8 80 Cities and the City of Kitchener came togetherto launch the first-ever pop-up park in downtownKitchener to build excitement and engage diversecommunities in reimagining parks and publicspaces through an equity lens.
The pop-up park was a real-time display of ideasgenerated by residents through the Places andSpaces engagement conducted by the City ofKitchener’s Parks, Recreation and CemeteriesDivision.The pop-up park demonstrated real-time ideas andinput shared by equity-deserving communitiesduring months of engagement leading up to thepop-up installation.
Together 8 80 Cities, the City of Kitchener and community stakeholders crafted Project Goals,Design Directions and Programming Themes that guided the design, programming, layout and activation of the Kitchener Pop-Up Park.
The Kitchener Pop-Up Park Project Findings Report details the project goals, design directions and programming themes while diving into observations and key data points. Download the report.