[SOLD] 2 Bicknell Avenue
Situated north of Rogers Road, between Bicknell Avenue to the east and Forbes Avenue to the west, the site consists of a former TTC bus loop that now sits vacant. The neighbourhood is home to many industrial and commercial businesses, but is starting to see a wave of residential uses take hold.
Build Toronto’s vision is to intensify the underutilized parcel of land, with a proposal that includes 63 residential units in stacked townhouse and low-rise apartment forms. Build Toronto will also be introducing an affordable housing program that will provide up to 32 affordable home ownership units.
The property has been sold to a joint venture including a non-profit developer and the project is not under construction.
DetailsMajor Intersection: Keele Street and Rogers Road
Surrounding Uses: Commercial and light industrial uses to the north; residential to the east; commercial uses to the south; and residential to the west.
Ward: 12 - York South-Weston
Councillor: Frank Di Giorgio
Site Area (acres): 1.2
Past Use: Vacant
Proposed Use: Residential with potential for commercial
Official Plan - Land Use Designation: Mixed Use and Neighbourhood
Planning and Staff Reports:
- Re-purpose an underutilized site
- Reintegrate site into a well-established residential neighbourhood
- Enhance the streetscape and urban design
- Provide for a high-quality look and feel
- Create affordable ownership opportunities
Affordable Housing and Available Transit at 2 Bicknell Avenue
Build Toronto is working to launch its affordable housing program within the Bicknell project. On this site, the program will be geared to assist qualified first-time home buyers by providing down payment… Read more
Community Meeting at 2 Bicknell Avenue
On June 16, 2014, Build Toronto met with the community, Councillor Di Giorgio and the local planner on file to present its proposed development plans. The neighbourhood context was discussed, as well… Read more