Lower Yonge Precinct

1-7 Yonge Street


The applications  for 1-7 Yonge were appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB Case No. PL 140008).  In accordance with Council's direction on Request for Direction Staff Reports from May 16, 2016 and January 31, 2017, the hearing proceeded as a settlement on March 30, 2017.

Case details and the Board's Decisions can be viewed on the OMB website, here.

Agenda materials respecting the May 16, 2016 Staff Report are available here, and respecting the January 31, 2017 Staff Report here.

Community Centre Consultation

The City of Toronto is about to start the design of a new community centre to be located within the base of a mixed-use building as part of the first phase of the 1-7 Yonge Street development.

Come to an open house to collaborate with the project team on developing the future community centre design.

Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: Pinnacle Centre, 18 Harbour Street, 3rd Floor Banquet Hall

Current Applications

Submitted materials may be viewed through the City's Application Information Centre, available here.

Staff Reports and Resources

Waterfront Design Review Panel

The Waterfront Design Review Panel reviewed the Lower Yonge Precinct Plan and the 1-7 Yonge Street application at its meetings on September 16, 2015 and December 9, 2015. The Waterfront Design Review Panel Agendas and Meeting Minutes can be found at the following links:


Original Submission - March 2013

The applicant has submitted a rezoning application to redevelop 1 and 7 Yonge Street. The site is proposed to be divided into two blocks by an extension of Harbour Street. On the south block, the application proposes to retain and add 10 storeys to the existing Toronto Star building and also develop a 70 storey hotel/residential building and 40 storey office building. On the north block, four new mixed use towers are proposed with heights of 75, 80, 80 and 88 storeys for residential, retail and commercial uses.

The rezoning application has been appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board.  The applicant has also submitted an Official Plan Amendment application.  These applications are awaiting the results of the City's and Waterfront Toronto's work on a Lower Yonge Precinct Plan.


Original Submission - March 2013


Consultant Reports

Original Submission - March 2013



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