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64 Prince Arthur 
64 Prince Arthur Avenue, Toronto
Developer: Adi Development Group


64 Prince Arthur | 130m | 29s | Adi | CetraRuddy

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You simply cannot put a tall building here. There is a busy park and open greenspace immediately to the north. It would shadow it completely.

This should be thrown out ab initio.
 

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There's a 19-storey building next door to this which has been there since 1968, and which would have greater shadow impact on Taddle Creek Park. Good luck lawyering up to fight a similarly tall one here.

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You simply cannot put a tall building here. There is a busy park and open greenspace immediately to the north. It would shadow it completely.

This should be thrown out ab initio.
That's what the shadowing study is for, and there are tall buildings on both sides of this site, one of which already almost completely shadows the park, at least at whatever time of day and year this image was taken:

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Of course there's already shadowing. The issue is incremental shadow and when that occurs.

I'm suggesting that any proposal here should not be permitted at all if it creates any incremental shadowing. There is precious little greenspace in this area to begin with. Creating more shadows should not be tolerated.
 

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Of course there's already shadowing. The issue is incremental shadow and when that occurs.

I'm suggesting that any proposal here should not be permitted at all if it creates any incremental shadowing. There is precious little greenspace in this area to begin with. Creating more shadows should not be tolerated.
Surely, as with anything, it will (and should) come down to a matter of degree; "incremental" in this case would mean very different things to different people. But I think setting the limit at any incrementalism is far too declarative.
 

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Surely, as with anything, it will (and should) come down to a matter of degree; "incremental" in this case would mean very different things to different people. But I think setting the limit at any incrementalism is far too declarative.
I beg to differ. If this developer cannot design a building that does not add additional shadowing of any kind on this scarce community resource, ie Taddle Creek park, the proposal should be refused.

It's really not asking for much now is it?
 

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I beg to differ. If this developer cannot design a building that does not add additional shadowing of any kind on this scarce community resource, ie Taddle Creek park, the proposal should be refused.

It's really not asking for much now is it?
I think rejecting a proposal out of hand for adding 6 inches of shadow for 6 minutes of the 6th day of the 6th month of the year is asking for too much, yes.
 

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I beg to differ. If this developer cannot design a building that does not add additional shadowing of any kind on this scarce community resource, ie Taddle Creek park, the proposal should be refused.

It's really not asking for much now is it?
Your logic and way of thinking is ridiculous, nimbyism at its best, I'll leave it at that.
 

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Your logic and way of thinking is ridiculous, nimbyism at its best, I'll leave it at that.
Concern over shadows in a parkland/open space deficient neighbourhood is not nimbyism. Maybe you should look up the definition.
 

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