Category Archives: Developments

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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6 Ways to Improve Toronto’s Avenue Plan

The Broadview Avenues Plan is written up and heading to city council June 7th. As a community, knowing what we know now, what would we say to improve the process and the plan? Here’s my thoughts, add comments to build … Continue reading

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Broadview Ave plan passes at TEYCC

Today the Toronto and East York Community Council passed the Broadview Avenue planning study. The study will head to City Council on June 2, 2016. A handful of people made it down to observe, while three of us got up … 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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City thinking in the Guardian

This article in the Guardian points to Waltham Forest within London as a “mini-Holland. There the neighbourhood is closed to traffic. Hackney is another. “The inner-London borough of Hackney, which prides itself on being the greenest council in London, tells a … Continue reading

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Super park plans

Imagine owning a property that was next to Central Park before it was Central Park. It must have been very exciting to watch the park be designed and developed right on your front door step meanwhile watching all the positive … Continue reading

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Don River Valley Park

Videos on Periscope of the event on april 21.

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Streetfight, Janette Sadik-Khan

The new book, Streetlight, by former New York Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan is an eye opener on how modern cities are planning and implementing solutions for moving people around. Reading it gives more insight into the principles and stats that … Continue reading

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905 Broadview variance proposed.

The Bluebird Montessori at 905 Broadview has applied for a variance at the committee of adjustment. Full details of the submission are here along with time/place of city hall meeting.

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838 Broadview Acquisition by TPA note

Good news the City has posted the supplementary notes on the acquisition of 838 Broadview. Play close attention to the addition from the President of the Toronto Parking Authority: http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2016.GM10.9 “Recommendations The President, Toronto Parking Authority recommends that: City Council … Continue reading

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