Located at the Bloor and Keele underpass, this sophisticated StreetARToronto (StART) mural was created by local artists and brothers Rob and Tommy Matejka. It features a subdued colour palette and layering that gives the artwork a dynamic quality, while the size and scale invite the community's daily commute – whether by TTC, bike, car or on foot – to become part of the viewers' experience. This intriguing work of art was unveiled on October 25, 2015 to coincide with the 5th anniversary of our BIA's Toast to Autumn festival.
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Dorval Community Garden
Together with The West Bend Community Association, Bloor by the Park BIA helped bring this wonderful little space to life. The Dorval Garden is a nice place to take in a summer breeze and watch the subway zip by. What was once a barren hunk of weeds has been transformed into a welcome retreat.
Graffiti Mural Walk
On the north side of Bloor, behind each merchant, is a lane way that extends from Dundas West subway station to the east entrance of Keele subway station. Some years ago our BIA worked with local graffiti artists during a special event to create fantastic murals and artistic designs on some of the buildings.
They're famously showcased while riding the train!