Montreal city council will reject proposed 20-storey condo tower on Lachine Canal

The 20-storey Griffintown constructing is not going to attain heights above all different buildings within the space, because the Metropolis of Montreal will vote towards proposed 295-unit condominium venture.

Montreal metropolis councillor and Sud-Ouest borough mayor Benoit Dorais posted on his Fb web page that on Monday officers will reject the proposed venture on des Bassins St. on the nook of Richmond Ave. w. the Fortunate Luc horse stables as soon as was.

Dorais mentioned council members selected Wednesday to reject the venture and that extra .rmation will likely be forthcoming.

“The Sud-Ouest Council agreed to current this explicit venture to the general public as a result of we noticed the potential for vital advantages to the neighbourhood, just like the 50 des Seigneurs website, which went by the identical course of at Sud-Ouest Council and Metropolis Council with respect to the modification of the City Plan,” he wrote.

Many residents fumed on the proposed venture with many saying it could block views and alter the panorama within the nieghbourhood.

Dorais mentioned the venture was meant to release extra inexperienced area close to the Lachine Canal, create a park with public entry, clear up the Pointe-des-Seigneurs archaeological park, develop a restaurant terrasse, and different options that will profit the realm.

Nevertheless, the group didn’t approve of the plan to construct a tower 12 storeys larger than every other within the space. The world is presently zoned for eight-storey buildings.

“Upon studying the general public session report, which the elected officers have learn, we be aware that the inhabitants didn’t share this opinion,” Dorais wrote. “We’ve got heard you and respect the desire that was expressed.” 


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