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    • CONTENTS
    • Yonge Street - From Dundas to GerrardThe 300-blocks are set to transform significantly in the future. The recommendations within the Yonge Street Planning framework encourage developments that will allow the neighbourhood to intensify while retaining its low-rise heritageat-grade, enhancing the fine-grained pedestrian network stemming from the main public realm spine of Yonge, and encouraging a diversity of programs to support the interests of both locals and tourists.
    • INTRODUCTIONYonge Street is Torontos uncontested ‘main street’. As it has evolved it has accumulated
    • Yonge & GerrardYonge Street closed to vehicular traffic during a street event. Periodically turning the roadway over to pedestrians and increasing foot traffic along the street both activates the public realm and supports local businesses.
    • OVERVIEW OF RECOMMENDATIONSFour themes have been identified to guide the City & community in moving forward: Expand and improve the Fine-Grained Pedestrian Network Surrounding Yonge Street villages’1. PUBLIC REALM & TRANSPORTATION 2. BUILT FORMTransformation of the Street Heritage & the Character of Yonge densify. As Building Envelopes inExpanding Access to the Subway – a Ryerson Station at Gould Signage in the Downtown Yonge Special Sign District
    • 4. IMPLEMENTATION Pilot Projects3. PROGRAM & LAND-USERetail on Yonge Street retail Revisions to the Current Zoning By-Law to Permit Intensification along with Site Specific Design Guidelines Street.Mixed-Use New Subway Entrance at Gould Use Capital Programs to Enhance Pedestrian Networks and Expand NeighbourhoodCulture & Entertainment Public Realm smallactivities out onto the street.Markets & Street Vendors Yonge
    • YONGE STREET: HISTORY & CONTEXT
    • AN EVOLVING URBAN CONTEXT 1 Yonge Street, circa 1950 1840 1850 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 20102 Downtown Yonge Urban Development Time LineHISTORY & CONTEXT
    • SUBWAY CONSTRUCTION, 1949-1954 YONGE STREET MALL, 1971-1974 · · · · round · ·Source: , James Bow, http://transit.toronto.on.ca/subway/5102.shtml Source: - Astrid Idlewild & Duncan Taylor1 Yonge subway line construction, circa 1950 2 Yonge Street Mall, circa 1971-72 YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • MEDIA & MUSIC XXX & THE BURLESQUESource: , (a review of Bravos Yonge Street: Toronto Rock Source: , Richard Fiennes-Clintonand Roll Stories) http://torontothenandnow.blogspot.com/2011/02/18-cinemas-scandals-then-and-now-part.htmlhttp://www.blogto.com/music/2011/03/a_history_of_the_yonge_street_music_scene/1 Yonge Street, circa 1970 2 Yonge Street, 1973HISTORY & CONTEXT
    • STREET LIGHTING FINE GRAIN RETAIL · EVENT SPACE core1 Yonge Street at night, circa 1970 2 Live Green Festival, July 2010 YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • EVOLUTION OF YONGE STREETS EAST STREETSCAPE Future Building1 Yonge Street - East Elevation, 20112 Yonge Streets East Streetscape, 20113 Yonge Streets East Streetscape, circa 1950HISTORY & CONTEXT
    • STREET Street. YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • EVOLUTION OF YONGE STREETS WEST STREETSCAPE STREET STREET1 Yonge Street - West Elevation, 20112 Yonge Streets West Streetscape, 20113 Yonge Streets West Streetscape, circa 19704 Yonge Streets West Streetscape, circa 1950HISTORY & CONTEXT
    • STREET STREET Heritage Heritage YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • 1 Present day Yonge StreetHISTORY & CONTEXT
    • PEDESTRIAN PRESENCEPEDESTRIANSOUTNUMBER VEHICLESBY ALMOST 250% 1 Pedestrian and Vehicular Volumes in Downtown Yonge YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • EXISTING CONDITIONS PEDESTRIAN ROADWAY PEDESTRIAN CLEARWAY CLEARWAY 0.5M 0.5M 3.0M 3.0M 3.5M 3.5M 3.0M 3.0M 3.5M 13.0M 3.5M Street Section PEDESTRIAN ROADWAY PEDESTRIAN CLEARWAY CLEARWAY 0.5M 0.5M 3.0M 3.0M 3.5M 3.5M 3.0M 3.0M 3.5M 13.0M 3.5MStreet Perspective Street LayoutHISTORY & CONTEXT
