Councillor Josh Matlow

Public Meeting for Revised 18 Brownlow Development Application

Public Meeting for Revised 18 Brownlow Development Application

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City Planning will be hosting a public consultation meeting on the revised application for 18 Brownlow.

 

The original development application submitted in November 2015 proposed two residential towers of 25 and 20 storeys linked by a 4-storey base building. A community consultation meeting for the proposal was held in May 2016. In June 2016 the applicant appealed the application to the Ontario Municipal Board.

 

Revised Proposal

The proposal has been revised to remove the property at 18 Brownlow Avenue from the application and reduce the number of residential towers from two to one. The revised proposal is for one 24-storey residential tower including a 3-storey base building at 174-188 Soudan Avenue and 71 and 73 Redpath Avenue. It would contain 175 dwelling units and 137 parking spaces.

 

I have been working with the South Eglinton Residents’ and Ratepayers Association (SERRA) to oppose this inappropriate development since it was first submitted. While we are pleased one of the towers has been removed, the remaining tower is still far too tall. The existing Secondary Plan for the Yonge-Eglinton Area states that heights and densities should descend as a site becomes further away from the main intersection. This proposal is higher than many of its neighbours closer to Yonge and Eglinton.

 

If you cannot attend the meeting you can speak to the planner, Alex Teixeira, at (416) 392-0459 or email at:Alex.Teixeira@toronto.ca.

 

Details for the Community Meeting are as follows:

 

Date: January 17, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Place: Best Western Roehampton Hotel – 808 Mount Pleasant Road

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