Welcome to 44 Broadway, an exciting collaboration between the Catholic community, represented by the Archdiocese of Toronto and St. Monica’s Roman Catholic Church, and two of Toronto’s most respected names in development, KPMB Architects and Collecdev Inc.
Together, these community and industry leaders are working toward the redevelopment of the site with a proposal that will meet the immediate needs of the church and ensure its long-term sustainability, while also contributing to the growing demand for housing in one of the Toronto’s largest growth nodes.
We’ve created this site as a way to stay connected with the community, congregation, and consultants. Learn more about the project, its contemporary design and current status. Find out what other people have been asking in our FAQs. Review the documents from community meetings and applications. Join upcoming events and contact us any time. We’re interested in what you have to say and committed to working together to keep you connected and make this project the best it can be.
Collecdev is a renowned Toronto-based developer, committed to being at the forefront of innovation with relevant architecture, a meticulous attention to detail, and uncompromising standards of quality that serve to unite communities and elevate the universal experience of life. Collecdev communities are thriving neighbourhoods with thoughtful site plans, abundant green space, inspiring arts and culture, and sustainable building initiatives. Collaborating with award-winning architects and designers, the company takes pride in aligning community needs with innovative ideas to realize a collective vision that enhances neighbourhoods and puts good living within reach for all.
KPMB is an award-winning, internationally-recognized Canadian architectural practice. Leading the 40-44 Broadway team is Founding Partner, Marianne McKenna, an invested Officer of the Order of Canada "for her contributions designing structures that enrich the public realm” and recognized as one of the 50 Most Powerful People in Canada by Maclean’s magazine. McKenna and the team at KPMB have created notable structures including the renewal of Orchestra Hall for the Minnesota Orchestra and Toronto’s Royal Conservatory TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning, including the renowned Koerner Hall.
St. Monica’s Roman
St. Monica’s Roman Catholic Church has been a beacon of inclusion, and faith in the Yonge & Eglinton community for over a century. The Parish is home to approximately 800 families and a wide variety of community services including The Catholic Women’s League of Canada, Society of St. Vincent De Paul, Fifty Plus Club, St. Monica’s Young People Club, Refugee Committee, Boy Scouts, Girl Guides, and Youth Group. St. Monica’s also acts as "Mother Church" for midtown Toronto, helping to oversee several other neighbourhood places of worship.
Archdiocese of Toronto
Comprised of nearly 1.9 million Catholics, 225 parishes, and 4 missions, the Archdiocese of Toronto is the largest in Canada and one of the most ethnically diverse Catholic dioceses in the world. The Archdiocese celebrates Mass for 36 ethnic and linguistic communities every week, helping spread the word of God and community across the City of Toronto.