Tag Archives: REVITALIZATION

Winter Walk Through Regent Park

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Walking into the cold wind, fresh from a swim in the new aquatic centre, I trudge through the snow covered streets exploring the new construction. The field at the back of Nelson Mandela Park School, [where I once stood photographing … Continue reading

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REGENT PARK ARTS AND CULTURAL CENTRE/ARTSCAPE OPENS

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A Collection of Regent Park’s History

Jane’s Walk: A Second Look at Regent Park The installation What Was, What Is, historically documents the transformation of Regent Park. Over one hundred images, affixed to the fences surrounding the construction, are records of the changing urban landscape.   These … Continue reading

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Peace Garden Blooming

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BETWEEN TWO TREES

The  changing landscape; two Dickinson Apartments demolished, Mural gone, Peace Garden gone, most of the playscape gone, waterscape gone, road cutting through, Paintbox and Regent Park Arts and Cultural Centre rising. 

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A STREET RUNS THROUGH

In keeping with the  “Garden City” type of planning  by the architects who designed Regent Park in the 1950’s,  its inward facing design separated the residents from the city grid. The “Garden City”, once a focal point  of the five … Continue reading

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LEFT BEHIND

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As I wander through the empty spaces of Regent Park, I wonder about  the relocated families  and where they are living now. Some of the residents are in the new townhouses  I see the smiling  children, faces pressed against the … Continue reading

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