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Toronto sprawls : a history

Author: Lawrence Solomon
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2007.
Series: University of Toronto Centre for Public Management monograph series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Toronto Sprawls makes a convincing case that urban sprawl in Toronto was caused not by market forces, but rather by policies and programs designed to disperse Toronto's urban population."--Jacket.
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Solomon, Lawrence, 1948-
Toronto sprawls.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007276907
(OCoLC)78042486
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Solomon
ISBN: 9781442685062 1442685069 9781442690424 1442690429
OCLC Number: 658402797
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 120 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: Greater Toronto, circa 1900, before the era of sprawl --
How private transit hobbled sprawl --
Living at close quarters --
Toronto the good --
Model people, model suburbs --
Canada's war effort against the cities --
CMHC and cheap financing open up the suburbs --
Partial amalgamation, full sprawl / with Satish Dhar --
The suburbs beyond the suburbs / with Satish Dhar --
Conclusion: How Toronto might have been --
Postscript: Toronto in 2020.
Series Title: University of Toronto Centre for Public Management monograph series.
Responsibility: Lawrence Solomon.

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