Toronto of the Future showcase June 1 – 5


Leading real estate and architecture enterprises will introduce the Toronto of the Future in a unique display of ideas for commercial, industrial and residential developments and urban infrastructure and transportation projects that will shape Canadas most dynamic city for years to come, the organization says in a news release.

Toronto of the Future is a free exhibit of major architectural concepts to be held from June 1 to 5 at MetroCentre/Metro Hall (55 John St.). The event’s title sponsors are Oxford Properties Group and Brookfield Canada Office Properties. NAIOP Greater Toronto is the exhibits principal supporting association, on behalf of the development industry, the news release says.

The event will feature groundbreaking 3D scale models, illustrations, renderings and virtual presentations from top architects, contractors, developers and government agencies, including the City Planning Division of the City of Toronto. “The displays will include various projects under construction, approved, planned or envisioned, but all will inspire the conversation of the evolution of a great city,” the news release says. “Key stakeholders from the private and public sectors will be brought together to demonstrate to the public and media their leadership in contributing to the evolution of Toronto.”

Toronto is leading all cities in the Western Hemisphere with respect to the unprecedented scale of urbanization, redevelopment and renewal in this metropolitan area,” said Toronto’s chief planner Jennifer Keesmaat. “The trend that we are experiencing is expected to be a permanent characteristic in the evolution of our city.”

The exhibit’s hours are:

Monday June 1, noon 4:00 pm

Tuesday June 2, 9:00 am 6:00 pm Wednesday June 3, 9:00 am 6:00 pm Thursday June 4, 9:00 am 9:00 pm Friday June 5, 9:00 am 5:00 pm

There is an invitation, fee-paid opening reception. For details see this link.