Aurora Town Square

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Email this link


Welcome! Engage Aurora is an interactive, digital space for you to learn about and provide valuable input into Town projects.

This webpage will serve as a central hub for the Aurora Town Square project, where you can visit to learn more about the planned space and receive ongoing project updates. This is also a great place to interact with other members of the community and share your ideas for how the different spaces can be used, as construction of the square gets underway and the area is transformed into a vibrant destination for our community to enjoy.

ABOUT THE AURORA


Welcome! Engage Aurora is an interactive, digital space for you to learn about and provide valuable input into Town projects.

This webpage will serve as a central hub for the Aurora Town Square project, where you can visit to learn more about the planned space and receive ongoing project updates. This is also a great place to interact with other members of the community and share your ideas for how the different spaces can be used, as construction of the square gets underway and the area is transformed into a vibrant destination for our community to enjoy.

ABOUT THE AURORA TOWN SQUARE PROJECT

With two community spaces and unlimited possibilities, Aurora Town Square is a place where young and old can come together in all seasons to enjoy art, theatre, music, shopping, community events and activities.

Aurora Town Square includes two key spaces – a vibrant outdoor square and a new community facility that will feature a flexible performance hall with seating for up to 250 people and a variety of multi-purpose programming spaces that will bring life and energy to our downtown core.

Aurora Town Square is a key part of Aurora's exciting downtown revitalization plan.

  • Construction Timelapse: Summer

    Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Email this link

    Construction is in full swing at Aurora Town Square. Take a look at all the activity happening on site.


  • Behind the Scenes: Episode 2

    Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Email this link

    We take you behind the scenes with Mayor Mrakas at the Aurora Town Square construction site.



  • New Name, New Logo!

    Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Email this link
    supporting image
    It's time! We are thrilled to finally share Aurora Town Square's new visual identity- vibrant and creative, just like the project!

    Utilizing a playful repeated pattern, this versatile graphic plays off the idea that no matter what corner of Aurora you're from, all paths lead back to Aurora Town Square!


    What is the inspiration behind the new Aurora Town Square logo? Dive in with Town of Aurora Marketing and Creative Specialist, Katrina Estacio, who designed the logo and shares a bit about her creative process: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzPLU8rk68o

  • Aurora Town Square Logo Unveiling

    Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Email this link
    supporting image
    Big news! Aurora Town Square will be getting its own brand identity. Something just as awesome and unique as the space being created! Are you as excited as we are?!

    The countdown is officially on. ONE WEEK until the big reveal!

    You need to be signed in to add your comment.

    comment
    Submitting your comment
    Cancel
  • New Rendering: West Elevation

    Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Email this link
    supporting image


    📸 Hallet Visual


    Take a look at the newest rendering of Aurora Town Square's west elevation. The vibrant, 29,000-square-foot outdoor community space animated by a water feature in the summer can be turned into a skating track in winter. This dynamic space will be a great place for people of all ages to come and enjoy.




  • Behind The Scenes

    Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Email this link

    Let us take you behind the scenes to get to know the people behind the project. Episode 1 features Peter Scardino, Site Superintendent of Aurora Town Square construction.


  • Introducing: Aurora Town Square

    Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Email this link

    On June 22, 2021, the Library Square project, the centerpiece of the Town’s ambitious downtown revitalization plan, was officially renamed Aurora Town Square. The new name, approved by Aurora Council following a public engagement process, was carefully chosen to reflect an age-old desire for communities to share a space of belonging and celebration.

    Officially opening in 2022, it will feature outdoor and indoor cultural spaces that offer unlimited possibilities.

    Key features include:

    • A vibrant, 29,000-square-foot outdoor community space animated by a skating track in winter that can be turned into a water feature in the summer, an amphitheater/ performance space, art installation spaces, community event space, and an enclosed bridge between the Library and the Church Street School addition.

    • A spectacular 32,000-square-foot addition to the beloved Church Street School facility that will feature a flexible performance hall with seating for up to 250 patrons in Theatre style, multi-purpose arts programming spaces, visual arts studio, a beautiful café, and more.

    • Major updates at the Aurora Public Library, including a new entrance and programming spaces, and a roof-top reading garden, which will make it even more accessible and user-friendly.

  • Construction Notice

    Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Email this link
    supporting image

    Please be advised that Aurora Town Square construction will continue on July 1 (Canada Day), albeit at a reduced capacity. The public is encouraged to use caution in this area. Please cross at designated crosswalks, follow posted signs, and be alert when walking near the construction zone.

  • Spring Construction: Timelapse

    Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Email this link

    We are building more than just a facility; we are building for the future! Take a look at some of the construction happening on site.



  • Construction Milestone: 130 Ft Crane Tower Installation

    Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Email this link

    Big things are happening on site

    On May 3, 2021, Chandos erected a 130 ft tower crane. With the crane installation, construction of the 22 Church Street addition will begin soon.



Page last updated: 30 August 2021, 15:12