Montréal, University City: A boon for the Metropole and its Neighbourhoods?
Lecture presented on January 18, 2017
Montreal takes pride in being North America’s second University City, a title earned through age-old and recent institutions that contribute to the prestige and influence of the city as well as its economy and urban development. Their expansion creates opportunities to revitalize heritage sites and create new public places. But on a daily basis, what are the implications of having universities as neighbours?
- Dinu Bumbaru, Policy Director of Heritage Montreal
- Clarence Epstein, Ph.D., Senior Director, Urban and Cultural Affairs, Concordia University
- Madeleine Rhéaume, Coordinator, Community Relations, Site Outremont, Université de Montréal
- Gabrielle Immarigeon, Project Manager, Convercité
Lecture presented by the McCord Museum and Heritage Montreal.
City Talks is a series of lectures bringing together city thinkers and builders to share their views on current practical urban issues affecting Montrealers.