MEDIA ADVISORY - Winning Design to be announced for the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park Innovative Design Competition

TORONTO, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to the announcement of the winning design team of the Innovative Design Competition for the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park. The winning design will then be refined into a master plan for the area that will transform one of Toronto's most important waterfront destinations.

Waterfront Toronto's innovative design competition was launched in November 2014 to create an inspiring vision for the long-term transformation of the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal, Harbour Square Park and the surrounding area. The winning design is subject to approval by Waterfront Toronto's Board and the City of Toronto.

WHO:                   

His Worship John Tory, Mayor of Toronto


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


John Campbell, President and CEO, Waterfront Toronto


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


Donald Schmitt, Chair, Design Competition Jury


Pam Mazza, Chair, Community Stakeholder Advisory Committee



WHAT:                

Winner of the Innovative Design Competition for the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park will be announced.



WHEN:                

Friday, April 10, 2015 at 1:30 p.m.



WHERE:              

Jack Layton Ferry Terminal, beside the ticket booth


Located at the foot of Bay Street at Queens Quay, just west of the Westin Harbour Castle hotel.

 

PLEASE NOTE: In the event of rain, the announcement will take place nearby at Waterfront Toronto's office at 20 Bay Street, Suite 1310.

All speakers and the winning design team will be available to speak with media following the event.

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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