Public art? We need more of it on Jarvis. The proposed redo will emphasize the historic with art that highlights significant views.
A plan to remove the middle lane on Jarvis has Range Rover-loving Rosedalians snarling mad.
How did area councillor Kyle Rae, a most developer-friendly pol, find himself fending off his base over bike lanes? What do area residents have against wider sidewalks and green vistas? With its eclectic mix of historic architecture and green spaces, Jarvis would seem a natural for a ravishing redo.
Family Court building
Fetching in its curvaceous glory, the Family Court building is also noteworthy for its street-level amenities: raised planters and Japanese-inspired green space. An example for the Jarvis redo to follow.
The widening of narrow sidewalks like this space in front of Jarvis Collegiate would give important landmarks proper intros to the street.
Moss Park Armoury
What if we got rid of the armoury altogether so the park hidden behind it opened right onto Jarvis?
Brutal and beautiful at the same time. That's the Sears building. That's Jarvis.
Jarvis Street Baptist Church
Keeping the faith on Jarvis since 1875. The open space out front is a good candidate for one of the gateways being considered along the boulevard.
Jarvis may be thought of as a quick route downtown, but it also boasts one of the most impressive green vistas, and coolest hangouts, in the city: Allan Gardens.
G.H. Gooderham House
A street of historic manses, Jarvis is filthy rich in heritage properties like G.H. Gooderham House.