The City of Toronto has approved the next phase of the Ryerson Public Realm Plan, including major changes to Gould Street. Kristyn Wong-Tam, Ward 27 city councillor, announced the plan’s approval and a $2-million investment on Oct. 5. Ryerson’s Public Realm Plan focuses on creating green spaces and street art and public furniture to make Ryerson a “people-first” urban environment. […]
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The next phase of construction for Ryerson’s Public Realm Plan is set for Gould Street, and it will get underway with an additional $2-million from the City of Toronto. Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, Ward 27 announced the donation during the public unveiling of the of the plan on Oct. 5. “The $2-million donation is a modest contribution,” said Wong-Tam. “It […]
Wine tasting, a beer garden, live music and giant Jenga: these were some of the things that welcomed visitors during Saturday’s Gould Street Party, which was part of Ryerson’s Alumni Weekend festivities. While the turnout wasn’t huge, those that showed up didn’t seem to mind the rain.
Students and employers flooded Gould Street on Thursday for Ryerson’s part-time jobs fair. Thirty-six employers set up tables to recruit Ryerson talent. Event coordinator, Jean-Pierre Fernandes said he was happy with the traffic the fair generated. “Employers talked about how impressed they were the calibre of students that were coming through,” said Fernandes. He added that some students told him […]
Tumult Arts Festival hit Gould Street on Thursday, bringing performance art, poetry, graffiti and installation art to Ryerson. As the sun set over Ryerson campus, students walking through were greeted by DJs spinning old school hip hop and reggae, an outdoor café and a competition by Art Battle Toronto. Brodie Metcalfe, the RSU event co-ordinator, created the event because he […]
Ryerson students rallied in support of the Missouri university protests.
Ryerson University and the City of Toronto are apparently off the hook when it comes to footing the bill for the repaving of Gould Street. A spokesperson for the university told The Ryersonian Tuesday that the cost of scraping and repaving the street will be paid for by the contractor who originally painted the road. “The university was not satisfied with the […]
Ryerson quietly announced Friday that the city will be repaving the $195,000 paint jobs on Gould and Victoria Streets. “The paint job didn’t come out well,” Ryerson president Sheldon Levy said candidly on Monday. “There was a lot of good criticism of spending money on it. So rather than us spending (the) money…we wanted the city just to put […]
Students had no input in the unsuccessful paint jobs on Gould Street, but the fate of Victoria Street Lane’s makeover is now in their hands. Public voting is underway until Feb. 5 to choose the best renovation plan for the alley-like laneway between the Chang School and the School of Image Arts. A panel of four judges, headed by vice-president […]
Students will soon be able to follow the yellow and blue road if they’re lost. In addition to painting a river on Gould and Victoria Streets, the master design also calls for the names of campus buildings and spaces to be incorporated onto the road. Workers on site have begun spray-painting names on top of the smaller streams that diverge […]
Ryerson is investing more green into that yellow road–a lot more green. $170,000 to be exact. This summer, the university spent $25,000 to coat Gould and Victoria Streets in blue and yellow. But the streets, already chipped and faded, were professionally cleaned last Friday in preparation for a the new paint job that began today. The original paint job was done […]
Ryerson students who were blinded by the yellow and blue paint job on Gould and Victoria Streets this fall won’t be seeing neon for much longer. According to president Sheldon Levy, the $25,000 paint job is just a temporary fix to cover work the city did this summer. “The road was painted because there was so much patchwork done by […]