A new park is coming to 60 Howard St.! The new park will provide much-needed green space to the St. James Town neighbourhood.
The name of this park has not been decided. The name will be determined at a later date. The City of Toronto is currently reviewing its Property Naming Policy. Until this review is completed, only park naming or renaming requests received before October 1, 2020, will be processed at this time.
The timeline is subject to change.
As part of a new condominium development at 575-565 Bloor St. E., a new 1,305 square metres municipal park will be constructed. The park will be located at the northeast corner of Howard Street and Edgedale Road. The City is working with the developer on the design of the new park and the developer will be leading the construction. The park will include the following features:
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The concept plan for the new park is finalized and incorporates feedback from the local community.
The community was invited to an open house to review the final park concept plan, survey results, and share their thoughts on the park name.
The two design concepts for the new park were presented in an online survey from September 17 to October 8, 2018. Participants were asked to select their preferred design concept and share their thoughts on the proposed park features and amenities.
Flyers were handed out to the residents of Ontario Street and Wellesley Street. The online survey was promoted and City staff were available to answer questions about the new park.
The community was invited to a public meeting to review the two design concepts for the new park.