5 Things to Do in the TD Future Cities Centre
The TD Future Cities Centre is the national hub for Future Cities Canada at Evergreen Brick Works. Find out what you can do in this space.
Published on October 30, 2019
At Evergreen Brick Works, the TD Future Cities Centre is the national hub for Future Cities Canada, an initiative of Evergreen that brings together people, platforms and innovations from across sectors to find new ways to address the challenges facing cities. This dynamic year-round space once fired the bricks that built cities around the country and now showcases and celebrates urban innovation from Canada and around the world. See what you can do in this space now.
1. Attend the Future Cities Canada Summit
Be part of the discussion. This two-day event translates the hard work being done at the community level into solutions participants can adapt to fit their specific needs and their local issues. With fascinating mainstage keynotes, skill-building collaborative workshops and networking opportunities, this year’s Summit is one you won’t want to miss. It's fast approaching - get your tickets today!
2. Explore the Future Cities Exhibits
After the Great Toronto Fire of 1904, the Don Valley Brick Works reshaped the downtown core as we know it today. In the new Future Cities Exhibits, see which buildings were rebuilt by bricks made right in this very space, then explore how the city has shaped you, and how you can shape your city for the future. Plus, it makes a great photo-op.
3. Chat with us in The Community Studio
The Community Studio is a mobile pop-up space that builds on content in the Future Cities Exhibits and connects to the markets and events happening on-site. Here, Evergreen and our community partners lead ongoing conversations and activities around topics that impact the future of our cities – in a way that is accessible and meaningful for all ages. Let’s chat!
4. Learn about the redevelopment on a guided tour
Learn about this past, present and future of Evergreen Brick Works through a guided tour. You’ll pick up on cool facts about the history of this building and the entire Brick Works’ industrial past, and learn about the sustainable adaptive reuse of this building. Did you know that the innovative heating system in this building decreases our greenhouse gas emissions by up to 95%?
5. Rent out the space for your event
Transform this space. The TD Future Cities Centre is one of the country’s top venues for events, markets, weddings, conferences, speaking series and so much more. The photos speak for themselves - the industrial nature of this space makes it one like no other. Contact us for more information.
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