805 Don Mills Road

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Mixed Use
MixedUse

805 Don Mills Road


Site Introduction

Currently a surface parking lot, this site sits on the corner of a very busy intersection at Don Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue East. Deemed underutilized by the City of Toronto, the opportunity on this site lies in bringing this intersection to a pedestrian scale and improving the public realm and streetscape. Safety for this well-travelled intersection is a top priority, as families and children frequent the Ontario Science Centre across the street. Build Toronto is envisioning a residential development with retail at grade and a future underground connection directly into the planned Eglinton Crosstown LRT Station.

Details

Major Intersection: Don Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue East
Surrounding Uses: Celestica employment complex and retail areas to the north; low-density residential to the east; a high-density residential and employment area to the south; and the Ontario Science Centre and natural parklands to the west.
Ward: 26 - Don Valley West
Councillor: Jon Burnside
Site Area (acres): 3.1
Current Use: Parking lot
Proposed Use: Residential with a retail component
Official Plan - Land Use Designation: Mixed-Use Area

Development Objectives

  • Improve connectivity and safety for a busy intersection
  • Improve public realm and pedestrian connectivity
  • Create new connection and intensity around the existing and planned transit in the area
  • Northeast aerial view of the site. (2011)

  • Northeast aerial view of the site. (2011)

Development Lead

Bayne Anderson Bayne Anderson
Director, Development
banderson@buildtoronto.ca