Toronto Squares & Plazas
Harbourfront Centre, on Toronto's waterfront, is an innovative non profit cultural organization which creates events and activities of excellence that enliven, educate and entertain a diverse public. Harbourfront Centre is committed to presenting the best contemporary culture the world has to offer, side by side with Canada's best, and producing almost 4,000 events annually - from craft workshops to music festivals and food fairs. In summer, enjoy the outdoor concerts and weekend festivals or spend a few hours strolling beside the water. In winter, check out the galleries, dance and theatre productions, or skate by the lake on Canada's largest outdoor artificial ice rink.
Constructed in 1965, this world famous landmark was designed by Viljo Revell of Finland, winner of the worldwide competition for its model. The dome in front of the twin curved office towers, serves as the council chamber. In Nathan Phillips Square there is a reflecting pool that is turned into an ice rink in the winter. The square serves as the venue for many different festivals and events.
Situated at the intersection of Yonge Street and Dundas Street, Yonge-Dundas Square is always busy with activity. The public square is home to a variety of billboards, fountains and events.
Mel Lastman Square
Located in North York, this multi-functional outdoor space features a garden court, a wading and reflecting pool and an outdoor amphitheater that can accommodate up to 3000 spectators. The square is an important venue for a variety of community and cultural celebrations and also features a seasonal farmers' market.