On December 5th, City Council will likely approve the inclusion of 94 King-Spadina properties on the City of Toronto’s Heritage Register, listed here. As it happens, four of the five properties earmarked for total or partial demolition to make way for this proposal are on this list.
At the Community Consultation Meeting last night, the City made it quite clear it was refusing this application, this new heritage status being a primary issue ... link to the Staff Report here.
Attendees focused more on the height of the building which, at 52.7 metres, greatly exceeds a 45 metre (all-in) limit the City intends to hold for the west precinct of the King-Spadina neighbourhood.
GDNA members and friends have been invited to participate in a follow-up dialogue with the developer about this proposal. Interested individuals should email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Local residents have received notice of a Community Consultation meeting concerning this new planning application for 135-143 Portland Street. This development site (demarcated in red) is close to the one for 502 Adelaide (demarcated in purple) and replaces five homes in this stretch of road: