Saturday, March 21, 2009

Article - In Markham, the dream of an urban village that never was

National Post, March 13
Author: Barry Hertz

More than 10 years ago, a charismatic Cuban American architect embarked on a bold plan to transform a plot of Ontario farmland into a bustling urban utopia, a place where dwellers would swap cars for walking shoes and enjoy a sense of urbanity in what would have otherwise been just another suburb.
Or so that was Andres Duany’s plan.

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