonable in this area, no need for 20 stories. It is in line with what's in the West Don Lands.
     
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    Teeple is probably the best condo architect in the city. They've had a few clunkers due to the Cheapening - like MV5 on King West - but for the most part they deliver consistent quality.
     
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    M5V is by Core.

    In any case, the site is within the 5 minute radius of the proposed King/Sumach DRL station.

    upload_2016-9-7_15-12-3.

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    Doesn't look too bad. My only wish is that the assembled property was half the size.
     
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    Yeah, I guess the orange terra cotta is partly meant to create the impression of smaller lot sizes, which reflects the fine grain nature of the greater neighbourhood's streetscape, which is clearly demonstrated in AOD's map of the DRL area above.

    Nice effort to break up the hulking mass, but the sidewalk experience is still a monotonous block-long glass facade. That's a drag, unless they have a big grocery store in mind (also suggested at Great Gulf's proposed Power Street development nearby, which has the exact same problem).
     
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