TORONTO — A new public space constructed out of shipping containers has officially opened in Toronto.
Located at Bathurst and Front streets, stackt aims to be a new cultural and community hub and marketplace with local, national and international brands offering retail, food and beverage experiences and arts and cultural programming and events.
Designed by LGA Architectural Partners, it was developed by transforming unused land with 120 new and reclaimed shipping containers. Its stacking design is expected to make it a recognizable landmark and destination in Toronto, indicates a release.
“The vision for stackt developed while I was living in the area and noticed the lack of an interactive public space that encourages community connection and engagement,” said Matt Rubinoff, founder of stackt, in a statement. “With stackt we are developing a community and cultural hub that will provide the necessary space for Torontonians to gather, connect and discover. I’m excited to open our doors and share with Torontonians all stackt has to offer.”