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88 Queen Street East

88 Queen Street East a master-planned, multi-tower, urban, mixed-use development that integrates residential living with vibrant street retail, restaurants, food boutiques, and a 130-room boutique hotel, in a unique setting that will serve to enrich Toronto’s dense and family-oriented Queen East neighbourhood.


Client
Lee Developments
Location
Toronto, ON

The site is bounded by Queen street to the south and Shuter street to the north, and comprises the entire block between Mutual and Dalhousie streets. Its proximity to Yonge street, the financial core, Ryerson University and a multitude of parks that dot Toronto’s garden district to the east make it an ideal location for students, single professionals and families alike.

88 North will serve as the northern anchor of the development that will include four residential towers, each planned to have a distinctive architectural presence. The towers will sit atop a unifying, mixed-use podium that fronts all principal streets.

Mid-block pedestrian connections scale down the block and allow public access into a central north-south mews lined with shops and cafés akin to narrow, storied and romantic European lanes. The mews will foster a strong sense of community, bringing people together outside their homes, and is punctuated by intimate parks that are inspired by such iconic urban spaces as Paley Park and Greenacre Park in New York.

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Mansoor Kazerouni

Global Director, Buildings | IBI Living+
Toronto, ON

Toronto, ON
Every building has its own idiosyncratic constraints of context, site, program, budget, and vocabulary. The challenge is to successfully resolve them into a gracefully crafted architectural composition. Our role as designers is to ensure that each building has its own personality and responds appropriately to its urban context. This is what we do best.

Mr. Kazerouni is the Global Director of Buildings at IBI. Mr. Kazerouni graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a Master’s degree, in 1991. With over 25 years of experience, he has a significant portfolio of projects completed or underway across Canada, the United States, the UK, UAE, Jordan and India. These include high density high-rise residential buildings, hotels, office, retail, institutional, and complex urban mixed-use developments. A number of these projects have been nominated for and received Urban Design and Architectural Design awards.

Mr. Kazerouni has been a guest lecturer on the subject of architecture and mixed-use design at universities, conferences and various panels. He has also been interviewed on the subject by architectural publications, newspapers, television and other media. Mr. Kazerouni’s abilities and expertise in his field have been recognized by his appointment to the City of Mississauga’s Urban Design Advisory Panel, the City of Markham’s Urban Design Advisory Panel and the City of Vaughan’s Urban Design Advisory Panel. He is also a past Advisory Board Member of the Urban Land Institute, and a member of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.

Dusica Pavlovic

Associate Director | Practice Lead, Architecture
Toronto, ON

Toronto, ON

Dusica Pavlovic holds a Master Degree in Architecture from Sarajevo and has over 30 years of experience including design work in hospitality buildings, long term care facilities, institutional and mixed-use residential buildings. Her involvement on a number of high profile projects such as Riverhouse at the Old Mill, Hazelton Lane and 355 King Street West has developed her relationships with long standing clients over the years. On such projects, she was responsible for the schematic design, design development of the projects to final working drawings for construction purposes, including all the required coordination with clients, consultants and contractors.