Archives 18 Brownlow
April 29, 2018
Together we can make a difference! After nearly 3 years and countless hours, we finally reached a settlement for the 18 Brownlow (71 Redpath) development.It was a team effort involving our councillor, Josh Matlow, city planning and legal staff and the community. After 5 Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) pre-hearings and 2 years, we obtained a number of major concessions from the developer. Throughout all of this we enjoyed Josh’s very active support. The development was scaled back from two towers … Read moreSettlement Agreement reached for 18 Brownlow (Now known as 71 Redpath)
January 10, 2018
January 19, 2018 Update: Thanks to everyone who came out to the public consultation meeting. Read the South Bayview Bulldog article by clicking here. Note: This revised application is for 174-188 Soudan Ave and 71-73 Redpath Ave. _______________ 18 BROWNLOW DEVELOPMENT PUBLIC MEETING We need your voice. Your opinion counts! There’s a new proposal – ONE HUGE TOWER OF 24 STOREYS! City planning wants COMMUNITY input Date: Wednesday January 17, 2018, Time: 6:30 PM, Location: BEST WESTERN HOTEL, (808 … Read morePublic Consultation Meeting – 18 Brownlow (January 17, 2018)
November 24, 2017
November 2017 Update with pictures included at the end of the update below: It’s hard to believe, but this development has been at the OMB for more than TWO years now and we aren’t even at a stage yet of a full Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing, where both sides put forth their arguments about “good development” (now scheduled for May, 2018). Instead it has been about procedural issues of the developer NOT complying with city planning … Read more18 Brownlow – Making progress but the fight continues ….
September 22, 2017
Toronto neighbourhood group needs $65K to fight against developers …so it’s holding a yard sale South Eglinton Ratepayers’ and Residents’ Association needs at least $65K to go to OMB A neighbourhood group in north Toronto is organizing a yard sale on Saturday hoping to raise the tens of thousands of dollars it needs to help pay for its three-year fight against a proposed condo development in the area. The South Eglinton Ratepayers’ and Residents’ Association … Read moreSERRA’s No To Brownlow Yardsale on CBC News
June 8, 2017
More than 75 residents attended the NoTo Brownlow Town Hall Meeting at the Church of the Transfiguration on Tuesday June 6, 2017. Councillor Josh Matlow, SERRA president Andy Gort, SERRA Vice President Jane Auster, and NoToBrownlow “hood hawks” leader Barry Marshall provided an update on the development application at 18 Brownlow Ave / 200 Soudan Ave. The NoToBrownlow group shared information about how residents can stay informed: visit NotoBrownlow.com, Like their Facebook Page or follow @NoToBrownlow on Twitter. We would like … Read moreMore than 75 people turn out for June 6, 2017 NoToBrownlow Town Hall Meeting
June 4, 2017
Please plan on attending this important Town Hall meeting regarding the development application for 18 Brownlow Ave / 200 Soudan Ave. Date: Tuesday June 6, 2017, Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: the Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Road East, Toronto For more details, please refer to the notice below. Hope to see you there !
April 6, 2017
Have you been following the NoToBrownlow campaign? SERRA has formed a Party to fight this development at the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB). Here are some of the key points: The north side of Soudan and part of Redpath Avenue have been purchased by a developer who plans to put up two 24-storey rental towers on a four-story podium that will stretch along the north side of Soudan Avenue from Redpath to Brownlow Avenues – and … Read moreNoToBrownlow.com website up and running
February 19, 2017
It’s Official! SERRA and TSCC2120 (aka 83 Redpath and the Redpath townhomes) have now joined forces as one (strong) PARTY at the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB). We have hired a municipal lawyer and an urban planner with extensive experience at the OMB. In fact, our lawyer recently opposed the developer on one of his other projects, in Etobicoke (no ruling from the OMB yet). Our new “team” participated in a second pre-hearing at the OMB … Read moreSay NO to Brownlow – 18 Brownlow OMB Update Feb 2017
January 10, 2017
One particularly troublesome development application is at 18 Brownlow Ave (now appealed by the developer to the OMB, scheduled for early Aug, 2017). The developer has proposed 2 massive towers of 20 and 25 storeys on a complete city block fronting Soudan (between Redpath and Brownlow Avenues), but on a very shallow property of (mostly) only 100’ deep … 463 units will replace the current 16 residences. We need your help to fight this development! … Read moreProposed Development at 18 Brownlow
October 20, 2016
SERRA has officially formed a Party at the OMB to oppose the proposed development at 18 Brownlow Ave. by Andy Gort Photos by Larry Nicols Our goal is to try to achieve a development of at most a modest mid-rise in height and density, the implementation of a 10-metre green strip along Soudan Ave. and the preservation of a low-rise transition to the south from the 75-81 Redpath townhouses. Some 10 engaged residents made an … Read moreThe SERRA Party – 18 Brownlow has swung into action!