There are a number of projects, across Toronto and internationally, which demonstrate good planning for children and youth. The projects showcased here illustrate how good design at the unit, building and neighborhood scales can improve the livability for current and future families residing

Image of hallway inside 150 Dan Leckie Way
150 Dan Leckie Way

in vertical communities.

The Toronto case studies were selected from areas across the city to demonstrate how we’ve already had some success in planning for children. The international examples demonstrate best-practices in other contexts, and while not every element of these projects could work in Toronto’s context, we chose to highlight elements that could be replicated. Read together, the case studies show the full spectrum of possibilities, which will help inform the Growing Up study.