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Public favours mixed-use development at The Forks: report

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Winnipeggers have other plans for a piece of downtown land that almost became a modest hotel and water park.

The Forks is bringing the results of the first stage of a community consultation process for the property known as the Parcel 4 Lands to city hall Monday morning.

The report indicates that the public favours a mixed-use development for the land, including retail and restaurants, a mix of public and private spaces, and multi-unit housing.

Also included in the consultation is Forks-owned property known as the railside land, located south of York Avenue.

The city-owned land is at the southwest corner of Waterfront Drive and William Stephenson Way. It’s now a parking lot for Shaw Park.

City hall had agreed to sell the land last year to an Alberta developer but public outrage prompted council to cancel the project.

The next phase of public consultations will occur in early 2014, focusing on urban design and land use planning.

A full copy of the report can be found at www.theforks.com/railside.

aldo.santin@freepress.mb.ca

 

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