Stop the Demolition of a Good Quality Rental Apartment building.
Located in the heart of the Annex Neighbourhood, 145 St. George Apartments, a modernist gem, is meeting its existing usability mandate.
The proposal to demolish and replace 145 St. George Street was approved by City Council on July 20, 2023
Consideration of 145 St. George Street proposal at Toronto and East York Community Council on June 22, 2023,
and City Council on July 19, 20, and 21, 2023:
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Impact on the overall Neighbourhood
If passed, the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment will encourage a domino effect of further evictions and similar demolitions in the Annex, and Toronto.
Why destroy a good quality building?
If passed, the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment would result in the destruction of a fully-tenanted building currently housing over 150 people that is meeting its utilization mandate and is well maintained.
Negative impact on the Environment
If passed, the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment could lead to detrimental impacts on the environment and the surrounding neighbourhood caused by demolition and the resulting release of carbon and other pollutants.
Have a Look at Our Beautiful Building
– Architect of Record: Crang & Boake
– Architectural Style: Modernist
– Building Completion: 1959
– Recent Renovations: 2019, 2020
The Annex, Our Home
The Annex is a diverse neighbourhood that provides housing options for a variety income groups, a wide range of professional backgrounds and university along with college students.
Renters make up 70% of the residents in the Annex neighbourhood. It provides important housing options for all income groups.
The Annex Residents’ Association is a volunteer-run organization. It is one of the oldest residents’ associations in Canada.