EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
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Four ideas or beliefs that have affected the speaker and shaped the way he thinks about cities. They are: the city as a work of art; the measure of the greatness of the city is the character of its institutions; great institutions provide focus and make place in their communities; and that time is visible in the cities. A discussion follws. Then, an "immodest discussion of four projects which we have currently underway, … and they include the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Phoenix Municipal Government Center, the Protland Center for Performing Arts … the Ballet Opera House of Toronto."