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Old Posted Dec 2, 2019, 12:10 AM
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Originally Posted by someone123 View Post
When this is under construction or complete, there will be a decent streetscape extending south along Hollis Street starting around Keith Hall. With another couple of comparatively small changes (fix up the wood apartment building, some maintenance for Black-Binney House and its grounds) it could be great. With a few more infill buildings like Salter and something for the nearby parking lots, this turn into a great neighbourhood. Most Canadian cities don't really have this style of development, with the narrow streets, hills, and a mix of very old buildings with tons of character and modern infill.
I was talking to some friends about how weirdly dead Hollis can be sometimes. It's a major street but just doesn't seem to get that much foot traffic. Hopefully these residential developments (Ralston, Gulf lot) will liven things up.
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