Promenade Ideas Competition

Entry Registration and Submission.

Railside Promenade Ideas Competition

The Forks North Portage Partnership (FNPP) invites designers to submit visionary proposals to transform Israel Asper Way from a four-lane roadway into a unique public space, commensurate with the new Railside development plan.

Pedestrian Oriented

This new public space will be known as the Railside Promenade. The goal of this competition is to incite innovative ideas and practical solutions for the urban design of the pedestrian promenade to be showcased to the public to generate support and enthusiasm for what is possible along Israel Asper Way.

Competition Brief

Please download both the competition brief and the additional resources package and then return before September 12, 2017 (5:00 pm, CST) to submit your entry.

Competition Brief Additional Resources


The period for submissions has now expired. Thank you for your interest.

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