May 17, 2018
Ten outstanding design teams have been shortlisted to participate in a six-week international design competition for York Street Park and Rees Street Park. Five teams have been assigned to each park and will respond to a Request for Proposals that calls for creative designs that serve the diverse needs of local residents, office workers and visitors, and contributes to a vibrant waterfront park system.
Apr 27, 2018
Waterfront Toronto today announced the formation of a Digital Strategy Advisory Panel, an arms-length body intended to help guide Waterfront Toronto on how best to incorporate data privacy, digital systems, and the safe and ethical use of new technologies in the next phase of waterfront revitalization. The Panel will initially advise Waterfront Toronto on policies and strategies related to the Quayside project that was launched in Fall 2017.
Waterfront Toronto and City of Toronto Launch Innovative Design Competition For York Street and Rees Street Parks
Feb 28, 2018
Waterfront Toronto, in partnership with the City of Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation, is calling on international design professionals to develop a bold vision for two new waterfront parks. Launched in partnership today, this request for qualifications invites talented and experienced design teams to pre-qualify for a competition that will seek design proposals for Toronto’s York Street Park and Rees Street Park, integrating them into a growing collection of vibrant public spaces along Toronto’s waterfront.
Governments of Canada, Ontario, Toronto and Waterfront Toronto celebrate the start of construction in Toronto’s Port Lands
Jan 11, 2018
Re-naturalizing and flood protecting the Port Lands is a key priority for the governments of Canada, Ontario and Toronto. Building resilient infrastructure in the Port Lands will increase Toronto’s capacity to adapt to climate change impacts and unlock the potential for the Port Lands to be home to the healthy, prosperous complete communities of the future.
Oct 17, 2017
Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto announced today “Sidewalk Toronto,” their joint effort to design a new kind of mixed-use, complete community on Toronto’s Eastern Waterfront. Sidewalk Toronto will combine forward-thinking urban design and new digital technology to create people-centred neighbourhoods that achieve precedent-setting levels of sustainability, affordability, mobility, and economic opportunity.
Oct 4, 2017
Waterfront Toronto issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) on March 17, 2017 entitled: Innovation and Funding Partner for the Quayside Development Opportunity. The RFP details the project objectives and the process, which includes a blackout period that must be observed by all proponents and participants until our Board of Directors has approved the selected partner and the formal announcement is made. We expect to make that announcement later this fall.
Sep 14, 2017
Earlier this year, Waterfront Toronto issued a Call for New Members to join our Waterfront Design Review Panel. We’re thrilled to announce the addition of four new members who will join our panel of experts this September.