Neighbours fear development could create Victoria Park 'fishbowl'

Kate Rapson, chair of the Woodfield Community Association, and Shawna Lewkowitz, president of the Urban League, want Londoners to speak up about the kind of development they could tolerate around Victoria Park. (   Mike Hensen/The London Free Press)

Kate Rapson, chair of the Woodfield Community Association, and Shawna Lewkowitz, president of the Urban League, want Londoners to speak up about the kind of development they could tolerate around Victoria Park. (Mike Hensen/The London Free Press)

Shawna Lewkowitz, president of the Urban League of London, an umbrella group for neighbourhood organizations, said it’s crucial that local residents and community leaders weigh in on the future of the area.

“It’s really, really important that we get it right. Many residents of London use that area for different things. It’s a place of beauty, it’s a place of culture, and it’s also a place where people live in the surrounding areas,” she said.

“I think it’s important their voices are heard, while also recognizing the importance of density.”

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Shawn Adamsson