developments – Jan 2022

A summary of proposed and approved developments in our area; click on the links for more details about each development. (This entry may be updated as more info becomes available.)

If you have concerns about how a development will affect the neighbourhood (such as privacy/overlook of nearby low-rise residential), you may find it informative to review information for other east-downtown developments listed here, which may have agreed to some design changes, to mitigate their impact.

  • 28 River (Beer store site, just north of Queen, 15 storey)
    Jan 2017 – Urbantoronto
    March 2017 – planning report (recommending refusal)
    OMB – latest hearing June 2020 was cancelled.
    Ownership of this property has changed at least 3 times since 2017: 28 River Street Holdings Limited, then 2594481 Ontario Limited, then 1979351 Ontario Inc.
    June 2022 update
  • 187 Parliament (Thrifty car rental site, 11 storey)
    Jan 2017 – Urbantoronto
    March 2017 – preliminary planning report (NB.rear portion of the proposed building would be located within land zoned “neighbourhood” and would exceed the four height storey limit in the Official Plan.)
    June 2018 – final planning report (recommending approval)
    July 2018 – City Council approval
    May 2019 – Urbantoronto


Proposed developments for Queen St and River St, on the borders of Trefann Court. (See link for 28 Eastern (developer Alterra), at Sackville)

June 3, 2020June 2, 2020April 27, 2018

Cabbagetown South

A number of condo developments are also planned for this nearby neighbourhood:

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