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Official Groundbreaking

All photos by Mauricio Calero Photography. Scroll down for photos of some of the ceremony's highlights.   On June 22, 2016, Artscape joined its project partners – Rockport Group, City of Toronto, Toronto Parking Authority, and Woodbourne Capital Management – to celebrate the groundbreaking of a vibrant new community development project with Weston community members and … Continue reading Official Groundbreaking

Thank you for Participating

THANK YOU to all of the participants who were able to attend the Artscape Weston Hub Community Visioning Workshop on October 15th, at the York West Active Living Centre. We were thrilled to have almost 75 people attend the workshop, sharing their perspectives, and contributing their thoughts about the vision for Weston’s future community cultural … Continue reading Thank you for Participating

Community Visioning Survey Results

The Artscape Weston Hub Community Visioning Survey has now closed, and we would like to thank all those who took the time to complete a survey. The survey was open from June 1, 2015 to September 25, 2015, and was distributed online via e-blasts and in person at various community events through the summer. Over … Continue reading Community Visioning Survey Results

Community Visioning Workshop October 15

Come share your ideas! Artscape is hosting a community workshop to discuss and develop ideas for the potential role of Weston’s new Community Cultural Hub, and the types of things that might happen there. This is an opportunity to help shape a community-based vision for the Hub, developed from the ground up. We hope that you … Continue reading Community Visioning Workshop October 15

Origins of the Project

The Weston community is identified as one of the City’s 31 Neighbourhood Improvement Areas. Since 2010, Artscape, the City of Toronto and the Rockport Group have heard support for the project expressed in the Weston community during public consultations. A feasibility study prepared by Artscape for the City of Toronto in 2011, along with a community design … Continue reading Origins of the Project

Project History

What is a community cultural hub? A community cultural hub is a place where artists, local residents, community leaders, organizations, governments and businesses combine their efforts to foster culture and community. There are many different types of community cultural hubs. The vision for a community cultural hub is best built from the ground up in … Continue reading Project History

Press Release

This press release was issued on March 31, 2015 by Artscape.   Community Cultural Hub to be Built in Weston as a Result of Partnership between Artscape, the City of Toronto and The Rockport Group TORONTO—Toronto City Council has approved the proposal of an innovative project to support the revitalization of the Weston community made … Continue reading Press Release