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Canadian Urbanism Uncovered

So long and thanks for all the fish

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The Toronto Star reports about how the City of Toronto lost the controversial Aquarium proposal for Exhibition Place due to, among other things, lack of transit connection. Regardless of the ethics or value of Aquaria this story highlights the issue of having public places like the Ex and Ontario Place that are cut off from the city. As well it demonstrates how profitable institutions realize the value of urban proximity or good transit connection.