Toronto’s Moss Park to Get New Community Centre and Revamped Park

Toronto’s Moss Park neighbourhood is set to receive a new community centre and a renovated park. The City of Toronto has submitted an application for a 7,544.3-sq.-m community centre to replace the existing John Innes Community Centre. The adjacent park will also be transformed. The project began in 2015 as a partnership between the City of Toronto, The 519, and a philanthropic partner. After community consultation, an updated plan was developed to improve the recreation centre, remodel the arena façade, and enhance the park.

Toronto’s Moss Park neighbourhood is in store for an upgrade, with plans for a shiny new community centre and a revamped park in the works. Last week, the City of Toronto submitted an application for a 7,544.3-sq.-m community centre to replace the existing John Innes Community Centre at Queen and Sherbourne (150 Sherbourne Street). The current adjacent park will also undergo a transformation.

According to the City of Toronto, the initial reimagining of Moss Park began in 2015 as a partnership between the City of Toronto, The 519, and a philanthropic partner. After community consultation and analysis, however, this partnership concluded that the project, as envisioned, was not feasible at the time., which included recommendations for an updated plan to replace the John Innes Community Recreation Centre, remodel the Moss Park Arena façade, and improve the park. And, many would argue, it’s about tim

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