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mrxbombastic

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There is going to be an astronomical amount of Nimby pushback on this. The design is refreshing though with the minimal white lines.

Quite rightly so. This building does absolutely nothing in terms of scale, style or context to accommodate and reflect the surrounding neighbourhood. I can almost guarantee that though this skeleton from look might seem appealing at first, it will be so poorly executed. The real tragedy of its design is that while many of us gripe about the banality and uninspired looks of many of our so called profit-boxes, such a prime, promising and prominent real estate may be subjected to the same treatment.

Ironically this design may well turn out to be a better reflection of a multilevel carpark.

Complete garbage.

Also welcome to UT torontologist! Glad to have you.
 

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This lot is about 1/5 of the size of the Teeple-designed planned building at 143 Avenue, and that one is going for 14s if I recall correctly.

This one is way too dense for the site.
 

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Urbancorp owned the church when it suffered its mysterious fire and the townhouses came afterwards. Huge loss.

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This has landed at TLAB after the Committee of Adjustment refused the Minor Variance application that sought "to alter the redevelopment plan for a mixed-use building approved under Site Specific Bylaw 1279-2007 (OMB) by increasing the permitted height to 8-storeys plus a mechanical penthouse, modifying the building envelope, adding ground floor commercial space, increasing the gross floor areas, and by reducing the parking stacker dimensions."

http://app.toronto.ca/DevelopmentAp...icationsList.do?action=init&folderRsn=4365454
 

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This has landed at TLAB after the Committee of Adjustment refused the Minor Variance application that sought "to alter the redevelopment plan for a mixed-use building approved under Site Specific Bylaw 1279-2007 (OMB) by increasing the permitted height to 8-storeys plus a mechanical penthouse, modifying the building envelope, adding ground floor commercial space, increasing the gross floor areas, and by reducing the parking stacker dimensions."

http://app.toronto.ca/DevelopmentAp...icationsList.do?action=init&folderRsn=4365454

Curious as to why this ended up at TLAB and not LPAT?
 

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Oh my god, poor people next to it, their house value just tanked. Unimaginative design, same old square building.
 

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