Our bad ex­am­ple

The Coast - - THIS WEEK -

I hope our es­teemed mayor and coun­cil were tuned in to the re­spected CBC Radio pro­gram Ideas last Tues­day night. It fea­tured sev­eral world-lead­ing ar­chi­tects as­sem­bled at the Cen­tral Li­brary for the panel dis­cus­sion “Build­ing Ten­sion: When to tear down and when to build up”—us­ing Hal­i­fax as an ex­am­ple for the most part of what NOT to do. The one-hour dis­cus­sion can to­gether with pho­tos from around down­town can be found at http://bit.ly/hal­i­faxideas. It’s worth a lis­ten.

Peter Lewis via email

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