8 Elm | 218.2m | 68s | Reserve Properties | IBI Group

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Posted by David okinawa (planner at the city of Toronto) on Twitter:

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I wondered when this would be finally revealed
 

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Way too small of a lot for this if you ask me. It kills the development potential of surrounding sites, they need to assemble some more property. Maybe pick up a bit of frontage onto Yonge street.
 

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Way too small of a lot for this if you ask me. It kills the development potential of surrounding sites, they need to assemble some more property. Maybe pick up a bit of frontage onto Yonge street.

Why do you think it kills the dev potential of surrounding sites?
 

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The quintessential Toronto typology of a box, a preserved facade and balconies everywhere.

It's almost hilarious looking at an 80-floor tower sitting upon a two-storey facade. Not that I mind, though.
 

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Way too small of a lot for this if you ask me. It kills the development potential of surrounding sites, they need to assemble some more property. Maybe pick up a bit of frontage onto Yonge street.

already earmarked for something else
 

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Won't Aura have set a new precedent in that regard for buildings in the vicinity? Thinking of the straight, diagonal line you see on dev apps...
 

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Considering the scale of development in the immediate area, I assume they will be allowed a fairly tall tower here.
 

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I am curious about how one would justify that FSI.

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Oh, me too. Aura and Massey must have set new highwater marks in the neighbourhood when they were approved. Interested to see a comparison.

I'd also be interested to see a chart indicating the, say, 5- and 10-year trendline of average approved FSI in Toronto devs.
 

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