The constantly changing face of Kingston Road

One of the oldest roads in Toronto is undergoing a veritable deluge of development.  Over the next two to three years, seven, possibly nine, condominium buildings will be constructed on Kingston Road from Woodbine to Victoria Park, adding at least 500 new homes to the area. While a spate of new developments on Queen Street […]

Students have say on YMCA

Students in Neil McNeil’s Grade 12 architecture class recently got an inside tip from the people designing a new YMCA on Kingston Road. Think flexible. Across the city in the century-old West End Y is a former bowling alley that turned into a weight room, said Virginia Dimoglou, assistant manager of the Kingston Road Y. […]

Eye on Business

By 2017, people walking past the Kingston Road Y will see a brand-new basketball court and pool right from the street. “It’s like you’re at gallery level,” says local developer Bob Mitchell. “The idea is to make it very transparent and inviting to the neighbourhood.” Above the new YMCA, Mitchell Lofts is building Beech House, […]