Toronto has long led North America in high-rise construction. With more cranes in the sky today than New York, Chicago, and San Francisco combined, we continue to live in an era of massive population growth. But while we have built up, have we been building right? Master-planned high-rise communities conceived just 10 years ago are struggling to accommodate the rapidly changing needs of our city. This tour will explore high-density neighborhoods that are testing new ways to reinvent themselves for the future: one of Toronto’s first “tower renewal” projects, the accelerated intensification of Yonge and Eglinton, and the family-friendly surge of CityPlace. With so much already invested and built up, is transformation really possible? What lessons can we learn from these high-rise communities for other growth areas in Toronto and beyond?
Tour Cost: US$125 per person, which includes lunch.
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