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222 Albert Street | 12 fl | Complete
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222 Albert Street
222 Albert Street, Waterloo

Developer: Accommod8U
Architect:  ASP Design Group

12 storey mixed use building containing 66 units (95 beds) and approximately 100 square metres of commercial space on the ground floor

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#2
Fences are now around both properties - likely to come down in the next couple of weeks.
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#3
Thanks for the update. And welcome to WRC!

That's great news that this is going forward. I still haven't seen anything from the city about this one though.
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#4
Found this interesting. One drawing from the design firm shows two commercial units facing Lester with an art gallery facing university. A new gallery would be interesting here for sure.

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#5
That 'lenticular' facade is pretty damn cool.
My Twitter: @KevinLMaps
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Spokes Wrote:That's great news that this is going forward. I still haven't seen anything from the city about this one though.
There's not much to see - the zone change was approved on June 23 (download link to the meeting packet here). It was a removal of the holding symbol to confirm that the infrastructure capacity was sufficient. The proposal is a "12 storey mixed use building containing 66 units (95 beds) and approximately 100 square metres of commercial space on the ground floor".

Spokes Wrote:Found this interesting. One drawing from the design firm shows two commercial units facing Lester with an art gallery facing university. A new gallery would be interesting here for sure.
Most of the time, the labels for the commercial units in renderings have nothing to do with reality.
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#7
Thanks for clarifying all of that!
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#8
September 23, 2014 demolition well under way

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#9
I am so, so happy that this parcel will have prominent ground level retail. It is too important an intersection to remain single-use residential.

If only it also had as nice a relation to the corner as the building on the other side of Albert.
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#10
A flyer arrived in the mail today for Accomod8U, touting "Luxury Apartments for Rent".  They are representing 255 Sunview Street and 222 Albert Street.
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Second crane being installed on site.

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#12
Two cranes for a medium size development !?

Are they trying to rush this thing in time for the Fall term?
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#13
It's a very deep site, so I suspect that construction for this, and for the red building in the background of this picture are being coordinated.

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#14
Two constructions on this site.

222 Albert (the foreground building) and 228 Albert (the background building). Lego's are in the ground for 228. Just a cement slab right now for 222.

Both are being constructed simultaneously, but 222 is expected to be finished first (it's a precast design construction, vs. ICF construction on 228).
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#15
Good to know. Having not looked closely at the details I was never certain if the building in the background was part of the project or just picture back ground.
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