    • 4 URBAN VILLAGESThere are 4 distinct mixed-use urban villages that connect to the Downtown Yonge spine, COLLEGE STREETwhich include: CARLTON STREET GRANBY STREET SHEARD STREETEach village has its own green space, but many remain overlooked since existing 1 2connections to these hidden gems are inconspicuous. There is an opportunity to develop MCGILL STREETa fine-grained pedestrian network that would enhance connections between these villagesand the overall neighbourhood. GERRARD STREET WEST GERRARD STREET EAST YONGE STREET WALTON ST BAY STREET CHURCH STREET YONGE STREET VICTORIA STREET O’KEEFE LANE ELM STREET 3 4 GOULD STREET1 College Park - Barbara Ann Scott Park 2 McGill-Granby EDWARD STREET VICTORIA STREET BOND STREET DUNDAS STREET WEST DUNDAS SQUARE DUNDAS STREET EAST3 Edward-Elm - Delta Chelsea courtyard 4 Ryerson University - Kerr Hall Quad YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • SUBWAY ENTRANCESnear future.20 MILLION PASSENGERS USEDUNDAS STATION EACH YEAR 2.5M 2 Access, Transit & Parking1 East-west section along Yonge Street in Downtown YongeHISTORY & CONTEXT
    • HERITAGE IN THE 300-BLOCKSWhile there are many listed buildings along this stretch of Yonge Street, few fall under theprotection of a designated legal status.· Listed Properties Include: 4 1 Thornton-Smith Building, 340 Yonge Street 2 Richard S Williams Block, 363-365 Yonge Street 3 Horatio Boultbee Shop, 364 Yonge Street 4 John Wanless Building, 372 Yonge Street 5 Alfred Walton Shops, 374 Yonge Street·1 Thornton-Smith Building 2 Richard S Williams Block 3 Horatio Boultbee Shop 4 Gerrard Building 5 Dominion Bank YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • EXISTING BUILT FORM rard Ger ld Gou Yon ge asd Dun· Commercial Residential ZoneHISTORY & CONTEXT
    • historically das Dun ard Edw Elm Yon ge ton Wal rard· Commercial Residential Zone Ger YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • SIGNAGE ON YONGE1 Artists rendering of Yonge Street with new signage 2 Proposed location of signage on heritage buildingsHISTORY & CONTEXT
    • YONGE STREET: A WORLD IN MOTIONBIA
    • DOWNTOWN YONGE BIA - CURRENT INITIATIVESDowntown Yonge Public Realm Strategy - December 2010 · FT RA D 1 Site Specific Projects for the Public Realm Strategy - Downtown Yonge BIAWORLD IN MOTION
    • RYERSON MASTER PLAN MAPLE LEAF GARDENS RYERSON UNIVERSITY CORE RU LANDSCAPING & LIGHTING Snohetta Architects Inc · RU STUDENT LEARNING CENTRE Future Ryerson Sites TED ROGERS SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCHOOL OF IMAGE ARTS1 School of Image Arts - Diamond + Schmitt Architects Inc 2 Student Learning Centre - Zeidler Partnership Architects & Snøhetta 3 Ryerson University Sports & Recreation Centre YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • RYERSONS PUBLIC REALM 1 Gould Street, as seen from Yonge Street - Daoust Lestage Inc2 Signature Lighting - Daoust Lestage Inc 3 Devonian Pond - Daoust Lestage Inc 4 Victoria Street - Daoust Lestage IncWORLD IN MOTION
    • TALL BUILDINGS STUDY theySource: , Urban Strategies Inc & Hariri Pontarini Architects, April20101 Cross section of existing & approved buildings fronting Yonge Street YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • TALL BUILDING STUDY RECOMMENDATIONS 28.9 3m 5m 25.9 45.00m 42.00m 0m 10.0 20.00m rard 3.00 m Ger Yon ge ld Gou das DunWORLD IN MOTION
