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Unless the UT indexing has vanished there seems to be no general thread on Exhibition Place. I am creating this because there are two quite interesting restoration proposals coming to the Board on 14 November.

The restoration of the McGillivray Fountain See: http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2018.EP15.37 and

a Bridge between the Beanfield Centre and Hotel X. See: http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2018.EP15.38

This has a rendering: See: https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ep/bgrd/backgroundfile-121484.pdf
 

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Is the McGillivray fountain the concrete Modernist one over by the Dufferin Gate? I'd be thrilled to see that one restored.
 

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I'm not sure the future role of the Exhibtion grounds midway/theme park based.

But certainly if that is to play a role, they really do need at least one signature (permanent) ride.

I really don't want to see a Ferris Wheel as that is just done too much these days.

A classic, wooden roller coaster, lit-up in neon colours reminiscent of the 70s might be one option (thought the business case would surely require running said rider for a much longer season than the CNE.
 

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I'm not sure the future role of the Exhibtion grounds midway/theme park based.

But certainly if that is to play a role, they really do need at least one signature (permanent) ride.

I really don't want to see a Ferris Wheel as that is just done too much these days.

A classic, wooden roller coaster, lit-up in neon colours reminiscent of the 70s might be one option (thought the business case would surely require running said rider for a much longer season than the CNE.
If the Ex gets an RMC hybrid coaster, it would be very interesting.

Amusement Insiders once made a video about rumours Cedar Point is getting rid of Wicked Twister. It also looks good in the Ex.
 

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Exhibition Place Master Plan will be going before the Nov. DRP - some additional info:


The info presented so far at the public meetings looks like a big amphorous yawn, and nothing that hasn't been discussed to death before.

AoD
 

W. K. Lis

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If the Ex gets an RMC hybrid coaster, it would be very interesting.

Amusement Insiders once made a video about rumours Cedar Point is getting rid of Wicked Twister. It also looks good in the Ex.

How about a coaster to transfer between the Exhibition streetcar loop and Ontario Place and then back again. That's make the babies wide-eyed.
 

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Received via email:

From: Melanie Melnyk <Melanie.Melnyk@toronto.ca>
Subject:Exhibition Place Master Plan - Public Open House #3

Please join us for the next Public Open House to view the emerging Master Plan strategies for Exhibition Place:

Monday, January 13, 2020
Doors Open 6:00 to 8:30 pm

Beanfield Centre at Exhibition Place
105 Princes' Boulevard, Room 201 ABC
Elevator available at north entrance

www.toronto.ca/nextplaceplan
nextplaceplan@toronto.ca
 

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Display Boards from Open House #3:


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Rather unimaginative meh that bends to the dictates of all the limitations around it.

AoD
 

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