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With a New Park, North York Rocks On

Public artworks encourage visitors to interact with sound in playful ways

By Eric Mutrie
Photography by Public Studio

A new park in Willowdale (located northeast of the corner of Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue) salutes Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson, two members of Rush who grew up in the  neighbourhood. Designed by the Planning Partnership, the Lee Lifeson Art Park, with its stepped-stone amphitheatre, honours the rockers by hitting all the right notes. Artworks by Public Studio, with sound artist Anna Friz, include two megaphone-shaped sculptures that amplify voices.

45 Princess Ave, North York


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