    • Centre intensification in and foreign scale of the street das Dun ard20.00m Edw m 3.00 Elm 20.00m 31.0 0m 20.00m 81.0 0m rard Yon Base Height Ger ge 74 .0 ton 0m Wal 20.00m 31.0 0m YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • AURA AT COLLEGE PARK BARBARA ANN SCOTT PARK COLLEGE PARK AURA CONNECTION TO PATH1 Aura at College Park 2 Retail plinth 3 Retail above and below grade 4 Fifth floor roof gardenWORLD IN MOTION
    • THE POTENTIAL PATH NETWORK EXPANSION not1 Wellington & York 2 PATH traffic3 Adelaide & Yonge 4 PATH retail 5 PATH Potential Expansion Map - Urban Strategies YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • RECENT LAND ACQUISITIONS to the uncertainty over the futurePRIMARIS 1 2 3 4 5 Current Property Ownership Map1 2 3 4 5WORLD IN MOTION
    • WHAT COMES NEXT? WHAT WE HEARDFour Broad emes Emerged:
    • WHAT WE HEARD FROM RESIDENTSLocals have a very positive commitment to this EXISTING FINE-GRAINED NETWORKneighbourhood. COVENANT HOUSE EVERGREEN· Address the location of Yonge Street Mission· Small residential units result in a transient community 1 Walton Street 2 Yonge Street Mission, 1959 3 Yonge & Gerrard
    • WHAT WE HEARD FROM RYERSONA new face for Ryerson on Yonge Street. UNDESIRABLE USE OF O’KEEFE LANE COHERENT RU IDENTITY REQUIRED PERFORATE WALLS RU STUDENT LEARNING CENTRE - A NEW FACE ON YONGE ACCESS TO QUAD· Second entrance for TTC near Ryerson as KERR HALL the area evolves - POTENTIAL RESIDENCE? VICTORIA - HEALTH SCIENCE STREET· Imminent transition into an 1 Future Maple Leaf Gardens 2 Kerr Hall Quad Access 3 O’Keefe Lane
    • WHAT WE HEARD FROM LANDOWNERSEnhance the intensity & diversity of Yonge Street as alively pedestrian space. FT RA D 1 Land Use Map - Yonge Street 3 The Brown Derby, ca. 1950 3 Yonge Street, ca. 1970 4 Yonge Street, present day
    • FT RA D 5 Building Heights on Yonge StreetFragmented land acquisition & an uncertain futureleaves landowners unwilling to invest in the streettoday. 6 Diverse & small scale retail 7 Chess on Gould St, ca. 1970 8 Advertise vision
    • WHAT WE HEARD FROM THE CITYDe ne a limited number of key issues that willshape future plans for Yonge. FT traffic RA D conservation efforts 1 Heritage Sites & Landmarks on Yonge Street area community 2 Sam’s - before demolition 3 Sam’s - during demolition 4 Lalani - collapse of the façade
    • WHAT WE HEARD FROM THE PUBLICProvide streets with seasonal & daily exibility. Find a way to bridge the 19th century with the 21st.Develop & implement plans quickly! Start with pilot projects. · · · Maintain individual frontages grade transient· Highlight access to hidden green gems from Yonge Street ly!
    • CONCEPTS & RECOMMENDATIONS
    • RECOMMENDATION 1: WIDEN SIDEWALKS &REDUCE TO 2 LANES OF TRAFFICSource: Cory Bluhm, Manager of Downtown Community Development, Kitchener1 Bollards designed to reinforce the citys identity 2 Parking marked by the use of paving & bollards 3 The market area during summer periodsPUBLIC REALM & TRANSPORTATION44
    • RECOMMENDATION 2: DEVELOP FLEXIBLESTREETSseason.1 Strøget, Copenhagen2 Ginza Street Festival, Tokyo 3 Ginza at Rush Hour, Tokyo 4 Drottninggatan, Stockholm YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • RECOMMENDATION 3: BEGIN IMMEDIATELYWITH PILOT PROJECTSSource: , February 2009http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/downloads/pdf/broadway_0223409.pdf1 In-house staff and resources used to deliver the project 2 Street view of the widened sidewalks & landscaping 3 Aerial view of the Broadway Pilot ProgramPUBLIC REALM & TRANSPORTATION
