FES Critical Urban Planning Workshop

Tuesday 22 October 2013 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
York University - TD Community Engagement Centre
York University TD Community Engagement Centre
1 York Gate Boulevard, Toronto, ON M3N 3A1
Lorna Schwartzentruber
416-736-2100 x 20320

Do you have an interest in environmental justice concerns in the Black Creek Community?  Do you want to sit in on a graduate level workshop to learn more, test out your interest, and give yourself more tools for your own activism? 

Community members are welcome to join as much of this course as they would like throughout the term and participate at the level comfortable.  It might be attending a specific lecture or presentation, or joining the class each week.  Please click here for more details.

For more information please contact Lorna Schwartzentruber (lornas@yorku.ca) 416-736-2100 x 20349.


Class Agenda: Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013

Brownfield Readings

M. Hayek, M. Novak, G. Arku and J. Gilliland (2010) “Mapping Industrial Legacies: Building a Comprehensive Brownfield Database in Geographic Information Systems” Planning Practice & Research 25(4): 461-475.

Justin B. Hollander, Niall G. Kirkwood and Julia L. Gold (2010) Principles of Brownfield Regeneration (Washington: Island Press). Chapter 2: “Approaching brownfield redevelopment, pp. 7-19, and chapter 3: “Remediation”, pp. 21-50.

Justin Steil and James Connolly (2009) “Can the Just City be built from Below? Brownfields, planning and power in the South Bronx”, In Peter Marcuse; James Connolly; Johannes Novy; Ingrid Olivo; Cuz Potter; Justin Steil (eds) Searching for the Just City: Debates in Urban Theory and Practice (London: Routledge) Pp. 173-193.

Laura Solitare and Karen Lowrie (2012) “Increasing the capacity of community development corporations for brownfield redevelopment: an inside-out approach” Local Environment 17(4): 461–479.