The recent story on the first bit of west side of the Trillium line multi user pathway got a lot of interest and email traffic.
In case you didn’t see the updates on the story, Ashcroft promises to finish the pathway out to Hickory ped bridge by September.
And Otto’s autos have to be removed.
And apparently there is an approved site plan in the eventuality that only one bottle of SOHO Champagne is opened. It looks like this:
The diagonal pathway running from the bridge in the lower left corner to the street makes lots of sense as that is a pedestrian desire line. It does strike me as a bit strange that it doesn’t also lead to the front door of the building/courtyard for the benefit of residents. Instead, pedestrians are thwarted by a five foot high metal fence running from building to curb.
You can see the dotted outline of the current sales centre to be removed in the upper centre of the landscaped area.
If I had a unit in Tower 1, I’d be hoping the fizz stayed out of the new condo tower market for a long time, to enjoy the greenery and the less interrupted view.
I am delighted it is not turning into a parking lot for guests, residents, or construction crews. Take the train! Take yer bike!
Now, if only the last two panels of the fence by the park could be removed: