Reminder: Tom Davies Square Courtyard Redesign Open Session Fast Approaching

Jan 18, 2016

For Immediate Release
Monday, January 18, 2016

Share your vision for the Tom Davies Square Courtyard Redesign at an open community engagement session on Thursday, January 21, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Tom Davies Square Foyer.

The session will begin with presentations by staff and architects, and will be followed by a discussion. The remainder of the session will be drop-in style and residents are welcome to attend at anytime to learn more, submit ideas and ask questions.

Tom Davies Square is located in downtown Sudbury and is home to Council Chamber, as well as various municipal offices. It is the city’s most visible civic space, and as such, it is important that it reflect the vision of the community. The Tom Davies Square Courtyard Redesign, project No. 37 of the Downtown Sudbury Master Plan, describes an attractive and multifunctional civic space, with an environmentally-friendly design.

Courtyard repair work is scheduled to begin in the spring and this presents the perfect opportunity to complete the landscape redesign project of the master plan. When submitting your ideas, please keep in mind that the Courtyard is located directly above an underground parking garage and, therefore, weight restrictions are in place.

Ideas gathered will help create three design concepts for the Courtyard, which will be presented to the public for comment in February.

Residents who cannot attend the session are encouraged to submit ideas online at until Friday, January 29, 2016.

About the Downtown Sudbury Master Plan
The Downtown Sudbury Master Plan is a series of recommendations to reinforce the Downtown’s role as the biggest, brightest and best in northern Ontario. Strategies focus on improving the downtown’s level of economic, cultural and retail activity, its sense of place and its role as the urban centre for the region. The Downtown Sudbury Master Plan suggests ways in which the City of Greater Sudbury can position itself as the “Capital of the North.”