2803 Dundas St West and 2376 Dundas Street West Development

Posted on February 6, 2012

2803 Dundas St West
S/W lot Dundas /Indian Grove:

An application has been submitted by Tas Design Build for a zoning by-law amendment and site plan control approval to permit the redevelopment of existing vacant lands at 2376 Dundas Street West for the purpose of a new mixed use development consisting of a 7-storey mid-rise building containing 107 dwellings, retail uses at grade and 68 vehicle parking spaces in a two level below grade parking facility, one space of which would be for car share purposes.

 

A preliminary report on the zoning by-law amendment application will be submitted to Toronto and East York Community Council by Toronto Community Planing staff.

 

Our office will advise the community when the preliminary report is ready for submission to Community Council.
 
 

2376 Dundas Street West
Dundas, east side, north of Crossways:

An OPA/Rezoning application has been received by the City of Toronto for the site at 2376 Dundas St West.

 

The application, submitted by Urban Strategies, proposes to redevelop the site for a new mixed-use development containing a 9-storey mid-rise building on Dundas Street West and a 26-storey tower on the eastern portion of the site adjacent the rail corridor. The proposed mid-rise building and tower are connected by a three storey podium.The development would include 389 dwelling units, ground floor retail (totaling 357 square metres), 240 vehicle parking spaces and 299 bicycle parking spaces. Included in the proposal is a pedestrian walkway connection to a proposed new Bloor GO/Air link and TTC subway entrance (Dundas West Station).
 

A preliminary report  will be submitted to Toronto and East York Community Council by Toronto Community Planing staff.

 

Our office will advise the community when the preliminary report is ready for submission to Community Council.

Metrolinx Community Presentation

Posted on February 6, 2012

 

On January 31st, 2012, Metrolinx gave a presentation of their ongoing work and future plans to the Roncesvalles Macdonell Residents Association.  The RMRA meets on the last Tuesday of every month at the Fern Avenue Public School.  These meetings are a great chance to meet your neighbours and get involved with your community.

 

To see a copy of Metrolinx’s presentation please see: Jan 31, 2012 RMRA Metrolinx Presentation

 

If you would like more information on the Georgetown South Project please see: Georgetown South Project Website or contact the Strachan Community Office which is located at the corner of King Street West and Strachan Avenue 901 King Street West 416-581-1300 gts@gotransit.com

 

 

Save The High Park Zoo

Posted on February 6, 2012

You are now able to help the zoo by donating directly to help support the maintenance costs. A tax receipt will be issued for donations of $10.00 or more.

To donate please see: High Park Zoo

To find out more information please contact Councillor Doucette’s office at 416-392-4072, or visit her webpage for the latest updates Ward 13

 

Toronto Celebrates Black History Month

Posted on February 6, 2012

 

Each year, the City of Toronto is proud to support events and exhibits scheduled for Black History Month, inviting members of the public to explore and celebrate the heritage, traditions and culture of African-Canadians.

Black History Month began in the United States as “Negro History Week” in February 1926, through the work of African American scholar Dr. Carter G. Woodson. His aim was to raise awareness and understanding in the school curriculum of the African experience around the world. The United States began to formally celebrate Black History Month in the 1960s. Through community activities, organizers sought to present a more balanced and accurate picture of Black history.

In the 1950’s, community organizations such as the Canadian Negro Women’s Association began to celebrate the importance of the history of the black community in Toronto. In 1979, Toronto became the first municipality in Canada to proclaim Black History Month through efforts of many individuals and organizations such as the Ontario Black History Society. In 1995, Toronto Area MP Jean Augustine introduced a motion which was passed unanimously by the House of Commons to recognise Black History Month across Canada.

Black History Month is an opportunity for the City of Toronto to recognize the past and present contributions that African Canadians make to the life of Toronto in such areas as education, medicine, art, culture, public service, economic development, politics and human rights.

 

To see upcoming Black History Month events please visit: Black History Month Events

For some wonderful archival photos please see: City of Toronto Archives – Black History Month

 

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