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Urban waterfront redevelopment in Canada

B.S Hoyle

Urban waterfront redevelopment in Canada

Propositions and perspectives

by B.S Hoyle

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Published by University of Southampton, Dept. of Geography in Southampton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBrian S. Hoyle.
SeriesDiscussion paper -- no.38 part 2, Discussion paper (University of Southampton. Department of Geography) -- no.38 part 2.
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Open LibraryOL21330810M

  A notable opportunity for successful redevelopment has emerged in rehabilitation of urban waterfront areas, and the present volume examines recreation and tourism as a catalyst for such waterfront redevelopment. Reviewing the experiences of cities in the United States, Japan, the United Kingdom, the Caribbean, and Australia, the volume points. Content filed under the Book Review category. PORTUS Port-City Relationship and Urban Waterfront Redevelopment.

America's Waterfront Revival Port Authorities and Urban Redevelopment Peter Hendee Brown. pages | 6 x 9 | 54 illus. Cloth | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ A volume in the series City in the Twenty-First Century View table of contents "Highly recommended."—.   A waterfront that is continuously walkable with a variety of activities along the way will successfully link destinations, allowing the appeal of each one to strengthen the place as a whole.. Creating these seamless connections is a fascinating challenge that involves mixing uses (such as housing, recreation, entertainment and retail) and.

Urban waterfront redevelopment in North America. [Toronto?]: University of Toronto-York University Joint Program in Trasportation, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Roy Merrens. Urban Strategies developed the Master Plan for Brooklyn Bridge Park, an 85‐acre sustainable waterfront park stretching miles along Brooklyn’s East River shoreline. - Toronto, Ontario.


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The word meaning of waterfront get through as “the part of a town or city adjoining a river, lake, harbour, etc.” in the Oxford American Dictionary of Current English in English Dictionaries and Thesauruses (). Moretti (), the word “waterfront” means “the urban area in direct contact with water”.According to the author, waterfront areas usually is occupied by port Cited by: 6.

Waterfront Toronto is a public advocacy group formed in Urban waterfront redevelopment in Canada book plan the city's extensive waterfront revitalization. In early Sept., Mayor Rob Ford announced he was taking over and turning the land into a giant mall park. Urbanists to the rescue. Urban redevelopment plays a major part in the growth strategy of the modern city, and the goal of this book is to examine the various aspects of redevelopment, its principles and practices in the North American context.

Urban Redevelopment: A North American Reader seeks to shed light on the practice by looking at both its failures and successes, ideas that seemed to work in specific.

The Complexity of Urban Waterfront Redevelopment. Book November In this groundbreaking book, Atul Gawande makes a compelling argument for the checklist, which he believes to be the Author: Barry Hersh.

Waterfront Toronto’s revitalization mandate has an emphasis on global best practices in sustainable development, including district energy, green buildings, and a risk-managed approach to redevelopment of this brownfield area.

Urban Strategies’ work on the development plan for the waterfront included a Sustainable Development Framework. Revitalising the Waterfront: International Dimensions of Dockland Redevelopment B. Hoyle, David Pinder, M. Sohail Husain Belhaven Press, - Urban renewal - pages.

Since the s, urban waterfronts have undergone profound functional transformations. While in many ways they have been proven successful in reviving prime urban areas, waterfront redevelopments have also been contested. The team developed a tightly woven network of urban blocks, interlaced with open space, slips and piers that blur the boundary between the Lake and the City.

Design Competition: Urban Waterfront Redevelopment. Canada. Some redevelopment projects and programs have been incredibly controversial including the Urban Renewal program in the United States in the mid-twentieth century or the urban regeneration program in Great Britain.

Controversy usually results either from the use of eminent domain, from objections to the change in use or increases in density and intensity on the site or from disagreement on the. Tampa’s Julian B.

Lane Riverfront Park has been named a finalist for the Urban Land Institute Urban Open Space Award, which recognizes and honors projects for their creative use of. Problems of stimulating successful inner-urban regeneration are a focus of extensive interdisciplinary research, and waterfront redevelopment provides substantial challenges and exciting possibilities for redevelopment in this context.

Research interest in this theme originated in Canada and the USA in the s and s. Waterfront redevelopment became a major planning activity in almost every port city in the s and s. Transport geographers such as Hoyle () suggest that redevelopment is only the latest stage in the evaluation of the port–city interface (Table 1).The primitive cityport of the nineteenth century (Stage I) used medieval technology to unload sailing ships: nets, pulleys, and carts.

Waterfront redevelopment practices that began in the urban core have diffused to suburban areas. The Vancouver region is no exception to this trend. In fact, Vancouver had one of the earliest examples of residential waterfront redevelopment when, in the s, the False Creek industrial area was redeveloped (see Ley ).

The story of redevelopment on Toronto's waterfront is not one of sustained ‘design excellence’, but rather a long saga fraught by “jurisdictional gridlock” (Eidelman,).Cast as a “terrain of availability” by the urban designer Ken Greenberg (, ), the waterfront has been characterized by unrealized and quixotic planning and design visions since the early s that.

To transform underutilized urban waterfront, it calls for extraordinary vision, strong political will, and civic creativity by communities, NGOs, policy think-tanks, etc. For example, the transformation of the Sabarmati River in Ahmedabad, India, was largely due to a group of aspiring city planners who led the concept and design of the project.

Squamish is becoming one of Canada residential-consumption practices of waterfront redevelopment from the urban core to the suburbs. Particularly influential was Iris Marion Young's book.

facilities hugged the waterfront. As a consequence when the Toronto waterfront began to be targeted for redevelopment during the s by city government, increasing accessibility to the waterfront quickly became a priority.

With the growth of port facilities and related infrastructure, waterfront urban areas required large labor forces. Civic Events and Festivals draw audiences into the urban core, to sites like the Grand Parade in front of City Hall, and the waterfront - even MacDonald Bridge is closed to traffic for natal day.

Working very closely with the provincial agency, Waterfront Development Corporation, HRM produces events facilitates other events on the waterfront. Ci spiace, ma questo testo è disponibile soltanto in English. May Year XIX.

ISSN Book Table of Contents. Singapore: Urban Redevelopment of the Singapore City Waterfront and government organizational reforms. Three selected areas along the waterfront, the Golden Shoe District, the Singapore River, and the Marina Bay, represent how urban redevelopment was carried out in different periods.

Extensive public ownership of. "An accessible and fascinating account of the expanding impact of U.S. port authorities on the urban fabric. Lively prose, excellent maps, and high quality photographs make this a book an enjoyable, as well as informative, read."—Gail Radford, author of Modern Housing for America: Policy Struggles in the New Deal Era "America's Waterfront Revival is a fascinating account of the evolving role Reviews: 5.Since the post-socialist transition, this trajectory has sharply changed in order to create new urban nodes along the riverfront.

The best example is the newest project of the urban renewal of waterfront development at the Sava River, the “Belgrade Waterfront Project.” This mega-project has .The mixed-use redevelopment of formerly contaminated waterfronts has become an important, but challenging part of urban revitaliza-tion, and also a significant real estate opportunity.

This research project looks at the complexity of waterfront brownfields from the developer’s perspective and analyzes several cases as well as pre.