Category Archives: Chester hill Schoolhouse – Estonian House

About the OMB process – 958 Broadview et al.

As you know the OMB Pre-hearing conference in regards to the three appeals against the Broadview Avenue Planning Study Official Plan Amendment (OMB Case PL160686) is this Wednesday April 26, 10 AM, 655 Bay Street, north of Dundas, 16th floor, … Continue reading

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958 Broadview goes to OMB

On April 26, the Board of Estonian House, Gordian Foods and the Salvation Army are named as appellants to the Ontario Municipal Board. Their aim is to enable development on their properties that go beyond what the Broadview Avenue Mid-rise … Continue reading

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Broadview avenue plan – draft.

You can download the BroadviewUDguidelines Draft. The Broadview Avenue Planning Study is on the agenda of the May 10th meeting of the Toronto and East York Community Council. The document is full 90 pages long and well worth the reading especially for the … Continue reading

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Romanesque buildings on Broadview.

See Streetcar developments vision for the Broadview hotel come to shape as shown by Christopher Hume of the Toronto Star. It’s important to know that the Broadview Hotel (1893) wasn’t the first Romanesque building completed on Broadview avenue. That distinction goes … Continue reading

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Broadview Tall Towers

Broadview planning study area has a number of tall towers both on the avenue itself and in the surrounding area on Cambridge and Eastmount. While the focus in the Avenue plan is mid-rise development there is the question about how … Continue reading

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Estonian House re-development

Estonian house at 958 Broadview is another site that is in the process of re-development. There seems to be a great deal of controversy within the Estonian community about the path forward with property and how to serve that community. … Continue reading

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