Committee Backs Search for Possible New Casa Loma Operator
City council's Executive Committee wants to put out a call for someone to potentially become the new operator of Toronto landmark Casa Loma.
The committee approved a recommendation to put out an RFP (request for proposals) to gauge interest in someone taking over operations of the iconic mansion and grounds on a multi-year lease.
Council will have the final say on the issue, and the executive committee only backed looking for interested parties, and hasn't committed to a new operator.
Any proposals would have to maintain public access, respect the heritage of the landmark, as well as invest in renewal and maintenance.
The city has been looking after the operations of Casa Loma since last year, taking over from the Kiwanis Club, which looked after the mansion for 75 years.