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    Toronto is overbuilt and needs more open space

    I am a student of Ryerson University. In my recreational geography class I have to participate in a debate that supports the following phrase: "Toronto is Overbuilt and Needs More Open Space." I am having trouble finding information to back up this statement. If anybody can provide me with any supportive information or has any knowledge of where I might find such info, please email me. Thank you very much.

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    Is this a joke ? Toronto is nothing like the sun belt suburbs that has almost no green space at all and building almost touching .

    Just go to Phoenix,Los Vegas, LA and Miami it is day and night like Toronto with density and like no green space.

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    Ahh.....Yeah......

    Quote Originally posted by nec209 View post
    Is this a joke ? Toronto is nothing like the sun belt suburbs that has almost no green space at all and building almost touching .

    Just go to Phoenix,Los Vegas, LA and Miami it is day and night like Toronto with density and like no green space.
    Yeah right......just don't forget that OPEN SPACE= Sprawl at least that's what the developers are always saying....and we know they're ALWAYS right

    I've never been to Toronto, but a quick inspection of google Earth leads me to believe you should be able to make a case. Do each of those majore drainage ways have park/trail infrastructure? It kind of reminded me of the Miami-Ft.Lauderdale-West Palm corridor aerial view. But come on, there is plenty of open space in the other 3 million square miles (ahh....7.77million sq. kilometers??) of Canada that aren't developed
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    Quote Originally posted by nec209 View post
    Is this a joke ? Toronto is nothing like the sun belt suburbs that has almost no green space at all and building almost touching .

    Just go to Phoenix,Los Vegas, LA and Miami it is day and night like Toronto with density and like no green space.

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    Yeah right......just don't forget that OPEN SPACE= Sprawl at least that's what the developers are always saying....and we know they're ALWAYS right

    That would be frog leap they call it .

    e never been to Toronto, but a quick inspection of google Earth leads me to believe you should be able to make a case
    Well looking at the history books most areas out side of Toronto was built after WW2 .

    Has for sun belt areas I would say it is not that much green to save and that is why it is so density packed.

    A city on a desert is going be more density packed than build on trails and a ecosystem.


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