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Forest City Film Festival Launches Tomorrow!

October 23, 2019

The 4th instalment of the Forest City Film Festival (FCFF) is set to take over some of our favourite venues in the core from October 24th - 27th. 

5 Great Patios to Visit on Dundas Place

January 01, 2020

Looking to kick-start your long weekend? Check out these great patios!

10 Instagram-Worthy Places

January 01, 2020

Looking for some one-of-a-kind photo locations for Instagram?  Look no further.  There are an endless amount of photo opportunities along Dundas Place.

5 Great Places to Spend Your Lunch Hour

January 01, 2020

Tired of spending your lunch hour cooped up inside?  Blank walls in the lunch room leaving you feeling uninspired?  Take a break from the ordinary and visit one of these great spaces during your lunch hour! 

London Music Hall embracing change inside and out

January 11, 2019

“Nothing happens overnight. What we did didn’t happen overnight; we had many sleepless nights over the past 16 years. But I’m excited for where we are going in the downtown,” Mike said. “I’m a huge supporter of what’s happening on Dundas Street now. I am in touch with contractors all the time, the city . . . it is very needed. If we want to see growth, we have to fix our infrastructure underground. It has to happen.”

Renovations re-introduce Museum London to downtown

October 15, 2018

Along with doubling the museum’s programming space up to 4,400 square feet, the renovation introduced a massive window that overlooks the forks of the Thames River. That connection not only brings the community back to the museum for an important reintroduction to the community, but has brought its original vision back into play.

Fanshawe continues serving a growing student experience

October 09, 2018

With the opening of its new campus — revitalizing the former Kingsmill’s department store on Dundas Street — Fanshawe College has firmly entrenched itself as one of downtown London’s cultural and economic drivers.

Voices.com builds a global mission from its local home

October 03, 2018

For some 14 years, Voices.com has served as a virtual marketplace for connecting some 500,000 voice actors, talent agents and producers from around the world, all from the comfort of the Forest City.

Savanah Sewell announced as Dundas Place Manager

September 19, 2019

Downtown London and The City of London are happy to announce the hiring of Savanah Sewell as the Dundas Place Manager. Based out of London Ontario, Sewell is the co-founder of The Grickle Grass Festival, Winter Spectacular and London Girls Rock Camp. Her production days have led her to The Toronto International Film Festival, Way Home Festival and a long list of arena and club shows.

A passion for people, new hairstyles, drives Salon U success

August 02, 2018

“The culture downtown, it’s an eclectic clientele. You won’t find this in a shopping mall; there’s no way,” he said. “The big thing is we’ve made this a destination, and where do I do that, from behind the chair. I could have bells and whistles and waterfalls, but at the end of the day, I make a difference standing behind that chair.”

Hair styles, hard work tools for building a better downtown

June 13, 2018

Jagoda Hall has been a hairstylist for 20 years, although her first client was her own cousin when she was just eight years old. From that moment on she knew what she wanted to do with her life, even if not everyone was thrilled with the idea at the time.

Bancroft-Snell avid book lover, excited downtown champion

May 28, 2018

Jonathon Bancroft-Snell is owner of a gallery widely lauded for providing a comprehensive, nation-wide representation of Canadian ceramics, but it also turns out he is a big fan of books and downtown London’s future.

Flexing our street muscles

April 11, 2018

By: Cedric Richards

I walk through Dundas every day to get to work or volunteer. Lately I’ve been looking up at its buildings and strangely adtmiring the architecture. I’m in Rebel Remedy getting a kombucha or at the Arts Project looking at the latest exhibition or at Kenzo Ramen eating noodles or buying a bike lock at Two Wheels or cutting through alleys to King Street or the Market.

How Will Dundas Place Flex Street Impact London, ON?

March 07, 2019

By: Filthy Rebena Vintage

Dundas Place Flex Street has the potential to be a total game changer. Dundas Street will become hands-down the most exciting public area in London. It will be more than just a space to move through – it will become a destination to arrive at for shopping, leisure, and celebrations.out? What makes it interesting?

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Defining London's core experience.

Dundas Place is about more than constructing a flexible street. It represents an opportunity to build community and make our entire core stronger.

 

As we transition from street to place, we’ll uncover new ways to connect, grow and collaborate to create experiences that bring Londoners closer together. Whether you’re new to the community or you’ve been here for a while, your voice can help shape our future.

 

A sense of place is something we can create together. Every day. 

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Dundas Place is the first transformational project in Our Move Forward, London's Downtown Plan and a 2019 core construction project. To learn more, visit: london.ca/coreconstruction

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