City Council states its intention to designate the property at 260 High Park Avenue (church) under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act


Summer image of the church.

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Intention to Designate under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act – 260 High Park Avenue
Origin

(March 30, 2016) Report from the Chief Planner and Executive Director
The City Planning Division recommends that:

1. City Council state its intention to designate the property at 260 High Park Avenue under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act, in accordance with the Statement of Significance: 260 High Park Avenue (Reasons for Designation) attached as Attachment 3 to the report (March 30, 2016) from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning Division.

2. If there are no objections to the designation in accordance with the Ontario Heritage Act, City Council authorize the City Solicitor to introduce the bill in Council designating the property under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act.

3. If there are objections to the designation in accordance with the Ontario Heritage Act, City Council direct the City Clerk to refer the designation to the Conservation Review Board.

4. If the designation is referred to the Conservation Review Board, City Council authorize the City Solicitor and appropriate staff to attend any hearing held by the Conservation Review Board in support of Council’s decision on the designation of the property.

Summary:

This report recommends that City Council state its intention to designate the property at 260 High Park Avenue under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act. The site

contains the former High Park-Alhambra United Church, which was listed on the City of Toronto Inventory of Heritage Properties (now known as the Heritage Register) in 1990.

Following research and evaluation, staff have determined that the property meets Ontario Regulation 9/06, the provincial criteria prescribed for municipal designation under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act. The designation will help to ensure that all of the cultural heritage values and attributes of the property are identified and conserved.

Financial Impact:

There are no financial implications resulting from the adoption of this report.

Background Information:

(April 7, 2016) Report from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning Division – Intention to Designate under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act – 260 High Park Avenue

(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/pb/bgrd/backgroundfile-91974.pdf)

Attachment 1 – Intention to Designate under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act – 260 High Park Avenue

(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/pb/bgrd/backgroundfile-91976.pdf)

Attachment 2 – Intention to Designate under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act – 260 High Park Avenue

(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/pb/bgrd/backgroundfile-91977.pdf)

Attachment 3 – Intention to Designate under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act – 260 High Park Avenue

(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/pb/bgrd/backgroundfile-91978.pdf)

Attachment 4 – Intention to Designate under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act – 260 High Park Avenue

(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/pb/bgrd/backgroundfile-91979.pdf)

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