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08 192870 WET 06 OZ
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This blog was set up by neighbours concerned about development on this site. There is currently a proposal to build seven four storey units (six semis and one single) that would greatly reduce public views of the lake, is partially on green space and lakeside "hazardous lands" and is totally out of character with the neighbourhood. This would require a huge amendment to Toronto's Official Plan and zoning by-laws.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

LAKE VISTAS FROM 51 LAKE SHORE DRIVE



There has been much talk in the community about the adverse legacy and the kind of precedent that would be set by the sort of intense development applied for by Dunpar. The Official Plan states that public access and the safeguarding of vistas to the lake is an essential planning component of our waterfront City's future. If the magnificent vistas photographed from the site in this videoclip are removed from the public realm to become the sole property of a privileged few, then we, the community, its residents, Waterfront Trail users and the City, will lose this asset forever and set in motion a pattern that could spread to other lakeside properties.

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