The City is planning improvements to Market Lane Park and will be collecting feedback from the local community, stakeholders, and Indigenous communities to ensure the new park design meets the needs of the community.
The timeline is subject to change.
Market Lane Park is located at 149 King St. E, adjacent to the new North St. Lawrence Market building (currently under construction) in the St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood. The park is part of a network of public spaces being improved in the growing St. Lawrence Market community which has a deep cultural history and is in an area with archeological significance.
The goal of the project is to design and implement park improvements that achieve design excellence, quality of place-making, and attention to detail while enhancing the heritage neighbourhood character through sustainable design the meets the needs of the community. The park design will address the following key elements:
The project team will be engaging the local community, community groups, stakeholders and Indigenous communities throughout the design process.
Feedback on the vision and priorities for the park improvements was collected in an online survey from June 29 to July 18, 2021.
Download the full report for more information.
The project team hosted virtual workshop sessions to understand how the park is currently used and to learn more about community perspectives and priorities. Feedback from these workshops will help to identify key opportunities for the park’s improvements.
Download the workshop presentation.
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