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Bidding for the Future: Toronto's 2008 Olympic Bid and the Regulation of Waterfront Land
This research examines the process by which rights to public resources, including public land, were negotiated during the Olympic bidding process in one modern western city. Toronto’s 2008 Olympic bid involved not only the ...
Consuming the "Oriental Other," Constructing the Cosmopolitan Canadian: Reinterpreting Japanese Culinary Culture in Toronto's Japanese Restaurants
During the last decade, Japanese cuisine has become firmly rooted in Canada. The once unusual sounding dishes such as sushi, tempura, and edamame are now familiar to most Canadians. Indeed, Japanese restaurants make up a ...
Rapid Condominium Growth and the Emergence of the Ultra-Luxury Condominium Market in Toronto, Canada
In this thesis, I undertake a study of rapid condominium growth occurring in the City of Toronto, Canada, and the emergence of an ultra-luxury condominium market during a time of global financial instability. This thesis ...
Adaptive Reuse of Industrial Buildings in Toronto, Ontario: Evaluating Criteria for Determining Building Selection
Infill development, including the reuse of vacant and derelict industrial buildings, is a desirable form of development as municipalities face the pressure of continuous growth. There have been numerous industrial sites ...
Comparing The Potential For Creative Clusters For Urban Regeneration
The transition from industrial to post-industrial economies has left many port and industrial areas, like Toronto's Port Lands, derelict and underutilized. Creative clusters have been turned to as an effective policy ...
What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Examining the Consequences of the City of Toronto Public Square By-laws on Diversity in Yonge-Dundas Square
Public spaces are indispensible to the success of life in a city. Irrespective of ones opinion on whether the space is truly accessible or would be better off privately managed, at the most fundamental level, there is an ...
EATING VERSUS SELLING AUTHENTICITY: NEGOTIATING TORONTO’S VIETNAMESE CULINARY LANDSCAPE
Despite the popularity of Vietnamese cuisine in Toronto, there is limited understanding of how this culinary cuisine is socially constructed through its consumption and production. This thesis research examines the production ...
A Streetcar Suburb for the 21st Century: Transit-Supportive Design Guidelines & Policy Recommendations for Eglinton Avenue West in Toronto
This report develops a series of urban design guidelines, policy changes, and recommendations for intensification along a segment of a suburban arterial road, Eglinton Avenue West, in Toronto, Ontario to foster increased ...
Park It: Examining urban green spaces in the downtown core of Toronto, Ontario
AS the built environment continues to undergo intensification in urban areas, there is a growing interest to integrate green spaces within the city fabric.