Tag Archives: URBAN DESIGN PROJECT

LABOUR INTENSIVE

This gallery contains 49 photos.

Kudos to the crews on the Regent Park site, and to all the construction workers who build our cities. When I revisit these images of the construction crew working in the elements, (-27 degrees C , most of February) I … Continue reading

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URBAN FARMING COMING TO REGENT PARK

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As I walked through Regent Park this morning I was excited to see all the community activity. People were out creating  gardens. Busy over turning the grass, mixing the heavy clay soil, with top soil by the bag load, and … Continue reading

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THE GIANT DANCERS….BALLET OF THE MACHINES

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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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THE END OF AN URBAN TREE CANOPY

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This is the second time I have witnesses the trees being demolished during Phase 2 of the revitalization.  (See first post of this blog…The Last Waltz for documentation). Even the tree that  survived  the first  cut, was downed  last week, … Continue reading

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MOVING DAYS….Regent Street, St David Walk, Sutton Ave and St Bartholomew Street

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The demolition of the houses bounded by Regent Street, St David Walk , Sutton Ave and St Bartholomew Street is underway. The last of the residents are moving out as the rumblings of the bulldozers begins.

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JANE’S WALK….REGENT PARK

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“At the heart of Jane Jacobs’ The Death and Life of Great American Cities was the idea that a successful city was a city that was alive with diversity: diversity of people but also a diversity of activities, ideas and … 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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