340-376R Dufferin Street – Virtual Community Consultation Meeting – Mar. 28
Date: Tuesday, March 28th, 6:00-8:00 PM
This is a City-led meeting presenting the development proposal for 340-376R Dufferin St. and 2 Melbourne Ave. to the local community for the opportunity to answer questions and take feedback. Councillor Perks and City Planning staff will be attending.
You can review development application plans and/or REGISTER by selecting 340 Dufferin Street on page 2 – https://www.toronto.ca/community-people/get-involved/public-consultations/city-planning-consultations/
Hallmark Sun Life has submitted a development application for 340-376R Dufferin St. and 2 Melbourne Ave. Their proposal plans for 4 towers ranging in height from two mid-rise buildings (6 and 11-storeys) and two tall buildings (21 and 25 storeys) above a series of linked base buildings that are configured around a courtyard and privately-owned publicly-accessible open space (POPS).
We would like to bring to your attention that looking to the West the development is moving into a well-established historically mature neighbourhood of low-rise housing – Parkdale. To the East of the development are historically industrial lands following the rail tracks. Lands along the rail line have traditionally been zoned industrial and rezoned to mixed-use (i.e. commercial on the ground floor and residential above). The tall towers in this proposal look to the East for reference and validation and tend to skew the conversation. Community benefits need to be more fully discussed.
1437-1445 Queen St. W. Pre-Development Event – Mar. 22
STANFORD HOMES, property owner of 1437-1455 Queen St West, is holding an On-line Community Meeting to share preliminary plans for a mixed-use development on this site near the Queen and Jameson intersection.
Date: Wednesday, March 22nd, 6-7:30 PM
Link to Join: https://toronto.webex.com/toronto/onstage/g.php?MTID=eab350fb021334940dba996e939d3deaf
The meeting will be an early opportunity for the community to review a presentation by STANFORD HOMES and to ask questions and provide comments.
Councillor Perks and City Planning staff will be in attendance.
CreateTO Parkdale Hub Phase 3 Virtual Meeting – Mar. 8
CreateTO Parkdale Hub Phase 3 Virtual Meeting on Wed., Mar. 8 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM.
Register and join the meeting online via Zoom by visiting the project webpage: www.parkdalehub.ca or https://thirdpartypublic.zoom.us/…/tZIpd-mprzkqGdNifm8…
Join by phone dial 647-558-0588 and enter Meeting ID: 864 0011 2037To ask a question during the session, press *9 to “raise your hand.”
They encourage you to join a few minutes before 6:30 p.m. to allow yourself time to log on.
Parkdale Hub Community Led Event – Mar. 6
HYBRID EVENT – JOIN US FOR THE PARKDALE HUB COMMUNITY PLANNING MEETING MONDAY MARCH 6th, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM.
Online Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/…/tZ0uduiopj0iHdxpdKsbS0…
In Person: Parkdale Public Library, Auditorium – 1303 Queen St. W. Food and Beverages provided.
Join community members to discuss the Parkdale Hub redevelopment. We will strategize to ensure the City prioritizes our needs while magnifying our existing strengths and assets while re-developing the Hub. This will be a hybrid event. In-person spots are prioritised for those who can’t access internet services or require translation. To request in-person translation please get in touch with Ana Teresa, firstname.lastname@example.org
This meeting is in preparation for the City Led CreateTO Parkdale Hub Phase 3 Virtual Community Event on Wednesday, March 8th from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM – Click HERE to register. If you can’t access internet services for this event you can go to the Parkdale Public Library at that time where we are setting up viewing.
Co-hosts: 1313 Tenants Association, Parkdale People’s Economy, PARC, PRA, Gallery 1313, West Neighbourhood House.
UPCOMING PARKDALE HUB EVENTS
Join community members to discuss the Parkdale Hub redevelopment. More information will follow.
• COMMUNITY HUB ENGAGEMENT EXHIBITION – FEBRUARY 15 – 26, 1 PM – 5 PM Gallery 1313, Queen St W
• CITY-LED POP-UP AT PARKDALE LIBRARY – TUESDAY FEBRUARY 28. 2 PM – 5 PM Parkdale Library 1303 Queen St W
• CITY-LED POP-UP AT MASARYK- COWAN COMMUNITY REC CENTRE – FRIDAY MARCH 3. 9 AM – 12 PM 220 Cowan Ave.
• PARKDALE HUB COMMUNITY PLANNING MEETING – MONDAY MARCH 6. 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Parkdale Library 1303 Queen St W
• CITY PLANNING CONSULTATION – WEDNESDAY MARCH 8. 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM ONLINE (in-person screening for community TBC)
2280 Dundas St. W. Community Meeting – Feb. 15
The City Planning Department will hold a virtual community consultation of Choice Properties, the real estate arm of Loblaws, regarding development plans for their mega project at Dundas and Bloor. Please attend to get the latest news on what the proposal entails.
Date: Wednesday, February 15th
Time: 6:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Link to the virtual event – https://toronto.webex.com/weblink/register/rc45756786237c2dccdda491efadcac48
Parkdale Housing Data Survey – Feb. 13
The City of Toronto is hosting a pop-in at the Parkdale Public Library (Room A), 1303 Queen St. W., on Monday, Feb. 13th from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM. The purpose is to get local residents’ input into the City’s local Housing Data Dashboard.
The survey will take approximately 3 to 5 minutes. Participants can enter a draw to win a $25 e-gift card.
This data dashboard is a tool for the City to use to track, analyze, and display data — to gain insight into the overall well-being of our community.
Budget 2023 Town Hall with Councillor Perks – Jan. 12
On Thursday, January 12 at 6:00 PM Councillor Perks will be hosting a virtual Town Hall on the 2023 City Budget. He will be going over what is proposed, what is not, and how you can be involved to have your voice heard. To register, please visit https://bit.ly/Budgettownhall.
The 2023 budget will be launched on January 10 at the City’s Budget Committee. The agenda for the committee will be available here and can be viewed live here.
More information on the City’s budget process will be available here.
Happy New Year Parkdalians!
As 2022 comes to an end, we want to thank you so much for supporting your community. This New Year’s Eve, the Executive from your Parkdale Residents Association wishes you and your loved ones a safe and happy 2023. May it be a wonderful year for you.
We encourage you to give back to the community in any way that you can – whether it is donating non-perishable goods, volunteering in the community, or doing a good deed.
The Parkdale Residents Association (PRA) is now seeking new members from within Parkdale to lend their voices to issues impacting all neighbourhood residents. If you are a renter or owner living in Parkdale we would like to hear from you. For more information and to register interest, please email email@example.com.
We wanted to share with you some of our highlights from 2022 that help build community…
Parkdale Hub Project (Queen W. & Cowan), West Queen West Area Study (Bathurst to Roncy), Parkdale Main Street Heritage District Study, new condo/rental developments along Queen West, King-Queen-Queensway-Roncesvalles (KQQR) intersection construction, Wabash Community Rec Centre development (Sorauren Park), Exhibition Place Master Plan, Ontario Place re-development, Laneway housing, greening Parkdale, affordable housing.
Very best wishes to ALL Parkdalians!!
UPDATE: Intersection of King, Queen, The Queensway and Roncesvalles Avenue (KQQR)
Road work continues at the KQQR intersection and up to Harvard Ave. Plans are to complete all work by the Spring of 2023.
Still, no TTC running along Roncy from Queen to Dundas West Station.