Mixed Use

705 Warden Avenue

Project Introduction

Currently a TTC parking lot, the site at 705 Warden Avenue offers an opportunity for a transit-oriented redevelopment. Concepts include residential uses and improvements to recreational fields belonging to the new community centre to the north. A new road network and an integration of retail will also help to support the needs of the local neighbourhood.

Details

Major Intersection: Warden Avenue and St. Clair Avenue East
Surrounding Uses: Residential development and community centre to the north; subway track and former landfill site to the east; Warden subway station to the south; and a residential development across Warden Avenue to the west.
Ward: 35 - Scarborough Southwest
Councillor: Michelle Holland
Site Area (acres): 7.1
Past Use: TTC commuter parking lot
Proposed Use: Residential and Retail
Official Plan - Land Use Designation: Mixed-Use Area
Planning and Staff Reports:

Project Objectives

  • Integrate affordable housing
  • Improve the recreational fields of the adjacent Warden Hilltop Community Centre
  • Improve the connection to the Warden subway station, adjacent to the site
  • Integrate an underutilized site into the existing neighbourhood