Chicago-based artist Justus Roe reinvigorates Roncesvalles pedestrian and cycling bridge with bold colours, transforming the bridge into a vibrant landmark and cultural destination.
Project Type: Permanent Exhibit
Artist: Justus Roe
About the Project: This mural was the culmination of a cultural exchange that welcomed Chicago-based artist Justus Roe to Toronto, STEPS produced this waterfront mural which draws inspiration from both cities’ connection to the Great Lakes. The Roncesvalles Pedestrian Bridge which hosts the work, connects West End communities to Lake Ontario, has been transformed into a well-loved pedestrian and cycling thoroughfare.
As a part of this project, STEPS facilitated several community paint days in collaboration with West Neighbourhood House, as well as hosted youth workshops with participants from Maximum City’s summer camp.
This mural was produced in partnership with City of Toronto, Sister Cities International (SCI), StART (StreetARToronto) and Dulux Paints