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Q Loft is almost complete: Very utilitarian design

Q Loft is a very plain-looking building indeed. With its industrial-looking beige brick and grey aluminium windows and upper floors it is not avant-garde architecture by any means. It is not ugly though–which is why we’re not ashamed of it being a RenderPornStar. We snapped a few photos on the weekend:

Perhaps a Starbucks on this corner?

We hear the developer-Royal Queen Developments-is gearing up to launch another project in this neighbourhood–your new neighbour?

Does it make you wet?


Q Loft from a very wet Saturday afternoon 501 Queen streetcar ride.

Reaching for the sky?


Q Loft is starting to rise above grade–looking Southwest from under the Queen Street West rail overpass.



We have no idea who that is but we do know Q Loft is at grade.

Q Loft update:


Reaching for grade, looking NW from Dufferin Street.

Q Loft is rising!


The concrete and rebar basement foundation is under way. Taken from Dufferin Street Toronto looking northwest.

Q Loft gets a crane


Which means it’s another RenderPornStar* rising!

This Queen West hipster cat …


..is digging up a muddy mess:


A CAT in a cage? Or a Q Loft construction update? You decide.

Q Loft at Queen and Dufferin gets deep: