A rental tower in Toronto’s Cedarvale neighbourhood could make way for a high-rise development with 279 new units.
Earlier this month, a zoning by-law amendment application was submitted to city planners to construct a 28-storey residential building at 40 Raglan Avenue. Hazelview Investments, the developer on the project, recently became involved in the 2,000-unit master-planned Bloor & Dufferin community that is slated for Brockton Village.
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The development site is on the west side of Raglan Avenue, just northwest of St. Clair Avenue West and Bathurst Street. The lot is occupied by a seven-storey rental apartment building and surface parking area, which according to the application’s planning rationale, would be demolished.
The new 28-storey high-rise would include a six-storey base building with five two-storey integrated
townhouse units on the ground floor. Every townhouse would include a recessed private patio as well as direct access from in and outside the building. The proposal includes plans for a 168 square-metre public park, which the majority of the townhomes would front onto.
The residential lobby, located in the northeast corner of the podium, would lend access to dog wash facilities, a concierge, mailroom and leasing office.
Of the 279 proposed in the development, the breakdown would include 40 one-bedroom, 116 one-bedroom-plus-den, 41 two-bedroom units, 53 two-bedroom-plus-den and 29 three-bedroom units. Sixty-two of the residences would serve as rental replacement units. All of the suites would include inset private balconies.
A total of 1,124 square metres of indoor and outdoor amenity space would be added into the project, including outdoor facilities on the 7th, 12th and 28th levels.
A three-level underground parking garage would house 98 parking spaces in addition to 279 bicycle parking spots. A car-share space would also be added on site.