C26180 Professor Doe English 344 8 May 2011 Envisioning the Future of the Toronto Waterfront Urban Redevelopment in the Lower Don Lands of the City of Toronto SECTION ONE: BACKGROUND a) History and context: Far from a static embankment of Lake Ontario, the Toronto Waterfront has been a dynamic region, literally shaped in the three centuries since the settlement of the City of York, later Toronto. Following utilitarian functions, the waterfront presently faces massive reformation in order to invigorate the economic development in the City of Toronto. Geographically speaking, the region is located on the “northwest shore of Lake Ontario at Latitude 43 39 N, Longitude 79 23 W” (City of Toronto). Spanning almost fifty kilometers, the...The end:
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