    • PHASE 1: PILOT PROJECTScenario 1: Spring & Summer Market AreaScenario 2: Street Closure - Markets & Events MARKET AREA PEDESTRIAN CLEARWAY ROADWAY LAY-BY PEDESTRIAN CLEARWAY 0.5M 0.5M 3.0M 2.0M 4.0M 4.0M 2.5M 3.0M Scenario 1: Street Section 3.5M 13.0M 3.5M LAY-BYS PEDESTRIAN & MARKET AREA ROADWAY PEDESTRIAN & MARKET AREA 0.5M 0.5M 3.0M 2.0M 4.0M 4.0M 2.0M 3.0MScenario 1: Street Perspective Scenario 1: Street Plan 13.0M YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • MARKET AREA PEDESTRIAN ROADWAY MARKET AREA CLEARWAY 0.5M 0.5M 3.0M 2.0M 4.0M 4.0M 2.5M 3.0M Scenario 2: Street Section 3.5M 13.0M 3.5M PEDESTRIAN & MARKET AREA STALLS/EVENT SPACE PEDESTRIAN & MARKET AREA 0.5M 0.5M 3.0M 2.0M 4.0M 4.0M 2.0M 3.0MScenario 2: Street Perspective Scenario 2: Street Plan 13.0MPUBLIC REALM & TRANSPORTATION
    • PHASE 2: WIDEN SIDEWALKS & REDUCE TO 2LANES OF TRAFFICScenario 1: Spring & Summer Market Area PEDESTRIAN SERVICE LANE ROADWAY PEDESTRIAN MARKET AREA CLEARWAY CLEARWAY 2.5M 3.0M 4.5M 4.5M 3.0M 2.5M Scenario 1: Street Section 5.5M 9.0M 5.5MScenario 2: Street Closure - Markets & Events LAY-BYS MARKET AREA PEDESTRIAN ROADWAY PEDESTRIAN MARKET AREA CLEARWAY CLEARWAY 2.5M 3.0M 4.5M 4.5M 3.0M 2.5MScenario 1: Street Perspective Scenario 1: Street Plan 5.5M 9.0M 5.5M YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • Street· PEDESTRIAN EVENT SPACE MARKET STALLS & EVENT SPACE PEDESTRIAN MARKET AREA· CLEARWAY SEATING CLEARWAY 2.5M 3.0M 4.5M 4.5M 3.0M 2.5M Scenario 2: Street Section 5.5M 9.0M 5.5M PEDESTRIAN STREET PARKING MARKET STALLS & EVENT SPACE STREET PARKING PEDESTRIAN CLEARWAY CLEARWAY 2.5M 3.0M 4.5M 4.5M 3.0M 2.5MScenario 2: Street Perspective Scenario 2: Street Plan 5.5M 9.0M 5.5MPUBLIC REALM & TRANSPORTATION
    • ELM STREETDUNDAS STATION SECOND EXIT VICTORIA STREET O’KEEFE LANE YONGE STREET GOULD STREET··TTC Transformer EDWARD STREETServicing route from OKeefe Lane O’KEEFE LANEProposed northbound platform entrance-exit VICTORIA STREETProposed southbound platform entrance-exitNorthbound platform below gradeSouthbound platform below gradeExisting northbound platform entrance-exitsExisting southbound platform entrance-exits DUNDAS STREET WEST DU ND AS ST RE ET EA ST DUNDAS SQUARE1 Place Jean-Paul Riopelle, Daoust Lestage 2 Subway Entrance 3 Subway Cut Dundas Station Subway Platforms and Entrance-Exits YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • BUILDING ON RYERSONS PUBLIC REALMINITIATIVESPUBLIC REALM & TRANSPORTATION
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    • STREET LIGHTINGRue Sainte-Catherine & Rue Sainte-Laurent, Montreal - Daoust LestagePUBLIC REALM & TRANSPORTATION
    • PUBLIC REALM & TRANSPORTATIONRECOMMENDATIONS OVERVIEW of Yonge Street . YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • RETAINING THE HERITAGE ENVELOPE·· rise character of Yonge StreetBUILT FORM
    • 41 Gerrard Building, 385-395 Yonge Street2 Richard S Williams Block, 363-365 Yonge Street3 Bank of Nova Scotia Branch, 302 Yonge Street4 Thornton-Smith Building, 340 Yonge Street5 Horatio Boultbee Shop, 364 Yonge Street6 John Wanless Building, 372 Yonge Street7 Alfred Walton Shops, 374 Yonge Street8 John McBean Building, 376 Yonge Street9 Dominion Bank, Yonge & Gerrard Branch, 378 Yonge Street YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • BUILT FORM INTENSIFICATION 28.3 0m 0m 26.5 is necessary and guidelines are necessary to 45.00m 42.00m35.0M 7.30m 20.00m 12.5M 7.5M rard 5.0M Ger 35.0M Yon ge 20.0M 16.00m ld Gou 41.0 0m Base Height das DunBUILT FORM
    • · · · · metres. ard 19.5 Edw 26.2 0m 6m · to a 5m 22.9 Elm 25.520.0M · as 9.9M d 0m Dun 7.5M 18.0 31.0 0m · 10.8M 35.0M 5.0M 81.0 21.7 2m 7m 0m 19.4 10.5M rard · guide all future ton Ger Yon Wal ge 74 .0 0m 20.0M 31.0 details and material selection to enhance 0m YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • SIGNAGE ON YONGE · Ensure that heritage façlighting and content. GERRARD STREET DUNDAS STREET GOULD STREETSignage on the east side of Yonge Street GERRARD STREET EDWARD STREET WALTON STREET DUNDAS STREET ELM STREETSignage on the west side of Yonge StreetBUILT FORM
    • BUILT FORM RECOMMENDATIONS OVERVIEW Design Excellence is erected.
