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Union Station Revitalization — Get on Board!

Welcome! Union Station is Canada's busiest, most important multi-modal passenger transportation hub, a designated National Historic Site and a significant part of Toronto's history and identity.  More than a quarter-million people use Union Station daily. The City of Toronto is leading Union Station's revitalization with three objectives: to improve the quality and capacity of pedestrian movement; to restore heritage elements; and to transform Union Station into a major destination for shopping, dining and visiting.

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Digital art pays tribute to Union Station

The City of Toronto, in partnership with OCAD University, has launched a temporary, digital art installation at Union Station. Designed by Che Yan, a graduate of OCAD U's Digital Futures Initiative, the interactive exhibit pays tribute to the venerable station and cherished public space.

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City invites input on Walks and Gardens art

The public is invited to give input into the designs of five international artists short-listed in a public art competition to commemorate the Walks and Gardens Trust at Union Station. 

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Back-of-house areas get a facelift

If you haven't noticed already, nearly all of Union Station is now under construction. A glance from outside will show that restoration work is in full swing on the building's heritage façade.

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Historic lounge makes a glamorous comeback

The Panorama Lounge, whose history goes back to 1927, returns to Union Station, boasting many of the original architectural and design elements and the latest in electronic gadgetry.

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Media tour the 'dig down'

The City of Toronto gives journalists an opportunity to see the “dig down,” one of the initial and most significant stages of the revitalization.

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City Council adopts the recommended approach

The recommended approach sees the City of Toronto retaining ownership of Union Station, while leasing out a new retail space to a private sector partner and dedicating a level to GO Transit and VIA Rail customers.

Additional Information

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Image Gallery

Historical photos, artist renderings of the revitalized Union Station, and much more.

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Concurrent Projects

There's more than a billion dollars in construction taking place on Front Street. GO is revitalizing the train shed, while TTC is building a second subway platform.

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North-West PATH

Union Station's revitalization will result in new pedestrian connections, including a new North-West PATH tunnel linking Front Street to Wellington Street.

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Virtual Tour

Check out the micro-simulations of what the new Union Station will look and feel like.

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Front Street EA

While Union Station is being transformed, the City of Toronto will also transform Front St. to improve pedestrian movement around the station.

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Reports

Browse our library of reports about the Union Station Revitalization Project.