Spring & Summer Newsletter: Planning Studies

City Planning Studies  Heritage Conservation District (HCD) studies involve a combination of research, field review, and analysis, including extensive consultation with the community prior to Council considering the designation.  Baby Point Heritage Conservation District Study  The Toronto Preservation Board, in July 2018, received a report and endorsed the suggested plan to proceed with developing an… Continue reading Spring & Summer Newsletter: Planning Studies

An Update on Rezoning Application for 2442-2454 Bloor St West and 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 Riverview Gardens (Humber Theatre Site)

The Zoning By-law Amendment application for 2442-2454 Bloor St West has been approved by the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT). In April 2019, the developer, the City and all of the other parties to the appeal reached a settlement for a 12-storey building on site, which the LPAT approved in principle. The Final Order, however,… Continue reading An Update on Rezoning Application for 2442-2454 Bloor St West and 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 Riverview Gardens (Humber Theatre Site)

High Park Stewards May 12 and 26 Garlic Mustard Removal and Boulevard Beds

Help the High Park Stewards with one of two activities. We need to (1) redesign the boulevard beds next to the Grenadier Cafe, by rebuilding the fencing and replanting; (2) remove garlic mustard, a notoriously invasive species, from an area of the park. Lots of hands are needed!   Meet us in front of the… Continue reading High Park Stewards May 12 and 26 Garlic Mustard Removal and Boulevard Beds

TTC Notice – station improvements at Jane Station – May 2019

TTC will be conducting station improvements to Jane Station starting May 8 for a few months. Work will include rehabilitating sections of bus roadway and platforms, repairs to station finishes such as terrazzo tiles and concrete floor repairs, and some wall repairs. The majority of the work will be completed during daytime hours with the… Continue reading TTC Notice – station improvements at Jane Station – May 2019

Community Meeting to review the staff report for the 406-410 Keele St Development – Monday, May 13th 2019

A rezoning application was originally submitted for a 6-storey building. The applicant has appealed to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) with a hearing scheduled for Nov 18, 2019. City Planning staff and the applicant have continued to work on the proposal. The applicant has submitted revisions to their original application. City Planning will be bringing… Continue reading Community Meeting to review the staff report for the 406-410 Keele St Development – Monday, May 13th 2019

PCIC – 2019 Canada Summer Job Openings

The Parkdale Community Information Centre (PCIC) is a non-profit charitable community services organization committed to meeting the diverse and changing needs of the Parkdale community through the delivery of accessible, effective programs and services.  PCIC helps people living in Parkdale to access community and government resources and services; supports them to live independently; and encourages… Continue reading PCIC – 2019 Canada Summer Job Openings