With its greenhouse and waterfall, Cloud Garden Park makes for an urban oasis in the downtown core, but the massive quilt-like wall by artist Margaret Priest honours the construction trades that built this city, with each section made of a different construction material to represent that particular trade. “Where our banks and financiers have buildings and streets named after them, the construction workers that actually raised the beams of the skyscrapers are celebrated here,” says Kidd.

PlacesCloud Garden Park (14 Temperance St.)