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Burlington celebrates the grand opening of newest pavilion and unveiling of paintings sculpture

From left, Ward 1 Councilor Kelvin Galbraith, Angela Paparizo, City's director of Arts and Culture, Allan Magi, City's executive director Environment, Infrastructure and Community Services, Mayor Marianne Meed Ward and Chris Glenn, City's director of Recreation, Community and Culture celebrate the grand opening of the City View Park Pavilion and unveiling of the sculpture 'SOAR.'

A watch catching paintings piece awaits company to Burlington’s new pavilion.

Formally unveiled Friday (July 15), Metropolis View Park on Kearns Road features a 17-foot-tall metallic sculpture titled SOAR.

Created by artist Hooman Mehdizadehjafari, the sculpture shows the rich pure heritage of the world — notably the Niagara Escarpment.

It affords a visual focal point to the model new environmentally-friendly pavilion that options public washrooms, neighborhood space, a lined terrace, water refill station and seating.

The design of the developing choices sustainability, water and vitality efficiencies and is a symbolic connection between new constructing and the distinctive pure setting of the escarpment.

“It (pavilion) is an outstanding place for all hikers, nature fanatics and athletes alike to meet, gather and leisure,” acknowledged Chris Glenn, the Metropolis of Burlington’s director of Recreation, Neighborhood and Custom. “Most people paintings is an excellent beacon and splendidly captures the panorama and shows the neighborhood.”