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The Etobicoke York Community Council voted to approve a 15-storey affordable rental tower for on seniors on the long-vacant property at 2346 and 2352 Weston Road.
The proposed tower will contain
- 42 bachelor units
- 70 one bedroom units
- 15 two bedroom units
The proposed units would be targeted to older adults and seniors, aged 59 and over.
The EYCC had previously opposed the building because of “built form, density, height, massing, site layout, shadow impact, proximity to the Humber River valley, access, parking and loading”.
In response, the applicant revised the plan with more setbacks, more open space, better wind design, fewer units, and a more amenity space, among other adjustments.
The development will be funded in part through the city’s affordability programs.
The plan will now go to City Council.