Two condo towers planned for Crosby Volkswagen site on Weber Street East in Kitchener

KITCHENER — Two condo towers are planned for the Crosby Volkswagen property on Weber Street East in Kitchener.

The high-density residential buildings — 15 and 18 storeys — are proposed for the corner property at Weber and Franklin Street North.

Developer reduces condo height in Kitchener’s Belmont Village, adds parking to address residents’ concerns

KITCHENER — A local developer has changed his original plans for a condo tower on Belmont Avenue, decreasing the number of floors and units and increasing parking as well as donating $250,000 for affordable housing units elsewhere in the city.

The Breithaupt Block

Award magazine:  The Breithaupt Block

Workshop 660 to bring live music, arts and people outside

The idea will be to get everybody to hear’: Saturdays to be about sound all summer long in Belmont Village

Though question marks still surround things like concerts and live music, Belmont Village is hoping to shine a spotlight on local musicians and artists all summer long.

13-storey condo in Kitchener’s Belmont Village

https://www.therecord.com/news/waterloo-region/2020/12/23/developer-proposes-13-storey-condo-in-kitcheners-belmont-village.html

Check out the top of Charlie West

Many would assume this is simply a spirit of Christmas, but its actually a very old tradition – Pine trees atop construction projects are part of a very old tradition which dates back to ancient Scandinavia.  They are often hoisted up to the top storey of a building to signify the completion of the last floor.  I even read that the evergreen is symbolic of a project completed with no lives lost.  Now that is something to celebrate!

Kitchener’s Billion-dollar building boom