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NEWS: Bike lane refresh for Davenport (Mar. 2021)

March 26th, 2021 · Comments Off on NEWS: Bike lane refresh for Davenport (Mar. 2021)

Updates would mirror protected bike lanes on Danforth

By Luca Tatulli

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CHATTER: “One-legged stool” build plan quashed on Prince Arthur (Mar. 2021)

March 26th, 2021 · Comments Off on CHATTER: “One-legged stool” build plan quashed on Prince Arthur (Mar. 2021)

After years of opposition, many Annex residents relished the defeat of a proposed development on 64 Prince Arthur Ave. The proposal was brought to the City of Toronto twice – the first time as a 29-storey condominium building with luxury rentals, the second time as a 19-storey building. In both instances, the design was one of twisting steel and glass that would have stood in stark contrast to the low-rise brick and vine neighbourhood. At the end of January, the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) wholly dismissed the developers’ appeal.

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FOCUS: Community concerned over 225 Brunswick Ave. plan (Mar. 2021)

March 26th, 2021 · Comments Off on FOCUS: Community concerned over 225 Brunswick Ave. plan (Mar. 2021)

Former synagogue may turn residential

The one-time synagogue located on Brunswick has been offices since 1972. A developer proposes adding a floor and building seven residential units. Not all neighbours are thrilled with either the density or the change in built-form on the low-rise streetscape. LUCA TATULLI/GLEANER NEWS

By Luca Tatulli 

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NEWS: A threat to the soul of the city? (Feb. 2021)

March 5th, 2021 · Comments Off on NEWS: A threat to the soul of the city? (Feb. 2021)

College/Bathurst development undermines a lively corner

A rendering of the planned development slated to occupy the SE corner of College and Bathurst streets has raised concerns. LUCA TATULLI/GLEANER NEWS

By Luca Tatulli

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NEWS: Alleyway on the cutting edge (Feb. 2021)

March 5th, 2021 · Comments Off on NEWS: Alleyway on the cutting edge (Feb. 2021)

Croft Street showcases laneway homes and “green” potential

Croft Street, which is in fact an alleyway, could be mistaken for a canvas.
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By Luca Tatulli


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