A new park is coming to the Lower Davenport neighbourhood! Macpherson Avenue Park will be one of the first new parks in the Green Line. Find out more about the Green Line Implementation Plan.

Project Timeline

  • Fall 2020 to Spring 2021: Community engagement and conceptual design development
  • Spring 2021 to Winter 2022: Detailed design and Hydro One approvals
  • Spring 2022: Anticipated construction phase

The timeline is subject to change.

Macpherson Avenue Park will transform a segment of the hydro corridor running parallel to Macpherson Avenue between Davenport Road and the transformer station to the west. This park will become the eastern gateway to the Green Line.

Macpherson Avenue Park builds on the conceptual master plan design guidelines established through community consultation for the Green Line Implementation Master Plan.

Phase 2: Preferred Concept Design

February and March 2021

The City held the second phase of consultations on the preferred park concept designs for the new park. Feedback was collected from a virtual public meeting, online questionnaire, input from a Community Resource Group and Indigenous Engagement. The detailed design of the park considers the important feedback from the community, along with internal stakeholders, project budget and the review and approvals by Hydro One before moving forward with construction.

Download the What We Heard (Phase 2) report.

February 25, 2021

Virtual Public Meeting

A virtual public meeting took place to present the final park design concept for the new park, which was informed by stakeholder and community feedback on the early concept plan options presented in November 2020. At this meeting, staff provided a project update and invited members of the community to share their perspectives and priorities through a virtual question and answer session.

Download the meeting presentation.

Phase 1: Early Concept Designs

November and December 2020

The City conducted consultations on early Concept Designs for the new park at Macpherson Avenue and Davenport Road, to help inform the development of a Preferred Concept. Feedback was collected during a virtual public meeting, an online questionnaire, input from a Community Resource Group and Indigenous Engagement.

Download the What We Heard (Phase 1) report.

November 17, 2020

Virtual Public Meeting

A virtual public meeting was hosted by City staff to present and discuss early Concept Designs for the new park. Participants were able to get a look at the Concept Designs, hear from the design consultants, and ask questions to the project team.

Download the November 17, 2020, Virtual Public Meeting presentation.

Online Survey

Take an online survey to give final feedback on the final park design concept. The survey will run from February 25 to March 14, 2021.

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