LONG-NEGLECT OCULUS PAVILION BEING REVITALIZED FOR PUBLIC USE
Jacob Lorinc, Toronto Star
A historic and long-neglected pavilion located along the Humber River Trail in Etobicoke will be the subject of a revitalization project.
The Oculus Pavilion, a relic of Space Age-era architecture designed by architect Alan Crossley and built in 1959, has gone largely unused for several years and is now covered in graffiti, says Stephanie Mah, vice-president of the Architectural Conservancy Ontario (AGO) Toronto branch.
“It looks neglected. When people walk by, they don’t really pay attention to it anymore,” she said.
On Thursday, the ACO announced it will begin a yearlong revitalization of the pavilion in partnership with Giaimo Architects, through funding from a national charity called Park People. Continue reading in the Toronto Star here.