Marie Curtis Park is located in the extreme southwest corner of Toronto, on the Mississauga border, at the mouth of the Etobicoke Creek. The park was created in the 1950s following Hurricane Hazel. The hurricane destroyed the houses at the mouth of the creek, and moved the creek mouth east. The municipal boundary follows the original location of the creek.
The park is overdue for a redesign. This was supposed to happen as part of the Arsenal Lands plan, which included the lands immediately to the west in Mississauga. That plan is stalled, so the City of Toronto and the TRCA are proceeding with plans to redesign the Toronto portion of the park.
The first concept plan was presented at a public open house in June 2010. Staff took the comments from that open house back and reworked the plan. This revised master plan was presented to the public on November 9, 2010 at the Assembly Hall: