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Aug 7 2021 Tours /

TSA Tours | East Bayfront

Starting Point: North end of Sugar Beach on the south side of Queen’s Quay Boulevard East
(130 Queens Quay East)
Look for the black and white TSA umbrella!

$15 General Admission, FREE for TSA Members with code from bulletin

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A walking tour of Toronto’s newest waterfront neighborhood – East Bayfront – where innovative landscapes and high-quality public space take center stage.

For years, the Queen Elizabeth Docks were a reminder of Toronto’s industrial past, dominated by parking lots with few trees and former warehouse buildings that separated the city (and Torontonians) from the water’s edge. Now, after years of planning a transformation is underway where design is leading the way!

Join us on a tour as we explore this unfolding transformation through some of the buildings and landscapes of Toronto’s newest mixed-use neighbourhood. At the center of this tour will be imaginative and innovative landscapes and public spaces by prominent landscape architects that have catalyzed this redevelopment, and the ambitious plans of Waterfront Toronto to transform our waterfront.   

Tour Basics:

Starting Point: North end of Sugar Beach on the south side of Queen’s Quay Boulevard East
End Point: Aitken Place Park
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)
Route length: 0.8 km (mostly flat through city sidewalks)

Tour Schedule:

Date Time(s)
Saturday Aug 7 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Monday Sept 6 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday Sept 25 4:00-6:00 PM
Saturday Oct 2 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday Oct 16 1:30 – 3:30 PM

 

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Accessibility:

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully. To notify us of any accommodations you may need, or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact Charmain at tsa@torontosocietyofarchitects.ca .

COVID-19 Protocols:

We are excited to welcome you back to our in-person tours in 2021! The safety of our volunteers and participants is of paramount importance and we have implemented a number of changes and protocols to make this a great and safe experience for everyone. You can read more about our COVID-19 tour protocols here.

Thank You!

TSA Walking Tours are made possible thanks to the generous support of the Ontario Association of Architects and the passion and dedication of our volunteer tour guides.

 

 

Check out the rest of the 2021 TSA Tour Offering:

TSA Tours | Harbourfront 2021

TSA Tours | Art and the Grange

 

TSA Tours | Towers