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2001 to 2005


Chernos, S. (2004). Pathways to Education [Regent Park, Toronto]. Education Today, 16(2), 15-17. 

Greenberg, K. (2004). Toward the green city through revitalizing major obsolescent urban lands. Ekistics, 71(424/425/426), 30-34. 

Jackson, S.F., Cleverly, S., Poland, B., Burman, D., Edwards, R., and Robertson, A. (2003). Working with Toronto neighbourhoods toward developing indicators of community capacity. Health Promotion International, 18(4), 339-350. 

Kumove, L. (2003). Rethinking public housing. Community Action, 18(6), 1. 

Oreopoulos, P., Brown, R.S., and Lavecchia, A.M. (2017). Pathways to Education: An Integrated Approach to Helping At-Risk High School Students. Journal of Political Economy, 125(4), 947-984. 

Purdy, S. (2003a). “It Was Tough on Everybody”: Low-Income Families and Housing Hardship in Post World War II Toronto. Journal of Social History, 37(2), 457-482. 

Purdy, S. (2003b). “Ripped off” by the System: Housing Policy, Poverty, and Territorial Stigmatization in Regent Park Housing Project, 1951-1991. Labour, 52, 45-108. 

Purdy, S. (2004). By the People, for the People: Tenant Organizing in Toronto’s Regent Park Housing Project in the 1960s and 1970s. Journal of Urban History, 30(4), 519-548. 

Purdy, S. (2005). Framing Regent Park: the National Film Board of Canada and the construction of ‘outcast spaces’ in the inner city, 1953 and 1994. Media, Culture & Society, 27(4), 523-549.

Rahder, B. and Milgrom, R. (2004). The Uncertain City: Making Space(s) for Difference. Canadian Journal of Urban Research, 13(1), 27-45. 

Housing, Gentrification & New Urbanism 

Larsen, K. (2005). New Urbanism’s Role in Inner-city Neighbourhood Revitalization. Housing Studies, 20(5), 795-813.

Vakili-Zad, C. (2002). Public Housing: A Summary of Major DIfferences Between the United States and Canada. Journal of Affordable Housing & Community Development Law, 11(2), 111-115. 

Media Production & Mis/Representations

Fleetwood, N.R. (2005). Mediating Youth: Community-Based Video Production and the Politics of Race and Authenticity. Social Text, 23(1), 83-109.

Social Mixing & Revitalization 

Rose, D. (2004). Discourses and Experiences of Social Mix in Gentrifying Neighbourhoods: A Montréal Case Study. Canadian Journal of Urban Research, 13(2), 278-316.


Each source in the news media section was found and gathered through the University of Toronto online library system. Each source has been cross-checked to find publicly accessible links (i.e. the online version of the article on the publisher's website). In some cases, links to the articles were not found available online. Links beginning with "" are not available publicly, but should be available to any students of faculty through their institution's library system. 

Wallace, J. (2001, March 27). Raze Regent Park, says its guardian: 'better off rebuilding'. Postmedia Network Inc. Retrieved from 

Capannelli, H. (2001, July 16). Community enjoys sunday in the park: Regent Park's day in the sun; recent violent crime doesn't dampen area's spirit. Toronto Star Newspapers Ltd. Retrieved from 

Grewal, S. (2002, May 18). Regent Park 'ghetto kids' challenge stereotypes; students in Regent Park. Toronto Star Newspapers Ltd. Retrieved from 

Blackwell, T. (2002, December 18). Urban guru praises regent park plan. Postmedia Network Inc. Retrieved from 

Immen, W. (2003, April 28). Regent park public housing to receive makeover. The Globe and Mail Inc. Retrieved from 

Bozonelos, P. (2003, May 8). Housing board OKs $400M plan for Regent Park. Postmedia Network Inc. Retrieved from 

Cowan, J. (2003, July 12). The resurrection of regent park. Postmedia Network Inc. Retrieved from 

Mays, J.B. (2005, April 8). This time, lets get it right at Regent Park. The Globe and Mail Inc. Retrieved from

Cowan, J. (2005, May 28). Razed police station will renew regent park. Postmedia Network Inc. Retrieved from 

Moore, O. (2005, June 25). Regent park design chosen. The Globe and Mail Inc. Retrieved from 

Aly, H. (2005, December 22). Regent Park kids celebrate early. The Globe and Mail Inc. Retrieved from


City of Toronto 

City of Toronto. (2004, Jan). Regent Park Revitalization Financing Issues. Retrieved from:

City of Toronto. (2005, Feb). Final Report - Application to Amend the Official Plan and Zoning By-law - Regent Park Revitalization - Toronto Community Housing Corporation. Retrieved from:

City of Toronto. (2005, July). Regent Park Revitalization Financial Strategy. Retrieved from:

City of Toronto. (2005, Aug). Regent Park Strategy for the Provision of Community Services. Retrieved from:

Toronto Community Housing

TCHC. (2005, Dec). Regent Park Revitalization Project, Design, Build and Marketing Request for Proposals. 

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