Tag Archives: placemaking

More on Place Matters

February 26, 2012

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For those of you not tired with my “place matters” jag, please read on. The other interesting part of the work out of the U.S. is that all communities will have a portion of their population that is attached to their community, another that is neutral and a third that is not attached.  The average […]

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Heritage Conservation Districts

February 21, 2012

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Long-awaited progress was made on Guelph’s first Heritage Conservation District today.  The Planning, Building, Engineering and Environment Committee is recommending to Council that we proceed to Phase 2 of the development of a Heritage Conservation District for the Brooklyn and College Hill neighbourhoods.  Phase 1 completed an inventory of the neighbourhoods to determine if they meet […]

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Place Matters

February 9, 2012

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I attended a presentation yesterday on some very interesting research coming out of the U.S. about the importance of place. Their research involved several cities across the U.S. and considered the question – does place still matters in a increasingly virtual world? The answer was a big “yes”. They went further to ask what attaches people to […]

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