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Mixing it Up in Toronto: Ryerson students explore the future of mixed-use development in a growing city

By March 19, 2018 No Comments

Toronto is the midst of a building boom. As the city grows vertically and intensifies, how can we make room for a diverse mix of uses?

Join the Ryerson City Building Institute, graduate students from Ryerson’s School of Urban and Regional Planning, and a panel of experts as we dig into emerging trends and issues in mixed-use development in Toronto.

The bold ideas discussed will include:

  • Reimagining Schools as Community Hubs
  • Protecting Places to Make Noise
  • Future-Proofing Parking
  • Rethinking Suburban Strip Malls
  • Integrating Light Industrial into Mixed Use Development
  • Activating Employment Areas

Panelists include:

  • George Dark, Partner, Urban Strategies Inc.
  • Nina-Marie Lister, Graduate Program Director, Ryerson University, School of Urban and Regional Planning
  • Jeffrey Cantos, Official Plan Project Manager, City of Toronto Planning Division


Wednesday, April 11th | 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Urbanspace Gallery, 401 Richmond
Free | Light refreshments will be provided