berczy park

Berczy Park: Toronto Welcomes a New Kind of Public Space

Berczy Park, Toronto, by City of Toronto, Claude Cormier
June 29, 2017 4:03 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
"This doesn't seem like Toronto." By yesterday, I had lost count of how many times those words were uttered on the little triangular stretch of green space and plaza between Front and Wellington. ... read more

Berczy Park Officially Reopens with a Party on June 28

The fountain by Claude Cormier at Berczy Park, Toronto, image by Craig White
June 23, 2017 2:56 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Already registering as a landmark before the fences came down in the last few weeks, Berczy Park is officially reopening on Wednesday, June 28. To celebrate, there's a party to mark the completion ... read more

Playful Fountain Makes a Splash at Berczy Park

Berczy Park, Toronto, Claude Cormier + Associés
May 18, 2017 10:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Closing in on six months since the late-2016 soft opening of the rebuilt Berczy Park, and work is continuing on the final elements of the 3,606 m² public space in Toronto's St. Lawrence ... read more

Dog Sculptures Populating Berczy Park's Whimsical Fountain

Berczy Park, City of Toronto, Claude Cormier + Associés
April 21, 2017 8:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since a December 5th, 2016 soft opening gave residents of Toronto's St. Lawrence community their first taste of the rebuilt Berczy Park, finishing touches have continued to take shape in ... read more

Soft Opening Reveals New Hardscapes at Berczy Park

Berczy Park, Toronto, Claude Cormier + Associés
December 5, 2016 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since being fenced off last year, crews have been hard at work rebuilding Toronto's Berczy Park, transforming the aging park into a whimsical public space reimagined by landscape ... read more

Finishing Details Coming Together for Berczy Park

Berczy Park, Toronto, Claude Cormier + Associés
November 21, 2016 4:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since closing for a rebuild late last year, Toronto's Berczy Park has been transformed through a major design overhaul led by acclaimed landscape architects Claude Cormier + ... read more

Landscaping (and Feline) Animating Downtown's Berczy Park

Berczy Park, Toronto, Claude Cormier + Associés
October 31, 2016 1:48 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The grass is green but the fountain isn't flowing yet at Toronto's Berczy Park. Although Halloween Day was expected to herald the unveiling of the revamped Downtown park, ongoing construction ... read more

Construction Ramps Up as Berczy Park Opening Looms

Berczy Park, Toronto, Claude Cormier + Associés
August 31, 2016 12:43 pm | by Sophia Reuss | Comments
Construction on Toronto's re-imagined Berczy Park has ramped up in anticipation of the park's much-awaited opening on October 31st. With exactly two months to go, construction of the Downtown park ... read more

Berczy Park: Fountain Installed as Fall Completion Targeted

Berczy Park, City of Toronto, Claude Cormier + Associés
August 4, 2016 11:00 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Though the one-of-a-kind park's planned summer opening has been pushed back to October 31st, there has been plenty of construction progress at Toronto's Berczy Park in recent weeks. With the 'dog ... read more

Berczy Park Rebuild Progresses in the Field and in the Workshop

Berczy Park, Toronto, Claude Cormier + Associés, Robinson Iron
July 18, 2016 11:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In what has recently become a monthly series of updates on the rebuilding of Toronto's Berczy Park, new elements in the Downtown park's playful Claude Cormier + Associés design ... read more

Claude Cormier + Associés' Berczy Park Rebuild Progressing

Berczy Park Revitalization, Claude Cormier + Associés, Toronto
June 22, 2016 2:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing rebuilding of Toronto's Berczy Park has made a fair amount of progress since our most recent update in May. Designed by landscape architects Claude Cormier + ... read more

Playful Paving Pattern Materializing at Berczy Park

Berczy Park Revitalization, Claude Cormier + Associés, Toronto
May 13, 2016 11:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Several weeks after the completion of grading work for the re-built Berczy Park, the first design elements are now apparent at the public space bounded by Front, Scott, and Wellington Streets ... read more

Re-Imagined Berczy Park Begins to Take Shape Downtown

Breezy Park Revitalization, Toronto, by City of Toronto, Claude Cormier
March 23, 2016 3:52 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Since our update in October of last year, the revitalization of Downtown Toronto's Berczy Park has continued as construction work has cleared away the fountain and paving that had long defined the ... read more

Berczy Park Revitalization Work Now in Full Swing

Berczy Park Revitalization, Claude Cormier + Associés, Toronto
October 16, 2015 11:01 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since our previous update a few weeks ago, the Claude Cormier + Associés-designed revitalization of Berczy Park has kicked into full swing. Over the past few weeks, several of the park's ... read more

Berczy Park Going to the Dogs as Construction Begins

Berczy Park, City of Toronto, Claude Cormier + Associés
September 24, 2015 10:30 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As hoarding and construction fences engulf a small, irregularly shaped parcel of Downtown land, a historic Toronto park stands on the precipice of a bold and playful transformation. Berczy Park, ... read more

Berczy Park Makeover To Begin After Pan Am Games

Berczy Park, Toronto, Claude Cormier + associés
March 3, 2015 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A long awaited makeover of Berczy Park is one step closer to realization, as a call for tender has been made, looking for contractors to provide the materials, equipment, labour and supervision ... read more

The Berczy Achieves Registration Before First Occupancy

The Berczy in St. Lawrence Market, Toronto by Concert Properties
October 4, 2013 11:20 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
In an occurrence so rare, we do not remember when we have encountered this before, The Berczy condominium by Concert Properties has been fully registered in advance of first occupancy. ... read more

Photo of the Day: Holiday Lights in Berczy Park

Toronto's Berczy Park in the St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood
December 19, 2012 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes from UrbanToronto's Flickr pool. Captured by Urban Quarter, the St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood's Berczy Park is lit beautifully for the holidays with a festive ... read more

Then and Now: Berczy Park 1980 - 2010

Berczy Park, Toronto, 1980, Photo by Goldie
March 16, 2010 10:20 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then: 1980. Lots of construction activity including the park itself.  Berczy Park, Toronto, 1980, Photo by Goldie Now: March 12, 2010. read more