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Waterfront Community Improvement Plans (CIP's)
Community Improvement Plans (CIPs) enable municipalities to provide financial incentives to property owners to support the improvement and rehabilitation of their areas. The City is preparing CIPs to support economic development in the Waterfront and the South of Eastern Employment District. Public consultation is an important part of this initiative.
Waterfront Toronto Launches Design Competition for Jarvis Slip
Foot of Jarvis Street to become key component in network of world renowned waterfront public spaces. Waterfront Toronto has selected four distinguished teams to participate in the design competition to enhance the public space at the Jarvis Slip.
planningAlliance [pA] wins bid to develop Western Waterfront Master Plan
The City of Toronto is pleased to announce that planningAlliance [pA] is the winning vendor of the request for proposals (RFP) to develop a western waterfront master plan in consultation with the community.
Toronto's waterfront is changing and so is the Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation
Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation's name has changed to Waterfront Toronto. The new, simplified name and logo is part of a strategy to establish an easily recognizable waterfront brand that links all the initiatives and projects that are part of waterfront revitalization. Delivering a beautiful, accessible and sustainable waterfront continues to be Waterfront Toronto's top priority.
View the WATERFRONToronto Announcement (PDF).
Port Lands Environmental Restoration Update
Waterfront Toronto and Toronto Economic Development Corporation are undertaking environmental restoration work in the area of Cherry Beach as part of an overall environmental management strategy for the Port Lands. As a result there will be temporary closure of portions of the Martin Goodman Trail and the east parking lot at Cherry Beach (PDF).
Waterfront Corporation Officially Launches International Design Competition for Lower Don Lands
Waterfront Toronto today announced the names of teams that will be competing in the design competition for the Lower Don Lands, a 40 hectare area located at the Mouth of the Don River and the entrance to the Port Lands.
East Bayfront Council Decision and Staff Reports
Now available is the Council Decision and the reports seeking to amend a bylaw for East Bayfront (the lands between Lower Jarvis Street and Small Street to the south of Lake Shore Boulevard East). The first report was presented to Toronto and East York Community Council at its meeting on September 13, 2006 and the second report responds to the motions passed by Community Council.
Steps Needed to Develop a Western Waterfront Master Plan
A report on the steps and resources needed to develop a comprehensive master plan for the western waterfront area from Marilyn Bell Park to the Humber River, including Sunnyside Beach, and an Integrated Beach Management Strategy for all the City's beaches.
Construction Starts on New Waterfront Park in Mimico
Peter Smith, interim chair of Waterfront Toronto was joined by politicians and members of the Mimico community on July 24, 2006 to officially launch the start of construction on the Mimico Waterfront Linear Park project.
West 8 Wins Waterfront Corp. Design Competition
The winner of the Central Waterfront Design Competition is the Rotterdam urban design
and landscape architecture group, West 8.
Construction Starts on Union Subway Station Expansion
The start of construction of a second passenger platform at Union subway station was officially launched on May 24, 2006. "This is not just a subway platform. It's a step up to a higher quality of life for the millions of commuters and travelers who will use this station as a hub that connects our waterfront with the city - and beyond," said Minister Caplan. More...
Toronto Appoints Three Citizens to Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation Board
At its meeting on April 25, 2006, Toronto City Council approved the appointment of three citizen members to the Board of Directors of the Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation (TWRC) for a three-year term.
Work Starts on First New Waterfront Neighbourhood
The West Don Lands is the future home to a green, mixed-income community, a new transit line and an 8-hectare Don River Park. More...