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Diamond Schmitt’s Mixed-Use Tower Will Be the Largest Urban Development in Canada

06:00 - 28 June, 2017
Diamond Schmitt’s Mixed-Use Tower Will Be the Largest Urban Development in Canada, Courtesy of Diamond Schmitt Architects
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Ground has been broken on a key component of Canada’s largest urban development undertaking, in the form of a 236,000 square foot mixed-use tower in the City of Vaughan, designed by Toronto-based firm Diamond Schmitt Architects. Situated at the core of SmartCentres Place with easy access to nearby retail and commercial spots, the tower will serve as the new home of PwC Canada, in combination with a 100,000-square-foot YMCA, a 20,000-square-foot public library, 10,000-square-foot community space and 3000 square feet of retail.

The PwC-YMCA Tower further illustrates the architectural quality and urban design excellence that is a hallmark of this smart, pedestrian-friendly precinct, explained Donald Schmitt, principal at Diamond Schmitt Architects.

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Vaughan City Hall / KPMB Architects

12:00 - 6 June, 2017
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Vaughan Civic Centre Resource Library / ZAS Architects + Interiors

14:00 - 24 August, 2016
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