Friday, June 28, 2019
Yonge St block at Elm St. begins it’s transformation to what can be called a condo village. An unusual development situation is occurring on Yonge St currently and though the next five years as multiple condos are being built on both sides of the street.
The 350 block on both the west and east side of the street as well as though to CHELSEA HOTEL
will be building a series of condos, with 2 74 story condos at 356 Yonge. Presently the site at 370 Yonge current is preparing the east side site by preserving the old historical building facades.
The Chelsea Hotel will continue to operate and be the final site to be reworked into a condo.
Yonge st. crime scene with shell casings causing retail havoc with local stores and construction. Crime occurred around 5:50 am.
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Park people has sponsored a Canadian City Parks Report here is a sponsored article about in municipalworld.com parkspeople is a non-profit.
Canadian City Parks Report: Report shows data gap around changing park use
By junctioneer On July 28, 2008
In Streetlevel, The Junction With 1 Comment Permanent Link to Development Watch – old Keele Street Canadian Tire StorePermalink The junction devoid of condo product – a sure hit for all – thoughts on junction condo development Deconstruction of the old Keele Street Canadian Tire Store is slowly moving along, rather slowly actually, with many days of seemingly nothing happening, hopefully they will keep to their build schedule as this affordable condo project will greatly change the character – for the better of the Keele St. and Dundas St. corner for the better.
In terms of anticipated success though, it surely is a win situation, even for a for-profit builder to have taken on. The current project is being developed by a not-for-profit developer (Options for Homes). The location of the former Canadian Tire Store and further back in time an A&P grocery store is selectivity brilliant, not only for its junction address, but for the views afforded by it’s location south to High Park and East to the core of the city. Also the site is a sloped, a wonderful design feature in terms of walking to, out and around the building. Hopefully they make great use of this feature with their landscaping. Another reason the project is welcomed to the neighborhood is because it replaces an empty building of no real importance to the history of the community, a building which sat vacant for years. The building’s units in terms of size are favorable with other condo projects of the same size and are reasonably affordable at a time when gigantic and expensive condos are in unprecedented demand in many parts of the west of Toronto.
or it may be best to start from the archives subject and date of posts listing page
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
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Friday, June 21, 2019
About Taddle Creek from Wikipedia
Taddle Creek is a buried stream in Toronto, Ontario, Canada that flowed a southeasterly course about six kilometres long, from St. Clair Avenue west of Bathurst Street through the present site of Wychwood Park, through the University of Toronto, into the Toronto Harbour near the Distillery District. During the 19th century, it was buried and converted into an underground sewer, but traces of the creek can still be found today. The scenic footpath known as Philosopher's Walk follows the ravine created by the creek from the Royal Ontario Museum to Trinity College. is also the name of a Toronto literary magazine and of a local Montessori school.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Preferred Proponent Selected for Davenport Diamond Project
June 17, 2019
TORONTO - Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx are pleased to announce Graham Commuter Rail Solutions (GCRS) as the preferred proponent to design, build and finance the Davenport Diamond Rail Grade Separation project, part of Metrolinx's GO Rail Expansion program.
Members of the GCRS team include:
Applicant Lead: Graham Capital Partners LP and Gracorp Capital Ltd.; Graham Construction and Engineering LP
Construction: Graham Construction and Engineering LP
Design: LEA Consulting Ltd. as Design Lead; exp Services Inc.; International Bridge Technologies; Brown & Storey Architects Inc.
Financial Advisor: Graham Capital Partners LP
The selection of GCRS is the result of an open, fair and competitive procurement process overseen by a third party fairness monitor. IO and Metrolinx expect to reach financial close in summer 2019, with construction to begin shortly thereafter.
Scope of work for the project includes:
Construction of a rail grade separation structure between north-south GO Barrie Rail corridor and east-west CP Rail corridor;
Erection of retaining walls forming the approaches of the grade separation structure topped with noise reduction walls to minimize impacts on the community;
Construction of a temporary diversion track to enable construction of a new two-track elevated guideway;
Modification of an existing at-grade crossing at Wallace Avenue to become a road under rail grade separation;
Replacement of Bloor Street West Bridge; and
Construction in an active rail corridor with limited access points and staging and coordination with the Barrie Rail Corridor Expansion Grading project.
