A stretch of Keele Street in Northwest Toronto fronting the former air base-turned urban park is seeing a rising tide of mid-rise residential redevelopment. The trend is set to continue with another proposal for the Downsview Park area as an application submitted to the City in the final weeks of 2020 seeks a Zoning By-law Amendment to permit a mid-rise condo development at 3374 Keele Street, immediately north of Sheppard Avenue West.

The Kirkor Architects Planners-designed project, designed for an Ontario numbered corporation, is proposed to rise 12 storeys to a height of 42.9 metres and have a gross floor area of 12,018 m², the entirety of which would be residential.

Looking west to 3374 Keele, image via submission to City of Toronto

The submission proposes a total of 158 condominium units, in a mix of 86 one-bedrooms, 56 two-bedrooms, and 16 three-bedrooms. The two and three-bedroom units represent 45% of the total, a key in attracting families to the building. The area has traditionally served the family market exclusively through single-family housing.

Looking southwest to 3374 Keele, image via submission to City of Toronto

A two-level underground garage, with 84 parking spaces for residents and 23 for visitors, would be accessed after passing under a double-height porte cochère, with columns holding the north end of the building aloft above it. Complementing the vehicle parking, 182 bicycle parking spaces are proposed in a mix of 170 long-term spaces and 12 short-term spaces.

Looking northwest to 3374 Keele, image via submission to City of Toronto

You can learn more from our Database file for the project, linked below. If you'd like, you can join in on the conversation in the associated Project Forum thread, or leave a comment in the space provided on this page.

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