The Second City Book: Studies of Urban and Suburban Canada
James Lorimer, Evelyn Ross
James Lorimer & Company, 1977 - Architecture - 180 pages
The Second City Book collects revised and updated articles from the groundbreaking City Magazine reflecting the major urban issues affecting Canada in the 1970s.
A sequel to The City Book, this volume offers 22 case studies of Canadian city politics and city planning, examining the growth of suburbs, the contemporary rise in housing costs, the consequences of unchecked demolitions, and the real functioning of urban bureaucracies. Authors include John Sewell, George Baird, Desmond Morton and Kent Gerecke.
The Second City Book is a vivid, eye-opening report from one of the busiest and most controversial periods in Canada's development history.
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Introduction James Larimer
E P Taylor and Canadas first corporate
Why suburbia hasnt worked John Sewell
Alternatives to the suburbs John Sewell
Two sides of the story
The high cost of suburban housing
A case study of government
A case study of developer
Giving it all away
An inquiry that never happened
Portrait of a conglomerate developer
The history of Canadian city planning
About the contributors
acres architects architectural asylum BACM Barfnecht Belcourt builders Calgary Canadian cent centre city council city hall city's CMHC Conservative construction consultation corporate cost Council of Canada councillors Daon demolition density Derkowski development industry Dobkin document Dofasco Don Mills Elliott federal firms floor Genstar Hamilton Harbour Hamilton Harbour Commission Hamilton Spectator harbour commission Hickey house lots house prices Howard building inquiry interest John Sewell land development Laurentien Macklin Hancock major Mayor meeting ment minister Ministry Mississauga Montreal mortgage municipal Munro Native Council neighbourhood North Pickering Ontario Ontario Heritage Foundation Ottawa parking planners political politicians Portage and Main problems profits proposed provincial public land banks Queen Street RCMP reform residential Rudnicki Schmidt September September 12 space Spurr Stelco subdivision suburban suburbia suburbs Teron tion Toronto town Trizec Turkstra Urban Development Vancouver velopment Winnipeg