This should be invisible

185 balliol street toronto

Someone in Toronto added comments to a controversial condo development sign

Notice of Development signs are nothing new in Toronto, but one recent sign decorated with local commentary reveals more about ongoing issues in the neighbourhood. 

The notice is for 185 Balliol Street, a proposed 35-storey mixed-use residential building with a retail at-grade along Pailton Crescent. 

The sign states that the building is set to reach 111 metres, and will boast 449 units and 113 parking spaces. 

A recent image of the development sign shows comments added with markers by local residents. 

"It's too damn big and why do you not show the other hi-rises planned for Balliol," one message reads. 

"This whole neighbourhood is being destroyed with high rises that are way too tall," another comment reads. 

The proposed building sits on the southwest corner of Balliol Street and Pailton Crescent in Davisville Village, an area that local residents allege is already saturated with plenty of high-rise residential buildings. 

Lead photo by

@TOfun20


Latest Videos



Latest Videos


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in Real Estate

$7.4 million Toronto home in affluent neighbourhood gets ultra modern makeover

A gorgeous French chateau-style Toronto mansion is up for sale at $9 million

A shocking number of condos in Toronto are owned by people who don't even live in them

Toronto mall will be completely demolished for new towers and public parks

This is what Toronto's oldest continuously inhabited home looks like inside

Toronto university could be getting a stunning new building with floating glass boxes

Markham is getting a breathtaking building unlike anything it's seen before

Home near Jane and Finch in Toronto goes for $100K over asking after bidding war