Post Tagged with: "Gould Street"

The SLC at Ryerson is one of the university's newest additions to the campus' public realm (Isabelle Docto)

A look at changes to Rye campus, past and present

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. […]

by David Greenberg· · News
Executive Director of The Downtown Yonge BIA Mark Garner, Toronto Councilor Kristyn Wong-Tam, Ryerson President Mohamed Lachemi, Ryerson Vice-President of Finance and Administration Janice Winton (Mallory Warren)

Major changes to Gould St. revealed

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 […]

by Kemeisha McDonald· · News, On Campus
(Brooks Harvey)

PHOTOS: Saturday’s Gould Street Party

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.

by Brooks Harvey· · Arts & Life, In pictures, News, On Campus
Students lined Gould Street on Wednesday at the part-time job fair at Ryerson.

Employers give tips to students looking for part-time jobs

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 […]

by David Greenberg· · Business, career, jobs, News
Tumult Arts Festival on Sept. 8, 2016.

6 artists who took over Gould Street at the Tumult Arts Festival

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 […]

United Black Students at Ryerson vice-president Pascale Diverlus smiles as she sees the banner dropped Nov. 18, 2015. (Jordyn Gibson/Ryersonian Staff)

Students rally at Ryerson in support of Mizzou protests

Ryerson students rallied in support of the Missouri university protests.

Company behind infamous Gould Street paint job to pay for repaving

Company behind infamous Gould Street paint job to pay for repaving

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 […]

by Dillon Li· · News, On Campus, students, Top stories
In Photos: Indigenous solidarity rally on Gould Street

In Photos: Indigenous solidarity rally on Gould Street

The Ryerson Students’ Union’s social justice week kicked off Monday with the Indigenous Solidarity Rally on Gould Street at noon. The festivities included a traditional round dance performed by members of Idle No More Toronto and a talk by Elder Joanne Dallaire, a traditional counsellor with Ryerson Aboriginal Services.

by Kathleen McGouran· · News, On Campus
Ryerson’s yellow roads seemed doomed from the start. (Ryersonian file photo)

Fool’s Gould: city to pay

  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 […]

by David Chen· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Victoria Street Lane, as it looks now, may get a face-lift this summer. (Jayna Rana/Ryersonian Staff)

Students propose designs for neglected lane on campus

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 […]

by Jayna Rana· · News, On Campus, Top stories
UPDATE: Road river is a campus map

UPDATE: Road river is a campus map

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 […]

by Kim Brown· · News, On Campus
Repainting campus roads began this week to the tune of $170,000.

UPDATED: Goodbye, yellow brick road

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 […]

by Kim Brown· · News, On Campus
Ryerson’s yellow roads seemed doomed from the start. (Ryersonian file photo)

All that glitters is not Gould

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 […]

by May Warren· · News, On Campus