North St. Lawrence Market Redevelopment

The St. Lawrence Market Complex, which includes St. Lawrence Hall and the North and South Market buildings, has served as a City landmark for more than 200 years and remains one of the most valuable historical sites in Toronto.

The North Market building was underutilized and did not maximize the full potential of the St. Lawrence Market Complex.

The redevelopment of the North Market building will improve the utility of the St. Lawrence Market Complex for vendors, visitors and shoppers, while contributing to the economic development of the area.

What's new?

Project status

(November 16, 2016) - Demolition of the old market is complete and the archeological assessment has begun.  

   

Check out the image gallery for more photos of the demolition of the old North Market building.

Background

2010 Design Competition

On November 12, 2009 the City launched the design competition to redevelop the North Market and on June 7, 2010 announced the winning design.

Redevelopment Strategy Background

More information about the the redevelopment strategy to replace the existing St. Lawrence Market North Building with a winning design.

Staff Report for the Temporary North Market

Application for a temporary use by-law to permit the temporary relocation of the North St. Lawrence Market’s weekend markets to 125 The Esplanade while the North Market building is being redeveloped.

Benefits of the North Market Redevelopment

The redevelopment initiative will improve the utility of the Market Complex for vendors, visitors and shoppers, while contributing the economic development of the area. The Market Complex has served as a City landmark for more than 200 years and remains one of the most valuable historical sites in Toronto.