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General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours
(01-08-2017, 10:49 AM)Spokes Wrote:
(01-08-2017, 10:04 AM)panamaniac Wrote: One can only hope.  I'm still not clear about which building at Queen and Joseph is being referenced above.  Is it the old Schlicter's building that changed hands last year?

No, although that's another one with a ton of potential.

I'd really like to see that turn into something like 90 George in Ottawa.  Something where the podium fronts on two separate streets and has two very distinct looks.  If you haven't seen it:  https://goo.gl/maps/QYyaeFKcYjH2

Ewww, gross!
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(01-08-2017, 11:01 AM)panamaniac Wrote:
(01-08-2017, 10:49 AM)Spokes Wrote: No, although that's another one with a ton of potential.

I'd really like to see that turn into something like 90 George in Ottawa.  Something where the podium fronts on two separate streets and has two very distinct looks.  If you haven't seen it:  https://goo.gl/maps/QYyaeFKcYjH2

Ewww, gross!

Design Ok haha.  But the premise of a building fronting two parallel streets is what I was going for Smile
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OK. My "magic development wand" could make that happen. Wink
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I genuinely like 90 George, especially the Rideau Street frontage.
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That façade is phony as a three dollar bill.  Not a fan, but views can differ.

To be fair, in the category of "faux historic", there are worse offenders.
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I'd rather see something like the KW Habilitation building between Ottawa and Sydney:

   
https://goo.gl/maps/ubCZVky7HhJ2
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That one is quite tidy, yes. Unfortunately with a big surface parking lot, but then it is an existing build on Ottawa, so I can accept that.
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I don't think I'll ever fully understand why having parking is so frowned upon here.
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(01-08-2017, 11:48 PM)Canard Wrote: I don't think I'll ever fully understand why having parking is so frowned upon here.

do you know anything about urban design theory?
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(01-09-2017, 10:14 AM)urbd Wrote:
(01-08-2017, 11:48 PM)Canard Wrote: I don't think I'll ever fully understand why having parking is so frowned upon here.

do you know anything about urban design theory?

Would you care to elaborate?
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