Comment 61325

By Rudy Tuesday (anonymous) | Posted March 22, 2011 at 10:55:51 in reply to Comment 61213

And the devil is in the details. Hamilton landed three streets, yes, but vital, noteworthy activity is focused on maybe about a dozen city blocks in total across those three streets. (Overlooking entirely that this is a city with a population of over a half-million.)

Initially impressive though the Ottawa/Locke/James North voting is, the prestigious profile of this contest is evidenced by its woeful crowdsourcing numbers. The Canadian Institute of Planners obviously has little to celebrate in the likes of:

Evergreen Brick Works
Toronto, ON
Public Space
Votes: 15

Chinatown
Toronto, ON
Neighbourhood
Votes: 18

The Beaches
Toronto, ON
Neighbourhood
Votes: 35

Distillery District
Toronto, ON
Neighbourhood
Votes: 42

Kensington Market
Toronto, ON
Neighbourhood
Votes: 42

Downtown Guelph
Guelph, ON
Neighbourhood
Votes: 86


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