A Cactus Club is great. I’d personally prefer an Earl’s. Either way it’ll be consistently active. Better than an interesting independent rest which struggles to generate clientele, is shuttered in six months, etc.
Any word on the rest of the retail/rest/office space?
I think the 14th project is actually for homeless rather than affordable housing. I’m sure someone more knowledgeable than me will clarify. Build that near a lot of rich single family homes and NIMBY opposition is inevitable regardless how small it may be.
I’m not sure if it’s been mentioned yet, but the small city parking lot on 14st NW (south of the car wash) has been closed and torn up. This is to make way for a 4-5 storey affordable housing project. It looks like a pretty forgettable building but better than a parking lot I guess.
Tough to be concerned much with materials on this. It’s absolute urban filler. Modest height, mid block, and will be all but invisible as the empty lot on the west side gets developed (eventually)
But, they desperately need to slap a mural or even some bold colouring on that west side. That’s a...
Really unfortunate that they chose to cut down all the mature trees in front of this project. Aside from the charm and shade, they would’ve been a nice privacy buffer given its closeness to the train station.
I really hope that there was a good reason behind this decision. The spindly...
Thanks Colin. That’s right. The former Cecil site. (How quickly we forget)
CMLC being in charge of the site bodes well for GG in mitigating any impact from the DI.
God only knows what the timelines will be for these projects though.