Toronto: Can it break free from the Sprawl

January 17, 2011,AEST

Christopher Hume, Architecture Critic for Toronto Star writes in Hume: Resisting the Call of Sprawl Though suburbia has failed to live up to the promise, its appeal isn’t hard to understand. The damage inflicted on cities during the last 50 | Read More

Queens Quay get go ahead – WEST 8

April 23, 2010,AEST

The plan to redesign Queens Quay, the backbone of Toronto’s waterfront revitalization plans, finally has the go-ahead. The provincial government approved an environmental assessment yesterday for a pedestrian-friendly promenade. Construction of the first phase, an 800-metre section, should begin early | Read More

Underpass Park unveiled

March 13, 2010,AEST

A derelict area beneath a series of overpasses in the West Don Lands is going to be transformed into the most extensive park to ever be built under an overpass in Canada, and the first in Toronto. Located within the | Read More

Urban panel ponders the in-between areas of Toronto

November 24, 2009,AEST

A panel of Canadian urban studies specialists was brought together by the thestar.com(Toronto) to ponder the state of the Greater Toronto Area and the in-between areas that are ever growing. thestar.com feature starts….. According to a panel of leading Canadian | Read More

Construction Underway at Canada’s Sugar Beach

November 18, 2009,AEST

Waterfront Toronto, together with the Governments of Canada and Ontario and the City of Toronto, officially broke ground recently on Canada’s Sugar Beach, a new park that is transforming a surface parking lot in a former industrial area into Toronto’s | Read More

Toronto looks to preserve waterfront silos

November 3, 2009,AEST

The Globe and Mail reports A private developer holds the key to a proposed rescue of the iconic grain silos at the western edge of Toronto’s central waterfront. On Monday, at Mayor David Miller’s executive committee, city officials are expected | Read More

Toronto approves tranformation of Queens Quay

October 5, 2009,AEST

Toronto City Council has overwhelmingly approved Waterfront Toronto’s recommendation to transform Queens Quay into a grand lakefront boulevard by replacing two lanes of traffic on the south side of the street with a beautiful linear park. Transforming Queens Quay by | Read More

New Park in Downtown Toronto

September 14, 2009,AEST

A new park that has yet to be named runs north from Fort York Boulevard and sits about halfway between Spadina Avenue and Bathurst streets. “The …8-acre park is the result of five years of planning and construction and was | Read More

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