Economic and Social Issues in Urban Development: The Case of King and Spadina


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Economic and Social Issues in Urban Development: The Case of King and 
Urban change is complicated and is impacted by many factors, including structural factors like economic change, as well as changing attitudes and perceptions among individuals. This paper examines some recent changes in a neighbourhood in downtown Toronto defined by its major intersection where King Street meets 
 Avenue.  This area is just south of Chinatown, which covers roughly the area of 
 between College and Queen. This neighbourhood is a great example of the complexities of urban development, which is often motivated by economic considerations while social consequences are not sufficiently considered.  Based on this example, the paper...
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