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  Thread: TEK Tower (30 Francis) | 45 fl | U/C
Post: RE: TEK Tower (30 Francis) | 45 fl | U/C

You really should be bleeping out those three letters! 😊
  tomh009 Urban Areas 624 148,910 06-04-2024, 10:13 PM
  Thread: Cycling in Waterloo Region
Post: RE: Cycling in Waterloo Region

danbrotherston Wrote: (06-04-2024, 11:05 AM) -- I'm glad to see that someone is finally coming around to looking at it, although I guess we'll have to wait till closer to the August date for actual d...
  tomh009 Transportation and Infrastructure 4,740 3,072,296 06-04-2024, 11:18 AM
  Thread: 387-397 King St E and 6 Madison Ave | 2 & 8 fl | U/C
Post: RE: 387-397 King St E and 6 Madison Ave | 2 & 8 fl...

tomh009 Wrote: (04-10-2024, 07:35 PM) -- BT is officially moving in. Maybe next month or June? The coolers have already been delivered. -- The old BT location is already permanently closed. No open...
  tomh009 Urban Areas 225 124,272 06-02-2024, 04:04 PM
  Thread: Isabella Residences | 11 fl | Proposed
Post: RE: 28 Dorset St., Waterloo - Boutique Condo

panamaniac Wrote: (05-29-2024, 08:38 PM) -- ac3r Wrote: (05-29-2024, 05:52 PM) -- I forgot about this one. It was proposed over half a decade ago and never went anywhere. Looks like it's on its 3rd ...
  tomh009 Urban Areas 90 42,945 05-31-2024, 10:11 PM
  Thread: Filming in Waterloo Region
Post: RE: Filming in Waterloo Region

0:47 looks like Mt Hope cemetery.
  tomh009 Arts and Culture 28 15,061 05-24-2024, 10:12 PM
  Thread: GO Transit
Post: RE: GO Transit

coriander Wrote: (05-22-2024, 10:57 AM) -- jeremyroman Wrote: (05-17-2024, 12:11 PM) -- But we _do_ have a bus service to Guelph -- GO Transit route 17 (admittedly, only hourly on weekdays): https:/...
  tomh009 Transportation and Infrastructure 2,012 1,205,708 05-22-2024, 02:37 PM
  Thread: Avalon Place Highway 7/8 Multi-Use Trail Crossing
Post: RE: Avalon Place Highway 7/8 Multi-Use Trail Cross...

ZEBuilder Wrote: (05-20-2024, 02:24 PM) -- tomh009 Wrote: (05-20-2024, 12:29 PM) -- Are they also adding a staircase or just the ramp? Stairs (or an elevator!) are a nice option for pedestrians. 😊 -...
  tomh009 Transportation and Infrastructure 95 42,894 05-20-2024, 03:29 PM
  Thread: Avalon Place Highway 7/8 Multi-Use Trail Crossing
Post: RE: Avalon Place Highway 7/8 Multi-Use Trail Cross...

Are they also adding a staircase or just the ramp? Stairs (or an elevator!) are a nice option for pedestrians. 😊
  tomh009 Transportation and Infrastructure 95 42,894 05-20-2024, 12:29 PM
  Thread: Waste Management
Post: RE: Waste Management

Japan does not use wheeled bins for recycling, either. Their recycling rules are stricter than ours, but I don't think those rules would work here.
  tomh009 Urban Issues 5 445 05-19-2024, 01:54 PM
  Thread: The Metz (Schneiders site redevelopment)
Post: RE: The Metz (Schneiders site redevelopment)

There is a crane on the property now, I think, though still in pieces.
  tomh009 Urban Areas 612 343,527 05-19-2024, 01:52 PM
  Thread: General Food, Dining and Nightlife News
Post: RE: General Food, Dining and Nightlife News

Rainrider22 Wrote: (05-18-2024, 11:34 AM) -- Awe... That's both good and bad.  I love the current Grand Trunk site, very cool and intimate.  However, the Wineology space is very nice too.  Maybe they...
  tomh009 Food, Dining and Nightlife 2,329 2,081,570 05-18-2024, 03:14 PM
  Thread: General Food, Dining and Nightlife News
Post: RE: General Food, Dining and Nightlife News

panamaniac Wrote: (05-16-2024, 12:36 PM) -- Best of the DTK Indian restaurants?  Also, what's the Serbian place on King W like? -- There are now enough Indian restaurants in DTK that "best" is hard...
  tomh009 Food, Dining and Nightlife 2,329 2,081,570 05-16-2024, 02:10 PM
  Thread: General Road and Highway Discussion
Post: RE: General Road and Highway Discussion

danbrotherston Wrote: (05-14-2024, 03:12 PM) -- SF22 Wrote: (05-14-2024, 02:50 PM) -- This is exactly it. It's actually good planning, looking forward to known projects that are coming down the pipe...
  tomh009 Transportation and Infrastructure 3,184 2,288,676 05-14-2024, 04:57 PM
  Thread: 247 Lowther Street North | 3fl | Proposed
Post: RE: 247 Lowther Street North | 3fl | Proposed

