All posts tagged “YIMBY

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And we’re back

Welcome to 2019. I am currently in transit and catching up on some internet reading and email on my way back to Toronto. At this time of year it is, of course, common to reminisce (or lament) about what happened over the last year, as… Read More

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Frontier city

Opposition to new development is nothing new in this city. In fact, it’s the norm in almost all cities, regardless of how big or small the project might be. But the battle happening right now in Toronto with respect to the proposed 8 storey condominium… Read More

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Sprawling, but affordable

The Wall Street Journal recently published an interesting article that ties in nicely with two of my recent posts. My post about North American population growth and my post about the San Francisco pro-development group known as BARF. The WSJ article is about the growing divide… Read More

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New York YIMBY

Yesterday a friend of mine sent me this NY Times article covering a site called New York YIMBY. I’ve spoken about the term YIMBY before and this site is exactly that: a site dedicated to “saying yes in my back yard” to new development in… Read More