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Carnival Atmosphere to Ring in Saturday's Bentway Opening

The Bentway, Public Work, Gensler, Ken Greenberg, City of Toronto
August 24, 2018 10:14 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In 2015, philanthropists Judy and Wil Matthews walked into the Mayor's office with an idea. Joined by visionary urban designer Ken Greenberg, the trio presented the vision of a radically ... read more

Work Continues on "The Bentway" Below Gardiner Expressway

The Bentway, Waterfront Toronto, Public Work, Greenberg Consultants
July 4, 2018 2:14 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Six months after The Bentway’s January soft opening, work continues for the 1.75 km linear park underneath the Gardiner Expressway through Toronto's Fort York neighbourhood. Regular photo updates ... read more

Unveiling The Bentway Skate Trail

January 8, 2018 5:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The first section of The Bentway—the Skate Trail—officially opened to the public on Saturday, with special events held all weekend long. The 220-metre ice skating track loops around the towering ... read more

The Bentway Skate Trail Racing Towards Winter Opening

The Bentway, Waterfront Toronto, Public Work, Greenberg Consultants
October 30, 2017 11:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A very Canadian enhancement to Toronto's public realm just west of Downtown is nearing completion as construction progresses on a new skate trail under the Gardiner Expressway. The trail will be ... read more

Construction of The Bentway Progresses Under Gardiner

The Bentway, Waterfront Toronto, Public Work, Greenberg Consultants
August 18, 2017 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since earlier this summer, construction has been pressing along for a one of the most significant new public spaces Toronto has seen in years. To be known as The Bentway, the project ... read more

The Bentway: Construction Begins on New Park Under Gardiner

Crews excavating to install the future skating trail, Waterfront Toronto
July 18, 2017 10:30 am | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
Over 18 months since the ambitious and innovative Downtown Toronto linear park was announced, work continues at The Bentway, formerly known as Project: Under Gardiner. Stretching 1.75 ... read more

Under Gardiner: UrbanToronto Voters Get More Options

Under Gardiner, looking east from Strachan Avenue, image by Public Work
May 26, 2016 3:40 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Following reports of "ballot box stuffing," Waterfront Toronto has announced that the renaming campaign for Project: Under Gardiner has been partially re-set. As quoted in the Toronto Star, a ... read more

Jury Announced for 'Project: Under Gardiner' Naming Exercise

Under Gardiner, Waterfront Toronto, Public Work, Greenberg Consultants
April 6, 2016 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just over one month after the announcement of 'Reclaim the Name'—a campaign to develop the official name for the over 10-acre 'Project: Under Gardiner'—and mere days since the first ... read more

First Public Meeting Announced for 'Project: Under Gardiner'

Under Gardiner, Waterfront Toronto, Public Work, Greenberg Consultants
April 4, 2016 2:27 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been almost five months since the announcement of plans to create 10 acres of new public space underneath a 1.75 kilometre stretch of Toronto's Gardiner ... read more

Reclaim the Name: Giving the 'Under Gardiner' Plan a Moniker

Under Gardiner, PUBLIC Work, City of Toronto, Waterfront Toronto
March 1, 2016 4:01 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The late-2015 unveiling of a massive plan to improve the underside of the aging Gardiner Expressway, made possible through a generous philanthropic donation from Judy and Wil Matthews, has ... read more

Under Gardiner: A Look at What Is Now and What Could Be

Claude Cormier, under gardiner, waterfront toronto, public work, Ken Greenberg
February 17, 2016 4:33 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
In November 2015, the City of Toronto and Waterfront Toronto announced the creation of a new public space underneath the Gardiner Expressway, thanks to a donation of $25 million from Judy and Wil ... read more