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City of Toronto may bid on Wellesley St. W. lot in hopes of creating Jane Jacobs Park

October 18, 2012, The Star.

The City of Toronto is poised to bid on a derelict downtown lot in hopes it can be transformed into a park instead of yet another thicket of condominiums.

Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam is leading the charge to buy 11 Wellesley St. W., east of Queen’s Park, and turn it into a park named for Jane Jacobs, the celebrated Toronto-based urbanist who died in 2006.

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