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Ride the 514 Streetcar to the City’s Newest Neighbourhood

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At last, the cage surrounding The Canary District has come down

The TTC’s newest 514 streetcar line zips straight to the city’s next hot ‘hood: The Canary District. After being fenced off for the past year, the former Pan Am Athletes’ Village is now a hub for all things health and wellness. The Cooper Koo YMCA features a range of modern fitness amenities, while the extra-wide Front Street Promenade is perfect for an urban stroll, lined with such whimsical sculptures as a bouquet-like cluster of lamps by Tadashi Kawamata.

Originally published in Issue 3, 2016 as Urban Update: Joy Ride.

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Get a closer look at what you can expect to find in the 2024 New Builds Issue of Designlines Magazine

In the 2024 Spring/Summer Issue of Designlines, we focus on New Builds and “celebrate the profound impact of creating something new, not just as an architectural endeavour but as a testament to laying down roots and shaping the very essence of our city’s identity,” editor-in-chief Joseph Cicerone writes.

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