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Our Beautiful City

Our Beautiful City explores the challenges and opportunities that face Toronto today—and the lessons we can learn from other cities.

Each evening will feature a doc about urban affairs and design, followed by an expert discussion to help relate these themes to our great city. Bring your ideas for how to make—and keep—Toronto wonderful.

Lead Sponsor: Worldwide Quest


The Experimental City with Saadia Muzaffar & Ken Greenberg

  • USA
  • 96
  • STC
  • Chad Freidrichs
WED, JULY 24 - 6:30 PM

A timely and colourful look at one of the world's first, and most ambitious, efforts to build a smart city—the Minnesota Experimental City Project.

Past Events

The Venice Syndrome with The Toronto Star’s Shawn Micallef
The Museum with The Toronto Star’s architecture critic Christopher Hume
Dal Puri Diaspora with CBC’s food correspondent Suresh Doss
Campaign: The Making of a Candidate with former mayor David Miller
The Human Scale with Amanda O’Rourke, Executive Director of 8 80 Cities
The Battle for Brooklyn with Toronto City Councillor Joe Cressy
Urbanized with Toronto’s former Chief Planner, Jennifer Keesmat
Sketches of Frank Gehry with The Globe and Mail’s Alex Bozikovic

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