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Making Cities Flourish

We connect, collaborate and catalyze ideas into action
that will shape our cities for the better.

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Reimagining our cities: Now is the time for Future Cities Canada

It’s time to imagine our 21st century cities, and how they can be better places for everyone to live, work, play and thrive.

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A boy sits on a gargoyle sculpture. Image: Mike Derblich

Art is city building

How public art and public space work together in our cities

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Good things come in threes: The importance of reclaiming third places in our cities

Third places are critical for strengthening community connections in our increasingly isolated urban cities. 

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 Image: Jim Felstiner  Image: Jim Felstiner

What's On at Evergreen Brick Works

No matter the weather, explore the urban wild at Evergreen Brick Works this month.

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A family walks by the Watershed Wall art exhibit at Evergreen Brick Works.

Building the Cities of the Future: Annual Report 2017

In 2017 we began the kiln building redevelopment, brought art to the Don and continued to empower residents! Read all about it.

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A rendering of the redeveloped kiln building in use. Image: LGA Architectural Partners

Kiln Building Redevelopment

Evergreen has set a carbon neutral target for Evergreen Brick Works starting with the redevelopment of the historic kiln building.

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A gargoyle in along the Lower Don Trail, part of Duane Linklater A gargoyle in along the Lower Don Trail, part of Duane Linklater

The Don River Valley Park

The Don River Valley Park is the centrepiece of Toronto’s rapidly growing downtown: a 200-hectare park spanning Pottery Road to Corktown Common.

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Two boys play outside sitting in cardboard boxes. Image: Joanne Burbidge

4 lessons we’ve learned from educators

We have the privilege to meet amazing teachers and early childhood educators at our Professional Learning Workshops.

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What’s driving the push to smarter cities?

A new discussion paper from Evergreen and Code for Canada talks tech and data with mid-sized cities.

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City Builder: A person who influences positive change to the cultural, social, environmental, physical and/or economic components of a city.

City Builder Glossary

This glossary will help you to understand more about city building. Follow the conversation online with #CityGlossary. 

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