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Toronto’s next destination for work, life and play.

The Hangar District

Introducing a New Toronto Destination

Building on Downsview’s legacy of innovation and excellence and anchored by a new state-of-the-art film studio campus, this 100+ acre mixed-use district will feature innovation-focused jobs, unique amenities, and arts & culture, with sustainability and green space at its core.

A Hub for Arts & Culture

What’s Here Now

The Hangar District, part of the Downsview Airport Lands, is at the planning and approvals stage. Northcrest has begun hosting a series of early activations, events and attractions. 

What’s To Come

These early efforts to bring arts, culture and fun to the site will feature a mix of larger-scale ticketed events and community-focused free or low-cost offerings. See What’s On next.

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A Thriving Employment District

7500+ new jobs with a focus on industries of the future, including tech, life sciences, and creative industries.

New Homes

More than 2,800 new housing units,  with a range of affordable options, thoughtfully integrated and supported by a host of amenities, community facilities and programming.

A Hub for Innovation

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


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.


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

Parks And Open Space

6+ acres of parkland, plus the adjacent Downsview Park, create a green oasis in the city, brought to life by arts and culture and meaningful Indigenous place-keeping throughout the district.

A Place To Gather

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

Sustainable Design

A low-carbon design, featuring blue-green infrastructure, leading-edge stormwater management, adaptive re-use of existing structures, abundant green space and respects for existing eco-systems, all work together to form a healthy live-work environment.

The Place You Want to Be

An Exciting Mixed-use Community

Pedestrian-centered and highly walkable, the Hangar District will offer a number of new amenities, including a new bridge connection to Downsview Park, local shuttle service and acres of new public spaces that will transition thoughtfully into existing neighbourhoods.

By the numbers

1.5 M SF

Total square footage of retrofitted Hangar space combined with new Commercial and Office spaces.

2.9 M SF

Non-residential gross floor area dedicated to employment uses.

2.2 M SF

Residential gross floor area dedicated to creating vibrant, complete communities.


Number of new homes that will be built in this upcoming district that spans the affordability scale.


New parks and open spaces, including direct access to one of Toronto’s largest urban parks.


Adjacent to 3 subway stops and one regional rail station.

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