26 July

Call for Volunteers

Interested in making a difference in your city? The Bentway is looking for volunteers to work with us at upcoming events. Please email us to apply and indicate that you learned about this opportunity on our website—We'd love to have you on ...

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25 July

The Bentway: Construction Begins on New Park Under Gardiner – UrbanToronto

Over 18 months since the ambitious and innovative Downtown Toronto linear park was announced, work continues at The Bentway, formerly known as Project: Under Gardiner. Stretching 1.75 kilometres between Strachan and Spadina Avenues, The Bentway is being developed by Waterfront Toronto, with landscape ...

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12 July

Highway art: The Bentway defines the next wave of urban public spaces – The Globe and Mail

Original article appears on the Globe and Mail website.  It’s a public space – but not quite a park. It’s located under an expressway, with an open-air theatre, public art, a walking trail and a skating rink. This is the radical vision for ...

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12 July

Construction Update – July 2017

As we enter the summer months, construction at The Bentway is in full swing. Much of the early work has focused on underground servicing and utilities work, so while there has been a lot of work completed to date, much ...

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12 July

Video: The Bentway transforming underused space beneath the Gardiner Expressway – City News

Watch video on City News website.  An underused space beneath the Gardiner Expressway is taking shape as a vibrant public space in the city. Reporter Roger Petersen had a chance to tour The Bentway today.

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06 July

What Being Green Means to Us

With over 1,500 parks and 600 kilometres of trails, it’s no surprise that Toronto consistently ranks as one of the greenest cities in North America. The city’s parks system currently covers 13% of its land area, and is home to ...

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05 July

The huge park under the Gardiner Expressway inches closer to reality – BlogTO

Original article appears on BlogTO.  A huge chunk of the Gardiner Expressway is under construction, but so too is a big parcel of land beneath this busy thoroughfare. The Bentway (formerly known as Under the Gardiner Park), designed by urban design firm Public Work, is coming to fruition two years ...

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20 June

The High Line's Ambitious Next Act – Fast Company Design

Original article posted on Fast Company's website.  Robert Hammond remembers the uphill battle he and Josh David faced when they tried to convince people that a derelict, weed-covered, elevated railway could become a beautiful park. In 1999, the High Line was a ...

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20 June

The Bentway Helps Launch The High Line Network

The Bentway is excited to be a part of the newly-launched High Line Network, a group of innovative public space projects that prioritize community engagement and dynamic programming. We are thrilled to work with this group of infrastructure reuse projects—and the ...

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09 June

Ilana Altman & Dave Carey

The Bentway celebrates community and collaboration—and it begins at the office. Our team members are dynamic and diligent, with a passion for public space and cultural programming. We’re excited to welcome Ilana Altman and Dave Carey to The Bentway team as ...

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