Tag Archives: CONSTRUCTION

Winter Walk Through Regent Park

This gallery contains 35 photos.

Walking into the cold wind, fresh from a swim in the new aquatic centre, I trudge through the snow covered streets exploring the new construction. The field at the back of Nelson Mandela Park School, [where I once stood photographing … Continue reading

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REGENT PARK ARTS AND CULTURAL CENTRE/ARTSCAPE OPENS

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THE GIANT DANCERS….BALLET OF THE MACHINES

This gallery contains 24 photos.

My obsession with demolition is more than documenting the changing urban form,  but also watching the demolition as ballet.   The machine operators have the ability  to choreograph incredibly precise movements with equipment that sometimes extends 14 stories high. The machines … Continue reading

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ARTSCAPE…. RISING

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REGENT PARK ARTS & CULTURAL CENTRE is a joint venture between Toronto Community Housing, The Daniels Corporation and Artscape  to develop and operate the new Centre. These images depict the centre now under construction. The facility of 60,000 square feet,  … Continue reading

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BRICK BY BRICK DEMOLISHED = “THE BIG PARK”

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Another section of Regent Park North, nestled beside the future home of the Aquatic Centre, was demolished last week. The architectural drawing  from 1937,  depicts a park bounded by Dundas St. E., Sackville St., Oak St., and Sumach St., Toronto. … Continue reading

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CABRINI GREEN HOUSING PROJECTS IN CHICAGO

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The last Cabrini-Green  building will be demolished this week. The story of Regent Park’s revitalization isn’t just any narrative of the gentrification of a city center; it is Toronto, but it is happening worldwide.  Each city has the same struggle … Continue reading

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15 BELSHAW PLACE…..PIECE BY PIECE

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