Item - 2013.TE28.3

Tracking Status

TE28.3 - Demolition of Four Designated Heritage Properties - 266, 276, 284 and 322 King Street West

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Ward:
20 - Trinity-Spadina

City Council Decision

City Council on December 16, 17 and 18, 2013, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council receive for information the report (October 22, 2013) from the Acting Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division, respecting the Demolition of Four Designated Heritage Properties - 266, 276, 284 and 322 King Street West.

 

2.         City Council direct that the designated status remain in place until all appeals to the re-zoning application are exhausted.

 

3.         City Council authorize the appropriate staff to enter into a formal agreement with the property owners to provide an undertaking to guarantee that no demolition permit will be applied for until all appeals on the application have been exhausted.

Background Information (Community Council)

(October 22, 2013) Report from the Acting Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division - Demolition of Four Designated Heritage Properties - 266, 276, 284 and 322 King Street West
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-63006.pdf

Background Information (City Council)

(December 6, 2013) Transmittal from the Toronto Preservation Board on Demolition of Four Designated Heritage Properties - 266, 276, 284 and 322 King Street West (TE28.3b)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-64798.pdf

Communications (Community Council)

(November 13, 2013) Letter from Patrick J. Devine, Dentons Canada LLP (TE.Supp.TE28.3.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/te/comm/communicationfile-41126.pdf
(November 13, 2013) E-mail from Ahmad Atiya (TE.Supp.TE28.3.2)
(November 13, 2013) E-mail from Eric Adams (TE.Supp.TE28.3.3)
(November 13, 2013) E-mail from Jesse Audet (TE.Supp.TE28.3.4)
(November 18, 2013) E-mail from Kevin Allis (TE.Supp.TE28.3.5)
(November 15, 2013) Letter from David Mirvish (TE.Supp.TE28.3.6)
(November 15, 2013) Letter from Janice Solomon, Executive Director, Toronto Entertainment District BIA (TE.Supp.TE28.3.7)
(November 18, 2013) E-mail from James Fraser (TE.Supp.TE28.3.8)
(November 18, 2013) E-mail from Brian Tavares (TE.Supp.TE28.3.9)
(November 18, 2013) E-mail from Tristan S (TE.Supp.TE28.3.10)
(November 19, 2013) E-mail from Brandon Williams (TE.Supp.TE28.3.11)
(November 19, 2013) Submission from Karin Joeveer (TE.Supp.TE28.3.12)
(November 19, 2013) Submission from Mary Cheng (TE.Supp.TE28.3.13)

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Adam Vaughan (Carried)

That City Council adopt the following Recommendations 2 and 3 contained in the transmittal (December 6, 2013) from the Toronto Preservation Board [TE28.3b]:

 

2.         City Council direct that the designated status remain in place until all appeals to the re-zoning application are exhausted.

 

3.         City Council authorize the appropriate staff to enter into a formal agreement with the property owners to provide an undertaking to guarantee that no demolition permit will be applied for until all appeals on the application have been exhausted.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Dec-18-2013 7:57 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - TE28.3 - Vaughan - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 10 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Giorgio Mammoliti, Peter Milczyn, Ron Moeser, John Parker

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Dec-18-2013 7:58 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - TE28.3 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 10 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Giorgio Mammoliti, Peter Milczyn, Ron Moeser, John Parker

3a - Demolition of Four Designated Heritage Properties - 266, 276, 284 and 322 King Street West

Background Information (Community Council)

(November 7, 2013) Letter from the Toronto Preservation Board - Demolition of Four Designated heritage Properties - 266, 276, 284 and 322 King Street West
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-63694.pdf

TE28.3 - Demolition of Four Designated Heritage Properties - 266, 276, 284 and 322 King Street West

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Ward:
20 - Trinity-Spadina

Community Council Recommendations

The Toronto and East York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council receive for information the report (October 22, 2013) from the Acting Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division, respecting the Demolition of Four Designated Heritage Properties - 266, 276, 284 and 322 King Street West.

