Development Proposal Presentation for 72 Chestnut Street, Toronto, Ontario Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  When the status quo is just not good enough, there’s always… 72 Chestnut Street
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  Location
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  Location
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  Surrounding Area North
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  Surrounding Area East
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  Surrounding Area South
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  Surrounding Area West
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  Surrounding Area
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  Observations: Age
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  Observations: Height (st.)
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  Observations: Uses
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  Observations: Uses <ul><li>Offices: </li></ul><ul><li>Arthritis Society - Lawyers ...
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  Public Transportation
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  Traffic
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  Sun Exposure
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  Census Data
<ul><li>Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Ontario’s  Places to Grow  (Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe) </li></ul><ul><...
Places to Grow Aims: Revitalize downtowns  to become vibrant and convenient centres.  Provide  housing options  to meet th...
Toronto’s Official Plan 2.2.1  Downtown: The Heart of Toronto 3.1.3  Built Form- Tall Buildings 4.5   Mixed Use Area “ As ...
Urban Structures Map  Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
<ul><li>Guidelines for Downtown </li></ul><ul><li>Downtown will continue to evolve as a healthy  and attractive place to l...
<ul><li>Tall Buildings ( Design Criteria for Review of Tall Buildings Proposals) </li></ul><ul><li>Tall Buildings should b...
Mixed-Use Development Mixed Use Areas Development will :  a) provide for new jobs and  homes for Toronto's growing populat...
Mixed-Use Development Mixed Use Areas Development will :  a) provide for new jobs and  homes for Toronto's growing populat...
<ul><li>Design Criteria for Review of Tall Building Proposals  </li></ul><ul><li>Five Elements:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Des...
<ul><li>Tall Building Study </li></ul><ul><li>“ Tall Buildings, Inviting Change in Downtown Toronto” </li></ul><ul><li>Aut...
Tall Building Study Identifies portions of major Downtown streets (“ High Streets ”)  where tall buildings are considered ...
Tall Building Study Characterizes tall building typologies in the Downtown, such as the  Tower-Podium Form ; Canyon Form; ...
<ul><li>Tall Building Study </li></ul><ul><li>A range of heights is proposed for properties fronting onto High Streets. Th...
<ul><li>Toronto Green Standard </li></ul><ul><li>Plan applications that  meet both Tier 1 and 2  of the TGS are  eligible ...
By- Laws CR 7.8 Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
By- Laws CR Zone provide for a broad range of uses including retail,  service commercial , office and  residential uses: P...
By- Laws Conditions: Residential 40.10.20.100 (18):  it is in a permitted building type that contains 5 or more dwelling u...
Policy Summary From the provincial government's Growth Plan to the City of Toronto’s by-laws, our proposal meets, and at t...
Precedent Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
Precedent Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
Precedent Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
Two City Hall (Bay and Elizabeth) Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  <ul><li>50- storey mixed-use </li></ul><ul><li>H...
Two City Hall (Bay and Elizabeth) Former City of Toronto Official Plan:  Policy 3.5 , Prominent Areas and Sites, and Map 4...
Policy 3.5 , Prominent Areas and Sites Policy 3.6 , Views and Vistas Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
Policy 3.5 , Prominent Areas and Sites Policy 3.6 , Views and Vistas Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  Proposal:  High-Rise Residential with at-grade Commercial level
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  Proposal:  High-Rise Residential with at-grade Commercial level <ul><li>40 Storey ...
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  Being Green - LEED - Green Roof - Toronto Green Standards - Bixi - Pedal N’ Park
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  <ul><li>Commercial Amenities </li></ul><ul><li>Restaurant </li></ul><ul><li>- Café...
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  <ul><li>Parking </li></ul><ul><li>4 floors of underground parking  </li></ul><ul><...
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  When the status quo is just not good enough, there’s always… 72 Chestnut Street
Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.  Thank you!
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  1. 1. Development Proposal Presentation for 72 Chestnut Street, Toronto, Ontario Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  2. 2. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. When the status quo is just not good enough, there’s always… 72 Chestnut Street
  3. 3. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. Location
  4. 4. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. Location
  5. 5. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. Surrounding Area North
  6. 6. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. Surrounding Area East
  7. 7. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. Surrounding Area South
  8. 8. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. Surrounding Area West
  9. 9. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. Surrounding Area
  10. 10. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. Observations: Age
  11. 11. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. Observations: Height (st.)
