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XOXO Downsview

By Emily Reisman (Urban Strategies, iD8 Downsview), David Anselmi, Parc Downsview Park/CLC


Saturday, May 7



Language: English 

Area: North York

Theme: Arts & Architecture, History & Culture

Accessibility: Uneven Terrain, Fast Paced, Loud Noises, Stairs or other barriers, Busy Sidewalks, Mud or Poor Drainage, Walking conditions are challenging, we will walk in parks, on grass, gravel, uneven pavement and up a large hill.


This tour highlights the bold, vital spirit of Downsview. You’ll learn about the compelling and surprising history of music, art, performance, filmmaking, heritage architecture, aviation, innovation and how it all connects with the present day and plans for the future.


We'll also showcase the murals and installation works featured in XOXO Downsview, a collaboration with ArtworxTO Hub North and id8 Downsview.

  • Walk Start Location: Outside the east side exit of the Downsview Park subway stationWe will be standing outside the station in a group with a Jane's Walk sign

  • Nearest Public Transit: Downsview Park subway station

  • Walk End Location: Downsview Park subway station, west side exit

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