Glad this got approved. Brad Lamb has better taste and cares more about his product than 95% of developers in this town. His reputation is irrelevant IMO.
Fingers crossed that this doesn't get flipped to someone else now that it's approved.
Lol. If we can't even expect the people who can afford it to invest in decent architecture, then there's no hope for this city.
I like when people complain about architecture. It shows they care. Toronto needs more of that.
Hot take: we have enough heritage stock in this area, and one of these buildings has been adulterated to the point of irrelevance anyway.
Toronto has a housing affordability crisis right now, and keeping large swathes of our core as museumified heritage blocks of (semi) detached houses, solely...
This is great! Gentle density/missing middle housing in a neighbourhood with excellent access to transportation and services.
It's going to get NIMBY'ed to hell (particularly over parking, assuming there will be none), but as a neighbour, I look forward to attending any consultations and...
Nah, all his developer buddies want a slice of this real estate pie, I’d say this is among the safest projects funded by the province for that reason alone.
Also it would supremely piss off the Feds, considering they also have significant skin in the game.
I hope that Sidewalk/Google see hashing out these legal bits as a necessary cost of doing business, and that this project proceeds in a form that is acceptable to most rational people, in a way that doesn’t compromise personal data that is *actually sensitive*. I really wish I could get actual...
Dear god, that is the blandest name for a project ever. “Galleria” is even the blandest name for a MALL, ever. Is it in Jersey City? Is it in Burnaby? Who knows! What you do know is you’re in store for some mediocre shopping.