The future of Danforth Village?

What if the Main Square Community Centre was moved to the corner of Main and Danforth instead of tucked behind high-rise apartments like it is now? Or how about creating an amphitheatre at Shoppers World? Maybe Main Station could be integrated into a shiny new mixed-use building.  The real estate professionals gathered at an open house inside Hope United Church last month had lots of ideas […]

Residents voice concerns about Kingston Road condo proposal

Community members, city staff and representatives, developers and other interested parties met May 4 at the Beach United Church to discuss the nine-storey condo proposal for 507-511 Kingston Road. The development, as proposed by Vista Nova Development and designed by architectsAlliance, would have two four-storey townhouse units facing south onto Wheeler Avenue as well as […]

Residents oppose Danforth condo height

A group of residents who live near a proposed East Danforth condominium development say the height in the rezoning application is too tall and have submitted a petition to the city underscoring their concern. A community meeting for the eight-storey development at 2301 and 2315 Danforth Avenue between Morton Road and Patricia Drive, the site […]

Residents say Danforth condo needs closer look

Residents at a recent community consultation meeting regarding a proposed eight-storey mixed-use condo development on the Danforth want another meeting to properly assess the developer’s plans. The March 7 meeting was to be the final community meeting in the proposal process for the condominium on Danforth between Morton Road and Patricia Drive, the site of […]

Development debate intensifies over Kingston Road condo

A number of people who attended a recent community meeting in the Beach came prepared to push back against the reason for the meeting: a proposed condo development at Kingston Road and Main Street. The required community consultation meeting on Feb. 8 saw about 25 people turn out to the Beaches Recreation Centre to hear […]

OMB ruling discounts Queen guidelines

City councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon says she still has faith in her  “Beach Bible” after the Ontario Municipal Board poked a hole in it last month. On Dec. 11, the OMB ruled in favour of a six-storey condo proposed for the old Shell site at the northeast corner of Queen Street and Woodbine Avenue. The ruling […]