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Drop-in to learn about the redevelopment of 1316-1318 Princess St.

May 18, 2016 -

The City of Kingston invites residents to drop-in to learn more about how 1316-1318 Princess St. is being redeveloped under the affordable housing land acquisition and disposition program at a public open house 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31 at Calvin Park Library, 88 Wright Cres..

The City purchased the vacant properties at 1316-1318 Princess St. under the affordable housing land acquisition and disposition program which supports the redevelopment of vacant or underutilized lands with mixed market and affordable housing projects. A Zoning Bylaw amendment application will be undertaken for this site to support its sale and redevelopment as a mixed-use commercial and residential project.

City staff and the project's land-use planning/urban design consultant will be on hand to discuss the redevelopment plans for the site and the upcoming Zoning Bylaw amendment process.

More information about the City's affordable housing land acquisition and disposition program, including the acquisition and disposition processes, can be found at:

https://www.cityofkingston.ca/residents/community-services/housing/programs/land-acquisition

About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 125,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. Kingston is focusing on being smart and livable as it pursues its vision to become Canada's most sustainable city. We focus on environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality –ensuring that today's decisions don't compromise our future.  Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.

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Media contact: For more information call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.