At the October 10th meeting of the Toronto and East York Community Council, the City presented this report recommending approval of the amended rezoning application for the properties at 96 Spadina Avenue and 379, 383, 385 and 391 Adelaide Street West. This is the summary:
This zoning amendment application proposes a 16-storey building with 80 square metres of retail/commercial space on the ground level and 33,946 square metres of office space above the existing buildings at 96 Spadina Avenue and 379, 383, 385 and 391 Adelaide Street West. The proposal also includes the full retention of the heritage buildings at 96 Spadina Avenue and 379 Adelaide Street West and partial retention of the building at 383 Adelaide Street West. A total of three loading spaces and 98 bicycle parking spaces are proposed on site. No vehicle parking spaces are proposed. The proposed development is consistent with the Provincial Policy Statement (2014) and conforms with the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe (2019). The proposal represents an appropriate redevelopment of the site, significant heritage conservation, and a built form and public realm that is compatible with the surrounding context. This report reviews and recommends approval of the Zoning By-law Amendment Application.
At the same meeting, the properties at 96 Spadina, 379 Adelaide West and 383 Adelaide West were earmarked for designation "under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act in accordance with the Statement of Significance (Reasons for Designation)".