Revamped downtown Toronto park to officially re-open tomorrow

Jun 27 2017, 4:00 am

While many have already enjoyed the beauty of Berczy Park, the newest Toronto outdoor space is set to officially re-open this week.

Mayor John Tory, Deputy Mayor Pam McConnell (Ward 28 Toronto Centre-Rosedale), Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon (Ward 32 Beaches-East York), Chair of the Parks and Environment Committee, architect Claude Cormier and City staff will host the official reopening of the park in the St. Lawrence neighbourhood on June 28.

The afternoon event will feature performances by choreographer CORPUS, live music, artists, historical re-enactments and activities for children.

Berczy Park is a 3,606-square-metre park designed by renowned landscape architects from Claude Cormier & Associés that features a unique two-tiered fountain surrounded by 27 metal dogs, each spraying water from their mouths. According to the City, the fountain is positioned in the central plaza with granite mosaic paving, wider sidewalks, grassy berms, garden beds and new trees planted in state-of-the-art Silva Cell growing chambers.

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Berczy Park re-opening

When: Wednesday, June 28 ay 3 to 7 pm
Where: Berczy Park, 35 Wellington Street East

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