City of Toronto sells off west end lane

The city of Toronto directed the City Solicitor to enact a draft bylaw to permanently close the public lane at the rear of 76 Davenport Road. The Toronto and East York Community Council held a statutory public meeting on May 6,2008 and notice was given in accordance with the City of Toronto Act, 2006, and no one (attended to) address the Community Council.

That is no one cared enough about losing this public space to do anything about it, theres more – they sold the lane to these guys – Seventy-Six Davenport GP Ltd. and 964496 Ontario Limited who plan to build – guess – part of their proposed condo on the lane.

The idea of the condos at 76 Davenport Road is probably good for the area, it’s a very drive by section of the Davenport, which will change with all the condo owners going out for pleasant walks up and down the streets and laneways.

But did we have to lose the lane.

Terms and Conditions of Agreement of Purchase and Sale of the lane (PDF file)

The Bylaw to close the lane

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