Urbanization TO - Downtown

May. 4, 2019

Published on Mar 21, 2019

Defined as a continuously habitable high-rise building taller than 150 meters (492ft), a skyscraper represents a bold, yet elegant design solution to a large city’s hyper-densification problem. And Toronto, Canada’s most populous city, definitely benefits from the condo boom that forever changed the city’s skyline - As of March 2019, Toronto boasts no fewer than 60 skyscrapers, with 31 to be added by 2024, and another 50 planned, but without a completion date announced yet

May. 11, 2017

Alphabet Inc., Google's parent company, has applied to develop a 12-acre strip in downtown Toronto with the goal of creating a connected, high-tech city or district from scratch, sources say - Matt Rourke / The Associated Press

Apr. 12, 2017

Toronto City Planning - Published on 6 Mar 2017

This recording is from the March 4th, 2017 TOcore consultation held at the Ryerson's Ted Rogers School of Management. It includes an introductory presentation on the TOcore process to develop a new Downtown Plan by Chief Planner Jennifer Keesmaat followed by a discussion panel moderated by Ken Greenberg of the Ryerson City Building Institute and featuring:

Jennifer Keesmaat, Chief Planner & Executive Director, Toronto City Planning
Janie Romoff, General Manager, Toronto Parks, Forestry, and Recreation
Barbara Gray, General Manager, Toronto Transportation Services
Michael Williams, General Manager, Toronto Economic Development & Culture