For more information:
Thursday, June 13, 2019
|City Hall Hansard: Transcribing City Council Discussions for greater Accessibility and Transparency - by Councillor Brad Bradford, seconded by Councillor Paul Ainslie|
|City Council Decision|
City Council on April 16 and 17, 2019, adopted the following:
1. City Council request the City Clerk to report to the Special Committee on Governance, for consideration as part of the Committee's work plan, on the feasibility of implementing accurate time effective transcription of meetings of City Council and the various committees, boards, agencies and special committees and such report to include:
a. a review of the transcription services used in other jurisdictions, including the Provincial and Federal Governments;
b. the cost of implementing such transcription services;
c. a scan of technologies that could perform accurate time effective transcription services; and
d. an analysis of the equity impact of transcription services.
|Background Information (City Council)|
|Member Motion MM6.15 |
|Motions (City Council)|
|Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)|
Speaker Frances Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM6.15 be referred to the Special Committee on Governance. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.
Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)
Point of Privilege by Councillor Shelley Carroll
Councillor Carroll, rising on a Point of Privilege, stated that she did not appreciate being admonished by the Speaker for laughing and that the Member who made the joke should be admonished.
City Council award a contract for Tender Call Number 319-2018 for the construction of the new St. Lawrence Market North Building to The Buttcon Limited/The Atlas Corporation in the amount of $91,800,000 net of all taxes ($93,415,680 net of Harmonized Sales Tax recoveries), including all allowances, contingencies, and charges, being the lowest compliant bid in conformance with the Tender requirements.
5. City Council amend Purchase Order Number 6034062 issued to Adamson Associates Architects by an additional amount of $560,142 net of all taxes and charges ($570,000 net of Harmonized Sales Tax recoveries), revising the current Purchase Order value from $5,260,000 to $5,820,142 net of all taxes and charges ($5,922,576 net of Harmonized Sales Tax recoveries), for ongoing contract administration services and expertise for the duration of the construction project.
|Background Information (Committee)|
|(April 5, 2019) Report from the Interim General Manager, Facilities Management, and the Chief Purchasing Officer on Redevelopment of St. Lawrence Market North - Construction Contract Award and Amendment to Project Capital Budget |
|(April 19, 2019) Letter from Richard J. Anobile, St. Lawrence Neighbourhood Association (GL.New.GL4.07.01) |
(April 18, 2019) Letter from George Milbrandt, St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood Business Improvement Area (GL.New.GL4.07.02)
(April 18, 2019) Letter from Daniel H. Eldridge, St. Lawrence Market Precinct Advisory Committee (GL.New.GL4.07.03)
(April 22, 2019) Letter from Simon Miles (GL.New.GL4.07.04)
(April 22, 2019) Letter from Carol Mark (GL.New.GL4.07.05)
(April 22, 2019) E-mail from Odysseas Gounalakis, Scheffler's Delicatessen and Cheese and St. Lawrence Market Precinct Advisory Committee (GL.New.GL4.07.06)
(April 22, 2019) E-mail from Robert Biancolin (GL.New.GL4.07.07)
(April 23, 2019) Letter from Suzanne Kavanagh, St. Lawrence Neighbourhood Association (GL.New.GL4.07.08)
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
We would like to kindly advise you of the full road closure on Dundas St. W. from 2:00 AM on Saturday, June 22, 2019 until 4:00 AM on Sunday, June 23, 2019 due to The Junction 8th Annual Summer Solstice Festival. The area affected is from the east side of High Park Avenue to the west side of Keele Street, and from the east side of Keele St. to the west side of Indian Grove. Keele St. will remain open to traffic.
As a result of this road closure, the entrances onto Dundas St. W. from Pacific Ave., Medland St., Mavety St., Keele St., Heintzman St., and Indian Grove will be blocked off between 5:00 AM on Saturday, June 22, 2019 and 2:00 AM on Sunday, June 23, 2019. Any vehicle parked within this public road closure during this time will be towed at the owner’s expense.
Event Purpose: The Junction 8th Annual Summer Solstice Festival is an event celebrating the beginning of summer and the longest day of the year. It showcases neighbourhood businesses by inviting both local residents and visitors to explore The Junction. This beloved community event includes live music, an art market, food + craft vendors, street performers, and lots of fun for the whole family! We hope you will join us!
Event Date: Saturday, June 22, 2019
Monday, June 10, 2019
Indigenous Arts Festival – June 21 to 23
The festival is produced by the City of Toronto in partnership with Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, Na-Me-Res, the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto, and The Friends of Fort York. The festival is presented by Tim Hortons with financial support from the Government of Canada.
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