Category Archives: Local Interest

Update on proposed development at 461 Sackville St.

As shared by the Cabbagetowner on January 26, 2018, owners of the property at 461 Sackville St. (at the southeast corner with Amelia) have applied for a minor variance to alter the existing building so it could be used as a day … Continue reading

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Another Cabbagetown heritage district under consideration

The city heritage study of what’s being called “Cabbagetown Southwest” in launching in April. The Cabbagetown Southwest Heritage Conservation District Study was prioritized by City Council in March 2015. The study, run under the auspices of the City Planning Division, … Continue reading

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Gerrard and Parliament intersection to be closed 3 weeks starting mid-May

The City of Toronto and the Toronto Transit Commission will replace the streetcar tracks at the intersection of Parliament Street and Gerrard Street East. The expected start date of the work is May 14, 2018, and the expected end date … Continue reading

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City releases Riverdale Park sign survey results

The city of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry and Recreation department has released the results of their fall survey about pilot signage in both Riverdale Parks and the lower Don Valley Trail. Nearly 200 individuals or groups completed the survey, which asked … Continue reading

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Passionate about Cabbagetown? Consider serving on the CRA board

Do you like Cabbagetown? Would you like to volunteer some of your time and skills as a board director? We need people who have a passion for the neighbourhood and who wish to contribute to their community.   The Cabbagetown … Continue reading

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City releases final plan for Riverdale Park West wading pool

Following public consultations, plans are now finalized for the new wading pool at Riverdale Park West in Cabbagetown. Based on feedback received at the community consultation: * All paths are now concrete – no asphalt * The extent of paving … Continue reading

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Development plans for 595 Parliament Street under review

Application has been made to the City of Toronto to redevelop the property at 595-601 Parliament Street to add three storeys of residential space, to create 11 units, above the existing two-storey retail property. Details can be found through the … Continue reading

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Application made for day nursery on Sackville Street

Owners of the property at 461 Sackville St. (at the southeast corner with Amelia) have applied for a minor variance to alter the existing building by converting the uses to a day nursery. The item will be going to Committee … Continue reading

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Riverdale Park West wading pool upgrade report

The City of Toronto held a public consultation meeting Jan. 15 at the Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls Club on Spuce Street to present options for a repair and refresh of the wading pool at Riverdale Park West. The building … Continue reading

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Community meeting on Riverdale Park West wading pool on Jan. 15

The city is planning to refurbish the wading pool at the south end of Riverdale Park West and wants community feedback on plans.  Councillor Lucy Troisi and city staff will be running a community consultation for residents on Monday, Jan. … Continue reading

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