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DCA March Newsletter

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Norman OMB Appeal
After years of hard work and preparation by your neighbours, the DCA had its appeal of the decision to build a 10-story condo tower on Norman St. at the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB). This would be the only tower that was permitted on any of the dead-end residential side streets in our neighbourhood, and will set a dangerous precedent if approved. The OMB is notoriously unfriendly to appeals from community groups, but we remain optimistic that an egregious case of over development will be overturned.
The decision has been reserved, meaning it will be some months before the board delivers a decision.
900 Albert
A proposal has been submitted to redevelop the vacant lands between the City Centre complex and Albert Street, officially known as 900 Albert.
A public open house was held on March 8, and details are now online at 900albert.com. The proposal includes at least three 55-story apartment/condo towers and a substantial amount of retail space. There is also a proposal…