Cherry Station

Intersection: Cherry St. and Mill St.
Construction Stage: One
2014 Density (est.): 232
Nearby Landmarks: The Distillery District, Pan Am Village/West Don Lands
TTC Connections: 72A Pape, Cherry St. LRT

Cherry provides a local stop for the Distillery District, Corktown, and the West Don Lands which are currently under construction and scheduled to become the Athletes Village for the Pan Am Games in 2015, as well as connecting the future East Bayfront and Port Lands neighbourhoods with the Cherry St. LRT.

The Distillery District is one of Toronto's most popular neighbourhoods, housing an eclectic mix of boutiques, restaurants, galleries, and studio spaces, as well as the Mill St. brewery and new residential development all in a historic former distillery, converted into a pedestrian-only environment. Although the area around the station beyond the Distillery District currently looks rather barren, the empty land to the east of Cherry Street will soon become the West Don Lands neighbourhood, which will hold 11,000 new residents when completed, along with several offices and retail opportunities. It is therefore important to consider the future plans for the area, as by the time the Downtown Relief Line is constructed, this neighbourhood will be largely complete.

Development potential is immense, with plenty of open land in the West Don Lands and the East Bayfront which is designed to hold medium to high density buildings. Development is also expected to be transit-oriented, as it is being designed from scratch rather than having to fit new buildings into existing neighbourhoods.

Cherry provides service to a number of neighbourhoods both new and old, and should be well used after these new neighbourhoods are built up.

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© 2010 Phil Orr & Andrew Perry