cbc.ca: "A condo developer eyeing a heritage site that harkens back to the days when Yorkville was a haven for hippies and a magnet for famous folkies hit a road block at city hall Wednesday.Read More
There is much to lament in the loss of Toronto’s historic buildings.
But there are also examples of architectural preservation to be found throughout the city, structures that have made their mark on the streetscape for a century or more, and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future.
1 Yorkville Avenue: A new 58-storey (188 metres including a 6-metre mechanical penthouse) mixed-use building is proposed with retail and commercial uses on the first three floors and residential above. The proposal calls for the alteration and demolition of heritage buildings and residential rental units.Read More