Mixed Use

Bloor Street West and Islington Avenue

Project Introduction

This triangular property is part of the Etobicoke “City Centre” in the west end and offers a unique opportunity for redevelopment. It currently houses the TTC and MiWay Bus Terminal along with the Islington subway station.

Build Toronto (now part of CreateTO)’s early concepts integrate design and construction of a new bus terminal and ways to reintegrate the site into the surrounding neighbourhood.

Details

Major Intersection: Bloor Street West and Islington Avenue (3326 Bloor St. W. & Part 1226 Islington Ave.)
Surrounding Uses: Canadian Pacific Railway, Hydro One corridor and high-density residential to the north; high-density residential, commercial office buildings, retail and restaurants to the east; a residential and retail establishment to the south; and high-density residential to the west.
Ward: 5 - Etobicoke-Lakeshore
Councillor: Justin Di Ciano
Site Area (acres): 4.9
Past Use: TTC commuter parking lot, subway station, bus terminal and residential development sales centre
Proposed Use: Mixed-use with primarily a residential component
Official Plan - Land Use Designation: Mixed-Use Area
Planning and Staff Reports:

Project Objectives

  • Provide for a transit-oriented development
  • Focus on quality urban design
  • Integrate a mix of uses
  • Repurpose an underutilized site
  • Maximizing pedestrian access to the subway

Project Lead

Salima Rawji
Salima Rawji
Vice President, Development
srawji@createto.ca