Old Mc Brides site development proposal 2797 and 2803 Dundas Street West


From Gord Perks office
City Councillor Gord Perks invites you to a

community consultation meeting for the properties located at 2797 and 2803 Dundas Street West. A Zoning Bylaw Amendment application and corresponding Site Plan application for a proposed redevelopment will be filed with the City.

The proposed redevelopment is a mixed-use residential building with a podium height of 5 storeys along Dundas Street West stepping up and back to 7 storeys. The proposed redevelopment will have a mix of single, one bedroom and two bedroom units, retail/commercial space along Dundas Street West and Indian Grove and two levels of underground parking.
This is your first opportunity to come and see what is being proposed and contribute your ideas to the process. There will be a formal presentation beginning at 7:15 PM followed by a question and answer period. The evening will wrap up around 9:00 PM. The property owner, project architect and planning consultant will be present to respond to your questions. Dan Nicholson, the area planner with the City of Toronto Planning Division, will also be in attendance.

: Indian Road Crescent Junior Public School, Gymnasium, 285 Indian Road Crescent

: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Wednesday October 19, 2011
For any inquiries, please feel free to contact: councillor_perks@toronto.ca or call (416) 338-5178


Great to see this site might see a solid investment, very welcome news when compared to the carwash.
I can’t wait to see the details for this project.
Great to see the developer engage the community early.

I was kinda looking forward to the car wash myself. I'm from Barrie and just bought a condo a few blocks north. OH well.

I was so disappointed they pulled the old McBrides building down so quickly, there was a lot of character in it. I would have preferred to see it included as the ground floor of the build. I'm sure there will be local resistance to this development, complaints of it over shadowing their property as usually happens in this situation but I think that some residential while preserving the retail space is great, especially if the build isn't too high and it sounds reasonable.

Are you kidding? There are many carwashes in the area. Part of the appeal of the area is the walkable, Victorian commercial area on Dundas. Car washes aren't appropriate at all for such a location and would only detract from it. Fortunately, it sounds like the owners came to their senses.

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