Medical office challenged at OMB

Neighbours are challenging plans to build a five-storey medical office beside a row of houses on Queen Street East. If it goes ahead, the office will replace a two-storey house at 1895 Queen Street – the last in a row of seven older houses across from the Kew Beach fire hall. Most of the houses […]

Six-storey condo proposed at Coxwell and Queen

A developer is proposing to build a six-storey condo on what is currently a KFC restaurant on Queen Street east of Coxwell Avenue. Located at 1630 Queen Street East, the condo would have 62 apartment units and four two-storey townhouses, with a total floor area of 50,500 square feet. Writing in a planning rationale submitted […]

Planners pop up in East Lynn Park

When a trio of city planners set up a pop-up booth in East Lynn Park last month, they invited residents to stop and write what they think are local planning ‘lemons’ and ‘lemonades.’ “Walkable communities for all – not just downtown,” someone soured. “Farmer’s markets!” read a sweeter note. Jason Tsang, an assistant planner who […]