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Committee gives green light to plan to buy Wellesley lot, create park named in honour of Jane Jacobs

October 18, 2012, National Post.

Downtown Toronto may be getting a new park, after a city committee gave the go-ahead to try to purchase a plot of land on Wellesley Street.

Toronto Centre Rosedale Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam says the 2.1-acre site at 11 Wellesley is the last piece of real estate of its size in an area quickly becoming crowded with soaring skyscrapers. She already has a name for the grass land, should negotiations prove fruitful: Jane Jacobs Park, in honour of the urban planning visionary.

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