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<b>Source: the <i>Toronto Star</i>, July 8, 1953.</b><br /> <br /> One of Metro’s first acts was to announce in July 1953 that its executive committee had unanimously approved a motion by Gardiner to meet with regional planning authorities to discuss what was soon dubbed the Lakeshore Expressway. The highway would run from the Humber Bridge to Woodbine Avenue. Two sections would be elevated (Humber Bridge to Bathurst Street, and Cherry Street to Woodbine), with surface streets handling the traffic flow through downtown. Toronto Mayor <a href="http://torontoist.com/2012/02/lampy-versus-big-daddy/" target="_blank">Allan Lamport</a> urged caution with construction—“We can’t go too fast on this. It is absolutely essential.” One of the main questions involved on which side of the CNE grounds the expressway should be built: Should it be go up on the north side, along the rail corridor, or on the south via fill into the lake?
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Source: the Toronto Star, July 8, 1953.

One of Metro’s first acts was to announce in July 1953 that its executive committee had unanimously approved a motion by Gardiner to meet with regional planning authorities to discuss what was soon dubbed the Lakeshore Expressway. The highway would run from the Humber Bridge to Woodbine Avenue. Two sections would be elevated (Humber Bridge to Bathurst Street, and Cherry Street to Woodbine), with surface streets handling the traffic flow through downtown. Toronto Mayor Allan Lamport urged caution with construction—“We can’t go too fast on this. It is absolutely essential.” One of the main questions involved on which side of the CNE grounds the expressway should be built: Should it be go up on the north side, along the rail corridor, or on the south via fill into the lake?

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