I wondering if First Gulf/Great Gulf still intends to move their head office there too? I suppose they still could, but they wouldn't be 'lead' tenant.
Maybe relocate to the 21 Don Valley Parkway development?
From the Globe and Mail...
Just some general impressions from walking by this every day:
-the window cladding quality and colour look great.
-the contrast of the window cladding against the plain concrete looks great. Too bad its gonna be covered in brick.
-with the set back and the slope, the building doesn't seem...
I think actually they are installing a black mullion on top of the existing metal (silver) frame.
I was critical of the overall frankenstein nature of the entire complex (comparative to Metropolis/Toronto Life/10 Dundas) , including the Coca Cola addition, however, I now must admit that I...
This is no doubt, a consequence of our condo boom, as this article suggests:
Oodles of condos create a thirst for downtown office space
I can definitely see this area in particular morphing...
Here is my post from 2 years ago, posted even before No Frills opened:
In later posts I went on further detail to describe why i thought so...
First Gulf Head Office
Page 22 of the planning report implies First Gulf's new Head Office would be located in the new commerical building as well adding more space for George Brown:
The balconies from a distance look like an above ground parking garage.. Kinda bunker like and heavy.
However, I like the idea of having outdoor living spaces close to the street to domesticate the street away from its current transient nature.
Not sure if glass balconies would have...