West Queen West Planning Study Community Consultation Meeting

On June 26, 2017, City Planning staff hosted the community consultation meeting for the West Queen West Planning Study at the Theatre Centre. At this meeting, City staff presented the progress of the West Queen West HCD Study and started a conversation about how the West Queen West area can change and grow over time.

Presentation materials are now available for download.

Click here  to download the presentation.


Toronto Preservation Board Endorses the West Queen West HCD Study

The Toronto Preservation Board endorsed the West Queen West Heritage Conservation District Study at its meeting on June 22, 2017. The board voted to support the development of two HCD Plans: the West Queen West HCD and the Parkdale Main Street HCD.

The Board also endorsed the establishment of a Community Advisory Group prior to the commencement of each of the HCD Plans, as well as the identification and preliminary evaluation of any potential HCD in or around the Parkdale Residential area.

The staff report and HCD Study can be downloaded from the link below: http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2017.PB24.2


Proceeding from Study to Plan Phase for the Proposed West Queen West and Parkdale Main Street HCDs

The Toronto Preservation Board will consider a staff recommendation to proceed from the Study Phase to the Plan Phase of the proposed West Queen West and Parkdale Main Street HCDs at its meeting on June 22nd, 2017.

The Toronto Preservation Board meeting will be held on Thursday, June 22nd at Toronto City Hall in Committee Room 2, beginning at 9:30 AM.

The staff report and HCD Study can be downloaded from the link below:
http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2017.PB24.2


Send us your feedback! WQW HCD Study Community Consultation Meeting #2

On November 29, 2016, the City of Toronto, along with its consultant team led by FGMDA Architects with MMM Group and ASI Inc., held a community consultation meeting to discuss the West Queen West Heritage Conservation District Study.

Findings from the built form & character analysis and heritage evaluation as well as the draft recommendations of the West Queen West HCD Study were presented, followed by a facilitated discussion and activity.

We received great feedback at the meeting and are inviting further community feedback. The deadline for feedback has been extended to December 20th, 2016.

Send any comments to: wqwhcdstudy@fgmda.com

Click here for presentation materials:

WQW HCD Study CCM2 Presentation

WQW HCD Study CCM2 Panels 1

WQW HCD Study CCM2 Panels 2


WQW HCD Study Community Consultation Meeting #2

On November 29, 2016, the City of Toronto, along with its consultant team led by FGMDA Architects with MMM Group and ASI Inc., will be holding a community consultation meeting to discuss the West Queen West Heritage Conservation Study where you can ask questions and share your comments.

This Community Consultation meeting will present the findings from the built form & character analysis and heritage evaluation as well as the draft recommendations of the West Queen West HCD Study. This will be followed by a facilitated discussion and activity.

Details are as follows:

Date:  Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Place:  The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West
Time:  6:00 – 6:30 pm – Open House
             6:30 – 9:00 pm – Presentation, Facilitated Discussion & Activity

You can access the notice here: WQW HCD CCM2 Notice


WQW HCD Study Working Group Meeting #2

On October 26, 2016, the West Queen West HCD Working Group met at the Trinity Recreation Community Centre for its second meeting. The evening was chaired by facilitator, Sabrina Colletti (MMM Group) with material presented by heritage consultant, Dima Cook (FGMDA Architects).

Click here for an agenda of the meeting.

Click here for a copy of the consultant’s presentation.

Click here for a copy of workbooks used to facilitate the discussion.

Click here for a copy of the meeting summary.


West Queen West HCD Community Consultation Meeting #1

On June 23 2016, the City of Toronto, along with its consultants FGMDA Architects will be holding a Community Consultation meeting to discuss the recently initiated West Queen West Heritage Conservation District Study. City Staff will also be providing an update on the concurrent West Queen West Planning Study.

This Community Consultation meeting is intended to introduce the community to the West Queen West Heritage Conservation District (HCD) Study, to describe the work completed to date, and to provide an opportunity for community input on the area’s heritage value.

Details are as follows:

Date:  Thursday June 23, 2016

Time:  6:30pm – 9:00pm

Place: The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West, Toronto

You can access the notice here: WQW HCD CCM Notice June 23 2016

Click here for a summary of feedback received from CCM#1.