rail deck park

Ryerson's City Building Institute Supports Rail Deck Park

Street View of Proposed Rail Deck Park, 20 acre park. Rendering by PUBLIC WORK.
December 5, 2017 11:10 am | by Josie Harrison | Comments
Well-maintained and accessible green space is necessary for the health of a city’s downtown core, but this essential component is more often than not given second thought as a city densifies. ... read more

ORCA or Rail Deck Park: One Site with Two Competing Proposals

ORCA Project, Sweeny &CO Architects, CRAFT/P.I.T.S Development, Toronto
June 15, 2017 2:40 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
About three weeks have passed since P.I.T.S. Development Inc. filed an Official Plan Amendment application (OPA) to the City of Toronto to develop an 8-tower mixed-use development with a 12.8-acre ... read more

Audacious Proposal Envisions Towers Beside Rail Deck Park

ORCA Project, Toronto, by P.I.T.S Development, Sweeny &Co.
May 24, 2017 6:26 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Lingering between hope and anticipation, the ambitious vision for Toronto's 21-acre 'Rail Deck Park' is either about to take a major step backward, a major step forward, or some combination of ... read more

Plans Advancing Behind-The-Scenes for Toronto's 'Rail Deck Park'

Rail Deck Park, Toronto, Urban Land Institute, ULI
April 25, 2017 4:17 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Toronto Electric Cities Symposium at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre brought representatives of major urban parks from around the world together today for a ... read more

Touring the Soon-To-Be Weston Rail Deck Park & John St. Bridge

John St. Bridge, Weston, Toronto
November 2, 2016 5:20 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
In a city where park space has become a critical issue in relation to Toronto's growing population, initiatives have been undertaken to alleviate some of these constraints. Back in August, John ... read more

Rail Deck Park Envisioned at 'Our Home and Miniature Land'

Depiction of un-decked rail corridor at Our Home & Miniature Land
September 1, 2016 2:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recent announcement of a park proposed to be built atop the rail corridor leading into Downtown Toronto from the west made waves last month, spurring the imagination of Torontonians with ... read more

Tory Announces Plan for 21-Acre "Rail Deck Park" Downtown

August 3, 2016 3:20 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Standing at the northwestern edge of Concord CityPlace's Block 36 North, Mayor John Tory announced a plan to create a 21-acre park above the rail corridor that cuts through an area that has ... read more