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FOCUS: Another legal weed shop heading to Bloor Street (Apr. 2021)

May 12th, 2021 · Comments Off on FOCUS: Another legal weed shop heading to Bloor Street (Apr. 2021)

Value Buds to open where Aroma Coffee operated

Value Buds is moving into the former home of Aroma Coffee at 500 Bloor St. W. LUCA TATULLI/GLEANER NEWS

By Luca Tatulli 

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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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