    • DISTRIBUTION OF PROGRAMS & LAND-USE MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/INSTITUTIONAL LARGE-FORMAT RETAIL FINE-GRAINED RETAIL··PROGRAM & LAND USE
    • MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL MIXED-USE/RESIDENTIAL LARGE-FORMAT RETAIL FINE-GRAINED RETAIL······ YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • CAFÉS & RESTAURANTSon the street. vendors 1 Rue Mouffetard, Paris2 Ginza, Tokyo 3 St Christophers Place, LondonPROGRAM & LAND USE
    • ACTIVE STOREFRONTSrestaurants out onto the street. 1 Cinquecento Trattoria, Toronto2 The 3 Brewers Restaurant Micro-Brewery, Toronto 3 Cinquecento Trattoria, Toronto YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • RESIDENTIAL TARGET GROUPSdiverse range of residents. · Students 1 Black House, Utrecht - Bakers Architecten 2 Rochester Riverside (competition entry), Rochester - Alison Brooks Architects · Young families 3 Art Stable, Seattle - Olson Kundig Architects 4 Radio City Condominiums, Toronto - architectsAlliancePROGRAM & LAND USE
    • EMPLOYMENT:HIGH-TECH INCUBATORSThe transforming community on Yonge Street includes a greater 1 ING Direct Café, Toronto 2 ING Direct Café, Toronto· as 3 Apple Store, 5th Avenue, Manhattan 4 Students at an Engineering Outreach event in the Google Canada Headquarters YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT:MUSIC, THEATRE & DIGITAL MEDIA venues media 1 Nuit Blanche, Toronto2 Jazz festival, Montreal 3 Digital media installation, DallasPROGRAM & LAND USE
    • TEMPORARY STREETSCAPES:VENDORS, MARKETS & SEASONAL EVENTS 1 Rue Mouffetard, Paris2 Exmouth Market, London 3 Stockholm, Sweden YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • PROGRAMS & LAND-USE RECOMMENDATIONSOVERVIEW
    • IMPLEMENTATION City of TorontoRECOMMENDATIONS Local DowntownOVERVIEW Residents Yonge BIA KPMB in CORE Ryerson Senior association TEAM Administration with GCI & Student Union Other Community TTCfuture. Stakeholders Private Sector Partners
    • PRECEDENTS & INSPIRATIONCurrently under construction:
    • BANK STREET RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT· While plans to replace old sewers and water mains were being developed, the City of Ottawa decided to use this opportunity to improve the condition of their roadways as well. The rehabilitation of Bank Street will include the introduction of wider sidewalks, decorative streetlights, public art and street furniture from the Wellington Street to the Rideau Canal· Initiated in 2004, the full Bank Street Reconstruction Project was broken down into several phases. The final phase is expected to be completed by June 2012 1 Typical Corner - Showing Paving, Art & Furniture, IBI Group2 Bank Street Detailed Design, Downtown to Lansdowne, IBI GroupPRECEDENTS & INSPIRATION
    • GRANVILLE STREET REDESIGN PROJECT pedestrian zone, where people can play, walk, shop, and relax on weekends during the summer free events and activities within the heart of downtown Vancouver 400 to 1200 blocks, are now complete 1 Construction along Granville Street near Drake Street2 Granville Street leading towards Robson, PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc. 3 Granville Street from Helmcken to Nelson, PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc. YONGE STREET PLANNING
    • LA RUE SAINTE-CATHERINE often closed to traffic and used for large festive events 1 Current construction along Rue Sainte-Catherine, Daoust Lestage Inc2 Typical plan with new streetscaping elements, Daoust Lestage Inc 3 Street level view of Sainte-Catherine Street, Daoust Lestage IncPRECEDENTS & INSPIRATION
    • CREDITSPROJECT TEAM STAKEHOLDERSKPMB Architects & Greenberg Local Residents & Community Groups ·Consultants Inc · · · · Marianne McKenna · Association · · Yonge Street Mission · · · · Courtyard Marriott · · · · · Bay Cloverhill Community Association · Kristin Ross · City of TorontoWith assistance from Ryerson University architecture students: Ryerson University · · Aaron Hendershott · · · Julia Hanisberg ·Yonge Street Heritage Preservation Study provided by students of · Sheldon Levy · Heritage Preservation ServicesRyerson Universitys Master of Architecture program. · Caitlin Smith ·City of Toronto, Ward 27 Business & Land Owners · · · · · · · · · · Toronto Transit Commission · Kevin Beaulieu · · · · Primaris REIT · · Mang Investments · · Association ·
    • Yonge & GerrardThe gateway into the 300-blocks of Yonge Street, with vehicular traffic reduced to 2 wide lanes and sidewalks widened to provide outdoor seating for local businesses, additional space for the areas high volume of pedestrians, and lay-bys for service vehicles.
