Creating #MyMulock Property

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Mulock Property during the fall


About the Mulock Property

The Town of Newmarket's vision for this property is to create an iconic community park/outdoor green space. The site has a remarkable history and potential to become a focal point where community life, recreation, culture, heritage and conservation collide in innovative and engaging ways.

Three Concept Designs Revealed

Over the past year, thousands of community members came together to learn about the Mulock Property, and share their experiences of the area and their ideas for the future of the site [read the engagement report or video]. Through various conversations with local residents, Town Council, school groups and community leaders, five guiding principles emerged:

  1. Make it a destination
  2. Keep it natural
  3. Root it in diverse histories and look forward
  4. Create inclusive and accessible spaces
  5. Connect it to our town

Based on these guiding principles and other feedback, the design team has developed three concepts to explore:

  • Energized, where #MyMulock is full of excitement and activity
  • Expressive, where #MyMulock is a place to create and be inspired
  • Peaceful, where #MyMulock is a place to relax and recharge

Thank You for Your Feedback

In October 2020, we collected nearly 250 survey responses on the three design concepts. Your feedback will now help our consultant team create one refined concept that takes the preferred elements from all three themes to create a consolidated design, and finally, one Master Plan, that is energized, expressive and peaceful, all in one.

Learn more about the three concepts below or view this presentation, which includes more information. You can also sign up for #MyMulock Property Updates to receive news directly to your inbox.

Three exciting design concepts = 1 great future!

The purpose of the three concepts is to show many possibilities for the park. The concepts share many similar features, including a variety of trails, gardens, water features, art and recreational opportunities. However, the concepts prioritize different elements and inspire different emotions. Read through the three concepts to get a sense of what they have to offer.

An Energized Mulock: Village Green is full of excitement and activity, offering opportunities for the community to gather and enjoy food among the beautiful landscape. This Village Green is a place residents of all ages can stay active in their own unique ways – exploring natural play zones, running or skating on the trail, doing yoga, cooling off in an interactive water feature or warming up by a fire pit. Seasonal and changing art will bring the community together at key points throughout the year.

An Expressive Mulock: Culture Hub is a place to be creative and get inspired, where visitors can take in a performance on the great lawn or take long walks through art installations. The Culture Hub offers opportunities for artists and creatives to participate in artist residencies, and where residents and visitors can explore a sculpture garden or visit an arts hub. A water feature, fire pits and other amenities will be infused with artistic flair for visitors to experience.

A Peaceful Mulock: The Arboretum is relaxing and offers a space to recharge in a natural, biodiverse and forested setting. The Arboretum offers walking and skating trails that meander through woods and diverse gardens, including a medicine garden. There are also many opportunities to visit a cafe, get warm by a fire pit or water feature and visit a conservatory, while being immersed in nature.



About the Mulock Property

The Town of Newmarket's vision for this property is to create an iconic community park/outdoor green space. The site has a remarkable history and potential to become a focal point where community life, recreation, culture, heritage and conservation collide in innovative and engaging ways.

Three Concept Designs Revealed

Over the past year, thousands of community members came together to learn about the Mulock Property, and share their experiences of the area and their ideas for the future of the site [read the engagement report or video]. Through various conversations with local residents, Town Council, school groups and community leaders, five guiding principles emerged:

  1. Make it a destination
  2. Keep it natural
  3. Root it in diverse histories and look forward
  4. Create inclusive and accessible spaces
  5. Connect it to our town

Based on these guiding principles and other feedback, the design team has developed three concepts to explore:

  • Energized, where #MyMulock is full of excitement and activity
  • Expressive, where #MyMulock is a place to create and be inspired
  • Peaceful, where #MyMulock is a place to relax and recharge

Thank You for Your Feedback

In October 2020, we collected nearly 250 survey responses on the three design concepts. Your feedback will now help our consultant team create one refined concept that takes the preferred elements from all three themes to create a consolidated design, and finally, one Master Plan, that is energized, expressive and peaceful, all in one.

Learn more about the three concepts below or view this presentation, which includes more information. You can also sign up for #MyMulock Property Updates to receive news directly to your inbox.

Three exciting design concepts = 1 great future!

The purpose of the three concepts is to show many possibilities for the park. The concepts share many similar features, including a variety of trails, gardens, water features, art and recreational opportunities. However, the concepts prioritize different elements and inspire different emotions. Read through the three concepts to get a sense of what they have to offer.

An Energized Mulock: Village Green is full of excitement and activity, offering opportunities for the community to gather and enjoy food among the beautiful landscape. This Village Green is a place residents of all ages can stay active in their own unique ways – exploring natural play zones, running or skating on the trail, doing yoga, cooling off in an interactive water feature or warming up by a fire pit. Seasonal and changing art will bring the community together at key points throughout the year.

An Expressive Mulock: Culture Hub is a place to be creative and get inspired, where visitors can take in a performance on the great lawn or take long walks through art installations. The Culture Hub offers opportunities for artists and creatives to participate in artist residencies, and where residents and visitors can explore a sculpture garden or visit an arts hub. A water feature, fire pits and other amenities will be infused with artistic flair for visitors to experience.

A Peaceful Mulock: The Arboretum is relaxing and offers a space to recharge in a natural, biodiverse and forested setting. The Arboretum offers walking and skating trails that meander through woods and diverse gardens, including a medicine garden. There are also many opportunities to visit a cafe, get warm by a fire pit or water feature and visit a conservatory, while being immersed in nature.


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