Jack Layton Ferry Terminal Design Competition: Public Exhibition and Presentations March 16

Join us as we move to the next stage in the design competition for the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park. The five shortlisted design teams will come together on Monday, March 16 at Toronto City Hall in the Rotunda to present their bold and innovative ideas to the public. The five design proposals will be on display in the Rotunda at Toronto City Hall
from March 16 to March 20, 2015. Members of the public are welcome to view the exhibition and provide feedback beginning at 12:00 p.m. on March 16. The exhibition will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m from March 17 to March 19, but will close at 5:00 p.m. on March 20. Public feedback will also be collected through an online tool during this period. You can access the online feedback form as of March 16 – so stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter pages for the direct link. We’ll also send a reminder to your email inbox. Public feedback will be summarized into a report and given to the jury – a group of distinguished art design professionals – to assist them in their evaluations of the five submissions.

Want a recap? Watch this short video for an introduction to the design competition and the five design teams charged with the important task of creating innovative ideas that will transform the unique and important area around the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal

The Public Exhibition: Presentations from the five shortlisted design teams

Date: Monday, March 16, 2015 Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Toronto City Hall, Rotunda Location: 100 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON M5H 2N2 Map: Click here Transit: You can take the Yonge Subway Line to Queen or Dundas station or the University/Spadina Subway Line to St. Patrick or Osgoode station. You can also take the #6 Bay bus to Queen Street West, #501 or #502 Queen streetcar to Bay Street, or the #505 Dundas streetcar to Bay Street. Parking: Paid parking is available at City Hall. You can enter the parking garage at Bay Street, just north of Queen on the west side or at Queen Street, just west of Bay Street on the north side. Accessible entrances and ramps: The primary accessible entrance to Toronto City Hall is the Hagerman Street entrance (north entrance). There is a fully accessible ramp and the entry hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you are arriving outside these hours please use the intercom to contact the Security Desk for access. See map for location. The alternative accessible entrance is through the City Hall main centre doors from 7:30a.m. to 9:30 p.m. There are also two fully accessible ramps located along Bay Street to access Nathan Phillips Square. See map for location. Wheel-Trans: The Hagerman Street entrance (north entrance) is the Wheel-Trans pick-up and drop-off location. If you have specific accommodation requirements, please email [email protected] or call 416-214-1344 Extension 276.

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