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Comparison of urban structure concepts

Comparison of urban structure concepts

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Published by The Group in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning -- Ontario -- Toronto Metropolitan Area.,
  • Toronto Metropolitan Area (Ont.)

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: Greater Toronto Area urban structure concepts study.

    Other titlesGreater Toronto Area urban structure concepts study.
    Statementprepared for the Greater Toronto Coordinating Committee [by] IBI Group ; in association with R.V: Anderson Associates ... [et al].
    SeriesBackground report -- no. 7, Background paper (Greater Toronto Coordinating Committee) -- no. 7
    ContributionsOntario. Office for the Greater Toronto Area., IBI Group., R.V. Anderson Associates.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14705729M

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