248/260 High Park is a 0.487-hectare (1.2 acre) site located at the southwest corner of Annette Street and High Park Ave. The plan for the project is to permit the adaptive reuse of the existing church building in a manner than retains and repurposes those elements that are of historical value, and introduces a new addition that is massed sensitively around the main sanctuary.
The development is designed for 60 residential units, with a gross floor area of approximately 9,850 square meters (106,027 square feet) with density of approximately 2.02 FSI.
March 2018 - The Final Resubmission of Site Plan was presented to City Planning.
July 2017 - At the July 4, 2017 City Council, the rezoning application was approved.
May 2017 - A meeting was held with neighbours of the proposed site on May 16, 2017. The application will be going to the Etobicoke York Community Council at the June 13, 2017 meeting.
April 2017 - The proponents made many changes requested by the City. They will be meeting with the immediate neighbours shortly. to present their changes.
January 2017 - The application went to the Design Review Panel who voted unanimously for a redesign. To view the minutes, click here
December 2016 - The proponent has submitted new plans to the City. City staff are currently examining this new submission. To see the plans, please click here.
June 2016 - The proponent is looking to reuse of a vacant church at 260 High Park, and add a four storey addition to the west and south of the building to accommodate 77 residential apartment units. Date: June 20, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Place: West Toronto Baptist Church, 3049 Dundas Street West
May 2016 - At the May Community Council meeting the Church and Sunday School were both designated as a Heritage sites. This meeting also approved the consultation meeting for the proposed development.
March 2016 - A Site Plan Approval and Rezoning Application was submitted on February 19th to convert this place of worship (former High Park Alhambra United Church) into a 77 condominium unit building.
The application includes a 4-storey addition of 12.55 metres to the top and 16.55 metres to the top of the mechanical penthouse, to the west and south side of the church. The original church would remain in place, but the application includes plans for the demolition of the Sunday School building.
Two levels of underground parking would provide for 107 car parking spaces and 78 bicycle parking spaces.
The address is a listed Heritage Building. The Applicant has also bought the house directly south at 248 High Park Ave, which would be demolished as part of the development.
City Staff are currently reviewing this application and hoping for the first report to go to the May Etobicoke York Community Council meeting, with the first community meeting to be held in June.
For supporting documentation for this application, please click on the links below:
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ZBA/SPA Submission Files (March 2016)
ZBA/SPA Resubmission Files (December 2016)