History of Projects
Project Planning Associates Limited:
(a multi-disciplinary, collaborative firm)
Landscape Architect: 1959 - 1966
Head of Landscape Architecture: 1964-66
Projects in which
he was involved or played a primary role included St. Lawrence
Seaway Parks, Expo '67, Ile Notre Dame, Kuwait waterfront,
Toronto Islands Parks among others.
Johnson Sustronk Weinstein + Associates Limited:
Principal: 1966 - 1982
Partial List of projects to follow:
Land Planning/ Community Planning:
Master Plan - Unionville, Ontario (4000 acres - Population 60,000)
Client : Bramalea Limited
Master Plan: Bramalea Ontario- (8000 acres- Population-100,000)
Client: Bramalea Limited
Master Plan : Chubb Cay , Bahamas (Residential, marine resort)
Client : Bramalea LImited
Master Plan: Kingston Township- long range community plan -3000
Client : Township of Kingston
Master Plan : South Fort Worth, Texas (2100 Acres-pop. 37,000)
Client: N.B. Cook Corporation
Master Plan: Harbour City, (Toronto Island Community, Pop. 50,000)
Client : Toronto Harbour Commissioners
Master Plan: Ardrossan , Alberta (New Community- 7,000 acres,
pop. 60,000 P
Client : Nu-West Development Corporation Limited
Open Space/ Parks and Recreation
Master Plan: Recreation and Open Space System- New Town of
Client: Township of Chinguacousy
Master Plan: Parks and Recreation Study -Town of Markham P
Client : Town of Markham
Master Plan: Parks and Recreation Study-Town of Simcoe P
Client : Town of Simcoe
Open Space Planning Study- North Pickering New Town P
Client : Province of Ontario
Master Plan: Forks of the Credit Provincial Park P
Client : Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Plan : Aquatic Park- Toronto Harbour -Leslie Street Spit P
Client: Metro Toronto + Region Conservation Authority, Metro Toronto
Toronto Harbour Commissioners
Master Plan and Site development- Metro Toronto Zoo , Scarborough
Client : Metro Toronto Parks and Metro Toronto Zoological Society
Master Plan: Calgary Zoo- Calgary , Alberta P
Client : City of Calgary Park
Master plan and Site development: Rundle Park, Edmonton , Alberta
(300 acres) P*
Client: City of Edmonton Parks Department
Master Plan:,Lakeview Park and Harbour, Oshawa , Ontario P
Client : City of Oshawa
Master Plan and site Development: L'Amoureaux/Steeles District
Client : Borough of Scarborough Parks and Recreation Department
Master Plan Competition (Winner): Milliken District Park, Scarborough,
Client: Borough of Scarborough
Master Plan : 18 Hole Golf course- Bethany Resorts, Bethany ,
Client: Mr. Bert Riel
Master plan: Batchewana Bay Resorts- Golf Course and Marina
Client : S. Staples
Master plan: Majors Hill / Lady Grey Drive Area (central area
of national capital) P
Client : National Capital Commission
Master Plan : Tunnel Mountain - National Park Camping area
Client : Indian Affairs and Northern Development (now Parks Canada)
Master plan : Maligne Lake Visitors Center P
Client : Parks Canada
Master Plan : Centreville- Children's Amusement Village , Toronto
Client : Beasley Amusement Novelty Company and Metro Toronto Parks
Streetscape and Parks design for numerous communities including
Malvern n'hoods 1,7,9,12,Timberlea new Community, Milton Ontario, Sheridan
Bramalea n'hoods 7,8,9,10,11, Townsend New Town , cities of Belleville,
Trenton, Mississauga, North Bay, Sarnia, Windsor among others.
