Saturday, 8 November 2008

Last Missing Sidebar from Toronto Star's article on College Block

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Who Lives Where

777 Bay Street

• Retail, service and office building, built in 1983
• 30 floors. 898,060 sq. ft.

College Park

• Built between 1928 and 1930
• 7 floors of offices, Provincial Courts, retail stores, rental apartments
• linked to College Park subway station
• 1979 – reconstruction completed, 210 rental apartments added Approximately 400 residents

Residences of College Park

• Two buildings -- 51 and 46 storeys high
• 10-parkside townhouses.
• Approximately 2,600 residents

The Liberties

• The complex has two 20-storey towers and one 19-storey tower.
• Two towers are on Bay (711 and 717) and the third is on Gerrard.
• Approximately 1,000 residents.

Similar Sized Communities

There are an estimated 4,000 people living in the College Park Block. When the Aura skyscrapper is completed the Block population will be an estimated 7,000 people. According to StatsCan, Ontario towns with similar population include:
• Alymer 7,126
• Crystal Beach 6,686
• Essex 7,002
• Kincardine 6,410
• Lively 6,702
• New Hamburg 7,003
• Porcupine 7,196
• Port Elgin 6,766
• Port Perry 7,244
• Wasaga Beach 7,164

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