Item - 2018.TE29.11

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on January 31, 2018 without amendments and without debate.
  • This item was considered by the Toronto and East York Community Council on January 16, 2018 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on January 31, 2018.

TE29.11 - Alterations to a Designated Heritage Property - 421 Roncesvalles Avenue

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
14 - Parkdale-High Park

City Council Decision

City Council on January 31 and February 1, 2018, adopted the following:

 

1. City Council refuse the alterations to the designated heritage property at 421 Roncesvalles Avenue in accordance with Section 33 of the Ontario Heritage Act, for the construction of a 26.1 metre tall (30 metres including mechanical penthouse) seven storey commercial and office building which will incorporate the two storey designated heritage building in accordance with the plans and drawings prepared by Superkul inc architect dated November 14, 2016 and date stamped received December 16, 2016, and the Heritage Impact Assessment prepared by ERA Architects Inc. issued March 14, 2017, all on file with the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services.

 

2. City Council authorize the City Solicitor and appropriate staff to attend any hearing held by the Conservation Review Board in support of City Council's decision.

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 1, 2017) Report and Attachments 1 to 3 from the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning Division - Alterations to a Designated Heritage Property - 421 Roncesvalles Avenue
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-109928.pdf

Communications (Community Council)

(January 8, 2018) E-mail from Trae Bregg (TE.Supp.TE29.11.1)
(January 15, 2018) E-mail from Allan Killin Architect Inc. (TE.Supp.TE29.11.2)
(January 15, 2018) E-mail from Joeanne Wojcik (TE.Supp.TE29.11.3)

11a - Alterations to a Designated Heritage Property - 421 Roncesvalles Avenue

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 14, 2017) Letter from the Toronto Preservation Board
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-110447.pdf

TE29.11 - Alterations to a Designated Heritage Property - 421 Roncesvalles Avenue

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
14 - Parkdale-High Park

Community Council Recommendations

The Toronto and East York Community Council recommends that:

 

1. City Council refuse the alterations to the designated heritage property at 421 Roncesvalles Avenue in accordance with Section 33 of the Ontario Heritage Act, for the construction of a 26.1 metre tall (30 metres including mechanical penthouse) seven storey commercial and office building which will incorporate the two storey designated heritage building in accordance with the plans and drawings prepared by Superkul inc architect dated November 14, 2016 and date stamped received December 16, 2016, and the Heritage Impact Assessment prepared by ERA Architects Inc. issued March 14, 2017, all on file with the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services.

 

2. Should City Council refuse the alterations to the designated heritage property at 421 Roncesvalles Avenue in accordance with Section 33 of the Ontario Heritage Act, City Council authorize the City Solicitor and appropriate staff to attend any hearing held by the Conservation Review Board in support of Council's decision.

Origin

(December 1, 2017) Report from the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning Division

Summary

This report recommends that City Council refuse the proposed alterations to the designated heritage property at 421 Roncesvalles Avenue (including the address at 61 Howard Park Avenue).  The applicant proposes the construction of a 26.1 metre tall (30 metres including mechanical penthouse) seven storey commercial and office building. The building will incorporate and alter the two storey designated heritage building in a manner that would not conserve the cultural heritage values, attributes and character of the property.  City Council's consent is required for the alterations to the designated heritage property under Section 33 of the Ontario Heritage Act.

Background Information

(December 1, 2017) Report and Attachments 1 to 3 from the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning Division - Alterations to a Designated Heritage Property - 421 Roncesvalles Avenue
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-109928.pdf

Communications

(January 8, 2018) E-mail from Trae Bregg (TE.Supp.TE29.11.1)
(January 15, 2018) E-mail from Allan Killin Architect Inc. (TE.Supp.TE29.11.2)
(January 15, 2018) E-mail from Joeanne Wojcik (TE.Supp.TE29.11.3)

Speakers

Jack Gibney

Motions

Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Gord Perks (Carried)

11a - Alterations to a Designated Heritage Property - 421 Roncesvalles Avenue

Origin

(December 14, 2017) Letter from the Toronto Preservation Board

Summary

This report recommends that City Council refuse the proposed alterations to the designated

heritage property at 421 Roncesvalles Avenue (including the address at 61 Howard Park

Avenue). The applicant proposes the construction of a 26.1 metre tall (30 metres including

mechanical penthouse) seven storey commercial and office building. The building will

incorporate and alter the two storey designated heritage building in a manner that would not

conserve the cultural heritage values, attributes and character of the property. City Council's

consent is required for the alterations to the designated heritage property under Section 33 of

the Ontario Heritage Act.

 

Background Information

(December 1, 2017) Report and Attachments 1 - 3 from the Acting Chief Planner and

Executive Director, City Planning - Alterations to a Designated Heritage Property - 421

Roncesvalles Avenue

(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/pb/bgrd/backgroundfile-109758.pdf)

 

Communications

(December 13, 2017) Letter from Bruce C. Ketcheson, Ritchie Ketcheson Hart and

Biggart (PB.Supp.PB28.2.1)

(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/pb/comm/communicationfile-74584.pdf)

Background Information

(December 14, 2017) Letter from the Toronto Preservation Board
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-110447.pdf
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council