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upcoming events


28 July 2019


WexPOPS presents I
Join us at WexPOPS for a showcase of local talent, featuring interactive artist workshops, musicians, and dancers, programmed by Scarborough Arts. More details soon!

17 August 2019


WexPOPS presents II
Our second WexPOPS showcase of local talent, featuring interactive artist workshops, musicians, and dancers, programmed by Scarborough Arts. More details soon!



past events


5 July 2019


WexPOPS launch!
WexPOPS launched alongside the opening of the Taste of Lawrence festival. Local artist Nigel Martin was on site with an interactive Wexford bag making workshop.

4 July 2019


Painting and Planting party! 
Muralist Echo Railton hosted a community painting session for WexPOPS mural!
We also greened the Wexford Plaza parking lot by transplanting approximately 500 plants from pots to pails. 

1 July 2019


plazaPOPS install day

12 April 2019

 
plazaPOPS open house
The Wexford Residence, 1860 Lawrence Ave E
12:00pm - 4:00pm

12 April 2019


Last day to submit feedback for our public design survey!

6 April 2019


Architectural Conservancy of Ontario Symposium: Disappearing Main Streets
Brendan Stewart and Daniel Rotsztain will present plazaPOPS as part a panel on Interventions & Responses moderated by Shawn Micallef 

5 April 2019


plazaPOPS open house
Arab Community Centre of Toronto, 1855 Lawrence Ave E
4:00pm - 8:00pm

27 March 2019


Supporting Strip Mall Affordability with Public Spaces
Talk by Daniel Rotsztain at Danforth/Coxwell Library, 675 Danforth Ave
6:30-8:00pm

20 March 2019


plazaPOPS: Improving Public Amenity Through the Suburban Strip-Mall
Talk by Brendan Stewart, Daniel Rotsztain and Karen Landman as part of the SEDRD Speaker Series

7 March 2019


plazaPOPS: Tactical urbanism in a vibrant suburban Toronto strip-mall parking lot
Talk by Brendan Stewart at the Council for Educators in Landscape Architecture conference in Sacremento, California

plazaPOPS is 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. plazaPOPS is 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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