Brantford Walk of Fame Project: Armouries Gore Park
Project Overview: In 2008, Brantford City Council approved the design and construction of a new Walk of Fame monument structure and feature park space, to pay tribute to Brantford’s distinguished citizens. With the assistance of MMM Group, a design concept and construction drawings for a new monument structure and park space has been completed, based on the principles established by a former Task Force comprised of representatives from the Parks, Recreation, and Water Front Advisory Committee, the Tourism Advisory Committee, and the Heritage Committee, as well as, staff from Planning, Parks and Recreation, and Tourism.
The concept plans for the new Walk of Fame Monument Structure, which includes a re-design of Armories Gore Park located at the intersections of Brant Avenue, Dalhousie and Colborne Streets, are attached below.
Timeline: Construction of the new structure and park space has now begun. The project is expected to be complete in late 2012.
Opportunities for Involvement: Citizen members are welcome to participate in the Walk of Fame Task Force, which will oversee the ongoing Walk of Fame recognition program after the project is complete. Contact Helen Borowicz to learn more about the Walk of Fame Task Force.
Project Contacts: If you have questions or would like further information, please feel free to contact the following project team members.
Parks and Recreation
Manager of Park Design & Open Space Development
519-756-1500 ext. 5527
Community Services - Planning
519-759-4150 ext. 2339
Economic Development & Tourism
Arts & Culture Coordinator
519-751-9900 ext. 219
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