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Television City condo proposal heads for Ontario Municipal Board

A proposal for two residential towers at the current CHCH TV site is heading to the Ontario Municipal Board.
A proposal for two residential towers at the current CHCH TV site is heading to the Ontario Municipal Board. City of Hamilton

Hamilton’s planning committee has voted to oppose a pair of controversial residential towers.

The so-called “Television City” condominium project calls for 618 units within 40-storey and 30-storey towers at what is currently the CHCH TV site on Jackson Street West.

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City planners deem the proposal to be incompatible with the surrounding neighbourhood and they also oppose it based on “sun shadow impacts.”

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Developer Brad Lamb has already appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board but insists he is willing to compromise and “come up with a development that we can all live with,” including councillors, planners and neighbours.

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Several residents of the Durand neighbourhood spoke against the project during Tuesday’s committee meeting.

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