22 March

Official Construction Notice from The City of Toronto and Waterfront Toronto

The City of Toronto and Waterfront Toronto have released an official Construction Notice for The Bentway. Construction is expected to start on April 6, 2017 and end on June 5, 2018. The planned works are pre-approved and fall under Schedule ...

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15 March

Introducing our new CEO: Julian Sleath

We’re delighted to announce that Julian Sleath has been appointed CEO of The Bentway. His first day will be March 27th, 2017. Bringing more than 35 years of leadership and experience in the performing arts, Sleath will focus on developing ...

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01 March

Construction Update: March 1, 2017

The Bentway was launched in November 2015 with the aim of transforming an underutilized area under the Gardiner Expressway into a bold vision for a new public space in downtown Toronto. In an unprecedented collaboration, The City of Toronto, Waterfront Toronto, ...

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16 January

The Bentway’s Environmental Assessment Has Been Submitted

Today, in coordination with Waterfront Toronto, the City of Toronto, and the Judy and Wilmot Matthews Foundation, The Bentway is happy to announce the completion of our Schedule ‘C’ Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for a pedestrian crossing at Fort York ...

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16 January

Transforming the unused area under Toronto's Gardiner Expressway into a public art space

CBC Arts' Matt Galloway talks to Ken Greenberg about The Bentway. "Part of its disruptive nature is it's not quite obvious what to call it. It is not a park. It's something different." "I can describe it as a living room, as ...

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05 January

Introducing The Bentway

While the Gardiner Expressway is many things to many people—at once, a physical barrier disconnecting the City from the Waterfront and a vital thoroughfare transporting people to jobs downtown; a crumbling relic and an infrastructure triumph—Judy and Wil Matthews saw ...

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22 November

The Bentway is Hiring

Applications are now closed. Thank you to everyone who applied. Are you an individual who is passionate about the arts and culture in the City of Toronto?  Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit and a proven track record creating, organizing and executing ...

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24 October

Calling All Arts, Community & Recreational Programmers

Thank you to everybody who submitted an idea. Submissions are now closed. We will get back to all interested parties in the New Year. We'd still love to hear from you - drop us a line at hello@thebentway.ca or give us ...

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24 October

Looking Forward

This is the first in a series of blog posts from Ken Greenberg – urban design lead for The Bentway, working closely with PUBLIC WORK – that will explore the creation of the space, its design, public consultation process, programming ...

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