Public Consultation on St. Lawrence Market Lower Level Revitalization

Interested in taking part in the design process of the lower level of the St. Lawrence Market’s South Market?

The City of Toronto is undertaking a public consultation to seek feedback on a design for the revitalization and enhancement of the lower level of the South Market by inviting residents to attend the St. Lawrence Market Lower Level Revitalization Open House on Wednesday, June 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. at 125 The Esplanade. This public consultation meeting will include information about the project from City staff, a presentation from DIALOG (the contracted design firm), and opportunities to ask questions and share feedback on the Lower Level Revitalization. You are then invited to submit feedback to by Friday July 6.

The goal of the Lower Level Revitalization is to improve the success of the lower level of the South Market to create a destination that will attract people to visit, shop, dine and return in the future. They plan to do this by; engaging both the exterior and interior spaces, upgrading vendor services and operations, and improving storage areas, loading facilities and the circulation of people and goods.

The St. Lawrence Market has great cultural and historical importance in the City of Toronto.

“St. Lawrence Market is a renowned international food market featuring 120 merchants, vendors and farmers, offering the freshest produce, meats and specialty items. Serving residents of Toronto and international visitors since 1803, the market is regularly recognized as one of Toronto’s most popular destinations, and was ranked the number one food market in the world by National Geographic. The South Market building dates back to 1845, when the central portion of the building was Toronto’s first City Hall, and 1904, when the current building was completed. The Market is a valuable historic asset of the City of Toronto and one of the city’s top destinations.”

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The full news release from the City of Toronto is available here.