About Carolyn Mackenzie

After a 18 year career as a minor Australian superhero, Carolyn has relocated to the Glebe to fight planning crime.

GCA writes to City regarding development proposal for 890/900 Bank Street

On Tuesday, September 13th, an engaged group of residents participated in a Special Meeting of the GCA Board.  Given the short timeline to provide comments to the City (deadline of September 15th), the meeting was called to discuss a motion put forward by the GCA Planning Committee.  The motion, that passed with virtually unanimous consent [...]

La Strada parking lot (667 Bank St) development proposal: docs available and comment period through end of Sept.

The City has received a site plan application related to development of what is now a surface parking lot at the northeast corner of Bank and Clemow within the Heritage Conservation District. The proposal is for a 5 storey mixed used (ground floor retail and upper floor apartments) building.  Details of the proposal can be [...]

2017-11-25T13:54:18-05:00September 2nd, 2016|Planning Committee|0 Comments

Beer Store/Mr Muffler development proposal: Docs available and comment period underway through Sept. 15th

You can now look at this significant proposal for Bank Street on the City's Devapps site. The proposal includes construction of an 8-storey mixed-use building (commercial at grade, retirement residence on upper storeys). The "Beer Store" and "Mr Muffler" are there now. The property is zoned Traditional Mainstreet, with a height limit of just 15 [...]

Beer Store/Mr Muffler Bank St redevelopment: What was heard at the Public Meeting on April 22nd

Public Meeting re: Proposed redevelopment of 890/900 Bank Street Summary of Issues/questions raised and clarifications provided  1) Will there be electrical lighting on the western side of the building, rooftop lighting that might impact on residents - a lighting plan will be provided.  Amica indicated that appropriate lighting important so as not to disturb their [...]

2017-11-25T13:54:19-05:00April 26th, 2016|890-900 Bank Street, News|1 Comment
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