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Fieldgate Homes assembled the three sites from 670-690 Progress Avenue in Scarborough Town Centre back in December for $20.0m.

It will be interesting to see if this week's revised transit plans for STC have any bearing on what gets proposed here.

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670 PROGRESS AVE
Ward 38 - Scarborough District

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Construct residential development, 1673 dwelling units mixed height, 2 level below grade parking garage and public park

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Rezoning 17 277456 ESC 38 OZ Dec 19, 2017 Application Received


670 PROGRESS AVE
Ward 38 - Scarborough District

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Create 8 lots for residential development, 1673 dwelling units mixed height, 2 level below grade parking garage and public park

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Subdivision Approval 17 277479 ESC 38 SB Dec 19, 2017 Application Received
 

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Towers range from 23 to 48 storeys. Architect is TACT:

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Scarborough Town Centre is finally moving again.. Lets see how much gets built. Makes me wonder if we would have been seeing just as much if the LRT was what was getting built.
 

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Scarborough Town Centre is finally moving again.. Lets see how much gets built. Makes me wonder if we would have been seeing just as much if the LRT was what was getting built.
Eventually it would have. I would assume slightly lower quality with less demand in the end with dampened enthusiasm from developers and buyers alike. It'll be an easy sell now and thankfully we'll never have to find out. I hope we get some more creative tower proposals designs at some point. As Edward says bring it on
 
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It's a nice mix of low, mid and highrise. At street level it looks very promising, but I agree about the towers- we've seen these many times before and the eyes just glaze over.
 

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Request for Interim Directions Report: https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-116962.pdf
This Report responds to an application where staff are currently not in a position to provide a Final Report to Council, but which could be appealed to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal due to a lack of decision during the break in Council's meeting schedule (July to December 2018).
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City Planning staff have identified concerns with respect to: the proposed street and block plan; built form, height, density, building massing, transition in scale within the existing and planned context overall; site circulation around and through the site; parking and loading; range of housing options, including tenures and unit sizes; enhancement of employment opportunities; determination of the adequacy, location and configuration of the proposed public park; adequacy of site servicing, including sanitary sewer analysis, stormwater management, hydrogeological matters and solid waste collection; adequacy of community services and facilities to serve the proposed development; and impacts on the environment. These issues and all additional matters that arise through the development review process will need to be addressed prior to the submission of the Final Report to City Council. While staff will continue to work with the applicant to address the issues noted here, since it is an election year, it is recommended that City Council direct the City Solicitor and appropriate City Staff to attend and oppose the application in its current form should the application be appealed to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) on the basis of City Council's failure to make a decision on the application within the statutory timeframe of the Planning Act.

Should the application not be appealed to the LPAT, a Final Report will be submitted for City Council's consideration following the resolution of outstanding issues related to this application, and the holding of a statutory Public Meeting under the Planning Act. The target timeline for the Final Report is anticipated to be in the first quarter of 2019.
 

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670 PROGRESS AVE
Ward 24 - Scarborough District
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The applications propose to establish a plan of subdivision and to amend the Zoning By-law for the entire 3.56 hectare site known municipally as 670, 680 and 690 Progress Avenue to permit the redevelopment of the lands with seven tall, residential buildings ranging in height from 14 to 48 storeys and four-storey back-to-back townhouse blocks. A total of 2,245 residential units are proposed and a total of 1,654 vehicular parking spaces are proposed in two levels of below grade parking.
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19 257336 ESC 24 OZ​
Dec 4, 2019​
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I wonder if the amount of parking shouldn't be revisited on this one, pre-construction, given that to my understanding the SSE station has now shifted eastward to within a block or so of this location.

Sigh, though with transit planning in our City being what it is, the station may end up somewhere else.
 

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