    • YONGE STREET - HISTORY & Lyle, Architect, Glenn McArthur 1 Gould Street, As Seen From Yonge Street Source: KPMB ArchitectsCONTEXT Source: Daoust Lestage Inc Evolution of Yonge Streets West 2 Richard S Williams Block, 363 Yonge Street 2 377 Yonge Street Streetscape Source: KPMB Architects 2 Signature Lighting Source: KPMB Architects Source: Daoust Lestage IncAn Evolving Urban Context 2 Yonge Streets West Streetscape, 2011 3 Horatio Boultbee Shop, 364 Yonge Street 3 369/371 Yonge Street Source: KPMB Architects Source: City of Toronto Archives 3 Devonian Pond Source: KPMB Architects1 Yonge Street, circa 1950 Source: Daoust Lestage Inc Source: City of Toronto Archives 3 Yonge Streets East Streetscape, circa 1970 4 Gerrard Building, 385-395 Yonge Street, circa 4 363/365 Yonge Street Source: Ryerson University 1950 4 Victoria Street Source: KPMB Architects2 Downtown Yonge Urban Development Time Source: http://torontobefore.blogspot. Source: Daoust Lestage Inc Line 4 Yonge Streets East Streetscape, circa 1950 5 338 Yonge Street com/2010/03/yonge-and-gerrard-1950-2009. Source: Ryerson University Source: Ryerson University Source: KPMB Architects html Tall Buildings Study 5 Dominion Bank, 378 Yonge StreetSubway Construction, 1949-1954 1 Present day Yonge Street Source: A Progressive Traditionalist: John M 1 Cross section of existing & approved WHAT COMES NEXT? WHAT WE Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/st- Lyle, Architect, Glenn McArthur buildings fronting Yonge Street HEARD.1 Yonge Subway Line Construction, circa 1950 Source: even/3061061961/ Source: http://lecanadian.com/2011/01/12/ , Urban Strategies Inc & exhibit-reveals-historic-toronto-1940s/ Signage on Yonge Hariri Pontarini Architects What We Heard From ResidentsYonge Street Mall, 1971-1974 Street Lighting 1-2 Source: Bright Lights - Big City: A Signage 1 Pedestrian and Vehicular Volumes in 1 Walton Street Vision for the Downtown Yonge Strip, The2 Yonge Street Mall, circa 1971-72 Downtown Yonge Aura at College Park Source: Google Maps Planning Partnership, March 2009 Source: http://lost-toronto.blogspot. Source: Information Tool Kit, 2009/2010, 1 Aura at College Park 2 Yonge Street Mission, 1959 com/2011/03/yonge-street-pedestrian-mall. Downtown Yonge BIA Source: http://www.collegeparkcondos.com/ Source: http://lost-toronto.blogspot. html YONGE STREET: A WORLD IN 2 Retail Plinth com/2011/01/yonge-street-1950_04.html 4 Urban Villages MOTION Source: http://www.collegeparkcondos.com/ 3 Yonge & GerrardMedia & Music 3 Retail Above & Below Grade Source: KPMB Architects 1 Barbara Ann Scott Park1 Yonge Street, circa 1970 Source: http://www.downtownyonge.com/ Downtown Yonge BIA - Current Source: http://www.collegeparkcondos.com/ Source: http://lost-toronto.blogspot. gallery/all?page=4 Initiatives 4 Fifth Floor Roof Garden What We Heard From Ryerson com/2011_03_20_archive.html Source: http://www.collegeparkcondos.com/ 2 McGill-Granby 1 Site Specific Projects for the Downtown 1 Future Maple Leaf GardensXXX & the Burlesque Source: Google Maps Yonge Public Realm Strategy Source: http://www.ryerson.ca/news/media/2 Yonge Street, 1973 3 Edward-Elm - Delta Chelsea Courtyard Source: Public Realm Strategy (DRAFT), The Potential PATH Network spotlight/mlg/image/20091201_mlg_01.jpg Source: Ryerson University Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ Downtown Yonge BIA, December 2010 Expansion 2 Kerr Hall Quad Access mutantlog/55205461/ Source: