A new park is coming to 150 Harrison St.! The park is part of a new Modular Housing Initiative to connect people experiencing homelessness with homes and appropriate supports to help them achieve housing stability.
The timeline is subject to change.
The landscape construction contract was awarded and the next phase of work is scheduled to start in the spring. The new park is anticipated to open to the public in summer 2022.
Parkland Site Remediation excavation operations are scheduled to begin and are anticipated to end in August 2021.
Based on community and stakeholder feedback, a final concept plan has been developed for this new park.
The final concept plan will include:
Download the final concept plan.
A virtual public meeting was hosted by City staff to present the final concept plan for the park that had been developed using feedback from November 2020. A high-level overview of the project work plan was discussed, including the Risk Remediation Measures for the new park, and feedback was gathered through a virtual question and answer session. 15 community members attended, as well as the local Councillor.
Download the meeting presentation.
The City conducted a survey to gather feedback from the community on the conceptual park design and priorities for the new park’s amenities. The results from the survey will inform a preferred conceptual design and the next steps of the park design.
The survey was available to complete from November 5 to November 20, 2020.
Download the survey feedback summary.
A meeting took place to present the conceptual park design and gather feedback from the community. The Deputy Mayor was in attendance. Download the:
A new park is being designed for the site at 150 Harrison St., located at the corner of Dovercourt Road and Harrison Street. The park is part of a Modular Housing Initiative to build small-scale infill housing to connect people experiencing homelessness with homes and appropriate supports to help them achieve housing stability. The City is leading the modular housing component of the project, as well as the park design and construction.
The proposed park is in the initial design phase which will be developed through consultation with the community. The proposed plan for the new park may include the following:
The site will require environmental remediation to remove any contaminated soil related to prior land use. This will occur prior to the construction of the park.
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