Historical plaque unveiling to take place November 14
TORONTO, Nov. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - On Thursday, November 14th one of Canada's most renowned buildings, the former Maple Leaf Gardens, will be recognized by Heritage Toronto with a historical plaque.
First opened in November 1931, for over 65 years the Gardens was the site of many iconic cultural, sporting, political, and religious events. In 2012, the building re-opened as a Loblaw and Ryerson University's Mattamy Athletic Centre, a 220,000 square foot athletic and recreational centre with a fitness centre, multi-purpose gym and NHL-sized ice rink.
The unveiling of the Heritage Plaque will be followed by a free public skate.
|WHAT:||Heritage Toronto Plaque Presentation at Mattamy Athletic Centre|
|WHO:||Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, Ward 27|
|Sheldon Levy, President Ryerson University|
|Toronto Maple Leafs alumni|
|WHEN:||Thursday, November 14|
|Ceremony at 2 p.m.|
|Free public skate 3 - 4 p.m.|
|4th floor Mattamy Athletic Centre|
|60 Carlton Street|
Media wishing to attend the ceremony are asked to RSVP to Johanna VanderMaas at the details below.
SOURCE: Ryerson University
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