Harbourfront Parks Open Space System.
The first phase of a development that will focus on two parcels of land to the south of Toronto’s Queen’s Quay Boulevard West, called Maple Leaf Quay East and Maple Leaf Quay West, totalling about 1.7 hectares, has almost passed final approval for its design. The design team, consisting of Janet Rosenberg, Claude Cormier architectes paysagistes, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Sustainable Edge Inc., Beth Kapusta, William Greer and Rina Greer was selected from a field of three finalists who had been selected following a call of expressions of interest for the completion of conceptual designs. submissions were received from Phillips Farevaag Smallenberg and Ian Gray and Associates with Gustafson Guthrie Nichol Ltd. The area in question will connect Harbourfront Centre with the Spadina Quay Wetland and Toronto’s Music Garden. Construction and development is expected to start in 2004 with completion scheduled for 2005 at a cost of $7.5 million for Phase 1.