  12. 12. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. Observations: Uses
  13. 13. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. Observations: Uses <ul><li>Offices: </li></ul><ul><li>Arthritis Society - Lawyers and paralegals - Litigation Services - Insurance Companies - Importer/exporter offices </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial: </li></ul><ul><li>Parking lots - Staples Business Depot - U of T residence coffee shop - 2 convenience stores - Hotel restaurant (Hemispheres) - Ethnic Restaurants along Dundas Cultural/ Social: </li></ul><ul><li>Textile Museum of Canada - Nathan Philips Square </li></ul>
  14. 14. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. Public Transportation
  15. 15. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. Traffic
  16. 16. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. Sun Exposure
  17. 17. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. Census Data
  18. 18. <ul><li>Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Ontario’s Places to Grow (Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe) </li></ul><ul><li>Toronto’s Official Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Design Criteria for Review of Tall Buildings Proposals Tall Buildings Study </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Toronto Green Standard </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>By- Laws </li></ul></ul></ul>Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  19. 19. Places to Grow Aims: Revitalize downtowns  to become vibrant and convenient centres. Provide housing options to meet the needs of people at any age . Section 2.2.3 Intensification : By 2015 , a minimum of 40 % of all new residential development must be constructed in existing built up areas . (Source: Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, 2006) Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  20. 20. Toronto’s Official Plan 2.2.1 Downtown: The Heart of Toronto 3.1.3 Built Form- Tall Buildings 4.5 Mixed Use Area “ As Toronto grows and evolves, it will need more tall buildings to accommodate people and jobs drawn to the city’s core .” ( Tall Buildings, Inviting Change in Downtown Toronto, 2010) Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  21. 21. Urban Structures Map Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  22. 22. <ul><li>Guidelines for Downtown </li></ul><ul><li>Downtown will continue to evolve as a healthy and attractive place to live and work by accommodating policies that : b) provide a full range of housing opportunities for Downtown workers and reduce demand for in-bound commuting . </li></ul><ul><li>3) The quality of Downtown will be improved by : d) preserving and strengthening the range and quality of social, health, community services and local institutions located Downtown . </li></ul><ul><li>4) A full range of housing opportunities will be encouraged through : a) residential intensification in the Mixed Use Areas and Regeneration Areas in Downtown </li></ul><ul><li>6) Design guidelines will be developed and applied to ensure new development respects the context in terms of the development’s fit with existing streets, setbacks, height and relationship to landmark buildings . </li></ul>Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  23. 23. <ul><li>Tall Buildings ( Design Criteria for Review of Tall Buildings Proposals) </li></ul><ul><li>Tall Buildings should be designed to consist of three parts, carefully integrated into a single whole: </li></ul>Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. a) Top b) Middle (Shaft) c) Base Building (Podium)
  24. 24. Mixed-Use Development Mixed Use Areas Development will : a) provide for new jobs and homes for Toronto's growing population on underutilized lands in the Downtown. b) take advantage of nearby transit services. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  25. 25. Mixed-Use Development Mixed Use Areas Development will : a) provide for new jobs and homes for Toronto's growing population on underutilized lands in the Downtown. b) take advantage of nearby transit services. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  26. 26. <ul><li>Design Criteria for Review of Tall Building Proposals </li></ul><ul><li>Five Elements: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Design Criteria </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Site Context </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Site Organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tall Building Massing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pedestrian Realm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainable Design </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(Source: Design Criteria for Review of Tall Building Proposals) </li></ul>Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  27. 27. <ul><li>Tall Building Study </li></ul><ul><li>“ Tall Buildings, Inviting Change in Downtown Toronto” </li></ul><ul><li>Authored by Urban Strategies Inc. and Hariri Pontarini Architects (April 2010) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In consultation with City Staff </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Establishes a Downtown Vision for tall buildings : which streets tall buildings should be located on , highlights the characteristics of those streets that should be supported and enhanced through tall building development, and sets out how high tall buildings may be along those streets . </li></ul><ul><li>Provides a series of Regulations for tall buildings Downtown that build upon the existing policy framework: which includes the Official Plan, Zoning By-law and the City’s “Design Criteria for Review of Tall Building Proposals” document. </li></ul>Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  28. 28. Tall Building Study Identifies portions of major Downtown streets (“ High Streets ”) where tall buildings are considered to be appropriate . Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  29. 29. Tall Building Study Characterizes tall building typologies in the Downtown, such as the Tower-Podium Form ; Canyon Form; Landscaped Setback Form and Secondary High Street Form. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  30. 30. <ul><li>Tall Building Study </li></ul><ul><li>A range of heights is proposed for properties fronting onto High Streets. There are six height range categories. </li></ul><ul><li>62m to 107m </li></ul><ul><li>(20 st to 35 st) </li></ul>Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  31. 31. <ul><li>Toronto Green Standard </li></ul><ul><li>Plan applications that meet both Tier 1 and 2 of the TGS are eligible for a refund of 20% of the development charges paid to the City . </li></ul>Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. “ The City of Toronto encourages developments to make significant sustainable design contributions .” (Design Criteria for Review of Tall Building Proposals )
  32. 32. By- Laws CR 7.8 Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  33. 33. By- Laws CR Zone provide for a broad range of uses including retail, service commercial , office and residential uses: Permitted Use (40.10.20.10 Principal Use) : Holistic/ Health Centre Conditional Permitted Use ( 40.10.20.20 Principal Use- Conditional): - Residential - Day Nursery - Eating Establishment Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  34. 34. By- Laws Conditions: Residential 40.10.20.100 (18): it is in a permitted building type that contains 5 or more dwelling units; and (B) the building is located in a CR zone that has an 'r' value greater than 0.0 Day Nursery (Day Care) 150.45.40: If a day nursery is in an apartment building, the day nursery must be located on the first floor Eating Establishment 150.100.20: Other than an outdoor patio, must be contained entirely within the building where the eating establishment is located Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  35. 35. Policy Summary From the provincial government's Growth Plan to the City of Toronto’s by-laws, our proposal meets, and at times exceeds, the requirements as dictated through the various policies in place. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  36. 36. Precedent Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  37. 37. Precedent Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  38. 38. Precedent Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  39. 39. Two City Hall (Bay and Elizabeth) Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. <ul><li>50- storey mixed-use </li></ul><ul><li>Hotel and residential </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial at-grade </li></ul><ul><li>6-level parking garage </li></ul>
  40. 40. Two City Hall (Bay and Elizabeth) Former City of Toronto Official Plan: Policy 3.5 , Prominent Areas and Sites, and Map 4, Prominent Areas and Sites and Significant Views, designate the City Hall Precinct as a prominent area to be sustained and enhanced. Policy 3.6 , Views and Vistas and Map 4, Prominent Areas and Sites and Significant Views, designate the view of City Hall and the unobstructed view between the towers, as seen from Nathan Phillips Square, as a significant view of a major landmark to be enhanced and preserved. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  41. 41. Policy 3.5 , Prominent Areas and Sites Policy 3.6 , Views and Vistas Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  42. 42. Policy 3.5 , Prominent Areas and Sites Policy 3.6 , Views and Vistas Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  43. 43. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  44. 44. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  45. 45. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd.
  46. 46. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. Proposal: High-Rise Residential with at-grade Commercial level
  47. 47. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. Proposal: High-Rise Residential with at-grade Commercial level <ul><li>40 Storey condominium </li></ul><ul><li>4-storey podium w/green roof </li></ul><ul><li>light materials </li></ul><ul><li>468 units </li></ul><ul><li>upscale </li></ul>
  48. 48. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. Being Green - LEED - Green Roof - Toronto Green Standards - Bixi - Pedal N’ Park
  49. 49. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. <ul><li>Commercial Amenities </li></ul><ul><li>Restaurant </li></ul><ul><li>- Café </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Bistro </li></ul></ul><ul><li>- Wellness Centre </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Walk-in Clinic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Pharmacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Physiotherapy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Spa </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Dentist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Daycare </li></ul></ul>
  50. 50. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. <ul><li>Parking </li></ul><ul><li>4 floors of underground parking </li></ul><ul><li>288 spots (0.67 per unit) </li></ul><ul><li>Lower-end Garage to maximize utilization of space </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Auto Share </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Parking spots allocated based on purchase </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remaining spots </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Parking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pedal N’ Park </li></ul></ul>
  51. 51. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. When the status quo is just not good enough, there’s always… 72 Chestnut Street
  52. 52. Malik, Martino, Klisz, Liu (MMKL) Ltd. Thank you!

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