Toronto's Subtle Architecture of Exclusion

The Toronto Star wonders if Toronto's urban planners are intentionally driving people away from downtown.

February 9, 2005, 5:00 AM PST

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight

"Have you noticed? Our urban planners are subtly making the downtown core a less hospitable place...

Although this architecture of exclusion can be hard to notice, much of the civic realm is being quietly altered to eliminate the menace of kids on wheels and, even worse, the homeless, and all those who would use benches, window sills or walls for other than their intended purposes."

Thanks to Chris Steins

Monday, February 7, 2005 in The Toronto Star

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