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The Hudson | 749 King St W | ?m | 18fl + 3fl
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The Hudson
749 King St West, Kitchener
http://www.martinsimmons.ca/projects/the-hudson
Developer:?
Architect: Martin Simmons


[Image: Hudson-01.jpg?w=3000]

[Image: Hudson-02.jpg?w=3000]
(image source http://www.martinsimmons.ca/projects/the-hudson)
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#2
So they must have bought 737 and 741 King St. buildings out! I wondered why one doctor I knew left 751 King St, now I know! Thank you.
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#3
Great find. I think this project is being developed by HIP Developments referenced a couple of places the first being post #449 in the General Urban Waterloo Updates and Rumours thread.

I really like that HIP is making projects that are unique.
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(05-13-2018, 10:41 PM)Lens Wrote:
The Hudson
749 King St West, Kitchener
http://www.martinsimmons.ca/projects/the-hudson
Developer:?
Architect: Martin Simmons


[Image: Hudson-01.jpg?w=3000]

[Image: Hudson-02.jpg?w=3000]
(image source http://www.martinsimmons.ca/projects/the-hudson)

The NIMBY's will come out fast and quick on this one. Just watch.

Other than that, I like it. Wondering if this is why my doctor and pharmacist vacated this property.
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#5
Ooh. Yet another inaccurate rendering of the LRVs.
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#6
Is that a mid block laneway? I know Midtown PARTS called for the addition of more but I wonder if this is just a Laneway to back lot parking.
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#7
Cool project. I like the slim profile from the front, but worry that looking North (West) on King it's going to look like a huge wall.
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#8
Current building:

   
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#9
Also note the "741" building in the rendering -- it does not match the current building above (beige stucco house with dark brown roof). It appears that this house is part of the 749 development, which will encompass a low-rise 741 building (with medical space?) and a high-rise residential 749 building.

Regarding the laneway, the 741 property reaches all the way back to Walter St, as does 749/751 at the other edge of the property, which would enable them to do a laneway. There already is a small path on the 741 side; the 751 side uses the reach for a secondary parking entrance.
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#10
As a KCI alumnus, I do mourn for the loss of the east wing classrooms' view of downtown.

But I can't argue against its suitability here, this is just what midtown needs.
My Twitter: @KevinLMaps
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