Google Maps 1 Wellington & YorkStreet Lighting 4 Ryerson University - Kerr Hall Quad Ryerson Master Plan Source: Google Map 3 OKeefe Lane Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ Source: Water Into Wine: OKeefe Lane1 Yonge Street at night, circa 1970 ivxn/3655455404/sizes/l/in/photostream/ 1 School of Image Arts, Diamond Schmitt 2 PATH Traffic Revitalization Study, Toronto City Planning Source: KPMB Architects Architects Inc Source: http://network.nationalpost.com/np/ Source: http://www.dsai.ca/#/portfolio/57/ blogs/toronto/archive/tags/PATH/default.Event Space aspx Subway Entrances 2 Student Learning Centre, Zeidler Partnership What We Heard From Landowners2 Live Green Festival, July 2010 Architects & Snøhetta 3 Adelaide & Yonge 1 Land Use Map - Yonge Street Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/peter- 1 East-west Section Along Yonge Street Source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ Source: Google Map Source: Guiding Framework for the grevstad/2520157828/ Source: IBI Group toronto/photos/309#igImgId_3610 Development of Downtown Yonge (DRAFT), 4 PATH Retail 2 Access, Transit & Parking in Downtown Yonge 3 Ryerson University Sports & Recreation Source: Urban Strategies Pirijan Ketheswaran, Samuel Schachar, Source: Information Tool Kit, 2009/2010,Evolution of Yonge Streets East Centre, BBB Architects Inc 5 The Long PATH Into the Future Anthony Greenberg & Niklaus Ashton Downtown Yonge BIA Source: http://www.ryerson.ca/ryersonbuilds/Streetscape Source: Urban Strategies 2 The Brown Derby, circa 1950 sportandrec.html Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/2 Yonge Street East Streetscape, 2011 Source: KPMB Architects Heritage in the 300-Blocks asylumbythelake/5614046734/sizes/o/in/ Recent Land Acquisitions photostream/3 Yonge Street East Streetscape, circa 1950 1 Thornton-Smith Building, 340 Yonge Street Ryersons Public Realm Source: Ryerson University Source: A Progressive Traditionalist: John M 1 385 Yonge Street 3 Yonge Street, circa 1970IMAGE CREDITS
    • Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ research/article/13721 Montréal, Daoust Lestage Inc 1 Black House, Utrecht, The Netherlands - Markets & Seasonal Events asylumbythelake/5017344095/sizes/o/in/ Source: KPMB Architects Bakers Architecten 2 Source: http://www.downtownkitchener.ca/ 1 Rue Mouffetard, Paris photostream/ Source: http://www.archdaily.com/77061/ news/kingstreet Source: http://www.pps.org/articles/9-great- black-house-bakers-architecten/jan-bakers-4 Yonge Street, Present Day streets-around-the-world/ Source: KPMB Architects 3 Source: http://www.kitchener.ca/en/ Enhance Fine-Grained Networks & architecten/ businessinkitchener/kingstreetmasterplan.asp Connect Major Spaces 2 Exmouth Market, London 2 Rochester Riverside and the Cedar Loft5 Building Heights on Yonge Street Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mrl- 1 St Joseph & Yonge, Hariri Pontarini Apartments & Hotel, Competition Entry Source: Guiding Framework for the erone/26820326/ Architects Source: http://www.alisonbrooksarchitects. 