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Our 2022 plazaPOPS installations,
the Albion Islington Squares
are popped up until October 24!

The Albion Islington Squares, a partnership with the
Rexdale Community Hub, consist of 4 parking lots
turned-community-spaces throughout the
Albion Islington Square BIA


Check out our events pageInstagram and Twitter for project updates.
And stay tuned for a full blown website makeover! 



Photos by Duane Cole

LOOKING BACK

WexPOPS, our pilot plazaPOPS, popped up in Scarborough’s Wexford Heights parking lot for 6 weeks in summer 2019.  Please enjoy the video above and be sure to check out our
SUMMARY REPORT.




Video by Nam Hoang, with photos by Kat Rizza




Photos by Kat Rizza

Follow us on twitter and instagram forexciting updates and annoucements on the future plazaPOPS!

plazaPOPS is funded by the Federal Development Agency of Southern Ontario and the City of Toronto through the Main Street Renewal and Rebuild Initiative. 

Research for plazaPOPS funded by a Partner-Engage SSHRC grant, in partnership with the City of Toronto and the University of Guelph’s School of Environmental Design and Rural Development.


WexPOPS, the plazaPOPS pilot, was funded by the Public Space Incubator, a program of Park People funded by Ken and Eti Greenberg and the Balsam Foundation, as well as a City of Toronto BIA Innovation Grant. WexPOPS was built on a partnership with the Wexford Heights BIA,
Scarborough Arts, and the University of Guelph’s School of Environmental Design and Rural Development. The City of Toronto’s Transportation Services provided support through consultation and the installation of bike parking along Lawrence Ave East at our site.





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