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64 Margaret Ave and 217 to 229 Victoria St N
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Developer: Vive Development
Address : 64 Margaret Ave and 217 to 229 Victoria St. N.
Project: six story apartment facing Victoria St and two and half story apartment facing Margaret Ave

News article from The Record.
http://m.therecord.com/news-story/722822...-kitchener

Renders and detailed project information available in the heritage impact assessment :
https://www.google.ca/url?q=https://www....vBEWo45MLg
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This development was originally posted user white_brain.
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Interesting that the six storey structure (facing Victoria St) will be wood.

   
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It's surprising to see how they're trying to almost replicate the look of the old Breithaupt home. Quite unusual.

I see that the driveway to the complex would give onto Margaret - I couldn't see car access to/from Victoria for a building that size, so this makes sense.
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What will be important to note is that for all the efforts to make the Margaret building heritage quality, we're effectively saying that it has to be 60% smaller than it's neighbour for the sake of heritage. As well, I'm expecting that it's no coincidence that the 18-unit heritage-styled building requires an additional 94 (likely to be far less special and unstyled) unit building to subsidize the costs.
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#6
Interesting proposal.

Makes me think back to the other Margaret St proposal from a number of years ago. I always have thought that the civic district (is it still branded that?) has a lot of untapped potential.
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Interesting to note that Stephen Litt is behind this project under another development company.
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(04-06-2017, 08:34 PM)rangersfan Wrote: Interesting to note that Stephen Litt is behind this project under another development company.

He seems to have his hands in quite a few cookie jars
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