The ground floor of Phoenix Place contains a
sanctuary, home to the Parkdale United Church and a number of other
When Phoenix Place was built in 1976, the
United Church congregation continued its mission, but lost much of its
landmark presence in the community when the old sandstone cathedral was
The redevelopment will provide some welcome
changes and opportunities for the Parkdale United Church:
- Relocating the church entrance from the
side of 171 Dunn Avenue to the north-west corner of the building (where
the Enter sign shows on the sketch).
- Designing the entrance to provide some
historical references to the old church.
- Enlarging a social gathering or
fellowhsip space for members of the several congregations that use the