Fairview Mall - Wikipedia

Fairview Mall – Wikipedia

Fairview Mall (corporately designated CF Fairview Mall)[1] is a big buying centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada of about 80,000 m2 (860,000 sq ft). Opened in 1970, the centre has over 180 shops, workplaces and a cinema advanced. It’s situated a number of kilometres north-east of downtown, on the northeast nook of Don Mills Highway and Sheppard Avenue East within the former borough of North York.


The mall is on two ranges east to west with a vacant area (previously Sears) on the west finish and the Hudson’s Bay on the east finish. Its 170 shops embody quite a few outfitters, speciality outlets and kiosks.[2] The mall additionally has a multiplex cinema, a meals courtroom and some eating places.[2] The buying centre additionally offers a private type program that gives shoppers particular person picture consultations, private buying classes, and different personalized providers for a price.[3]

Close by, the Toronto Public Library’s Fairview Public Library department is situated to the north of the mall. A neighborhood well being centre is situated subsequent to the mall alongside Don Mills Highway. It features a pharmacy, varied medical doctors workplaces and dentist workplaces, and eye examination clinics.

Fairview Mall is situated close to the intersections of two main highways: Highways 401 and 404. The mall is surrounded on all sides by car parking zone and parking garages. Parking is free. The buying centre can be served by a Toronto Transit Fee subway line and a York Area bus speedy transit line.

The mall is collectively owned by Cadillac Fairview (50%) and Ivanhoé Cambridge (50%),[4] two of Canada’s largest actual property property managers and builders. Cadillac Fairview Company additionally owns and operates Fairview Park Mall in Kitchener, Ontario, and co-owns Fairview Pointe-Claire (Centre Fairview Centre) with Ivanhoé Cambridge, in Pointe-Claire, Quebec.

Historical past[edit]

Sears Canada took over the retail area previously occupied by Simpsons in 1991. Sears continued to function within the mall till 2017.

Fairview Mall opened in 1970 with The Bay and Simpsons as its division retailer anchors, and on the time was the fourth absolutely enclosed, in addition to the primary multi-level, buying centre in Metropolitan Toronto. In 1991, the Hudson’s Bay Firm bought its Simpsons retailer at Fairview Mall to Sears Canada.

From 1987 to 1989, the Cadillac Fairview Company and former co-owner Markborough Properties Ltd spent CAD$90M to supply Fairview Mall’s first main growth. Renovations at the moment included a glass-tiered ceiling, just like Toronto’s Eaton Centre, which opened a lot of its inside to pure lighting.[5]

Within the late 1990s, a significant portion of the buying centre’s car parking zone was redeveloped into a big bus terminal as a part of the Toronto Transit Fee’s (TTC’s) Don Mills subway station (the japanese terminus of Toronto’s new Sheppard subway line), which opened in 2002, and likewise because the southern terminus of York Area Transit’s Viva Inexperienced bus speedy transit line.

In late 2008, Fairview Mall accomplished a CAD$90 million (beforehand deliberate as $84 million) three-phase full renovation and redevelopment undertaking which had been began in July 2006. The redevelopment phases included an expanded Buyers Drug Mart and a big format Liquor Management Board of Ontario (LCBO) retailer. The meals courtroom was moved to the decrease degree beneath a 60-foot (18 m) excessive skylight close to The Bay. All entrances to the mall have been up to date to include hands-free expertise and the frequent areas contained in the centre have been reworked with higher open areas and wooden finishes. Elevators serving the third flooring workplaces have been added for the primary time, situated close to entrance #4.

The meals courtroom of the mall after its renovations in 2009.

In 2009, retailers Bathtub & Physique Works, Eternally 21, Sephora, Hollister Co., and Zara opened inside the mall. The facade alongside Sheppard Avenue acquired an entire facelift by the tip of 2009. Throughout that point, work on Fairview Mall’s new “eating expertise” space was undertaken.[6] The Rainbow Cinema had initially been an older type Cineplex theatre.

