City Talks Lecture - Entertainment districts - McCord Museum

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City Talks

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 6 p.m.

André Dubois, Sainte-Catherine by night, Montreal, 1970. Gift of André Dubois, M2011.43.33 © McCord Museum

Entertainment Districts: A Viable New Driver of Urban Development?

City Talks

The geography of our cultural activities is changing with the profusion of performance venues in Montreal and its suburbs. How does this affect neighbourhood dynamics? Is it a sustainable approach to urban development?


  • Philippe Lupien, Architect and Professor, École de design de l’UQAM
  • Jacques K. Primeau, President of the board of directors of Partenariat du Quartier des spectacles
  • Laurent Lussier, Author, Le Quartier des spectacles et le chantier de l’imaginaire, collective work, 2015

City Talks is a series of lectures bringing  together city thinkers and builders to share their views on current practical urban issues affecting Montrealers.

The lectures are followed by an informal and friendly chat over a glass of wine.
Location:  J. Armand Bombardier Theatre at the McCord Museum

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