KingSett Capital has proposed two 48 and 38 storey residential towers at 1175 Weston Road and 17 Locust Street in Toronto’s Mount Dennis neighbourhood.

Designed by Giannone Petricone Associates, the project’s 48 storey west tower will rise to a height of 164 metres and contain 517 residential units, while the 38 storey east tower will rise to a height of 132 metres and contain 382 residential units.

Rendering of 1175 Weston Road and 17 Locust Street.Image Credit: Giannone Petricone Associates

In total, the development will contain 899 residential units with a mix of studios, 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, and 3-bedroom units. A combined 995 bicycle parking spaces are proposed, with 7 visitor parking spaces between both buildings.

There are now more than 6,800 residential units proposed in the area across nearby developments including: 1240 Weston Rd (19 storeys), 2-16 (2A) / 5-15 (2B) Denarda St (43 and 44 storeys), 1-9 Oxford Dr (26 storeys), 8-16 Locust St / 15 Oxford Dr (36 storeys), 11-23 Hollis St (45 storeys), 25 Photography Dr (20 to 49 storeys), and 955-975 Weston Rd (24 and 34 storeys).

Overview of development activity surrounding Weston-Eglinton.Image Credit: Stephen Velasco

Toronto's Mount Dennis neighbourhood is one of several Major Transit Station Area’s (MTSA's) set to be transformed by high density development in the coming years. Situated near the intersection of Weston Road and Eglinton Avenue West, the area is serviced by a number of existing, and future, local and regional transit infrastructure, including the Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Kitchener GO Line, and Union Pearson (UP) Express.