A 61-unit Condo Building With Posh Interiors

The last few years have seen a flurry of luxury activity in Noho, with the area around Lafayette Street—home to Annabelle Selldorf’s 10 Bond, Morris Adjmi’s 11 Great Jones Street, Herzog & de Meuron’s 40 Bond Street, and the under-construction 1 Great Jones Alley all rising within the past few years. Now, there’s another high-end condo building to add to that list: Welcome 40 Bleecker, which just launched a teaser site, to the crowd. Continue reading “A 61-unit Condo Building With Posh Interiors”

Building A Safe Home for Social Residents

Throughout that year, I went through 70 TCHC buildings with the people who lived in them. Some buildings, in neighbourhoods across Toronto, were pleasant, orderly apartment blocks and townhouse rows — indistinguishable from the private housing surrounding them. Others were crumbling wrecks, rife with infestations and crime. Continue reading “Building A Safe Home for Social Residents”