Streetsville Plaza Redevelopment (Queen St. Mississauga, DeZen, 6x3+7x7+3x8, ?)

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  1. Jasonzed

    Jasonzed Senior Member

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    For me, this plaza is a village killer (vibrancy, ambiance, people friendly, streetscape, etc. ) and never should have been built (40+ years ago or so) in its current form. This plaza among others in Mississauga have been used as fodder on how not to build a city but there is a paradigm shift going on and this is, at least to me, a good example of that change...

    There are some fantastic smaller projects going on in and around Streetsville but I think this one is by far the most important one because its precedent setting and extremely important for Mississauga.

    When I find the link to the PDF I will post it but I got the documents below from the meeting itself and spoke briefly with the presenters.
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    From my SSC post from last month:
    I went to the Planning and Development Committee meeting regarding, among others, DeZen's proposal for redeveloping the Streetsville shopping centre (phase 1) and it was quite interesting. The only person who was against the project, as it stood, was the owner of the mini-plaza across (south) the parking lot from Tim Horton's but, basically, within the boundaries of the plaza. The daughter's, who spoke on behalf of her dad (the owner), arguments and reasoning was inconsistent and a bit laughable, well, at least to me. She listed a number of reasons but the last one she ended her presentation with was that she was opposed to this project because something new with an excellent street presence would make her dad's building look bad (or worse than it already is); I was surprised that everyone did not burst out laughing because it sounded so absurd. I believe, in time, the developer will buy out the owner of the mini plaza and totally redevelop the area, per the master plan, as it should be. The plaza is nothing more that a joint with absolutely terrible street presence and adds basically nothing to the area.

    Here is a Google link to the area in question:
    http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&sour...=q7be4lbr20-QDQlJIjneCA&cbp=12,215.21,,0,9.91
    To me, what's there now is like putting the same kind of shopping centre in Yorkville, The Beaches or Bloor West Village - it's just plain nasty!

    The developer presented some very nice renders of the project and, to me, it looks fantastic! I'm thrilled that the Streetsville shopping centre will be totally redeveloped in the next 10 years or so, it just does not belong in its current form.

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    Final plan...connecting William Street with the project
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  2. Northern Light

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    This looks to be a superb improvement! Not perfect.

    But a drastic step in the right direction.

    Wonderful news for Mississauga.
     
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  3. Jasonzed

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    Yes indeed. This is going back to council on the 27th of June.
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  4. Jasonzed

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    I believe this is all part of the same development...
    http://www.dailycommercialnews.com/cgi-bin/top10.pl?rm=show_top10_project&id=ceb4c294bb93ea8616ed4ec1e88764d2aa0f7b67&projectid=9100609&region=ontario

    CONDOMINIUM BUILDING Proj: 9100609-4
    Mississauga, Peel Reg ON NEGOTIATED/PLANNING
    Tannery Village, Phase Two, Tanenry St, Queen St, L5M
    $30,000,000 est
    Note: Preliminary planning is ongoing. Timelines for detailed design, tender for sub trades and construction will be determined pending completion of Phase One, report number 9070848. Further update fall 2011.
    Project: proposed construction of a seven storey L-shaped condominium building with 143 units. The project may include retail space at grade level.
    Scope: 11,000 m²; 7 storeys; 1 storey below grade; 143 units
    Development: New
    Category: Apartment bldgs; Retail, wholesale services
    Owner Complete information is available to subscribers. Click HERE to find out how to subscribe.
    Const manager Complete information is available to subscribers. Click HERE to find out how to subscribe.
    Architect Complete information is available to subscribers. Click HERE to find out how to subscribe.
    First report Fri May 08, 2009. Last report Wed Oct 06, 2010.
    This report Tue Jun 14, 2011.
     
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  5. RC8

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    Great news. Streetsville is going to be such a wonderful place to live once the constant GO Train connection to downtown is completed. So far its only big defect is that it's pretty much unreachable using public transit.
     
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  6. Jasonzed

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    Great news indeed. Doesn't the 9 North/South run along Mississauga Road which takes riders to and from SQ1 and Meadowvale?

    The land next to the Reid (now Kraft) Mill was recently purchased so hopefully the village will be extending further south as opposed to suburbia moving north along Mississauga Road.

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  7. TheWorldIsNotEnough

    TheWorldIsNotEnough New Member

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    That would be fantastic if they did! That piece of land has a lot of potential, but I can honestly see them putting more town houses here :(. The 9 runs through (to bridge Meadowvale and MCC) there but it is an unreliable route.
     
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    44 also runs through, but it's also very unreliable. So many times I've been to Streetsville (back when I lived by UTM) and had to either walk back or take a cab.

    It's really quite a shame 'cause many locals walk and bike a lot.
     
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  9. Jasonzed

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    http://www.dailycommercialnews.ca/cgi-bin/top10.pl?rm=show_top10_project&id=ceb4c294bb93ea8616ed4ec1e88764d2aa0f7b67&projectid=9100609&region=ontario

    CONDOMINIUM BUILDING Proj: 9100609-7
    Mississauga, Peel Reg ON NEGOTIATED/PLANNING
    Tannery Village, Phase Two, Tannery St, Queen St, L5M
    $30,000,000 est
    Note: Project is in a preliminary stage. Owner is proceeding with phase one at this time. See report number 9070848 for phase one.
    Project: construction of a seven storey L-shaped condominium building with 143 units. The project may include retail space at grade level.
    Scope: 11,000 m²; 7 storeys; 1 storey below grade; 143 units
    Development: New
    Category: Apartment bldgs; Retail, wholesale services
    First report Fri May 08, 2009. Last report Tue Feb 21, 2012.
    This report Mon Aug 27, 2012.
     
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  10. PatM

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    Stumbled upon these two renderings...
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    Any news on this development?
     
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    urbandreamer recession proof

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    Thanks. Looks very small-town Ontario conservative....
     
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  12. DHLawrence85

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    So it should fit into Streetsville just fine. Better than the decaying strip mall behind it, at least.
     
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  13. Coruscanti Cognoscente

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    Yeah I think that would fit into Streetsville fine. As long as the materials are of decent quality.
     
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  14. WiddleBittyKitty

    WiddleBittyKitty Felis catus

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    Small-town Ontario conservative? It looks like faked-up pseudo Europe. Yuck.
     
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    urbandreamer recession proof

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    ^Exactly. Check out the new buildings (c.1980 to present) they put up in places like Elmira, Stratford, Hanover. Very shlocky like this crap.

    You can get the historic look right though. I saw stuff that looked great (quality brick, proper windows etc) in the Portland Oregon area.

    Because I never contribute anything to this forum and make the Toronto County folks unhappy, I've decided to show you how little I know how to use Google.

    1)Project Name: Streetsville Village Residences by DeZen Homes

    2)Architect: MSAi

    RenderPornStar of the Year perhaps?
     
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