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Old Posted Sep 14, 2017, 12:14 AM
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That does sound reassuring. Hoping this one ends up being a surprise hit.
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Does anyone have any insight into why the developer didn't buy that brutally awful used car lot? What modern city has a piece of $hit like this in the heart of its downtown core?
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I think he did buy it. There aren't any cars left on the lot, just staging for the site. I think he bought both the car lot and the mortgage shack.
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I think he did buy it. There aren't any cars left on the lot, just staging for the site. I think he bought both the car lot and the mortgage shack.
That would be good news. Last time I drove by there still was car lot signage and their trailer "office". All the construction site staging was on the other side of the car lot's metal fence.
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That would be good news. Last time I drove by there still was car lot signage and their trailer "office". All the construction site staging was on the other side of the car lot's metal fence.
he bought the mortgage office and car lot. using it as staging/ parking for construction at the moment.
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he bought the mortgage office and car lot. using it as staging/ parking for construction at the moment.
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Can't wait to see proposals and developments all along that south side of King, from the AGH west. And hoping that Vranich is thinking of putting a real signature stamp on something at the corner of King and Caroline.
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my only concern is with the tinting of the glass or the lack of it.... i hope there is some tint in order to block out what people clutter their balconies with .... there is nothing worse than building a nice sleek tower and then seeing bikes or crappy furniture - just my opinion
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That clutter adds life and character. Just like gardens and such help a lower density residential area.
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I prefer a recessed or framed balcony, personally. Shelter & privacy are always nice. I'm less concerned about the tower cladding and more concerned about what will be cladding the 1st to 7th floors.
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I was wondering this too. I was down there on Wednesday and a machine was taking dirt samples from the parking lot just to the east of the car lot/mortgage building.
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I was wondering this too. I was down there on Wednesday and a machine was taking dirt samples from the parking lot just to the east of the car lot/mortgage building.
Saw that too. But i dont believe vranich owns that lot
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Saw that too. But i dont believe vranich owns that lot
I may be wrong but I think the city owns that lot.
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Saw that too. But i dont believe vranich owns that lot
I'm not sure who owns it, but I am aware that there was talks of developing it. Shame for our most major intersection to be 1 half parking.
Hopefully change comes soon.
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I may be wrong but I think the city owns that lot.
The City leases the spot from the owner. I believe the owner may be HMP but dont quote me on that.
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