Streetscapes

With their award-winning St. George Street Revitalization and College Street Narrowing projects in the 1990s, BROWN+STOREY set a successful and influential precedent for reconstructing urban streetscapes as complete, high performing public places. Their office continues to define and deliver important streetscape improvement projects across Ontario, blending today’s best material practices with strong project management and an understanding of how to make the most of a street both functionally and aesthetically.

The Ashbridges Perimeter Landscape will add public space and improve the Martin Goodman Trail, seen here looking north on Leslie St. towards Lake Shore Blvd.
Winner, Ashbridges Bay Landscape Design Competition, 2010

Ashbridges Bay Perimeter Landscape

Toronto Transit Commission (2016)

Brown + Storey Architects Inc. was the winner of a 2010 competition to design a perimeter landscape and linear park to surround the new TTC Streetcar Maintenance and Storage Facility near Leslie Street and Lake Shore Boulevard, opening in 2015. …

Leslie-Queen Streetscape Enhancements

Toronto Transit Commission (2015)

The Toronto Transit Commission is undertaking key improvements to the streetscapes of Queen Street East and Leslie Street as part of construction of its Leslie Barns streetcar storage facility, which will rely upon connecting track on those streets to bring …

A conceptual rendering of upcoming streetscape improvements for Belleville's historic Front Street.

Belleville Downtown Revitalization Project

City of Belleville (2014)

The City of Belleville has embarked on a forward-looking project to update the infrastructure of their historic downtown core. The project, which is upgrading and replacing both sub-surface utilities and the public infrastructure of the city’s downtown streets and open …

Conceptual Streetscape Design for Richmond Street (2008)

Richmond Street West Conceptual Design

(2008)

In 2008, our office was commissioned to produce a conceptual design for the improvement of the streetscape on Richmond Street West, just east of Spadina Avenue. This section of one-way street had evolved from an industrial access road -turned- commuter …

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Bloor Street Transformation

Bloor Yorkville BIA

BROWN+STOREY were key contributors to the now-completed Bloor Street Transformation that has revitalized and improved the pedestrian realm of one of Toronto's signature retail avenues.

Mimico-by-the-Lake Concept (2003)

Mimico-by-the-Lake Concept Study

Community / Councilor (2003)

BROWN+STOREY were engaged by the local city councilor to work with the Mimico-by-the-Lake BIA to provide a concept plan for the renewal of Lakeshore Boulevard and an improved series of connections and public spaces linking the main street to the …

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2001 Toronto Urban Design Awards - Honourable Mention

College Street Narrowing

Harbord Village Residents Association (2001)

Titled “A Creative Landscape for Making a Living,” Brown+Storey Architects’ Master Plan for upgrading the pedestrian realm along a key stretch of Toronto’s College Street transformed a city plan for status quo replacement into a successful enhancement program. The plan, …

Winner, 1997 Toronto Urban Design Award

St. George Street Revitalization

University of Toronto and City of Toronto (1997)

The revitalization of St. George Street, a main thoroughfare of the University of Toronto and a major traffic artery in the City of Toronto, was commissioned by the University and the City to bring improvements to what had once been …

Palmerston Boulevard Study

Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (1982)

This study documented and analyzed the unique nature of the individual houses and their relationship to the urban form and landscape of the collective elements of Palmerston Boulevard in Toronto. Comparisons to other streets, like St. George Street and High …

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