Beloved former Raptor Kyle Lowry gets a street named after him in Toronto

Although his name is already etched in the hearts of many Canadian basketball fans, beloved former Toronto Raptor Kyle Lowry and the rest of the 2019 NBA Championship team will soon be honored with streets named after them. .

On Monday, the city officially announces eight new street names at Don Mills Crossing, at the northeast corner of Don Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue East, on a 60-acre site that is expected to include residential, office and retail buildings. retail, alongside parks and a new community center.

Lowry, who was a key figure in the Raptors’ 2019 NBA title run before signing with the Miami Heat last August, is one of many honored with a street name – Kyle Lowry Road. The team itself is also honored with a road dubbed the Champions Road.

Other honorees include former Toronto Maple Leaf Mike Palmateer, hockey coach Joe D’Angelo, lawyer and community volunteer Marjorie Hiley, author and musician Paul Quarrington, Olympian Steve Podborski and the famous architect Raymond Moriyama.

A street naming ceremony is scheduled for Monday.

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