The Shape of the City
Toronto Struggles with Modern Planning

Sewell, John
Publisher:  University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada
Year Published:  1993  
Pages:  252pp   Price:  $18.95   ISBN:  0-8020-7409-X
Library of Congress Number:  HT169.C32T67 1993   Dewey:  352.9'6'09713541
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX6812

John Sewell traces in urban planning from pre-Depression garden cities to postwar modernism and a revival of interest in the streetscape grid.


Table of Contents

Foreword by Jane Jacobs
1. Dreaming of a Better City
2. City Building in the Modern Style
3. Don Mills: Canada's First Corporate Suburb
4. After Don Mills
5. Rejection of Modern Planning
6. Creating an Alternative to Modernism
7. The Suburbs Ascendant
8. Redesign

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