Humber Valley Village Residents Association members pay for alternative design to controversial Humbertown Plaza plans – March 21, 2013 Etobicoke Guardian

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Below is the headline and opening paragraphs of an article by Cynthia Reason in The Etobicoke Guardian.

HVVRA members pay for alternative design to controversial Humbertown Plaza plans

Etobicoke Guardian
by Cynthia Reason
March 21, 2013

Humber Valley Village residents have put their money where their mouths are – investing “tens of thousands of dollars” toward an alternative design for the controversial redevelopment of Humbertown Plaza.

After many months of calling on First Capital Realty, the owners of the site at 270 The Kingsway, to produce a scaled back version of the mixed-use development proposal they’ve repeatedly called “too big, too dense, and too tall”, the Humber Valley Village Residents Association (HVVRA) decided to fund a redevelopment proposal of their own.

Those plans, drawn up with the help of Weiss Architecture and Urbanism, were unveiled to many among the association’s 900-strong membership at two meetings last month to unanimous approval, said HVVRA President Niels Christensen.

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Recent message from Humber Valley Village Residents Association

I want to thank Tom Millar of Toronto for passing along a recent message from the Humber Valley Village Residents Association seeking help from HVV Neighbours with the completion of several critical upcoming tasks.

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