This ‘lanterns’ themed public square located in Toronto’s main Chinatown neighbourhood, serves as landmark and event site for the community. A segment of Huron Street, north of Dundas Street West has been pedestrianized with patterned paving and varying Chinese ornamental illuminated bench lantern elements. An auspicious bronze cast Qilin sculpture marks the entrance to this new square. Much cultural research was taken to develop a set of integrated art elements to offer cohesive artistic expression as well as an interactive environment for visitors to the new square.
Huron Street Square
Credits:Artist: Jyhling Lee
Landscape Architect: The Planning Partnership