Wellesley Central Health Corporation Neighbourhood Project, Toronto, Ontario (2003)
Project series documents Cornelia Hahn Oberlander's landscape project for Wellesley Central Health Corporation Neighbourhood Project, in Toronto. Orberlander worked in this project in the first half of the 2000s. She was hired to prepare the masterplan for the redevelopment of the four-acre MCHC's property bounded by Wellesley Street, Sherbourne Street, Wellesley place, and Wellesley Lane. The project was planned to comprise the construction of townhomes, condominum towers and a long-term-care facility. Oberlander also design the landscape for the Wellesley Central Place park, for which she collaborated with Diana Gerrard of gh3. The project consists in a one-acre park for a long-term-care facility for senior citizens and individuals who have suffered a traumatic injury or illness.
The project series contains predominantly documents related to Oberlander's work for the landscape masterplan of the WCHC property. The material comprises correspondence, including correspondence with clients and consultants, scope of work, proposed work plan by Oberlander, financial documents, a plant list, and specifications. The project series also includes a site plan, design development drawings, such as details and sections for planting, and reference drawings, such as site surveys and grading plans.
Source: Herrington, Susan. Cornelia Hahn Oberlander: Making the Modern Landscape, University of Virginia Press, 2014, 304 pages.
Material in this project series was kept in its original order when it was first processed upon its arrival at CCA.
Toronto Ontario Canada
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