Welland Canal Park & Civic Square


Town of Welland


Welland, Ontario

Design Team

Janet Rosenberg & Studio (Landscape Architect)
CS&P Architects (Architect)
Yolles Engineers Consultants (Consulting Engineer)
Merber Corporation (Consulting Engineer)
Martin Engineering (Bulk Materials)



Completed 2005

Photography Credit: Neil Fox, Jeff McNeill

Welland’s Civic Square and Library were designed to rejuvenate the downtown core.

Our vision for the surrounding parkland focused on re-connecting residents with the edge of the historic Welland Canal. A series of galvanized ramps and viewing platforms hover over the former walls of the canal, recalling the industrial history of the site. A planting palette of long grasses and roses creates a structured, park-like atmosphere. Walkways connect the Square to the heart of the city, attracting visitors and reasserting the place of the canal in residents’ daily lives.

Size: 0.6 hectares

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