Toronto’s Chief Planner, Jennifer Keesmaat, Challenges Mirvish/Gehry Scheme

By Christopher Hume, Toronto Star
October 7, 2013

Toronto’s chief planner, Jennifer Keesmaat, makes no secret she has “serious concerns” about David Mirvish’s plan for a massive Frank Gehry-designed mixed-use complex on King Street West. She worries that it’s too dense, too tall and architecturally “trite.” Keesmaat also fears that, like many Toronto developers, Mirvish will resort to “bait and switch,” that what we see is not what we’ll get. More …

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