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DUNDAS PLACE
COMMUNITY
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The downtown core is gearing up for a journey to rejuvenate the heart of London, as construction begins on the city’s exciting new venture, Dundas Place.
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vehicular traffic, and activated with events to draw visitors in to the city, ready to explore the community.
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premiere venue option that is both convenient and connected. Lighting, seating, flexible loading zones and ease of access to utilities will provide an integrated and unique platform to host festivals, concerts or day-to-day activities throughout the year.
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complete, construction on phase one, which will run from Ridout Street to just east of Richmond, began in Spring 2018, and will wrap up late fall, early winter. Phase two will stretch from Richmond to Wellington Street, with a planned start date of
Spring of 2019 running until Winter.
For more information, or for project updates, visit: dundasplace.ca
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