A new proposal submitted to the City of Toronto earlier this month seeks rezoning to permit a two-building infill development to be built on the site of an existing 15-storey apartment building located on the east side of Don Mills Road north of Fairview Mall and Don Mills subway station. Led by Fieldgate Properties, the plan for 20 Godstone Road calls for 8 and 14-storey, IBI Group-designed rental buildings to flank the existing rental tower on site.
The shorter east building would rise 8 storeys to a height of 28.4 metres. It would house 67 apartments and would front onto Godstone Road, across the street from which are low-rise houses. The taller building would rise 14 storeys and to a height of 48.45 metres on the west edge of the site closest to Don Mills Road. The L-shaped building would house an additional 181 rental apartments.
Between the two buildings, 248 rental units are proposed as part of the infill development, while the 174 rental units in the existing apartment building would be retained for a new total of 422 apartments. The new units are proposed in a mix of a single studio unit, 160 one-bedrooms with average sizes of 59 m², 45 two-bedrooms with average sizes of 78 m², and 22 three-bedrooms with average sizes of 95 m².
Residents would have access to approximately 362 m² of indoor amenity space proposed on the ground floor of the west building, and 134 m² of indoor amenity space on the ground floor of the east building. 733 m² of outdoor amenity space is also proposed, including 308 m² of rooftop terrace space as part of the west building.
Additional outdoor spaces planned include a new children’s playground area on the south side of the site, and a privately-owned, publicly accessible open space (“POPS”) at the east side of the site, overseen by landscape architects Ferris + Associates Inc. While the existing tower’s pool would have to be demolished to make way for the redevelopment, residents of the current building will benefit from a new proposed 180 m² indoor amenity space planned as part of the project.
Additional information and images can be found in our database file for the project, linked below. Want to get involved in the discussion? Check out the associated Forum thread, or leave a comment in the field provided at the bottom of this page.
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|Related Companies:||Bousfields, Ferris + Associates Inc., IBI Group|