Media Advisory: Eric Kuhne Presentation on Building Great Cities

    TORONTO, June 1 /CNW/ - Renowned architect and city-builder Eric R. Kuhne
presents his pivotal speech "Marketplace of Ideas." He advocates creating
mixed-use centres of excellence, connected to the city's soul by understanding
its culture, architecture, geography, customs and history.
    The Toronto Economic Development Corporation is co-hosting the event with
the city's Planning and Growth Management Committee.
    In his presentation Kuhne makes a passionate appeal to contemporary
society from his experience with cities across four continents. He analyzes
our collective responsibility in redeeming the vitality of cities, and through
examples of his projects worldwide presents his philosophy on city-building.
    Eric Kuhne is a principal of CivicArts, an international design
consultancy in London, England. It is dedicated to the reintegration of
architecture, landscape and the civic arts. For more information see

        WHERE:   Toronto City Hall
                 Council Chambers

        DATE:    Monday, June 4th, 2007

        TIME:    4:00 to 5:30 p.m.

    Torontonians are welcome to attend.

    TEDCO is Toronto's Urban Development Corporation. It owns more than 500
acres of land across the City of Toronto and leases properties to
80 businesses. Incorporated in 1986, TEDCO's unique role is overseen by a
Board of Directors and is responsible to its sole shareholder, the City of
    TEDCO: Celebrating 20 years as Toronto's Urban Development Corporation

For further information:

For further information: Eva Varangu, Director, Communications & Public
Affairs, Toronto Economic Development Corporation, (416) 981-3869,

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