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Walk with Joy

One of the first things I did as Executive Director of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Toronto was to ask Paul Bedford to join me for a summer beer so I could pick his brain about the emerging development of this city. I was particularly…

How revitalization can improve health

Residents who moved directly from old housing to new housing as part of the revitalization of the Regent Park community housing project in downtown Toronto said one year later that they felt safer, more connected to their community and more…

Q&A: Grand Harwood Place

The Ajax Plaza has been in existence since the early 50’s. Why redevelop it now?The Ajax Plaza was originally built to serve a community of up to 25,000 people. At the time, the plaza was the commercial heart of the community. …