The Sears retailer closed in late 2017 as a part of the liquidation of Sears Canadian operations.[7] In 2019, Cadillac Fairview introduced the growth of the mall which incorporates including a row of eating places, a Sears field redevelopment, a renovation of the prevailing mall, and a brand new pedestrian entry to the TTC. It’s anticipated to be accomplished in 2023.[8]


On 13 December 2006, three handguns, a machine gun, ammunition and medicines have been present in a locker meant for customers to retailer their belongings as they shopped.[9]

On 25 June 2008, an 18-year-old was stabbed and critically injured exterior of a shoe retailer inside the mall.[10]

On 12 January 2009, a serial purse snatcher drove barely into a lady, putting her leg. As the girl was testing her harm, a person within the automotive grabbed her carry-all. The sufferer tried to carry onto her purse as he drove away, dragging her for a brief distance earlier than she let go.[11]

On 13 September 2010, a plainclothes mall safety guard, Owen Baker, tried to arrest a person for allegedly stealing a pattern bottle of cologne, leading to a foot-chase during which the safety guard was shot at.[12] Baker initially mentioned he was wanting down the barrel of the gun as a result of it was pointed immediately at his head, and that he dove into a jewelry retailer to dodge the bullet. Safety digicam footage contradicted his statements, and Baker later revised his story to say he did not know which path the gun was pointed and that he dropped to his knees versus diving right into a retailer.[12] As soon as Baker regained his composure he bought again up and continued chasing the suspect for the pattern bottle of cologne.[13] Toronto Police initially named Christopher Alexander and Shaun Mobeen as suspects.[14] Mobeen turned himself in however was launched after police cleared him of being the person within the video footage.[15]

On 21 January 2014, an armoured truck transporting from the mall was robbed by two gunmen, resulting in an trade of gunfire. Nobody was injured, and the robbers made off with a bag of cash containing $100,000.[16]

On 13 November 2016, a automotive crashed into the mall, demolishing a part of a wall. The motive force was trapped within the particles, later being freed by emergency employees.[17]

On 12 March 2017, a young person was critically wounded in a stabbing close to the movie show.[18]

See additionally[edit]


  1. ^ “Cadillac Fairview to rename Eaton Centre, different Canadian buying centres”. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
  2. ^ a b “CF Fairview Mall | Mall Shops”. Retrieved Might 2, 2017.
  3. ^ The New York Occasions Journey Information, New York Occasions on-line, retrieved April 14, 2009;
  4. ^ Ivanhoé Cambridge company web site
  5. ^ Brennan, Pat, (1986) Fairview Mall to get main growth, Toronto Star, August 27, 1986, pg.E3 (subscription);
  6. ^ Shops: Closed or Briefly Relocated Shops Archived February 27, 2009, on the Wayback Machine, Fairview Mall web site, retrieved June 29, 2008;
  7. ^ http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2017/10/10/sears-canada-to-ask-court-to-shut-all-remaining-stores_a_23238899/
  8. ^ https://www.cfshops.com/fairview-mall/news-events/information/cadillac-fairview-and-td-greystone-announce-bold-vision-for-cf-f.html
  9. ^ “Weapons And Ammo Discovered In Fairview Mall Locker”. Retrieved June 8, 2020.
  10. ^ “Teen Stabbed Outdoors Fairview Mall Retailer”. June 25, 2008. Retrieved June 8, 2020.
  11. ^ “Police Warning: Serial Purse Snatcher Employs Uncommon Technique”. January 28, 2000. Retrieved June 8, 2020.
  12. ^ a b Consiglio, Alex (October 1, 2012). “Mall guard who claims suspected thief tried to kill him adjustments elements of story”. Retrieved June 8, 2020.
  13. ^ Consiglio, Alex (September 28, 2012). “Suspected shoplifter fired at Fairview Mall safety guard, courtroom instructed”. Retrieved June 8, 2020.
  14. ^ “Police title two suspects in Fairview Mall capturing”. September 14, 2010. Retrieved June 8, 2020.
  15. ^ “Fairview Mall capturing suspect launched”. September 15, 2010. Retrieved June 8, 2020.
  16. ^ “$10Ok reward supplied in armoured truck theft at Fairview Mall”. Might 14, 2014. Retrieved June 8, 2020.
  17. ^ “Man in hospital after automotive smashes via wall at Fairview Mall”. November 13, 2016. Retrieved June 8, 2020.
  18. ^ Abdigir, Ebyan (March 12, 2017). “Teen critically injured in stabbing at Fairview Mall”. Retrieved June 8, 2020.

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