Daniels Corporation has announced that they have closed a deal with WJ Properties, owners of a number of houses that have remained boarded up for years along Bloor and adjoining streets across from High Park. The boarded up homes have been a longstanding sore point for the community in what should be one of the most sought after stretches of street in the city.
Daniels plans for the site are for a 300 unit complex featuring stacked townhomes in behind a 14 storey podium and tower on Bloor. The project will be called High Park Residences condos. The Bloor frontage would include retail at grade. Architect Diamond + Schmitt have been hired. The current state of affairs along Bloor Street and Oakmount Road: Bloor, starting at Pacific
Bloor to Oakmount
Oakmount north of Bloor
The last house on Oakmount sits beside land cleared for the subway nearly 50 years ago. This block is currently kept as a lawn, as opposed to an operating park. Daniels hopes to makes this land into community gardens.
|Related Companies:||Diamond Schmitt Architects, Isotherm Engineering Ltd., Land Art Design, Public Studio, tcgpr (The Communications Group), The Daniels Corporation, Tomas Pearce Interior Design Consulting Inc|