2975 Oak Street

2975 Oak render 2The Van Arsdel apartments were built in 1928, designed by Townley & Matheson (who also designed City Hall and the Stock Exchange, among many other projects). The building featured poured concrete walls with applied decoration, so it still looks very much as built. In the 1940s the name was changed to the Santa Fe; now a Heritage Revitalisation Agreement is scheduled for a public hearing that would see the facade retained and an eleven storey midrise tower added to the site.

The project is designed by CEI Architecture for Aquilini Developments, It stays as rental, and the number of apartments would increase from 14 to 50.

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