Tag Archive | public space

City seeks members for “Safe and Healthy Community” committee

City seeks members for “Safe and Healthy Community” committee

updated Jan. 11 I am inviting you to consider applying to be a member of the City of Kitchener’s “Safe & Healthy Community Advisory Committee.” If you are not interested but know someone who would be a great addition, please share this post with them. The official word Here is the official blurb about the committee from […]

Land mystery near King and Ottawa

Land mystery near King and Ottawa

News on the LRT project this week included a touch of mystery. As it was discovered that a piece of land on Charles Street East has not had a living owner for nearly 50 years. I like to give credit where credit is due and I really liked the Record’s Jeff Outhit’s article and column […]

Could the future of the Tannery be as a true district for people?

Could the future of the Tannery be as a true district for people?

The Tannery is an amazing project. It’s an amazing building. Every time I step inside it seems to be more amazing than the time before. The Tannery deserves all of the awards that it has been given for adaptive reuse of a part of our industrial past. My most recent tour was just this week. […]

Creating great places in the Central Transit Corridor

Creating great places in the Central Transit Corridor

On Saturday night, I went on a Jane’s Walk with about 60 other people that examined four spaces in downtown Kitchener to determine if they were successful public spaces. Only Victoria Park was considered a success. The Centre in the Square area was considered a success but that was later reconsidered due to lack of […]

Specific ideas for the future of downtown Kitchener

What you want in downtown Kitchener. Be specific. The City of Kitchener is developing a new plan for the downtown core. They are looking for input into what we want to see that will make it a vibrant place where we’ll spend more time. They are looking for detailed ideas because there is a huge […]