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According to the Lobbyist Registry, these properties along with 58-60 Berkeley have been assembled by Mr. Lamb and now lobbying ready.

Details for Subject Matter Registration: SM32289​


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296, 298-300 King Street East and 58-60 Berkeley Street, Toronto

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Site size: 1390M2/15000ft2

Heritage Status: Both 298 and 300 King St. East are 'listed' but not Designated.
 

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According to the Lobbyist Registry, these properties along with 58-60 Berkeley have been assembled by Mr. Lamb and now lobbying ready.

Details for Subject Matter Registration: SM32289​


Decision(s) or issue(s) to be lobbied

296, 298-300 King Street East and 58-60 Berkeley Street, Toronto

Aerial Pic:

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Site size: 1390M2/15000ft2

Heritage Status: Both 298 and 300 King St. East are 'listed' but not Designated.

I smell smoke!
 

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Knowing Lamb, he's going to want around 35 to 40 storeys here. Since this is diagonally across from the Staples site and a location for a future Ontario line station.
 

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Isn't this strip of Berkeley Mixed Use 4 in TOcore? Good luck at OLT on this one, on a document the Province marked up and approved.
 

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Isn't this strip of Berkeley Mixed Use 4 in TOcore? Good luck at OLT on this one, on a document the Province marked up and approved.

There's a pretty solid and growing consensus (rightly or wrongly) that the height caps in the MU Areas designations in TO Core won't hold up particularly well at the Board.
 

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It's better than saving merely the facade but I really dislike these stomping on the heritage building designs, it's clumsy and overbearing. I think a preferable tradeoff is a smaller floorplate with more height to achieve the same density. Shadowing is often cited as a concern, but honestly I think a fatter shadow that covers a wider area at once is about break even with a thinner shadow that reaches a bit farther.
 

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