Master Plan - Highway 406 Corridor-St. Catherines , Ontario- Concept
and Master Plan for multiple recreational uses for a highway corridor
Client: Ontario Ministry of Transportation and Communications
Master Plan: Landscape Master Plan for Lakehead University P
Client : Lakehead University
Master Plan: Erindale Park- Credit River Valley, including Interpretive
and trails, natural and cultural history museum P
Client : City of Mississauga
Waterfront Projects ( partial list)
Master Plan : Toronto Waterfront-Etobicoke Sector (8kms) P
Client : Metro Toronto + Region Conservation Authority
Master Plan/Site Development: Humber Bay Park(created major new
Client: Metro Toronto + Region Conservation Authority
Master Plan: Col. Sam Smith Waterfront Project ( Community College
waterfront park and marina) P*
Client : Metro Toronto + Region Conservation Authority and Moffat
Master Plan : Sarnia Waterfront (Parks, Marina and Downtown redevelopment
Client : City of Sarnia
Master Plan and Development : Mitchell's Bay Marine Park- P*
Client : St. Clair Parkway Commission
Site Planning (partial list)
Site planning and design- Polymer Pavilion -Expo 67. P*
Site Planning and design - Sir Sandford Fleming College, Peterborough,
Client ; Ron Thom, Architect
Site Planning and design- Meteorological Branch Headquarters,Toronto,
Client : Boigon and Heinonen, Architects
Site Planning and design -Art Gallery of Ontario and Grange Court
Client : Parkin Architects and the AGO
Site Planning and design -Royal Ontario Museum *
Client : Moffat Kinoshita Architects, and the ROM
Site Planning and design- Ottawa Locks Pedestrianization P*
Client: National Capital Commission and Parks Canada
Site Planning and design - Bank of Montreal Computer Center- Scarborough
Client : Parkin Architects
Site Planning and design- IBM Headquarters, Markham, Ontario *
Client: IBM and NORR , Architects
Design Competition: National Gallery of Canada- part of winning
Site Planning and design- Sefton Park , Toronto *
Client : Jerome Markson Architect
Site Planning and design- Civic Garden Centre- Edward's Gardens
, Toronto P*
Client: Metro Toronto Parks and Jerome Markson , Architect
Additional wide range of residential, commercial ,institutional
and civic projects.
Downtown Revitalization, Streetscape and Urban Spaces
(see also section on site planning and design)
Downtown Revitalization-Master Plan : Town of Uxbridge
Client : Mayor's Committee on Downtown Revitalization P
Downtown and Streetscape Concept: Town of Midland
Client: Town of Midland P
Site Design - Rideau Centre, Ottawa. Hotel, commercial and convention
complex-(major portion - a roof deck landscape)
Client: Viking Rideau Corporation and the National Capital Commission
Site design: Bell Trinity-Downtown Toronto office complex atrium,
Client : Parkin Architects, Bell Canada *
Site Design-Downtown Calgary Office Complex (site development,
Client : Cadillac Fairview- Webb Zerafa Menkes Housden , Architects
Note: P indicates Principal; * indicates follow-through into working drawings, specifications and supervision of construction.
Brad Johnson + Associates Limited - 1984 - present
The following is a partial list of recent and current projects
as principal of Brad Johnson + Associates
Metro Toronto Zoo- Mid term and Long term Overview Study P
Client: Metro Toronto Zoo
Master Plan: Dallas, Texas - 50 acres adjacent to the Central
Consultant to JSW for Preparation of master plan concept
Master Plan: Songhees Lands, City of Victoria Waterfront -Design
of the waterfront lands for a major redevelopment project, which incorporated
hotels, marinas, parks and civic spaces. (Note: This plan not the basis
for present development)
Client: British Columbia Ministry of Lands and Housing and Lombard
Site Design : Parliament Hill , Ottawa ,Ontario . Design Consultant
for redevelopment of the site treatment from Wellington Street to the Parliament
Client : JSW + Associates
Master Plan Study: Kingston Downtown Marina, Kingston , Ontario
Client : City of Kingston and Ministry of Tourism and Recreation
Master Plan - Inner harbour, Kingston, Ontario- Preliminary concepts
for long range development for housing , hotels, marina's, and parkland.
Client : Kingston Parks and Recreation Department
Concept Study for the re-creation of Fort Frontenac and associated
educational, cultural and recreational facilities in Kingston, Ontario.
Client: Britton Smith, Q.C. and the City of Kingston P
Concept Study and Master Plan: Long range redevelopment of quarry
lands for housing and marina, Pittsburgh Township.
Client: Frontenac Aggregates and Construction. P
Master plan: Loyalist Parkway- Prince Edward and Lennox + Addington
(Trenton to Kingston, Ontario)
Long range study for Parkway and
Client - Loyalist Parkway Steering Committee- (co-consultant
with MM Dillon)
Concept study: Leslie Street Spit Marina. Site plan concept for
1200 slip marina.
Client: JSW and Toronto Harbour Commissioners
Master Plan: City Park, Kingston, Ontario. Redesign of one of
Canada's oldest city parks.
Client : Kingston Parks and Recreation Department P
Concept Study: Market Square. Design of historic centre for the
City of Kingston P
Client : Kingston Parks and Recreation and the Market Square Committee.
Site Design: Magna International World Headquarters.
Client : Moffat Kinoshita Architects and Magna International
Site Design: Owls Head Golf Club , Eastern Townships of Québec
Client : Fred Korman Inc. and Thomas Blood Architect
Design Study: Sarnia Waterfront. This is a follow up of waterfront
done while a principal of JSW in 1982.
Client : City of Sarnia P
Design : Sarnia Waterfront - Civic Showplace Phase One- Design
the development of public waterfront facilities with NAK Design
Ron Baird, Sculptor
Client : City of Sarnia P*
Master Plan and Design: Cenotaph and Gage Parks for the City of
Historic downtown civic focus in adjacent to, and in conjunction
new Brampton City Hall, with NAK Design Group.
