Sixty Colborne Condos | 82.29m | 25s | Freed | a—A COMPLETE

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Quick snap from last week:
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The street wall is getting stronger. I'm liking this corner more and more now that it feels big city (rather than parking lot)

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I have been looking at this formerly empty lot sincere moved to Toronto menu moons ago. Finally something is going up here and what a relief it will be for this corner. I've always disliked the two empty lots on either side of Church Street. Most surprising is how close this is to king and bay! I wonder what was here before the empty lots.
 

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They filmed the Kiss movie "Detroit Rock City" on this lot back in the late 90's. If you look closely you can see St James Cathedral in the background :)

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Bonus shot right at St James.

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I have been looking at this formerly empty lot sincere moved to Toronto menu moons ago. Finally something is going up here and what a relief it will be for this corner. I've always disliked the two empty lots on either side of Church Street. Most surprising is how close this is to king and bay! I wonder what was here before the empty lots.
Yep, this fills in a critical gap in the St. Lawrence market area. This lot has always been a bit of a blight.
 

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A few minutes ago:

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I have been looking at this formerly empty lot sincere moved to Toronto menu moons ago. Finally something is going up here and what a relief it will be for this corner. I've always disliked the two empty lots on either side of Church Street. Most surprising is how close this is to king and bay! I wonder what was here before the empty lots.

Here's the best picture I can find of the south side of King and Church, from 1856. This is looking east on King, you can see St. Lawrence Hall's cupola thing in the distance. Mind you, this is LONG before those parking lots, but still interesting!

 

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Thank you for posting that Gotzvon. One can see that King street was the glam street in its day. I have always thought that Colborne Street was somewhat of a 'lost' street and I look forward to its re discovery.
 

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