Investments in Toronto’s waterfront revitalization by the governments of Canada and Ontario and the City of Toronto to date have produced $3.2 billion in output for the Canadian economy and 16,200 full-time years of employment, according to a third-party study released today by Waterfront Toronto.
Join Waterfront Toronto on Saturday, May 4, to celebrate Jane’s Walk along Toronto’s main waterfront street. Inspired by urban thinker Jane Jacobs, Jane’s Walk is a series of walking tours designed to help people better understand the cities they live in. Last year, walks were held in 85 cities around the world.
Waterfront Toronto, together with our government partners, officially broke ground today on a major revitalization project that is transforming Toronto’s main waterfront street into a world-class boulevard.
On November 5, traffic on Queens Quay will change to one-way westbound-only between Bay Street and Lower Spadina Avenue to enable revitalization of the street.
In a dual celebration, Waterfront Toronto, Harbourfront Centre and our government partners, officially opened the York Quay underground parking facility and broke ground on a new landscape that is converting an asphalt parking lot into dynamic new public space.
The transformation of Queens Quay, Toronto’s main waterfront street, into a world-class boulevard is now underway.
The Spadina WaveDeck has received a Certificate of Merit as part of the 2010 National Urban Design Awards. This marks the fifth time that the wavedeck has received a design or construction related award since opening in September 2008.
Ontario’s Minister of the Environment, John Gerretsen, has cleared the way for the revitalization of Queens Quay Boulevard to proceed. This formally concludes the planning and approval process for the Queens Quay Revitalization Environmental Assessment undertaken by Waterfront Toronto and the City of Toronto. Waterfront Toronto may now proceed with the transformation of Queens Quay [...]
The votes are in and ‘Waterfront Development’ was named a semi-finalist in Torontoist’s Heroes and Villains of 2009 competition. Launched by popular website Torontoist in late December, the contest asked readers to vote for the very best and worst people, places and things in Toronto during 2009. The ‘Waterfront Development’ category, which featured a wonderful [...]
Toronto, October 1, 2009 – Toronto City Council has overwhelmingly approved Waterfront Toronto’s recommendation to transform Queens Quay into a grand lakefront boulevard by replacing two lanes of traffic on the south side of the street with a beautiful linear park. The recommendation stemmed from a two-year long Environmental Assessment (EA) process for Queens Quay [...]