Case Studies

As Canada’s leader in multi-tenant space development for the arts and culture sector, Artscape has transformed a portfolio of underutilized buildings across Toronto into dynamic community assets. Our projects provide workspaces for many galleries, theatres, and not-for-profit organizations and live/workspaces for hundreds of artists and designers.


In this section, you’ll find detailed case studies of Artscape projects, including the Parkdale Arts and Cultural Centre, Artscape Gibraltar Point, Artscape Distillery Studios, Artscape Wychwood Barns, Artscape Youngplace, Daniels Spectrum, and Artscape Triangle Lofts. These case studies tell the stories of our buildings from the early stages of project development to current operations, and offer a detailed view into how the projects came to life. Read the case study narrative, click through the illustrated project timelines, watch interviews with key project partners, and explore project materials and archives. In this section, you’ll find:

  • Complete Case Study Narratives
    Read historical information about the neighbourhood, information on the project’s design/build, and key lessons learned.
  • Illustrated Project Timelines
    Click through select photos capturing the project’s history, from archival photos of the project site, to photos of the project’s construction and opening.
  • Archives
    Browse archival material related to each project, including newspaper and other media articles, Artscape newsletters, and other information.
  • Media
    Watch interviews with key project partners and view historic photo galleries, as well as galleries of the interior, exterior, and construction phases of projects.
  • Project Materials
    Review key documents and collateral from each project, including feasibility studies, business plans, calls for proposals, promotional materials, and more.

Content List

  • Artscape Youngplace

    Part ideas laboratory, part creativity workshop, Artscape Youngplace is a community cultural hub in Toronto's West Queen West n...
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