It's a rather odd-sized lot so would be harder to add more buildings to it and still have non-trivial parking availability.
  tomh009 Urban Areas 6 500 05-13-2024, 03:19 PM
  Thread: Hospitals in KW
Post: RE: Hospitals in KW

westwardloo Wrote: (05-11-2024, 02:54 PM) -- But a centralized location close to highways and transit does matter when it comes to the hospitals location. Having a new hospital built at the edge of t...
  tomh009 Urban Issues 241 39,904 05-11-2024, 04:23 PM
  Thread: Hospitals in KW
Post: RE: Hospitals in KW

panamaniac Wrote: (05-10-2024, 07:16 PM) -- It's hard to believe that word won't leak out about the two sites, although the Record will play along and keep quiet.  Since the landowners presumably kno...
  tomh009 Urban Issues 241 39,904 05-11-2024, 01:42 PM
  Thread: Spur Line Commons (103 Roger St) | 6 fl | completed
Post: RE: Spur Line Common | 6 fl | Proposed

ac3r Wrote: (07-08-2021, 07:59 PM) -- A playground? Think about the grass! Kids might make ley lines on it or lose their basketballs on the property and trespass, leading to vagrancy. I think it's be...
  tomh009 Urban Areas 20 3,698 05-10-2024, 09:41 PM
  Thread: The Maverick (64 Margaret/217-229 Victoria N | 6 fl | completed
Post: RE: The Maverick (64 Margaret/217-229 Victoria N |...

This looks complete now. Pretty close to the renders. A good density addition for Victoria N.
  tomh009 Urban Areas 75 52,401 05-10-2024, 09:37 PM
  Thread: Three-bedroom madness
Post: RE: Three-bedroom madness

ijmorlan Wrote: (05-09-2024, 05:43 PM) -- I don’t see how they can enforce “no students”, regardless of whether there is a human rights violation problem. What if I rent to somebody and then they sta...
  tomh009 Outside Waterloo Region 20 1,812 05-09-2024, 08:12 PM
  Thread: Three-bedroom madness
Post: RE: Three-bedroom madness

plam Wrote: (05-07-2024, 07:48 PM) -- panamaniac Wrote: (05-07-2024, 12:08 PM) -- I didn't realize that condos could enforce such a rule. -- Renting until I get back from sabbatical. The previous ...
  tomh009 Outside Waterloo Region 20 1,812 05-09-2024, 08:08 PM
  Thread: Vertikal (471-481 King St E) | 23 & 19 fl | U/C
Post: RE: Vertikal (471-481 King St E) | 23 & 19 fl | U/...

There is some red at the top but nothing like the colour standards in Northdale.
  tomh009 Urban Areas 783 448,334 05-09-2024, 05:30 PM
  Thread: 15 Cedar Street North | 3 fl | Proposed
Post: RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours

The sign is up for the stacked towns at 15 Cedar, across from the market, advertising availability for next year. (Stacked towns with wood construction should be pretty quick to build.) Three-bedroom ...
  tomh009 Urban Areas 11 1,919 05-09-2024, 05:27 PM
  Thread: General Food, Dining and Nightlife News
Post: RE: General Food, Dining and Nightlife News

danbrotherston Wrote: (05-08-2024, 12:35 AM) -- Acitta Wrote: (05-07-2024, 08:52 PM) -- Getting off the #6 bus tonight, I was dismayed to see that the Nougat Bakery at Stirling and Courtland had clo...
  tomh009 Food, Dining and Nightlife 2,329 2,081,570 05-08-2024, 02:42 PM
  Thread: Taxation and the middle class
Post: RE: Taxation and the middle class

ac3r Wrote: (05-04-2024, 07:24 PM) -- We should pay fair taxes as a population, but nobody should be forced to pay more because they have more. The wealthy and the less wealthy all use said public se...
  tomh009 Politics 111 24,690 05-07-2024, 03:31 PM
  Thread: Three-bedroom madness
Post: RE: Three-bedroom madness

ijmorlan Wrote: (05-03-2024, 09:27 PM) -- Also at the planning level there should be no difference between the options you mention, so the answer can be left up to individual property owners — zoning...
  tomh009 Outside Waterloo Region 20 1,812 05-04-2024, 09:24 AM
  Thread: Farmland conversion and landfill sites
Post: RE: Farmland conversion and landfill sites

dtkmelissa Wrote: (05-02-2024, 06:37 PM) -- However, the Region's most recent official plan review makes no mention of this area, nor the need for additional employment lands outside what was already...
  tomh009 Politics 196 9,809 05-03-2024, 10:09 AM

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