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RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - panamaniac - 03-20-2018

(03-20-2018, 05:28 PM)Square Wrote: The EIWO lot at the east side of Weber at Scott has the signs back up with SOLD on them!, hoping something stars soon, lol    Also the lot on the west side of Weber at Scott has a chain link fence around the empty lot.

Gosh, that must be about the third or fourth go 'round for that site.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - Square - 03-20-2018

Yes, I moved away from that area in 2002, but the residents were complaining about the 20 story building first proposed here 5 years earlier IIRC.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - GtwoK - 03-21-2018

Noticed a plethora of utility spray paint markings along Queen downtown the past few days, and then today workers were removing this grassy patch [Image: RLUYitG.png]

Is this the Queen St rework? Didn't think this was supposed to be done so soon.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - KevinL - 03-21-2018

Might be prep work for it - less for the official contractor to do when they start.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - Pheidippides - 03-22-2018

(12-20-2017, 08:43 PM)Pheidippides Wrote: 453 Park St is being demolished (Park at Wood)

Grading and waterworks seem to be happening now.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - rangersfan - 03-23-2018

Do we know what is happening at 453 Park St?


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - Pheidippides - 03-23-2018

(03-23-2018, 07:04 AM)rangersfan Wrote: Do we know what is happening at 453 Park St?

(01-23-2018, 12:31 AM)Pheidippides Wrote: Apparently the owner, "2407850 Ontario Inc.", of 453 Park St in Kitchener, the medical building that was just demolished at Park and Wood, wants to build a "3-story 30-unit stacked townhouse development."


Source: November 15, 2016 committee of adjustment minutes (sorry Kitchener's new system does not link)

I got to it by searching here: https://lf.kitchener.ca/WebLinkExt/Search.aspx



RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - rangersfan - 03-23-2018

Thank you!!


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - rangersfan - 03-24-2018

The police board has aprroved plan for new Kitchener detachment (Frederick St).
https://www.therecord.com/news-story/8345853-police-board-approves-35m-plan-for-new-kitchener-detachment/


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - Pheidippides - 04-02-2018

Geological testing going on 140 Highland Rd E (old gas station lot at Highland and Spadina; also right next to the 270 Spadina Rd E renovation):
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RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - tomh009 - 04-02-2018

(04-02-2018, 12:12 PM)Pheidippides Wrote: Geological testing going on 140 Highland Rd E (old gas station lot at Highland and Spadina; also right next to the 270 Spadina Rd E renovation):

It would be nice to see this developed, it has been empty for a long time (like many old gas station properties).


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - tomh009 - 04-02-2018

Renovations at 50 Ontario St: the tenants (driving school and African restaurant) have moved out and there is some preliminary work ongoing.

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RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - GtwoK - 04-02-2018

Article in the record had a render of the new downtown LCBO. The retail component will be 6,000sqft

[Image: VjWwlQ9.jpg]


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - panamaniac - 04-05-2018

Has anyone else noticed the recladding going on at the old apartment building on Kehl St over by Queen E school? It is startling and very visible from the expressway. I think I'm going to like it.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - timio - 04-06-2018

The one that they redid in the very funky tri-colour over the past few years? (https://goo.gl/maps/mWD7AvnGDzj) Are they doing it again?