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Street Signs: Halifax Streets and the Communities They Define

Please join us at Street Signs: Halifax Streets and the Communities They Define for a vibrant and creative dialogue about the future of Barrington Street, one of our city’s most important streets. This event is presented by the Halifax Chamber of Commerce and the Planning & Design Centre. The Planning & Design Centre would also like to thank and acknowledge all of our supporters, collaborators and partners through this event. Please come out to share in the festivities and show your support for creating this important new institution (

Topic:      Barrington Street - The Central Business District
Date:       Thursday, April 2, 2009
Time:       4:00pm - Networking and Refreshments
4:45pm - Panel Discussion
5:30pm - Q&A / Group Discussion

Location: The Carleton, 1685 Argyle Street

Moderator: Frank Palermo - Professor, Dalhousie University Faculty of Architecture & Planning

Louie Lawen - Dexel Developments
Andy Lynch - Principal, Lydon Lynch Architects
Suzanne Saul - Attica Furnishings; Chair, Downtown Halifax Business Commission

Please RSVP your attendance to Cynthia LeClair ( You can also contact the Planning & Design Centre directly ( to confirm your spot on the event’s guest list.