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Old Posted Jan 3, 2018, 3:30 PM
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From the Pier 21 NS Webcams, it looks like this crane might be going up. I think I would have waited until after tomorrow's storm. No mast is visible above the neighboring building yet, so maybe they will just partially assemble it.
Dexel has a Facebook page for this one with regular project updates. Most recent update said the crane will be up by the end of this week, with crews working around the weather. Apparently formwork will be 4-6 months.
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Looks like some residents in that red brick building are going to lose their views of the harbour. I wonder when the CBC article will appear?
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Looks like some residents in that red brick building are going to lose their views of the harbour. I wonder when the CBC article will appear?
Not just views to the harbour, but any view/natural light whatsoever it looks like with the building next being so close.
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Not just views to the harbour, but any view/natural light whatsoever it looks like with the building next being so close.
I think that is one part of urban living that quite sucks, but there's no way around it, really - it's all part of the game of living downtown - at any time you can lose your view/light due to adjacent new developments...
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I think that is one part of urban living that quite sucks, but there's no way around it, really - it's all part of the game of living downtown - at any time you can lose your view/light due to adjacent new developments...
It's true. Luckily those are rentals IIRC, so it shouldn't be hard to finish the lease and move on. Also a reason I'm hopeful of the Pavillion condos - No chance of the Citadel/public gardens facing condos to lose their views.
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Looks like some residents in that red brick building are going to lose their views of the harbour. I wonder when the CBC article will appear?
It's a rental owned by the same developer (and the two buildings will eventually share a parking structure). And what I hear from the few people I know living in the building, is that hardly anyone lives on that side of the building right now. People were getting pretty fed up with the noise from the Alexander construction, and when Dexel announced they were doing this building it was the straw that broke the camel's back and a whole bunch of people on that side moved out. Once all the construction is settled down, I'm sure they'll have no trouble renting them out again. Part of the cost of living downtown.
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It's true. Luckily those are rentals IIRC, so it shouldn't be hard to finish the lease and move on. Also a reason I'm hopeful of the Pavillion condos - No chance of the Citadel/public gardens facing condos to lose their views.
True. Poor orientation for natural light though. You’d get some afternoon light facing the gardens but close to zero natural direct light facing the hill year round... maybe an hour before sunset in midsummer.
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Old Posted Jan 15, 2018, 9:33 PM
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True. Poor orientation for natural light though. You’d get some afternoon light facing the gardens but close to zero natural direct light facing the hill year round... maybe an hour before sunset in midsummer.
Quite a few of the Pavilion Garden units on the 6th thru 11th floors are angled to the street and facing pretty much south. Those owners will benefit from a ton of natural light.
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