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Join us on Thursday, April 11th for our Built Form Workshop!

Are you interested in the way buildings take shape? Do you have questions or ideas about how new buildings relate to heritage buildings? Ever wonder about the relationship between buildings and open spaces like parks and streets? If so, join us for a public Built Form Workshop on Thursday, April 11th. City staff and consultants will provide a presentation and lead a workshop to discuss your thoughts about recent development in the King-Parliament area and provide more information about the tools that City Planning uses to shape built form.

Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019
Time: 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. (presentation at 6:15 p.m., followed by a workshop)
Location: Temporary North Market Tent, 125 The Esplanade

 

Learn more about King-Parliament

Check out the King-Parliament project website for a new series of Backgrounders on the area. These easy to read summaries provide a full analysis of how the area evolved and what is going on today. Read all five!

  • Policy Framework: A summary of the existing policy direction for the area, in addition to information about the Secondary Plan Review process.
  • Trends: Infographics and charts illustrating demographic, employment and development trends in King-Parliament.
  • Heritage: A detailed description of the history of King-Parliament and a summary of key themes in the evolution of the area.
  • Built Form: A “cheat sheet” of the tools that City Planning uses to shape built form and a look at how building types in the area have changed over the years.
  • Parks & Public Realm: A summary of the direction the new Downtown Parks and Public Realm Plan provides for King-Parliament, and an accounting of existing parkland in the area.

 

King-Parliament Then / Now / Next

Keep an eye on our Twitter and Instagram handles @CityPlanTO or search for #kingparliament beginning March 25th to take part in our Then / Now / Next campaign. We’ll be taking stock of how the neighbourhood used to look and what it’s become. Get involved to share your thoughts on what’s next!

 

Contact Us

Email: kingparliament@toronto.ca

Telephone: Michelle Drylie, 416-392-3436

Twitter and Instagram:

  • Follow: @CityPlanTO
  • Hashtag: #kingparliament

 

Stay tuned for future updates!

 

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Open House Materials Now Online!

 

Thank you to all who attended the public Open House on January 31, 2019. If you weren’t able to make it, or if you’d like to take another look at the materials presented, you can now find them on our website.

If you’d like an overview of what’s going on in the area today, how things are changing, and what planning policies are already in place, check out the meeting presentation. It also provides information about the three themes of the review: Heritage, Built Form, and Parks & Public Realm.

For more detailed mapping and analysis related to the three themes, you can take a look at the meeting display boards. These are available for download in two parts (Part 1 and Part 2).

A summary of all of the comments we received at the meeting will also be available on our Meetings & Events page soon.

 

Built Form Workshop – April 2019

We are currently preparing for a public Built Form Workshop in early April 2019. If you’re interested in the way buildings take shape – and how they’re influenced by and relate to the historical context and the public realm – this workshop is for you!

 

More information coming soon.

 

Contact Us

Email: kingparliament@toronto.ca

Telephone: Michelle Drylie, 416-392-3436

Twitter and Instagram:

  • Follow: @CityPlanTO
  • Hashtag: #kingparliament

 

Stay tuned for future updates!

 

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January 24, 2019
Update #1

Join Us!

The City of Toronto is holding an open house to kick off the King-Parliament Secondary Plan Review. Please drop by, take in a presentation, and join a discussion with your neighbours and City staff about the future of your community.

DATE: Thursday, January 31, 2019
TIME: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Presentation at 7:00 p.m.
LOCATION: St. Lawrence Hall, 157 King St. E., 3rd Floor

The King-Parliament Secondary Plan Review will build on the Downtown Plan, and provide specific direction on built form, the public realm and heritage. The Review will also consider the north side of Queen Street East, in the area generally between Sherbourne and River Streets.

Contact Us

Email: kingparliament@toronto.ca
Telephone: 416-392-3436
Twitter and Instagram:

  • Follow: @CityPlanTO
  • Hashtag: #kingparliament

 

Stay tuned for future updates!