Category Archives: Mount Pleasant

204 West 6th Avenue

Another addition to the Mount Pleasant office and industrial revival, this 27,000 sq ft building is just completing, replacing a small 40-year old building. The panel colour changes with the lighting conditions – in bright sunlight it has a rich bronze tone. Designed … Continue reading

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Lightworks – 22 East 5th Avenue

  The initial Urban Design Panel review of this Mount Pleasant industrial/office project sent it away for further design work. Now re-worked, christened ‘Lightworks’ and constructed over the past year and a half, the project incorporates the façade (or the corner) … Continue reading

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2200 Yukon Street

Three Vets operated a grandfathered retail store in an industrial zone in Mount Pleasant for many years. They sold the building and closed the business a few months ago, and now the project to replace the store has been submitted. … Continue reading

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Ellsworth – 2290 Main Street

  We first featured 2290 Main Street at the end of January 2013, and showed the picture (below) of the model of the building designed by Arno Matis in the fall of that year. Council approved the rezoning, it received a Development Permit … Continue reading

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137 East 4th Avenue

The office projects are continuing to show up in Mount Pleasant. Here’s a seven storey tech office over industry building proposed in the new I-1A zone that allows higher density developments close to Main Street. This would see 58,000 square feet of … Continue reading

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Duke – 333 East 11th Avenue

We first featured this substantial rental residential building on the corner of East 11th and Kingsway in June 2013. The design, by Acton Ostry, was changed following an initial rejection by the Urban Design Panel. The first version had 13 storeys with 195 … Continue reading

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870 East 8th Avenue

This is an affordable rental building that’s already been rezoned, and is now submitted for its Development Permit. Called ‘Mi Casa’, The Red Door Housing Society currently have a 22 unit 1986 building here, on three floors. This is a 51 … Continue reading

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