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Condos, Lettuce, and Tomatoes: Factors Influencing the Provision of Food Production Spaces in New Multi-Unit Residential Developments in Toronto and Vancouver
There are a number of societal benefits associated with urban agriculture, such as increasing the sense of community and promoting improved access to fresh produce. Despite its growing popularity, one of the key barriers, ...
Comparing Gentrification in Montreal and Toronto
Gentrification is a phenomenon that most urban planners are intimately familiar with, and it is a subject that has been documented and debated extensively within academic literature. Proponents argue that gentrification ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
The Characteristics of Declining Neighbourhoods in Toronto
This report explores relative changes taking place in the lowest-income neighbourhoods in the Toronto CMA between 1981 and 2006. Through analysis of census data, three categories were created to trace change in demographic ...
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 ...
The Evolution of Waterfront Public Spaces: A comparative assessment of public use on Toronto’s Harbour Square Park and York Quay
The objective of this report is to investigate the evolution of uses on two waterfront public spaces. These case studies are located in close proximity on Toronto’s Central Waterfront and are similar in size, but reflect ...
Poverty in post-war suburbs: are households doing better or worse?
This report explores the shift of low income households form older pre-war housing stock into post-war periods of construction. The shift is explored by identifying four periods of construction and using period of construction ...