23 Sep Why High Park Ave. may be Toronto’s ideal street.
Original article via The Star. Click here to read.
Walk south on High Park Ave. in the Junction from Dundas St. toward Bloor St. and you’ll see detached houses rubbing shoulders with humbler semis and walk-up apartments.
“You’ve got it all right there,” says Toronto urban planner Sean Galbraith.
High Park Ave. is a model street, he says, when it comes to one of the hottest topics in the Toronto region’s pervasive housing conversation. It’s a rare example of “the missing middle,” a planning term for homes that fall between a single detached house and a mid-rise apartment building. It includes semis, laneway homes, secondary suites and townhouses. In some settings, small apartment buildings are also considered part of the missing middle.CLICK FOR THE FULL ARTICLE