The Urbanist

Bays, beaches and riverbanks

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1 July 2021

Episode 507

30 minutes


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We take to the water to see how cities are developing some of their most sought-after pieces of coastal property.

1 July 2021

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Chapter 1

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Chapter 1

New York’s changing East River

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Monocle’s Henry Rees-Sheridan goes on an East River tour to see how some NGOs and private developers are building resilience into New York’s shoreline.

13 minutes

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Chapter 2

6 minutes


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Hong Kong’s Kai Tak redevelopments

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Monocle’s James Chambers goes for a walk in Hong Kong’s Kai Tak to assess the area’s ongoing development.

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Chapter 3

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Chapter 3

Toronto’s beaches

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Monocle’s Tomos Lewis catches some sun as he assesses some of Toronto’s lakeside beaches.

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