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The Battle for Brooklyn: The Abuse of Eminent Domain
Levine, Bruce E.
An article about the documentary Battle for Brooklyn, which chronicles the fight waged by residents and business owners of Brooklyn’s Prospect Heights neighborhood facing demolition of their property ...
Behind the Dirty Cleansing of New Orleans: Against The Current vol. 132
Commentaries on the viciousness of Congressman Richard Baker’s (R-LA) oft-cited comment that “we couldn’t get rid of public housing, but God did” often miss the fact that it is, in many ways, an accur...
The Greening of the Cities
How We Changed Toronto: The inside story of twelve creative, tumultuous years in civic life, 1969-1980
By the mid-1960s Toronto was well on its way to becoming Canada's largest and most powerful city. One real estate firm aptly labelled it Boomtown. Expressways, subways, shopping centres, high-rise apa...
A New City Agenda
While Canadians have quickly recognized the importance of healthy cities in their own lives and communities, governments have lagged far behind. In A New City Agenda, journalist and former mayor, John...
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Seven News (7 News) was a community newspaper published in the area of Toronto east of downtown which at the time was known as Ward 7. Seven News was published from 1970 to 1985. Seven News is no long...
The Shape of the City: Toronto Struggles with Modern Planning
John Sewell traces in urban planning from pre-Depression garden cities to postwar modernism and a revival of interest in the streetscape grid.
Architect fears Toronto may resemble New York
Developer and citizen advocate debate the future of the city.