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Where We Gather: Public vs. Private Space


November 6, 2019 6:30 PM


8:00 pm


North York Central Library 5120 Yonge St, North York, ON


The final session examines the distinction between public space and private space. The types of activities currently permitted in Toronto’s public spaces, as well as future-focused suggestions for change will be discussed.

This session will also highlight situations where private spaces mimic public ones such as bookstores, coffee shops and the opportunities and obstacles of each.

Speakers for this session:

  • Dave Harvey, Founder and Executive Director, Park People
  • Shawn Micallef, Co-founder, Spacing Magazine
  • Jane Wolff, Associate Professor, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, University of Toronto

Moderated by Marieme Lo, Associate Professor and Associate Director, Education, School of Cities, University of Toronto

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