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958 Broadview

Proposed Development:
Revera Retirement Residence at 958 Broadview Avenue, Toronto.

Learn more
Learn more here about what is being proposed, the need for seniors’ retirement living options, project updates, and how we plan to work with the community.
Community
Revera is working closely with the Toronto Estonian House and welcomes the feedback of the surrounding community through the development
Seniors Population Growth
This area of Toronto will see a 23% growth in the seniors population, ages 65+, by 2026
Heritage
As part of its proposal, Revera plans to reveal and revitalize the historic Chester School House on site
Revera Inc.
As a leading owner, operator and investor in seniors’ housing, Revera is a neighbour for the long term

Proposal

The proposed development at 958 Broadview Ave plans to feature a stepped building, which will be 4-storeys in height next to the low-rise neighbourhood. The building will be stepped up to 6-storeys, and then to 18-storeys, next to the existing 23-storey tower to the north. It will feature 214 Independent Living and Assisted Living suites and an underground parking garage.

The proposed, purpose-built, state-of-the-art residence will offer seniors who wish to live in this neighbourhood with a range of lifestyle and care choices aimed at helping them live life, their way. To be designed with environmental sustainability in mind, the new residence will also respect and enhance the local green space. As part of the proposal, Revera plans to reveal the historic school house that is now hidden by newer structures. 

Please note that the designs that have been proposed may change as the process moves forward. 

Did you know?

In the next 10 years this area will see a growth of:

19% of seniors 65-69
37% of seniors 70-74
35% of seniors 75-79
12% of seniors 85+
23% of all seniors

42% of seniors aged 85+ live alone
35% of seniors aged 65-84 live alone
58% of housing structures in the area are buildings greater than 5 storeys

Frequently Asked Questions

What are you planning for the site?

The proposed development at 958 Broadview Ave plans to feature a stepped building, which will be 4-storeys in height next to the low-rise neighbourhood. The building will be stepped up to 6-storeys, and then to 18-storeys, next to the existing 23-storey tower to the north. It will feature 214 Independent Living and Assisted Living suites. The proposal will bring back green space located along the ravine’s edge and reveal the historic school house that is now hidden behind newer structures.  This proposed residence will allow Broadview North seniors the opportunity to continue to age in place in their own neighbourhood.

What is the future plan for the Toronto Estonian House?

Revera is pleased to be working with the Toronto Estonian House for this development process as they work towards their vision of a new Estonian Centre to be located in another area of Toronto.

What addresses make up the entire site?

The development is proposed for 954-958 Broadview Avenue and 72 Chester Hill Road.

What is the timing for this project?

Revera submitted its development application in March, 2019, and we anticipate that City Staff will make their decision in approximately 12+ months. It is important to remember that this timeline can fluctuate depending on a number of factors.

How many new jobs will be created from this development?

We expect that once complete, this retirement residence will add more than 50 new jobs to the Broadview North community.

Why seniors living? Why the Broadview North neighbourhood?

Canada is expected to see a dramatic increase in the number of seniors in the next decade, including in this area. The number of current seniors retirement living options do not meet the future demand. In this market area specifically, there is an expected 23% increase in seniors aged 65+ by 2026.

How can I participate in the process?

There will be a number of opportunities for the community to provide feedback and ask questions. Check back to this website to stay up to date on the next public engagement opportunity. We also encourage you to send your questions and feedback through our Contact Us form below.

What about traffic and parking?

This is a proposed residence for seniors, some of whom do not drive; the neighbourhood is very walkable, and is also convenient to public transportation for residents, staff and visitors. As part of the planning process, Revera undertook a Traffic Impact Assessment (you can access the full report above) in accordance with City of Toronto guidelines, which found this development is not expected to impact traffic on the surrounding road network. The planned underground parking garage provides 64 spaces as required by the Zoning Bylaw, and we expect it will meet the needs of those who drive to the residence.