Author: Guinevere Pura

Why Toronto’s Urban Condo Boom Helps the Environment

The high density of condos in the core of Toronto is in fact saving some of Ontario’s farmland and natural habitat from being destroyed. As the concern of urban sprawl has been an on-going issue for decades (its term was first used in the 1950s), building up has been a productive way of preventing it. Most importantly, building up prevents development in green spaces and farmers fields – areas of land cities rely on more than they recognize.

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