The Hangar District

Toronto's Next Destination For Work, Life and Play.

A New Global Hub For Innovation

Building on Downsview’s legacy of innovation and excellence, this 102-acre mixed-use ​district will host thousands of future-focused jobs, anchored by a new state-of-the-art film studio campus.

A low-carbon design, robust mobility network and acres of green space offer an attractive environment to live and work connecting residents and visitors to transit, highways, and one of Canada’s largest urban parks in minutes. 

Complete with more than 2,850 new housing units, a host of amenities, and vibrant streets animated by arts and culture, The Hangar District is North America’s next destination for healthy work, life, and play.

The Hangar District

North of Wilson Ave., east of the GO Rail corridor.

102-acres (incl. film studio)



District At A Glance

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1.2 FSI

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2,850 units

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Open Space
2.7 ha (6.8 ac)

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Non-residential GFA
2.9 million sq. ft.

A Thriving New Employment District

7550+ new jobs with a focus on industries of the future, including tech, life sciences, and creative industries.

A Hub for Innovation

900,000 sq ft. of adapted hangar space and 565,000 sq ft. of new commercial and office space.

New Homes

2850 new housing units of a spectrum of affordability, thoughtfully integrated and supported by a host of amenities, community facilities and programming.


A new park bridge will directly connect pedestrians and cyclists to neighbouring Downsview Park – one of Canada’s largest urban parks.


A robust mobility network including new roads, paths, dedicated cycle lanes and shuttle service will get residents and visitors where they are going sooner and easier.

Sustainable Design

A low-carbon design, featuring leading blue-green infrastructure and stormwater management. Adaptive re-use of existing structures, and abundant green space that work together with other district elements to respect existing eco-systems and to create a healthy environment.

Parks and Open Space

6.8 acres of new parks and open space, plus adjacent Downsview Park, will create a green oasis brought to life by public art, programming and meaningful place-keeping.

A Place to Gather

Acres of open space provide the landscape to foster meaningful connections with people, pets, and nature.

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