2 Tecumseth Street

Toronto’s place for constant rediscovery.

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Located in the heart of Toronto’s arts and entertainment corridor, 2 Tecumseth is an incredible urban regeneration project that attempts to embrace the complexities and contradictions that make neighbourhoods great.  

The site formerly housed a decommissioned abattoir, and is directly adjacent to the historic Wellington Destructor, a century-old garbage incinerator. Its topography is defined by the now-buried Garrison Creek.

Inspired by this rich context, the architecture and landscape design will embrace Toronto’s ecological, urban and industrial histories while adding a contemporary layer that will give the site new meaning and purpose. The project will transform the former abattoir complex into a sustainable and vibrant new community and destination in Toronto’s downtown west. 

Its vision and design were informed by the findings of a comprehensive multi-year community engagement process and an unwavering commitment to drive social and environmental impact through mixed-use real estate development. 

We plan to mix and optimize uses to create a wonderfully real place where people from many walks of life can live, work and play – together. The lively and iconic destination will be a place where residents and visitors of all ages can co-create a new kind of urban experience. 

Our impact objectives are focused on: prioritizing nature and environmental sustainability and nurturing a diverse and inclusive community. 

Location: South Niagara, Toronto, Canada 
Status: Development 
Phase 1 Partner: Woodbourne Capital
Executive Architect: Adamson Associates 
Design Architect: Giannone Petricone Associates
Heritage Architect: ERA 
Landscape Architect: Public Work 
Interior Design: Mason Studio & Figure3
District Energy System: Enwave
Retail Consultant: Beauleigh

  • Six buildings, including three towers (31-, 39-, and 11-storeys), one mid-rise (7-storeys) and two existing repurposed commercial buildings on Niagara Street
  • Approximately 1,000,000 square feet of mixed-use development including condominiums, rental apartments, affordable housing, office, retail and community spaces.
  • 1200 new homes, with a mix of unit types from 1-bedroom to 3-bedrooms, with the first phase being entirely purpose-built rental.
  • 28 affordable homes (at 80% Average Market Rate) within the 3 residential buildings
  • Nearly 3.5 acres of public realm improvements and new parks
  • A multi-use trail along the site’s southern boundary connected to the Tecumseth/Palmerston bike-lane and future West Toronto Rail Path extension
  • Approximately 1200 bike parking spaces and facilities  

  • Demolition of the 2 Tecumseth and 125 Niagara sites are now complete.

Check back here for more updates and information about construction activity, or better yet, join our mailing list by emailing: info@2tecumseth.ca

For urgent safety/on-site concerns, please contact (416) 510-8181 ext. 777.

For other development related questions, please contact info@2tecumseth.ca and a member of our team will get in touch. 

You can learn more about our plans through the City of Toronto’s Development Applications Portal (search by address: 2 Tecumseth Street) or by visiting our microsite theyardsto.ca.

Have a question, great partnership idea or just want to stay informed? Get in touch with us any time, we look forward to connecting: info@2tecumseth.ca.