Akin Ossington

Located at 888 Dupont St, Akin Ossington is Akin's first studios dedicated to providing workspace for light industrial art making. Akin Ossington has 70 studios ranging from 20 square feet to 250 square feet including some completely private spaces. We are located on the main and second levels of the building. There are two building entrances.

Please note that the studios are only available for tours that are scheduled in advance. We'd love to show you around, but want to make sure we're there!

 

Please email laura@akincollective.com if you would like to arrange a tour of Akin Ossington. Please note that all Akin Staff are also practicing artists, as a result we may not be able to get back to your inquiry immediately.

 

Accessibility:

Akin Ossington is not currently wheelchair accessible. Akin regrets this barrier to access. There is a loading bay on the east side of the building.

There are 10 units at Akin Ossington located on the main and lower levels of the buildings (Floor 1 and 2). Some units are accessed from the building’s main entrance and some units are accessed from the entrance on the east side of the building. There are two steps to access the main building entrance, and then 10 steps to access the lower level or 11 steps to access the main level once you are inside the building. There are There are 10 steps to access the east side entrance and then no further steps once you are inside the building.

Once you are in the building the hallways and studios are level throughout. There are gender-neutral bathrooms in all units. There are no grab bars in the bathrooms and the toilets are not raised. Three bathrooms have steps to access them.

Getting there:

By TTC:
Akin Ossington is a short walking distance from Ossington Subway Station or an even shorter bus ride on the 63 Ossington Bus which runs frequently. It is also accessible by the 26 Dupont Bus.
 
By car:
There is no reserved onsite parking.

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Akin Projects would like to thank TAS for their special collaboration on this space.