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Old Posted May 5, 2010, 11:37 PM
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Originally Posted by fenwick16 View Post
Have some renderings of the exterior of the development been posted? I have only seen interior renderings of the new YMCA.
They haven't been posted yet - I saw a quick shot on the news tonight, but can't yet find any online. It looks like the building keeps some of the qualities of the CBC building - round corner - is a podium base with 10-12 stories stepped back on top. Looks good at first glance. But article in the coast already states that they are proposing double the height than what is currently approved for the site.

This is (or at least could be) a great project. The YMCA is proposing to sell the development rights above the podium to a developer to help finance their project. This is a great model and this type of thinking should be encouraged by the city.
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