Hubbard Park acts as the forecourt to the architecturally stunning new Bridgepoint Active Healthcare and the newly restored heritage Don Jail. Hubbard Park honours William Peyton Hubbard (1842-1935) who was born in Toronto to parents who escaped slavery in America on the Underground Railroad. In 1894, he was elected as an alderman - becoming Toronto's first elected black politician. He later went on to serve as acting mayor.