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True, but Bloor, Yorkville is a critically important part of the city. The project would've had an out-sized impact for that reason.
It's private development replacing mixed use, occupied blocks in one of the busiest, vibrant neighbourhoods in the downtown. Good or bad, projects like the Well, One Yonge, Cityplace, Southcore, Fort York and Sugar Wharf have made a larger impact on the city than a pair of quality super talls in Yorkville.
 

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I wouldn't discount the appeal of 2 quality supertalls, but my impression was there was much, much more involved than that. It was almost a city block.
 

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I'm not sure why Holts decided being on the corner wasn't appealing but it wouldn't be the first baffling thing Holts did. So with the winning design nixed where does that leave things?
What winning design was 'nixed'? A private entity had a design competition from which a winner was selected. This was never intended to be the basis for a real development, it was merely a vision of what could happen if a significant number of other factors fell into place. Can we please stop treating this as though it was the basis for a municipal submission?
 

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Here we go

2 BLOOR ST W
Ward 27 - Tor & E.York District


Zoning By-law Amendment application to facilitate redevelopment of a portion of the site: three new residential towers of 50, 66 and 69 storeys in height atop a base building up to 9-storeys in height with a mixture of retail, office, and residential use: 121,235.0 sq. m. residential gross floor area, 13,685.0 sq. m. non-residential gross floor area
Proposed Use --- # of Storeys --- # of Units ---
Applications:
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Number Date Submitted Status
Rezoning 18 221948 STE 27 OZ Sep 7, 2018 Under Review
 

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I like the towers. I like the arches. I wish the two were brought together more. Seems a bit disjointed at this point.
 

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WTF is a 'Sun Beamer'? Likely one of the first things to get cut, along with the large cantilevered box. Also was wondering why there are almost 1000 bicycle parking spaces-seems excessive, no?

Definitely a different approach than what B+H proposed - which was maxing out as many units as possible - mind you with smaller, less refined towers.
 
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