411 Victoria Park Avenue

Mixed Use

411 Victoria Park Avenue

Site Introduction

Many different organizations and companies own property in what is locally known as the Quarry Lands. The 19.7-acre parcel of land that BUILD TORONO is developing dates back to the 1930’s. Our proposal includes a mixed-use development comprising low-rise residential (50%), high-quality retail (25%) and community park space (25%).

A development application has been submitted to the City of Toronto and is currently under review.


Major Intersection: Victoria Park Avenue and Gerrard Street East
Surrounding Uses: Metrolinx Railway and low-density residential to the north; a parcel of vacant land, an established low-density residential neighbourhood, to the east; and retail plazas, established low-density residential neighbourhoods, to the south and west.
Ward: 36 - Scarborough Southwest
Councillor: Gary Crawford
Site Area (acres): 19.7
Current Use: Part vacant, part Runnymede lands. Past uses include a quarry and a landfill.
Proposed Use: Mixed-Use including residential, retail and park space
Official Plan - Land Use Designation: Mixed Use Area and Parks
Planning and Staff Reports:

Development Objectives

  • Be compatible with the adjacent uses
  • Have a high-quality look and feel
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Minimize the visibility of parking
  • Replace and enhance green spaces
  • Address market needs and profitability
  • Concept plan rendering looking west from Gerrard Street. (2013)

  • Concept plan rendering with a view of the proposed Musgrave Street extension looking east. (2013)

  • Concept plan rendering from the northeast corner of site looking west. (2013)

  • Concept plan rendering with a view of the proposed new street looking northwest. (2013)

  • Concept plan rendering with a view of the proposed park. (2013)

  • Northeast aerial view of the site. (2010)

  • Northeast aerial view of the site. (2010)

  • Mixed-use concept plan comprising of 50% residential, 25% retail and 25% park space. (2013)

Development Lead

Bayne Anderson Bayne Anderson
Director, Development

Salima Rawji Salima Rawji
Vice President, Development