Toronto is No Paris

A Canadian writer questions why North American cities look and feel nothing like their European counterparts.
April 7, 2004, 5am PDT | Erin Clark
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Do Europeans maintain a fundamentally different definition of what makes a city than residents of North America? Although French suburbs are developing in similar ways to those surrounding U.S. and Canadian cities--rows of single family homes, strip malls, and single occupancy vehicles--the views about urban form and density remain uniquely European. As this article's author maintains, North Americans live in cities. Europeans inhabit them.

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Published on Sunday, April 4, 2004 in The Toronto Star
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