Economic Impact of Sugar Beach, Toronto
Waterfront Toronto has transform a parking lot in a former industrial area into Toronto’s second urban beach at the water’s edge. It is located across from Redpath Sugar Factory and it is decorated with brightly colored pink umbrellas and candy striped rock. Sugar Beach is an important part of the revitalization of East Bayfront. It includes a plaza, urban beach and tree-lined promenade. The budget for Sugar Beach including site preparation costs, demolition and soil remediation, as well as design and construction costs is $14.3 million. There are also more constructions underway throughout East Bayfront along with Sugar Beach includes the new waterfront community that runs from Jarvis to Parliament streets and from the rail corridor to the lake. This article shows the economic impact of the sugar beach brought to the city of Toronto by providing income for the city and the job opportunity for people. Article #2
Canada’s Sugar Beach, a popular park on Toronto’s waterfront has been recognized with another prestigious design award on August 20th, 2012. Sugar Beach has received a 2012 American Society of Landscape Architects Honor Award (ASLA) in the general design category early on the year. This award is the sixth awards that the park has won since opening in July 2010. The ASLA awards are given to the top campuses, urban planning projects, parks, residential designs and public places designs around the world. This is the third ASLA award that the Toronto Waterfront projects have received. The other awarded project was the Spadina Wavedeck and the plan for the Port Lands Estuary. The City of Toronto created Waterfront project hopes to oversee and lead the renewal of Toronto’s waterfront. The key of waterfront revitalization is fiscal sustainability, economic development, sustainable development, design excellence and public accessibility. This article indicates after the beach claims another award, it increase...
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