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Can't seem to locate a city report for this, but it's an 8-storey redevelopment proposal of the existing medical building on Bloor near Royal York Station.

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Wow, why is the Kingsway neighbourhood suddenly exploding with mid-rise proposals??
 

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Same as Danforth Avenue. Right on the subway line and still not being densified.
 

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My question is why has it taken so long, particularly near the subway?
Agreed – it's always struck me as weird, how sleepy-small-town the Kingsway feels. Hell, it's even got on-street angle parking! Be great to see this stretch of Bloor get denser.
 

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There's no angled on-street parking on Bloor, just to be clear. I think there may still be some on Brentwood at the library and maybe a couple of other side streets, but there's no suburban feel here, (this is what I call midurban).

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I would call it small town main street style, which belongs along a streetcar route, not near a subway station. Anyone know if the proposal includes the parking lot?
 

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There's no angled on-street parking on Bloor, just to be clear. I think there may still be some on Brentwood at the library and maybe a couple of other side streets, but there's no suburban feel here, (this is what I call midurban).

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Yes, the angled parking is on several side streets, but not on Bloor proper. Sorry to be unclear!

It doesn't feel suburban to me here either, but I do always think it has a small-town main street feel to it. Possibly just because it's always so quiet, compared to just a couple of stops over at Jane, for example. Some quality midrise will be great to see, as long as no one lays a finger on the Kingsway theatre, which is adorable.
 

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To be honest I dont think this is design is going work well in this neighborhood. I cant put my finger on it- it could potentially be the contrasting colors, but something just seems off with this one.
 

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