Client: City of Brampton P*
Design Standards: Guideline Standards for open Space and Site
the Township of Pittsburgh. With Nak Design Group.
Client : Township of Pittsburgh P
Master Plan: Etobicoke Waterfront. A study and design for the
of the "Motel Strip" including provision for residential
, commercial and public
open space uses . Co -principal of the study team with Philip
Client: City of Etobicoke, with MNR,MOE, MTRCA, Metro Toronto
Ministry of Housing. P
Master Plan: Mile Square, Kingston Township, Ontario. Long range
a new community. With Philip Weinstein + Associates Limited.
Client : The Mile Square Group.
Master Plan: Horse Park; a 400 acre international and Olympic
Metropolitan Toronto & Region Conservation Authority Lands,
Client: Horse Park Corporation P
Design: Parliament Hill - East Block Courtyard. Design of courtyard
conjunction with renovation of the East Block building.
Client: Dorval & Fortin Architects with Barry Padolsky, Architect,
Public Works Canada. P
Master Plan: Philosopher's Walk. Redesign of an historic open
space on the
University of Toronto campus.Client : University of Toronto P*
Design: Site development, Mines and Minerals Research Centre,
Design of all site works. Consultants- Nak Design Group.
Client: Public Works Canada; Stefura Nicholls Yallowega Architects
Master Plan: 27 hole golf course integral with planned residential
Uxbridge, Ontario. In association with Weinstein/Leeming Associates
S. Evans limited, golf course contractors.
Client: Wycliffe Homes
Master Plan: An innovative concept for the Children's Zoo at the
Metro Toronto Zoo.
In association with Sears and Russell Consultants.
Client: Metro Toronto Zoo P
Master Plan: West End Landfill Site, Windsor, Ontario. 175 acre
site for public
open space and recreation. With WLH and M.M. Dillon & Associates.
Client: City of Windsor.
Master Plan: East riverside Landfill Site , Windsor Ontario. 65
acre site in
association with 25 acre storm water management facility.
With WLH Limited and Dillon
Client : City of Windsor P*
Master Plan: Design for community open space system, waterfront
and downtown revitalization for the historic Loyalist Village
of Bath, Ontario.
In association with E. H. Storey Limited, Inglis & Downey
and A.D. Revill Limited.
Client : Village of Bath and Ontario Ministry of Tourism and Recreation.
Master Plan : Long range master plan and urban development guidelines
for the Speed
and Eramosa river valleys and adjacent urban areas in Guelph,
In association with Weinstein / Leeming. Client: City of Guelph
Master Plan: Brockville Waterfront; a strategy for public use
and access and guidelines
for effective urban re-development. In association with Weinstein/Leeming
and Natale, Scott Browne, Architects
Client: City Of Brockville
Concept and Draft Plan : Merrickville, Ontario. Residential neighbourhood
the Rideau River which protects 50% of the site.
Client : Judy Clarke P
Master plan: Durham College. Long Range Development Strategy for
to 20,000 students . Co-Consultant with Philip Weinstein.
Client : Durham College, Oshawa, Ontario P
Design of Charles C. Clark Civic Square for the City of Windsor.
in collaboration with the Planning Partnership,MM Dillon &
Randi Glos Architect.
1999-2000 Client : City Of Windsor P
Concept and Master Plan: Whitehouse Point, New York Principal
author of concept for
700 acre community on New York power Authority Seaway surplus
lands. Includes 27
hole golf course, 2 marinas and five residential comunity groups.
With Cruickshank enterprises. P
Master Plan and site design: Grass Creek Park , City of Kingston
. Included restoration
of the shoreline from a failed enginered seawall to a bioengineered
With Hall Coastal Engineering.
1997-99 Client : City of Kingston
Design of Kingston's Historic Market Square incorporating multi
including skating in the rehabilitation of this historic City
centre. Co-consultant with
Inglis & Downey Architects Inc.
Client: City of Kingston and
Market Square Community
Task Force. (in progress 2000-2001)
Master Plan: Le Moine Point Conservation Area. Long range strategy
land aquisitions, and management. of a key urban open space in
the City of Kingston.
With Earthling Communications.
1998-2000 Client : Cataraqui Region
Concept and Master Plan Riverfront Park, Morrisburg Ontario. Concept
recalls historic pre Seaway elements of the community.
1999-2000 Client : Morrisburg
Design of 350 metres of the Windsor waterfront incorporating the
Charles Hatch Wildflower gardens in a land sculpture layering of natural and
2000-2001 Client: City of Windsor.
Concept and Master Plan; O'Neill Farm St. Andrews By the Sea,
Residential enclave on Passamaquoddy Bay.
1999-2000 Clients: Meighen
Johnson + Associates Limited