Splendid China Mall

Splendid China Mall (Traditional Chinese: 錦繡中華; Simplified Chinese: 锦绣中华) (formerly known as Splendid China Tower) is a 90,000-square-foot (8,400 m2) Chinese-themed ethnic shopping centre located at the southeast corner of Redlea Avenue and Steeles Avenue in the Scarborough district of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is on the Scarborough side of Steeles Avenue (the other side is in Markham, Ontario).[1] It is located adjacent to Milliken GO Station and across from the Pacific Mall along with the now closed Market Village. The structure was formerly occupied by Canadian Tire.[2]

Splendid China Mall
Splendid China Tower.JPG
Entrance to Splendid China Mall; the entrance sign shows its former name
Coordinates43°49′26″N 79°18′10″W / 43.824°N 79.3028°W / 43.824; -79.3028Coordinates: 43°49′26″N 79°18′10″W / 43.824°N 79.3028°W / 43.824; -79.3028
Address4675 Steeles Avenue East
Toronto, Ontario
M1V 4S5
Opening dateFebruary 17, 2007
DeveloperSplendid China Development Inc.
No. of stores and services150
No. of floors2
Websitesplendidchinamall.ca
Splendid China Mall
Traditional Chinese錦繡中華
Simplified Chinese锦绣中华

Chinese language signsEdit

Scarborough's local sign bylaws limit the size a business may post signs in one singular language. The signs the centre has (in Chinese characters) taken up the permitted total wall acreage, so permission had to be sought to add an English sign.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wong, Tony (November 17, 2007). "Going to the wall for the Asian mega-mall". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2009-02-08.
  2. ^ https://www.thestar.com/business/2007/11/17/going_to_the_wall_for_the_asian_megamall.html
  3. ^ Spears, John (2007-02-14). "Talking the walk in Scarborough". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2009-02-10.

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