Lawrence Square Shopping Centre
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|Location||700 Lawrence Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Developer||RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust|
|Management||Julie M. Rinaldi|
|Owner||RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust|
|No. of stores and services||80|
|No. of anchor tenants||2|
|Total retail floor area||679,575 square feet|
|No. of floors||2 (Canadian Tire on 2 floors)|
The Lawrence Square Shopping Centre, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is one of the city's twenty largest malls. It is located on Lawrence Avenue West, west of Allen Road, in the neighbourhood of Lawrence Heights, which is in Yorkdale-Glen Park, and is accessible from the Toronto Transit Commission's Lawrence West station. The anchor stores are Canadian Tire and Fortinos. Target will occupy Zellers' former location.
Before the site was developed in 1950s, it was farmland in what was the Township of North York.
As part of the 20-year plan to redevelop Lawrence Heights that began in 2007 by local city councillor Howard Moscoe, Lawrence Square would be demolished to make way for a northward extension of Marlee Avenue and for public housing. The future of the mall is now unknown as the timeline for re-development is uncertain.
- Vincent, Donovan (May 11, 2007). "Massive Lawrence Heights overhaul planned". Toronto Star. Retrieved May 7, 2010.
- 'Massive' plan to revamp troubled Lawrence Heights
- Plan to re-create Lawrence Heights unveiled