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Source: http://fashionlover.com/1555/the- googleapis.com/static.panoramio.com/ wp-content/uploads/2009/08/stroget.jpg 4 Radio City Condominiums, Toronto - worlds-greatest-catwalk/ photos/original/9471692.jpg?redirect_ architectsAlliance counter=1 2 Ginza Street Festival, Tokyo Source: KPMB Architects Source: Greenberg Consultants Inc Street Lighting7 Chess on Gould Street, circa 1970 Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ 3 Ginza at Rush Hour, Tokyo 1-2 Rue Sainte-Catherine & Rue Sainte-Laurent, photoparity/496975989/in/photostream Source: http://worldtravel.bloguez.com/ Montréal Employment: High-tech Incubators worldtravel/1083713/Ginza Source: Daoust Lestage Inc8 Advertise Vision 1-2 ING Direct Café, Toronto Source: KPMB Architects 4 Drottninggatan, Stockholm Source:http://www.blogto.com/city/2011/04/ Source: http://lappi.typepad.com/photos/ ing_launches_cafe_workspace_at_yonge_ uncategorized/622_1604_photo217jpg.jpg PROGRAMS & LAND USE shuter/What We Heard From the City 3 Apple Store, 5th Avenue, Manhattan1 Heritage Sites & Landmarks on Yonge Street Source: http://momondo.com/blogs/culture/ Caf s & Restaurants Source: Guiding Framework for the Recommendation 3: Begin apple_shop.jpg Development of Downtown Yonge (DRAFT), Immediately With Pilot Projects 1 Rue Mouffetard, Paris 4 Students at an Engineering Outreach event in Pirijan Ketheswaran, Samuel Schachar, Source: Greenberg Consultants Inc 1-3 Broadway New York City the Google Canada Headquarters on Yonge Anthony Greenberg & Niklaus Ashton 2 Ginza, Tokyo Street Source: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/down-2 Sams Before Demolition loads/pdf/broadway_0223409.pdf Source: Greenberg Consultants Inc Source: http://www.engineering. Source: http://www.darksideoftheglass.com/ utoronto.ca/About/Engineering_in_the_ 3 St Christophers Place, London Photos/Toronto/ext/39samrecord.JPG News/11_10_2010a.htm Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/snap- Building on Ryersons Public Realm shotlondon/962086915/sizes/l/in/photo-3 Sams During Demolition Source: http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_ Initiatives stream/ Culture & Entertainment: Music, VfqCl4nEg8g/TSSIdCPQi6I/AAAAAAAAAwc/ 1-3 Ryerson Universitys Public Realm Theatre & Digital Media ruMnLzCUpdM/s1600/P1030204.JPG Source: Daoust Lestage Inc Active Storefronts 1 Nuit Blanche, Toronto4 Lalani Building - Collapse of the Façade Source: http://www.boston.com/travel/ Source: http://urbantoronto.ca/showthread. 1 Cinquecento Trattoria, Toronto Dundas Station Second Exit Source: http://www.blogto.com/restaurants/ getaways/canada/articles/2008/09/07/ php?12297-Reynolds-Block-Empress-Hotel- art_music_modernity_revelry_all_nuit_ Trouble-on-Gould-Street-%28Yonge-Gould- cafecinquecento 1 Place Jean-Paul Riopelle, Montréal, Daoust long/?comments=all Lalani-Group%29&p=393108 Lestage Inc 2 The 3 Brewers Restaurant Micro-Brewery, Source: KPMB Architects Toronto 2 Jazz Festival Montréal Source: Downtown Yonge BIA Source: http://image50.webshots. 2 Subway Entrance at Place Jean-Paul Riopelle, com/150/6/8/12/517460812kmKfoG_fs.jpgPUBLIC REALM & TRANSPORTATION Montréal, Daoust Lestage Inc 3 Cinquecento Trattoria, Toronto Source: http://kenkaminesky.photoshelter. Source: http://www.blogto.com/restaurants/ 3 Digital Media Installation, Dallas com/gallery-image/Montreal-Canada- cinquecento-trattoria-toronto Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPrecedents & Inspiration: King Street Travel-Photography-Stock-Photos/ SR0Xady02o&feature=relatedStreetscaping, Kitchener, Ontario G0000gkJzgwqVP04/I0000YtcyQHOQm9Q1 Source: http://www.landscapeonline.com/ 3 Subway Cut at Place Jean-Paul Riopelle, Residential Target Groups Temporary Streetscapes: Vendors, YONGE STREET PLANNING