Toronto's public realm leaves something to be desired… like proper funding to maintain it. We are investing in great new spaces, like the Claude Cormier + Associés-designed Berczy Park which recently celebrated its fifth birthday — its instantly beloved dog fountain seems to be holding up well — but when our civic leaders limit tax increases to below the rate of inflation year after year after year, our parks and public realm take a hit through inadequate or differed maintenance. Things still look good in this image by UrbanToronto Forum contributor Rascacielo, but Toronto needs to invest in the things that make it great so that they remain that way, and not consign them to a slow death by negligence. Let's always be able to love this park!
Want to see your work featured as Daily Photo? You can post in the City Photos & Videos section of the UrbanToronto Forum, or submit your images to our Instagram or UrbanToronto Flickr Pool for your chance to be featured on our Front Page.
* * *
UrbanToronto’s new data research service, UrbanToronto Pro, offers comprehensive information on construction projects in the Greater Toronto Area—from proposal right through to completion stages. In addition, our subscription newsletter, New Development Insider, drops in your mailbox daily to help you track projects through the planning process.
|Related Companies:||Claude Cormier + Associés|