Design Review Panel talks TOCore, Lanterra tower Feb. 9

Two important Downtown Toronto projects are to be discussed at the next meeting of the Design Review Panel on Feb. 9.

The meeting (at city hall in committee room 2) starts at 2:10 p.m. with the first review of the TOcore Building for Liveability Study.

The city study explores the built form portion of TOcore.

According to the panel agenda, “the objective of the built form section of the Downtown Secondary Plan will be to strengthen and clarify the application of existing Official Plan policies, primarily those contained in Chapter Three, and establish policies that are specific to the Downtown geography and context. The overall intent of these policies will be to better guide growth and shape built form in a manner that is sustainable and maintains and improves liveability for residents, workers, and visitors in all of the various forms of development.”

A review of Lanterra’s rezoning application for 234 Simcoe St. will follow at 3:20 p.m.

This is the proposal’s second review following a first meeting in January 2016.

The “project is for rezoning of a mixed-use development with three buildings containing office, retail and residential uses. The proposal in the previous review included a 54-storey tower, a 24-storey tower, and a 17-storey tower.”

Panel meetings are open to the public. Free wi-fi is available.Visit toronto.ca/planning/designreviewpanel.htm for more information.

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