Origin

(October 22, 2013) Report from the Acting Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division

Summary

This report recommends that City Council refuse the proposed demolition of four designated heritage properties at 266, 276, 284 and 322 King Street West as part of Zoning By-law amendment application 12 276890 STE 20 OZ. 

 

The development application, which has been appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board for non-decision within required timeframes, proposes to redevelop two separate parcels, municipally known as 266-270 King Street West (east parcel) and 274-322 King Street West (west parcel) for the purpose of a mixed use development on each. A report from the Director, Community Planning will be considered at the November 19, 2013 meeting of Toronto and East York Community Council.

 

The East Parcel would be developed with an 82-storey mixed use building complete with a six storey base. The West Parcel would be developed with two tower elements having total heights of 84 and 86 storeys from John Street to Ed Mirvish Way respectively, including a six-storey base.

 

The proposed demolition of four designated buildings does not satisfy the requirements of the Planning Act, the associated Provincial Policy Statement and the City's Official Plan Heritage Policies. It also does not comply with the Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Place in Canada, which was adopted by City Council.

Background Information

(October 22, 2013) Report from the Acting Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division - Demolition of Four Designated Heritage Properties - 266, 276, 284 and 322 King Street West
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-63006.pdf

Communications

(November 13, 2013) Letter from Patrick J. Devine, Dentons Canada LLP (TE.Supp.TE28.3.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/te/comm/communicationfile-41126.pdf
(November 13, 2013) E-mail from Ahmad Atiya (TE.Supp.TE28.3.2)
(November 13, 2013) E-mail from Eric Adams (TE.Supp.TE28.3.3)
(November 13, 2013) E-mail from Jesse Audet (TE.Supp.TE28.3.4)
(November 18, 2013) E-mail from Kevin Allis (TE.Supp.TE28.3.5)
(November 15, 2013) Letter from David Mirvish (TE.Supp.TE28.3.6)
(November 15, 2013) Letter from Janice Solomon, Executive Director, Toronto Entertainment District BIA (TE.Supp.TE28.3.7)
(November 18, 2013) E-mail from James Fraser (TE.Supp.TE28.3.8)
(November 18, 2013) E-mail from Brian Tavares (TE.Supp.TE28.3.9)
(November 18, 2013) E-mail from Tristan S (TE.Supp.TE28.3.10)
(November 19, 2013) E-mail from Brandon Williams (TE.Supp.TE28.3.11)
(November 19, 2013) Submission from Karin Joeveer (TE.Supp.TE28.3.12)
(November 19, 2013) Submission from Mary Cheng (TE.Supp.TE28.3.13)

Speakers

Frank Gehry, Gehry Partners, LLP
David Mirvish, President, Ed Mirvish Enterprises Ltd.
Karin Joeveer
Patrick Devine, Dentons Canada LLP

Motions

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Adam Vaughan (Carried)

That the Toronto and East York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council receive for information the report (October 22, 2013) from the Acting Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division, respecting the Demolition of Four Designated Heritage Properties - 266, 276, 284 and 322 King Street West.

3a - Demolition of Four Designated Heritage Properties - 266, 276, 284 and 322 King Street West

Origin

(November 7, 2013) Letter from the Toronto Preservation Board

Summary

The Toronto Preservation Board on November 5, 2013, considered the following:

 

1.         (October 22, 2013) Report from the Acting Director, Urban Design, City Planning Division, respecting Demolition of Four Designated Heritage Properties - 266, 276, 284 and 322 King Street West.

 

2.         Communications:

            (November 4, 2013) E-mail from Ceta Ramkhalawansingh (PB.Supp.PB26.12.1).

Background Information

(November 7, 2013) Letter from the Toronto Preservation Board - Demolition of Four Designated heritage Properties - 266, 276, 284 and 322 King Street West
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-63694.pdf
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council