Working group to spend summer trying to resolve outstanding issues
Reprinted CYNTHIA REASON May 17, 2012 – 8:20 AM Insidetoronto.com “The Etobicoke Guardian”
An “extremely thorough” examination of the controversial Humbertown redevelopment will now be undertaken as an alternative to a broader secondary plan review shot down by city staff at this week’s meeting of the Etobicoke York Community Council.
After being presented with a city report in which planning staff stated a secondary plan is “not required” on Tuesday,…
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CBC News Posted:May 15, 2012 6:36 PM ET Last Updated: May 15, 2012 6:25 PM ET
Coun. Doug Ford opposed a major redevelopment plan for Etobicoke’s Humbertown Shopping Centre on Monday, backing many residents who say the plan does not fit with their neighbourhood.
Ford said a plan to expand retail and build several condos and townhouses at the plaza located at 270 The Kingsway, would “destroy the area” that he…
CYNTHIA REASON May 10, 2012 – 12:20 PM Insidetoronto.com “The Etobicoke Guardian”
“It’s too big. It’s too dense. It’s too tall.” Click image to go to Original Story
That sentiment, opined by Gloria Lindsay Luby on the proposed redevelopment of Humbertown Shopping Centre, garnered the Etobicoke Centre councillor heady applause from a crowd of nearly 250, mostly like-minded residents at a community meeting Monday night at Etobicoke Collegiate Institute.”When the project was first shown to me and members of…
In January 2012, First Capital Reality made an application with the City of Toronto for a complete mixed-use redevelopment of the Humbertown Shopping Centre. If approved, the residential and commercial development could result in:
· a 40% increase in retail space (from 111,000 square feet to 160,000 square feet)
· a 250% increase in office space (from 25,000 square feet to 80,000 square feet)
· addition of 650 – 700 new condominium units (in five new high-rise buildings)
· a …