Media Releases

Press Conference: Toronto Waterfront

September 14, 2011


The Cities Cen­tre at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to in col­lab­o­ra­tion with a large num­ber of groups and indi­vid­u­als in city plan­ning, archi­tec­ture, design and relat­ed fields will release an open let­ter to City Coun­cil­lors to urge rejec­tion of the pro­pos­al sup­port­ed by the May­or regard­ing the Port Lands.

Thurs­day (tomor­row), Sep­tem­ber 15, 2011 1:30–2:30pm
The Toron­to Ref­er­ence Library
Novel­la Room, 2nd Floor
789 Yonge St.

Present will be the prin­ci­pal authors of the let­ter, includ­ing Paul Bed­ford (for­mer Chief Plan­ner for Toron­to), Richard Flori­da (Mar­tin Pros­per­i­ty Insti­tute), and Richard Som­mer (Dean, U. of T. Fac­ul­ty of Archi­tec­ture), along with sev­er­al of the over 150 urban pro­fes­sion­als who have signed it.

The doc­u­ment and list of sig­na­to­ries is being final­ized today and will be sent to those who receive this release tomor­row morn­ing.

For more infor­ma­tion, please con­tact:

Andre Sorensen
Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor
Depart­ment of Geog­ra­phy and Pro­gram in Plan­ning, Cities Cen­tre
Office: 416–978-8898
Cell: 647–272-5552