Presented by the University of Toronto's School of Cities, the final session in this four-part series examines the distinction between public space and private space. The types of activities currently permitted in Toronto’s public spaces, as well as future-focused suggestions for change will be discussed.
This session will also highlight situations where private spaces mimic public ones such as bookstores, coffee shops and the opportunities and obstacles of each.
Speakers for this session:
Christopher Essert, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
Dave Harvey, Founder and Executive Director, Park People
Paul Hess, Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto
Yvonne Yeung, Manager, Urban Design, City of Brampton
Moderated by Marieme Lo, Associate Professor and Associate Director, Education, School of Cities, University of Toronto