Northern Light

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This is a high-profile site with a new application in the AIC for 2 45s towers............with a 10s podium. (is that streetwall?)

N/W corner of Yonge/Chaplin (Davisville)

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Link: http://app.toronto.ca/AIC/index.do?folderRsn=WDu2RZu5PBhYxfm7vvj/dA==

Aerial Pic:

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Streetview:

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Site size: ~0.58ha/1.45ac

I assume the podium would contain replacement office space, but we shall have to wait and see.
 

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I hope the podium includes a multilevel atrium with retail and office space. Indoor space and direct subway connection is a huge benefit especially in brutal windy winters.

Too many podiums are overly simplistic with cavernous double height single story retail units that face the street.
 
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These properties are owned by Davpart:


 

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Are they building the two towers on top of this building ? Because it's looks like this building is ten storeys! By looking at the photos up above.
 

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Are they building the two towers on top of this building ? Because it's looks like this building is ten storeys! By looking at the photos up above.

The office component here is 8 storeys.
 

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I thought the idea was to taper height down from Yonge and Eglinton...not have it skyrocket again around Yonge and Davisville.
 

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I thought the idea was to taper height down from Yonge and Eglinton...not have it skyrocket again around Yonge and Davisville.

Clearly you had a nap when this proposal across the street from this site came out!


Makes for a clear enough explanation of 'precedent'
 

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Clearly you had a nap when this proposal across the street from this site came out!


Makes for a clear enough explanation of 'precedent'
Wow that one flew over my radar. Gotta love "precendents".
 

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Y'all are hopeless asleep at the wheel. Doncha know we have a done deal 79 storey proposal just down the road?! 🤪
 

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So I guess you're saying they're tearing down this building and starting over.

While that does seem likely, I can't say that for sure.

What I can say for sure, is that the office component of the existing complex is 8 storeys.

There's no hidden messages here. LOL
 

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Amazing the trend in seeking density. Looks like Yonge & Davisville is trying to become the new Yonge & Egg. This proposal at N/W corner is seeking higher density than the N/W corner of Yonge & Egg. They should at least have tried to step back the podium to allow more sidewalk/pops/outdoor area, similar to RioCan's Yonge & Egg development. Wind at this intersection is already a problem. My disabled daughter walks by this everyday with a caregiver from her day program to the subway.
 

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