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A developer is proposing a public park for the rooftop of Holt Renfrew

Property firm Morguard revealed plans in May for Canada’s tallest condo tower, an 83-story, 600-unit giant on Bloor West’s Mink Mile. Recently, Urbanation took a closer look at the preliminary designs, and discovered a very intriguing feature: a half-acre rooftop park that would go above Holt Renfrew. In addition to landscaped gardens, the terrace would include a running track, a tennis court, and a seasonal skating rink, all privately maintained but open to the public. The project is still in re-zoning limbo, and concerns remain about the behemoth condominium’s impact on the Bloor-Yonge neighbourhood. Still, recovering from a shopping spree in a leafy rooftop oasis sounds awfully nice. [Urban Toronto]

  • Canadianskeezix

    Toronto Life needs to pick a variety of English (Canadian or American) and stick with it. It doesn’t matter which – just be consistent. If it is Canadian English, then it is an “83-storey” condo.

 

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