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Etobicoke Lays the Groundwork for a Central Hub

The west end community’s days as a suburb are over

By Eric Mutrie

An upcoming civic centre will establish a pedestrian-friendly downtown district in Etobicoke. The complex, envisioned by Danish firm Henning Larsen with Toronto’s Adamson Associates and PMA Landscape Architects, calls for a cluster of trapezoidal buildings that will pack in a council chamber, a pool and gym, a library, a daycare and office space. Their staggered arrangement shelters an adjacent outdoor square.

Originally published in Issue 3, 2017 as Urban Update: No Cars Go.

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