Proposed downtown condo leaves Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee with mixed feelings



a tall building in a city: The proposed condo design is situated between Knox United Church and St. John's Anglican Church


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The proposed condo design is situated between Knox United Church and St. John’s Anglican Church

Meridian Development’s proposed downtown condo is not in the clear yet.

The proposed building that would wrap around Knox United Church left the Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee (MHAC) with mixed feelings at a meeting Tuesday.

The committee reviewed an approval report recommending a bylaw designating Knox United Church as a municipal heritage property be amended.

This could potentially allow Meridian Development to continue with the project, which would include a parkade, bistro and office space.

Read more: Former McNab Park residents, Saskatoon Heritage Society want area’s history recognized

According to the report, the bylaw currently in place doesn’t allow for exterior changes. However, Meridian Development’s design wouldn’t change the exterior.

“Anything in relation to the exterior of that church would require approval, would need to go through this committee, and

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Proposed downtown condo leaves Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee with mixed feelings – Saskatoon

Meridian Development’s proposed downtown condo is not in the clear yet.

The proposed building that would wrap around Knox United Church left the Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee (MHAC) with mixed feelings at a meeting Tuesday.

The committee reviewed an approval report recommending a bylaw designating Knox United Church as a municipal heritage property be amended.

This could potentially allow Meridian Development to continue with the project, which would include a parkade, bistro and office space.

Read more:
Former McNab Park residents, Saskatoon Heritage Society want area’s history recognized

According to the report, the bylaw currently in place doesn’t allow for exterior changes. However, Meridian Development’s design wouldn’t change the exterior.

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“Anything in relation to the exterior of that church would require approval, would need to go through this committee, and would need to go through the proper approval steps to make any changes or alterations,” City

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