Calling all park lovers! A new hangout spot will be coming to the 6ix. \nA new Toronto park will be built along the city's waterfront and construction is expected to start this year. \nEditor's Choice: Air Transat Just Suspended All Toronto Flights For The Rest Of The Winter\n\nCreateTO and @cityoftoronto are pleased to announce that Claude Cormier + Associés has been awarded the contract to design and construct Leslie Slip Lookout Park, an exciting City-building initiative located in Toronto’s #PortLands. https://t.co/TmVKtXHCzi pic.twitter.com/VbvHUGds7l— CreateTO (@_CreateTO) January 27, 2021\n\nAccording to CreateTO, the new project which is entitled the "Leslie Slip Lookout Park" will be located on Martin Goodman Trial.\nThe location, which will include a public beach alongside forested dunes, aims to create a "new multi-use destination" in the city's east end.\nIn fact, the release even states the space could be used for pop-up events, concerts and more. \nThe 1.9 acres of open space, located at 12 Leslie Street, will also have a viewing platform where you can take in the Toronto skyline. \nThe park is being designed by Claude Cormier + Associés, who famously also designed Sugar Beach.\nAccording to CP24, John Tory states while they hope to begin construction by March, it could be a few years before the park is open to the public.