747 Queen Street East is located in an emerging and attractive area of the city of Toronto, and proposes a residential condominium with street related commercial use.
The site was considered difficult to develop, primarily due to its unconventional proportions and restrictive zoning regulations. We arrived at a solution which required no variances to the by-law, and could be built under Part 9 of the building code, affording us relative ease in municipal approvals.
Each of the eight two-storey residential units boasts access to the outside, light and air ventilation from the front and rear, and is composed of a main floor with loft and double height spaces. A central courtyard forms a shared community space for the residents.