Remember this THIS PROPOSAL involving two City-owned properties at 105 Spadina Avenue and 363 Adelaide Street West, and the privately owned property at 101 Spadina Avenue? The City-building benefits of this transaction are to create a new 1,000 m2 public park, to significantly increase public parking on this site and to generate additional funds to be used for affordable housing. A successful transaction would look like this:
This was in July 2020 ... so I asked Anthony MacMahon about the status of this proposal. This is his encouraging response:
It's still a part of the parks and public realm strategy: LINK HERE
The adjacent APPLICATION AT 101 SPADINA was submitted to the city in December. [VE: Supporting documentation not available as of this writing] Staff in Community Planning should be delivering a preliminary report to TEYCC in the next few months, and there'll be a community consultation scheduled around that time. While the final park design won't come until later, I anticipate that there'll be preliminary park work shown at that consultation, as some of the park will be determined by the articulation of the building and the parking garage underneath.