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House Divided: How The Missing Middle Will Solve Toronto's Affordability Crisis
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|June 11, 2019

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A citizen's guide to making the big city a place where we can afford to live. Housing is increasingly unattainable in successful global cities, and Toronto is no exception - in part because of zoning that protects "stable" residential neighborhoods with high…
The Ward: The Life And Loss Of Toronto's First Immigrant Neighbourhood
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|June 1, 2015

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The story of the growth and destruction of Toronto's first 'priority neighbourhood.' From the 1840s until the Second World War, waves of newcomers who migrated to Toronto - Irish, Jewish, Italian, African American and Chinese, among others - landed in 'The…
Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time

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"Timely and important, a delightful, insightful, irreverent work . . . Should be required reading." - The Christian Science Monitor A Best Book of the Year according to Planetizen and the American Society of Landscape Architects Jeff Speck has dedicated his…
On This Patch Of Grass: City Parks And The Politics Of Occupied Land

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Parks are importantly fertile places to talk about land. Whether its big national parks, provincial campgrounds, isolated conservation areas, destination parks, or humble urban patches of grass, we tend to speak of parks as unqualified goods. People think of…
Feminist City: A Field Guide
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|October 24, 2019

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Leslie Kern wants your city to be feminist. An intrepid feminist geographer, Kern combines memoir, theory, pop culture, and geography in this collection of essays that invites the reader to think differently about city spaces and city life. From the geography of…
The New Urban Crisis: How Our Cities Are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation, And Failing…

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Richard Florida, one of the world's leading urbanists and author of The Rise of the Creative Class , confronts the dark side of the back-to-the-city movement In recent years, the young, educated, and affluent have surged back into cities, reversing decades of…
Cities for People
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|September 6, 2010

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For more than forty years Jan Gehl has helped to transform urban environments around the world based on his research into the ways people actually use—or could use—the spaces where they live and work. In this revolutionary book, Gehl presents his…
Power Play: Professional Hockey and the Politics of Urban Development

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When the Rogers Place arena opened in downtown Edmonton in September 2016, no amount of buzz could drown out the rumours of manipulation, secret deals, and corporate greed undergirding the project. Working with documentary evidence and original interviews, the…
Frostbike: The Joy, Pain and Numbness of Winter Cycling
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|September 19, 2014

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The bicycle is fast becoming a ubiquitous form of transportation in cities all over the world, making our urban spaces more efficient, more livable and healthier. But many of those bicycles disappear into basements and garages when the warm months end, parked…
The Power Broker: Robert Moses And The Fall Of New York

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Everywhere acknowledged as a modern American classic, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and chosen by the Modern Library as one of the hundred greatest books of the twentieth century, The Power Broker  is a huge and galvanizing biography revealing not only the…
Development Derailed: Calgary and the CPR, 1962-64
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|December 15, 2013

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In June of 1962, the Canadian Pacific Railway announced a proposal to redevelop part of its reserved land in the heart of downtown Calgary. In an effort to bolster its waning revenues and to redefine its urban presence, the CPR proposed a multimillion dollar…
Golden Gates: Fighting For Housing In America
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|February 18, 2020

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A  New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice  A stunning, deeply reported investigation into the housing crisis Spacious and affordable homes used to be the hallmark of American prosperity. Today, however, punishing rents and the increasingly…
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