Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Condo Project Too Large: Report

File photo: A $300-million project for the former Marianopolis grounds calls for 325 housing units to be built on the mountainside perch off Côte des Neiges Rd. at the former Marianopolis College grounds. Photograph by: Dave Sidaway, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

MONTREAL -- Montreal’s public consultation office has recommended developers scale back a housing project planned for the former campus of Marianopolis College.

In a report made public Tuesday, the Office de consultation publique de Montréal said the project is an important one because it’s the first test of the city’s Mount Royal protection policy, adopted last April.

Développement CATO Inc. plans a $300 million project to build 325 condominium units, townhouses and single-family homes on the 6.5 hectare site.

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