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How Regent Park Became One of the World’s Largest Redevelopments

– Regent Park, Toronto: A Story of Commitment, Commonality, and Collectivity – Growing the “Garden City” At the beginning of the 20th Century, Regent Park had been known as Cabbagetown, a name now associated with the neighbourhood due North. But it wasn’t until 1948 that city officials envisioned a new urban design for this 69-acre lot. Inspired by the idealized “Garden City” movement, the area was to be dismantled, leaving behind only remnants of two of its original streets – Regent Street and Park Street. Thus the name Regent Park came into existence, a new name for a postwar modernist ... Read More »

159 Wellesley Street – Sherbourne and Wellesley

159 Wellesley Street is a new condo project by Kilmer Brownfield Equity Fund L.P. and Diamondcorp currently in preconstruction at 159 Wellesley St E in Toronto. Project Details DEVELOPMENT NAME: 159 Wellesley Street DEVELOPER(S): Kilmer Brownfield Equity Fund L.P. andDiamondcorp PROJECT TYPE: Condominium ADDRESS: 159 Wellesley St E NEIGHBOURHOOD/CITY: Cabbagetown/Toronto STATE/PROVINCE: Ontario POSTAL CODE: M4Y 1J2 NUMBER OF STOREYS: 35 storeys ARCHITECT(S): Quadrangle Architects Rehabilitation and urban intensification of a former gas station into an elegant tower showcasing design excellence, highlighted by a playful colouration of its curves. In the downtown, this central location offers excellent transit and amenities.   Read More »

New Colours Coming to Cabbagetown Skyline

“Sherbourne and Selby” is a new development project by Cityzen Development Group currently in preconstruction at 592 Sherbourne St. Project Details: Development Name – Sherbourne and Selby Developer – Cityzen Development Group Project Type – Condominium, Townhouse Address – 592 Sherbourne St., M4X 1W4 Number of Storeys – 52 [Source] Read More »

The Winchester Street Theatre to start renovations this summer

The Winchester Street Theatre at 80 Winchester Street will be undergoing some capital improvements over the next two to three months.  Attached, please find a letter outlining their plans. Please note they are holding an information session on Friday, April 13th at 6:00pm in Studio D of the Winchester Street Theatre to answer any questions you might have. 2012-April letter to neighbours about capital improvements Read More »

New development coming to Bleeker and Carlton?

I’ve heard from the some of the local dog owners and perish members that the church now at the corner of Bleecker and Carlton is soliciting offers and there are two offers currently in the running to get the property under contract.  The numbers thrown around for the sale price are impressive to say the least.  The main trouble they been having is with the Second Mile Club who are opposing the offer of buy because of excessive noise that will be coming from construction if the proposal goes through. The parcel of land is consist of three lots with one ... Read More »

O2 Maisonettes on George

The view from O2

O2 Masionette on George, also known as Oxygen, is a new condo development that is located in South Cabbagetown at the corner of George and Shutter. This 14 story building will host 48 unit which will have square footage between 540 square feet to 2,050 square feet and prices starting from $399,900. Read More »

James Cooper Mansion by Tridel

A short history of James Cooper Mansion and information about the Tridel Building named, James Cooper Mansion. Read More »