Distillery District HCD Study Community Consultation Meeting #2

On September 26, 2016, the City of Toronto, along with its consultants Taylor Hazell Architects, will be holding a Community Consultation meeting to discuss the Distillery District Heritage Conservation District Study.

This Community Consultation meeting will present the findings from the analysis and evaluation phase, as well as the draft recommendations. It will include an opportunity for community members to provide input and feedback in a roundtable discussion format.

Details are as follows:

Date:  Monday, September 26, 2016

Place:  Enoch Turner Schoolhouse, 106 Trinity Street, Toronto

Time:  6:00 – 6:30 pm – Open House

           6:30 – 9:00 pm – Presentation, Discussion and Next Steps


You can access the notice here: Distillery District Public Notice #2

Kensington Market HCD Community Consultation Meeting

On June 21st, 2016, Heritage Preservation Services hosted a community consultation meeting for the Kensington Market Heritage Conservation District on Thursday June 21st, 2016, 6:00-8:30PM, at St. Stephen’s Community House, 91 Bellevue Ave, Toronto. Presentation materials are available for download.

Click here to download a summary of community feedback received from the June 21st community consultation meeting.

Click here to download the presentation.

Click here to download the display panels.

Click here to download the community feedback worksheet.  If you’d like to share what makes Kensington Market special to you, please fill this out and send back to us at: KensingtonMarketHCD@urbanstrategies.com

Kensington Market HCD Stakeholder Advisory Committee Meeting #1

On May 24, 2016, the Kensington Market HCD Stakeholder Advisory Committee met at St. Stephens-in-the-Fields Church for its first meeting. The evening was chaired by facilitator, Melanie Hare (Urban Strategies Inc.) with material presented by Sharon Hong (Heritage Preservation Services) and Ellen Kowalchuk (Taylor Hazell Architects).

Click here for an agenda of the meeting

Click here for a handout distributed for discussion purposes

Click here for a summary of the evenings proceedings

King-Spadina Heritage Conservation District Plan

Send Us Your Feedback!

Community Consultation Meeting #2

The City of Toronto recently held public consultations and stakeholder meetings on the proposed King-Spadina Heritage Conservation District (HCD) Plan.  The City believes that consultation with the community prior to City Council considering the designation of an HCD is in the best interest of the City, community and property owners.

City Planning (Heritage Preservation Services) and its consultant, THA, have prepared presentation materials to explain the overall direction of the proposed King-Spadina HCD Plan and including the objectives, Statement of Significance, boundary, Character Areas, policies and guidelines and are available for public review below:

Panels-KS HCD CCM2- June 2016 (reduced)

Presentation-KS HCD CCM2 – June 2016 (reduced)

Please send your feedback and comments by July 11, 2016 to:

Tamara Anson-Cartwright, Program Manager, Heritage Preservation Services at tansonc@toronto.ca

Jill Taylor, Principal Taylor Hazell Architects at kingspadina@taylorhazell.com

West Queen West HCD Community Consultation Meeting Materials Available Online

On June 23, 2016, the City of Toronto and its consultants, FGMDA Architects, held a community consultation meeting to provide an update on the West Queen West Planning Study, and to kick-off the beginning of the West Queen West HCD Study. You can access the presentation materials by following the links below.

WQW HCD Questionnaire

If you you were unable to attend the meeting and would still like to provide the Study Team input on what makes WQW special to you and share your insight on the history and character of your community, fill out the WQW-HCD-Study_Questionnaire and email a complete copy to wqwhcdstudy@fgmda.com.

Presentation Materials

You can access the display boards here.

You can access the City Staff presentation here.

You can access FGMDA’s presentation here.

Learn more about Heritage Conservation Districts:

What is a HCD

How HCDs work

TOcore Expo

Come to Metro Hall to check out the TOcore Expo.

June 20 – 22, 2016, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

TOcore Expo: A three-day open house where you can talk to City staff about the directions for the Downtown Plan.

Location: Metro Hall Rotunda, 55 John Street


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King-Spadina HCD Plan Community Consultation

On June 23, 2016, the City of Toronto, along with its consultants Taylor Hazell Architects, will be holding a Community Consultation meeting to discuss King-Spadina HCD Plan.

This Community Consultation meeting is intended to obtain community input on the direction of the King-Spadina HCD Plan objectives, policies and guidelines, boundary, Statement of Significance and Character Areas.

Details are as follows:

Date:  Thursday, June 23, 2016

Time:  6:00pm – 8:30pm

Place: Metro Hall, Room 308/309, 55 John Street, Toronto

You can access the notice here: KS Public Notice #2