Media Advisory - Five Design Proposals to be Unveiled for Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park

TORONTO, March 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend the public presentations of the five designs proposals for the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park on Monday, March 16 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Toronto City Hall's ground floor Rotunda. The presentations will feature the five design teams participating in the Innovative Design Competition unveiling their proposals to a distinguished jury of design professionals and members of the public.

The proposals will also be on exhibition for public feedback in the Rotunda at Toronto City Hall during regular hours, beginning Monday, March 16 at 12:00 p.m. and closing at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 20. An online exhibition of the design proposals, including the opportunity for members of the public to provide their feedback via an online survey, will be posted on Waterfront Toronto's blog at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, March 16. The deadline for the public to submit comments online is midnight on the morning of Saturday, March 21.

Waterfront Toronto's innovative design competition was launched in November 2014 to solicit bold and innovative visions for the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal, Harbour Square Park and the surrounding area. The selected proposal will result in a master plan that will transform one of Toronto's most important waterfront destinations.

WHO:

Christopher Glaisek, Vice President, Planning and Design, Waterfront Toronto


Mark Wilson, Chair, Waterfront Toronto


John Campbell, President and CEO, Waterfront Toronto


His Worship John Tory, Mayor of Toronto


Pam McConnell, Deputy Mayor, City Councillor, Ward 28 (Toronto-Centre Rosedale)



TEAMS:

Clement Blanchet Architecture + RVTR + Batlle I Roig


Diller Scofidio + Renfro, architectsAlliance and Hood Design


KPMB Architects, West 8, Greenberg Consultants


Quadrangle Architects, aLLDesign, Janet Rosenberg & Studio


Stoss Landscape Urbanism, nARCHITECTS, ZAS Architects



WHAT:

Public Presentations for the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park Innovative Design Competition



WHEN:

Monday, March16, 2015 6:00 – 8:00 pm


WHERE: 

Toronto City Hall – Rotunda


100 Queen Street West


Toronto, ON M5H 2N2

 

All speakers and the five design teams will be available to speak with media after the completion of the public presentations. Please note that this will be the only opportunity for media to speak to the design teams. Christopher Glaisek are available upon request to speak with the media prior to the public presentations.

SOURCE Waterfront Toronto

For further information: Andrew Hilton, Director of Marketing and Communications, Waterfront Toronto 416-427-4613 or ahilton@waterfrontoronto.ca

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