Nomination Application

COVER PHOTO: “the Birches” Heintzman house at 290 Annette Street – designated a heritage property on 12 May 1981, undated photo property of the West Toronto Junction Historical Society archives.

The Junction HCD Committee submitted the enclosed nomination application to Heritage Preservation Services at city hall on April 25th.  Copies of the nomination binder were also delivered to Councillor Sarah Doucette, Councillor Gord Perks and the Etobicoke York Community Preservation Panel.

Our nomination binder includes a cover letter, heritage nomination application content based on the nomination form requirements, a series of maps to illustrate the proposed HCD boundaries in ward 13 and ward 14, a photo exhibit and endorsement letters from a preservation architect, the Junction BIA, the WBCA, and the WTJHS.

Junction HCD Highlights

The combined Junction heritage district would become the largest HCD in the City of Toronto with an area of approximately 1.64 square kilometres and more than 2750 properties on 35 streets.  (The largest HCD is currently South Rosedale with 1133 properties.)

The proposed heritage district boundary unites sections of Ward 13 and Ward 14 without a Keele Street partition.

The Junction HCD would encompass all aspects of Junction life including public and industrial buildings, commercial and residential properties.

The Junction currently has 105 properties – commercial, residential and public – on the Heritage Inventory Register, and a character designation along Dundas Street West that was granted by the City of Toronto (date).

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